Fairmeadows, West Des Moines, IA

Fairmeadows Neighborhood Guide West Des Moines, IA


Fairmeadows is a family-friendly neighborhood located in West Des Moines, Iowa. Known for its quiet, tree-lined streets and well-maintained homes, the community boasts close proximity to the bustling Jordan Creek Town Center and Valley Junction shopping district. Major roads such as Interstate 235 and Interstate 80 are easily accessible, providing convenient commute options for residents. The area is also close to several schools, parks, and recreational facilities, making it an ideal place for families and outdoor enthusiasts.

What You Will Love About Fairmeadows, West Des Moines, Iowa

  • The neighborhood's idyllic charm, with tree-lined streets and well-maintained homes.
  • Easy access to major roads like I-235 and I-80, making commuting a breeze.
  • Proximity to Jordan Creek Town Center and Valley Junction, providing plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
  • Excellent schooling institutions and numerous parks around for outdoor activities.

What’s Nearby

Fairmeadows is a mere stone's throw away from the popular Jordan Creek Town Center, featuring a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment options. The historic Valley Junction shopping district is also close by, offering a unique mix of boutiques, antique shops, and restaurants. Additionally, the neighborhood is adjacent to several parks and recreational facilities, perfect for those who love outdoor activities.


Life in Fairmeadows, West Des Moines, offers a perfect mix of tranquility and activity. The neighborhood prides itself on being family-friendly with a close-knit community feeling, where neighbors know each other. The accessibility to shopping, dining, and outdoor recreational facilities offer plenty of opportunities for socializing and entertainment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 34 restaurants, 7 grocery stores, and 7 parks within a mile of the Fairmeadows neighborhood.

    Normandy Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.8 miles

    1960 Grand Ave


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1990 Grand Ave

    Lola's Fine Sauces

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    2041 Grand Ave

    Sunset Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fish Market, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    1.3 miles

    1640 Fuller Rd

Fairmeadows Apartments and Rentals

62 Rental properties in Fairmeadows, West Des Moines, IA.

  • Westbrooke Apartments property


    Westbrooke Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    730–950 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Crown Pointe Apartments property


    Crown Pointe Apartments

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    960 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Keystone on 8th property


    Keystone on 8th

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    621–866 Sqft

    Available 8/12

  • Colonial Village property


    Colonial Village

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    850–1400 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Robin Hill property


    Robin Hill

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    600–1226 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Country Club Village property


    Country Club Village

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    600–1500 Sqft

    7 Units Available

Cost of Living

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Fairmeadows Demographics

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Fairmeadows Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Quiet Area


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Safe For Families


    Say 5 of 5 renters

Fairmeadows Transportation

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Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

Bike Score®

Fairmeadows Schools

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