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 December 9, 2022
112
Listed
117
Avg. DOM
$230.83
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$339,450
Med. List Price
112 Properties
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Open 12/10
1427 SW 34th Ave #205 Altoona, IA 50009
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,314
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
1
Day on Site
664755
MLS
Looking for a luxurious 55+ community with amazing amenities and a maintenance free lifestyle AND equity growth? Look no further than this beautiful Elm suite condo in the Vintage Cooperatives of...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,407
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
3
Days on Site
663834
MLS
NOTE: $5,000 ALLOWANCE (towards upgrades or monthly fees) if purchased by January 31, 2023! Vintage Cooperative of Altoona offers a maintenance-free alternative to home ownership that is uniquely...
Open 12/11
2841 SW Orinoco Ct Altoona, IA 50009
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,148
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
9
Days on Site
664483
MLS
Super nice two-story townhome! Spacious living area with vaulted ceiling that is open to the dining area and kitchen! 2 large bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, second level laundry, and a basement already...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,596
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
9
Days on Site
664500
MLS
High quality Tanzanite resale-better than new with full wood privacy fence and high end blinds throughout! Open, light and bright floor plan! Spacious kitchen and dining area open to the living space...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,407
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
10
Days on Site
663831
MLS
NOTE: $5,000 ALLOWANCE (towards upgrades or monthly fees) if purchased by January 31, 2023! Vintage Cooperative of Altoona offers a maintenance-free alternative to home ownership that is uniquely...
4
Beds
2
Baths
853
Sq.Ft.
1982
Year Built
11
Days on Site
664351
MLS
4 Bedroom -2.5 car garage - Nearly half an acre lot -in Altoona for Under $200,000! Check out this split foyer w/ 4 bedrooms, 2 Full bathrooms & 2 office/flex rooms. The Living room and Dining area...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,105
Sq.Ft.
1913
Year Built
11
Days on Site
664387
MLS
Newly remodeled, move in ready house in Altoona! Close to shopping and entertainment. 3 bedrooms for those growing families. Large backyard with an extra parcel. New roof in 2012 and garage roof...
Open 12/10
2138 SW 26th Ave Altoona, IA 50009
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,428
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
12
Days on Site
664312
MLS
Greenland Homes presents a 3 bedroom favorite, the Madison Plan. Your family won't struggle to find room with 1428 Sq. ft. of living space. 3 baths, Convenient 2nd floor laundry. The home has a 2-car...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,417
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
17
Days on Site
663829
MLS
NOTE: $5,000 ALLOWANCE (towards upgrades or monthly fees) if purchased by January 31, 2023! Vintage Cooperative of Altoona offers a maintenance-free alternative to home ownership that is uniquely...
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,452
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
18
Days on Site
664009
MLS
One of Altoona's largest IN-TOWN ACREAGES, over 2 acres, is ready for it's new owners to make it their own. This magnificent 3 bedroom 4 bath home is very spacious with over 2400 square feet on the...
Open 12/10
722 SE 28th St Altoona, IA 50009
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,372
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
18
Days on Site
664162
MLS
Looking for a spacious, well-maintained home with an open concept? Look no further! This ranch home offers vaulted ceilings in the living, dining, and kitchen areas. Stainless steel appliances and...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,498
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
19
Days on Site
664102
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Hamilton plan. This floor plan provides 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and a 3-car garage in a single-level, open living space. This home also offers a...