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For $1.5 million, you can live in this modern home South of Grand

Editor's note: This article ran on Sunday, Nov. 5, with the wrong photos. The photos for this home are updated in this article.

Homes like this are a rare find in Des Moines, with the combination of elegant and modern design, updated mechanicals top to bottom and beautiful amenities all in a highly sought after location in a private natural setting.

The custom-designed gem of a house is a marvel of modern lines and thoughtful, high-end details. The kitchen was brand new in 2018 with gorgeous cabinets built especially for the space, quartz countertops and a 17-foot island. The kitchen also features refinished oak flooring, Dacor stainless steel appliances, a wine and beverage refrigerator, two pantries and much more.

Enjoy open living room spaces as well as a spacious office.

Elegance and modern design come together at this South of Grand home.
Elegance and modern design come together at this South of Grand home.

Upstairs, you’ll find three bedrooms, including a primary ensuite with two large walk-in closets, a soaking tub and steam shower. A second-floor laundry is both convenient and elegant. The lower level includes a finished family room and additional bedroom.

The primary ensuite features two large walk-in closets, a soaking tub and steam shower.
The primary ensuite features two large walk-in closets, a soaking tub and steam shower.

The home is located on a cul-de-sac and backs to Greenwood Park, offering both natural  scenery and privacy.

This custom-designed gem of a house South of Grand offers modern and elegant touches for $1.5 million.
This custom-designed gem of a house South of Grand offers modern and elegant touches for $1.5 million.

Entertain with ease on the huge custom concrete patio and tiered deck with high-performance decking just off the kitchen. A new rubber membrane roof was installed in 2020 and all new HVAC in 2018. The heated three-car garage features new garage doors.

This home South of Grand is located on a cul-de-sac and backs to Greenwood Park, offering both natural  scenery and privacy.
This home South of Grand is located on a cul-de-sac and backs to Greenwood Park, offering both natural scenery and privacy.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this sleek, modern home South of Grand in person. The property is listed at $1.5 million by Martha Miller Johnson of RE/MAX Concepts. Contact Miller Johnson at 515-480-1583 to schedule a private showing.

More on this house

This home South of Grand is located on a cul-de-sac and backs to Greenwood Park, offering both natural  scenery and privacy.
This home South of Grand is located on a cul-de-sac and backs to Greenwood Park, offering both natural scenery and privacy.

Where: 217 49th St., Des Moines

Asking price: $1.5 million

Year built: 1991

Square footage: 3,672 square feet

Paula Reece is a freelance writer for the Des Moines Register.

This article originally appeared on Des Moines Register: A $1.5 million home South of Grand features modern touches

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