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Significant Sale ~ $2,400,000 by David Newman

Luxury real estate David Newman sells Southwest style Spanish Hacienda home in Paradise Valley for $2,400,000.

The 4-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home is nestled on 2+ acres in the native landscape. This stylish home was a collaboration between the owner and architect Daniel Eastburn with entertaining and outdoor living in mind. The exterior of this home features classic earth-toned, extra-thick stucco walls with softly rounded corners, flat roof with canales draining rain water through the parapet walls, and flagstone patios covered with wood beamed ceiling supported by wooden columns. The orientation offers passive solar warmth as abundant southern windows capture the low winter sun for natural heating. Both outside and inside, the simplicity of warm natural materials create an earthy, informal setting for gathering.

Additional features include a large office, workout room, sport court, pool and hot tub and the living area sports a grand wood burning fireplace with generous use of wood in the raised beamed tongue and groove ceilings that contrasts pleasantly with the smooth tile floors and earth-toned walls.

Architecture, Business, Real Estate, Residential Architecture, Residential Real Estate, Russ Lyon

Significant Sale ~ $2,400,000 by Frank Aazami

Luxury real estate expert Frank Aazami of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Camelback Tower office represented the buyer for $2,400,000 Scottsdale estate, Shiloh.

Aptly named for its peace and tranquility, Shiloh is a 5-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom estate on nearly 8 acres designed by world-renowned Bill Tull, boasting warm interiors with Arizona-authentic finishes, including hand-plastered walls, latilla and wood beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, walls of windows, and 10 hand-crafted fireplaces. The separate guest home is built with the same distinct palette and finishes as the main home. Enjoy the desert scenery from the private walking paths, covered veranda, secret garden full of fruit trees, or from the large pool complete with an outdoor kitchen, covered ramada, and cozy bancos.

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Significant Sale ~ $3,200,000 by Allan MacDonald

Luxury real estate expert Allan MacDonald of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty DC Ranch office sells custom home uniquely situated on the 17th fairway of the DC Ranch Country Club for $3,200,000.

This 5-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom home captures sweeping views of the McDowell Mountains, serene golf course and cascading city lights. Built by Fisher Homes and remodeled by Eric Linthicum in 2015, this sophisticated prairie ranch offers a well-planned design with desirable four car garage and regal interiors throughout.

Striking Brazilian wood flooring, temperature controlled glass wine wall, impressive grand stone fireplace walls, five wood burning/gas fireplaces and timeless Venetian plaster set the stage of this chic artistic home. Luxurious kitchen with oversized marble top island and substantial butler pantry/prep/utility room. Resort style master suite includes alluring marble finishes; a Margaux burnished silver cast iron tub and hardware from Waterworks, and “her” stunning private wardrobe room and water closet.

Spacious 800 SF detached three-room guest casita comfortably welcomes guests. Private outdoor living features ample covered patios, negative edge pool and spa, putting green, BBQ and secret garden with gorgeous lily pad koi pond.

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Retreat from the Arizona Heat

Coolest and Most Luxurious Pools by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Cool down and bask in luxurious outdoor accommodations this summer as Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty presents the most fantastic pools for sale.

Picturesque and top notch, the limits are endless when it comes to the layouts of these uniquely designed backyard oasis. Like the Sotheby’s name, These five magnificent homes exude luxury and boast extravagant, oasis-like pools and astounding backyard amenities – perfect accommodations for your next Summer Soiree.

Tracy Fitzgerald offers the first outdoor oasis at $6,200,000. Offered as a private exclusive off-market listing, this 8,459-square-foot-property comes furnished and is located near the elegant Paradise Valley Country Club. Designed by Architect Mark Candelaria, the home is a masterpiece of design and impeccable craftsmanship and includes incredible views of sweeping mountains wrapped around a tranquil outdoor retreat with a custom tiled pool and spa, 22-foot BBQ bar, fireplace and fire pit.

The second estate is located at 7170 N 69th Place in Paradise Valley and listed by Thomas O’Leary for $5,500,000. Designed by architect Ed Chavez, this 10,000 square foot spectacular buy allows one to experience the best indoor and outdoor living Paradise Valley can offer.

With an outstanding resort style pool showcasing water and gas feature, will have you feeling as if you were on vacation on a tropical island in St. Barts. The estate features disappearing glass walls and unparalleled features including an executive office with adjoining club room, and a grand family theater off of the great room and kitchen. Beautifully appointed the 1,200-square-foot guest house comes with its own two car garage, master bath, walk in closet and guest laundry with room.

“This home offers elegance inside and out. You are in your own private resort with lush lawns, child’s play area, huge outdoor kitchen, generous covered patio, full sports court, pool and spa with water features and fountains,” said O’Leary.

The third glorious featured property is nestled in North Scottsdale enclave of Troon. The one of a kind 5,000-square-foot residence is selling for $2,295,000 and is listed by Lisa Lucky which is located at 10989 E Tusayan Trail, Scottsdale.

This exquisite pool is eye catching with its unique and exclusive design. The ingenuity and modern layout of the pool will have one in awe of the detail put into it this soothing bay of water.  The pool leads into a tranquil waterway that traverses the backyard providing a calming effect for all to enjoy the spectacular Valley views.

“It is really something of amazement,” said Lisa Lucky. “Interwoven in the exterior spaces are walkways and staircases surrounded by foliage, steel and rebar, exterior patios and view areas, pergolas and cabanas, and a canal-like waterway that feeds the pool with cantilevered negative edge water feature, spa, and rope swing.”

