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Located just minutes south of Des Moines, Indianola, IA is quickly becoming known as the place to live and work. Striving to maintain a small town charm, Indianola provides unique business, personal and professional opportunities.
For the nature enthusiast, Indianola offers an abundance of parks, trails and outdoor activities. Lake Ahquabi offers a relaxing escape from the summer heat with swimming, sunbathing, grilling, boating and fishing activities on this pristine manmade lake. If you don’t have a boat, canoe, paddle boat or kayak rentals are on hand. Wander along shady trails as you wind your way around the lake or explore the woods. For additional activity and rental information at Lake Ahquabi, visit the DNR’s website.
If you’re looking for activies that aren't as rustic, you can catch a performance at the Blank Preforming Arts Center at Simpson College, enjoy Yoga in the Park every Saturday during the summer at Buxton Park, catch a movie at Summer Friday Films at the Indianola library or get a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in Indianola. At the end of July, head down to Indianola for the National Balloon Classic that features hot air balloons, balloon rides, competitions, and family entertainment. For more information, check out Visit Indianola for a complete list of events, attractions, restaurants, shopping, lodging and more!
When you want to get away for a day, Indianola is conveniently located just minutes South of popular 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 Indianola and the Des Moines Metro area.
Are you interested in moving to Indianola? Then take a look at the current list of available Indianola homes for sale and come see why Indianola is where you can have it all.
Indianola Homes for Sale:
MLS # 550750
Spectacular 1.5 Sty Exec home NW of Indianola. Tree lined drive on 14 ac m/l oasis w/stocked pond & 40x60 heated bldg. Grand entry will impress +many upgrades & details: Beautiful wood flrs, 6-8” trim, 1900s railing & flr accents from Hubbell Mansion. Loewen windows & doors from Canada. Butler’s pantry w/1950s cabinetry (High School). Impressive stone fplace, open kit w/granite, eat up bar & desk. Main flr office. Formal din + informal din rm overlooks picturesque backyd w/wraparound deck. Screened porch. Main flr Mstr suite.1st flr lndry. Impressive mudrm off gar. 2nd level offers 2 BRs w/separate BAs, living area & lndry rm. LL (2384 sf) provides theater rm (Can’t miss XL screen), rec rm, full kit/bar, exercise rm, safe rm, lndry & 4th BR & BA. Joins 16x33 indoor heated pool w/winding stairs to upper deck. In flr heat in LL & around pool. Geo thermal (new 2016). Propane backup. Rm for horses. Heaven 4 deer/turkey hunters. Add’l 86 acres avail. Hay ground+ 25-30 ac tillable. Warranty.
MLS # 403783
Large, irregular cul-de-sac lot in Cavitt Creek Estates. Close to the new Wilder Elementary School. Choose your own builder. Capitilize on Indianola's tax abatement program for your new home.
MLS # 398991
Central location in established development. Indianola school pick-up on paved R57. Land gently slopes to view of largest pond.
MLS # 533783
Single family lots located in Deer Creek Plat 2 on the southwest side of Indianola, Iowa. Lots range in size from 18,000 sq. ft. all the way to one-acre plus lots. The development is close to Deer Run Golf Course. A variety of lots are available: wooded, flat, daylight, walkout, and cul-de-sac! Plats 2 and 3 coming in 2017!
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MLS # 415615
Ready to build. Water and electricity on site. Trees border north lot line, with no neighbors beyond that. Indianola school pickup on paved R57. High land...no danger of flooding! House could face south, with sunsets looking west. Peaceful, quiet country home site!