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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: 3/2
MLS # 545171
Nice 4 level split in great Urbandale location & Johnston schools! New furnace and AC, new tile floor in kitchen, new SS appliances, new carpet and paint inside and out. Main level features a spacious eat-in kitchen and vaulted living area. Upper level 2 nice sized bedrooms and full bath. Lower level offers large family room, 3rd bedroom, full bath and laundry. The lowest level has the mechanicals and plenty of storage. There is a nice covered deck in the rear of the home that overlooks private lot w/trees and backs to the trail system. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath Property. Visit HomePath website for additional details on property and other offers by Fannie Mae.
Beds/Baths: 3/4
MLS # 547210
A rare find. Like new! 2 Story, tasteful décor, and upgrades for accents throughout. Espresso dark maple cabinets highlight up to date kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances with gas range, and warming drawer, plus granite counters, and frosted glass doors throughout. Craft room upstairs with skylights. Epoxy painted garage floors. Pristine condition!
Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 548496
Great Urbandale location with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths on the main floor. Newer siding and windows. Low maintenance and so close to schools. Fenced yard with a great 2 car garage.
Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 539931
Settle in for fall with Hubbell Homes and you will receive $5000 for upgrades during the month of October. The Graham ranch plan in Waterford Landing offers over 2700SF of finish w/4 BRs, 3 BAs, 3C att gar, & prairie style front elevation. Open concept main flr has a spacious kitchen w/espresso stained cabinets, quartz ctops, stainless steel appliances w/gas stove, corner pantry & hardwood flrs throughout the kitchen, dining, & great rm. Enjoy the Hubbell’s attention to detail with box ceilings in the MBR & great room, master bath tile shower, & full stone fireplace! The basement includes expansive family room, BR, &BA w/9 ft foundation walls. Get EVEN MORE with Hubbell Homes when you use our preferred lender. Passive radon mitigation system included in all Hubbell Homes.
Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 548180
Lots of recent updates! New carpet, flooring, and fresh paint throughout. Updated baths. Nice sized eat-in kitchen w/ newer SS stove and refrigerator. Large walk-in closet off kitchen. Half bath off master bedroom. Sliders to balcony from living room with southern exposure. Backs to beautiful courtyard area with picnic tables. Walking distance to Merle Hay Mall, grocery store, numerous restaurants and bus line. Occupancy limit of 3. Must be owner occupied. Pet restriction, no dogs.

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