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Last updated February 6 2023 at 6:35 PM

548 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 >
Redwood Grimes Photo Gallery 1
1 of 11
2 Bedrooms
$1,524
1294 sqft
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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Allure at 141 Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
1 Bedroom
$1,020
870 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,175
932 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
1175 sqft
Special! $300 off of the first 3 months of a 3rd-floor unit! Apply today! 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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Results within 1 mile of Grimes
Walnut Lake Photo Gallery 1
1 of 25
1 Bedroom
$1,108
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,121
859 sqft
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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Providence Pointe Photo Gallery 1
1 of 10
Studio
$701
628 sqft
1 Bedroom
$936
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,095
1161 sqft
Find all you desire at Providence Pointe with our luxury efficiency, one, two, or three bedroom apartments for rent in Johnston, IA. With an air of comfort and elegance, each of our pet-friendly apartments provides the foundation you need to create a home that speaks to you. Located in a lively neighborhood in Polk County, you will have all you need close by, while a magnificent array of community amenities gives you all you need to thrive. FREE high-speed internet, a sparkling swimming pool, community room, theater, fitness center, onsite dog park, and community gardens are just a few reasons you will love life at Providence Pointe.
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Results within 5 miles of Grimes
Bricks at Waukee East Photo Gallery 1
1 of 21
1 Bedroom
$1,031
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,379
941 sqft
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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Cadence Photo Gallery 1
1 of 42
Verified
15 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,118
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
1040 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,721
1347 sqft
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 one-, two-, or three-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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The Commons at Greenway Park Photo Gallery 1
1 of 31
1 Bedroom
$1,050
578 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,231
1078 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,665
1280 sqft
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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Redwood Waukee Douglas Parkway Photo Gallery 1
1 of 1
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
1294 sqft
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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BelleMeade Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 45
1 Bedroom
$1,470
848 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,675
1390 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,175
1700 sqft
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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Mansions at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
1 of 53
1 Bedroom
$1,100
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,660
1415 sqft
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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The Village at Westchester Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
1 Bedroom
$770
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$780
748 sqft
A unique space on 23 acres of park-like land. Onsite amenities include a pool and sundeck. Fireplaces available. Within the Johnston School District. Apartments offer large closets and spacious layouts.
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Crescent Chase Photo Gallery 1
1 of 45
1 Bedroom
$1,000
735 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,090
950 sqft
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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Sherwood Glen Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
1 Bedroom
$845
619 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$850
832 sqft
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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TurtleCreek Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 38
1 Bedroom
$1,040
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
1436 sqft
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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SaddleBrook Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 33
1 Bedroom
$1,075
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,335
1035 sqft
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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Mansions at Hemingway Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,470
1070 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,715
1370 sqft
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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Park 88 Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 22
Studio
$975
518 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,115
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,605
1341 sqft
Park88 in West Des Moines offers luxury amenities with your active lifestyle in mind. Our spacious floor plans fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartment homes and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. (RLNE7302711)
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Results within 10 miles of Grimes
Flux Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
Verified
17 Units Available
Studio
$970
355 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,155
542 sqft
This newly constructed community features open layouts, nine-foot ceilings, and lots of storage. Cool, modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances. On-site rooftop lounge, outdoor courtyard, and stunning views of the city.
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Redwood Waukee Hickman Road Photo Gallery 1
1 of 10
2 Bedrooms
$1,674
1317 sqft
Redwood Waukee Hickman Road is where you’ll find the single-story apartment you've been looking for. Live in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, pet-friendly apartment rental home with an attached garage. Enjoy being surrounded by charming greenery, with all the amenities of you could need just a stone’s throw away. Plus, you can get to all the arts, entertainment, dining and attractions of downtown Des Moines in under 30 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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Canary Lofts Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
Studio
$875
330 sqft
Experience modern living in the brand new Canary Lofts, located at the heart of the energetic Drake neighborhood. Based on a design-led aesthetic and commitment to modern simplicity, our apartments are functional, luxurious and bathed in natural light. Surrounded by great bars, restaurants and retail, Canary Lofts is more than a place to call home. Our convenient location has something for everyone, with dining, unique shops and entertainment just a short walk away.
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The Sterling at Prairie Trail Photo Gallery 1
1 of 19
Studio
$1,023
553 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,042
775 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
1098 sqft
Welcome home. You’re going to love it here. The Sterling at Prairie Trail is a community unlike any other neighborhood in Ankeny, Iowa and is right down the road from the community’s vibrant new development known as The District at Prairie Trail. If you’ve never been to The District, it’s “hip urban vibe” meets “small town, Iowa nice.” We’re different than other communities. We put our people first – our residents, our employees and our commitment to be the best. At The Sterling, you’ll find everything is delivered with a personal touch because we want you to enjoy living here, all while feeling safe and a part of a big family. We offer quality amenities and regular activity options, so there is always an opportunity to try new things, get involved in the community and meet new people.
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Ingersoll Towers Photo Gallery 1
1 of 30
2 Bedrooms
$955
901 sqft
A beautiful community near the area's best dining and shopping. On-site amenities include an outdoor pool, sundeck and clubhouse. Apartments feature a private balcony and patio, large kitchen and updated appliances.
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The 31st Street Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
1 Bedroom
$835
649 sqft
A charming home near the downtown area and several universities. Large balconies and spacious layouts provided. On-site parking and laundry facilities. Pet-friendly. Near entertainment and shops.
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The 4220 Grand Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 13
2 Bedrooms
$890
775 sqft
Near parks and the Des Moines Art Center. This community features a green area with ample space, a sun deck and a pool. Located near universities and dining. A patio or balcony provided.
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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 $1,000 to $1,700 per month.

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

Currently, there are 2 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.