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Earth Day, Every Day

Sustainable living is fundamental to life at Prairie Trail, making every day Earth Day for all who live, work and play in the 1,031 acre planned urban development located in Ankeny, IA. Prairie Trail embraces the ideals of a truly sustainable community design. Preservation of the natural environment was central to the original planning of Prairie Trail. […]

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Affordable Open Floor Plans

Home building is on the rise in central Iowa and many homebuyers are searching for that perfect new space that fits their lifestyle. That’s why the open floor plan has become one of the most popular styles in new construction. Today’s families and friends like to move freely between casual entertainment spaces and dining areas so the guests can […]

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Choosing a Lifestyle

Prairie Trail is a development with a true sense of place.  It’s where neighbors become friends, education is important and business is booming. There are 13 miles of trails and 200 acres of parks in Prairie Trail. These common open spaces were designed to create a healthier environment and encourage people to be together.  Research(1) […]

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Happy Earth Day!

The idea for developing Prairie Trail as a planned urban development began in 2005.  Today, the Prairie Trail community in Ankeny, Iowa, is a dream becoming a reality as the residential community has grown and new businesses have located here. Part of a true planned urban development is the walkability factor.  Walkability means that residents […]

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building beautiful homes this Spring!

It’s finally Spring and we have a lot to share at Prairie Trail in Ankeny. New homes are going up. New neighbors are moving in! Come and see how easy it is to build your new custom home. Prairie Trail in Ankeny Iowa, one of the areas fastest growing cities, is just bursting with good […]

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