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Last updated December 2 at 2:57 PM

700 Short-term Apartments for rent in Grimes, IA

Finding a short-term apartment in Grimes takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job... Read Guide >
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Redwood Grimes
820 SW Prescott Ln, Grimes, IA 50111
Grimes
2 Bedrooms
$1,624
1343 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:59 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. Come home to an apartment surrounded by charming greenery, with all the amenities of the Grimes community just a stone's throw away. With an easy commute to downtown, you can get to the hustle and bustle of Des Moines in just 25 minutes. But more than that, you can feel at home in a neighborhood atmosphere where life is quiet and friendly. Won't you join us?
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1 Unit Available
Allure at 141
725 SE Gateway Dr, Grimes, IA 50111
Grimes
1 Bedroom
$920
849 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:33 PM
Discover exceptional apartment living at The Allure at 141. Our luxury apartments are now open in Grimes, Iowa. Our ideal location will put you in the heart of everything you need, with shopping, eateries, and local parks just minutes away. With easy access to IA-141, The Allure at 141 will provide limitless opportunities to experience the history and excitement of Polk County. Our apartments are being designed with contemporary features to enhance your lifestyle. Residents will be able to choose from a selection of studio to three bedroom floor plans. A modern touch will distinguish every home with sleek plank flooring, energy-efficient layouts, walk-in closets, and elegant kitchens complete with black appliances. A unique blend of refined style and quality will make The Allure at 141 the perfect place to call home. Indulge in the riches of life at The Allure at 141 apartments in Grimes, IA. We are crafting our community to be a place of relaxation and enjoyment. Our team is dedicated to catering to all of your needs. Your furry friends will be welcome, so be sure to bring them along to our pet-friendly community. Be a part of the excitement and join our interest list today! Your new home will be waiting at The Allure at 141.
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3 Units Available
Meadowlark Place
1250 Southeast 11th Street, Grimes, IA 50111
Grimes
2 Bedrooms
$1,083
850 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,112
1170 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:23 PM
Come home to Meadowlark Place, a charming suburban apartment community that offers big city conveniences. Enjoy the small-town character and comfort of Grimes while living just minutes from Iowa's best entertainment, fine dining, and exquisite shopping. Available in a choice of one, two, and three-bedroom floor plans, each Meadowlark Place apartment home offers a host of extras including designer appliances, in-unit washers/dryers, and patios/balconies.
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Results within 1 mile of Grimes
Walnut Lake Photo Gallery 1
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11 Units Available
Walnut Lake
4454 NW 142nd St, Urbandale, IA 50323
Walnut Creek
1 Bedroom
$891
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$994
859 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,231
1299 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:48 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.
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8 Units Available
Sterling Pointe
10509 Dorset Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
Southwest
2 Bedrooms
$1,170
990 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,370
1295 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 5:15 AM
Sterling Pointe 2 spacious bedroom, 2 bathroom coming open. Enjoy having your own full size washer and dryer! We are pet friendly and under new management.
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Results within 5 miles of Grimes
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8 Units Available
Bricks at Waukee East
1400 SE Bishop Drive, Waukee, IA 50263
Hemingway
1 Bedroom
$892
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,087
941 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:57 PM
Now Leasing The Bricks Waukee East apartment homes, a brand new way of thinking and style of living in Waukee, Iowa. The Bricks Waukee East homes offer a new way of living in Waukee, Iowa. The Bricks Waukee East features pet-friendly one and two-bedroom apartment homes crafted with the imaginative combination of modern interior finishes and a vintage brick exterior.
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17 Units Available
Cadence
6300 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131
East
1 Bedroom
$1,020
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
1040 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:56 PM
With 30 different floor plans to choose from, you're bound to find just what you're looking for in Cadence apartments. Whether you're looking for a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom apartment, we have something for everyone. Come browse our photo gallery and see our contemporary, open-concept apartments or book a tour so that you can get a better feel of how our community and apartment amenities will fit your lifestyle.
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21 Units Available
Autumn Ridge
1150 SE Olson Dr, Waukee, IA 50263
1 Bedroom
$985
845 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,225
964 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,340
1307 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:56 PM
