Grimes


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Grimes, Iowa is located at the northwest corner of the Des Moines Metro area and offers the amenities of metropolitan life while maintaining all the advantages of a small hometown. Whether you’re looking for a night on the town, a relaxing day or want to get your heart pumping, Grimes has something for you!

Not only is Grimes conveniently located for traveling by car, but also offers easy access to the Grimes Trail System which connects with many of the other Iowa Trail Systems. Along the Grimes trail is Grimes Sports Complex. This 45- acre complex includes tennis courts, soccer fields, including one lit tournament field, sand volleyball courts, softball and baseball fields, basketball courts, a skate park and more. The Grimes Park and Recreation website includes additional details about the trail system, the Grimes Sports Complex, as well as information on the other parks, facilities and activities that you can enjoy throughout the year.

Throughout the year, Grimes hosts events to keep your calendar packed. The Easter Eggstravaganza marks the beginning of many spring events and features face painters, crafts, food and other family-fun events. During June, Governors Days provides 3 days of car shows, fireworks, music, food, parades and much, much more! For the thrifty types, Grimes participates in the Iowa Highway 141 Garage Sale, a 2 day event in the month of August that stretches over 100 miles along Highway 141 and features bargains, vendors and flea markets. During the winter, Grimes community members can deck out their houses and enter in the Outdoor Holiday Lighting Contest.

For information on these community events and the many others that take place throughout the year, check out the Special Community Events website. You can also get additional information about living and working in Grimes on the City of Grimes website and the Grimes Chamber of Commerce website.

If you’re looking to get away, it's a short 25 minute 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 Grimes and the Des Moines Metro area.

If you're interested in moving to the area, browse the current list of Grimes homes for sale and come find the home of your dreams.

Grimes Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 533671
New building lots available around August 15, 2017.
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Beds/Baths: 5/3
MLS # 535851
With CCS Homes as your builder, you can build "Your Home, Your Way." This proposed Shannon Plan from CCS Homes sits on walk-out lot at the end of a cul-de-sac in Kennybrook South. Enjoy a spacious lot and easy access to recreational trials, shopping, and quality schools. This home will feature 5BR, 3BA, a covered deck, and over 3200sqft of finish. You will feel confident of the quality put into your home with 2x6 construction, hardi plank siding, architectural singles, highest energy standards are surpassed granite or quartz throughout, hardwood floors & tile floors +++ Call today to learn how you can customize your dream home with CCS homes.
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 453031
Be prepared to be impressed! Madison TH features 3BR, 3BA, finished basement. 12ft. ceilings on main. Tons of windows. Gray tones throughout. Open kitchen w/ huge island, granite, stainless steel, all appls. Entertainers dream! Deck overlooks green space. Model Not For Sale At This Time. Johnston schools, special financing available! Call today for more info! High Speed Internet is available.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 514719
New listing, call me for more details.
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MLS # 536961
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