Top picks among the high-end homes include a floating glass staircase, a self sustainable luxury compound and top chef gourmet kitchen
The Arizona Cardinals are on the clock with the first pick of today’s NFL draft. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has its own first round picks of luxury homes that will impress football fans and every Monday morning quarterback.
The first pick is a spectacular 7,592-square-foot estate in Scottsdale’s Desert Highlands Hillside Villas development. The property was designed by renowned architect Bing Hu and designer David Michael Miller. It offers floor to ceiling windows, awesome 360-degree views of the McDowell Mountains and sits at the base of Pinnacle Peak. The 5-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home at 10040 East Happy Valley Road Unit 1048 in Scottsdale is listed for $6,200,000 by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Susan Coleman King. An adjacent lot is also part of the part the sale upping the estate’s privacy and spectacular views.
Next in the luxury draft is a 5.34-acre, 6,421-square-foot glimmering contemporary in Scottsdale offered by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agents Hugh Reed and Kathy Reed. The 4-bedroom, 4.5-bedroom estate at 39602 North Charles Blair Macdonald Road lists for $3,675,000. It features a dramatic floating glass staircase that leads to an upper-level game room. The exterior has 2 spas, 5 fire features, 3 water features and a family sized pool.
Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Susanne Grogan has a pair of luxurious first round picks including one for the sustainability minded. Both are The Canyons, an exclusive, gated community in Tucson. The 7,080-square-foot estate at 7403 North Secret Canyon Drive is priced at $4,500,000. It offers a fully self-sustainable compound with a private well, solar panels, orchard and vegetable garden. The home also has plenty of luxury with a waterfall and gourmet kitchen with SS appliances and Caesarstone quartz counters.
Grogan is also offering 7518 North Secret Canyon Drive for $3,250,000. The 7,655-square-foot home has 4 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. The property sits on 2 acres with unobstructed mountain views, a home theater and three powder rooms.
For the top chef looking for luxury, the home at 5801 East Donna Lane in Paradise Valley offers two Sub-Zero refrigerators, two sinks, two ovens, a six-burner Wolf range and two Carrara marble islands. The Santa Barbara contemporary is offered by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Lisa Roberts for $2,995,000. This impressive home totals 8,023 square feet, has 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. It also features a wine cellar, wet bar, 600-square-foot guest quarters and a four-car garage.
Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Zoja Pedenko has a picturesque, European hillside villa in Paradise Valley at 5317 East Desert Vista Road. The 6,242-square-foot gated home has everything from a wraparound, negative edge pool and outdoor star gazing deck to Clive Christian cabinets, a steam room and a boulder and olive tree lined entry drive. It is priced at $3,500,000.
The first pick for golfers may be the 5,779-square-foot home at 9697 East Bajada Road in Scottsdale. The luxury property sits on the 5th and 6th fairways in the prestigious Estancia community. It is listed by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Josie Pakula for $4,500,000. The home has a grand courtyard, double negative edge pool and views of Pinnacle Peak.