Bondurant is in the NE corner of the Des Moines Metro area in Polk County and has over 7,000 residents.   Bondurant is just a short 18-minute drive from the largest city in Iowa, Des Moines.  The Des Moines metro area is home to the Des Moines Airport, the Iowa State Fair, the Des Moines Art Center, and a vast number of businesses and cultural events.  Bondurant is an excellent place to live, work, and play. Although it is just a short drive away from the bustle of the big city, you can still enjoy a quiet small-town lifestyle.  In Bondurant you experience the best of both worlds!

River at sunset in Bondurant, Iowa

Bondurant Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $261K
Lowest Listing Price $62.5K
Highest Listing Price $540K
Total Property Listings 148
Avg. Days On Market 159
Avg. Price/SQFT $243

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Bondurant has seen significant growth over the past decade thanks to its ideal location and affordable real estate. The community attracts many families, young professionals, and retirees who want to enjoy a peaceful, rural-suburban lifestyle, but still be close to the Des Moines.

The types of homes for sale in Bondurant, IA are typical of the Midwest. You’ll find beautiful ranch style homes that open to large backyards, two-story homes with large windows to let light in, as well as Craftsman, Contemporary, and Colonial architectural styles.

Bondurant homes for sale tend to be very affordable with the average home price sitting at just over $300,000. However, you can find Bondurant real estate on either side of that figure with a number of luxury homes for sale, as well as modestly priced houses.

Typical features of Bondurant homes include large yards, multi-car garages and driveways, and front or back decks (or both). Interiors may include spacious suites, inviting living areas, fireplaces, walk-in pantries, laundry rooms, and plenty of storage space.

You can also find plots of land for sale and new construction homes on the real estate market in Bondurant, which is great for those who want to build a dream home. You can choose from a variety of lots or pre-construction homes in appealing neighborhoods throughout the community.

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About Bondurant, IA

Founded in 1884, Bondurant was named after Alexander C. Bondurant, a settler from Illinois who became instrumental in the town’s growth. Bondurant would go on to cultivate large plots of farmland and provide access to the Chicago Great Western Railway, which built a station in the town.

Today Bondurant is a city with a relaxed small-town atmosphere. It consists mostly of residential neighborhoods, although there are several local businesses within the community and a number of schools, churches, and recreational facilities. It is located just a 20-minute drive from downtown Des Moines.

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Amenities & Attractions in Bondurant, IA

Bondurant is a very family friendly community with plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures and community gatherings. Plus, it’s easy to get to other communities in and around Bondurant such as Altoona and Alkeny via HIghway 65, the I-35, and the I-80.

Residents who own real estate in Bondurant don’t have to go far to find great food and drink. The community is home to a number of local businesses and some chains that serve up a variety of cuisines. Popular spots include the Brick Street Market Cafe, Reclaimed Rails Brewing Company, and Los Altos Mexican.

Green spaces are plentiful in Bondurant. There are numerous parks, fields, and ponds where you can play sports or go hiking, cycling, and fishing. There are also many sports teams and organizations for residents of all ages, including Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, the Soccer Club, and the Friends of Chichaqua Valley Trail.

The community hosts many festivals and events throughout the year that are fun for all ages. You can explore your creative side at the Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival, listen to live music at Battle of the Bands, or sample craft beers as you groove to soulful tunes at the Bondu Blues & Brews Festival.

Are you interested in learning more about Bondurant real estate? Contact us online or call 515-329-4667 to speak to one of our Des Moines real estate experts today!

Bondurant FAQs

What is Bondurant known for?

Bondurant is known for its beautiful countryside and small-town charm. Although it is part of the Des Moines metropolitan area, it feels very rural with plenty of open spaces and trails. The Chichaqua Trail was once a railroad route, but is now a recreational trail that stretches for 25 miles.

Is Bondurant a good place to live?

If you love peaceful communities and easy access to nature, Bondurant is the place for you. This small city is very community oriented, so many people know their neighbors and feel safe letting their children play outside. Plus, it is just a short drive to Des Moines.

How far is Bondurant from Des Moines?

Bondurant is located about 14 miles northeast of Des Moines. It takes approximately 20 minutes to drive from Bondurant to downtown Des Moines.

Is Bondurant a good place to invest in real estate?

The average home price in Bondurant is $288,000, making it a very affordable place to buy a home. The city has seen significant growth over the past decade, and this trend is predicted to continue. Therefore, it is reasonable to expect that home values in Bondurant will rise over the coming years.

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