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. 

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Council Bluffs September 25, 2022
11
Listed
28
Avg. DOM
$160.23
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$319,900
Med. List Price
11 Properties
$225,000
Neighborhood: Meadow Acres
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,857
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
3
Days on Site
22223042
MLS
Looking for a neighborhood with privacy? This home has no backing neighbors and gives you that privacy that most home owners desire! This adorable ranch home is everything you need. This home has...
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,768
Sq.Ft.
1968
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22222863
MLS
AMAZING ACREAGE HOME AND PRICED TO SELL - Completely remodeled walk-out ranch with 3,406 finished square feet! The home is centrally located in Council Bluffs and just minutes to Omaha. It is a...
$1,550,000
Neighborhood: Abbey Road
5
Beds
4
Baths
5,498
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
4
Days on Site
22222944
MLS
Over the hills and through the woods, still just 10 minutes from Council Bluffs on 5.3 acres lies this beautiful 5 bedroom custom-built ranch. The perfect setting for relaxing on the deck enjoying...
$117,000
Neighborhood: Crawfords Addition
2
Beds
1
Baths
725
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
10
Days on Site
22222476
MLS
Ohhh so cute and sooo cozy. All of the big ticket items are already done. Newer HVAC, Water Heater, Windows, Porches and the kitchen is updated with granite counter tops and tile flooring. The home...
$210,000
Neighborhood: Oak Park
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,070
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
20
Days on Site
22220437
MLS
Contract Pending - On Market for Backup offers only. Lovely well-maintained home in the Beautiful Oak Park Neighborhood with mature trees and winding streets. Great raised ranch has enclosed front...
$105,000
Neighborhood: Council Bluffs
2
Beds
1
Baths
898
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
32
Days on Site
22220668
MLS
Cute ranch home with tons of new updates! Brand new carpet, paint and light fixtures bring a modern feel to this 2 bed, 1 bath home. Tall bay windows pour in natural light through out the living room....
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,018
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
35
Days on Site
22220374
MLS
Bring the boat. Bring the side by side. Bring all the toys. This 24x36 garage has plenty of room. The home is a 4 bed, 1.5 bath home that sits on a nice flat lot and is a short distance from the Fish...
$319,900
Neighborhood: Cottage Acres
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,644
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
42
Days on Site
22219726
MLS
Wow! Will you look at that! This 5 bed 3 bath completely remodeled home is right off Avenue G granting easy access to main roads in Council Bluffs. Detached garage is perfect for a man cave loft with...
$799,000
Neighborhood: Scenic Hideaway A Subdivision To Mills County Iowa
3
Beds
4
Baths
4,485
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
51
Days on Site
22218995
MLS
Breathtaking Views from this beautiful home that is located on a private wooded acreage in the Loess Hills and only 20 minutes from Offutt AFB and the Omaha Metro Area. This 2 Story home has so much...
$519,040
Neighborhood: Whispering Oaks
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,373
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
61
Days on Site
22218039
MLS
MODEL HOME NOT FOR SALE. Splendid new Pine Crest two-story ''Meadow IV'' plan with the farmhouse elevation. Gives you a great perspective of the finishes in a Meadow IV and all Pine Crest homes. Use...
$487,920
Neighborhood: Whispering Oaks
2
Beds
3
Baths
2,747
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
62
Days on Site
22217913
MLS
MODEL HOME NOT FOR SALE. A villa is similar to a stand alone townhome. You can enjoy your privacy and not worry about snow or lawn care. This is the Pine Crest Bergamo model. Pine Crest offers a wide...
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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.