Nancy Laxton

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  • 3006 235th St
    St Charles, Iowa
    $159,900
    Beds 3
    Baths 1
    MLS # 546084

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  • 2405 Birch St
    Granger, Iowa
    $414,900
    Beds 3
    Baths 4
    MLS # 546849

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  • 5601 Woodreed Ln
    Johnston, Iowa
    $290,900
    Beds 3
    Baths 3
    MLS # 550671

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  • 7322 NW 18th St
    Ankeny, Iowa
    $339,900
    Beds 4
    Baths 3
    MLS # 550929

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  • 7236 Wilshire Blvd
    Windsor Heights, Iowa
    $227,500
    Beds 4
    Baths 2
    MLS # 550664

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  • 207 N G St
    Indianola, Iowa
    $127,500
    Beds 2
    Baths 1
    MLS # 550388

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  • 806 W 3rd Ave
    Indianola, Iowa
    $105,000
    Beds 2
    Baths 2
    MLS # 546096

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  • 608 Grand St
    New Virginia, Iowa
    $62,500
    Beds 3
    Baths 1
    MLS # 547093

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  • 875 NE Badger Ln
    Waukee, Iowa
    $459,900
    Beds 4
    Baths 3
    MLS # 549925

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  • 1808 Apple Ln
    Indianola, Iowa
    $256,900
    Beds 3
    Baths 2
    MLS # 543858

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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.

     

  • 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.