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Adel, Iowa is home to approximately 3,682 people and has been steadily growing since 1847 to become the community it is today. It's a charming, friendly, small town with bricked downtown streets just a few miles west of the Des Moines metro area. If you’re looking for a city that offers unique shops, friendly service and welcoming hospitality, you'll love it here.
Located just off of the beaten path, Adel offers numerous recreational activities like camping, biking, and canoeing. The Raccoon River Trail runs right through town, which features 56 miles of paved trails winding through the natural beauty of Dallas, Guthrie and Greene counties. Kinnick/Feller Park is Adel’s largest and oldest park and provides residents with are volleyball courts, softball fields, a football field, as well as the city’s swimming pool, boat ramp to Raccoon River, playground equipment and full park amenities including grills, restrooms and park shelters.
If you’re looking for festivals and community events that happen all year, Adel is the community for you! In May, the Annual Atherton House Spring Kiln Opening brings together traditional, whimsical, functional, decorative pottery from 90 creative Americana potters. Enjoy a special collection of tiles and pottery, along with artist talks, wine and food. The All Iowa Wine Festival, an annual event held in June brings together wine, food, music and a relaxed atmosphere where you can sample the premier of local Iowa wines. In August, come celebrate with the community at the annual Adel Sweet Corn Festival that features 7 tons of delicious sweet corn, one of the largest parades in Iowa, music, dancing, a car show, a 5K and much more. Stick around for the Dallas County Fair just north of Adel for six days of Grand Stand shows, livestock exhibits, rodeo events, live concerts, race events and more during this entertaining week!
Other events throughout the year include reading programs, musical performances, movie nights, ice cream socials and more. For more information on current and annual events, living in Adel and more, check out the Discover Adel website or the Adel Chamber of Commerce website.
When you want to get away, Adel is a short drive to all of the top Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like the Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. For additional information, check out the Catch Des Moines website which includes events and entertainment around Adel and the Des Moines Metro area.
Are you interested in moving to Adel? Then check out the most up-to-date list of available Adel homes for sale and come see why this is the perfect city to live, work and play.
Adel Homes for Sale:
MLS # 525617
THE NEWEST METRO EXECUTIVE EXURBIA. 25 ESTATE HOME-SITES RANGING FROM 3-8+ ACRES M/L. THIS COMMUNITY HAS 125 ACRES CONSISTING OF MATURE TIMBER, BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE VIEWS, ABUNDANT WILDLIFE AND SOME SITES BACK TO STOCKED POND WITH LIGHTED FOUNTAINS. SITUATED OFF THE BEATEN PATH THIS QUIET AND UNIQUE RETREAT IS 15 MINUTES FROM JORDAN CREEK TOWN CENTER. JUST A COUPLE OF MINUTES SOUTH OF ADEL WHICH OFFERS A WELCOMING COMMUNITY, WONDERFUL SCHOOLS, AND HAS LOTS OF SMALL TOWN CHARM AND BIG CITY AMENITIES. ADEL - A PERFECT PLACE FOR YOUR NEW HOME. INQUIRE SOON FOR A PRIVATE TOUR OF THIS OASIS, BUILDER INFO, PLAT, COVENANT, ETC. HURRY LOTS ARE ALREADY SELLING, START PLANNING NOW!!
MLS # 546512
Enjoy the stunning views of the river valley from your covered deck with this home by Grayhawk Homes of Iowa! This 3-bedroom Harlan ranch has an open concept kitchen with quartz countertops & stainless steel appliances. You will love the convenience of having the master bedroom closet walk through to the laundry room! When you enter from the garage, there are lockers to store all the kids' shoes & backpacks. All of this & more can be found on this large walk-out lot in the Timberview development. Take advantage of Adel's 7-year Tax Abatement, & make this house your home in time for the holidays!
MLS # 550810
Jerry's Homes Cedar 3 bed two story plan with 3 baths and 3 car garage. Second floor laundry room, Huge master suite with double sinks and large walk in closet. 7 year 100% property tax abatement! Gas fireplace, Quartz countertops, 12X24 tile in laundry and baths. Hardwood floors throughout kitchen. Walkout lot and covered deck. Plenty of cabinets and lots of countertop space. Large kitchen open to the living and dining rooms. Stainless Steel appliances included. Garage door windows. This home comes with piece of mind knowing that Jerry's Homes has been building since 1957! Builder home warranty included. $1800 and no closing cost through Wells Fargo.
MLS # 550812
Jerry's Homes Cedar 4 bedroom plan with 7 year 100% property tax abatement in Adel! Main floor features an open floor plan with large great room, spacious kitchen with hardwood floors. Quartz counters, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, and a 3 car garage. Dropzone locker area. Dining area has sliding doors onto the covered deck. 4 bedrooms including a nice sized master with master bath and walk-in closet. Other features include a second floor laundry room. 12X24 tiles in laundry and baths. Garage door windows. This is a great opportunity to own in the growing development of Southbridge. Jerry's Homes has been building homes in Iowa since 1957. $1800 towards Closing Costs and no origination through Wells Fargo
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MLS # 549137
Located on a 10 acre hill top lot, with views and privacy all around. The 1 1/2 story home has a first floor master bedroom, 5 total bedrooms (+ 3 up & 1 in the walk-out), 4 1/2 baths, 3 car attached & 2 detached garage, 4,800 sq ft finished. The main floor has a formal dining room, office, family room see thru fireplace to a hearth room; kitchen has island, built-in appliances and first floor laundry room. The second floor has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The walk-out has a second family room, pool table room, 5th bedroom and bath. Economical geo-thermal heating/cooling averages $218/month, which also includes all other electrical needs. Close-in acreage, close to I-80. Only 17 minutes to Valley West Mall exit.