Great location, just minutes from Waukee High School, Centennial Park, and Jethro's BBQ. Apartments feature quartz countertops, washers and dryers and 9-foot ceilings. Community includes 24-hour maintenance, BBQ grills and pool.
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12 Units Available
The Commons at Greenway Park
175 NW Common Pl, Waukee, IA 50263
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
1078 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,525
1280 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:54 PM
Our brand new development has been welcoming residents home since the summer of 2020 and features 1-3 bedroom townhomes and flats with a great list of amenities. Enjoy spending time in your brand new home, lounge at the pool or in the community center. Call our office today to choose your brand new home and come home to The Commons at Greenway Park!
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Park 88 Photo Gallery 1
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10 Units Available
Park 88
595 88th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$965
518 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,002
655 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,430
1150 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:51 PM
Park88 is a new apartment and townhome community in West Des Moines offering luxury amenities with a relaxed vibe that will make you feel at home. We offer spacious floorplans to fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartments and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. Our community was designed with your lifestyle in mind. With spacious layouts and exceptional amenities, our apartments and townhomes will feel like coming home. Your time will feel more like your own with the convenience of our fitness center, dog park and nearby shopping and dining. And when it’s time to unwind, our outdoor pool, playground, and bike-friendly trail system await. We’re sure you’ll never want to leave home, but when you do, Park88 is close to I-80, Waukee schools, and Jordan Creek Mall. Give our property manager a call to schedule a tour today and come home to Park88!
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4 Units Available
360 at Jordan West
360 Bridgewood Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$960
529 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,200
750 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:49 PM
Limited-Time Special: Now pre-leasing our Studio, 1, 2, and 3-bedroom homes! Join our Priority List by December 31st and receive $150 off your first month's rent when you move in! *Details may apply, please contact us for more information. Meet one of West Des Moines' newest apartment communities — 360 at Jordan West — located next to Jordan Creek Town Center. Here, you can live, work and play in a community tailored to you. We offer studio, 1-bedroom, 1-bedroom with den, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments. Our community was designed around entertainment and connectivity so that you can live life fully here. Relax during a yoga class, take a dip in the hot tub or resort-style pool, hang out with friends in the party room, or grill up some burgers at our outdoor grills. Soak up the views of the greenspace, hop on the nearby trail, or walk over to Jordan Creek Town Center for some drinks and dinner with friends. In your apartment home, you'll enjoy granite countertops, undermount
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5 Units Available
BelleMeade Apartments
204 S 64th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$1,500
831 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,735
1390 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:47 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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14 Units Available
Sherwood Glen
8825 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$785
619 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$805
832 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:47 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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10 Units Available
Crescent Chase
8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131
Southwest
1 Bedroom
$935
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$985
950 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:47 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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14 Units Available
Mansions at Jordan Creek
355 88th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$1,040
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
1080 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:47 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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15 Units Available
SaddleBrook Apartments
8301 Colby Pkwy, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$945
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,265
1244 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:45 PM
Modern apartments in a friendly residential community. Located between the Urbandale Public Library and North Karen Acres Park. Furnished homes have ovens, laundry facilities and garbage disposals. Media room, parking and swimming pool. Near I-80.
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20 Units Available
TurtleCreek Apartments
225 Prairie View Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$905
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,255
1035 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:45 PM
Furnished units with walk-in closets, ceiling fans, and in-unit laundry. Amenities include a 24-hr gym, hot tub, and bike storage. Pet-friendly. Easy highway access, near Jordan Creek Town Center and minutes from downtown.
