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137 Acres in Marion County with Building Site, Pond & Hunting

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This property is ideal for someone wanting their own little slice of heaven within commuting distance to Des Moines. Located off of Hwy 14, the property has paved frontage, yet it is far enough off the road to offer seclusion and privacy. The potential home site is breathtaking. From the ridgetop view, you’re overlooking English creek and the rolling timber on three sides. Imagine sipping coffee on the back porch every morning as you watch the deer and turkey working up and down the valley below. It’s one you really have to see to believe. From an aerial, the habitat on the farm is deceiving. Located directly between two large blocks of timber, and having 4 ponds, crops, and pockets and fingers of thick brush, this tract is a phenomenal travel corridor. Multiple edges allow plenty of archery set ups on any wind, and access is easy as you’re coming in from the East side. A few trail camera pictures are attached of deer that are frequenting the farm this year, these show the caliber of whitetails in the area! The property has 80 m/l FSA tillable acres of which 38+/- are in crop this year.  The remaining acres are a mix of Pasture (73 m/l acres) and Timbered draws (26 m/l acres).   There is also great opportunity for fishing.  One of the 4 ponds is 3/4 acre and stocked with largemouth bass, crappie, and bluegill.  The owner’s kids have caught several Bass over 7 lbs.

Shown by appointment only. To schedule a private tour, contact Land Specialist Chris Wearmouth (402-957-7366) or Zack Wahlert (712-254-0879).

  • Paved Road Frontage
  • Just 5 Minutes South of Knoxville, and 1hr from Des Moines
  • Secluded Building Site tucked back off the road with Gorgeous views
  • Thick Timbered Draws and Excellent whitetail Hunting (See Trail cam photos from 2020)
  • Stocked Pond, with Bass over 7 lbs, Crappie, and bluegill
  • Several other small ponds / watering holes
  • Income from 73+/- acres of Pasture and 38+/- acres if Crops
  • 79 FSA Acres with 38 currently in row crop
  • Fenced for Cattle
  • Farm lease open for 2021


From Highway 5 – Exit 62 on the South side of Knoxville, IA. Drive South on Highway 14 for 2.2 Miles. The property entrance is on the West side of the highway.

Property Documents


  • Property ID: MC137
  • Price: $574,950
  • Property Size: 137 Acres
  • Property Type: Farms & Ranches
  • Property Status: For Sale, Reduced Price
  • Address: IA-14 Knoxville, IA 50138
  • County: Marion County
  • State: Iowa
  • Zip Code: 50138