Why is it Great to Live in Grimes, IA?

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Grimes, Iowa Location

Located to the northwest of Des Moines, Grimes is the perfect combination of urban and rural – and as an added bonus, is positioned for transportation ease along Highway 141 and 80/35. With a current population just over 13,000, Grimes has grown by more than 80 percent since 2000.

Grimes, Iowa Schools

Grimes, along with neighboring community Dallas Center, forms the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District system which draws students from both Polk and Dallas County. The high school (grades 9 through 12) and Oak View (grades 7-8) are in Grimes, and the middle school (grades 5 and 6) is in Dallas Center. Dallas Center Elementary (grades K through 4) is in Dallas Center, and Heritage, South Prairie Elementary and North Ridge Elementary (all grades K through 4) are in Grimes. 

Grimes, Iowa Community

Grimes provides the small-town feel typical of the Midwest, without giving up amenities to entertain and provide for your family. The community has a variety of options for families who enjoy leading an active lifestyle, including a sports complex that features a skate park, soccer and baseball fields; two public, 18-hole golf courses within driving distance (Jester Park and Beaver Creek); Climb Iowa; Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park; MB2 Racing and more. 

This growing community is ever-increasing in popularity for families looking to get their start near the Des Moines metropolitan area, but who want a small-town upbringing for their children. Contact Ankeny Real Estate Group to learn more about homes available in Grimes.

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

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Grimes September 29, 2022
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Listed
93
Avg. DOM
$259.45
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$414,400
Med. List Price
65 Properties
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Open 10/2
1520 NE Mockingbird Ln Grimes, IA 50111
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,621
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
1
Day on Site
661086
MLS
What a stunning end unit townhome! When you enter the home you'll be overtaken by the natural light coming in through all of the windows in the main living space. This is one of the few units within...
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,983
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
7
Days on Site
660712
MLS
Custom Ranch with 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and over 3500 finished sqft located in a quiet cul de sac. Custom options include 2x6 construction, 12' family room ceiling, 8' front/interior doors,...
4
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,876
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
9
Days on Site
660536
MLS
Kimberley's Amazing Charlotte Ranch Plan sitting on a culdesac in Heritage at Grimes. Footsteps away from fun new parks, water features, ice cream shop, restaurants and Heritage Elementary School....
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,632
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
10
Days on Site
660470
MLS
Fantastic, Move-In Ready, Spacious ... all describe this re-sale home built by Drake Homes at Jase Landing. This 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath features an open vaulted family room showcasing a n impressive...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,636
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
11
Days on Site
660372
MLS
All information obtained from seller and public records.
5
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,669
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
11
Days on Site
660381
MLS
Welcome home to this 5 bedroom/3 bath walkout ranch with over 2,800 sq ft of quality finished space. Open concept floor plan with
split 3 bedrooms on main level, laundry, dining area, master...
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,576
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
11
Days on Site
660417
MLS
At 44 West, Grimes' newest high performance and low maintenance modern townhomes, you really canLove Where You Live and enjoy life without the worry and hassle of outside maintenance. There is no...
Open 10/2
204 NE Little Beaver Dr Grimes, IA 50111
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,312
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
11
Days on Site
660431
MLS
BETTER THAN NEW! This townhome has been immaculately cared for, including quality products and great craftsmanship throughout. Make this 2-bedroom split floor plan 3 baths and 2 car garage your own....
6
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,936
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
14
Days on Site
660189
MLS
Almost Complete! Over 3600 sf ft of impeccable quality finishes, 6 BR Walkout Ranch! Open floor plan, inviting great room with hardwood floors & fireplace. Spacious kitchen with upgraded appliances,...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,056
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
14
Days on Site
660294
MLS
Amazing location! Close to restaurants, Saylorville Lake, Johnston schools and quick access to highway 141. This townhome is like new and has been meticulously well cared for. All new kitchen...
Open 10/2
315 SW Hickory Circle Grimes, IA 50111
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,936
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
15
Days on Site
660179
MLS
FANTASTIC LOCATION! Don't miss this one owner, well-cared for, 2 story home on cul-de-sac. There's room for everyone with approx 2,700 finished SF, 4 bedrooms, and 3-1/2 baths. Large, fenced yard...
5
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,134
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
15
Days on Site
660186
MLS
Looking for a spacious home with plenty of room to grow? Come check out this 5-bedroom home in Grimes! This home has a ton of great features, starting with the beautiful, vaulted ceilings in the...