• MLS® #: 20174179
  • 1638 Dakota Drive

  • Waterloo, IA 50701
  • $649,900 REDUCED
  • 5 Beds, 4½ Bath, 5927 , 0.52 Acres
  • Residential

This distinctive custom 5,927 sq ft executive home boasts the ultimate retreat for solitude and tranquility. Its resort-style backyard, a masterpiece of unsurpassed privacy and an entertainer's delight, features an expansive patio with serenely cascading water feature, large covered seating space with gas-fired wood-burning fireplace, beautiful landscaping, and stunning sunrises and sunsets. Enjoy the abundantly shaded bi-level upper deck that also features a double-sided gas fireplace and hot tub. This backyard sanctuary backs up to a city-owned green space. Each indoor living space is defined by unique, warm and welcoming features. Fine finishes throughout include soaring 20' ceilings, intricate oak woodwork and exceptionally handcrafted 10" crown molding. Sprawling master suite features a cozy sitting area with gas fireplace, expansive master bath and 9'x17' master closet. Gourmet kitchen, featuring dual-oven with Jenn-Air cooktop and grill, adjoins vibrant hearth room with another of the home's 6 fireplaces. Other wonderful entertaining spaces include the 9' ceilinged massive lower level family room, billiard room, and well-appointed 18' L-shaped bar with full refrigerator, dishwasher, large sink and loads of cupboards. Blackout shades provide perfect theater-style movie viewing anytime of the day. Just a door away is a delightfully animated child's playroom that can easily be transformed into a teen hangout or adult craftroom. A professionallydesigned exercise room boasting a wall of mirrors with garden view makes those early-morning workouts a pleasant start to each day. All of this plus 5 sizeable bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, formal living and dining rooms, cherrypaneled den/study, charming loft library, large first floor laundry/mud room, solid core doors, 3 furnaces and air conditioning units for zoned heating and cooling, in-ground sprinkler system, plus heated triple garage with dual floor drains and water access. This one-of-a-kind Cedar Valley home is a must see for the discerning buyer!

Essential Information

  • MLS® #20174179
  • Price$649,900
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms4.50
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,927
  • Acres0.52
  • Year Built1993
  • TypeResidential
  • Gross Tax$13,420
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family
  • Style2 Story
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1638 Dakota Drive
  • AreaBlack Hawk
  • CityWaterloo
  • StateIA
  • Zip Code50701


  • # of Garages3+
  • Garages3 Stalls or More


3 or More Stalls, Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener


  • HeatingForced Air, Gas, Zoned/Dual
  • FireplaceYes

Interior Features

Ceiling-Cathedral, Ceiling Fan(s), Ceiling Fan/Light, Crown Molding, Countertops-Solid Surface, Paneled Doors, Track Lighting, Volume Entry, Wet Bar


Alarm-Smoke/Fire, Garbage Disposal, Intercom, Microwave Built In, Sump Pump, Vent Fan, Water Heater-Gas, Water Softener (Owned), Built-In Oven, Cook Top Range, Dishwasher, Double Oven


Ceiling Fan, Central Air, Zoned/Dual


Multiple, Fireplace Double Sided, Gas, In Family Room Down, In Living Room, In Master Bedroom


  • ExteriorVinyl, Brick Front
  • RoofAsphalt, Shingle

Exterior Features

Balcony/Loft, Curbs/Sidewalks, Deck, Deck-Multi-Level, Irrigation System, Landscaping, Outdoor Kitchen, Patio, Patio-Covered

School Information

  • ElementaryOrange Elementary
  • MiddleHoover Intermediate
  • HighWest High

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJuly 26th, 2017
  • Days on Market274
  • ZoningR-1


  • Agent: Dave Vandeventer
  • Office: Oakridge Realtors
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Listing information last updated on April 26th, 2018 at 1:37pm CDT.