This McCormick Ranch patio home was designed by E.T Wright and captures the essence of the classic style and easy elegance that the Sands neighborhoods always offer. This home is particularly beautiful with timeless details specified by the designer owner. A perfect floorplan for everything from year round easy-living to luxury lock-and-leave, the superb condition will wow you and the location with leave you saying perfect!
Cheerful and bright, the home offers front and rear patios and a split plan with generous bedrooms. The home has been carefully maintained and recently updated with select stone counters, travertine floors and details such as hand-painted european tile insets and fireplace.The baths and kitchen offer custom stone counters and the home is ready to enjoy.
No-one offers a signature Arizona Lifestyle better than E.T. Wright who’s homes and developments remain sought after bastions of affordable desert modern architecture. Unique in every aspect, you’ll love this beautiful Scottsdale home!
North Encanto Historic Mid-Century Ranch
September 20th, 2016
This mid-century brick ranch home is located on a quiet circle in the charming North Encanto Historic District. It offers a spacious layout with a large family room and formal dining room – fantastic for relaxing and entertaining. It has been lovingly cared for and tastefully upgraded. There are quality wood floors, a refined color palette, and original arched entryways, all which convey authenticity and create a feeling of “home”. The front yard features an inviting covered porch and the welcoming backyard is a great place to lounge or play. There is a large lawn, surrounding greenery, and an orange tree. The property is tucked away on a tranquil circle street, which is a unique departure from the typical grid layouts of Phoenix and a hallmark of the FHA’s original design principles published in 1938. This historic district gem is in an ideal location, just up the street from Encanto Park and Golf Course, and minutes from downtown.
Moon Valley Mid Century Modern
September 10th, 2016
Located on the Moon Valley Golf Course, this very special Mid-Century Modern home is one of a kind. With echoes of Palm Springs, this renovated home offers a turn-key MCM experience with a location that’s unbeatable! Vaulted ceilings welcome you into a world of indoor/outdoor living that defines the Mid-Century aesthetic. The home envelopes an outdoor “patio-room” center court that expands the living space two-fold. The generous master suit sports a complete update with an ultra modern bath and spacious walk in closet. Formal dining at the entry sets the stage for gracious living while the family room offers built-in bar and generous seating, all with a focus on the original freestanding metal fireplace. The cook’s kitchen offers bonus family/study/play area. There’s a fully contained attached guest suite, the two car garage offers ample storage. Completely updated, this home is irreplaceable with its high-style, golf course location and fabulous sunset views!
Custom Biltmore Contemporary
September 9th, 2016
This custom contemporary home in Biltmore Mountain Estates offers an open plan with timeless design, soaring ceilings and custom details throughout. With a distinct nod to Wright-influenced architecture, this home speaks of the desert with a natural wash overlook and full height windows to the world. Piestewa Peak views and walk out terrace for city lights. The single level, split plan features a generous master suite with separate walk-in closets and modern baths. A cook’s kitchen offers an eat-in area, walk-in pantry and architectural stone counters. Oversized Library and full sized guest bedrooms reflect the attention to detail. This desirable guard-gated Biltmore area location offers a superb proximity to everything! Amazing opportunity for a custom architectural home!
Clean & Simple Modern – Northtown
August 14th, 2016
Strong architecture makes this affordable and versatile North Phoenix home a must see! Designed by local architect Mark Tate, you’ll appreciate the clean and simple modernist lines that echo with a hint of Al Beadle in the classically simple approach to materials and site. Currently a three+ bedroom home, this property can support a duplex plan that would allow for two units at this address. Superb location gives easy access, mountain views, plus a unique location with a desert setting. Custom cabinetry and designer lighting is found throughout the home and the spacious patio and abundant glass make for the indoor/outdoor relationship we all crave.
Wonderful massing and block construction reveal the architects passion for desert modern: You will be amazed at the potential of this home, and delight in the move-in ready living all at an affordable price, a fraction of what it would cost to build today.
Santa Fe Style Perfected
August 9th, 2016
An expansive Santa Fe with vaulted ceilings on a secluded large hillside lot ringed with balconies has views that go for miles. This is Arizona living at its best! From the front witness spectacular desert sunsets, while in your backyard backs up to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. This sprawling home offers comfortable accommodations for guests or kids. Owners have kept this classic home in pristine condition. Rare Hillside: three-car garage.
The Downing House — Ibarra & Rosano Architects
Voted House of the Year! Architects, Ibarra & Rosano designed this home with inspiring poetic connection. A modern home that will delight your senses with nature as your backyard! This ”wow” house has city and mountain views. Thoughtfully constructed from split faced block, concrete floors on the main level & Birch wood stairs & floors on the second level. Huge open greatroom. Kitchen counter is mesquite wood with an overlay of granite. Birch wood cabinets. Birchwood ceilings. Stainless Bosch, sub zero, Dacor appliances. Large butler pantry that spans the length of the greatroom. Corner office with bookcase & mountain views. Private Master bedroom with floor to ceiling windows, which overlooks the city. Large office area next to the master. The whole backside of the house is all floor to ceiling windows! Views galore! 2 more large bedrooms upstairs. Wonderful closets! Full bath with mesquite counter tops and vessel sink. Private patio area for your guests to enjoy the mountain view. Library area is large enough for all of your books! It has a work or study area there as well. Outside you have 11 saguaro studded acres, a knife edge lap pool. Every room has a view. The garage is 2 car and it has an attached workshop. This house is amazing and you have to see it to appreciate it. Call for an appointment today.
