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Urbandale, Iowa is more than a city. It is a modern suburb that has not forgotten its small-town charm and is known for safe streets and neighborhoods, rich parks and recreational trails, and business opportunities and places to work.

If you’re looking for a variety of things to do, Urbandale is bustling with attractions and recreational opportunities. From getting out on the extensive trail system, enjoying dinner and drinks on the town, to cheering on your favorite team at a hockey game, Urbandale has something for everyone.

Beat the summer heat by taking a dip in the Urbandale pool or three of the wading pools located at local parks. Another option is to take in the breathtaking scenery with a stroll along the city's trail system that features more than 16 miles of maintained trail, with connections to many of the other trails in the Central Iowa Trail System. The many parks throughout Urbandale also host tennis, soccer and baseball games, or check out the skateboard park located at Walker Johnson Park. In the winter, Urbandale residents enjoy outdoor activities such a sledding and ice skating or head over to Bucs Arena for a Des Moines Buccaneers hockey game. If you’re looking for something indoors, the Urbandale Community Theater features great performances throughout the year.

Fall is a busy time for Urbandale beginning with the Barley Partee, where residents can enjoy a round of golf, enjoy samples of local beers and enjoy great food. The first weekend of October celebrates all things Urbandale with the Fall for Urbandale community event that offers entertainment for children and adults.

Urbandale is also conveniently close to all of the 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.  Check out the Catch Des Moines website, which includes events and entertainment around Urbandale and the Des Moines Metro area.  For information on living and working in this unique community, check out the City of Urbandale’s website or Uniquely Urbandale.

Interested in moving to this wonderful city?  Then check out the current list of Urbandale homes for sale and come see for yourself why Urbandale is the unique community you're looking for!

Urbandale Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 6/3
MLS # 536304
Giant updated home in beautiful, established Urbandale neighborhood, ready for your family! This is not a cookie cutter home! Unique and beautiful, amongst established trees with the peace & quiet of nature. 4br and 2 bathrooms upstairs. Fully finished basement has 2 more bedrooms, each with their own entrance door, and a bathroom - perfect for mother-in-law, teenage hangout, or another family room space. Great house for entertaining or a family - tons of space!! Fenced back yard off walk-out basement. Creek & wooded area is quiet, restful and full of wildlife, right in the city!! Seller's agents welcome - get your tour booked while this beauty lasts. (Credit toward yard repair - thanks to the cement truck driver who drove thru the front yard when pouring the new driveway!)
Beds/Baths: 4/4
MLS # 529226
Award winning Dreamscape Homebuilders is excited to announce new homesites throughout the metro are currently under construction. Several plans and price ranges to choose from. Customize ranch, 2 story or 1.5 story plans with your own exterior/interior design selections. Features include LP siding, stone, hardwood floors, granite, tile, soft close cabinets, back splashes, 2x6 construction, dual insulation, energy efficiency and more. Pre-construction incentives to choose from include irrigation system or upgraded appliance package including fridge, washer and dryer. Walkout and daylight homesites currently available in WDM, Waukee, Clive, Urbandale, Johnston, Grimes, Ankeny, Adel, Norwalk, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Ames and more.
Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 532822
The Reserve at Walnut Creek invites you to join the family and become part of this wonderful, 60+ independent living, high end community w/ amenities galore! Gorgeous two bedroom, two bath unit on the 2nd floor, overlooking the bike path and tree line. East facing& morning sunshine on the balcony overlooking the wildlife below. Spacious open kitchen with lots of cupboards for storage. Living room is good sized and has space for your dining room furniture. Sliders to the balcony. Oversized master with walk-in closet and full bath. Guest bedroom has walk-in closet, ¾ bath and stackable laundry. Low monthly utilities. White woodwork throughout, brand new flooring and paint for new owner. Monthly member fee includes internet & cable tv, water, trash, taxes & insurance, all repairs, scheduled transportation, social activities, exercise room. Key code access to all entry doors, pet friendly building w/ elevator. Attached heated garage available for $50/mth
Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 530597
Introducing The Reserve, a 60+ independent living, high end community with amenities galore! This two bedroom, two bath home is located on the second floor and has 1,428 sf. Large west facing windows allows for the unit to be bright and sunny. Treed view just off of the balcony. Large open kitchen with great work space. Living room is spacious and has room for formal dining table and hutch. Two oversized bedrooms, both complete w/ bathroom and large walk-in closet. Don’t miss the laundry in the unit. Home will have new flooring and paint for it’s new owner! Storage closet included on garage level. Monthly member fee includes internet & cable tv, water, trash, taxes & insurance, all repairs, scheduled transportation, social activities, exercise room. Key code access to all entry doors w/ elevator. Fabulous central location. Attached heated garage available for $50/mth.
Beds/Baths: 6/5
MLS # 535901
Spacious 1.5 Story Walkout on cul-de-sac! Over 4700sf, Room for everyone w/6BRs/4.5 Baths! Inviting entry & front sitting room-perfect for grand piano or formal dining! Office w/French doors, hardwood floors, granite, & stone frplc. Super kitchen w/granite, all appliances, pantry, island, & spacious dining area leads to deck w/views of pond & lrg fenced-in backyard. First floor MBR suite w/2nd frplc, walk-in closet, Master Bath w/jacuzzi, tile shower, & his & her vanities. Convenient main level laundry room w/soaking sink. Upstairs loft area, two large bedrms w/walk-in closets, & jack-&-jill bath. Fnshd walkout lower level includes 2nd family room, 3rd frplc, pool table area, stone wet bar, three additional large bedrooms (all w/walk-in closets) & 2 full baths. Walkout to patio & fenced-in backyard & views of pond! Prime loc, cul-de-sac, & close to school!

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