General Information

Relaxed, Northeast Iowa Living

Nestled on a beautiful hilltop south of Elkader, IA, scenic Clayton County, Iowa, Emerald Valley Estates is the site of an beautiful 15-acre lake & fishery!

Well: 6 homes to share each well and 1/6 of the cost.
Lot Sizes: 40,000 sq. ft.  –  1 – 2 acre lots.


  1. Road:  2-lane blacktop road to the pond and reconstituted blacktop to the lots.
  2. Electrical service from Allamakee-Clayton CountyREC to the lot line
  3. Phone service line provided to the lot line
  4. water from shared well provided to the lot line
  5. L.P. Gas provided by homeowner
  • Future – fiber optic telecommunications services from Alpine Communications with access to high-speed Internet and data connections.

Home Requirements:

  • Minimum 1500 sq ft. home soon to be reduce to 1200 sq. ft.
  • 15% must be brick or stone
  • must meet private covenant to protect home owners’ and developer’s land values

Lot owners enjoy full use of Emerald Valley’s lake and common areas!