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 January 27, 2023
52
Listed
115
Avg. DOM
$302.35
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$549,400
Med. List Price
52 Properties
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3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,752
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
1
Day on Site
666765
MLS
Welcome home to this move in ready 2 story home in Grimes on a corner lot. This spacious home is conveniently located close to the interstate, shopping, restaurants and much more. Located in a...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,244
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
2
Days on Site
666732
MLS
Stunning Drake Homes resale located in Johnston school district in a great neighborhood. From the minute you see the eye catching exterior to the inside of this stylish and spacious 4 bedroom home,...
Open 1/29
712 SE 4th St Grimes,  IA 50111
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,236
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
4
Days on Site
666603
MLS
This beautiful brick house has so many amazing features! Starting outside you have the full metal roof and large wrap-around deck, along with a very spacious backyard. Behind the 2-car attached...
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,308
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
11
Days on Site
666278
MLS
Welcome home to Caymus Park! This beautiful single villa with ZERO entry home offers exactly what you've been waiting for: quality construction, stylish interior finishes & that stress-free home you...
Open 1/29
701 NE 21st St Grimes,  IA 50111
5
Beds
1F23/411/2
Baths
2,149
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
17
Days on Site
666006
MLS
This home is a cut above new construction. Live in the ageless, updated city of Grimes. This 2021 built home with spacious living awaits you in this stylish 2-story design that features 4 bedrooms, 3...
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,308
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
17
Days on Site
666058
MLS
Welcome home to Caymus Park! This beautiful single villa with ZERO entry home offers exactly what you've been waiting for: quality construction, stylish interior finishes & that stress-free home you...
Open 1/29
601 SE 15th St Grimes,  IA 50111
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,335
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
22
Days on Site
665856
MLS
Welcome Home! This beautiful ranch homes features 4 bedrooms, almost 2200 sqft of finished living space and located in a beautiful Grimes Conservation Community. The main level of this home...
Open 2/5
2508 NE 10th Ct Grimes,  IA 50111
5
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,465
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
24
Days on Site
665681
MLS
Beautiful 1.5 story walkout on culdesac in Johnston Schools on .626 acres, approximately 3,889 total sq ft finished and 25 ft deep 3rd stall garage! Open main level has a 2 story great room, floor to...
5
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,853
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
37
Days on Site
665262
MLS
Frampton Homes custom details & quality shine in this gorgeous walkout ranch that checks all the boxes-3000+sf of living space, located in Willow Hills, 1/3 acre lot & backs to trees! The 8' front...
Open 1/29
2109 NE Ewing Circle Grimes,  IA 50111
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,413
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
40
Days on Site
665083
MLS
***$10,000 incentive*** Paramount Homes has a $10,000 incentive to be used most any way you wish as long as the home closes on or before 2-15-23. Use it for more appliances, window coverings,...
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,257
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
44
Days on Site
664999
MLS
Welcome to this incredible, two-story walk-out home w/ over 3,000 sq ft of finish. Quietly nestled in a cul-de-sac on the NW side of Grimes, once you take a step inside, you will want to make it...
Open 1/29
1161 NW 30th Ct Grimes,  IA 50111
5
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,868
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
45
Days on Site
664951
MLS
This stunning walkout ranch sits on one of the best lots in Willow Hills! With over 3200 sq ft of finished space, you have plenty of room for family and friends for the holidays. Get warm and cozy...