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Grimes, Iowa is located at the northwest corner of the Des Moines Metro area and offers the amenities of metropolitan life while maintaining all the advantages of a small hometown. Whether you’re looking for a night on the town, a relaxing day or want to get your heart pumping, Grimes has something for you!

Not only is Grimes conveniently located for traveling by car, but also offers easy access to the Grimes Trail System which connects with many of the other Iowa Trail Systems. Along the Grimes trail is Grimes Sports Complex. This 45- acre complex includes tennis courts, soccer fields, including one lit tournament field, sand volleyball courts, softball and baseball fields, basketball courts, a skate park and more. The Grimes Park and Recreation website includes additional details about the trail system, the Grimes Sports Complex, as well as information on the other parks, facilities and activities that you can enjoy throughout the year.

Throughout the year, Grimes hosts events to keep your calendar packed. The Easter Eggstravaganza marks the beginning of many spring events and features face painters, crafts, food and other family-fun events. During June, Governors Days provides 3 days of car shows, fireworks, music, food, parades and much, much more! For the thrifty types, Grimes participates in the Iowa Highway 141 Garage Sale, a 2 day event in the month of August that stretches over 100 miles along Highway 141 and features bargains, vendors and flea markets. During the winter, Grimes community members can deck out their houses and enter in the Outdoor Holiday Lighting Contest.

For information on these community events and the many others that take place throughout the year, check out the Special Community Events website. You can also get additional information about living and working in Grimes on the City of Grimes website and the Grimes Chamber of Commerce website.

If you’re looking to get away, it's a short 25 minute 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 Grimes and the Des Moines Metro area.

If you're interested in moving to the area, browse the current list of Grimes homes for sale and come find the home of your dreams.

Grimes Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 548583
When it comes to creating a home that lives well, we believe it's all about the details. Details like a handy drop-zone/bench next to the garage entry that was built with ship-lap siding, a sliding barn door looking like a piece of art in your entry or the look & feel of the hand-built, tube steel stair railing. Sexy details aside, we didn't forget about the big picture. The big picture in this home is the design that allows a flexible rm layout which syncs up & flows effortlessly with how you live. The home puts everything right where it belongs. A true Mstr Ste, across from the other BR, features a tiled shower & a closet that is connected to the laundry rm. The kitchen, which includes a great walk-in pantry & shaker style cabinets, opens to the Great Rm creating a place where gatherings of all kinds naturally happen. The LL completes this home with a boss bar, lrg family rm & another bedroom. The result is a home with personality & vitality-like the people that live in it.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 519123
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 519182
Corner lot.
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Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 551178
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Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 551143
The OAKMONT URBAN is a modern RANCH floor plan in a brand new Grimes neighborhood – Chevalia Valley II. Build your dream home and back to mature trees, the new fitness trail that encompasses the neighborhood and live less than a mile from the new elem school. Ranch & 2-story plans starting at $293,600. The OAKMONT URBAN ranch boasts an open concept living with modern/transitional finishes. The split bedroom floor plan provides two bedrooms on the main lvl – a master suite with walk-in, tiled shower, toilet rm, dual sink vanity & large walk-in closet. Bedroom #2 offers a walk-in closet. Spacious family rm open to the kitchen w/ walk-in pantry, center island, hardwood flooring, iron railing, quartz surfaces, covered deck patio (deck optional), main lvl laundry rm, drop zone w/lockers & 3-car garage. Over 900 sq ft of finishable space in the lower level – add a 3rd & 4th bedroom, bath and family rm. Customize this home for your specific needs! Call for more info today!
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