Marion


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Marion, Iowa can best be described as funky and nostalgic, historic and eccentric.  This city’s pretty and preserved vintage charms are so much more than sweet and here you’ll find a varied and diverse culture of bona fide spunk.  Throughout the year, Marion is the place to live with excellent shopping and delicious places to eat!  However, you can't shop and eat all of the time, which is why Marion is well known for creating and hosting events of extraordinary range and quality, year around.

One thing Marion is known for is the variety of festivals that are hosted in town for every season.  Starting out the festival season is the Marion Arts Festival held each May.  Consistently named among the top tier of juried art events nationwide, the Marion Arts Festival presents many artists, offering fine arts and crafts, along with music, food and a half-marathon and 5K.  September celebrates the past and the present at the annual Swamp Fox Festival which honors Marion's namesake and Revolutionary War hero, Francis Marion, aka the Swamp Fox.  Some of the many scheduled events include a picnic in the park, live music, craft show, 5K run and fun walk, a pancake breakfast and a parade. 

During the fall, local businesses come together for the Harvest Moon Chocolate Walk, an annual event that features a chocolate treat in every participating business.  Every December, Marion welcomes Santa by firetruck at Christmas in the Park and Peppermint Walk with music, crafts and peppermint treats.

While Marion has a variety of festivals to celebrate with the community, the city also boasts a wide assortment of music, art and other activities.  Throughout the summer, live music can be heard at Marion Square Park.  The Uptown Marion Market happens the second Saturday of each month from June to August and features fresh produce, baked goods, honey, flowers, plants, meat, wines, and an array of artisan items.  The Marion Farmers Market also happens each Wednesday and Saturday from May through September. You can also cool off at the Aquatics Center, take a stroll along the sculpture walk, explore fine art at an art gallery or view the historic Granger House. 

Whatever you’re looking for, Marion has it for you.  For more information on these and other events happening through the year or to learn about living and working in Marion, be sure to visit the Uptown Marion website, the City of Marion website or the Marion Chamber website.

Interested in moving to Marion, Iowa?  Then check out the most current list of Marion homes for sale and find the home of your dreams today!

Marion Homes for Sale:

Beds/Baths: 4/2
MLS # 1707985
This well cared for home was a former model home and has had one owner! New kitchen and dining room flooring, along with a remodeled main level bathroom, fresh paint in main living areas on the main floor, walk out basement, great space in the detached 2 car garage, fabulous sun porch was added in 2001 and perfect to sit and enjoy the quite neighborhood. There's a park at the end of the street and this home is just a few blocks away from Marion Schools! Come see it today and make it yours!
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Beds/Baths: 5/3
MLS # 1706730
SPLIT BEDROOM RANCH FLOOR PLAN WITH ALL BEDROOMS HAVING WALK IN CLOSETS. AN INCREDIBLE DROP ZONE WITH HAND BUILT LOCKERS, MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY WITH UTILITY SINK, AND POCKET DOORS TO MAXIMIZE SPACE. FINISHING TOUCHES INCLUDE MISSION STYLE WINDOW AND DOOR HEADERS, PANELED DOORS, 5 INCH BASE TRIM, UP-LIT CROWN MOLDING IN THE 10 FOOT TRAY CEILING. THE KITCHEN IS THE HEART OF THE HOME WITH FINE DETAILING, QUARTZ COUNTERS, DOVE TAIL AND SOFT CLOSE CABINETRY, OVER 5' PANTRY, GLASS TILE BACK SPLASH AND COUNTER HEIGHT ISLAND WITH BAR SEATING. MASTER BEDROOM SUITE WITH TRAY CEILING, TILED SHOWER, ADULT HEIGHT VANITIES, AND QUEEN SIZE CLOSET. ENTERTAINING MADE EASY WITH VINYL SLIDER TO THE 12' X 12' COVERED DECK WITH OPEN RAILING, FAN AND LIGHT WITH STAIRS TO THE REAR YARD. COMMERCIAL 8' X 16' AND 9' X 8' INSULATED GARAGE DOORS, 38' DEEP 3RD STALL, FULLY INSULATED, DRYWALL FINISHED AND PAINTED. ADDITIONAL AMENITIES ARE THE COVERED FRONT PORCH, DESIGNER FLOORING AND GAS FIREPLACE ACCENT WALL WITH BU
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Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 1708790
Have you dreamed of a custom home? Now is your chance! This new ranch plan offers a split bedroom design & walkout lower level. The master suite has a big master bath with double vanity & a large walk in closet. BR 2 & 3 are on the opposite side of the home along with bath 2. The kitchen features and island with raised seating. The great room will have a tray ceiling & gas fireplace. Other great features include quartz counters, tile backsplash in kitchen, main level laundry room, drop zone, covered deck & 3 car drywalled garage. There is still time to make many selections to make this your custom home!
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 1707753
This lovely home has a private, fenced-in yard with patio, swingset, and shed. A 4-seasons room with storage above, sliding doors, baseboard heat, and window air. The living room level features a fireplace, half bath, and huge window to the back yard. The upper floor houses 3 bedrooms, a master bath, and a second full bath. Features new flooring on the main level and new paint throughout! There is storage off the living room along with a laundry area and workbench. This floor plan is very open and there's so much natural light throughout. If you've seen it before, you'll love the new reconfiguration upstairs to allow for 2 full baths!
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Beds/Baths: 5/4
MLS # 1709440
ALL RANCHES ARE NOT THE SAME. Nearing completion, this 5 bedroom 3 bath home offers another great JW Homes custom floor plan that makes this home special. A chef's kitchen with plenty of counter space, pantry and granite tops. Fireplace allows for maximizing the open floor plan. Open lower level family room is again an ideal area to entertain or enjoy game day. 2 spacious bedrooms, convenient bath location leaves plenty of room for storage. Still time to move in before the Holidays.
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