Arcadia Mid-Century Ranch – Charles Schreiber Architect
March 31st, 2020
This Arcadia Mid-Century Ranch home that was designed by Architect Charles Schreiber is only a short walk to Old Town Scottsdale. Natural light is balanced throughout the home and each space remains unique. The clean lines allow for the new owner to retain the more traditional Arcadia decor or create a mid-century modern masterpiece. You are greeted through the front door with high-beamed ceilings in the living room as well as the great room. With four bedrooms and three baths including a large split master suite. A generous covered patio, sparkling pool, lush green turf lawn with views of Camelback Mountain allow for a cool respite in even the hottest of days. This home offers an ultimate expression of Arizona Living.
Union Hills Manor Ranch-Style
March 30th, 2020
RARE FIND in this market and neighborhood. Interior upgrades including bathrooms and paint. Pristine park-like backyard ready for entertaining or kids. You won’t find a yard like this anywhere close! This home is solid! New insulation, duct work, ceiling fans, electrical and plumbing upgrades. So fresh with interior AND exterior paint along with new fencing. More extras include a tankless water heater and even an RV gate with slab parking. Stainless steel appliances in kitchen, walk-in pantry plus a bonus room. Extra closets and storage area in garage. A MUST SEE with curb appeal. Easy access to I-17 and major shopping yet tucked into quiet neighborhood. Don’t miss out!
Mid-Century Three Fountains Remodel
March 20th, 2020
Customized renovation by designer Joel Contreras in iconic and exquisite Three Fountains complex which clarifies the original beauty by Alfred Newman Beadle. Complete renovation using the finest materials done in 2018 including: refinished concrete floors, all new paint, sandblasted brick, cabinets, appliances, bathrooms, wood flooring, window coverings, patio landscaping and better yet … NEW electrical wiring and electric sub-panel along with plumbing fixtures and water heater. No expense spared when revitalizing this special Beadle townhouse. Don’t forget the architectural styling of the complex with breezeways, lush plantings and community pool. Laundry in unit. Blocks away from all the neighborhood hot spots and Camelback Corridor.
1950 Mid-Century Ranch — Willo Historic District
February 7th, 2020
Step inside this Mid-Century Modern Ranch in the heart of the Historic WILLO Neighborhood and be AMAZED. Built by famous architect Charles Schreiber in 1950 as his personal residence, this beautiful home was also home to local entertainment personality Lew King in the 60’s & 70’s, where many stars were entertained over the years. All the original Mid-Century flourishes of Schreiber are intact, including exposed wood beamed ceilings and huge original flagstone fireplace, which detail the large living room. The home was updated with modern details that highlight its Mid-Century charm, with designer epoxy flooring throughout and accented sandblasted walls. The large, spacious, remodeled kitchen features updated cabinetry, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. In addition, a roomy dining room sits next to the kitchen with an open floor plan ready for entertaining. Huge master bedroom with new glass closet doors from The Sliding Door Company. Generous indoor laundry room. Upgraded with smart home features including Ring alarm and doorbell, Nest thermostats and smoke alarms. Come see for yourself why it was so popular in its heyday and why it remains one of the gems of Willo today!
This 2293 SF, 3-bedroom, 2-bath home boasts a private backyard with patio & pool, mature trees, a well-maintained garden area, and RV gate. The two-car carport includes a lockable storage room for added space, able to accommodate an active outdoor lifestyle. With its freshly painted exterior, mature, low maintenance desert landscaping in the front yard, and superb location, this clean, well-maintained home is one you don’t want to miss!
Located within walking distance to the hiking and biking trails of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, the Foothill Del Oro neighborhood offers a plethora of outdoor activities, family friendly parks, easy access to the 51 and close proximity to prime shopping areas as well as great restaurants. This quiet neighborhood is located right between the popular Paradise Gardens and Heritage Heights neighborhoods and is in the PV School District: Mercury Mine Elementary, Shea Middle School, Shadow Mountain High School.
Some houses in the area have sold upwards of $300/sf, while most houses in the area are prime for updating, resulting in increased equity and/or investment opportunity, making this unique property an exceptional value in today’s fast-moving market.
