Jun 07, 2023

This $1.8 million home offers heated pool, stocked pond in Elkhart

Own a slice of privacy in the country and still have access to Des Moines in this five-bedroom, six-bathroom home in Elkhart. The walkout ranch sits on three acres that backs to a shared, stocked pond landscaped with boulders.

Inside the 3,057-square-foot home, find heated floors on both the main and lower levels. A smart home system protects the house. Throughout, find alderwood woodwork and eight-foot doors.

The large kitchen includes a butler's pantry as well as a built-in cooktop and oven. The home features four fireplaces.

Head to the lower level to discover an oversized rec room, bar and family room.

You can walk out to a new saltwater, 9-foot pool that heated and cooled. In 2020, the owners added an auto cover, a hot tub in 2022, and two new geothermal units in 2019.

The home also includes a 1,362-square-foot, three-plus car attached garage that is heated and cooled. An additional four-plus car detached garage at 2,500 square feet matches the Tuscan-style home and includes smart home integration, a floor drain, golf simulator, finished floor and car lift.

The house at 11959 N.E. 64th St. in Elkhart is on the market for $1,749,000. To set up a showing of this home, contact Julie Downing at Spire Real Estate at 515-681-5378.

Susan Stapleton is the entertainment editor and dining reporter at The Des Moines Register. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or drop her a line at [email protected].

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