Why is it Great to Live in Altoona, IA?

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Altoona, Iowa Location

Conveniently located just off I-80 and Highway 65, Altoona is the perfect blend of urban and rural. With a population just over 18,000, the community has a small-town feel in close proximity to convenient shopping, entertainment and metropolitan attractions. Paired with a strong, Iowa educational system, Altoona is a desirable location for many central Iowans. 

Altoona, Iowa Schools

Altoona is a part of the Southeast Polk Community School District, one of the finest, and largest (14th) in the state of Iowa and one of the fastest growing. The district has nine elementary schools, one junior high and one high school.

Altoona, Iowa Community

From Adventureland Amusement Park to Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Altoona has a host of activities for people of all ages. Residents have plenty of amenities at their fingertips with retail locations, including Bass Pro Shops, Target, Lowe’s, grocery stores, clothing and salon options and more. As an added bonus, the town is only a few miles from downtown Des Moines.

Employment opportunities in the growing community are endless with a new Facebook data center, Prairie Meadows, Kent Feeds, Iowa Cold Storage LLC, Ziegler Inc. and more.

Contact Ankeny Real Estate Group to learn more about homes available in Altoona.

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Altoona, IA.

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Altoona September 21, 2021
65
Listed
78
Avg. DOM
$213.23
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$314,300
Med. List Price
65 Properties
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3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,092
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637947
MLS
Amazing 2 story home with nearly 2100 sq ft. The main level features a gigantic family room with a gas fireplace, eat in kitchen area with updated features such as beautifully painted cabinets,...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,433
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637860
MLS
Villas at Tuscany offers our Jasmine floorplan! With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and an open concept living space, with a 30-year water proofing foundation, Video doorbell, passive radon system and...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,352
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637864
MLS
$5,000 incentive available on this home! Tuscany Reserve offers our 2-Story Scranton Walkout which features with 3 bedrooms, cultured marble countertops all bathrooms, & electric fireplace! 30-Year...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,352
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637876
MLS
$5,000 incentive available on this home! Tuscany Reserve offers our 2-Story Scranton Walkout which features with 3 bedrooms, cultured marble countertops all bathrooms, & electric fireplace! 30-Year...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
840
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637966
MLS
Great Altoona location! Updated 3 bedroom, 1 full bath on main level. Partial finish in basement with 3/4 bath. Basement perfect for 2nd family room or play room also with storage area. Brand new...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,272
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637982
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Aldridge plan. You'll find 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms in an open concept, ranch-style layout with this floor plan. Enjoy solid surface flooring...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,272
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637984
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Aldridge plan. You'll find 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms in an open concept, ranch-style layout with this floor plan. Enjoy solid surface flooring...
4
Beds
1F23/411/2
Baths
1,800
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
5
Days on Site
637815
MLS
Great two-story home in Venbury neighborhood of Altoona. Open floor plan on main level with Formal Dining/Living Room, large Kitchen with tons of cabinets, Stainless Steel appliances, Dining area and...
2
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,390
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
5
Days on Site
637842
MLS
Welcome to this well maintained 2 bedroom, 3 bath townhome situated in Ironwood development across from Pirates Park. The covered front porch invites you inside where you find a nice living room...
Open 10/7
1427 SW 34th Ave Altoona, IA 50009
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,232
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637722
MLS
Vintage Cooperative of Altoona offers a maintenance-free alternative to home ownership that is uniquely different from other 55+ housing options. Featuring the finest in quality construction, our...
Open 10/7
1427 SW 34th Ave Altoona, IA 50009
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,407
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637747
MLS
Vintage Cooperative of Altoona offers a maintenance-free alternative to home ownership that is uniquely different from other 55+ housing options. Featuring the finest in quality construction, our...
Open 10/7
1427 SW 34th Ave Altoona, IA 50009
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,641
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637748
MLS
Vintage Cooperative of Altoona offers a maintenance-free alternative to home ownership that is uniquely different from other 55+ housing options. Featuring the finest in quality construction, our...