Sun City Lock-and-Leave — Del Webb Builder
January 7th, 2020
Welcome to the Active 55+ Community of Sun City with seven Rec Centers and eight golf courses. This is a great full-time unit or perfect for a winter visitor with a lock-and-leave lifestyle. This condo features freshly cleaned carpet and tiled floors. Security Door on the front opens to a large living area with plenty of natural light, room for a formal dining table, or a smaller table in the kitchen. All appliances included, pantry and open space to the enclosed Arizona Room. Two full bathrooms with tub/shower combos, large walk-in closets in both bedrooms, separate storage area, and wonderful enclosed backyard with potted plants, very low maintenance. Just a short drive to the Lakeview Rec Center, close to golf, pickleball, tennis, bocce, bowling, fitness center, indoor track, and much more!
Rare Mid-Century Modern with Million Dollar Views
December 30th, 2019
This home checks ALL the boxes! Million dollar views? Check! Contemporary design? Check! Completely renovated? Check! Paradise Valley Proper? CHECK!
Custom designed Mid-Century Modern home with INCREDIBLE million dollar views! Enjoy sunrise over Camelback’s Monk and sunset over the Preserve with city lights all around.
Open concept with clean aesthetic including original tongue-and-groove ceilings, beautiful modern flooring, white quartz and brushed nickel throughout, wraparound view decks.
This 4 bedroom, 4 bath home has separate guest quarters with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and an entire great room area — truly unique custom design by Robert J. Peterson, architect. One of a kind home, COMPLETELY renovated to modern finishes while keeping all of the atrium, curvature, floating fireplace, corner windows original to the 1966 Post War design. This is one not to miss!
Restored Paradise Valley Mid-Century – Camelback Views
October 18th, 2019
PRICED $100,000 BELOW MARCH 2020 APPRAISAL! All the more reason to see this Paradise Valley Mid-Century – Camelback Views….
Originally designed in 1956 by Architect Blaine Drake, this Mid-Century Modern home has been carefully re-envisioned in 2010 with unifying design and thoughtful additions by Architect Jack Black, AIA. Completely updated, this home offers a wealth of high-design features in a turn-key package for the discerning buyer.
Inside you’ll find the original Drake design elements of the home celebrated and artfully incorporated into the design by Black. Unifying flooring and details make this home ready for the next century with completely modernized systems, up-to-date features and an integrated design sense.
Retaining the original entry door, the 8x8x16 “solider” patterned concrete block was sandblasted to provide texture and to blend new with old. Vaulted ceilings and offset pivot doors open the outdoors connecting you to the yard, landscape and views. Painted block remains in the original bedrooms for a period feel and the home provides you with the original Master repurposed for an ultimate en-suite guest room. Two guest baths feature imported Italian fixtures, large open showers and modern ceramic and glass tile.
The original fireplace hearth anchors the home while the exposed center beam provides a signature vaulted ceiling and 12 feet of pivot doors expand the living room to the exterior patios. Rich natural cherry floors draw the eye across the space and allow for the warmth of the sophisticated material to compliment the modern interior. Virtually the entire home has been reglazed with tinted, dual-pane, mill-finished aluminum windows.
The kitchen opens to the family room for a connection to guests and the outdoor views. Designed for serious cooking and entertaining, top of the line appliances include Thermador oven and 6-burner gas cooktop, built-in Viking fridge and quartz composite counters. This space includes a wonderful seated island with work space galore. You’ll also find a wine cooler and amazing storage throughout.
The comfortable family room offers a built-in desk/casual dining table, excellent storage and a wood and metal entertainment center featuring surround-sound wiring and a stainless steel clad fireplace. Tile floors make living easy and double doors open to the patio for alfresco dining and casual gatherings.
The Master Suite addition offers a spa-like bath, a built-in desk plus a separate office alcove, oversized walk-in closet and a direct connection to the views and yard through full-glazed double doors and windows. A subtle vertical fireplace adds visual warmth and romance; matching concrete block adds texture and design continuity. A pet-door allows your furry friends easy access to the secure yard.
The bath will astound you with Zen-like beauty and clarity of design: skylights provide natural light to the oversized dual vanity sinks featuring natural wood cabinets and stone top. A large oval soaking tub is framed by an innovative custom wood and plaster wall; a full length glass double shower features a private view to the outdoors.
