Single Family Home for sale by owner in Avoca, IA 51521. Beautiful historic brick house located in the quaint city of Avoca, IA just 35 minutes East of Omaha and 90 minutes West of Des Moines. This home has many unique features including two spiral staircases. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Renovated in 2000 and has all new electric wiring and plumbing. Brand new Lifetime Roof installed along with all new seamless gutters in 2010. Sits on a corner lot and is acr... See site for full property details.