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140 Apartments for rent in Grimes, IA

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Check out 140 verified apartments for rent in Grimes, IA with rents starting as low as $750. Some apartments for rent in Grimes might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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Ascend at Heritage
1704 NE Gateway Ct
Grimes, IA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$970
861 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1096 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 06:15 PM
The Ascend at Heritage lifestyle is deeply intertwined with Grimes, Iowas legacy of easy living. Enjoy sunset vistas from expansive patios and decks or prepare gourmet dinners in your designer kitchen.
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4 Units Available
Meadowlark Place
1250 Southeast 11th Street
Grimes, IA | Grimes
1 Bedroom
$895
745 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$815
973 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:11 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Meadowlark Place in Grimes. View photos, descriptions and more!
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Redwood Grimes
820 SW Prescott Ln
Grimes, IA | Grimes
2 Bedrooms
$1,449
1457 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 03:39 PM
Redwood Grimes is where you'll find the single-story rental apartment you've been looking for. Live in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, pet-friendly home with an attached garage.
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3 Units Available
Chevalia Ridge Apartments
1951 North James Street
Grimes, IA | Grimes
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,300
1075 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:55 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Chevalia Ridge Apartments in Grimes. View photos, descriptions and more!
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12 Units Available
Walnut Lake
4454 NW 142nd St
Urbandale, IA | Walnut Creek
1 Bedroom
$829
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$896
944 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,056
1299 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Enjoy quiet living with easy access to I-80. New, modern complex has homes with walk-in closets and granite counters. Air conditioning. Community features include a game room, gym and garage parking.
1 Unit Available
4511 146th
4511 146th Street
Urbandale, IA | Walnut Creek
3 Bedrooms
$1,695
1400 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:15 AM
4511 146th Available 11/09/20 3 Bedroom Home - Recently Updated Split Level 3 Bed 3 1/2 bath Split Level 1400 Sq Ft $1650 Monthly Rent New Paint and Carpet Stainless Steel Appliances Finished Basement (1 Full Bathroom) (RLNE6115003)
1 Unit Available
Waterford Creek Townhomes
5424 154th Ct
Urbandale, IA
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
2100 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
Brand new Waterford Creek South Townhomes with a modern open feel & soaring windows for an abundance of natural light & views of prairie area & woods.
1 Unit Available
6030 Bremen Ct #2
6030 Bremen Court
Johnston, IA | Southwest
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,025
1014 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
MOVE IN SPECIALS; HALF MONTH OFF RENT! Freshly Painted 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo w/ Garage - Enjoy a half months free rent if the lease starts before October 1st.
1 Unit Available
4323 125th Street
4323 125th Street
Urbandale, IA
5 Bedrooms
$2,300
2175 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
4323 125th Street Available 12/22/20 Spacious 5 bedroom Home in Urbandale! - Take a look at this 5 bedroom home in Urbandale. This home has a full finished basement complete with an additional family room and an office with a bathroom.
Results within 5 miles of Grimes
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6 Units Available
The Bricks Waukee East
1400 SE Bishop Dr
Waukee, IA | Hemingway
1 Bedroom
$869
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$920
941 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:38 PM
The Bricks Waukee East homes offer a new way of living in Waukee, Iowa.
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18 Units Available
360 at Jordan West
360 Bridgewood Dr
West Des Moines, IA
Studio
$940
487 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,150
935 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,330
1155 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Limited-Time Special Offer: Enjoy free rent until November 1st if you apply by September 30th!* *Details may apply, please contact us for more information. Live life fully. Live life 360.
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39 Units Available
Westpointe Apartments and Townhomes
2510 Canterbury Rd
Urbandale, IA
Studio
$649
563 sqft
1 Bedroom
$729
735 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$809
1009 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Whether you're looking for a studio apartment, three bedroom townhome or anything in between, you'll love calling Westpointe Apartments and Townhomes in Urbandale, Iowa, home.
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8 Units Available
The Flats Apartments
3000 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
Studio
$755
414 sqft
1 Bedroom
$775
521 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$894
724 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Great location close to Valley West Mall, I-235, I-80 and I-35, and plenty of great shopping and entertainment. On-site management and on-site maintenance to address any issues right away.
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13 Units Available
BelleMeade Apartments
204 S 64th St
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$1,200
897 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,455
1445 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
1717 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Minutes from Jordan Creek Town Center. Updated interiors with walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances. Available furnished. Outstanding amenities include a dog park, 24-hour gym and a pool. Internet cafe and garage available.
