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:

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MLS # 538542
Great building lots in Pleasant Hill! Bring your own builder!
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MLS # 542136
Build your dream home in Spring Creek Hills, an upscale neighborhood of executive homes conveniently located directly south of SE Polk HS and Middle School campuses and across the street from Toad Valley Golf Course. Quiet, secluded neighborhood with no through traffic and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Save thousands with Pleasant Hill’s 5 year graduated tax abatement. This is a walkout lot, flat lots are also available. Bring your own builder or use one of our trusted homebuilders who can make your dream home come true.
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MLS # 542825
Welcome to Pleasant Ridge in Pleasant Hill! This neighborhood is the perfect location - tucked away, yet quick access to the bypass, Pleasant Hill, and Altoona! Bring your own builder, or we can recommend fantastic options for your perfect home. Walk out, daylight, and flat home sites available. Plat 1 sites could have bi-attached option or single family homes; Plat 2 sites single family. Ask about Pleasant Hill's tax abatement program that can give you extra buying power!
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MLS # 548324
Best of Both Worlds! This ranch is on the edge of of Pleasant Hill w/ a country setting of peace & serenity. This end unit is a favorite! Put the shovel & mower away because the work is taken care of in townhome living including the exterior! Step inside to the quality craftsmanship of Gib Miller Construction! Main level features nearly 1,500 finished sqft w/designer paint color paired with painted woodwork. You will love the HUGE kitchen with dining area. All appliances included. The pass through window from the kitchen to the family room keeps everyone engaged. Relax on the large deck w/views of green space. 2 baths & 2 large bedrooms include the master suite w/built in dresser & private bath with large walk in closet. 1st floor laundry make chores easy. Storage can be found in the attached garage or in the lower level perfect for future finish. This desired location is in SEPolk School District & offers a tax abatement making it an affordable choice! Come home to Pleasant Hill!
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MLS # 542188
Build your dream home in Spring Creek Hills, an upscale neighborhood of executive homes conveniently located directly south of SE Polk HS and Middle School campuses and across the street from Toad Valley Golf Course. Quiet, secluded neighborhood with no through traffic and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Save thousands with Pleasant Hill’s 5 year graduated tax abatement. This is a flat lot, walkout lots are also available. Bring your own builder or use one of our trusted homebuilders who can make your dream home come true.
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