• MLS® #: 20193647
  • 12828 Timber Avenue

  • Cresco, IA 52136
  • $120,000
  • 3 Beds, 1½ Bath, 1416 , 7.00 Acres
  • Residential

Hobby Farm with lots and lots of cute outbuildings, traditional BIG RED BARN with haymow. 7 m/l acres ( to be surveyed ) of windbreak and meadows area. A building for about any kind of domestic animal you can think of or 4-H, FFA project the family is interested in trying. Many of the buildings tucked around the windbreak are facing SOUTH, passive solar theme W/ ample wintertime lighting put into the designs created generations ago. Craftsman features of the 1920's on main level like the built-in hutch between the kitchen and formal dining area. dining area separated from the living room by colonnades that have a built-in desk one side and display cabinet on the other. 5 Panel doors throughout both floors, Millwork has NOT BEEN Painted over ! Enclosed formal front porch. Wood floors both levels. 2 Bedrooms upstairs- one with access out to a 7 X 9 balcony, bedrooms have a pair of closets 12 X 4 in master, 11 X 4 pair of closets over the dormer areas of second BD upstairs and a bonus room 12 x 5 upstairs with potential as an upstairs bathroom. Laundry area on main within the full bath off the kitchen area. High Eff. LP gas furnace recently installed along with an electric water heater. Home has central AC. Most of the soil is a FLOYD Loam, with some Bassett Loam, Saude Loam, or Clyde silty clay Loam--- So soils are suitable for wide range of specialty garden crops or for sustaining animals on a rotational pasture. Secluded yet having a short lane entry off of Timber Ave. (we do have 4 seasons in Iowa) and just a few miles to the South is Co. Rd. A-46 running East /West to State highways. Home has a concrete structure under mudroom / rear entry that was once used to hold water from the well and this cistern has a cast iron access lid under the trap door built into the flooring. No known report available on current condition of the cistern within basement foundation.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #20193647
  • Price$120,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms1.50
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage1,416
  • Acres7.00
  • Year Built1925
  • TypeResidential
  • Gross Tax$1,400
  • Sub-TypeAcreage
  • Style1-1/2 Story
  • StatusPending

Community Information

  • Address12828 Timber Avenue
  • AreaHoward
  • CityCresco
  • StateIA
  • Zip Code52136


  • # of Garages1
  • Garages1 Stall


3 or More Stalls, Detached Garage, Oversized Garage, Workshop/Garage


  • Interior FeaturesPaneled Doors, Hardwood Floors
  • HeatingForced Air, Propane Leased
  • CoolingCeiling Fan, Central Air
  • FireplacesNone
  • StoriesCountry Rustic


Microwave Built In, Water Heater-Electric


  • ExteriorWood Lap
  • Lot DescriptionSecluded, Wooded Area
  • RoofShingle

Exterior Features

Balcony/Loft, Barn, Fenced Yard, Garden Area, Hunting on or Near, Outbuildings, Porch-Enclosed, School Bus Service, Storage Shed

School Information

  • ElementaryHoward Winneshiek
  • MiddleHoward Winneshiek
  • HighHoward Winneshiek

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJuly 12th, 2019
  • Days on Market6
  • ZoningA-1


  • Agent: William Stoen
  • Office: Cedar Valley Iowa Realty - Decorah
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Listing information last updated on August 25th, 2019 at 7:38pm CDT.