The Vale — Will Bruder Architect
July 14th, 2016
Rare opportunity to LIVE or WORK in this contemporary home/office by renowned architect Will Bruder! The Live/Work model was most popular offered for his design of The Vale, the landmark project, which is a short walk from ASU’s Main Campus! The unit’s flex-space can be used as a two-bedroom home, or a superb street front functions as a commercial/retail business space for small home business purposes.
It has been under the same ownership since its opening, carefully maintained with superb frontage and a pristine overall condition to prove it! Features a large bedroom and HUGE patio for personal use or its ground level street facing unit for business usage! Many unique upgrades & details. Hardwired for internet, phone and varied other usages. The Graphite cabinets have unique hardware: GE Stainless Steel finish appliances which complete the Modernist interior. Offers great storage throughout. HOT! HOT! HOT! Fantastic opportunity for the complete turn-key solution for home/office. The Vale, located along University Drive, is less than a mile walk to ASU. Super deals like this immaculate home/office don’t come often. Seize your chance today! Also, available lease at $1,500/mo.
Modern Meets Ranch – North Central
June 10th, 2016
This design merges the aesthetics of contemporary art and architecture with functional people-oriented spaces all in a private North Central Phoenix setting. Woolsey Studio Architects/Christine Woolsey AIA designed a comfortable home that transcends time. A custom pivoting entry door swings 180 degrees, drawing you inward to experience the sheer volume of the great room with its 14’ ceiling, concrete floors, and minimalist finishes throughout. The combination of a custom steel trellis and the flow of natural light from 8-foot panel windows allow for playful ever-changing patterns to emerge throughout the day. Custom cabinetry and an oversized island allow the kitchen to function as a primary gathering space to delight the cook and guests. Wood burning hearth with cast concrete apron anchors the family-room. The home features gallery style lighting throughout. The master suite is a peaceful enclave with generous closet and zen inspired bath with mosaic glass tile. The lot offers mature trees and citrus, designer pool, built-in BBQ area and dramatic steel fire tray. Super floor-plan that includes bonus studio/study and art storage closet. You’ll love the street and neighborhood tucked away for privacy and quiet charm. Exclusive Offering – Shown by Appointment.
Mountain Preserve Contemporary Luxury – Ted Alexander AIA
May 19th, 2016
This expressive home designed by Alexander and Associates offers echoes of Frank Lloyd Wright in a desert design that wants for nothing. Enjoy every aspect of this Mountain Preserve location in an easy living luxury home that offers great spaces and a wealth of features to delight any active owner. Quality is found throughout: clay block construction, custom millwork, stone, tile and wood floors, wood ceiling, and custom details. Features include soaring ceilings, updated master suite, great-room kitchen and opening window walls to connect you directly with the outdoors. The lot backs to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve for hundreds of acres of natural desert open space, trails and Views, Views, Views! From the resort style pool with water feature to the full tennis court, putting green and pavilion, this home lives large! Lush landscape, mature citrus and veggie garden will delight the green-thumb buyer. Inside you’ll find the remodeled master with dual baths and closets, library, gym, full height rock climbing wall, studio, office, guest rooms, 3-car garage, shop and storage galore! The location is completely sheltered, yet is just an easy drive to SR51, Paradise Valley and Scottsdale: the Tranquil Preserve setting will astound you with it’s peaceful vistas and private sunsets.
PV Biltmore Bespoke Modern
April 29th, 2016
Stunning AIA Award Winning Modern Architecture defines this beautifully detailed home in Paradise Valley. The celebrated design team of Chen + Suchart Studio created a modern sanctuary that includes the highest level of craftsmanship and detail. From the olive wood ceiling panels to the walnut millwork, each element of this home functions as a seamless blend of form and function. The Euro style kitchen is superbly functional with free standing steel center core that allows storage and prep, perfect for any gourmet. The home is subtle yet dramatic, with discrete lighting, top quality sound speakers and museum quality walls, finishes and fixtures. The floorplan is perfect with a master retreat worthy of any spa; Basalt floors and surrounds that envelope you in a natural stone that is as beautiful as it is functional. The Master bath offers everything from soaking tub to steam shower for an experience that celebrates relaxed elegance. The Poliform closet and bookcase are perfectly fitted and everything about this home, from the pool spa and Ipe wood deck to the glorious view of Camelback Mountain evokes bespoke architecture and sublime interiors.
Orange Grove Contemporary Luxury – Mesa
March 24th, 2016
Located in the beautiful orange groves area of east Mesa, this modern home combines Wright influenced details with solid construction to create a home of lasting design and quality. The space aligns with a central core for abundant natural light and a relaxed flow of space. From the sheltered pergola entrance to the deep overhangs, custom Integra block construction and north-south exposure, this is one home designed for Arizona comfort! Ease of living can be found in every detail: hardwood maple and finished concrete floors, Tech-line custom cabinetry, updated kitchen, spa-like baths and Loft-style living. You’ll love the spacious floorplan that includes spacious master suite, split bedrooms, comfortable family area, spacious workspaces, basement game room, and storage galore. The pool commands the lush irrigated yard and the Cul-de-Sac lot makes this one a home for generations. Mature trees offer “made-in-the-shade” fun for all. This location will astound you with a beautiful array of unique custom homes and no H.O.A. A high-quality design offered at a fraction of the replacement cost.