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Polk City, Iowa, while being one of the fastest growing communities in the Des Moines metro, maintains all the small town charm, yet is close enough to city conveniences to have a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Polk City’s motto is a “city for all seasons,” and it lives up to that motto by offering some of Iowa’s best golfing, fishing, boating, bicycling, swimming, hunting and cross-country skiing thanks to its location near three major recreational areas. Sailorville Lake, with 6,000 acres of water and 20,000 acres of public land, is the premier outdoor adventure destination in Polk City where visitors can enjoy camping, biking, boating, fishing, wildlife viewing and more. 3,550-acre Big Creek State Park has an 866-acre lake that’s perfect for swimming, canoeing and boating with. Recreation facilities include a spacious beach, a playground, disc golf, a model airplane control field, picnic areas and a snowmobile trail. Jester Park is just minutes from Polk City and offers a unique setting for hiking, fishing, golfing and horseback riding.
Polk City also hosts many events throughout the year that’s fun for everyone. The Four Season Festival, held at the end of July, offers 2 days of non-stop fun. Register for a 5K walk/run and the Bill Riley Talent Search. Afterward, enjoy a parade, live music, a horseshoe and softball tournament, car show and steak fry. In the fall, join the community in the annual Big Creek Fall Bike Ride for a gorgeous bike ride through the area followed by food and entertainment after.
For more information about events in Polk City, as well as business and community information, check out the Polk City's official website and the Polk City Chamber of Commerce website.
While Polk City has many events to offer, the city is just a short 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 Polk City and the Des Moines Metro area.
Looking to move soon? Then check out the current list of available Polk City homes for sale and come see for yourself why Polk City has everything you're looking for in a community.
Polk City Homes for Sale:
MLS # 536536
Hidden gem! 1/2 acre wooded, cul-de-sac lot at the Tournament Club. Build your dream home now!
MLS # 529834
Presenting our New Stunning Expanded Maplewood 2-Story Plan. Bigger & Better. This 3 Bedroom Open Floor plan Includes Large Kitchen with Pantry, Stainless Steel Appliances, Stylish Cabinets, Quartz or Granite Countertops, Hardwood Floors, Tile Bathrooms. Great Trim Work. 8 foot Slider to Deck. Stay Organized with the Large Drop Zone with Wooden Lockers & Closet off the Roomy 3-Car Attached Garage. Notice the Extra "Hearth" Area in the Kitchen, this space is Flexible for Many Uses! Upstairs are 3 Large Bedrooms which Include the Master Suite with it's Large Private Bathroom, Double Sinks & Hugh Walk-in Closet which Connects via Pocket Door to the Laundry Room! Two Spare Bedrooms Share a Full Jack/Jill Bathroom & You will Love the Bonus Office Space Area Right off the Stairs to be Used for a Study Area, etc. Great Polk City Location. Minutes from Golf and all your water sports.
MLS # 542340
Small town living in close proximity to the metro. Located in the popular Marina Cove and Pine Ridge area of Polk City. Parks, trails, lakes and golf course minutes from your property. Part of the North Polk School District. Development is currently under construction and scheduled to be completed late summer.
MLS # 525675
Gorgeous selection of walkout, daylight, cul-de-sac, and treed lots! Highly sought after North Polk School district. Polk City is a recreation destination: biking, boating, golfing, snowmobiling or camping. Right in your own back yard! Bring your builder or use ours, choose your lot today!
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MLS # 541003
New Reese ranch plan. Features include almost 2700sf finished living area including lower level. This open floor plan boasts cathedral ceiling, corner fireplace, & executive trim/baseboards. Kitchen with granite countertops, SS appliances, maple cabinets with soft-close/dovetail drawers & walk-in pantry! Kitchen & dining area w/hardwood flooring & low E sliders to custom deck. Laundry room features drop zone area w/custom built-in lockers & exits to 3-car garage; Master suite w/tray ceiling, private bath, tile shower, double sinks & X-large walk-in closet. Lower level features huge family room, wet bar, full bath, 4th bedroom, plus storage area! All Brothers Construction Homes include Energy Star 3.0 design, 2x6 exterior walls, Hardi-plank siding, passive radon system, rebar reinforced concrete, basement waterproofing, 1yr in-house builder warranty, 93% efficient furnace, 40yr/5-tab architectural shingles. Minutes from all of Polk City Outdoor Sports(Golf, Camping , Boating).