About Our Neighborhood
Gray's Lake Apartments is an apartment community in Des Moines, IA. Our community has beautiful landscaping and several outdoors areas including a playground, swimming pool and off-leash dog park. We also have a 24-hour resident fitness center.
Our community is near dining, shopping, and entertainment – plus our residents have quick access to I-235. We have plenty of restaurants in the area including Starbucks, McDonalds, Noodles & Company and Pancheros, as well as a variety of local eateries, including:
- Skip's Restaurant - Veteran restaurant serving American cuisine & pasta dishes in a classy space with a full bar
- Francies's Bar & Grill - Easygoing wood-paneled sports bar with a covered patio offering American eats, cocktails & beer
- Gusto Pizza Co. - Casual pizza joint serving craft beers, pasta & thin-crust pies with unconventional topping combos
- Sakari Sushi Lounge - Sleek, modern eatery with full sushi & liquor bars plus a menu of grilled Japanese fare
- Teddy Maroon's - Neighborhood bar and grill offering classic American food, craft beers, cocktails and wines, seven days a week
If you're looking for opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, our Des Moines apartments are near several outdoor attractions such as Gray's Lake Park and Water Works Park.
We have several colleges in the area including Des Moines University, Drake University, Grand View University, Mercy College of Health Sciences, University of Iowa - Des Moines and the University of Phoenix - Des Moines Campus.