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Sitting on the western edge of the Des Moines Metro area, Clive offers trails, excellent shops, gourmet restaurants and a activities for people of all ages.

During the summer, be sure to add the Clive Running Festival and Clive Fest to your calendar.  The Clive Running Festival is a festival for runners of all ages and abilities that features a 5K, 10K, mile run and tadpole trot.  Just around the corner from the Running Festival is Clive Fest, ranked one of the best community festivals in the Des Moines Metro area. Each year, Clive Fest features a schedule packed with activities for both kids and adults to provide a well rounded event for the entire Clive community.

The Clive Running Festival and Clive Fest aren't the only things going on in Clive throughout the year.  Every day of the week, you can find fun events, music and activities in and around Clive to keep you busy!

For the running enthusiast, cycling devotee or quiet stroller, Clive provides multiple access points to the Greenbelt trail.  A part of the Central Iowa Trails network, this 11 mile trail connects to other trail systems that lead you throughout the Des Moines metro area and further. 

When the weather gets hot, head over to the Clive Aquatics Center where you can shoot down water slides, lounge in lazy river or work those arms in the lap lanes.  The Clive Aquatics Center also offers Swim-n-Show Fridays, where you can enjoy fun in pool and then watch a movie under the stars, as well as the Pooch Plunge, where your four-legged friend can join you for a day at the pool!

Just a short drive from Clive, you can find all of Des Moines' featured destinations, such as 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 on events around Clive, as well as business and living information, check out Clive's City Website.  For additional information, be sure to check out the Catch Des Moines website which includes events and entertainment around Clive and the Des Moines Metro area.

Are you interested in moving to Clive?  Then browse through the current list of Clive homes for sale and come find out why this is the city for you!

Clive Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 5/4
MLS # 547700
So much house for the money! Priced way below new construction price per sq. ft and cost to build the same home is so much more! Gorgeous one & a half story with over 4,500 sf! This custom home has lots of character & has NEW CARPET! 5 bedroom, 4 baths. Main floor has lots of windows & vaulted ceiling, making it open & bright. Large foyer w/ hardwood floors connects to formal living/dining area. Large front office. Kitchen has breakfast bar & corner sink. SS appliances. Spacious eating area w/ slider to deck & built in butler’s pantry. Family room w/ gas fireplace & stone built-ins. Main floor master retreat is tucked behind the garage, has tray ceiling, corner fireplace, & master bath w/ tub & walk-in tiled shower. Mud room w/ built-in lockers & laundry room has utility sink. Upstairs are 2 oversized kids bedrooms & Jack & Jill bath. Walkout LL has 2 more large bedrooms & full bath, large family room w/ gas fireplace & built-in bar. Bonus room w/ French doors. Walking trail close by.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 535870
Popular Davenport plan by Grayhawk Homes has what every family needs! Large pantry, mudroom with lockers and a huge center island! The dining area is extra large for big family gatherings! There is a first floor office with French doors. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms and the laundry room is conveniently upstairs too! The master bath boasts a whirlpool tub and a large, tiled walk in shower. The lower level is finished with a spacious family room, bedroom and full bathroom. The home has James Hardie LP Smart siding and lots of stone that give it a highly upgraded appearance! The home offers extra windows for a great open feel! The deck is covered. It’s a lot of home for less than $400k! Nice, quiet, new community in Clive that is tucked in just north of Raccoon Valley Bike Trail and south of Waukee’s Shuler Elementary. Special financing is offered with builder’s preferred lender!
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Beds/Baths: 5/3
MLS # 547057
Come check out the Bedford plan by Orton Homes. This contemporary plan offers over 3,000 square feet of finish with 3 bedrooms upstairs and two bedrooms down stairs. Flat pitched roof, black vinyl windows, and stacked stone all mixed together for a clean modern feel. Walk out on your covered patio to mature trees and a huge flat lot. Home is located just blocks from Shuler Elementary within the Waukee School District. Please call for a private showing today.
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Beds/Baths: 4/5
MLS # 539580
New lowered price and a $5000 painting allowance!!! Fantastic 1.5 story with finished walkout in very desirable Clive location (Waukee Schools) close to Des Moines Golf, and both westside hospitals. Grand 2story entryway, spacious master suite on main floor along with formal & informal dining areas, formal living room, large open kitchen, den area off kitchen and main floor laundry. Open staircase leads you to the 2nd level catwalk that takes you to the other 3 beds/2baths upstairs. One bed has its own en suite, the other two share a jack and jill. Walkout basement has full bar, living area, non-conforming bedroom and full bath. Newer roof and mechanicals. Waukee Schools, Eason-South Middle-Waukee High School.
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 549194
Motivated Seller. Some Handicap Features. Immaculate Ranch Townhouse. You will love the open concept living/dining/formal dining and kitchen. The living area boasts vaulted ceilings and 2 skylights which give it a warm and inviting feel. French doors separate the sitting room off of the living room with wall to wall windows. The kitchen is very spacious with plenty of cabinets for all of your culinary toys. First-floor laundry and master suite make this conveniently easy to maintain well into retirement. Master bath is very large and has a walk-in tub and huge walk-in closet. Walk-out lower level boasts another living space with wet-bar, 2nd gas fireplace, 2 more spacious bedrooms each with their own walk-in closet and another full bath. Don't forget another set of French doors that boast an office space. Plenty of extra storage downstairs. 3-car garage for all of your cars or toys. Listing agent is related to seller
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