The fourth luxurious and lavish pool is sited at 23035 N. Church Road in Scottsdale and is listed for $7,999,000 by Frank Aazami. Its massive pool has a dazzling rock waterfall and slide flowing into the refreshing water of this pool in Scottsdale. Exquisitely appointed with light fixtures, vanities, mirrors, to-wine room, game room, library with floor-to-ceiling bookcases, custom office, an unbelievable like commercial 40-seat theater room with stage area, sound boardroom, soda station and wet bar viewing area! Along with this inviting pool, the property includes other features that are to die for, such as Gym facilities, Sport Court, Putting Green, Olympic Pool. There is no detail overlooked in this over 8 acre one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

The last, but certainly not least extravagant pool can be found at 5757 E Camelback Road in Phoenix and is listed for $2,395,000 by Susan Harris and Jim Bruske. The residence has fully retractable glass doors in both the front and rear of the home that enhance the Arizona lifestyle. The fabulous private backyard features truly resort-like spaces including a magnificent pool with cascading waterfalls, swim-up bar, raised heated spa, water and fire features, roof top deck, conversation area with fire pit, outdoor kitchen, shower, and grassy area all affording incredible Camelback Mountain views. With 6,538 square feet, this iconic residence is nothing short of breath taking with its glamorous backyard layout.

“Iconic. Sophisticated. Striking. Exclusive. This contemporary home is all that and more,” said Bruske.

Architecture, Real Estate, Residential Architecture, Residential Real Estate, Russ Lyon

Significant Sale ~ $3,400,000 by Tricia Cormie and Allise Cohen

Luxury real estate experts Tricia Cormie, who represented the seller, and Allise Cohen, who represented the buyer, of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Camelback Tower office close a Paradise Valley crown jewel for $3,800,000.

Adorned with an entry courtyard, antique water features, and sensational gardens the 1.14 acre grounds are a marvel. The centerpiece of the grounds – a luxuriously large, emerald-cut pool—a liquid sapphire set in the lush, exp25ansive lawn. The 6,257 square foot, 4 en-suite bedrooms —a rich design laden craftsmanship. From the hand-crafted plaster walls and hand-troweled moldings, to the groin vaulted ceilings and intricate limestone carved fireplace, this home is the Nance’s essence of architectural artistry where form and function seamlessly intertwine. Relax in the domed, boveda-brick breakfast room, or host an entertaining barbeque on the expansive gallery-styled patio.

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Significant Sale ~ $3,000,000 by Cionne McCarthy & Mikhail Quijada

Luxury real estate experts Cionne McCarthy and Mikhail Quijada of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Camelback Tower office sell $3,000,000 smart home in Paradise Valley.

Every major and minor detail was analyzed and executed to complete perfection in this Italian masterpiece by builder Matt Cuomo. A smart home offering complete centralized control of lighting, sound, security, fountains, and the disappearing wall of glass which fully integrates your indoor/outdoor living and entertainment. The imported materials of Italian Catania Stone & European wood flooring, exposed wooden beams, and handcrafted Cantera stone provide a warm & inviting feel that helps make this a home and not just another box. Attached Guest Villa with separate entrance comes fully appointed with living room, kitchen and separate bedroom.

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Significant Sale ~ $6,000,000 by Johnathon De Young

Luxury real estate expert Johnathon De Young of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Camelback Tower office represented the buyer of a $6,000,000 home in Paradise Valley.

Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac on a private 3+ acre lot, this 8,893 SF home provides the ultimate in privacy and views capturing downtown Phoenix and surrounding mountain views from every room. The home features an extravagant master suite with his & her baths, two walk-in closets, exercise room, wet bar, gas fireplace, spectacular city light views, easy access to the pool & spa and four additional en-suite bedrooms. The main kitchen features Bulthaup natural aluminum & glass cabinetry and a 700 bottle wine room while the lower level kitchen is adjacent to the media and game rooms. There is a 2-car upper and 7-car lower garage with heating and cooling, providing an additional 2,800 SF.

Business, General, Real Estate, Residential, Russ Lyon

Sherri Monteith Named Manager of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Southeast Valley Office

Brings 11 Years of Professional Experience as Manager

Monteith brings 13 years of professional experience in her position as branch manager of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s Flagstaff office. She is committed to creating an uplifting, morale-boosting atmosphere in which sales associates are compelled to produce their best work. Monteith strives to ensure their happiness and satisfaction, whether recruiting and training new agents or managing the office’s day-to-day operations.

“We are thrilled to have Sherri lead our Southeast Valley office,” said Todd Gillenwater, CEO of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. “Sherri has shown throughout here career that she brings the leadership skills needed to inspire sales associates to reach the next level.”

The Southeast Valley office is located at 275 E Rivulon Blvd., Suite 409, Gilbert, AZ 85297.

Brad Ryan, who comes to Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty from Century 21, will take over as the manager in the Flagstaff branch.

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Significant Sale ~ $3,800,000 by Michelle Wiegman

Luxury real estate expert Michelle Wiegman of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Pinnacle Peak office sells custom contemporary home for $3,800,000.

Located on the 17th fairway of the exclusive Mirabel Golf Club, this contemporary home boasts breathtaking mountain, city light and sunset views. The kitchen is an entertainer’s dream with Bulthaup custom cabinetry, caesarstone countertops and flows seamlessly into the living room with a dramatic polished Basalt linear fireplace. Luxury sliding pocket door system brings the outdoors in while the spacious covered patio contains a master grill station and overlooks the negative edge heated pool/spa with golf course views.

The 4-bedroom, 6-bathroom home features a second floor observation deck, exercise room, den/study, Zen meditation garden, and a dramatic floating staircase cantilevered from the cast-in-place concrete wall.