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 21, 2021
21
Listed
90
Avg. DOM
$271.33
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$425,000
Med. List Price
21 Properties
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3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,528
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
638005
MLS
Gorgeous Benchmark Havana plan. This home has a large open kitchen and family room, that looks out over the back yard. The large kitchen island is the gathering place of friends and famiy, and...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,000
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
5
Days on Site
637855
MLS
A rare find in Polk City! This split level home has been lovingly cared for and tastefully updated. Find 3 bedrooms on the upper level, as well as a full bath with brand new tub/surround. Main floor...
4
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
1,631
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
6
Days on Site
637749
MLS
This awesome Polk City home boasts three conventional bedrooms plus a partially finished basement (with egress window, closet, and half bath). On the main level you will find a comfortable living...
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,263
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
20
Days on Site
636873
MLS
Maintenance free townhome living with all the comfort and privacy of a single family home! Paramount Homes Oakridge ranch plan provides an open great room feel for easy entertaining. One level...
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,300
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
20
Days on Site
636889
MLS
An immaculate and meticulously updated town home located in Polk City is ready for a new owner. Located on a corner lot, this property boasts 1300SF both upstairs and downstairs, with 866SF of...
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,402
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
20
Days on Site
636890
MLS
Ledgewood Builders presents the Reno plan with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. This home's welcoming exterior features Hardie plank siding, 3 car garage, & a covered front porch. The main level is just over...
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,039
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
21
Days on Site
636790
MLS
Sage Homes presents the Bayberry plan with office in Polk City with over 3000 sqft of finished living space! This home offers 5 bedrooms plus office and 3.5 baths. You'll love the finished basement...
4
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,560
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
23
Days on Site
636582
MLS
Amazing 2 story with 4 BR 3.5 BA. Gorgeous kitchen with beautiful cabinets & crown molding. Quartz countertops, pantry, SS appliances & center island in kitchen. Eat-in area with access to deck....
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,320
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
28
Days on Site
636345
MLS
Acreage for sale near Saylorville, complete with woods, and nature at your door. The property comes with two out buildings and 1 detached garage complete with workshop or man-cave availability....
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,067
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
41
Days on Site
635492
MLS
Gorgeous 5 BR 5 bath home on TCI golf course with over 5500 sq ft of finished space. The current owners have made countless upgrades to this gem. A top of the line chef's exhaust system was added to...
5
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
2,181
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
44
Days on Site
635195
MLS
Roomy 5 bedroom home backing to trees in the popular Pine Ridge neighborhood. Home has been recently updated with new flooring and paint. First floor includes 3 bedrooms with a whirlpool tub in the...
4
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
892
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
54
Days on Site
634524
MLS
This completely remodeled home in Polk City is a must see. It boasts 4 beds, 2 baths and an enormous deck with above ground pool. There's ample room to run and play in the fenced in back yard. And...