May 10, 2024 - Real Estate

Hot home: A historic Drake property

The front of a house with landscaping, bushes and trees

The front of 1033 26th Street, Des Moines. Photo: Courtesy of RE/MAX Precision

1033 26th Street, Des Moines, $500,000

Live in your own piece of history within walking distance of Drake University, local shops and restaurants.

Driving the news: Built in 1900, this 2,800-square-foot house was home to F.M. Park, a prominent church leader in Des Moines. It was later converted into apartments, and then a bed and breakfast in 2007.

  • Specs: Four beds, four baths, 2,848 square feet
  • Features: A 250-square-foot front porch, two living rooms, a professionally landscaped yard and EV charging station.
  • Realtor: Jean O'Neill, RE/MAX Precision

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A living room with two couches, a tv and several large windows
One of the living rooms. Photo: Courtesy of RE/MAX Precision
A kitchen with green/gray cabinets and a little table
The kitchen. Photo: Courtesy of RE/MAX Precision

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