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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 # 533735
New building lots available around August 15, 2017.
Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 551232
Large split level with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and approximately 2,270 square feet of total finish that includes a heated/cooled sunroom. Large lot as well for kids to play or a garden. Master suite contains its own bath and has vaulted ceiling. Main level contains vaulted ceilings in the living room and kitchen as well as a skylight that provides extra lighting. The upper basement contains a family room with fireplace, bedroom with daylight window, ¾ bath, and laundry. The lower basement contains additional finish with closet for a non-conforming bedroom or rec room. Recent updates include a roof, furnace, central air, some windows, stainless steel appliances, garage door, disposal, and bath lights and faucets. Additional amenities include CVAC, water softener, garden shed, firepit, and cherry tree. Fireplace chimney cleaned one year ago.
Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 549924
Better than new move-in ready 4 bed/3bath ranch home in great north Grimes location! The welcoming open concept great room has vaulted ceilings, stone fireplace, large kitchen with lots of storage, beautiful stained cabinets, granite counters, tile backsplash, SS appliances, breakfast bar & large dining area. The main floor also includes the spacious master with walk-in closet & ensuite bath with dual vanity, 2 other bedrooms, full bath, mudroom & laundry with lockers & extra storage off the attached garage. The finished lower level adds to your living space incl the large family room with wet bar, 4th bedroom, large bathroom & tons of storage. Extras include custom blinds, mature landscaping & water softener. Conveniently located in north Grimes in a family friendly neighborhood within walking distance to the new Heritage Elementary, new sports complex & walking trails.
Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 549993
New transitional ranch by Tanzanite Homes Silver Series. The Crystal plan features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, and is 1519 sf on the main floor. Modern roof line! Gorgeous kitchen with quartz counter tops, large island, oversized walk in pantry, greyish brown kitchen cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Sun filled eat in kitchen with access to 12x12 Deck. Very open great room plan with stone fireplace. Great drop zone with built in lockers, and separate laundry with access to master closet. Master bath features double vanities, shower, and walk in closet. Full sod and 3 car attached garage included. Daylight Lower level is stubbed for a bath for future finish. Maintenance free vinyl siding and passive radon mitigation system. No closing costs or origination fee through preferred lender.
Beds/Baths: 4/4
MLS # 549162
Just imagine entertaining in this impressive great room with an 18' ceiling height. 4 bedroom in this brand new North Pointe Townhomes Development! Modern open feel and soaring windows for an abundance of natural light. Open kitchen w/ huge island, white cabinetry, quartz counters, pantry, stainless steel appliances, all kitchen appliances included. 2nd floor laundry with Amana washer and dryer included. 4 BR, 3.5 BA, finished basement with daylight windows. Neutral warm gray tones throughout. Deck for entertaining. JamesHardie cement board siding. JOHNSTON SCHOOLS. High Speed Internet is available. Model unit is located at 1401 Mockingbird Ln.

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