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Urbandale, Iowa is more than a city. It is a modern suburb that has not forgotten its small-town charm and is known for safe streets and neighborhoods, rich parks and recreational trails, and business opportunities and places to work.

If you’re looking for a variety of things to do, Urbandale is bustling with attractions and recreational opportunities. From getting out on the extensive trail system, enjoying dinner and drinks on the town, to cheering on your favorite team at a hockey game, Urbandale has something for everyone.

Beat the summer heat by taking a dip in the Urbandale pool or three of the wading pools located at local parks. Another option is to take in the breathtaking scenery with a stroll along the city's trail system that features more than 16 miles of maintained trail, with connections to many of the other trails in the Central Iowa Trail System. The many parks throughout Urbandale also host tennis, soccer and baseball games, or check out the skateboard park located at Walker Johnson Park. In the winter, Urbandale residents enjoy outdoor activities such a sledding and ice skating or head over to Bucs Arena for a Des Moines Buccaneers hockey game. If you’re looking for something indoors, the Urbandale Community Theater features great performances throughout the year.

Fall is a busy time for Urbandale beginning with the Barley Partee, where residents can enjoy a round of golf, enjoy samples of local beers and enjoy great food. The first weekend of October celebrates all things Urbandale with the Fall for Urbandale community event that offers entertainment for children and adults.

Urbandale is also conveniently close to 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.  Check out the Catch Des Moines website, which includes events and entertainment around Urbandale and the Des Moines Metro area.  For information on living and working in this unique community, check out the City of Urbandale’s website or Uniquely Urbandale.

Interested in moving to this wonderful city?  Then check out the current list of Urbandale homes for sale and come see for yourself why Urbandale is the unique community you're looking for!

Urbandale Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 532822
The Reserve at Walnut Creek invites you to join the family and become part of this wonderful, 60+ independent living, high end community w/ amenities galore! Gorgeous two bedroom, two bath unit on the 2nd floor, overlooking the bike path and tree line. East facing& morning sunshine on the balcony overlooking the wildlife below. Spacious open kitchen with lots of cupboards for storage. Living room is good sized and has space for your dining room furniture. Sliders to the balcony. Oversized master with walk-in closet and full bath. Guest bedroom has walk-in closet, ¾ bath and stackable laundry. Low monthly utilities. White woodwork throughout, brand new flooring and paint for new owner. Monthly member fee includes internet & cable tv, water, trash, taxes & insurance, all repairs, scheduled transportation, social activities, exercise room. Key code access to all entry doors, pet friendly building w/ elevator. Attached heated garage available for $50/mth
Beds/Baths: 5/5
MLS # 540372
MOTIVATED SELLER looking to move this spacious 5 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom two story home with over 4000+ sqft finished living space in unbeatable Urbandale location close to schools, trails, restaurants, and shops is priced $30k below last appraisal!! Open concept main floor plan with refinished hardwood floors throughout, kitchen featuring maple cabinets, large island, granite counter tops, pantry, eat in, sitting area, custom built in desk, and stainless appliances. Formal dining room, laundry room, and large living room with inviting fireplace complete the main level. 2nd floor features 4 bedrooms, each w/access to bathroom & large closets, computer loft, large master suite has stunning bathroom w/his & her vanities w/granite tops, jet tub, walk-in tiled shower w/seat & 2 shower heads. Finished walk out lower level with 1,114 finish living space featuring family with fireplace, wet bar, bedroom, and bathroom. Great deck with pergola makes a fantastic space for outdoor entertaining.
Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 540066
Amazingly well kept original- owner 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home in Urbadale with desirable Johnston schools.The master suite features vaulted ceilings, shower, whirlpool, and walk in closet. 3 additional bedrooms and a full bath complete the 2nd floor. The main floor boasts new flooring and plenty room for everyday living and entertaining. Ample storage throughout with a 3 car garage. A patio off the kitchen and new deck with custom accent lighting are ready for grilling and outdoor leisure. Recent upgrades since listing include new cabinet hardware, door handles, lighting fixtures and faucets. You will not find a more immaculately cared for home with finer curb appeal. You will not find a cleaner more well kept home.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 547275
Lot located in the beautiful well-sought after Maple Brook Development in Urbandale. It is surrounded by beautiful high end homes where the kids ride bikes and play games in the cul de sac. The lot lies within the high ranking Waukee school system. Builder will build custom home or bring your own builder. First Iowa Homes has home for sale next door also.
Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 549433
Stunning home, with southern exposure overlooking pines and Greenbelt, oversized windows, large balcony. 2 generous sized bedrooms, 2 baths, one walk-in shower. Large walk-in closets, built ins, spacious family room, formal dining area, eat-in kitchen. 2nd. Floor, near elevators. Underground heated parking, Secure building. Emergency alert system, full sized washer/Dryer. Monthly member dues cover water, trash, taxes, scheduled transportation and repairs. Hair salon, cafe, library, exercise room, dining room, woodworking room, theater, craft room and storage. Stop by to learn more about this 60+ independent living community has to offer.

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