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  • 1808 Apple Ln
    Indianola, Iowa
    Beds 3
    Baths 2
    MLS # 555311

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  • 200 W Girard Ave
    Indianola, Iowa
    Beds 4
    Baths 2
    MLS # 556640

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  • Tbd R57 Hwy
    Indianola, Iowa
    Beds 0
    Baths 0
    MLS # 555754

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  • 9425 Valley Pkwy
    Johnston, Iowa
    Beds 4
    Baths 3
    MLS # 550564

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  • 1413 Evans View Dr
    Adel, Iowa
    Beds 3
    Baths 2
    MLS # 550465

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  • 5690 Sunburst Dr
    Pleasant Hill, Iowa
    Beds 4
    Baths 3
    MLS # 544930

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  • Tbd Pierce St
    Indianola, Iowa
    Beds 0
    Baths 0
    MLS # 555759

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  • 1907 NW Beechwood St
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Beds 3
    Baths 2
    MLS # 553840

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  • 226 15th Ave NW
    Altoona, Iowa
    Beds 3
    Baths 3
    MLS # 552901

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  • 4729 NE Oak Dr
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Beds 3
    Baths 2
    MLS # 551912

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  • Des Moines Iowa

    As Iowa's capital city, Des Moines is a hub of government action, business activity and cultural affairs. But though Des Moines has a big city bustle, residents are extremely proud of the city’s small town atmosphere.

    With festivals, miles of trails, wineries, breweries, concerts and more, Des Moines is busy, happening and fresh.  Throughout the year you can see Broadway musicals, ice skate on Brenton plaza, rent a standup paddleboard at Gray's Lake, enjoy one of the many restaurants in the city, and more. 

    For your creative side, talk a walk through the Pappajohn Sculpture Park or the Des Moines Art Center and be sure to put the dates of the annual ArtFest Midweste, HeartFest and the Des Moines Art Festival on your calendar.  When you’re in the mood for music, Des Moines features numerous music venues like Hoyt Sherman Place and Wells Fargo Arena, as well as outdoor concert series like Nitefall on the River.  The Science Center of Iowa, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Blank Park Zoo, and Sleepy Hollow Sports Park offers many activities any day of the week.  You can also snack on peanuts and Cracker Jacks while you watch an Iowa Cubs game at Principle Park.

    You can also catch a day under the sun at Gray’s Lake or enjoy the miles upon miles of maintained trails through the city that helped make Des Moines a “Runner Friendly Community” according to the Road Runners Club of America.  There are also ample parks, swimming pools, golf courses and sports complexes like Sleepy Hollow, to meet the needs of anyone looking for a quiet stroll or adrenaline-filled activity.

    The list of things to do around Des Moines is endless!  For detailed information, check out Catch Des Moines, the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau website, which has all you need to know about spending a day or the rest of your life in Des Moines.  For residential, commercial and economic information, visit the City of Des Moines website for more details.

    If you’re looking to move, check out the current list of Des Moines homes for sale and come see why Des Moines is the place you want to call home.

  • Indianola Iowa

    Located just minutes south of Des Moines, Indianola, IA is quickly becoming known as the place to live and work. Striving to maintain a small town charm, Indianola provides unique business, personal and professional opportunities.

    For the nature enthusiast, Indianola offers an abundance of parks, trails and outdoor activities. Lake Ahquabi offers a relaxing escape from the summer heat with swimming, sunbathing, grilling, boating and fishing activities on this pristine manmade lake. If you don’t have a boat, canoe, paddle boat or kayak rentals are on hand. Wander along shady trails as you wind your way around the lake or explore the woods. For additional activity and rental information at Lake Ahquabi, visit the DNR’s website.

    If you’re looking for activies that aren't as rustic, you can catch a performance at the Blank Preforming Arts Center at Simpson College, enjoy Yoga in the Park every Saturday during the summer at Buxton Park, catch a movie at Summer Friday Films at the Indianola library or get a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in Indianola. At the end of July, head down to Indianola for the National Balloon Classic that features hot air balloons, balloon rides, competitions, and family entertainment. For more information, check out Visit Indianola for a complete list of events, attractions, restaurants, shopping, lodging and more!

    When you want to get away for a day, Indianola is conveniently located just minutes South of popular 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 Indianola and the Des Moines Metro area.

    Are you interested in moving to Indianola?  Then take a look at the current list of available Indianola homes for sale and come see why Indianola is where you can have it all.


  • Norwalk Iowa

    Nowalk, Iowa is a family-friendly, economically strong community that offers metro living with a small-town atmosphere. Just 10 minutes from the metro, Norwalk provides opportunities to live, work and play in a fresh, family-oriented package. Norwalk offers a wide variety of activities, including two golf courses, multiple parks, an aquatics center, a sports complex and several miles of maintained trails for running, biking or walking.

    Throughout the year, Norwalk plays host to a multitude of events for any type of person looking to have fun. Early in the year, the Spring Shopping Expo features dozens of area business and organizations showcasing their products and services, refreshments and raffles! Once spring has sprung, lace up your running shoes for RUNorwalk. This race features and 8K and 5K run/walk with proceeds going to the Norwalk Food Pantry.