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Redwood Waukee Douglas Parkway
835 NE Redwood Boulevard, Waukee, IA 50263
2 Bedrooms
$1,415
1127 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:00 PM
Residential community west of Des Moines and just blocks from Grant Ragan Elementary School. Spacious living areas with vaulted ceilings, pass-through kitchens, air conditioning and hardwood flooring.
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Residences at 62W
6000 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
Central
1 Bedroom
$1,275
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,565
1025 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,150
1484 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 2:00 PM
Features convenient community amenities, including a poolside cabanas and bike rentals. Enjoy upscale apartment amenities in every unit, including a private balcony, quartz countertops and gourmet kitchen. Located near I-35 and Merle Hay Road.
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Sierra Pointe
7171 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$1,170
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,465
1230 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:59 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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3 Units Available
Diamond Brooke
6370 Ep True pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
2 Bedrooms
$1,085
1194 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:21 PM
Diamond Brooke is the perfect place to call home, with a suburban feel and the convenient location of West Des Moines. You're within driving distance of some of the best restaurants, coffee shops, and more. And with a variety of amenities that set Diamond Brooke apart like the large kitchens, and the in-home washer and dryers - you'll love calling this place home!
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PrairieGrass Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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12 Units Available
PrairieGrass Apartments
500 NE Horizon Dr, Waukee, IA 50263
Studio
$900
623 sqft
1 Bedroom
$980
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,180
1185 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:18 PM
We are open to welcome you with tour options that address your comfort and health concerns during the pandemic. PrairieGrass offers a new level of lifestyle in Waukee. Nestled off the beaten path and surrounded by a sea of prairie grasses, yet close to a neighborhood of top schools and shopping. We have something for everyone! Studios, 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom homes, many with attached private garages. High end finishes throughout each apartment home including private washer/dryer. The community offers a long menu of fabulous amenities, including a Community Clubhouse with Coffee Bar, Resort-style Outdoor Pool, Outdoor TV Lounge and Grilling Station, 24/7 Fitness Facility, Car Wash Station, Pet Park and Pet Wash. Top it off with our "service-centric" on-site team of professionals, ready daily to make your home its best! Please call for an appointment today.
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6 Units Available
Mansions at Hemingway
6701 Hemingway St, Johnston, IA 50131
North District
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
1075 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:14 PM
Mansions at Hemingway offers all the comforts of home in a pristine setting that can't be beaten. It's time you pampered yourself with the lifestyle you have always deserved. Our warm and inviting apartments for rent are nestled in beautiful Johnston, Iowa, where everything you love is just a short drive away. We are conveniently located near local shopping, dining, and recreational parks. We offer six floor plans with one, two, and three bedroom options that are creatively designed with luxurious amenities to enhance your style of living. Our fully-equipped kitchens, breakfast bar, central air and heating, fireplace, personal balcony or patio, in-home washer and dryer, and walk-in closets are just some of the fantastic features you will find at Mansions at Hemingway. These residences are sure to inspire and delight, and we are a pet-friendly environment, so bring the whole family! Become a resident and gain access to all the wonderful community amenities and services we provide. Enjoy some fun on the basketball court, shimmering swimming pool, tanning salon, on-site dog park, clubhouse, and fitness center. We also offer online rent payments, business center, corporate housing, attached garages, on-site management, and beautiful landscaping. Call us today and see why Mansions at Hemingway apartments is the best-kept secret in Johnston, IA!
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3 Units Available
Ashford Ridge
3650 Patricia Dr, Urbandale, IA 50322
2 Bedrooms
$790
934 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 1:09 PM
Come home to Ashford Ridge, an apartment community that offers affordable living in Urbandale, Iowa. Enjoy living in Central Iowa just minutes away from Des Moines. Head to our website to view our floor plans, photos, and amenities to see why Ashford Ridge is the perfect choice for you!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent for a short-term apartment in Grimes?

Rental prices for short-term apartments in Grimes range from $900 to $2,750 per month.

How many short-term apartments are available for rent in Grimes?

Currently, there are 3 short-term apartments available for rent in Grimes.
City Guide for Grimes, IA

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. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Grimes, IA

Finding a short-term apartment in Grimes takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.