Altoona


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Altoona, Iowa sits at the crossroads of America’s busiest Interstates. Altoona's business community is progressively growing, while staying rooted in small town traditions that make the city a great place to live, work and play.

Whether you're looking for a gourmet dinner, an exciting horse race, an enjoying run or bike ride along scenic trails, or a quiet night out, Altoona has something for you! Prairie Meadows, Bass Pro Shops, and the Adventureland Theme Park all have events throughout the summer for people of all ages.  If the weather gets too hot, head over to the Altoona Aquatics Center where you can zoom down water slides, take a leap off of a diving board or get your exercise in the lap lanes.  There's also a wide assortment of restaurants to satisfy anyone's palate! 

At the end of the summer, be sure to check out AltoonaPalooza that boasts car/motorcycle shows, kids games and inflatables, wine and craft beer tastings, live music from some of Iowa's new bands to local fan favorites and a kickball, mud volleyball and softball tournament.  Finally, keep October open for the Taste of Altoona, where you can enjoy a 3 hour all-you-can eat feast from Altoona area restaurants.

If that's not enough, just a short drive from Altoona can bring you to all of Des Moines' featured destinations, such as Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market

To find out more about what Altoona has to offer and the lastest events and happenings around town, visit the Altoona City Councils website or the City of Altoona's website.  Be sure to also check out the Catch Des Moines website, which includes events and entertainment around Altoona and the Des Moines Metro area.

If you're interested in moving to this growing community, check out the current list of Altoona homes for sale and find the home of your dreams!

Altoona Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 5/6
MLS # 535985
Secluded wooded acreage set on a fenced in 5.56 acres with a private pond and 18’ x 36’ in-ground heated pool. Built by Unique Homes, this two story home has over 6,500 total sqft of finish, five bedrooms (four bedrooms upstairs & a fifth in lower level), six bathrooms & four car garage. The interior features: 20' ceilings in the living room, four fireplaces, gourmet kitchen, master suite has a bubble tub, double vanity, and living room with fireplace, alder wood trim throughout, oak hardwood floors, first floor laundry/mud room, internal stereo system throughout, new central vac, security system, and commercial grade Wi-Fi. Exterior bonuses: multiple large patios, gazebo overlooking pond, small creek, lawn irrigation system, and basketball court.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 524703
Meadow Vista South Plat 2 offers 38 single family residential lots for sale. Conveniently located just off of 8th Street and south of Prairie Meadows. The City of Altoona has implemented a residential tax-abatement program for eligible residential property. There are walk-out, day light, standard and cul-de-sac home-sites available.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 524711
Meadow Vista South Plat 2 offers 38 single family residential lots for sale. Conveniently located just off of 8th Street and south of Prairie Meadows. The City of Altoona has implemented a residential tax-abatement program for eligible residential property. There are walk-out, day light, standard and cul-de-sac home-sites available.
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Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 524642
Meadow Vista South Plat 2 offers 38 single family residential lots for sale. Conveniently located just off of 8th Street and south of Prairie Meadows. The City of Altoona has implemented a residential tax-abatement program for eligible residential property. There are walk-out, day light, standard and cul-de-sac home-sites available.
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Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 549944
Stately exterior design with hip roof and stone accent. Relax and enjoy your new style of villa ownership in Tuscany, a Hubbell Homes’ conservation community. Its lovely kitchen, with a peninsula style breakfast bar, opens to the great room featuring a floor to ceiling stone fireplace. The master suite has a huge bedroom with a box ceiling, private bath with a separate shower and whirlpool tub, and a walk-in closet with easy access to a laundry room. This split bedroom design situates the other two bedrooms and a full guest bath opposite the master quarters. Hubbell Homes offers much more including passive radon mitigation system and testing, and a 15 year basement waterproof guarantee. $1750 in closing costs and 0 origination through Hubbell Homes’ preferred lender. Altoona has a 5 year tax abatement program. Tuscany is just minutes from the Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona – the perfect place for shopping!
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