Welcome to Urbandale, a town of roughly 40,000 people! Although that seems like a large number, Urbandale has many neighborhoods for the small town retreat feeling. Quick access to major streets like Douglas Avenue, Hickman Road, and I-35. Urbandale is located in Polk County and is a neighboring city of Johnston, Grimes, Des Moines, and West Des Moines. With so many surrounding cities, Urbandale is served by 6 different school districts, including Urbandale, Johnston, DSM Independent, WDSM, Dallas-Center Grimes, and Waukee!
The Karen Acres area is located right off of Douglas Avenue and is established with many beautiful trees throughout the entire neighborhood. There are many different architectural aspects to the homes in the Karen Acres area that make it unique. Neighbors love Karen Acres due to its cleanliness, family-friendliness, and safeness! Many of the homes back into a large biking and walking trail that goes through Urbandale, Clive, Windsor Heights, and West Des Moines! How convenient is that? Ages range from all over in this neighborhood, which makes it is easy to find a good fit for anyone in this area! Karen Acres has an elementary school just down the road and along with North AND South Karen Acres Parks, which include a full basketball court, figure 8 track and swings!
Karen Acres is a well known neighborhood in Urbandale and has quick access to many areas with a popular point of interest around the metropolitan area. Activities such as Living History Farms, Buccaneer hockey arena, and many family fun places to enjoy. Think of something to do? Urbandale has it all! The beauty of Urbandale is how close it is to almost everything! Merle Hay Mall is right next door and Des Moines is just down the road.
We look forward to helping you find your place in Urbandale!