Welcome home to Tradition Apartments of Ankeny.

Tradition Apartments is the Des Moines Metro’s latest luxury apartment community setting the standard for modern living. The Tradition Community offers bike and walking trails that wind through many acres of park land accented with mature trees and water features. Tradition is conveniently located 7 miles straight north of downtown Des Moines and Wells Fargo Arena; and is only minutes from Saylorville Lake, the new Hy-Vee supermarket in Prairie Trail and other recreational venues. Our beautifully designed apartment homes range in size from 800 to 1200 SF. Call today and be the first to occupy these newly constructed and elegantly designed apartment homes.

Minutes from Des Moines.

Tradition Luxury Apartments in Ankeny, IA

Just minutes from Des Moines, The Tradition Ankeny Apartments boast a premier address for both business and leisure.  Each of our beautiful one, two & three bedroom rental homes feature a fully equipped appliance package and a spacious private balcony or patio to take in the refreshing Des Moines views. Residents of our luxury Ankeny apartments enjoy the comfort of secure building access, energy efficient furnaces and a full size washer & dryer in every North Des Moines rental home.

At the Tradition Ankeny apartments, you will love our upscale amenities such as a heated swimming pool with Jacuzzi to relax your stress away, or the convenience of a fully equipped 24 hour fitness center. Our Ankeny residents enjoy the best in active living with a basketball court, picnic area and easy access to public transit! For your convenience, our north Des Moines apartments for rent also feature a state-of-the-art business center and a beautiful clubhouse with game room available exclusively to Ankeny residents. Stop by our North Des Moines rentals today, and see for yourself why The Tradition has the best apartments in Ankeny, IA.

Located minutes from US 69 S, The Tradition Apartments of Ankeny offer a fantastic location close to everywhere you want to be. Our Ankeny rental property has easy access to I-35, I-235 and I-80, making The Tradition convenient for commuters all across Des Moines. If you are searching for student housing near Drake University Law School, or are simply looking for a rental home north of Des Moines – then look no further than the Tradition Apartments in Ankeny, IA.

Our professional staff prides itself on finding the right Ankeny apartment just for you. With a veteran staff, and professional 24-hour emergency service, we are eager to be of service to you. For more information about the luxury Des Moines apartments at Tradition, contact us today!

What Makes Us the Best Apartments in Ankeny, IA?

Love coming home to relax in your very own luxury Des Moines apartment home with an attractive fireplace and spacious balcony. Enjoy upscale amenities such as a heated swimming pool with Jacuzzi, and the convenience of a modern business center to use at your leisure. At Tradition Apartments, we offer a variety of floor plan options, each with their own set of luxury features-- perfect for your distinct lifestyle. Schedule an appointment to our beautiful Ankeny apartments, and see our prime location next to the best shopping, dining and entertainment that the north Des Moines area has to offer.


  • HuHot Mongolian Grill
    2310 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-7860
    1.44 Miles
  • Olive Garden
    770 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 964-0511
    1.18 Miles
  • Pizza Ranch
    201 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 964-9990
    0.78 Miles
  • Starbucks
    1745 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-9253
    1.59 Miles
  • Subway
    802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-3082
    1.25 Miles
  • Wig & Pen Pizza Pub
    2005 South Ankeny Boulevard , Ankeny, IA 50023
    PH: (515) 963-9777
    0.79 Miles


  • Best Buy
    1955 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 289-9289
    1.66 Miles
  • CVS Pharmacy
    104 E 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50023
    PH: (515) 963-7889
    1.96 Miles
  • Fareway
    109 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 964-7659
    0.60 Miles
  • Kohl's
    1935 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-7727
    1.68 Miles
  • Pier 1 Imports
    1965 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-9119
    1.57 Miles
  • T.J. Maxx
    2010 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 964-9853
    1.51 Miles
  • Target
    2135 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 964-9000
    1.64 Miles
  • Tuesday Morning
    1802 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-3988
    1.51 Miles
  • Valley West Mall
    1551 Valley W Dr , West Des Moines, IA 50266
    PH: (515) 225-3631
    8.71 Miles
  • Walgreens
    2702 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 473-6069
    1.39 Miles
  • Walmart Supercenter
    1002 SE National Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021
    PH: (515) 963-1111
    1.31 Miles