Gideon Bay Lake Minnetonka Real Estate
This regarded bay is located west of Excelsior Bay on the southern shoreline of Lake Minnetonka. Gideon Bay is named after a horticulturist named Pete Gideon who took up a 160 acre claim on this body of water and there created the wealthy apple, the first apple to survive the harsh Minnesota winters. Gideon Bay is home to Tonka Bay’s Shorewood Marina and Yacht Club. Old Orchard Pointe, Solberg Point and Sunrise Pointe are three residential real estate areas to note. The three cities converge on the shores of this bay are Excelsior, Shorewood and Tonka Bay.