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:

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MLS # 376345
Executive living available in the Bridge Creek Community. Convenient location, great school district, bike path & winding creek. This Walkout Lot has 127' Frontage.
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MLS # 514713
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 532019
Jerry's Homes Richland 2 story plan in Kennybrook South! Walking distance to schools and parks! 4 Bedrooms, 3 baths and spacious 3 car garage. Black framed windows. Walk out basement stubbed for a full bathroom. Spacious kitchen with quartz countertops and huge island, tile backsplash, cabinet hardware, large pantry and lots of cabinet and countertop space. 12'' X 24" tiles in the bathrooms and laundry room. Custom mudroom w/built-ins and coat closet. Nice den or office on the main floor with french doors. Open floor plan from the kitchen to the great room w/ gas fireplace and mantle. Spacious master bedroom and bath with jet tub. Jerry's Homes has been building in Iowa since 1957. Home warranty included. Seller will pay $1800 towards buyers closing cost with Wells fargo home mortgage.
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MLS # 519123
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Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 549717
Maintenance free living at its finest. No more mowing, shoveling, or scraping ice in the morning! This well cared for 2 Bed/2 Bath Condo is located in a wonderful sought-after Grimes neighborhood. Unit comes w/1 car garage & has an elevator for convenience & ease! You definitely won’t want to miss this 2nd story, open floor plan w/almost 900 sq. ft. Fresh paint, new carpet, new laminate flooring & beautiful tile in the kitchen & bathrooms. Kitchen has an abundance of cabinets & Samsung series stainless steel appliances that all stay! In addition, there is a stacked washer/dryer unit that is included. Curl up to the fireplace on cold nights in the spacious living room. Right off the LR is a balcony you will enjoy. Both BRs are great size. Master BR has a private bath. Beaverbrooke Park is just across the street, & beautiful Grimes walking trails are located near the Condo; perfect for your outdoor adventures! Pets are allowed (1 cat or dog up to 30lbs). Come see your new home today!
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