The Halas House – Eddie Jones, FAIA Architect
November 2nd, 2022
There are so few homes remaining that represent the “Arizona School” of Desert Modern Architecture other than the Halas House designed by award-winning, “Master of the Southwest” Architect Eddie Jones, FAIA. Immaculately kept by the original family, this home is being offered for the first time ever. Featured in many publications, this award-winning home nestles into its Camelback Mountain hillside site offering a quiet, yet expressive design well integrated into nature, with commanding views of Paradise Valley. The home offers brick masonry and copper construction, simply amazing detailing, and custom steel elements. Soaring ceilings make the volumes feel more spacious and the full-height glass walls bring the views and outdoors in. Not a single detail was overlooked in this custom home. The main ceilings feature a half-barrel vault in redwood while the custom millwork is outfitted in white oak. Open kitchen offers a plethora of storage and wonderful natural light, a gift from the round skylight details found throughout this home.
The plan is generous, flexible and perfectly sized; including a great room anchored by the circular masonry fireplace, formal dining and three bedrooms. One of the bedrooms opens into the owners suite for a convenient full office. The 2nd guest room sports it’s own entrance, en-suite bath and built-in fold-down bed, bookcases and private access to the garage. You’ll find an enclosed glass solarium that is a perfect place for morning coffee, complete with private side patio with a zen-like water feature. Sheltered and serene. The owners suite offers every detail from the large closet, completely fitted in oak, to the bath suite complete with shower, soaking tub with views, separate double sinks and direct access to the pool. The sparkling lap pool is perfect-sized and ready for entertaining. There’s an outdoor shower too!
You’ll never want for storage with the three car garage, deep cabinets and separate shop/ storeroom. The home offers access off of Valle Vista Rd for easy and private garage entry. Out front there’s a circular drive for guests and more. Well sighted, the home is very quiet and elevated well above street level to capture a view corridor that looks across the valley, from Mummy Mountain to Piestewa Peak and beyond! Behind is the glorious rock and desert of Echo Canyon, easily enjoyed poolside or at the private entertaining patio below.
This is a rare opportunity that cannot be duplicated. Pride of continuous ownership is evident in this home and un-replicated at anywhere near the asking price. Coming Soon, this home will be shown strictly by appointment. More Details to Follow.