Why is it Great to Live in Polk City, IA?

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Polk City, Iowa Location

Nestled in the heart of Iowa's lake country on the northern bounds of the Des Moines metro, Polk City combines the best of small-town outdoor living and big city convenience. The community’s population of just over 4,000 generates a family-friendly atmosphere, while numerous parks and recreational locations are perfect for an active lifestyle. Polk City is a just a short ten-minute drive from all the amenities Ankeny has to offer.

Polk City, Iowa Schools

Polk City is served by the North Polk Community School District. It has two elementary schools, North Polk West and North Polk Central Elementary; one middle school, North Polk Middle School; and one high school, North Polk Community High School.

Polk City, Iowa Community

Bordered by Saylorville Lake and Big Creek State Park, Polk City offers a diverse four-season playground sure to appeal to any outdoor enthusiast. Saylorville Lake is a 26,000-acre area that provides unlimited outdoor fun with two swimming beaches, a full-service marina, modern camping and picnic areas, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and more. On the western shore of Saylorville Lake, Jester Park also offers camping, horseback riding and golfing in a quiet country setting, just across the mile-long bridge from Polk City.

Other outdoor activities in town include the Neal Smith Bike Trail and Tournament Club of Iowa (TCI), a premier 18-hole, public golf course and residential community. TCI is an Arnold Palmer Signature Course available for private and corporate outings, general dining and catered events.

In addition to outdoor fun, Polk City has access to convenient shopping and retail locations, an arts center, restaurants and more.

If you lead an active lifestyle or are in search of a quiet community to raise your family, Polk City may be the best fit for you. Contact Ankeny Real Estate Group to learn more about homes available in Polk City.

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

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Polk City September 29, 2022
53
Listed
104
Avg. DOM
$305.33
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$549,900
Med. List Price
53 Properties
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3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,600
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
660938
MLS
This Trust Builders Sanborn ranch has unique features guaranteed to please. As a split bedroom plan the Great Room is located conveniently to maximize space with over sized picture windows, LVP...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,352
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
7
Days on Site
660731
MLS
Looking for a home in the heart of Polk City? Look no further! This 2 bed 1.5 bath home is ready for new owners to love & care for it & make it their own! One of a kind layout custom designed in...
Open 10/2
10356 42nd St Polk City, IA 50226
4
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
2,437
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
8
Days on Site
660646
MLS
Beautifully well-kept home located in a quiet cul de sac. This 4 BR, 4 BA 2-story home sits on an acre of land. As you enter, make your way into the large kitchen, living room, formal dining room, &...
Open 10/2
1105 Oakwood Dr Polk City, IA 50226
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,243
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
13
Days on Site
656252
MLS
Pictures can't do this property justice, you have to come see it. It's been described as a fairytale property. Beautiful walkout ranch on large wooded lot perched high above the first hole of the...
6
Beds
2F23/4
Baths
1,630
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
15
Days on Site
660117
MLS
This Trust Builders Carson ranch is a must see. You are welcomed into a spacious entry over looking the Great Room with over sized picture windows and LVP Flooring as well as a rear stair to the...
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,713
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
658381
MLS
Innovision Homes brings their Abbigail Plan to Polk City, situated on one of the last walk out lots in Bridgeview. This home will be sure to impress w/ 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and over 2750...
Open 10/2
509 E Broadway St Polk City, IA 50226
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,920
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
658451
MLS
Welcome to your dream home on an incredible 0.823 acre lot backing to trees & government land for amazing privacy. This executive walkout ranch is loaded w/ upgrades & custom features, contact an...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,817
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
658532
MLS
Move-in-ready spec home with a custom feel located in desirable Polk City, IA (Completion: Mid-late September)

If so, we've got the *perfect* listing for you!

From the moment you...
5
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,865
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
659088
MLS
Welcome to the Cardinal Plan by Redwood Builders! This Polk City ranch home features a great open concept main level, 5 bedrooms and 3.5 full bathrooms, and over 3,000 sq feet finished. This is a...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,166
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
659302
MLS
Charming ranch home in Four Seasons- Polk City's newest development. This four bedroom, three and a half bath home features a 3 car garage and 2166 sqft on main level- 3900 TOTAL. Covered front...
5
Beds
2F23/411/2
Baths
2,970
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
659781
MLS
Caliber 2 Story with over 3700 sqft finished backing to trees and a creek + a 4 car garage! Privacy and views are maximized with well placed Pella windows, a 4 seasons room and large composite deck...
5
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,408
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
659702
MLS
Beautiful new construction located in Creekview Estates in Polk City. This five bedroom home is close to Saylorville Lake, TCI Golf Course, Big Creek and numerous outdoor recreational activities....