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 21, 2021
51
Listed
66
Avg. DOM
$259.76
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$449,000
Med. List Price
51 Properties
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4
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,568
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
2
Days on Site
637937
MLS
Here is the perfect ranch home for you! 4 bdrms, 3 bath, finished lower level with wet bar, mudroom, pantry, fenced yard, covered porch and covered deck! Family room has fireplace and perfect...
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,260
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637693
MLS
You do not want to miss out on this beautiful Ranch home! Situated on the southern part of town, it's close to literally everything! You will absolutely LOVE the location!

When you first...
4
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
2,212
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637660
MLS
OH MY! This house is gorgeous inside and out! Enjoy splashing around in your 18*36 in-ground HEATED/SALT WATER pool- new liner w/elec cover & entertain family/friends on your 26*18 deck. Inside...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,798
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637739
MLS
Don't miss out on this luxurious 4 Bedroom (extra bonus non-conforming room in lower level as well), 3 Bathroom, Custom Ranch Home in the Johnston School District. Fall in love with this stunning...
6
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,690
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
14
Days on Site
637214
MLS
WOW! This Evervail 1.5 Story home is a showstopper! You'll love the warm contemporary vibes this home provides. Main floor features 2 story gathering room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace, large...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,636
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
15
Days on Site
636973
MLS
Helmsley ranch with finished lower level. Open concept home plan with 2 spacious beds on main level and 2 additional bedrooms in basement. Covered deck, upgraded exterior with shake accents,...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,652
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
15
Days on Site
637038
MLS
Orton's Helmsley ranch plan with finished lower level. Located on a walk-out lot with irrigation. All information obtained from Seller and public records.
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,149
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
15
Days on Site
637043
MLS
Westbury two story home plan. Situated in sought after Heritage at Grimes community. Just down the street from school. Hardi siding and upgraded black windows give this home gorgeous curb appeal....
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
2,053
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
15
Days on Site
637055
MLS
D.R. Horton, America's Builder, presents the Bellhaven plan. This open concept, 2-story home has 4 large bedrooms & 2.5 baths. The main level living area offers solid surface floors throughout for...
4
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
950
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
15
Days on Site
636987
MLS
This home offers 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, and a kitchen/dining area. The main bathroom is tiled around the tube to give it a very clean look. The backyard has a fully fenced in backyard...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,497
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
19
Days on Site
636976
MLS
Welcome to the Camdon Ranch by Orton Homes. Great split bedroom plan features private primary suite plus 2 additional bedrooms on the main floor. Open floor plan with vaulted main area, wood surface...
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,652
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
19
Days on Site
636980
MLS
Don't miss this fresh Modern Farmhouse Baldwin II plan by Orton Homes. You'll appreciate this efficient layout with a total of 4 Bedrooms and 3.5 baths, including a rarity for a ranch, a main level...