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: 6/4
MLS # 542594
Gorgeous custom built Tyler resale. 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with magnificent woodwork throughout. Huge corner lot at the backside of Copper Creek Golf Course. Walking into this home you will be greeted with gorgeous hardwood floors with inlaid tile. Split bedrooms on the main level. Large kitchen with two tone cabinetry is gorgeous. Main floor laundry! The basement family room is gigantic and has a bar. Three additional bedrooms a 2nd laundry room and 2 bathrooms complete the basement. Geothermal, irrigation, huge deck, 2- 50 gal water heaters, central vacuum, 4th stall parking pad are just some of the upgrades. This house is a must-see!
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 542863
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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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 546441
How Does your own Private STAND ALONE townhome where someone else does the yard work and snow removal sound? AMAZING, Right? Look no further than this one of a kind ranch nestled in the Copper Creek Villa Community. The beautiful open floor plan features an arched entry and new hardwood floors throughout the living room, kitchen and dining area w/Pella Windows throughout. The kitchen w/pantry has sliders leading out to the covered deck and porch. Rounding out the main level are 3 bedrooms 1 full and 1 partial bath including the master bedroom w/new carpet trey ceiling, walk-in closet, walk-in shower, tile flooring and elevated vanity. Finished basement w/egress windows contains an additional living room, kitchenette, 4th bedroom, 3/4 bath and additional storage. Relaxation comes easy w/the lighted walking and bile trails, golf, restaurants, theater, night life and the lake are all just a step outside your front porch. Come check it out and make this your next home sweet home.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 542188
Build your dream home in Spring Creek Hills, an upscale neighborhood of executive homes conveniently located directly south of SE Polk HS and Middle School campuses and across the street from Toad Valley Golf Course. Quiet, secluded neighborhood with no through traffic and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Save thousands with Pleasant Hill’s 5 year graduated tax abatement. This is a flat lot, walkout lots are also available. Bring your own builder or use one of our trusted homebuilders who can make your dream home come true.
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 548119
Hidden in whispering pines, brick, WO ranch on pavement. 2.08 acres. Completely updated to include new windows, carpeting, engineered wood flooring, Heat and Glo fireplace, wood slat blinds on all windows, paint inside, trim outside. 3 year old furnace. Recessed lighting up and down. Kitchen w/dining area, newer appliances remain, also washer, dryer. Great room has door to deck overlooking neighboring horses, pasture, nature, all that country living brings. Open staircase to large LL family room, kitchen, 3/4 bath, picture window, WB fireplace. Over-sized 2 car attached garage, acrylic flooring, heated, 2 entry doors. Yard s/Invisible dog fence, 2 sheds.
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