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15 Units Available
Westchester Square
5528 Meredith Dr
Des Moines, IA | Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
$830
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$880
982 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Just a few minutes from dining and entertainment. Outstanding amenities including a pool and ample green space. Apartments feature a fireplace, closets and a private balcony. Appliance packages provided.
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10 Units Available
Crescent Chase
8650 Crescent Chase
Johnston, IA | Southwest
1 Bedroom
$870
768 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$900
950 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
A stunning community with several floor plan options available. On-site pool with a sundeck, playground and community room provided. Apartments feature walk-in closets and washers and dryers.
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11 Units Available
Mansions at Jordan Creek
355 88th St
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$930
835 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1163 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,480
1415 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
A modern community located near the park and area schools. Tucked into a residential area. These homes are larger with ample storage and nine-foot ceilings. On-site pool, fire pit and gym. Pet-friendly.
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13 Units Available
Plaza Manor
3821 66th St
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$690
561 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$675
634 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Located near I-35, schools and shopping. This community is only a half a mile from Merle Hay Mall. On-site amenities include ample storage and private laundry. Green space and kids area provided.
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10 Units Available
Sherwood Glen
8825 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$740
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$785
897 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Located just minutes from shopping and recreation centers, and 10 minutes from Downtown. On-site amenities include a pool and sundeck. Each apartment features large closets and a full kitchen package.
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1 Unit Available
Woodland West
4403 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$770
792 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
A quiet community that's close to area schools and parks with woodland surrounding it. On-site fitness center, pool, sundeck and playground provided. Easy access to area amenities. Spacious interiors with sliding glass doors.
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12 Units Available
Robin Hill
2000 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$745
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$805
1038 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Near I-235. This pet-friendly community offers ample green space. Each apartment features a private balcony or patio. Controlled access provided. On-site pool and sundeck, three-hole disc golf and courtyard provided. Fireplaces available.
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13 Units Available
The Club at Washington Heights Apartments
4101 Woodland Plz
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$720
715 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$825
1153 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,120
1480 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
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6 Units Available
Boulder Ridge Apartments
3861 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$793
742 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$858
947 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
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Sierra Pointe
7171 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$1,170
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,465
1230 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 09:37 PM
Experience convenient community amenities on this pet-friendly property, including a heated saltwater pool, pet spa and heated underground parking. Features in-unit front loading washer and dryer and oversized windows. Close to I-80 and Peony Park.
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How much is rent in Grimes?
In Grimes, the median rent is $650 for a studio, $768 for a 1-bedroom, $946 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,282 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Grimes, check out our monthly Grimes Rent Report.
How much is rent in Grimes?
In Grimes, the median rent is $650 for a studio, $768 for a 1-bedroom, $946 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,282 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Grimes, check out our monthly Grimes Rent Report.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Grimes?
You can get the best deal by searching by apartments that are offering move-in specials in Grimes.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Grimes?
You can get the best deal by searching by apartments that are offering move-in specials in Grimes.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Grimes?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Grimes apartments that allow pets.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Grimes?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Grimes apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Grimes properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Grimes properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in Grimes?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Grimes.
How much should I pay for rent in Grimes?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Grimes.
How can I find off-campus housing in Grimes?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Grimes. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Drake University, Grand View University, and Iowa State University.
How can I find off-campus housing in Grimes?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Grimes. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Drake University, Grand View University, and Iowa State University.

