Polk City


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Polk City, Iowa, while being one of the fastest growing communities in the Des Moines metro, maintains all the small town charm, yet is close enough to city conveniences to have a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Polk City’s motto is a “city for all seasons,” and it lives up to that motto by offering some of Iowa’s best golfing, fishing, boating, bicycling, swimming, hunting and cross-country skiing thanks to its location near three major recreational areas. Sailorville Lake, with 6,000 acres of water and 20,000 acres of public land, is the premier outdoor adventure destination in Polk City where visitors can enjoy camping, biking, boating, fishing, wildlife viewing and more. 3,550-acre Big Creek State Park has an 866-acre lake that’s perfect for swimming, canoeing and boating with. Recreation facilities include a spacious beach, a playground, disc golf, a model airplane control field, picnic areas and a snowmobile trail. Jester Park is just minutes from Polk City and offers a unique setting for hiking, fishing, golfing and horseback riding.

Polk City also hosts many events throughout the year that’s fun for everyone. The Four Season Festival, held at the end of July, offers 2 days of non-stop fun. Register for a 5K walk/run and the Bill Riley Talent Search. Afterward, enjoy a parade, live music, a horseshoe and softball tournament, car show and steak fry. In the fall, join the community in the annual Big Creek Fall Bike Ride for a gorgeous bike ride through the area followed by food and entertainment after.

For more information about events in Polk City, as well as business and community information, check out the Polk City's official website and the Polk City Chamber of Commerce website.

While Polk City has many events to offer, the city is just a short 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 Polk City and the Des Moines Metro area.

Looking to move soon?  Then check out the current list of available Polk City homes for sale and come see for yourself why Polk City has everything you're looking for in a community.

 

Polk City Homes for Sale:

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MLS # 549075
LOST LAKE ESTATES PLAT 3 & 4 OFFERS 37 REMAINING LOTS. A VARIETY OF STANDARD, DAYLIGHT AND WALKOUT LOTS WITH SEVERAL LOTS BACKING TO THE TREES AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE BIKE TRAIL. POLK CITY IS YOUR PERFECT COMBINATION OF PLACES FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION AND SMALL TOWN LIVING. BYOB - BRING YOUR OWN BUILDER AND MAKE LOST LAKE ESTATES YOUR DREAM HOME LOCATION.
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MLS # 525775
Gorgeous selection of walkout, daylight, cul-de-sac, and treed lots! Highly sought after North Polk School district. Polk City is a recreation destination: biking, boating, golfing, snowmobiling or camping. Right in your own back yard! Bring your builder or use ours, choose your lot today!
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MLS # 525587
Gorgeous selection of walkout, daylight, cul-de-sac, and treed lots! Highly sought after North Polk School district. Polk City is a recreation destination: biking, boating, golfing, snowmobiling or camping. Right in your own back yard! Bring your builder or use ours, choose your lot today!
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MLS # 549017
LOST LAKE ESTATES PLAT 3 & 4 OFFERS 37 REMAINING LOTS. A VARIETY OF STANDARD, DAYLIGHT AND WALKOUT LOTS WITH SEVERAL LOTS BACKING TO THE TREES AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE BIKE TRAIL. POLK CITY IS YOUR PERFECT COMBINATION OF PLACES FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION AND SMALL TOWN LIVING. BYOB - BRING YOUR OWN BUILDER AND MAKE LOST LAKE ESTATES YOUR DREAM HOME LOCATION.
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MLS # 549008
LOST LAKE ESTATES PLAT 3 & 4 OFFERS 37 REMAINING LOTS. A VARIETY OF STANDARD, DAYLIGHT AND WALKOUT LOTS WITH SEVERAL LOTS BACKING TO THE TREES AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE BIKE TRAIL. POLK CITY IS YOUR PERFECT COMBINATION OF PLACES FOR OUTDOOR RECREATION AND SMALL TOWN LIVING. BYOB - BRING YOUR OWN BUILDER AND MAKE LOST LAKE ESTATES YOUR DREAM HOME LOCATION.
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