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Estancia estate features panoramic city and mountain views

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Real Estate Advisors Jay Pennypacker, Debbie Negrin, and Will Foote were the buyers’ agents in the $7.5 million sale of the luxury home in North Scottsdale’s prestigious Estancia area.

The sale of this contemporary gem closed 4 days after the Scottsdale property was listed. The home is nestled in the premier area with expansive, panoramic city views as well as views of Pinnacle Peak, Flatiron Mountain and the Estancia golf course.

This Estancia home sold quickly thanks to the property’s dramatic modern architecture, stunning views and luxury amenities along with its premier Scottsdale location

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The Scottsdale property has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and features a stunning pool and spa and has unique design features. The pool and spa wrap around the patio and house with the pool designed right up the windows. The home features disappearing electric glass sliding doors that open to the patio. Skylights are throughout the home. 

There are no steps in the house which also has interior and exterior retractable sunshades as well as blackout shades in all the bedrooms. There are also heated radiant floors in the master bath, an exercise room and climate-controlled wine storage.

Architecture, Golf, Real Estate, Residential, Residential Architecture, Residential Real Estate

Significant Sale ~ Allan MacDonald $2,325,000

Luxury real estate expert Allan MacDonald presented exclusive representation for a $2,325,000 DC Ranch Country Club home.

The use of authentic European antiquities created a masterpiece with building materials include antique clay roof tiles, imported 400 year old beams, limestone fireplace and fountains, antique doors, DC Ranch field stone, Italian plaster walls and zinc countertops. . This one of a kind home was the prototype for the Silverleaf Clubhouse. The home exudes European charm in every room and is a certified green house by the City of Scottsdale.

Architecture, Business, Real Estate

Notable Listing ~ Highest Priced Home at Desert Mountain

The Arizona Leader in Luxury Real Estate Features Top of the Line Residence with Timeless Design and Build

Inspired by an unlimited budget and a blank canvas, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty provides an opportunity for a one-of-a-kind buyer to own one of the finest properties in the Western United States, with architectural craft that has created a timeless and contemporary residence.

The jaw-dropping home, located at 9625 E AW Tillinghast Road in Scottsdale, is listed for $12,500,000, making it the highest priced residence on the market in Desert Mountain.

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Luxury Agents Jay Pennypacker and Frank Aazami present the six bedroom, eight bath home, which sits on 16 acres on the promontory of a mountain, providing both privacy and luxury.

Designed with details such as Hope Steel doors, limestone flooring and custom copper details and trims around every window, doorway and wall, this lavish residence makes a statement to architecture around the country with its structure consisting of only of masonry, concrete and steel.

No details go unnoticed here, even the pioneering roof being decorated with “folded plates” of copper, adding even more rich texture.

“There were no short cuts taken on this home to save a buck,” said Ron Brissette, architect of the property. “The main focus was creating something wonderful.”

The main residence hosts an extravagant master suite, as well as several living and entertaining areas, making this the perfect place for not only privacy but also for hosting guests, something any owner of this detail-oriented home would want to do.

In addition, the backyard hosts an array of water features, including two pools. One of the pools, the lap pool, made of black granite, features vanishing, negative edges on all sides, looking out over the vast desert scenery.

“This property was designed to take advantage of the incredible scenery,” Pennypacker said. “The great room has practically a 360 degree view of the unobstructed surroundings.”

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

Significant Sale ~ Kathy Reed and Mike Doyle Sell $4.45M Home

Luxury real estate experts Kathy Reed and Mike Doyle of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Desert Mountain office sell custom contemporary home for $4,450,000.

The 5-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom sits high over the 2nd fairway of the Chiricahua golf course at the Desert Mountain Club. The modern home offers endless views of the Valley of the Sun with brilliant sunsets & city lights. The Italian telescoping glass doors allow the user to experience the great indoor-outdoor living. There outstanding finishes throughout such as Italian Limestone & wide planked Alder Hardwood floors set against the exquisite Venetian Plastered walls create a sense of the perfect epicurean haven. Other features include: fully integrated authentic Chateau model La Cornue Dual electric & gas range, Miele appliances, Sub-Zero fridge set with combination of marble, stainless and Ceasarstone counter tops, wine cellar, elevator, 5 fireplaces, Arizona room, pool & spa.

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

Significant Sale ~ Jay Pennypacker, Will Foote, Debbie Negrin and Mike Holder Sell $2,900,000 Scottsdale Estate

Luxury real estate experts Jay Pennypacker, Will Foote, Debbie Negrin and Mike Holder of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Pinnacle Peak office sell Desert Mountain home for $2,900,000.

The 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home is an architectural statement in the form of a curvilinear design that maximizes the indoor-outdoor living experience and offers panoramic sunset and city light views. One-of-a-kind Fleetwood motorized door system completely retracts into the wall creating a 36′ seamless flow from the Great Room to the outdoors. Details and materials include an extensive use of glass, steel, copper, black basalt and aggregate stucco textures on the exterior and interior, supplemented with limestone, granite and wood inside. The ideal floor plan with kitchen, dining and great rooms connected as one space. The master suite is split from the guest bedrooms and there are zero interior steps. The focal point of the outdoors is the heated pool and spa which frame a unique fire & water feature. This property is the epitome of timeless elegance harmonizing with the desert environment in a unique form of complete functionality.

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

Significant Sale ~ Debbie Sinagoga Closes $6.1M in Silverleaf

Luxury real estate expert Debbie Sinagoga at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty sold a $6.1 million home in Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community this past month.

The 11,682-square-foot contemporary Spanish colonial mansion located at 10340 E. Mountain Spring Road in Scottsdale was Sinagoga’s second sale over $6 million in the past 8 months.

Located on the 3rd hole fairway and 11th tee box on the Silverleaf golf course, the home was built in 2015.  The 7 bedroom and 10 bathroom home was the result of an award-winning collaboration between builder RS Homes and Mooney Design Group, who designed it. The elegant interiors and furnishings were orchestrated by Est Est.

“The seller designed the home around the needs of their family, that included three young children who play several sports and are very active,” said Sinagoga.  “A home like this with an exceptional lot, magnificent views and this much privacy is hard to find, even in Silverleaf,” said Listing Agent Debbie Sinagoga, who represented the seller.

The home also features other high-end amenities including a three-bedroom secondary wing with bonus room, library, five-car garage, resort pool & spa, adult lounge with wine room, outdoor kitchen with pizza oven & bar, Crestron System, Lutron lighting system and much more.