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 May 29, 2022
54
Listed
71
Avg. DOM
$284.01
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$460,445
Med. List Price
54 Properties
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4
Beds
2
Baths
1,026
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
3
Days on Site
652538
MLS
What a wonderful opportunity to own this home in the heart of downtown Grimes. Nice sized family room and 4th bedroom in the lower level. Fenced backyard with oversized Two car detached garage....
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,608
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
3
Days on Site
652971
MLS
Stunning home built in 2020 in prime Grimes location. The 1st floor features a welcoming open concept w/ LVP flooring throughout. The kitchen features white cabinets w/ quartz countertops, stainless...
Open 6/5
2408 Park Dr Grimes, IA 50111
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,419
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
3
Days on Site
652923
MLS
Custom Tuscan Walkout Ranch in Bridge Creek! Galley style kitchen has mega pantry and butler door (The seller's favorite feature!). Check out the secret pocket doors. The Knotty Alder woodwork...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,530
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
3
Days on Site
653009
MLS
Updated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home in Grimes!
The list of new items is long and includes the roof, gutters, carpet, paint inside and out, fixtures, stainless steel appliances, quartz...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,772
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
4
Days on Site
652846
MLS
Welcome home to this 2-story home in an established area in Grimes. With over 2,300 finished sq ft with 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 3-car garage, partially fenced in yard, concrete patio and flat backyard,...
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,610
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
652737
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 6/5
2508 NE 10th Ct Grimes, IA 50111
5
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,465
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
5
Days on Site
652743
MLS
Beautiful 1.5 story walkout on culdesac in Johnston Schools on .626 acres & approx 3889 total sq ft fin! Open main lvl has 2 story great rm, floor to ceiling windows, 2 story gas fp, office & hdwd...
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,610
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
6
Days on Site
652645
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...
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,610
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
652584
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...
3
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,610
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
652583
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 5/29
700 NE 21st St Grimes, IA 50111
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,679
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
10
Days on Site
652424
MLS
Amazing custom-built walk-out ranch with over 3100 sq ft of finish. Spacious open concept with very nice hard wood flooring, beautiful tray ceilings and convenient built-ins. Head out the sliders...
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,251
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
10
Days on Site
652416
MLS
Don't miss this great D.R. Horton floor plan without the wait for a newbuild! 1,900 square feet of finished space! You will fall in love with this
open floor plan offering vaulted ceilings and...