Median Rent in Grimes

Last updated May 2015
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Grimes is $768, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $946.
Studio
$650
1 Bed
$768
2 Beds
$946
3+ Beds
$1,282
City GuideGrimes
Grimes, IA is actually named after a person. The city was started in 1894, and it was named after James W. Grimes, a former senator and the third ever governor of Iowa.
Grimes, IA is actually named after a person. The city was started in 1894, and it was named after James W. Grimes, a former senator and the third ever governor of Iowa.

Grimes, IA is a suburban enclave of Des Moines, IA. Located to the northwest of town, Grimes and Des Moines are easily linked by Interstate-35. Most people who live in Grimes are commuters. They travel the 17 miles into the heart of downtown Des Moines regularly for work and play. Commuting is popular; in fact, there are multiple buses that will get you between the two places. However, just because people commute regularly doesn't mean there's a shortage of amenities or things to do in Grimes. In fact, Grimes is a lovely little rural town with a bounty of shops, restaurants, parks and more. If you live in Grimes, you can get into Des Moines whenever you want. You may not always want to, though, because you'll have a whole host of suburban amenities right at your fingertips.

Moving to Grimes

To decide what you want in a rental home in Grimes, think about your priorities. Do you need space? A convenient location? A bright house? Whatever it is, select what you value in order to narrow down your list of potential homes and find an apartment. Once you've narrowed down your list of apartments for rent, you can get in contact with potential landlords or realtors in order to view the homes. Seeing the apartment rentals in person can ensure that they have the right energy and feel for your taste. Along with your application, you'll also need your bank statements, copies of your IDs, pay stubs, tax returns, a letter of employment and anything else that proves you make enough money to pay your rent on time. Next, you should also be prepared to put a deposit down on an apartment. A deposit won't be necessary unless you're approved for the apartment, but once you're approved, you'll want to put the money down in order to take the apartment off the market. After all, you won't want someone to swoop in and steal it out from under your nose!

Moving to Grimes
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To decide what you want in a rental home in Grimes, think about your priorities. Do you need space? A convenient location? A bright house? Whatever it is, select what you value in order to narrow down your list of potential homes and find an apartment. Once you've narrowed down your list of apartments for rent, you can get in contact with potential landlords or realtors in order to view the homes. Seeing the apartment rentals in person can ensure that they have the right energy and feel for your taste. Along with your application, you'll also need your bank statements, copies of your IDs, pay stubs, tax returns, a letter of employment and anything else that proves you make enough money to pay your rent on time. Next, you should also be prepared to put a deposit down on an apartment. A deposit won't be necessary unless you're approved for the apartment, but once you're approved, you'll want to put the money down in order to take the apartment off the market. After all, you won't want someone to swoop in and steal it out from under your nose!

Grimes Neighborhoods

It's important to find the right home in Grimes. After all, you want a house that feels comfortable, safe, and appropriately-sized. But what's just as important as finding a house that fits is finding a neighborhood that fits. Grimes might be a small Iowa town, but it has its own individual neighborhoods. This means that before you move, it's important for you to do research about your new hometown. Doing a little legwork before you go will save you tons of energy and time when you're in the middle of the process. The information below will tell you more about Grimes neighborhoods, including some helpful info about where you might want to live in Grimes and which areas you may not find as attractive or up to your personal wants and needs. This information can help you make an informed decision about where you'll rest your head at night, and keep you from wasting time looking at houses that are in areas you wouldn't actually like living in.

Northern Grimes: Northern Grimes is where the town's downtown is located. It has multiple parks, and a good mix of single family homes and apartment complexes. On Main Street here, you'll find the town's public library, as well as dining spots like Bredeaux Pizza. Come here if you enjoy having a lot going on around you, because this is definitely a bustling part of town.

Southern Grimes: Southern Grimes is the rural part of town. Homes here are on a lot of land, and they're spread out from one another. This part of town is closer to Des Moines, so it will make your commute via the interstate that much easier. However, it's not easy to find rental houses here, and a lot of this land is yet undeveloped, making it a better place to buy and build than anything else.

Grimes Neighborhoods
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It's important to find the right home in Grimes. After all, you want a house that feels comfortable, safe, and appropriately-sized. But what's just as important as finding a house that fits is finding a neighborhood that fits. Grimes might be a small Iowa town, but it has its own individual neighborhoods. This means that before you move, it's important for you to do research about your new hometown. Doing a little legwork before you go will save you tons of energy and time when you're in the middle of the process. The information below will tell you more about Grimes neighborhoods, including some helpful info about where you might want to live in Grimes and which areas you may not find as attractive or up to your personal wants and needs. This information can help you make an informed decision about where you'll rest your head at night, and keep you from wasting time looking at houses that are in areas you wouldn't actually like living in.

Northern Grimes: Northern Grimes is where the town's downtown is located. It has multiple parks, and a good mix of single family homes and apartment complexes. On Main Street here, you'll find the town's public library, as well as dining spots like Bredeaux Pizza. Come here if you enjoy having a lot going on around you, because this is definitely a bustling part of town.

Southern Grimes: Southern Grimes is the rural part of town. Homes here are on a lot of land, and they're spread out from one another. This part of town is closer to Des Moines, so it will make your commute via the interstate that much easier. However, it's not easy to find rental houses here, and a lot of this land is yet undeveloped, making it a better place to buy and build than anything else.

