Beaverdale is a suburb of Des Moines, and a neighborhood located to the northwest of the capital city, near to Urbandale. The homes here are unique in that they have their own kind of brick and are built in the "Tudorbethan" style - similar to early English medieval cottages or country houses. Most of the houses were built in the 1930's.
The homes in Beaverdale are distinctive and well maintained, with beautiful old trees lining the streets as well as multiple parks and green areas abounding. If you like living in a community with interactive neighbors and group festivities, Beaverdale should fit your needs perfectly. The town has a very active neighborhood association with its own website at www.beaverdale.org, charting its history, bylaws, and current events.
Prices in Beaverdale run from the low to mid $100's up to about $250k, most in the former. Lots are often large, and many are located within walking distance of churches, stores, and schools. In the last year, the city has hired architects and has plans to restructure the public areas, making the streets more bike friendly and modernized.
This has met with mixed opinions from many residents more interested in maintaining the historic look of the city. There is also notably an independent living retirement center, Beaverdale Estates, that offers an alternative for Beaverdale's senior citizens to the traditional nursing home.
This is truly an affordable all-American city and a great place to live and raise a family. If you're interested in a home for sale in Beaverdale Iowa, give us a call and let us show you around!