    Come the 4th of July, Norwalk spares no expense on the city’s Fourth of July Celebration, featuring food, drink, fun and, of course, fireworks! Having an event for every season, Norwalk celebrates the bounties of fall during the Wine Harvest Festival held in November where you can enjoy wine samples, raffles, a silent auction and dinner.

    For more information about these events and what else is happening around town, check out Norwalk City’s website and the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce website.

    When you want to get away for a day, Norwalk is conveniently situated near 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 Norwalk and the Des Moines Metro area.

    Considering moving?  Then browse the current list of Norwalk homes for sale and come see for yourself why this city has all of the opportunities you're looking for in a place to live.


  • West Des Moines Iowa

    From its inception, the City of West Des Moines has endeavored to provide the best possible services to its citizens. The City has been recognized by several national publications and a metro-wide publication as a great place to live and conduct business. It has grown from an 1893 railroad town known as Valley Junction with a population of 500 to a hub of commerce and premier living.

    Throughout the year, citizens and visitors to West Des Moines can treat themselves to activities that meet every taste and lifestyle. West Des Moines offers a plethora of exciting and varied shopping options that includes Valley Junction where local shops line a history downtown street. If you’re looking for something a little more modern, the Jordan Creek Town Center features national and local brands every shopper will enjoy. West Glen Town Center combines the best of both worlds with a variety of shops, fitness centers, restaurants and loft style apartments.

    If spending time outside is what you’re looking for, West Des Moines has over 1200 acres of parks and open spaces, which includes the 632 acre Raccoon River Park. The park, located in the southeast part of the city, is the "crown jewel" of West Des Moines and offers ample swimming, fishing, boating, biking and picnicking activities for visitors. Raccoon River Park is also home to the West Des Moines Soccer Club, recreational sports teams, the Raccoon River Nature Lodge and an off-leash dog park. When you want to beat the heat of summer, you can head over to the Holiday Aquatic Center or the Valley View Aquatic Center. Both facilities offer water slides, pools, a lazy river and other wet and wild activities for people of all ages.

    West Des Moines is also home to a variety of events during the year. Starting in May, A-May-Zing Days is the community’s biggest celebration ever with events and activities spread across all corners of the city throughout the entire month of May like Festivale Cinco de Mayo, farmers markets, Music in the Junction, the Principal Charity Golf Classic, The Spring Art Market and others. Illumnifest is held in September and is a fall festival of lights that features paper lantern lightings, carnival rides, food, drinks and live music. The Valley Junction Farmers Market features over 100 vendors and generally runs May through the end of September/early October. Here you can enjoy music, purchase locally grown fruits and vegetables, sample area wines and enjoy delicious home baked goods.

    For more information on everything there is to see and do in West Des Moines, check out the City of West Des Moines website, the Valley Junction website and the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce website.

    Just a short drive from West Des Moines, you can also find all of Des Moines Metro Area's featured destinations like the as Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. You can find more inforation about events and entertainment around the Des Moines Metro area on the Catch Des Moines website.

    Interested in moving to West Des Moines?  Check out the most current list of West Des Moines homes for sale and come see for yourself why this city has everything you could ask for in a place to call home and then some!


  • Winterset Iowa

    Nestled in the picturesque rolling terrain, Winterset, Iowa is famous as the birthplace of actor John Wayne and the world-famous covered bridges that were popularized by Robert James Waller’s novel, “The Bridges of Madison County.”

    Winterset is a fascinating and fun place to visit, explore and live, with a rich history, enticing shopping and dining, welcoming lodgings, a thriving business community and a responsive economic development group. During the summer, Winterset and Madison County host a whole calendar’s worth of great community events such as live music at the Madison County Winery, Two Saints Winery and Covered Bridge Winery. You can also catch a summer concert series featuring the Winterset Community Band and local artists in Winterset’s town square, a monthly classic car show, see a movie at the Art Matinee Theater, shop at the weekly farmers market and attend local bike nights for both bicycle and motorcycle lovers!

    Winterset also hosts a multitude of events throughout the year that provide the community with fun, food and everything in between. The city celebrates local celebrity John Wayne during his annual birthday celebration in May and the United States’ birthday during the annual Independence Day celebration in July. The Madison County Fair brings together animals, food and competitions of all types at the end of July. In August, community members get active at the annual Cannonball Pump and Run, which combines weight lifting, running and a post-party in to one family fun event and come back together mere days later for delicious barbeque at the Madison County BBQ Shootout. In October, you can enjoy the literary side of the community at the annual Covered Bridges Festival which features food, entertainment, the famous covered bridges and beautiful fall colors.

    When you want to get away for the weekend the Des Moines Metro area is just a 30 minute drive to popular 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 the Des Moines Metro area. 

    If you're interested in visiting and living in Winterset, visit the Madison County website which includes community information, as well as information about the above events and more!

    Wanting to move to this picturesque community nestled in the heart of Madison County?  Then check out the most current list of available Winterset homes for sale and find the home and community of your dreams.


  • Carlisle Iowa

    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.