This renovated Paradise Valley Area Ranch-Modern home offers superb location and turn-key condition coupled with a large Arcadia Style back yard that can’t be beat! “3-C’s” Schools and a wonderful neighborhood, You’ll find 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Studio/Office/Shop, updated cook’s kitchen, gas fireplace and both formal living and family-room, separate formal dining and eat-in kitchen round out the features, while the three car garage with built-in storage and extra storage sheds make living simple…but there’s more! In front you’ll enjoy a dramatic desert landscape with mature specimen trees anchored by a beautiful front patio complete with custom steel details, custom plate-steel framed window, serene cast concrete fountain and Mummy Mountain views! The back yard is a paradise with a sparkling pool (recently refinished !), fired adobe patios, covered main patio, built-in BBQ, outdoor fireplace, large grassy yard with mature shade trees, vegetable garden, irrigation systems from and rear. You’ll LOVE the Separate Studio/Shop/Office sports it’s own over-sized electrical panel and the yard has incredible access with a large, custom, sliding steel gate. You’ll be ready to complete ANY project here! The corner lot makes for great privacy. You’ll find quality solid maple cabinets throughout and and abundance of designer low-voltage art lighting to complete the scene. The Kitchen offers a 5 burner natural gas range, custom solid surface counters, built-in pantry and under cabinet lighting. Honed travertine tile and designer carpet for a modern touch to the interior. This home has been thoughtfully renovated throughout it’s ownership. Recent updates include A/C (gas-pack), hot water heater, architectural dimensional shingle roof and pool tile and resurface, all within the last few years . The area? You’ll fall in love with this great neighborhood of quiet streets and cul-de-sacs! You are surrounded by acres of landscaped and natural area open space common areas and the very modest HOA dues are unlike anywhere else! You enjoy the affordability and ease of City of Phoenix Services while sporting a Paradise Valley address and you are solidly in the three C’s of Scottsdale School District: Cherokee, Cocopah and Chaparral! You can look but you’ll never find a house that offers so much at this price. If you’ve considered Arcadia you owe it to yourself to check this out too! Owner/Agent.
A rare find that’s also now available for sale at $739,000 – Hurry!
1924 Country Farmhouse — North Central Phoenix
July 29th, 2016
Chic vintage design, historic compound setting and booming location make this 1920‘s home irreplaceable! This charming 1924 country farmhouse home is tucked away in North Central Phoenix’s vibrant “Uptown” neighborhood. Sitting on close to an acre lot, the abode was thoughtfully restored and upgraded throughout by designer Michele Lundstedt in 2009. The main house features a dramatic great room with beautiful wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, a stunning eat-in kitchen with euro-style, pro-grade appliances, generous bedrooms, media room and study/office wing. You’ll fall in love with the grounds offering its many entertaining areas; from the vine-covered courtyards with integrated indoor/outdoor sound system, separate carriage guest/pool house and game room and large grassy play places and bonus building! You can walk or bike to the adjacent bridle path, great new restaurants, and Phoenix Farmers Market. This is grand elegance not often found in Phoenix.
OAK at twenty-nine
June 28th, 2016
NEW. MODERN. AFFORDABLE! High-efficiency and eco-features meet modern design in this beautiful architect designed home and built by RD Design Team INC! “OAK” at twenty-six is a new home with the most modern design. From finished concrete floors to the euro-style cabinets with quartz composite counters, no detail has been spared in making this home feel timeless! Stainless steel appliances, architectural faucets, lighting and custom details complete the clean and modern project. A sheltered and private entry leads to open interiors of this modern home that offers great-room living, huge kitchen and comfortable lifestyle all accented with a great view to the side patio. Both exterior and interior of this modern house design offers quality materials; natural concrete, Quartz composite counters, LED lighting and 2×6 wood construction. The first in a series of this architect’s ‘ARBOL inspired designs, “OAK” has Three bedrooms, den/office, two bathrooms and two car garage, plus a super arcadia-feel location, all close to the mid-town corridor and an distance from Airport, Arcadia, Scottsdale, Biltmore Mall and Downtown! Sale requires assumption of the 3 year Envision Security System service.
