Des Moines Real Estate

Des Moines Real Estate

Des Moines: A Vibrant City in Polk County, Iowa

Nestled in Polk County, Iowa, lies the bustling city of Des Moines. Known for its rich history, thriving economy, and friendly community, Des Moines is a place that offers something for everyone.

As the capital and largest city in Iowa, Des Moines is a hub of activity and a center for business, culture, and entertainment. The city boasts a vibrant downtown area, filled with modern skyscrapers, trendy restaurants, and a lively nightlife scene. From the historic State Capitol building to the iconic Pappajohn Sculpture Park, Des Moines is a city that seamlessly blends the old with the new.

Des Moines is also renowned for its strong economy, with a diverse range of industries contributing to its success. The city is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, including Principal Financial Group and Meredith Corporation, providing ample job opportunities for residents. Additionally, Des Moines has a thriving entrepreneurial spirit, with a growing startup scene and a supportive business community.

Beyond its economic prowess, Des Moines offers a high quality of life. The city boasts excellent schools, beautiful parks, and a wide array of recreational activities. From exploring the Des Moines Botanical Center to cheering on the Iowa Cubs at Principal Park, there is never a shortage of things to do in this vibrant city.

With its central location in the heart of Iowa, Des Moines also serves as a gateway to the state's natural beauty. Residents can easily access stunning lakes, hiking trails, and camping spots, making it an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts.

In conclusion, Des Moines is a city that offers the perfect blend of urban amenities and natural beauty. Whether you're seeking career opportunities, a thriving cultural scene, or a close-knit community, Des Moines has it all. Discover the charm and excitement of this vibrant city in Polk County, Iowa.

Newest Listings in Des Moines

$445,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 695572 MLS
Only home in the neighborhood with two ensuites, a soaking tub, custom Italian tile and no direct neighbors. What? Yes, its true! One of the most unique condo layouts in the metro, this 2nd floor condominium juts out from the community hallway creating a one-of-a-kind space where 3 walls are full of oversized windows with only the doorway attaching to the common space ... no walls with neighbors! Unparalleled for privacy. This home is a must-see if you have ever considered one-floor living. Drop zone, deck, laundry room, oversized island, custom closets/drawers from the Container Store = all included (with options to purchase the home fully furnished/see agent for details). Parking is deeded; one private attached garage with its own secure entrance and one outdoor surface parking space. Owner acquired the only garage (1 of 12) in the building with storage space to the side of the car .... a perfect addition for anyone wanting a little extra room for organization/gym equipment/kayaks or even a bonus refrigerator. Garage is just a few steps up to the condo or use the elevator for large loads. HOA includes water, garbage, internet, insurance, building/grounds maintenance, cleaning + security. Quick accessibility to all downtown Des Moines has to offer, including minutes to Gray's Lake, the airport + the bike trail system. Enjoy luxury living with tax abatement savings through 2030. 450 SW 7th is offered at $445,000.

450 SW 7th Street Unit 210, Des Moines

$354,900
3 Beds 3 Baths 695563 MLS
Rare opportunity to own a new construction home within the heart of Des Moines! The beautiful front porch opens to the open concept main level featuring a brick surround fireplace and large windows in the family room. Off of the family room is a spacious kitchen with quartz countertops, tile backsplash, composite sink, soft close cabinetry, and all stainless steel kitchen appliances included. Wrapping up the main level is a full laundry room, half bath, and a cute mudroom bench off the rear entry from the 24x24’ two car detached garage. Upstairs you will find the owner's suite including an en suite bathroom with dual vanity and full tile shower plus a walk in closet. Two comfortable bedrooms plus a full bathroom round out the second story. The unfinished basement is perfect for storage or ready for future finish with a window and stub for future bathroom. Outside you can enjoy a nice morning coffee on the large covered front porch. Other features include: 2x6 construction, hard surfaces on the whole main level, stained glass window on the front from West End Salvage, fans in every bedroom, dead end street for low traffic. This home is conveniently located in the historic Drake Park neighborhood close to downtown and interstate access to zip around the metro. This home offers all of the benefits of an older home in an established neighborhood with none of the headaches. Plus this home is even more affordable with the 10 year Des Moines Tax Abatement.

994 25th Street, Des Moines

$436,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 695496 MLS
Welcome home to this charming, South of Grand two-story, a meticulously maintained gem with timeless charm and modern comfort. It offers the most beautiful & peaceful views; making it the perfect place for a morning cup of coffee, evening time reading, or perfect spot for enjoying time spent with w/family & friends. It has been referred to as "the park within the city". Along with curb appeal, you have 4 bdrms, 2.5 baths & flex rm next to the Great Rm. You'll love the original Fplc, converted to gas, built-ins, crown molding, wide trim & other classic details in the home; plus, a white, updated kit w/gorgeous butcher block counters, StSt Appls including a gas stove; updated spacious Primary suite w/built-ins & window seat, walk-in closet & an exceptional spa-like bath w/heated floors, stand alone tub, tiled shower-you will feel pampered every day. The upper level features a primary suite plus 2 addtl bdrms w/hardwd flrs, & a number of built-ins.The Lower Level has a "get-away space" that can be used several ways; 3/4 bath, a workout rm & an immaculate laundry/storage area. Besides the huge gar(462 Sq'), an enclosed storage area (120 Sq') w/room for all the "toys"; there's a gorgeous deck that overlooks the "park" just steps from the Kitchen w/a window for 'pass thru' - Love it! Enjoy the convenient location a few minutes from WDM, Valley Jct, Restaurants, Shopping, Schools (blocks from Hanawalt Elem & Merrill Middle School)plus, all the amenities South of Grand has to offer.

311 56th Street, Des Moines

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