Norwalk – Estates on The Ridge

Lot Information
Property Highlights and Details

The Estates on the Ridge in Norwalk offers home owners the unique opportunity to live within a neighborhood unlike any other in the Des Moines metro.  As you enter The Ridge a beautifully landscaped entrance greets you and the majestic setting of The Echo Valley Country Club welcome’s you home.  In the distance, picturesque views of the Downtown Des Moines skyline serve as the back drop for this one of a kind residential neighborhood.  Expansive lots ranging from 110’ – 150’ in width allow home owners the space and freedom for beautifully designed custom home plans all while backing to more than 1,000 acres of open space which is The Echo Valley Country Club.

School District: Norwalk

  • Oviatt Elementary School  grades – PK-2 
  • Lakewood Elementary School grades  – 3-5 
  • Norwalk Middle School grades – 6-7
  • Eastview School grades  – 8-9
  • Norwalk High School grades  – 10-12


Take Highway 5, exit at Norwalk (Hwy 28) and head south.  Turn left onto Beardsley Street, turn left onto Echo Ridge Trail and you will drive directly into the development from Autumn Sage Circle.

Individual Lot Pricing
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Additional Information

Minimum Home Size Requirements:

Plat 1:
Ranch: 2,400 sf
1 ½ Story: 2,600 sf
2 Story: 2,800 sf

Plat 2:
Ranch: 2,000 sf
1 ½ Story: 2,200
2 Story: 2,400 sf

Set backs:
Front 40′, side yard 25′ total, Rear 40′
Golf course set back: 50′

Estates on The Ridge Homeowners Association dues $350/yr.


Tax Abatement:

For New Residential Construction: New residential construction is eligible to receive 100% exemption from taxation on 30% of the increase in assessed value up to a maximum of $75,000.00. The exemption is for a period of 5 years.

The Estates on the Ridge, LLC does not warrant availability of tax abatement. Investigate directly with the city regarding the current tax abatement program, rules and procedure to obtain tax abatement.

  • Lot widths are an approximate measurement and are not always drawn where a house will ultimately be placed on the Lot.  Refer to your licensed engineer for scaling and house placement,
  • Seller does not guarantee the information describing these properties.  Interested parties are advised to independently verify this information through personal inspection or with appropriate professionals.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • All MPE’s and MOE’s are for reference only, please refer to local city and/or project engineer for MPE’s and MOE’s.
  • Seller does not warrant soil conditions, it is recommended Buyer(s) perform such tests as they deem necessary.  All tests must be approved by Seller before being performed.

For additional information contact Derek Temple at 515-778-2601 or , Dave Harmeyer at 515-554-4151 or