Council BluffsCouncil Bluffs IA Homes & Real Estate

Council Bluffs is located just over the border into Iowa, right over the Missouri River from Omaha. Residents of Council Bluffs enjoy the best of both Iowa and Nebraska, with access to Omaha's amenities within minutes. Council Bluffs is a family friendly community with great schools and affordable family homes, perfect for those looking for a new place to put down roots. 

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Council Bluffs, IA.

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Council Bluffs May 26, 2024
13
Listed
107
Avg. DOM
$191.63
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$360,000
Med. List Price
13 Properties
Page 1 of 2
$240,000
Neighborhood: Twin Cities Plaza
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,776
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
3
Days on Site
22412944
MLS
Open 5/26
621 Forest Dr Council Bluffs,  IA 51503
$349,000
Neighborhood: Forest Park
4
Beds
23/411/2
Baths
2,219
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22412622
MLS
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,947
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
39
Days on Site
22405741
MLS
$925,000
Neighborhood: Lewis Township
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,027
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
39
Days on Site
22409300
MLS
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,424
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
55
Days on Site
22407610
MLS
$249,947
Neighborhood: Browns Subdivision
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
2,386
Sq.Ft.
1929
Year Built
64
Days on Site
22406838
MLS
$218,000
Neighborhood: Tibbett & Heralds
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,741
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
67
Days on Site
22406662
MLS
$360,000
Neighborhood: Lakeside Village
3
Beds
23/4
Baths
1,312
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
76
Days on Site
22405617
MLS
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,752
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
91
Days on Site
22404238
MLS
$1,295,000
Neighborhood: Abbey Road
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
5,498
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
95
Days on Site
22403936
MLS
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,948
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
95
Days on Site
22403940
MLS
$750,000
Neighborhood: Lake Manawa
4
Beds
4
Baths
4,008
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
102
Days on Site
22403410
MLS
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What People Love About Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs is Omaha's most populated suburb, providing residents with a welcoming and family friendly community that is simultaneously equipped with all the amenities you are looking for. Residents enjoy all four seasons, natural beauty all around with the Missouri River flowing between Council Bluffs and Omaha proper, excellent public schools, and plenty of places to eat, shop, and have fun. Some might say Council Bluffs really has it all when you're in search of a midwestern suburb to call home. 

Keep reading to find out why Council Bluffs is the fastest growing community in Iowa!

Things to Do in Council Bluffs

Take a tour of the Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs, sharing the history of the railroad when Council Bluffs was established. Learn about 150 years of local history and take a self guided tour through the museum, which features  interactive multimedia exhibits, historic images, and unusual relics.

Lake Manawa State Park, named for the 772 acre lake that was built by a flood in 1881, is a great place to spend the day outside. The beautiful park offers multiple ways to enjoy playing outside, including hiking trails, a playground, picnic areas, boat and paddle board rentals, and more. 

Just over the river into Omaha is Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. The massive zoo is home to a wide variety of species, with a focus on conservation and education. They recently welcomed their millionth visitor, and no one will be surprised when this fun and engaging zoo reaches another million.

Council Bluffs also has plenty of places to eat:

  • Tish's Restaurant, a casual, family friendly eatery serving classic American comfort foods
  • Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails, with a satisfying, carnivorous menu to pair with their famous drinks 
  • Boxer Barbecue, serving up classic barbecue if a roomy, welcoming setting and also offering their smoked meats for take out

Schools in Council Bluffs

Students in Council Bluffs attend public schools that are a part of Council Bluffs Community School District. Many of the schools in the district have received awards and are well regarded as some of the best in the state.

There are also many excellent private schools in the Council Bluffs area for those who prefer a private education. 

Council Bluffs Real Estate

In Council Bluffs you will find every type of property, including condos, townhomes, single family homes, buildable lots, and acreage. Budgets starting in the low $200,000s will be able to find a condo or townhome, and single family homes can be purchased starting in the mid $300,000s. You will find a variety of older neighborhoods with homes built decades ago, as well as new construction developments with luxury homes and modern design aesthetics. Council Bluffs offers something for everyone, just another reason it is growing so rapidly.