Pleasant Hill


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Pleasant Hill, Iowa is a growing community located just east of Des Moines, Iowa at the intersection of Iowa 163 and US Highway 65. Pleasant Hill is a community that prides itself on its quality of life and services.  It's a far from congestion, yet conveniently located near the heart of the Des Moines Metropolitan Area.

Pleasant Hill offers you a multitude of activities throughout the year to keep you entertained, including a 9-plex movie theater, a sports complex, three golf courses, restaurants to meet any of your dining needs and an excellent parks and recreation programs. Pleasant Hill also marks the beginning of the 35-mile Gray Lea Wilson Trail that connects with three other trails in the Central Iowa Trail network.

For the weekend warrior, Pleasant Hill hosts events throughout the year, starting in April with the Springtime Hill Climb. This east side 10K has quickly become a favorite for runners of all types. In June is the Copper Creek Triathlon that is known as the top sprint distance triathlon in the Des Moines Metro area with the best swag of any race around.

If you’re in the mood for something a little less physical, listen to live music while enjoying your favorite adult beverage at Chill on the Hill every Friday night during June. At the end of July, come celebrate Summer Fest featuring live music, a fun run, a parade, kid's inflatables, a car show, fireworks and more.

For more information on all these events, other activities around the city, living in the area and more, check out Pleasant Hill’s City website and the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce website.

Pleasant Hill is also a quick and easy 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 Pleasant Hill and the Des Moines Metro area.

Interested in moving to Pleasant Hill?  Then check out the current list of Pleasant Hill homes for sale and find out why this is the community you want to call home.

Pleasant Hill Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 2/1
MLS # 548631
Here is the perfect opportunity to own the perfect starter home in a rural area, and in the Southeast Polk school district! This cozy 2 bedroom home features a nice sized living room with new carpet, kitchen, laundry area and a remodeled bathroom. There is huge covered porch (14x34) on the front and the back of the home. Perfect for having your morning coffee to watch the sunrise, or a glass of wine to watch the sunset! This house also has a half acre lot with a 24x32 workshop that has electricity and another smaller storage shed.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 545376
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MLS # 538535
Great building lots in Pleasant Hill! Bring your own builder!
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 550565
Need some separation from the kids, check out this beautiful custom built home in the secluded Jordan Blvd neighborhood of Pleasant Hill. This story and half floor plan is perfect for those wanting a main floor master bedroom w/ walk-in closet and dual vanity sinks completely away from the family and guests on the upper level. You’ll fall in love when you walk in and see the dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows allowing so much natural light and in the winter cozy up by the fireplace. The eat-in kitchen has built-in shelving and pantry. The upper level features two additional bedrooms as well as a full bath. Possibilities abound in the unfinished lower level. Behind the house is rock wall giving you maximum privacy plus a view of nature and wood lined back lot. Enjoy taking in the neighborhood and relaxing on the patio in the warmer months. With only a few minutes’ drive to the interstate offering an easy commute to nearby amenities and SE Polk Schools what more could you want!!!
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MLS # 541608
Bring Your Own Builder! Experience luxurious living in a quiet suburban community nestled on the edge of Pleasant Hill, sharing amenities of Altoona and Des Moines. Arbor Lake is master planned around a beautiful Lake and wildlife to allow for walk-out lots, secluded wooded lots and cul-de-sac lots. Homes start at the entry level to executive homes. 5 year graduated tax abatement, special financing, historically low interest rates and reasonable lot prices make home building an affordable choice. Families boast of the SOUTHEAST POLK SCHOOL DISTRICT showcasing "State of the Art" new High School, Jr High, 6th Grade Center and 8 Elementaries. This community is located within minutes of Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino, Adventureland Amusement & Water Park. Residents enjoy the peaceful country surroundings without sacrificing big city conveniences. Only minutes from downtown Des Moines & I80/I-235. Come Home to Arbor Lake!
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