Waveland Park Apartments for Rent

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Waveland Park is a Des Moines neighborhood of stately homes and wide open spaces. The most prominent of those, and one of the largest parks in the city itself, is contained within the neighborhood. Another favorite green area in the community is Waveland Golf Course, one of the best known and most challenging courses in the state.

In addition to being the oldest golf course west of the Mississippi River, Waveland Golf Course is famous for its landscaping, which was designed to take advantage of the rolling wooded hillsides of the area. A vintage 1940s clubhouse enhances the course, which has improved its greens with a recent renovation.

Another neighborhood asset is the historic Drake Municipal Observatory. Located on the golf course grounds and operated jointly by Drake University and the City of Des Moines, the Observatory is home to an eight and one-half foot refracting telescope, which is open to local residents for night sky viewing.

In addition to these assets, Waveland Park is a family friendly neighborhood with exceptional public schools, great shopping, and one of the most used public library branches in the city. Recreational facilities include access to public tennis courts and, as one might expect for such a lush landscape, miles of trails for hiking, jogging, and cycling.

So strong is the city’s desire for a healthy, vibrant community, that it is working to make Des Moines the “Trails Capital of the Country,” and the Waveland neighborhood fits nicely with that plan. Named for its rolling hills, the neighborhood is bounded by Franklin Avenue, 41st Street, 56th Street, and Waveland Woods.


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4925 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 Map

(515) 984-8097 Check Availability
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3811 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311 Map

(515) 421-8593 Check Availability
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1417 Beaver Avenue Ste 6, Des Moines, IA 50311 Map

(515) 216-3653 Check Availability
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4200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 Map

(877) 821-2690 Check Availability
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2300 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311 Map

(877) 344-6274 Check Availability
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2300 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311 Map

(877) 319-3306 Check Availability
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7405 University Ave. Ste. C, Clive, IA 50325 Map

(515) 259-3367 Check Availability
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2815 70th St., Urbandale, IA 50322 Map

(515) 412-4562 Check Availability
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916 Ashworth Rd., West Des Moines, IA 50265 Map

(877) 437-5513 Check Availability
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1201 Office Park Rd., West Des Moines, IA 50265 Map

(515) 984-2317 Check Availability
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