Carlisle


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When you’re in Carlisle, Iowa you’re surrounded by rolling hills, pristine woodlands and the convergence of two rivers. Carlisle is taking the extra steps needed to preserve its natural environment by adopting conservation techniques as it grows. Instead of seeing pavement take over its hillsides, you will see native plants used to absorb rain water, trails used to connect all parts of the community and residents looking for ways to maintain the natural beauty.

Each season in Carlisle brings a variety of events and activities for everyone, young and old. During the fall, enjoy high school football games, church bazaars, bonfires and hay rack rides. October is especially busy with Carlisle’s Trail of Terror which gets your Halloween started off right and Pumpkinfest featuring a costume parade and a downtown adored with Jack-O-Lanterns. Light Up Carlisle lightens the night sky in a beautiful display of holiday cheer, complete with food and a visit by Santa.

Spring and summer are just as busy with monthly lawn mower races held at the River Bottom Raceway, the Community Family Bike Ride and Breakfast in June and the annual 4th of July festival which boasts one of the largest parades and fireworks displays in the area. You can also cool off at the Carlisle Aquatics Center which features a heated pool, 1 meter diving board, drop slide, 11 ft diving area, swim lanes, super sidewinder slide, water cascade umbrella, frog slide, bubbling beach and a water's edge snack bar. 

Visit Carlisle's City website for information on these events and other things happening around town, as well as living and working in this beautiful city.

When you want to get away, Carlisle is a short drive from all of the 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 on events happening around the Des Moines Metro area, check out the Catch Des Moines website. 

Are you looking for a new home?  Then browse through the current list of Carlisle homes for sale and come see for yourself why Carlisle is the natural choice for you to live, work and play.

Carlisle Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 552081
Welcome to Carlisle's newest townhome community. Whether you are looking to downsize or for a simpler lifestyle, this is what you've been waiting for. Enjoy the great outdoors on the walking/biking trails that lead to a gorgeous nature center, parks and Summerset Bike Trail. Relax on your cute front porch or deck overlooking large areas of greenspace with wildflowers and prairie grasses. This Hubbell Melrose Plan features a bright white kitchen with stainless appliances. Great room with corner fireplace. Private master ensuite as well as two additional bedrooms on main floor. Additional finish in lower level includes 4th bedroom, bath and family room for your extra guests. Quality name brand products including Kohler, GE, PEX Plumbing, Jeld-Wen Windows. Three car garage for your extra toys. Association handles lawn care and snow removal. Carlisle offers 5 year tax abatement. Small town living, just minutes to anywhere in the Des Moines Metro area.
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Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 543063
Awesome ranch home backing to scenic greenspace area. Open kitchen/family room floor plan with stone surround fireplace from floor to ceiling. Kitchen features Espresso Staggered cabinets with granite, tile backsplash and granite counters. Master suite includes walk in shower, dual sink vanity and walk in closet. Lower level ready to finish for additional living space. Carlisle offers 5 year tax abatement and USDA Rural Development financing. Closing costs with Hubbell's preferred lender. SPECIAL !!! LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE! Get up to $3000 towards upgrades or off the purchase price of your new Hubbell Home!* *Valid on purchase agreements written between 2/1/18-2/28/18 on select homes set to close by 3/31/18.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 543066
Great 4 bedroom in Carlisle's conservation development Danamere Farms. Enjoy the wide open spaces with prairie grasses and walking/biking trails. Kitchen offers granite counters, stainless appliances, espresso cabinets, and island for extra seating. Master suite includes walk in closet and bath with tiled shower and dual sink vanity. 3 additional bedrooms have another full bath. Family room with beautiful stone fireplace. Lower level offers future finish with stub for 3/4 bath and passive radon mitigation system. USDA financing available. 5 year tax abatement. Use Hubbell's preferred lender and take advantage of closing cost assistance. SPECIAL !!! LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE! Get up to $3000 towards upgrades or off the purchase price of your new Hubbell Home!* *Valid on purchase agreements written between 2/1/18-2/28/18 on select homes set to close by 3/31/18.
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Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 548997
Great 4 bedroom home overlooking greenspace. This open floor plan has great windows allowing a ton of light. Open kitchen and living area with gas fireplace. Kitchen offers bar seating, granite counters and stainless appliances. Mud area off garage. Lower level is ready to finish for extra living space that is plumbed for additional bath and includes passive radon mitigation system. Great community with biking/walking trails and plenty of greenspace to enjoy outdoor living. Carlisle offers 5 year tax abatement.
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 543633
Walkout Cedar Ranch Plan overlooking greenspace and biking/walking trail. Spacious open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Kitchen overlooking living space offers island, pantry, granite and stainless appliances. Beautiful fireplace with floor to ceiling stone is a beautiful focal point. First floor laundry room off the master bedroom. Master en-suite includes bath with dual sink vanity and walk in shower. Large window in bedroom provides great natural lighting and box ceiling. Finished walk out lower level includes family room, bedroom and 3/4 bath. Carlisle offers 5 year tax abatement and USDA financing. Closing cost paid with preferred lender. SPECIAL !!! LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE! Get up to $3000 towards upgrades or off the purchase price of your new Hubbell Home!* *Valid on purchase agreements written between 2/1/18-2/28/18 on select homes set to close by 3/31/18.
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