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:

Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 1800846
Residential single family lot ready to build. Located on the corner of Buckingham Lane and Newcastle Drive. Enjoy walking trails and two ponds.
Beds/Baths: 5/3
MLS # 1707471
Acreage alert!! Beautiful 5 bed/3 bath custom built brick home situated on an acre+. Recent upgrades include new roof, screens, landscaping and wall ovens. Walk into this fantastic home and find amazing finishes including Red Birch hardwood flooring throughout the main level. Porcelain tile bathrooms & laundry. His/Her walk-in California Closets and custom wood blinds throughout. Natural cherry cabinetry, solid panel doors and many more unique features. Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, walk-in pantry and and island. Walk out side and enjoy the peaceful calm country living offers on your three seasons porch and patio. This home has a surround sound system and RO water filtration as well. Hurry in today and don't miss this slice of heaven!
Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 1800901
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Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 1800151
Exceptional condo in a wonderful area of Iowa City! This unit is in pristine condition and has fantastic privacy with the convenience of condo living. This executive condo is in a well run owner occupied development with spacious areas. The main floor boasts a welcoming open floor plan, den/office, stainless steel appliances, numerous cabinets for plenty of storage, screened in porch off of dining area and radiant heat throughout. The upper level has three spacious bedrooms including master bedroom with double vanity in master bath. Certified energy efficient and minutes from I-80 or downtown Iowa City make this unit is the perfect choice!
Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 1701272
Yet to be built, this stand alone ranch condo will have 2 bedrooms on the main and 1 in the lower level. Comfortable living with a 2 car attached garage, 1st floor laundry and zero entry as an option. Walking distance to Kinnick Stadium, UIHC, and local University Heights restaurants. Great customizable allowance package with your choice of hardwood flooring, granite or quartz counters and high end stainless appliances. Only 3 of these stand alone units left. Live easy knowing lawn care and snow removal are taken care of through your HOA dues. Lawn, snow and property insurance is also included in your HOA dues. Pictures are of similar model.

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