Potential Building Site with Pond on Paved Rd

  • $84,950
  • 8 Acres
Decatur County, Iowa
For Sale South Central Iowa

Potential Building Site with Pond on Paved Rd

Decatur County, Iowa
  • $84,950
  • 8 Acres


This gorgeous 8 m/l acre property features a beautiful pond surrounded by lush alfalfa, all situated just off Paved County Rd J20.

This potential building site offers the freedom to live the country lifestyle, with no restrictions or covenants.  Approximately 4.5 acres of the farm is in Alfalfa, which pays $160 per planted acre for 2024.  Going forward, this would make for excellent pasture for a couple horses, 4H cows, or other livestock.  The East side is already fenced, as is the perimeter of the pond. 

The hilltop location offers great views for a potential home or cabin, and the easy access to I-35 makes travel to the city very convenient.

Whether you’re looking for an ideal future building site, or just a smaller investment hobby farm, this unique tract in Decatur County offers a multitude of possibilities.

Property Features:

  • 8.0 m/l acres, subject to survey
  • Pond, fully fenced
  • Abundant wildlife
  • Approximately 4.4 acres of Alfalfa, rented at $160/ac
  • Estimated Annual Cash Rent: $700
  • Land is Leased for 2024
  • Exact FSA acres subject to USDA reconstitution
  • Easy Access to I-35, Paved Frontage on J20
  • Short drive from Des Moines
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $110
  • Additional Acres Available
  • Property partially lies in Parcel #: 0602100002 (West) & 0602100007 (East)


From Des Moines, head South on I-35 past Van Wert.

Take Exit 18 onto J20.  Head East on J20 for approximately 1/2 mile.

Property is on South Side of J20, just East of 20005 Co Hwy J20



002 County Hwy J20, Leon, Iowa 50144



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