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Property Description

List price supported by a certified appraisal. Get back to nature with this amazing acreage and home located South of Des Moines. You'll discover this "perfect hideaway" just off the Truro exit from I-35, only 20 minutes South of West Des Moines. You'll enjoy 52.25 acres of solitude with riding and walking trails among hundreds of hardwoods, Cedar trees and more. The wildlife is abundant and there's even a stocked pond. The story-and-a-half, 3-bedroom home is nestled in the trees 400' from the dead-end access road, providing great privacy. You'll love the welcoming covered front porch that has lots of room for outdoor furniture. When you step through the hand-carved front door you'll discover the wide-open living space that includes the living room, dining area and kitchen that all flow together as one. The main features of the living room include a 2-story high ceiling, a wood-burning fireplace, pellet stove and an open staircase with a 2nd story loft. Two banks of windows bathe the space in natural light and add to the feeling of openness. The adjacent dining area has plenty of room to host family and friends. It includes 2 skylights and a sliding door to a massive wrap-around treated wood deck that's perfect for grilling and outdoor entertaining. The deck is shaded by a century-old oak tree and the view down to the pond with a large dock is fabulous! Back inside, the kitchen is perfect with more than ample cupboard and counter space. the beautiful cabinets are merillat premium with solid face frame and doors.The floors have been updated and there's a nice-sized pantry. The stainless kitchen appliances are included. The range and microwave are convection. You'll find the master bedroom on the main level. It includes an en-suite bath with a tile surround oversized (5'x4') whirlpool tub with shower. The main level also includes an exit to the attached 2.5-car finished garage with an epoxy coated floor and, a pull-down ladder to storage space above. There are 2-more nice-sized bedrooms on the upper level of the home and another full bath. On the lower level, you'll discover even more great space to enjoy with family and friends. There's a large family room with a wood-burner and brand new tongue and groove wood flooring and new carpet. There's a sliding door exit to a concrete patio, perfect for when it's time to take the party outside. This level also includes a bonus area that's perfect for a home office and a full bath with a neo- angle step-in shower and the laundry room. The washer and dryer are included. In all, there are 2,649 square feet of great space in this home. There's even more on the outside of the home. Near the home, there's a utility shed and down the private lane from the home, there's a 40' x 60' building with stick-built 2 x 4 walls insulated throughout with a 200 amp electric panel and 9 rooms of various sizes, including a half bath. The land is part ag and part timber. It was previously used to graze cattle and can be put back to all ag at any time. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to get back to nature and enjoy the privacy of country living, while just being a short drive to all that's available in the Des Moines metro. Don't miss out. Call today to schedule a showing.

Property Details

Upper Beds2
Main Beds1
Lower Beds0
Total Beds3
Upper Baths10
Main Baths10
Lower Baths10
Total Baths30
Lot and Home Size
Lot Size:52.25 Acres
Above Grade SF:1824
Lower Level Fin. SF:825
Total Finished SF:2649
School Info
Interstate 35 Community School District
Elementary:Interstate 35
Middle:Interstate 35
High:Interstate 35
Utilities and Taxes
Cooling:Central Air
Water:City Water
Septic:Private Septic System
Gross Taxes:$5,100
General Info
Property Type:Acreage
Year Built:1997
Garage Stalls:2
Exterior Finish:Vinyl Siding
Foundation:Full Basement

Property Features

Main Floor Master BR, Lower Level Laundry, Office/Study, Central Vac, Security System, Pantry, Kitchen Appliances Stay, Fireplace, Bath off Master, Walkout Lower Level, Porch, Deck, Great View, Patio, Waterfront Property, Mature Trees

Property Improvements

All Kitchen Appliances - 2018, New Dishwasher - 2018, New Kitchen Counter Top and Sink - 2017, Basement Floor (carpet and Tongue and Groove Floor) - 2019, Windows - 2015, Basement Slider - 2018, Kitchen and Bath Flooring - 2015, Radon Midigation - 2017