The yard is a complete respite from the world offering a perfectly placed Pebble Tec pool which follows the lines of the house, modern sculptural steel water feature, ample patios and built-in BBQ. Desert landscape includes a mature specimen Joshua tree, synthetic turf lawn and a gas fire ring for warm gatherings on cool desert nights. You’ll find exterior lighting throughout including era-perfect vintage globe post lamps. Stunning views of Camelback Mountain and the “praying monk” are available day and night. The enclosed yard is dog friendly.
This “Heart of Paradise Valley” location offers a glorious view of the surrounding mountains. Well-sited for privacy, you’ll enjoy all the benefits that Paradise Valley has to offer. Easy access to the world class resorts and dining experiences. A walker’s dream, you will find access to trails, parks and bike paths.
This home is offered for the first time and is shown by appointment.
Stunning Whisper Rock Estates Homesite
October 15th, 2019
This large 2.61 Acre homesite has amazing views! It is situated on this North-facing homesite located in the guard gated community of Whisper Rock Estates. The land offered is a private location at the end of a cul-de-sac street.
Let your imagination take hold with nearly an entire acre building envelope. On-site amenities include private 3-acre park: Heated pool & spa, state-of-the-are fitness facility, locker rooms, tennis courts, large turf area and full-time Residential Services Coordinator. Mountain views in every direction!
Desert Contemporary Modern Estate
September 10th, 2019
With a complete 2009 rebuild of this home designed by Riccardo Cattapan from CMDA Design Bureau, this Desert Contemporary design captures the site and the imagination! Nestled on a gentle 5 acre view lot, this home is surrounded by unspoiled natural desert and a unique volcanic boulder field in northeast Scottsdale. The designer is known for his expressive, yet restrained homes and this one is no different: luxurious textures and playful finishes bring joy to every space; natural steel and custom block details connect to our desert with a timeless palette of materials.
The generous interiors offer room for all and an upper view bonus room is complete with walk-out deck of a direct connection to stunning lists, views and Arizona sunsets! The site levels to include abundant lawn and patios spaces, plus a picture-perfect pool, spa and soccer practice field.
Inside you’ll find large public spaces perfect for entertaining or relaxing with friends and family. There is a large private master suite, complete with adjacent exercise room. The split floorpan allows for a private guest suite and seven generous bedrooms all with en-suite baths. The kitchen is a cook’s paradise with abundant workspace, natural light and large walk-in pantry. Car lovers will delight in the oversized 5-car garage with height and storage.
A modern, contemporary compound in a private estate setting, this home offers a Shea-Corridor location that leaves you well connected to all the Valley has to offer. For the active: there’s no end to the easy access to nearby hiking and trails.
Offered well under replacement value, this home is shown by appointment only. Shown by Appointment Only.
Mod-Industrial Loft — Kierland Commons
October 11th, 2018
Fully furnished loft nestled in the heart of Kierland Commons is the Plaza Lofts at Kierland. Walk to your favorite shops and restaurants and be minutes away from the Waste Management Golf Tournament and the Barrett Jackson Car Show.
From top to bottom, Indulge yourself in everything this place has to offer! Split two bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a loft area perfect for an office, or extra bedroom. From its fully equipped, top-of-the-line chefs kitchen to the open living area, which’ll take you to your very own private backyard with a built in grill and gorgeous furniture, this is the perfect place for entertaining friends and family.
You’ll be just steps away from the pool and spa and conveniently located near the elevator that will take you to your two parking spots and large storage unit. All you need to do is bring your suitcase!
Ralph Haver | MidCentury Town & Country Rental
July 11th, 2018
Here’s your opportunity to live in a Mid-century Modern Ralph Haver designed home in the heart of Scottsdale. This wonderful 3 bedroom 2 bath home features an updated kitchen and baths, family room and living room, vaulted ceilings, and lots of windows bringing in natural light. You’ll enjoy the large back yard and pool or relax on the patio and watch the sunsets. You’ll find a separate workshop as well. This coveted location is just moments from old town scottsdale and some of the best restaurants and shopping around. Hurry, this one won’t stay around long!