See RD Design’s other design, ACACIA, currently available at: 2309 N 29th STREET, PHOENIX, AZ, 85008!
ACACIA at twenty-nine
NEW. MODERN. AFFORDABLE! High-efficiency and eco-features meet modern design in this beautiful architect-designed home and built by RD Design Team INC! “ACACIA” at twenty-nine is a new home with the most modern design. From finished concrete floors to the euro-style cabinets with quartz composite counters, no detail has been spared in making this home feel timeless! Stainless steel appliances, architectural faucets, lighting and custom details complete the clean and modern project. A sheltered and private entry leads to open interiors of this modern home that offers great-room living, huge kitchen and comfortable lifestyle all accented with a great view to the side patio. Both exterior and interior of this modern house design offers quality materials; natural concrete, Quartz composite counters, LED lighting and 2×6 wood construction. The first in a series of this architect’s ‘ARBOL inspired designs, “ACACIA” has three bedrooms, den/office, two bathrooms and two car garage, plus a super Arcadia-feel location, all close to the mid-town corridor and an distance from Airport, Arcadia, Scottsdale, Biltmore Mall and Downtown! Sale requires assumption of the 3-year Envision Security System service.
See RD Design’s other design, OAK, currently available at: 2317 N 29th STREET, PHOENIX, AZ, 85008!
Camelback Timeless Modern – John Douglas FAIA
June 13th, 2016
This award winning architectural work by John Douglas FAIA represents a timeless desert modern home built for Arizona living. A luxury home created at a sustainable scale, this residence features custom block construction, deep overhangs and a shaded native landscape that is at one with the location. The floorplan offers generous public spaces, secluded patios, and large bedrooms. Soaring ceilings open to the impressive views of Camelback Mountain and the indoor-outdoor connection is unrivaled. Interior finishes include bluestone slate, maple floors and millwork, and exposed block for an enduring and ageless look.
Subtle echoes of Wright-influenced organic design are reflected in the perfect scale of this home as well as the architect’s signature custom copper detailing. The home offers ample storage as well as four bedrooms and a large office. The master suite offers the mountain view and direct patio access: the master bath includes a steam shower and adjacent walk-in closet. The kitchen opens to the dining and family-room for convenience and includes architectural granite counters and an oversized walk-in pantry. The entry and living room are anchored by an oversized hearth with stone apron; also included is a salt water coral reef aquarium.
This home was recipient of the Environmental Excellence Award, 1996. The Landscape was by Christy Ten Eyck, FASLA. The location is in the very heart of Paradise Valley and will amaze you with it’s natural beauty and superb convenience. Priced significantly under replacement cost, this is a rare opportunity to own a home by what we consider to be one of the master architects of our region.
Wright Inspired Design- John Rattenbury Architect
May 22nd, 2014
Based on a Frank Lloyd Wright concept, this stunning home was designed by Architect and Taliesin Fellow John Rattenbury of Taliesin Architects. Completed nearly simultaneously with the Lykes House, which was the last residential design by Mr Wright. Lovingly restored, it commands the hill with it’s prominent ship like features. The home sails out from the hillside site connecting the curvilinear spaces to the views and sky. A home for the ages…
Site entry is through a secured and gated drive up to the three-car garage, guest house and motor court. A gracious pergola walkway directs you to the home and entry loggia. The ground floor offers a bonus room, media, bar and powder room. The main level showcases a stunning curved living room, formal dining, signature Wright/Taliesin inspired fireplace, and large workspace/kitchen with stainless steel counters. Follow the Gallery back to the open den bedroom, guest room, bath and into the master suite which includes dressing room/bath and walk-in closet. A wealth of original and restored mahogany cabinetry, bookcases and millwork have been retained.The home offers original oak floors and updated windows and doors. There is a pebble finish dramatic pool and water feature. The Landscape Design, including revised garden court patio was by award-winning Landscape Architect Steve Martino. All exterior sculpture, artwork and entry art tile wall does not convey.