Category Archives: Desert Mountain Lifestyle

FEATURED PROPERTY & HOMESITE OF THE MONTH ~ FEBRUARY 2017

FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET,  IMPECCABLY MAINTAINED!

Desert Greens 66 ~ 39693  N. 107th Way

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 A favorite floor-plan designed by renowned Architect Bing Hu and built on one of the best lots in Desert Greens, this spacious, elegant contemporary home enjoys uninterrupted golf course, sunset and distant mountain views.

With a gabled roof comes lofty ceilings and the high-level windows stream in lots of natural light. You’ll love the peaceful, clean neutral palette of the 4-bed, 4.5-bath  interior and flowing open floor plan – and the patio enjoys sunshine all winter long. 39693 N. 107th Way is offered at $995,000.


A  TERRIFIC BUILDABLE & WELL-PRICED DESERT MOUNTAIN LOT!

Sunrise 322 ~ 37905 N 97th Place

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A fabulous opportunity to build your dream home in prestigious Desert Mountain, this lot showcases wonderful mountain and city light view corridors.

The generous building envelope allows for design flexibility and the flat terrain minimizes site preparation. Membership is available from the Desert Mountain Club. 37905 N. 97th Place is offered at $125,000.

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For more information or to schedule a private tour, please call –

Cheryl D’Anna (480)-319-3800

Donna LeGate (602)-399-0829

donna.legate@russlyon.comelevating_realestate

FEATURED PROPERTY & HOMESITE OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2017

DESERT MOUNTAIN VIEWS AT THIS PRICE POINT ARE RARE!

Sonoran Ridge 13 ~  10036 E. Old Trail Road

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Thanks to its elevated Sonoran Ridge location, a panorama of distant glittering city lights, mountains, desert, saguaro cacti and sunsets all combine to make this the 3-bed, 3.5-bath home you won’t want to leave – unless of course you feel like taking the 2-minute walk to the newly renovated and world-class Sonoran Clubhouse, Fitness, Tennis Center and Spa. It really doesn’t get much better than this, especially if you’re looking for that perfect ‘lock and leave’ home.

10036 E. Old Trail Road is offered at $849,000

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A PRIVATE, ELEVATED SITE IN A PRESTIGIOUS LOCATION!

Cochise Geronimo 5 ~ 10125 E. Boulder Bend Road

This elevated site of over half an acre provides the ultimate in privacy – a once in a lifetime opportunity, located in the prestigious Cochise Geronimo Village, offering unobstructed views of natural area open space and the 17th Fairway of Geronimo, coupled with distant city lights and mountains.

Within walking distance of the award winning Cochise Geronimo Clubhouse & practice facility, the prime south/southwest exposure feels like a triple lot with all the NAOS in front. There’s a 13,681 SqFt building envelope with only 33 total homesites in the village and Membership is available through the Desert Mountain Club.

10125 E. Boulder Bend Road is offered at $895,000

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For more information or to schedule a private tour, please call –

Cheryl D’Anna (480)-319-3800

Donna LeGate (602)-399-0829

donna.legate@russlyon.comelevating_realestate

The New Sonoran Clubhouse & Fitness Center at Desert Mountain

Main Entrance to the New Sonoran Clubhouse & Fitness


Desert Mountain has been all abuzz since the Grand Opening of the newly renovated Sonoran Clubhouse, Fitness, Tennis & Spa,  last October.

The Spa Reception at the Sonoran

r4-massage-salon-282-189The Sonoran Fitness, Tennis and Spa is a sanctuary for health and relaxation. Here you can explore your inner athlete, perhaps followed by a well-deserved retreat to the spa for the ultimate in tranquil rejuvenation, immersing yourself in a wide selection of lavish skin and body treatments, couples massages and a new organic product line.

With a total of 42,000 SqFt, the Sonoran offers fitness, personal training, physical therapy and an uplifting ambience.

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ri-palates-room-282-189Want to experience that extra boost of energy that comes from leading a healthy lifestyle? The functional training room is cutting edge and features TRX stations and equipment for rotational work, including pulley stations, boxing stations and other disciplines that provide a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.

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Love tennis? At the Sonoran you will find that golf isn’t the only game on The Mountain! Our nine-court tennis complex has five state-of-the-art clay courts, 3 hard courts and an outstanding stadium grass court,  known as the “Wimbledon of the West”.

The family and fitness pools are heated year-round and are often center stage for the Youth Center during its regularly scheduled events and seasonal camps.

r3-cafe-282-189Complete your day by enjoying the fresh and healthy menu at the  Sonoran’s new ‘Cafe Verde’, whether it’s an early morning bite or late night snack, you can lounge on the patio and take in the spectacular views of the Valley of the Sun, distant glittering city lights and our incomparable Scottsdale sunsets.

Finally, for the outdoor enthusiast, there’s our award-winning private 15-mile trail system, at the heart of which is ‘The Ranch’ Desert Mountain’s new outdoor recreational facility, where families can enjoy horseback rides and lessons as well as luxury camping, all within a pristine 3,000-acre desert preserve.

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Allow us to help you find your own slice of heaven right here at Desert Mountain! Contact us today for information about Desert Mountain’s  available Luxury Residences and spectacular lots –

Cheryl D’Anna (480)-319-3800

Donna LeGate (602)-399-0829

donna.legate@russlyon.com

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FEATURED PROPERTY OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2016

AN ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE IN DESERT MOUNTAIN

Saguaro Forest 200 ~ 10028 E. Reflecting Mountain Way

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sf200-main-picPresenting the ultimate in luxury Desert Mountain living, this Bing Hu Architectural Masterpiece was built by RA Merrit Custom Homes on an elevated 3.8-acre lot, ensuring incomparable Desert Mountain views  coupled with complete privacy.

rear-elevation-patio-and-poolIf you’re looking for a sophisticated, elegant and warm contemporary style of home that has a unique and timeless appeal, then look no further.

