‘HOME OF THE MONTH’ – 42296 N Saguaro Forest Drive, Desert Mountain

In the heart of Desert Mountain’s Saguaro forest with it’s stunning valley, mountain and city-lights views, is nestled this luxurious villa-style home, our featured ‘Home of the Month’.

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42296 N SAGUARO FOREST DR 4Beautifully designed, from the dramatic, open-plan great room with it’s beamed ceiling, to the impressive soaring stone fireplace;  hand laid stone and timber accents accentuate the villa’s inviting warmth, while multiple French doors open out onto the spacious covered patios that are designed with ease of entertaining in mind.

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Relax and enjoy the stunning views or swim in the lovingly landscaped negative-edge pool.

 

 

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With just under 3,550 sq ft,  3 en-suite bedrooms, 3.5 baths – and a spacious eat-in kitchen complete with top of the line appliances, this beautiful home is perfect for entertaining with furnishings included and is offered at  $1,650,000.

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To arrange a private tour, please click on this link

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UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THE MAGNIFICENT ‘VILLA PARADISO’ AT BELOW BANK APPRAISAL

Arguably one of the most spectacular properties at Desert Mountain, the Tuscan-styled  ‘Villa Paradiso’ combines the ultimate in indoor-outdoor luxury living.

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Villa Paradiso 6Every inch of this almost 12,000 sq ft home – with its additional 800 sq ft guest cottage – has been exquisitely crafted with meticulous care and attention to detail using top of the line finishes throughout, including hand-crafted stone, French oak and 150 year old beams.

Villa Paradiso 14Simply put, ‘Villa Paradiso’ cannot be replicated at it’s current price, having just been reduced by $5mil to an astonishing $7,388,000.

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Villa Paradiso 15‘Villa Paradiso’ sits on it’s own very private 5 acres of land and enjoys breathtaking forever views of the surrounding mountains, Scottsdale sunsets, the adjacent 3,000 acre nature preserve and distant city lights.

Villa Paradiso 12The tasteful warmth of the interior and the inviting outdoor spa, pool and terraces blend seamlessly to create a home of such incomparable luxury that you may never want to leave.

Villa Paradiso 13And why would you? With it’s very own 16-seat movie theater complete with a Kaleidescape Entertainment system, surround sound and concession stand  serving freshly made popcorn – along with a games room furnished with 5 flat screen TV’s, a pool table, putting green and wet bar; everything you could possibly need for entertaining in style is right here.  And that’s not forgetting the 1,000 bottle wine cellar!

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The kitchen is a dream, complete with everything a chef could desire from wood-burning pizza oven to espresso bar – and is fitted with the most luxurious equipment imaginable.

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The seven-car garage is designed to accommodate a further 5 vehicles and if you don’t feel like driving, how about exploring the 15 miles of award winning hiking/biking trails, or one of the 6 word-class Nicklaus golf courses? An Equity Golf Membership to the Desert Mountain Club is included in the purchase price.

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To arrange a private viewing of this remarkable property, please contact me directly via this link.Villa Paradiso 2

 

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GRAND OPENING PARTY! The Ranch & Tonto Ridge/Apache Skyline Trail at Desert Mountain

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Please join us on Saturday November 22nd from 4-8:30PM for our Grand Opening Party to celebrate The Ranch and Desert Mountain’s new Tonto Ridge/Apache Skyline trail.

Party-goers should plan to register  at the Cochise/Geronimo clubhouse porte-cochere from 3PM onwards, where you’ll  receive a short program of the evening’s events plus your drinks tickets.

Shuttles will transport guests to and from The Ranch.

Drinks will be served from 4PM, followed by dinner. Music will be performed by local band ‘Mogollon’  after 5PM.

The evening’s events will include:

  •  A release of rehabilitated owls, courtesy of Wild at Heart
  • Unveiling of the Founders’ Wall
  •  Dedication of The Ranch in the Kiva presentation facility
  • Experience a Desert Mountain luxury campsite from H2R Expeditions

Cost to attend (includes all food and two drinks tickets):

  • $75 per member and guests
  • $35 for children ages 6-12
  • Children aged 5 and under are admitted free

Prior to the Grand Opening, there will be 2 guided hikes per day on the new trail, starting at 10AM on Monday November 17th, through Friday November 21st, as follows:

  • A 6-mile hike (an estimated three hours) on the Tonto Ridge and Apache Skyline loop. This is a strenuous hike with an elevation gain of 1,600 feet.
  • A shorter hike (approximately 90 minutes) on the Apache Skyline trail; an out-and-back hike with steep grades and an elevation gain of 400 feet. This is a slow, evenly paced hike.

Breakfast and lunch will be available daily at a cost of $20 per hiker (free for Desert Mountain Trail Founders).

Please register online or with Member Services by Wednesday, November 12th.

This will be a fabulous, fun event and we hope you’ll be able to join us!