Living in Grimes

Most people who live in Grimes live and work in Des Moines. It's a purely commuter town, and many people who call the city home spend most of their time in another place. However, that doesn't mean it's short on amenities; quite the contrary, in fact. In reality, the city has a cute downtown and tons of options like parks, restaurants, and shops to keep residents well-stocked and entertained while they're at home. Grimes has a thriving parks and recreation program, and along with the city's parks, there is also a lot of active programming for adults, teens, and kids throughout the town. You can take part in activities like soccer, volleyball, and even yoga, all of which are coordinated by the city government. If you like to shop, Grimes has plenty of places for you. The city has tons of stores along I-35, as well as on Highway 141, which runs through town. You can also expect to find both local mom and pop shops, like Casey's General Store, and international outposts, like Super Target. If you're into the arts and culture, you can get your fill in Grimes. The city has the Carmike Wynnsong 16, with 16 screens playing Hollywood's latest flicks. If all this entertainment isn't enough for you, just hop on in the car and head to Des Moines. In less than a half hour, you find fun places like the Des Moines Art Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, and the Blank Park Zoo right at your fingertips.

Living in Grimes
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Most people who live in Grimes live and work in Des Moines. It's a purely commuter town, and many people who call the city home spend most of their time in another place. However, that doesn't mean it's short on amenities; quite the contrary, in fact. In reality, the city has a cute downtown and tons of options like parks, restaurants, and shops to keep residents well-stocked and entertained while they're at home. Grimes has a thriving parks and recreation program, and along with the city's parks, there is also a lot of active programming for adults, teens, and kids throughout the town. You can take part in activities like soccer, volleyball, and even yoga, all of which are coordinated by the city government. If you like to shop, Grimes has plenty of places for you. The city has tons of stores along I-35, as well as on Highway 141, which runs through town. You can also expect to find both local mom and pop shops, like Casey's General Store, and international outposts, like Super Target. If you're into the arts and culture, you can get your fill in Grimes. The city has the Carmike Wynnsong 16, with 16 screens playing Hollywood's latest flicks. If all this entertainment isn't enough for you, just hop on in the car and head to Des Moines. In less than a half hour, you find fun places like the Des Moines Art Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, and the Blank Park Zoo right at your fingertips.

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City GuideGrimes
Grimes, IA is actually named after a person. The city was started in 1894, and it was named after James W. Grimes, a former senator and the third ever governor of Iowa.
Grimes, IA is actually named after a person. The city was started in 1894, and it was named after James W. Grimes, a former senator and the third ever governor of Iowa.

Grimes, IA is a suburban enclave of Des Moines, IA. Located to the northwest of town, Grimes and Des Moines are easily linked by Interstate-35. Most people who live in Grimes are commuters. They travel the 17 miles into the heart of downtown Des Moines regularly for work and play. Commuting is popular; in fact, there are multiple buses that will get you between the two places. However, just because people commute regularly doesn't mean there's a shortage of amenities or things to do in Grimes. In fact, Grimes is a lovely little rural town with a bounty of shops, restaurants, parks and more. If you live in Grimes, you can get into Des Moines whenever you want. You may not always want to, though, because you'll have a whole host of suburban amenities right at your fingertips.

Moving to Grimes

To decide what you want in a rental home in Grimes, think about your priorities. Do you need space? A convenient location? A bright house? Whatever it is, select what you value in order to narrow down your list of potential homes and find an apartment. Once you've narrowed down your list of apartments for rent, you can get in contact with potential landlords or realtors in order to view the homes. Seeing the apartment rentals in person can ensure that they have the right energy and feel for your taste. Along with your application, you'll also need your bank statements, copies of your IDs, pay stubs, tax returns, a letter of employment and anything else that proves you make enough money to pay your rent on time. Next, you should also be prepared to put a deposit down on an apartment. A deposit won't be necessary unless you're approved for the apartment, but once you're approved, you'll want to put the money down in order to take the apartment off the market. After all, you won't want someone to swoop in and steal it out from under your nose!

Moving to Grimes
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To decide what you want in a rental home in Grimes, think about your priorities. Do you need space? A convenient location? A bright house? Whatever it is, select what you value in order to narrow down your list of potential homes and find an apartment. Once you've narrowed down your list of apartments for rent, you can get in contact with potential landlords or realtors in order to view the homes. Seeing the apartment rentals in person can ensure that they have the right energy and feel for your taste. Along with your application, you'll also need your bank statements, copies of your IDs, pay stubs, tax returns, a letter of employment and anything else that proves you make enough money to pay your rent on time. Next, you should also be prepared to put a deposit down on an apartment. A deposit won't be necessary unless you're approved for the apartment, but once you're approved, you'll want to put the money down in order to take the apartment off the market. After all, you won't want someone to swoop in and steal it out from under your nose!

