It’s back to school time in Ankeny!  And while our students are busy catching busses, wandering halls, and finding classrooms, Ankeny Real Estate Service has YOU, the potential buyer, in mind.  We want to help you find what you’ve been searching for.  Ankeny Real Estate Service proudly represents many wonderful clients, with awesome homes for sale, near lots of fantastic schools. It is for this reason that, in honor of Ankeny’s first day back to school, we would like to share just a couple of our listings, located within a reasonable walking distance of a few of Ankeny’s top-notch schools!


1.  109 NW Abilene



This 4 bedroom, 21/2 bath home, boasts LOTS of main floor features such as: a great room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms & 11/2 baths. The upper level features 2 bedrooms and full bath. The lower level is ready to finish & stubbed for an additional bath. Don’t forget about the whole house fan, large deck, and well landscaped rear yard. This listing is within walking distance of Northwest Elementary and Parkview Middle School!


2.  214 NE 16th St.



This large (3,000 SF finished) 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2.5 car garage, finished walkout lower level 2 story home is near both Northeast Elementary AND Northview Middle School.  The home has recently updated Anderson windows & sliders, vinyl siding, roofing, Furnace & HWH. A very open oak kitchen & dining area, along with a nice family room with oak book cases flanking the fireplace, is ideal for entertaining! 


3. 802 NW Applewood St.



In an idea location, close to both Westwood Elementary and Prairie Ridge Middle School, this well cared for family home is a large ranch over with 1,350 square feet.  The large living room with fireplace, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, full bath and master with 3/4 bathroom makes this an extremely family friendly home. There is also a lower level rec room, with painted walls, carpet, ceiling tiled & pool table intended to stay, 1/2 bath, and unfinished area that features a large shop area with work bench, laundry and large storage area. New carpet & interior paint, all new concrete driveway, walk & patio, newer windows, leaf guard on the gutters, vinyl siding, large front deck, beautiful landscaping, oversized heated garage 25' W X 22' D.


4.  2526 NW 14th St.



This single family modern and updated ranch style home built in 1993 (condo association) is also within walking distance of both Westwood Elementary and Prairie Ridge Middle School. It is located on a privately owned circle, with no through traffic or street noise. It features a finished basement (with egress window), to complete the home with over 1900 total square feet of living space. An attached garage, 3+ bedrooms, 2 bathroom areas, living room, kitchen, dining area, family room, plus 2 "Bonus Rooms"  that can be used for office, toy room, exercise room, give this unique home lots of versatility!


Although this list is far from all-inclusive, we think it speaks to the fact that, if you are looking for a home near a school, we have plenty to offer!  And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, close to your desired school, we can help!  Let us do the “dirty work” and find you the home in the perfect location for you (and your students!). Give us a call today 515-964-3662!