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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 # 538379
New construction Bi attached Ranch in downtown Adel. 7 YEAR FULL TAX ABATEMENT! Ranch townhome with very open floor plan. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2 car attached garage. LP SmartSide siding, granite, stainless steel appliances including refrigerator. Master suite with double vanity, large master closet that opens to laundry/mudroom. Kitchen with granite, island with breakfast bar, and pantry. Laundry room on main floor. Full basement with stub for bath. No association dues.
MLS # 525611
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.
MLS # 549079
Dream homes by Behr Construction – a local Adel builder! Great new Adel neighborhood to design your dream! Multiple lots & floor plans available. Home site is sold in conjunction with a custom home built by Behr Construction. Enjoy the tremendous buying power of Adel’s 7 year tax abatement and available USDA financing!
MLS # 553275
Lot available for Custom Destiny or Genesis Home. 7 year tax abatement.
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MLS # 453011
You must check out this one of a kind Development in Adel. Located just 1/2 mile from Hickman Road, Bear Estates Plat 2 provides residence with a quick commute to Waukee and West Des Moines, yet the seclusion of the country. Lot #8 is 0.52 acres. Any home built in Bear Estates Plat 2 qualifies for the 7 year tax abatement. All lots in Bear Estates Plat 2 have rural water and electric is already ran. Bring your own builder or ask listing agent about Behr Construction Homes. Seller is offering $5,000 at closing to go toward septic system costs.