Provides residents with a nice mix of small-town living and convenient access to the big city amenities found in nearby Des Moines.

Welcome to Bondurant

A small-town atmosphere with access to big-city amenities and new residential developments


Bondurant is a charming community on the outskirts of Des Moines. Its location provides residents with a nice mix of small-town living and convenient access to the big city amenities found in nearby Des Moines.


Like much of the greater Des Moines Iowa, the quaint little town of Bondurant has seen a slight uptick in residents moving into the area. With the family-friendly atmosphere and great selection of homes, it's easy to see why. For those who enjoy city living, downtown Des Moines is just over 15 minutes away, making it easy to get your city fix in. 


The town of Bondurant is mostly rural, and residents look forward to an abundance of parks and outdoor spaces to enjoy. Because this is an area that has seen a bit of development over the past couple of years, residents have the option of investing in newly constructed homes that feature the latest design and layouts. Homebuyers will be pleasantly surprised by the great selection found here.


What to Love

  • A rural environment 
  • Perks of city living, thanks to nearby Des Moines 
  • Family-friendly environment 
  • Lots of opportunities for outdoor activities 

Local Lifestyle

The local life in Bondurant is one that's peaceful, quiet, and family-friendly. Because it is in a rural environment, residents here enjoy getting outdoors and exploring nature. The lush greenery surrounding Bondurant is breathtaking and can easily leave you feeling like you're in a stock photo.


Young professionals and families with children enjoy the lifestyle offered at Bondurant. There's a calmer pace to life here, but you never feel like you're missing out thanks to the annual events happening in and around the town.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Bondurant is home to some of the most charming restaurants and boutiques you can find in the greater Des Moines area. One of the most popular destinations to go to is Brick Street Market & Cafe. This one-stop shop offers everything you need. From gourmet coffees, quality crafted ice cream, local wines, movie rentals, snacks, and of course baked goods, you’ll find it all here in this community stop. 


Founders Irish Pub is another popular destination for residents to pop into during lunch or after work. With American classics, like wings and burgers, you'll always find a great bite to eat. 


Other popular destinations among locals include Los Altos Mexican Restaurant and Pinkley’s Boxcar BBQ where families gather to enjoy each other's company and dine on great food. Pinkley’s specializes in Memphis-style BBQ, but their homemade chicken and noodles are a popular favorite. They also serve patrons at the lounge next door, Reclaimed Rails.


Things to Do

Bondurant City Park is a local space residents enjoy year-round. During the warmer months of the year, it is a great destination to go to if you're up for a picnic. Named after the state's founder, this park attracts gatherings of families and friends. It is also a popular space for hosting an outdoor picnic or birthday party. 


Founders Banquet Hall is a popular destination throughout the year with its special community events. If you have an event on your own, this is the premier destination to celebrate.


For youngsters who enjoy being active, the Bondurant Farrar Wrestling Club is a fun club to join. Geared towards those in grade six and younger, residents come out and cheer on the team.



Bondurant is served by the Bondurant–Farrar Community School District.


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