Windsor Heights, IA

Windsor Heights Apartments

$831-$513

Hawthorn Hill Apartments
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$985-$450

Crane Artist Lofts
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1

$1480-$865

Saddlebrook
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

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Cambridge Court Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$600

$600 Two bedroom in Des Moines-2525 Clarkson Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 2

$650

$650 Two bedroom in Des Moines-4223 Chamberlain Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$595

$595 One bedroom in Des Moines-2931 Cottage Grove Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$625

$625 One bedroom in Des Moines-31st St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$725

$725 Two bedroom in Des Moines-3505 Beaver Ave
Beds: 2
Baths: 2

$650

$650 Two bedroom in Des Moines-31st St
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$575

$575 One bedroom in Urbandale-2230 68th St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$695

$695 Two bedroom in Des Moines-527 40th St
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$525

$525 One bedroom in Urbandale-3722 Douglas Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$575

$575 One bedroom in Urbandale-6316 Urbandale Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$675

$675 Two bedroom in Des Moines-6820 Holcomb Dr
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$800

$800 Two bedroom in Urbandale-432 Tonawanda Dr
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$995

$995 Three bedroom in Des Moines-31st St
Beds: 3
Baths: 1

$525

$525 studio in Des Moines-4215 Grand Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$625

$625 Two bedroom in Urbandale-6315 Hickman Rd
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$550

$550 One bedroom in Urbandale-3120 Cottage Grove Ave
Beds: 1
Baths: 1
About Windsor Heights, IA
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A Brief History

Windsor Heights is a small town with quiet, humble beginnings. In the past, the area was a very active coal mining center mostly inhabited by mine workers and their families. A petition was signed by over 200 property owners in nearby Walnut Township to allow the community to be incorporated. The first major city purchase was a feed station that was used as Windsor Heights' town hall for about two decades, and can still be seen as part of a retail store in town. While the town remains small to this day, it is strongly supported by neighboring communities.

Parks and Recreation

Enjoy sunshine and fresh air at a handful of parks scattered around Windsor Heights. You and your furry friends will appreciate the exercise and socializing opportunities provided by Windsor Heights Dog Park, located just south of Colby Park. The most popular recreational park in the city, Colby Park functions much like a town square by playing host to a number of celebrations, concerts, and other community activities. It also features walking trails, a playground for smaller children, a baseball diamond, and a pavilion that provides the perfect shelter for your outdoor family gatherings.

Festive Fun

Windsor Heights throws two annual festivals that residents look forward to all year long. In the fall, you will want to make sure you take part in Oktoberfest at Colby Park. You will find something for everyone, from activities and games for children to live entertainment and seasonal refreshments. Windsor Wonderland is a two-day winter festival that does a screening of the popular Polar Express movie, and holds a special breakfast with Santa that will delight children and adults alike. Enjoy great food, take pictures with the jolly man in the red suit, and listen to the beautiful sounds of local musicians.