Timbered Building Site near Des Moines

  • $294,950
  • 12 Acres
Dallas County, Iowa
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Timbered Building Site near Des Moines

Dallas County, Iowa
  • $294,950
  • 12 Acres


If you’ve been searching for a secluded piece of timbered property to build your future dream home or weekend getaway near the city, look no further.

This place has loads of character, with huge rolling hills and gorgeous Mature Oak trees, all situated off of a gated private road.  The thick timber surrounding the property provides excellent habitat for a diversity of wildlife.  Deer and turkey area abundant throughout the property, providing plenty of recreational opportunities right out the back door of your future home or cabin.  In addition, hiking the hills, or riding ATVs or horses are all possibilities on this unique tract.  Also, the property is conveniently located only 1 mile from the Raccoon River access, which provides opportunities for kayaking, fishing, and swimming.  Another nice bonus is that the property is enrolled in Forest Reserve, which preserves the timber and also has the added bonus of removing tax liability on those acres. 

Located just outside of the town of Adel, this property is conveniently situated on Post Hill Road, just off of paved R Avenue, near Interstate 80.  Commuting to this location would be very convenient, whether from work or just for a weekend getaway.

Don’t miss your opportunity to see this beautiful piece of property.  The Bursch Subdivision was created several decades ago, and the family that subdivided the land still owns two tracts.  Until today, this property has not been available to the public.

This parcel is 12.15 m/l acres, located on the West side of Post Hill Rd.  Adjacent to this tract is an additional 16.8 m/l acres that is also available, should you want to expand the potential for the property and maintain even more privacy.

This is truly a blank canvas in which you can make into your own private getaway.  For your private tour of the property, contact land broker Chuck Johnson at (515) 993 – 7979.


Property Features

  • 12.15 m/l acres
  • Private. Gated Access
  • Gorgeous Mature Oaks Throughout
  • Beautiful Rolling Hills
  • Wildlife throughout property
  • Deer sign
  • Close proximity to Raccoon River Access
  • Lot 3 of Bursch Subdivision
  • Zoned Residential
  • Located on Post Hill Rd, Off Paved R Ave.
  • Easy commute to Des Moines
  • Xenia Rural Water and Mid-American Electric at Road
  • Annual Taxes: $0 – Property is in Forest Reserve
  • Road maintenance shared by parcel owners
  • Adel Address
  • Van Meter School District



  • From Des Moines, travel West on I-80 to R Ave in Dallas County.
  • Take exit 113 from I-80 W.
  • Turn North (right) onto R Avenue.
  • Continue on R Avenue for 1.6 miles to Post Hill Rd.
  • Turn East (right) onto Post Hill Rd.
  • Property is on North (left) side of road, after passing the private access gate.
  • Look for Property signs



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