Windsor Heights

Conveniently located between Des Moines and its western suburbs, Windsor Heights truly is ‘in the heart of it all’. The city offers easy access to parks, big city amenities, schools, and transportation routes, yet it still retains a close-knit community feel. Homes for sale in Windsor Heights are very reasonably priced, making this an attractive community for all demographics including young professionals, families and retirees.

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Windsor Heights Real Estate

Average Price $304K
Lowest Price $140K
Highest Price $500K
Total Listings 7
Avg. Days On Market 34
Avg. Price/SQFT $210

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Windsor Heights homes for sale consist of mainly single-family homes including mid-century brick and ranch-style homes. Most homes are located on quiet residential streets and feature front and backyards with lawns and trees. 

Common features you might find in Windsor Heights homes for sale include fireplaces, hardwood floors, finished basements and extra rooms that can be converted into home offices, workout spaces or mother-in-law suites. Some homes also have finished basements and attics.

Home prices in Windsor Heights are very affordable compared to other communities in the Des Moines Metropolitan area. This provides opportunities for first-time home buyers to enter the market and makes for a great place to invest in real estate. 

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About Windsor Heights, IA

The area where Windsor Heights is now located was mainly home to coal mines at the turn of the 20th century. It wasn’t until the Colby family bought land in the area and started paving roads that it began to transform into a thriving community. The area was officially incorporated as a city in 1941 and named after Windsor Elementary School in Des Moines.

Windsor Heights is ideally located close to Des Moines and amid a number of thriving communities in the Des Moines Metropolitan area. It is surrounded by Des Moines to the east, Clive to the west, West Des Moines to south and Urbandale to the north. The city is just a 15-minute drive from downtown Des Moines.

Amenities & Attractions in Windsor Heights

Although Windsor Heights is primarily a residential community, there are a number of independently owned businesses in the city, as well as a few big box stores including Walmart and Sam’s Club. And of course, Des Moines and the surrounding communities are just a short drive away.

Residents of Windsor Heights have plenty of opportunities to live an active lifestyle, as there are a number of parks and sports centers in and around the community. Colby Park has a playground for children and hosts many events throughout the year including Movies in the Park and the Windsor Heights Fall Festival.

Are you interested in buying or selling a home in Windsor Heights, IA? Contact us online or call 515-329-4667 to speak with one of our Des Moines real estate experts today!

Windsor Heights FAQs

What is Windsor Heights known for?

Windsor Heights is known for being a pleasant suburb of Des Moines with plenty of restaurants, shops and recreational facilities. It sits between Des Moines and West Des Moines, making it easy to commute to destinations all over the metropolitan area.

Is Windsor Heights a good place to live?

Residents of WIndsor Heights enjoy a high quality of life. The city is very walkable and has several parks and access to hiking trails. You don’t have to go far to find great food, excellent shopping, and schools for all ages. In addition, there is a close-knit feel with many community events taking place throughout the year.

How far is Windsor Heights from Des Moines?

Windsor Heights is located just 5.7 miles from Des Moines. It takes approximately 15 minutes to drive from Windsor Heights to downtown Des Moines.

Is Windsor Heights a good place to invest in real estate?

Windsor Heights has homes to fit all lifestyles budgets, so it attracts many first-time home buyers, families looking for a larger space, and retirees who want to downgrade to a smaller home. The city’s ideal location in the heart of the metropolitan area means that houses are in high demand here. Experts predict that home appreciation will continue on an upward trend over the next few years. 

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