With most luxury homes, you can’t have it all – stunning custom finishes, elegant layouts, and innovative utilities that respect the environment. But Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is offering eco-friendly homes for sale with state-of-the-art designs, beautiful architecture, and extravagant amenities.
Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Johnathon De Young offers the first environmentally friendly home located at 5335 N Invergordon Road in Paradise Valley for $16,950,000. This 25,851-square-foot-property features two 25-ton commercial chiller units, thermostats which allow independent control of each room, and a computer-controlled irrigation and LED lighting system which automatically adjusts to conserve water and energy. Additionally, three-phase power is used to operate all mechanical and pool equipment, and all elevators.
“This home combines unparalleled beauty and luxury with respect and esteem for the environment in a way that is seamless and elegant,” said De Young
The second estate is located at 10989 E Tusayan Trail in Scottsdale, and is listed by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Lisa Lucky for $2,149,000. With rooftop soil and living gardens, solar panels, and green technology, this 5,000-square-foot home is rich with eco-friendly materials. The home is constructed of solid concrete, steel, stone, and glass for maximum thermal energy. Roof openings and transom windows allow for maximum ventilation, recirculation piping carries both hot and cold water, and both interior and exterior spaces utilize the natural mountain breeze. The house features clay walls, tankless water heaters, waterfalls for added cooling, and received one of the highest eco-ratings awarded.
“I love how this home so effortlessly combines sustainability with beauty with all of its green technology and eco-friendly features,” Lucky said. “It’s so exciting to see the stunning final result.”
The next featured home, 5000 E Via Estancia Miraval 8 in Tucson, is listed by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Christina Tierney for $2,195,000. This 2,729-square-foot oasis is part of the community at The Villas at Miraval Resort, offering the unique opportunity to live at a destination spa. With many green features, this property has achieved LEED Silver certification. Featuring architecture by Mithun of Seattle and interiors by Clodagh of New York, the home blends in seamlessly with the surrounding desert.
“This desert oasis that includes a variety of sustainable features is situated in an incredible setting at Miraval Resort,” Tierney said. “The green design perfectly complements the wellness lifestyle that awaits you in this unique setting.”
Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Cionne McCarthy offers the final two featured eco-friendly homes. Her first listing, located at 6121 E. Orchid Lane in Paradise Valley, is 9,830 square feet and is listed at $7,200,000. Built by MRA Custom Homes, a developer dedicated to creating sustainable homes, this stunning home features countless state-of-the-art green products that conserve energy and reduce its carbon emission. It includes block construction, internal and external blown-in insulation, a solar photovoltaic grid-tide electrical system, roof-mounted solar water heaters, low-flow lavatories, an on-site well for irrigation, and flooring systems constructed of natural stone.
McCarthy’s second eco-friendly listing is located at 8345 N. Morning Glory Road in Paradise Valley and is listed for $6,995,000. This 9,858-square-foot home is also constructed by MRA Custom Homes and includes green features such as mud-set natural clay roof tiles, a tech shield radiant barrier, high performance glazing in windows and doors, occupancy sensors for light fixtures, roof-mounted solar heaters and an on-site well, just to name a few.
“These are some of the most innovative homes on the market right now,” McCarthy said. “There’s a real commitment towards energy conservation and sustainability with every design and utility, which is the future of home design.”