Grimes Neighborhoods

It's important to find the right home in Grimes. After all, you want a house that feels comfortable, safe, and appropriately-sized. But what's just as important as finding a house that fits is finding a neighborhood that fits. Grimes might be a small Iowa town, but it has its own individual neighborhoods. This means that before you move, it's important for you to do research about your new hometown. Doing a little legwork before you go will save you tons of energy and time when you're in the middle of the process. The information below will tell you more about Grimes neighborhoods, including some helpful info about where you might want to live in Grimes and which areas you may not find as attractive or up to your personal wants and needs. This information can help you make an informed decision about where you'll rest your head at night, and keep you from wasting time looking at houses that are in areas you wouldn't actually like living in.

Northern Grimes: Northern Grimes is where the town's downtown is located. It has multiple parks, and a good mix of single family homes and apartment complexes. On Main Street here, you'll find the town's public library, as well as dining spots like Bredeaux Pizza. Come here if you enjoy having a lot going on around you, because this is definitely a bustling part of town.

Southern Grimes: Southern Grimes is the rural part of town. Homes here are on a lot of land, and they're spread out from one another. This part of town is closer to Des Moines, so it will make your commute via the interstate that much easier. However, it's not easy to find rental houses here, and a lot of this land is yet undeveloped, making it a better place to buy and build than anything else.

Grimes Neighborhoods
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It's important to find the right home in Grimes. After all, you want a house that feels comfortable, safe, and appropriately-sized. But what's just as important as finding a house that fits is finding a neighborhood that fits. Grimes might be a small Iowa town, but it has its own individual neighborhoods. This means that before you move, it's important for you to do research about your new hometown. Doing a little legwork before you go will save you tons of energy and time when you're in the middle of the process. The information below will tell you more about Grimes neighborhoods, including some helpful info about where you might want to live in Grimes and which areas you may not find as attractive or up to your personal wants and needs. This information can help you make an informed decision about where you'll rest your head at night, and keep you from wasting time looking at houses that are in areas you wouldn't actually like living in.

Northern Grimes: Northern Grimes is where the town's downtown is located. It has multiple parks, and a good mix of single family homes and apartment complexes. On Main Street here, you'll find the town's public library, as well as dining spots like Bredeaux Pizza. Come here if you enjoy having a lot going on around you, because this is definitely a bustling part of town.

Southern Grimes: Southern Grimes is the rural part of town. Homes here are on a lot of land, and they're spread out from one another. This part of town is closer to Des Moines, so it will make your commute via the interstate that much easier. However, it's not easy to find rental houses here, and a lot of this land is yet undeveloped, making it a better place to buy and build than anything else.

Living in Grimes

Most people who live in Grimes live and work in Des Moines. It's a purely commuter town, and many people who call the city home spend most of their time in another place. However, that doesn't mean it's short on amenities; quite the contrary, in fact. In reality, the city has a cute downtown and tons of options like parks, restaurants, and shops to keep residents well-stocked and entertained while they're at home. Grimes has a thriving parks and recreation program, and along with the city's parks, there is also a lot of active programming for adults, teens, and kids throughout the town. You can take part in activities like soccer, volleyball, and even yoga, all of which are coordinated by the city government. If you like to shop, Grimes has plenty of places for you. The city has tons of stores along I-35, as well as on Highway 141, which runs through town. You can also expect to find both local mom and pop shops, like Casey's General Store, and international outposts, like Super Target. If you're into the arts and culture, you can get your fill in Grimes. The city has the Carmike Wynnsong 16, with 16 screens playing Hollywood's latest flicks. If all this entertainment isn't enough for you, just hop on in the car and head to Des Moines. In less than a half hour, you find fun places like the Des Moines Art Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, and the Blank Park Zoo right at your fingertips.

Living in Grimes
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Most people who live in Grimes live and work in Des Moines. It's a purely commuter town, and many people who call the city home spend most of their time in another place. However, that doesn't mean it's short on amenities; quite the contrary, in fact. In reality, the city has a cute downtown and tons of options like parks, restaurants, and shops to keep residents well-stocked and entertained while they're at home. Grimes has a thriving parks and recreation program, and along with the city's parks, there is also a lot of active programming for adults, teens, and kids throughout the town. You can take part in activities like soccer, volleyball, and even yoga, all of which are coordinated by the city government. If you like to shop, Grimes has plenty of places for you. The city has tons of stores along I-35, as well as on Highway 141, which runs through town. You can also expect to find both local mom and pop shops, like Casey's General Store, and international outposts, like Super Target. If you're into the arts and culture, you can get your fill in Grimes. The city has the Carmike Wynnsong 16, with 16 screens playing Hollywood's latest flicks. If all this entertainment isn't enough for you, just hop on in the car and head to Des Moines. In less than a half hour, you find fun places like the Des Moines Art Center, Hoyt Sherman Place, and the Blank Park Zoo right at your fingertips.