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:

Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 550204
Good design gives you space where you need it. So we put things right where they should be. Like a drop zone right off the garage. Next to that space is a kitchen that features a large island trimmed in shiplap, a gas stove & a large walk-in pantry. All can gather in the kitchen or go out on the covered deck, there you can sit and enjoy the view of your private, walk out back yard. Speaking of privacy, this home is also on a quiet cul-de-sac. The Master Suite features a large walk-in closet, stylish tiled shower and a barn door that is a space saver but also eye candy. The Daylight lower level is comfortable and welcoming with a wet bar that is a bit mind blowing. A 4th bedroom and bath can be a retreat for your guests or your teenager's sanctuary. Built with 2 x 6 walls, this home is super energy efficient and comfortable. It's Energy Star 3.0 rated and has a whole house humidifier. An irrigation system helps keep that lawn looking good. Memories are sure to be made here.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 551971
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 519148
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 543400
Preston plan features 1957 sq ft. a spacious eat in kitchen with beautiful granite or quartz counters, breakfast bar, backsplash, pantry, stainless steel appliances, sliders from the kitchen to the deck. Large great room features gas fireplace and a built in component shelf. A den or office completes the main floor. Upstairs you will find four generously sized bedrooms. A conveniently located laundry room. Lighted stairway for ease of movement. Three car attached garage. Lower level is stubbed for bath, perfect for future finish. 2 year warranty. Ask about special financing plan that includes No origination fee & No closing costs. Greenland Homes is building in Adel, Ankeny, Bondurant, Grimes, Huxley, Norwalk, Urbandale, and Waukee.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 531218
Jerry's Homes Bentley plan with 3 car garage and walk out lot! This home offers 2108 sq ft. Main floor features an open floor plan with large great room, spacious kitchen with hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, cabinet hardware and large island. Fireplace and mantle. Upgraded kitchen cabinets. Dining area has sliding doors onto the over-sized deck. 4 bedrooms including a nice sized master bedroom with master bath and walk-in closet. Other features include office on main floor, second floor laundry room and nice sized mud room with built-in locker. Tiled laundry room, mudroom and baths. Convenient Grimes location close to schools. Jerry's Homes has been building in Iowa since 1957. Home warranty included. $1800 towards Closing Costs and no origination through Wells Fargo
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