Altoona


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Altoona, Iowa sits at the crossroads of America’s busiest Interstates. Altoona's business community is progressively growing, while staying rooted in small town traditions that make the city a great place to live, work and play.

Whether you're looking for a gourmet dinner, an exciting horse race, an enjoying run or bike ride along scenic trails, or a quiet night out, Altoona has something for you! Prairie Meadows, Bass Pro Shops, and the Adventureland Theme Park all have events throughout the summer for people of all ages.  If the weather gets too hot, head over to the Altoona Aquatics Center where you can zoom down water slides, take a leap off of a diving board or get your exercise in the lap lanes.  There's also a wide assortment of restaurants to satisfy anyone's palate! 

At the end of the summer, be sure to check out AltoonaPalooza that boasts car/motorcycle shows, kids games and inflatables, wine and craft beer tastings, live music from some of Iowa's new bands to local fan favorites and a kickball, mud volleyball and softball tournament.  Finally, keep October open for the Taste of Altoona, where you can enjoy a 3 hour all-you-can eat feast from Altoona area restaurants.

If that's not enough, just a short drive from Altoona can bring you to 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

To find out more about what Altoona has to offer and the lastest events and happenings around town, visit the Altoona City Councils website or the City of Altoona's website.  Be sure to also check out the Catch Des Moines website, which includes events and entertainment around Altoona and the Des Moines Metro area.

If you're interested in moving to this growing community, check out the current list of Altoona homes for sale and find the home of your dreams!

Altoona Homes for Sale:

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MLS # 524680
Meadow Vista South Plat 2 offers 38 single family residential lots for sale. Conveniently located just off of 8th Street and south of Prairie Meadows. The City of Altoona has implemented a residential tax-abatement program for eligible residential property. There are walk-out, day light, standard and cul-de-sac home-sites available.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 552939
Savannah Homes is now building in Tuscany, a conservation community featuring wide open spaces, trails, and natural beauty. Don’t miss this 4 BR, 2.5 BA “Bandon-IV” plan, a popular 2 story home with over 1600 sq ft of finish. Main level features an open floor plan with a nice sized great room, kitchen with pantry, dining area, and 1st floor laundry. Go upstairs to find 4 BRs, including the MBR with master bath and walk-in closet. Great location on east edge of Altoona, not far from SE Polk High School/Middle School campus, Terrace Hills golf course, shopping, dining, and more. Buy in confidence from Savannah Homes, your established and trusted builder with 20+ yrs of experience delivering quality, value, and attention to detail. As part of Savannah’s SELECTION SERIES, this attractive, energy efficient home includes a generous list of standard features and is offered at a very attractive price. Save even more with Altoona’s tax abatement plan.
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MLS # 524682
Meadow Vista South Plat 2 offers 38 single family residential lots for sale. Conveniently located just off of 8th Street and south of Prairie Meadows. The City of Altoona has implemented a residential tax-abatement program for eligible residential property. There are walk-out, day light, standard and cul-de-sac home-sites available.
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 550752
Better than new townhome in the Eagle Creek development. Main floor features gigantic master bedroom with master bath and walk in closet, 2nd bedroom (or office) has french doors with glass, main floor laundry room, Large kitchen, family room with fireplace and built ins and a great sunroom area that you will enjoying the scenery from the pond. You will love the walk out basement witch features a second fireplace with built ins, huge family room, 3rd bedroom with gigantic walk in closet, bathroom and tons of storage space. In the garage you will fall in love with the epoxy floors, and storage system that Absolute Garage installed. All appliances stay including washer and dryer, New carpet throughout, surround sound!
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 537180
Bradford Plan by Hubbell Homes. This is the lifestyle you have been waiting for! Experience the bike and walking path through the wildflowers or the sunset from the lake across the street. Enjoy quiet evenings sitting outside and visiting with your new neighbors. Get rid of the snow blower or mower - you won't need them here! Visit the outlet mall, Prairie Meadows or the new Cinemark Theater. There is so much to do in Altoona, you won't have to leave home to feel like you are on vacation! Altoona Tax Abatement. Hubbell Homes Special - Offers written between 2/1/18 - 2/28/18 will receive $3,000.00 towards upgrades, the townhome must close before 3/31/18. Ask agent for details.
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