39461533With 5-beds, 6.5-baths and 6,322 SqFt of main level, indoor-outdoor living that includes 1,846 SqFt of covered patio space, nothing has been overlooked when it comes to formal or casual entertaining.

games-room-wet-barThe 1,888 SqFt lower level is dedicated to fun and games and comes complete with a movie theater and game room.

39461517With magnificent views from almost every angle, coupled with such grand interior spaces, it will be hard for your guests to want to leave…the 2-bedroom casita is a perfect solution!

10028-e-reflecting-mountain-way-scottsdale10028 E. Reflecting Mountain Way is offered at $4,300,000.

For more details, click here.

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For more information about this magnificent home or to schedule a private tour, please contact:

Cheryl D’Anna (480)-319-3800

Don Breidenbach (480)-272-3696

don.breidenbach@russlyon.com


FEATURED PROPERTY & HOMESITE OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2016

PRIVACY, MATURE LANDSCAPING, GORGEOUS VIEWS!

Rose Quartz 32 – 40915 N 107th Place

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rose-quartz-32-jpg3The elevated site means spectacular mountain and sunset views with lots of drama; huge boulder outcroppings, saguaro cacti – and the feeling of being ‘above it all’ at Desert Mountain – offered at $1,375,00.rose-quartz-32Bold and imaginative use of timeless Raja slate flows harmoniously throughout.rose-quartz-32-jpg-2Lounge in or around the spa that divides the deep infinity pool from a shallow pool – safe and fun for small children and dogs to splash around in. Or perhaps you’d prefer to spend a romantic, starry night relaxing around the fireplace on the patio?

For more details, click here

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UNPARALLELED OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME!

Sunset Canyon 36 – 11069 E Rolling Rock Drive

sunset-canyon-36-jpg2Situated at the top of the exclusive Village of Sunset Canyon in prestigious Desert Mountain, this is one of the highest elevations in the valley. A rare south-facing homesite that enjoys incomparable views of distant glittering city lights, mountains and sunsets, unique to this elevation. Offered at $539,000.sunset-canyon-36-jpg3The building envelope is a generous 17,604 SqFt and is nestled adjacent to dramatic rock formations on one of the highest sites you’ll find in Scottsdale, providing a serene and private location that’s protected by natural area open space. Master Architect Lee Hutchison has plans available upon request.

For more details, click here

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For more information or to schedule a private tour, please call –

Cheryl D’Anna (480)-319-3800

Donna LeGate (602)-399-0829

donna.legate@russlyon.comelevating_realestate

Please Join Us for Our Upcoming Moonlight Hikes

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

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Below is our upcoming Moonlight Hike schedule on Desert Mountain’s award-winning  Hiking Trail System


Saturday November 12th (when the moon is at it’s closet point to earth since Jan 1948, a ‘Supermoon’ – 12-14% bigger than usual!)

Sunday December 11th

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Tuesday January 10th

Thursday February 9th

Friday March 10th


the-ranch for Full Moon HikesWe’ll meet at the The Ranch’s upper area parking lot at 7:00PM  promptly and will hike for about two hours along the China Wall Trail.

We recommend that you bring a flashlight although you may not need it as the trail should be well illuminated.

Our Full Moon Hikes are so much fun and we hope you’ll be able to join us!

Please RSVP to Cheryl D’Anna: cheryl.danna@russlyon.com

Did you know that  The Ranch at Desert Mountain, our new outdoor recreational amenity,  is at the heart of Desert Mountain’s unique award-winning trails system?

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Saguaro Forest Hike

The facility includes an ‘in-the-round’ outdoor meeting space (called a ‘kiva’), the new Tonto Ridge and Apache Skyline trails, a ramada-style shade structure for picnics and small gatherings, a lighted parking area, permanent air-conditioned rest room – and horse stable with corrals.

Coming soon will be a designated wilderness site at the south end of The Ranch where members can book a luxury camping experience.

Members and guests can schedule horseback rides in the club’s private wilderness area without leaving the Desert Mountain gates.

For more information on The Ranch and our Full Moon Hikes, please call Cheryl D’Anna (480) 319-3800

FEATURED PROPERTY & HOMESITE OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2016

PRESENTING A TIMELESS &  ELEGANT NEW LOOK!

Apache Peak 73 – 42145 N 111th Place

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This grand and inviting Desert Mountain home has just been staged and is  offered at $3,750,000.

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The combination of timeless elegance and incomparable views makes this home a ‘must see’!

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Huge glass sliding doors open up the great room to include the spacious covered patio area, perfect for indoor-outdoor entertaining on a grand scale.

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The flowing open floor plan has countless exquisite features and approximately 6,465 SqFt with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a separate self-contained guest casita plus an oversized 4-car garage.

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For more details, click here

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AVAILABLE FROM OCTOBER 1ST, 2016

Seven Arrows 8 – 42069 N 105th St

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This highly desirable Desert Mountain homesite is offered at $677,000 and will be available from October 1st 2016.

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Majestic, panoramic views of glittering city lights, Scottsdale’s famous mountains, sunsets and the Chiracahua Golf Course, are coupled with complete privacy.

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Build your dream home on a homesite of almost 1-acre, situated in one of the most prestigious locations at Desert Mountain. Architect Terry Kilbane’s conceptual designs are available for review and golf membership at Desert Mountain, one of the premier golf club communities in the US, is available directly through the Desert Mountain Club at the buyer’s discretion.

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For more information or to schedule a private tour, please call –

Cheryl D’Anna (480)-319-3800

Donna LeGate (602)-399-0829

donna.legate@russlyon.comelevating_realestate