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

Discover the Activities, Entertainment and Advantages of Living in Polk City

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 May 29, 2022
36
Listed
59
Avg. DOM
$299.09
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$545,000
Med. List Price
36 Properties
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5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,875
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
3
Days on Site
652826
MLS
Gorgeous, WOW, There is so much room! These are all the things you will think or say when you walk into your dream home! The 2 story foyer and great room greet you as you walk in. To the right is...
5
Beds
2F23/411/2
Baths
3,095
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
3
Days on Site
652983
MLS
The home was designed with the refined eye of the owners and architects who together created a beautiful floor plan with timeless and detailed finishes. This lodge-like ranch is private and nestled...
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
2,639
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
4
Days on Site
652878
MLS
Beautiful 2 Story home on quiet cul de sac, walking distance to West Elementary! This home sits on nearly 1/2 acre and backs to trees. Open floorplan is great for entertaining. Great kitchen with...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,506
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
652748
MLS
Welcome to the Everest Scandinavian plan by Orton Homes! This ranch home in Creekview Estates boasts 2,300 of finished SF. Orton Homes has thought of everything you'd want on this one! Main floor has...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,916
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
652533
MLS
Welcome to this executive coastal farmhouse ranch with over 3,100 total sq ft of finish! On the main level you'll love the open concept great room to kitchen & dining area with white oak accents. The...
6
Beds
5F13/4
Baths
4,874
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
7
Days on Site
652548
MLS
Private, wooded lot in Ankeny school district. Quick access to the lake, ponds, bike trails, yet close to all the amenities Ankeny has to offer. This 6 bedroom home on a wooded .63 acres has over...
Open 5/29
625 Pelican Dr Polk City, IA 50226
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,762
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
11
Days on Site
652374
MLS
*Home is close to COMPLETE* Ledgewood Builders presents their Aspen plan on beautiful treed lot! This amazing home offers over 2,800 sq ft of finished space and boasts 4 bedrooms (plus full office...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,020
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
14
Days on Site
652012
MLS
Beautiful home in an established Polk City neighborhood! Sits on a corner lot with a new roof and gutters in 2019. So well maintained with a newer furnace, ac, deck, paint, carpet, granite and...
4
Beds
1F23/411/2
Baths
2,218
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
17
Days on Site
651842
MLS
Just minutes away from Saylorville, Big Creek and the Tournament Club Golf Course, this home has everything to offer. The main floor has hardwood floors, living room with fireplace, formal dining...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
2,178
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
20
Days on Site
651555
MLS
24 Hour Sale / Walk-up Ranch on a daylight lot.
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,697
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
21
Days on Site
651398
MLS
Gorgeous new townhomes at the Tournament Club of Iowa Golf Course by Ironwood Homes, the Homeshow's People's Choice award winning builder! Totally redesigned and modern plan. Open and spacious...
3
Beds
1F23/4
Baths
1,738
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
24
Days on Site
651401
MLS
Gorgeous new townhomes at the Tournament Club of Iowa Golf Course by Ironwood Homes, the Homeshow's People's Choice award winning builder! Totally redesigned and modern plan. Open and spacious...