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: 3/2
MLS # 549400
Fixer upper, Brick Ranch on almost 1/2 acre in the Heart of Pleasant Hill. Home feature's Formal Dining Area with Built-in Hutch, Dated Kitchen & Baths, Cove Ceiling in the LVRM, Hardwood Floors, covered back porch, semi finished basement and possible finish-able hardwood flooring! Electrical Panel update in 2010, Newer Shingles, furnace and CA. Owners built up grade and Added drain tile to east side of the home. Build Equity fast with TLC! Both Baths need remodeled and kitchen needs updated. NO power, bring flashlights. Working on winterizing. Utilities will not be turned on by seller for your inspection.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 538536
Great building lots in Pleasant Hill! Bring your own builder!
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MLS # 541382
Bring Your Own Builder! Experience luxurious living in a quiet suburban community nestled on the edge of Pleasant Hill, sharing amenities of Altoona and Des Moines. Arbor Lake is master planned around a beautiful Lake and wildlife to allow for walk-out lots, secluded wooded lots and cul-de-sac lots. Homes start at the entry level to executive homes. 5 year graduated tax abatement, special financing, historically low interest rates and reasonable lot prices make home building an affordable choice. Families boast of the SOUTHEAST POLK SCHOOL DISTRICT showcasing "State of the Art" new High School, Jr High, 6th Grade Center and 8 Elementaries. This community is located within minutes of Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino, Adventureland Amusement & Water Park. Residents enjoy the peaceful country surroundings without sacrificing big city conveniences. Only minutes from downtown Des Moines & I80/I-235. Come Home to Arbor Lake!
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 542825
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: 3/2
MLS # 549148
Jerry's Homes welcomes the Cascade ranch to Sunrise Pointe with an all new look! This contemporary ranch offers 3 bds, 2 ba, & 3 car garage. When you walk through the front door you will notice the open floor plan & vaulted ceilings. The kitchen offers white cabinetry with sleek quartz countertops. The main floor also holds the mudroom with lockers & laundry. The spacious 14x14 back deck overlooks the large backyard. The unfinished basement is an open canvas with daylight windows and stubs for future 3/4 bath. Jerry’s Homes has been building homes for 60+ years and have a well-deserved reputation for their quality craftsmanship & excellent customer care. Sunrise Pointe in Pleasant Hill is located near the hwy 5 bypass for easy access to the entire metro, yet sits back in a peaceful neighborhood. SE Polk Schools, including Four Mile Elementary. Save thousands w/ 5-yr tax abatement! Ask how you can get $1,800 towards closing costs or appliances when using builder’s preferred lender!
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