Iowa City

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Offering big-city amenities along with small-town hospitality, Iowa City, Iowa has it all. Nestled in the heart of the Midwest in east central Iowa, it has long served as a focus for culture, education, variety and fun. In Iowa City, you will find a real sense of community and friendly commerce.

From music and art festivals to Broadway performances, Iowa City has an event to suit anyone's taste. During the summer months, live music becomes a part of downtown's irresistible ambiance. Each July, the city hosts a jazz festival that attracts music enthusiasts from both near and far. The annual Iowa Arts Festival features the state's best visual art, music, and food. Iowa City is also home to several community theaters, including Riverside Theater's Shakespearean stage. Located in City Park, this open-air theater presents shows under the stars. Iowa City is also home to the recently restored historic Englert Theatre downtown and also has a vibrant Iowa City Community Theatre.

If Broadway productions are more your style, the University of Iowa's Hancher Auditorium showcases the best in entertainment. Over the years, Hancher has been host to productions such as Rent, Cats, Les Misérables, and Stomp. The Hancher stage is frequented by the likes of Yo Yo Ma, Jerry Seinfeld, and Wynton Marsalis.

If you’re looking for a more scenic view, in Iowa City area alone there are 41 public parks, several of which overlook the scenic Iowa River. Many of these parks are equipped with networks of walking and biking trails, and quaint picnic sites and prairie reserves.

In the Downtown District you can check out the nationally-recognized Iowa City Public Library, blow off some steam at the community's favorite playground in the heart of the Ped Mall, roam our art galleries, catch a live performance at our historic venues, or just enjoy one of the many festivals that bring the streets to life.  If you're looking for a gourmet dinner prepared by an award-winning chef or a quick bite to eat between classes, the Downtown District is your stomach’s best friend. From the freshest local produce and meats that support the slow food movement to ethnic foods that provide an authentic culinary experience, there is something for every palate!

Interested in finding out more about what it’s like to live, work and play in this diverse city?  Then check out the City of Iowa City’s website for information about events happening around town, business developments and residential information.  For information about what’s happening downtown and what you need to see and do, visit the Iowa City Downtown District website!

Are you looking for a new place to call home?  Then you will definitely want to check out the latest list of Iowa City homes for sale and come see for yourself why Iowa City is where you can have it all in a nationally ranked city.

Iowa City Homes for Sale:

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MLS # 1700242
Sycamore Trails - Convenient access to shopping, new elementary school, recreation, and just minutes from downtown Iowa City and the University of Iowa. This development has a true sense of neighborhood! Many different floor plans available. All builders are welcome. It’s where neighbors will talk in the streets and kids will play outside with friends. Downtown Excitement. Neighborhood Charm. Check out more at or find us on Facebook - Sycamore Developments
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MLS # 1702774
Nestled on the eastside of Iowa City and surrounded by trees, trails, and parks, this is the perfect location to build your dream home! Silver Slope Subdivision and its 19 larger single family lots is where old meets new - tucked right into the surrounding established neighborhoods. This lot has walkout potential and backs to open space, providing privacy. With all utilities in place (including fiber optics) and limited covenants, it is ready to go for your custom-built home!
Beds/Baths: 4/3
MLS # 1700705
Zero-entry new construction zero-lot line built by HBD in the new and growing eastside development, Churchill Meadows. Warm and inviting great room area with soaring vaulted ceilings, audio system with bluetooth speaker and a gas fireplace with detailed surround. Fantastic kitchen fully equipped with GE slate steel appliances, rich colored cabinetry and quartz countertops including a large island. LVP flooring throughout the kitchen and dining area. Spacious master suite with a detailed trey ceiling. Huge lower level family room great for entertaining and 2 additional lower level bedrooms. White painted trim, 1st floor laundry room and a cozy deck.
Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 1708746
Delightful Iowa City 3 Bedroom ranch. 4-Season Porch w/ floor to ceiling windows. Very well maintained and cared for home. Laminate floors throughout main level. Master Suite w/ private bath. LARGE Lower level laundry room. Large Family room and bonus area or a 4th non-conforming Bedroom or Rec room in Lower level. 21x24 Storage area. Deck, Patio & Fenced Yard. Large 2 car garage. Walk to Schools and Shopping. See reserved items below.
Beds/Baths: 5/3
MLS # 1706687
New construction ranch home in new Windmill Place off Rochester Ave, IC. Over 1850 SF on main level with 3 bedrooms up and 2 down. Large open kitchen with island, breakfast bar and pantry. Great room, dining area and 4 season room. Huge windows overlooking the private yard. Lower level is a walkout with plenty of storage, large family room, 2 bedrooms and bath. 3 car garage with zero entry.

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