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 December 2, 2021
48
Listed
67
Avg. DOM
$259.61
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$432,400
Med. List Price
48 Properties
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3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,566
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
3
Days on Site
642355
MLS
This beautiful, meticulously-cared-for daylight ranch is located in Grimes' Autumn Park neighborhood! You're welcomed by an open concept floorplan w/ vaulted ceiling, large windows & crisp white trim....
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
2,221
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
4
Days on Site
642279
MLS
Destiny Homes presents their Hansbury II floor plan in Grimes' Beaverbrooke development. This plan features over 2200 square feet of finish, 4 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. Spacious kitchen with painted...
4
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
2,205
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
4
Days on Site
642291
MLS
Beautiful ranch home by Genesis Homes with over 3500 sq ft of finished living space. This plan features top of the line features including painted and stained cabinets, quartz countertops throughout,...
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,095
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
9
Days on Site
635348
MLS
Welcome to North Pointe. This luxury community is nestled between 4 communities Polk City, Grimes, Johnston and Ankeny. Life Style Development, Inc. built this custom 1.5 story Executive home that...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,614
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
14
Days on Site
641913
MLS
Here's your opportunity for like-new construction without the wait! This Destiny Homes resale features the popular Trestle floor plan with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a loft, and over 1600 square feet of...
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,867
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
14
Days on Site
641976
MLS
Amazing opportunity! Awe-inspiring modern 5 bedroom, 4 car garage, walkout ranch home w/ over 3,200 finished SF in the brand new Willow Hills neighborhood! Still time for buyer to make some...
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,765
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
14
Days on Site
641980
MLS
Located on a quiet Willow Hills cul-de-sac & backing to the greenbelt, this gorgeous modern home will be loaded w/ upgrades! 4 bedroom, 4 car garage, walkout ranch home w/ over 3,00 finished SF!...
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,950
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
16
Days on Site
641762
MLS
Welcome to the the new Willow Hills Development! Complete WOW factor w/ this contemporary/modern walkout ranch by Brenner Built that over looks a bike path and pond. This home will be sure to impress...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,807
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
17
Days on Site
641692
MLS
Arlington II plan features 1807 sq. ft. and a spacious Eat in kitchen with quartz counter tops, breakfast bar, GE appliances. Sliders overlooking a deck and fully sodded yard. Great room features gas...
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,659
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
18
Days on Site
641643
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, proudly presents the Reagan plan. This home comes with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a 3-car attached garage! An open floor plan and hard surface flooring await you in...
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,091
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
21
Days on Site
641532
MLS
Brenner Built Homes is introducing their Anaheim Plan to Willow Hills. Modern exterior with the flat roof lines and a 4 car side load garage. 5 bedroom 3.5 bath will be sure to impress with almost...
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,837
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
22
Days on Site
641479
MLS
KRM Custom Homes invites you to come see this impressive custom Ruby plan that prides itself with modern lifestyle in the perfect location. The grand 11' ceilings in the entry & great room invite...