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:

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MLS # 538538
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MLS # 532185
Welcome Arbor Lake Plat 1 - located on the South East side of Pleasant Hill. Homeowners in this Executive development have the luxury of open space, mature timber, a common lake and walking trails. The exclusive community is divided in to 53 home-sites of various sizes of which approximately 40 remain available. Walk-out, daylight and standard lots are available and all builders are welcome. Come visit open-house in our four available homes and discuss purchasing one of these and/or the option to select a lot and your own custom plan. Five-year tax abatement offered by the city, SE Polk Schools, ten minutes to the downtown area, 15-20 to the west side of the metro. Call for a private tour and additional information.
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MLS # 532190
Welcome Arbor Lake Plat 1 - located on the South East side of Pleasant Hill. Homeowners in this Executive development have the luxury of open space, mature timber, a common lake and walking trails. The exclusive community is divided in to 53 home-sites of various sizes of which approximately 40 remain available. Walk-out, daylight and standard lots are available and all builders are welcome. Come visit open-house in our four available homes and discuss purchasing one of these and/or the option to select a lot and your own custom plan. Five-year tax abatement offered by the city, SE Polk Schools, ten minutes to the downtown area, 15-20 to the west side of the metro. Call for a private tour and additional information.
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MLS # 542874
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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MLS # 541384
Bring Your Own Builder! Experience luxurious living in a quiet suburban community nestled on the edge of Pleasant Hill, sharing amenities of Altoona and Des Moines. Arbor Lake is master planned around a beautiful Lake and wildlife to allow for walk-out lots, secluded wooded lots and cul-de-sac lots. Homes start at the entry level to executive homes. 5 year graduated tax abatement, special financing, historically low interest rates and reasonable lot prices make home building an affordable choice. Families boast of the SOUTHEAST POLK SCHOOL DISTRICT showcasing "State of the Art" new High School, Jr High, 6th Grade Center and 8 Elementaries. This community is located within minutes of Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino, Adventureland Amusement & Water Park. Residents enjoy the peaceful country surroundings without sacrificing big city conveniences. Only minutes from downtown Des Moines & I80/I-235. Come Home to Arbor Lake!
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