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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:

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MLS # 550271
Unique opportunity to own 15 acres within the City Limits with access to City utilities: Electric (at road), Water (down the road or need a well), Sewer (sanitary sewer force mains) and MidAmerican for Gas. A-1 zoning. Can build 1 home on this property per City. Currently pasture with fence on/near property lines. Livestock/horses allowed with restrictions. Walking distance to Little League fields, High School Stadium and Middle School. .2 miles of gravel off of South 15th Street. Don’t let this rare opportunity slip away.
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MLS # 398909
Road is in. Water meter is in and ready for hook-up. Electricity is in. ALL UNDERGROUND. EZ to meet covenants: House, at least 1500 sq. ft., 2 car garage. Out-buildings OK. This lot backs up to a wooded conservation zone of pristine nature. On paved R-57.
Beds/Baths: 4/2
MLS # 550070
This spacious ranch home is located on a quiet dead end road and features an enormous kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances and tons of living space. Also on the main floor are 3 large bedrooms, a full bathroom and living room with a large front window. The downstairs boasts plenty of finish as well, with a non-conforming 4th bedroom/office, a 3/4 bath with tiled floor and shower along with a very large living room, which would also serve well as a master bedroom. It’s easy to enjoy family time in the fenced in backyard with the awesome covered patio, play set and private gazebo. All the updates have already been done as well, including newer windows, roof, furnace, and water heater. Certified Pre-Owned Home - this home has been pre-inspected and comes with a 13 month HWA Platinum Home Warranty for your peace of mind!
Beds/Baths: 3/3
MLS # 550713
Enjoy pulling into your new home on this cute acreage located only 2 miles from town, and on a hard surface road. This setting is ready to put up your new barn for a hobby farm with your horses and other farm animals. This location also has a great area to view the balloons take off and land during Indianola's festival. The back yard is also set up with a black iron fencing for your dogs.
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MLS # 533427
Prairie Glynn Plats 1 and 2 are slated for Summer 2017. Located in Indianola, Prairie Glynn offers a variety of flat, daylight and walkout lots. Great entry level lots. Plus, take advantage of Indianola’s partial tax abatement! Indianola is a growing community with great schools, parks, and amenities. Still just a short commute to the Des Moines Metro area.

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