Pleasant Hill

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Pleasant Hill, Iowa is a growing community located just east of Des Moines, Iowa at the intersection of Iowa 163 and US Highway 65. Pleasant Hill is a community that prides itself on its quality of life and services.  It's a far from congestion, yet conveniently located near the heart of the Des Moines Metropolitan Area.

Pleasant Hill offers you a multitude of activities throughout the year to keep you entertained, including a 9-plex movie theater, a sports complex, three golf courses, restaurants to meet any of your dining needs and an excellent parks and recreation programs. Pleasant Hill also marks the beginning of the 35-mile Gray Lea Wilson Trail that connects with three other trails in the Central Iowa Trail network.

For the weekend warrior, Pleasant Hill hosts events throughout the year, starting in April with the Springtime Hill Climb. This east side 10K has quickly become a favorite for runners of all types. In June is the Copper Creek Triathlon that is known as the top sprint distance triathlon in the Des Moines Metro area with the best swag of any race around.

If you’re in the mood for something a little less physical, listen to live music while enjoying your favorite adult beverage at Chill on the Hill every Friday night during June. At the end of July, come celebrate Summer Fest featuring live music, a fun run, a parade, kid's inflatables, a car show, fireworks and more.

For more information on all these events, other activities around the city, living in the area and more, check out Pleasant Hill’s City website and the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce website.

Pleasant Hill is also a quick and easy 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 Pleasant Hill and the Des Moines Metro area.

Interested in moving to Pleasant Hill?  Then check out the current list of Pleasant Hill homes for sale and find out why this is the community you want to call home.

Pleasant Hill Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 544930
Live, Play and Work in this beautiful area offering 5 years tax abatement!! Newer wooded development with large home-sites. Ranch and 2 story homes to view at Open House -see agent in 5690 for access. There are 5 homes to tour and many home-sites to choose from to build your custom. Select your own home-site, select from many different plans. Large lake to enjoy fishing, canoeing, kayaking or just take a walk and enjoy the timbered area and wildlife. 5690 Sunburst Dr. is a 4 BR 3 BA, 2100 SF 2 Story. Giant LR w/FP views of 1/2 acre M/L backing to timber. Open dining area & center island w/seating, upgraded SS appliances, 1/2 BA just inside the 3 car garage & locker area. Open foyer/staircase to upstairs - 4 very significantly sized bedrooms and closets! Master suite, with tray ceiling, dual vanity, oversized WI tile shower & closet and large laundry room. Executive finishes, covered deck, full sod. Newer development is a hidden gem. Come see Arbor Lake and all it has to offer.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 538562
Great building lots in Pleasant Hill! Bring your own builder!
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 553647
Beautiful cul-de-sac townhome lots for sale. Easy access to Copper Creek Golf Course! 4 Lots total for sale include 1995, 1985, 1975 and 1965 Copper Wynd. Owner can build 4 units or sell lots with or without already approved plans.
Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 550429
Excellent opportunity on this recently updated Pleasant Hill two story! Brand new paint, carpeting, ceramic tile, counter tops, garage roof and deck finish. The Oak eat in kitchen has new tile, counter tops and stainless Whirlpool appliances and the family room has Oak built ins with a gas fireplace. The master suite offers a tray ceiling, and separate bath with a large closet area and the laundry is located on the second level. The basement is wide open and ready for all of your finishing ideas! Just minutes to shopping, schools and access to the bypass and just a short ride to downtown Des Moines. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property. Visit the HomePath website for additional details on this home and others offered by Fannie Mae.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 538561
Great building Lots in Pleasant Hill! Bring your own builder!

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