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 January 19, 2022
72
Listed
98
Avg. DOM
$220.90
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$332,625
Med. List Price
72 Properties
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3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,635
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
644358
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Neuville plan. This floor plan offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in a single-level living space. The main living area offers solid surface flooring throughout...
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
2,356
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
644361
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Holland plan. This two-story, open concept home provides 4 large bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The main level living area offers solid surface flooring...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,498
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
644363
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Hamilton plan. This home provides 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths in an open living space with a finished basement. The main living area offers solid surface...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,498
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
644364
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Hamilton plan. This home design provides 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths in a single-level, open living space. The lower living area offers solid surface...
4
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,534
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
644225
MLS
Destiny Homes presents their newest, DESIGNER Series floor plan, the Braxton. This ranch plan features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and over 2500 square feet of gorgeous living space. Main level includes a...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,394
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
6
Days on Site
644205
MLS
Welcome home to this impeccably decorated split foyer that looks like it was designed by Chip and Joanna Gaines. The multilevel main floor has a great flow and open concept. The hard wood floors are...
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,218
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
6
Days on Site
644247
MLS
Eisenhower A ranch plan offers 1218 sq. ft. of living area on main level. Eat-in kitchen features breakfast bar & stainless steel appliance package. Drop zone and laundry off of the kitchen. The open...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,433
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
9
Days on Site
643895
MLS
Villas at Tuscany offering the 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
1F13/4
Baths
1,358
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
9
Days on Site
643905
MLS
Villas at Tuscany's offering the Chariton Floorplan! With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, quartz countertops, and a 30-year water proofing foundation, Video doorbell, passive radon system and more! This...
3
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,342
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
9
Days on Site
643607
MLS
Tuscany Twinhomes' popular Charleston plan in Altoona! This home features a finished lower level, Quartz Countertops, and views looking out at the communities walking/biking trail. We provide a...
3
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,340
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
13
Days on Site
643842
MLS
Don't give up on your New Year's Resolution yet. This WALKOUT ranch townhome is worth committing to. A beloved Hubbell plan, this Charleston resale is functional and spacious with a combined 2,300SF....
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,742
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
14
Days on Site
643826
MLS
Check out this great 2-story in a prime location. Close to Target, Lowe's, Walmart, restaurants and so much more! This home has everything you are looking for 3 car garage, 4 bedrooms, family...