Pleasant Hill


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Pleasant Hill, Iowa is a growing community located just east of Des Moines, Iowa at the intersection of Iowa 163 and US Highway 65. Pleasant Hill is a community that prides itself on its quality of life and services.  It's a far from congestion, yet conveniently located near the heart of the Des Moines Metropolitan Area.

Pleasant Hill offers you a multitude of activities throughout the year to keep you entertained, including a 9-plex movie theater, a sports complex, three golf courses, restaurants to meet any of your dining needs and an excellent parks and recreation programs. Pleasant Hill also marks the beginning of the 35-mile Gray Lea Wilson Trail that connects with three other trails in the Central Iowa Trail network.

For the weekend warrior, Pleasant Hill hosts events throughout the year, starting in April with the Springtime Hill Climb. This east side 10K has quickly become a favorite for runners of all types. In June is the Copper Creek Triathlon that is known as the top sprint distance triathlon in the Des Moines Metro area with the best swag of any race around.

If you’re in the mood for something a little less physical, listen to live music while enjoying your favorite adult beverage at Chill on the Hill every Friday night during June. At the end of July, come celebrate Summer Fest featuring live music, a fun run, a parade, kid's inflatables, a car show, fireworks and more.

For more information on all these events, other activities around the city, living in the area and more, check out Pleasant Hill’s City website and the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce website.

Pleasant Hill is also a quick and easy drive to top Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like, the Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. For additional information, check out the Catch Des Moines website which includes events and entertainment around Pleasant Hill and the Des Moines Metro area.

Interested in moving to Pleasant Hill?  Then check out the current list of Pleasant Hill homes for sale and find out why this is the community you want to call home.

Pleasant Hill Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 552169
Tired of renting? Own your own home today! This impeccable 2 bedroom, 2 full bath, 2 car garage townhome has a great open floor plan! The large bedrooms have vaulted ceilings and plenty of closet space. No more lugging laundry up and down stairs. This home conveniently has second floor laundry and the washer and dryer stay! This is one of the few units in the area that features a large deck to the rear, perfect for summer lounging. Home owner's warranty included, pets are allowed, and investors are welcome. Stop throwing your money away on rent! Schedule your showing today!
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 526219
The beauty and wildlife of lake country right on the edge of the city! This one acre lot is the prize of the entire lake and just six miles east of the capital. All of Pleasant Hill city amenities that you could want with the tranquility of fresh air, birds, trees, fishing, and more.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 532097
Cedar 4 BR by Jerry’s Homes in Sunrise Pointe! 2-story home with 3-car garage & over 1,700 sqft of finish. Largemain floor with half bath, a gorgeous kitchen with white cabinets, granite countertops, & tile backsplash, large dining area & living room w/ gas fireplace. Upstairs has laundry room, full bath, and 4 bedrooms, including the master suite with a large walk-in closet and en suite with double vanity and granite. Lower level features daylight windows allowing ample light for future finish. Jerry’s Homes has been building homes for over 60 years & has a well-deserved reputation for their quality craftsmanship and excellent customer care. Sunrise Pointe in Pleasant Hill is conveniently located near the hwy 5 bypass for easy access to the metro, yet sits back in a peaceful neighborhood away from the hustle & bustle. SE Polk Schools, including Four Mile Elementary. Save with 5-yr tax Ask how you can get $1,800 towards closing costs/appliances when using builder’s preferred lender!
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 549916
Spacious and Inviting No Maintenance All Brick Ranch Ready for you to call this home. Complete remodel in kitchen with Cherry Cabinets. New stainless appliances carpet,tile . 3 bedroom with Hardwood floors . Large main bath with jetted tub. Lower level is fully finished with game area and wood burning fireplace perfect for those cool stay at home game nights. Mature trees. Updated mechanics throughout home. Subject to seller finding Home of Choice
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 542818
Welcome to Pleasant Ridge in Pleasant Hill! This neighborhood is the perfect location - tucked away, yet quick access to the bypass, Pleasant Hill, and Altoona! Bring your own builder, or we can recommend fantastic options for your perfect home. Walk out, daylight, and flat home sites available. Plat 1 sites could have bi-attached option or single family homes; Plat 2 sites single family. Ask about Pleasant Hill's tax abatement program that can give you extra buying power!
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