Mel Ray

2301 SW Oralabor Road | Ankeny, IA 50023

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Community Information

Mel Ray is located in Ankeny, one of the fastest growing cities in the US, only fifteen minutes from downtown Des Moines. Our school systems are known for its curriculum and producing some of the best student athletes. Our School opened its second high school in the fall of 2013, & Mel Ray residents attend the South Ankeny High School, “home of the Hawks”. Mel Ray is located across the street from Crocker Elementary, nearby Grocery, gas stations, and Prairie Trail Aquatic Center. Area attractions include 17 city parks. Three 18 hole golf courses. Band shell on 1st St. hosts free summer concerts, Yoga in the park and movies under the stars in the summer months. YMCA hosts summer camps, boot camps, triathlons and marathons. Trail Point Fitness Center is located on the DMACC campus, and is now home of the Ankeny and Centennial Swim and diving teams. Kaboom! Names Ankeny a 2018 Playful City USA community for the 17th consecutive year.

Contact Information

2301 SW Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023
T: 515-289-1673
F: 515-289-2377
C: 515-720-9341

Community Manager

Debbie Gull and Carrie Espe


Available Homes

This 4 bedroom features an open concept floor plan.  Front entry is vinyl all the way to the closet to keep carpets clean from the weather.  Kitchen and dining area are done in modern colors and features a large island with built in Microwave for food prep, ample cupboard space and counter tops. Master bedroom […]

1792 sq ft 4 beds 2 baths
1792 sq ft 4 beds 2 baths

This 2019 home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, open concept living room and kitchen, with all kitchen appliances included, plus an island!  Lots of cupboard space, and a very sought after color scheme.  Vinyl in living room, dining room, Kitchen and Bathrooms, with carpeting throughout the rest of the home.  The master bath and […]

1216 sq ft 3 beds 2 baths
1216 sq ft 3 beds 2 baths

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Amenities and Local Information

Mel Ray is Pleased to Offer:

• Competitive Rent
• Garbage collection included in low rent
• Ankeny Hawks school district
• Playground
• Basketball court
• On-site 24/7 management
• Guidelines enforced
• Covered mail station
• Well-established yards
• Off-street parking
• Mature trees
• Community safe place during storms
• Laundry facility on site
• Bimonthly newsletters
• Resident appreciation drawings and giveaways


•  Cable, Internet and Phone: Mediacom 1-800-332-0245
•  Century Link: 1-800-603-6000
•  Gas and Electric: Mid America 1-800-329-6261
•  Library: 1210 NW Prairie Ridge 515-965-6460
•  City Hall 410 W 1st St. 515-965-6400
•  Driver’s license Bureau: 6310 SE Convenience Blvd.
•  Ankeny Regional Airport: 3700 SE Convenience Blvd.
•  Voter Registration is at City Hall

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