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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: 2/2
MLS # 549717
Maintenance free living at its finest. No more mowing, shoveling, or scraping ice in the morning! This well cared for 2 Bed/2 Bath Condo is located in a wonderful sought-after Grimes neighborhood. Unit comes w/1 car garage & has an elevator for convenience & ease! You definitely won’t want to miss this 2nd story, open floor plan w/almost 900 sq. ft. Fresh paint, new carpet, new laminate flooring & beautiful tile in the kitchen & bathrooms. Kitchen has an abundance of cabinets & Samsung series stainless steel appliances that all stay! In addition, there is a stacked washer/dryer unit that is included. Curl up to the fireplace on cold nights in the spacious living room. Right off the LR is a balcony you will enjoy. Both BRs are great size. Master BR has a private bath. Beaverbrooke Park is just across the street, & beautiful Grimes walking trails are located near the Condo; perfect for your outdoor adventures! Pets are allowed (1 cat or dog up to 30lbs). Come see your new home today!
Beds/Baths: 2/3
MLS # 539393
Water bill is included in dues. Impressive Norwood Townhome @ Glenstone Meadows, nothing else like it on the market and only TWO Remain in the Community! 3BR, 3BA, with Finished Basement, Living Room with 12 ft. Ceilings and a Wall of Windows, Fireplace with Stone. Be Prepared to be Impressed!!! Open Kitchen, with Island, a Entertainers Dream! All Appliances even the Washer/Dryer come with, plus Quartz Countertops! Super Sharp! New Gray Tones throughout. Deck Overlooks open greenspace. Convenient to Pioneer, John Deere, Shopping! Johnston Schools, Call today for more info, plus Special Financing!
Beds/Baths: 4/4
MLS # 548989
This custom built Ranch is located in a family friendly neighborhood. There is plenty to see in this spacious home with over 2,600 sq ft of finished living space. The open floor plan features a huge great room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace. The kitchen features a large island with a breakfast bar and hardwood flooring throughout. Sliding glass doors lead to the deck with access to the large backyard and lower patio area. The Master Suite includes bathroom with dual vanity, walk in shower, and huge walk in closet. The main floor also has two additional bedrooms and a half bath. 1,000 finished square feet in the lower level adds plenty of living space and with a large 4th bedroom and another full bath. Almost 600 sq ft remain unfinished for plenty of storage. A 5th bedroom or private home office could be easily added to the unfinished area.
Beds/Baths: 4/4
MLS # 537193
Classic Builders presents the Reagan XL plan. With 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 3 car attached garage! Open floor plan with vaulted living room ceiling, brick fireplace and eat-in kitchen featuring hardwood flooring, quartz countertops, island/breakfast bar, tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, recessed and pendant lighting! Lots of privacy too with 2 bedrooms on one end of the home, sharing a Jack-N-Jill bath and the master suite on the opposite side of the home revealing a master bath with double vanity, tiled shower, and large walk-in closet. This home also features a half bath and mudroom/laundry room with built-in lockers. Over 1,000 sq. ft. finish in the lower level with, providing a family room with wet bar, full bath, 4th bedroom and tons of storage space. Pictures Similar to Classic Builders Reagan plan.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 519147
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