Timber & Recreational Property


Dorothy Ellerbach Revocable Trust 

53+-  m/l Acres Timber & Recreational Property 

Dubuque County, Iowa

Holy Cross, Iowa  52053


This 53+- acre tract of timber / recreational property is located 1.5 miles south of Holy Cross, Iowa in north central Dubuque County.  The property has direct access off of hard surfaced Holy Cross Rd.  (Y13) via a 30′ wide easement   The property  is being split from a larger farm parcel being sold by the Ellerbach Trust.  Dubuque is approximately 21 miles east, while Cedar Rapids is  72 +-miles southwest.  Waterloo is roughly 79 miles west.

The scenic, wooded property consists of a long valley approximately 3,200 in length, containing several cold water springs,  with the stream winding through the property to the SE.  The Middle Fork Little Maquoketa River originates on this property and extends 2+- miles south to Bankston Park where trout is routinely stocked.  Fairly steep wooded limestone bluffs line both sides of the long spring fed valley.

The property contains moderate to heavy stands of timber which has not been pastured in many years.  As a result,  there is thick dense cover in most areas, creating excellent habitat for a wide variety of wildlife.  Whitetail deer, turkey, rabbits, squirrels, coyote, songbirds and other wildlife are abundant and thrive on the property.   Watercress grows in the spring fed areas of the stream in the springtime.

Woodland Forestry LLC inspected the property earlier this year describing the extent of the harvestable and growing trees.   Several old logging roads exist throughout the property.   The timber is reported to have been last logged in 1984.    Final acres will be determined by survey.

There is a 30′ wide easement access to the property from Holy Cross Rd.   The easement is approximately 500′ in length.

Plat, aerial & topography maps can be found in the attached PDF file.


  • Sellers –     Dorothy Ellerbach Revocable Living Trust       

  • Address –      0 Holy Cross, Rd., Holy Cross, Iowa  52053      1.5 miles south of Holy Cross, Iowa  52053

  • Legal Description –      Pt. N1/2 Section 29, T90N R1W of the 5th P.M.  Concord Twsp., Dubuque County, Iowa                                                                         

  •  Full legal description as per Abstract. 

  • Total  Acres –   53 m/l        Final Acres determined by survey.       

  • Wooded Acres  –   53 m/l
  • Cropland Acres –   0        

  • Zoning –   A1     Agricultural 

  • Property Taxes – $476      Taxes are estimated per pending split      

  • Terms –      10% down upon acceptance of offer and balance due in cash at closing.   See attached Terms of Sale 

  • Possession & Closing Date –   As soon as the survey work has been completed or on or before December 15, 2021. 

  • Please call the listing Broker, Gary Wegmann, with questions or for more information at 563-923-7107 or (cell)  563-590-2425

  • List Price –    53 m/l Acres     $3,950/acre     $209,350


Wegmann Real Estate 

“We Bring People & Places Together”

Gary J. Wegmann     Broker / Owner   

Certified General Real Property Appraiser in the State  of Iowa 

Tel.  563-923-7107    Cell.  563-590-2425



All information collected is from sources deemed reliable, however cannot be guaranteed by Wegmann Real Estate. 

All acres are considered more or less unless otherwise stated. 

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