Know Your Neighborhood: Harvest Ridge, Ankeny
Harvest Ridge is a great option for anyone who wants all the benefits of living in Ankeny – great schools, easy access to I-35 to take you anywhere in the metro – but is looking for something away from so much hustle and bustle.
With the location north of Ankeny, students in Harvest Ridge will attend Polk City – North Polk Schools. Students here are set up for success and learn in a more intimate environment than some of the larger schools in the area.
- West Elementary School
- North Polk High School
Ankeny is home to more than 40 parks, over 80 miles of trails and an aquatic center that is the perfect summer spot! In Harvest Ridge, you will not need to venture far for a relaxing outdoor space, as the development itself has a 5-acre pond. One of the closest parks is Ankeny’s Miracle Park with an inclusive playground to welcome children and families of all abilities.
From Harvest Ridge, it is easy to hop onto I-35 for a quick night out in Ames or Des Moines, but if you would rather say close to home, there are still so many things to do! Both Uptown Garage Brewing and Firetrucker Brewery are nearby for a casual night out. If you are more in the mood for dinner and cocktails, Tavern 180 is a great choice.
There is so much to do in Ankeny, especially in the summer with movies and yoga in the park, summer concerts and of course, SummerFest! The annual event includes music, food, beverages and fireworks!
If you are ready to make Harvest Ridge, Ankeny your new home, contact us today!