A rare and highly sought after opportunity in Madison County, Iowa – 49.62 surveyed acres m/l located immediately off the pavement and within a short commute to the Des Moines Metro. The property is located in Section 27 of Union Township, just east of Winterset, Iowa along State Highway 92. With easy access to Interstate 80 to the north and Interstate 35 to the east, this property offers multiple locations to build that are suitable for nearly all home types within the Winterset Community School District or a weekend getaway. The reclaimed gravel pit site offers a private driveway entrance on the east side of the property with scenic views of Madison County. Part of the eastern driveway is located on the adjoining landowner's property, but includes access to reach the northeastern portion of the property. The newer six-strand, barbed-wire, exterior fences with alternating wooden and two steel posts surround the property on the north and east sides of the property. The actual northern property boundary is south of the new fence line. There are two beautiful ponds located on the northern part of the property. The water level varies throughout the year, but the average surface area for the two ponds are just over 7 1/2 acres and 1/2 acre. Based on the topography in the southeastern corner of the property, there may be a possibility of another water feature with adequate rains in the future. Existing ponds have been stocked with game fish including bass, bluegill, crappie, and walleye. Other uses on these ponds include kayaks, canoes, and smaller fishing boats that may provide many hours of outdoor recreational opportunities. Improvements include electric, rural water, and internet services located at the road. MidAmerican Energy has power lines on the south side of State Highway 92. Warren Rural Water District services this area with a rural water line located on the south side of State Highway 92. There is an existing water pit through Xenia Rural Water located just west of the eastern driveway entrance. There are no covenants on this land and the location is outside of the city limits so the uses shouldn’t be as restricted. Be sure to check out the additional property offerings - West Tract of 22.64 surveyed acres (Listing #15911) or Entire Tract Offering of 72.26 surveyed acres (Listing #15910).