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 January 27, 2023
56
Listed
111
Avg. DOM
$305.96
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$520,750
Med. List Price
56 Properties
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Open 1/29
825 Wolf Creek Dr Polk City,  IA 50226
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,707
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
2
Days on Site
666747
MLS
Maintenance free townhome living with all the comfort and privacy of a single family home! This 3 bed, 2 bath ranch stand-alone townhome is one level living at its best with 1700+ finished sq ft and...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,412
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
3
Days on Site
666629
MLS
What a great spot in Polk City. Sit on your large deck and enjoy the view of the beautiful pond
This ranch style townhome features an open floor plan, beautiful wood floors, 2 bedrooms and 2 full...
2
Beds
1
Baths
857
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
4
Days on Site
666556
MLS
Come and see this charming split-foyer home just a few block from the heart of Polk City with wonderful updates. Entering the home, the split foyer leads you downstairs or upstairs. Moving...
Open 1/29
960 Tyler St Polk City,  IA 50226
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,540
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
4
Days on Site
666566
MLS
No description available...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,675
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
666531
MLS
No description available...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,648
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
666532
MLS
No description available...
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,190
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
5
Days on Site
666543
MLS
Quit dreaming & start packing. Located in Polk City with Ankeny schools, this 5 bed, 4.5 bath has something for everyone. Completely redone top to bottom you'll feel you're stepping into a brand new...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,757
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
9
Days on Site
666420
MLS
Beautiful 4 bed, 3 bath ranch with over 3000 sq ft finished located in Creekview Estates. Spacious living room w/ floor to ceiling stone fireplace that opens to the kitchen & dining which makes it...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,757
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
9
Days on Site
666422
MLS
Feel at home in this cozy 4 bed, 3 bath ranch with almost 2700 sq ft finished in Creekview Estates. Enjoy the open floor plan with floor to ceiling stone fireplace. Master suite on main with tray...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,609
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
9
Days on Site
666428
MLS
This 4 bedroom, 3 bath Ranch home features over 2500 sq ft of quality finish! This modern and functional floorplan is sure to impress with the open concept great room to kitchen & dining area. The...
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,457
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
16
Days on Site
666062
MLS
This Trust Builders Harlan ranch open, split bedroom plan the Vaulted Great Room is located conveniently to maximize space with over sized picture windows, LVP Flooring. The floor plan boast 9' Main...
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,401
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
17
Days on Site
665950
MLS
This Trust Builders Stockton II ranch has unique features guaranteed to please. As a split bedroom plan the Great Room is oversized plus located conveniently to maximize space with over sized picture...