Adel


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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:

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MLS # 453366
Secluded Daylight one acre lot in River Valley Community. Spacious home-site with exceptional views. Enjoy great Quality of Life with clean air, surrounded by peaceful, serene environment. Community has scenic views of Raccoon River Valley and USGA 18 hole public golf course! 5 min. to Outstanding ADM school system (14 to 1 student-teacher ratio!), highly rated, expansive public library, new Fareway grocery store and historic Dallas County courthouse in Adel. 15 min. to WDM, 20 min. to shopping malls and 25 min. to downtown DSM. HOA dues $600/yr. Lot 79 is adjacent to 4th fairway. Bring your own builder. CUSTOM HOME BUILDERS WELCOME! Buy an acre, view hundreds -- Country living with easy city access!
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MLS # 453427
One acre lot in River Valley Community. Spacious home-site with exceptional views. Enjoy great Quality of Life with clean air, surrounded by peaceful, serene environment. Community has scenic views of Raccoon River Valley and USGA 18 hole public golf course! 5 min. to Outstanding ADM school system (14 to 1 student-teacher ratio!), highly rated, expansive public library, new Fareway grocery store and historic Dallas County courthouse in Adel. 15 min. to WDM, 20 min. to shopping malls and 25 min. to downtown DSM. HOA dues $600/yr. Lot 39 is adjacent to 10th green. Bring your own builder. CUSTOM HOME BUILDERS WELCOME! Buy an acre, view hundreds -- Country living with easy city access!
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MLS # 453442
Secluded walk out or daylight one acre lot in River Valley Community. Spacious home-site with exceptional views. Enjoy great Quality of Life with clean air, surrounded by peaceful, serene environment. Community has scenic views of Raccoon River Valley and USGA 18 hole public golf course! 5 min. to Outstanding ADM school system (14 to 1 student-teacher ratio!), highly rated, expansive public library, new Fareway grocery store and historic Dallas County courthouse in Adel. 15 min. to WDM, 20 min. to shopping malls and 25 min. to downtown DSM. HOA dues $600/yr. Lot 80 is adjacent to 4th fairway. Bring your own builder. CUSTOM HOME BUILDERS WELCOME! Buy an acre, view hundreds -- Country living with easy city access!
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MLS # 553296
Lot available for Custom Destiny or Genesis Home. 7 year tax abatement.
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MLS # 553110
New ranch style home by Behr Construction - local Adel builder with amazing quality details. Great room concept with vaulted ceilings and rustic wood plank engineered flooring. Kitchen island with painted cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances, and large pantry closet. Master bedroom has double vanity and walk in closet. Two additional bedrooms with close access to hall bath. Main floor laundry/mudroom with built ins. Massive lower level for future finish stubbed for bath and with 9 ft walls and egress window. 3 car garage upgrade included! No property taxes for 7 full years with Adel's 7 year property tax abatement program, combined with USDA financing available, mean this is an extremely affordable option!
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