Southwest in Scottsdale! Mission Del Arroyos Condo
February 21st, 2024
Discover luxury at Mission De Los Arroyos. This Sante Fe Style Modern community offers a fully remodeled 2 Bed, 2 Bath unit featuring exquisite granite waterfall countertops. Revel in the light, airy feel, generous bedrooms, and thoughtfully designed split floorplan. The great room, adorned with a fireplace, exudes warmth and charm, creating an inviting ambiance.
Step onto the East-facing patio from this ground-level haven, perfect for morning coffees or evening relaxation. Centrally located with easy 101 freeway access, enjoy the convenience of two community pools and the affordability of low HOA fees. This residence is tailored for first-time buyers, those seeking a lock-and-leave lifestyle, or individuals downsizing with discerning taste.
Experience Arizona living at its finest, where architectural elegance meets functional design. Immerse yourself in a home that transcends the ordinary, offering a unique blend of sophistication and comfort. Make Mission De Los Arroyos your sanctuary, where every detail is a testament to refined living.
Rare Opportunity in Marlen Grove – Ralph Haver, AIA
February 2nd, 2024
Ralph Haver in Marlen Grove! This mid-century modern home was completely updated inside and out. Ralph Haver details, low-sloped roof, vaulted & beamed ceilings & clerestory windows bringing in natural light throughout. Highest quality architectural details are used judiciously, keeping the spaces uncluttered and open. The attention to detail is a minimalist’s dream come true – you will want to call this home…
Upon entering, Ralph Haver’s iconic design elements unfold—a low-sloped roof, vaulted ceilings, and clerestory windows. Architectural excellence is paramount, with the highest quality details creating uncluttered, open spaces, fulfilling the minimalist’s dream. Interiors are a curated blend of simplicity and sophistication, with each room telling a story of form and function in perfect harmony. Outdoors, meticulous landscaping extends living areas, crafting an oasis where indoor and outdoor living converge seamlessly. This residence embodies mid-century modern living at its zenith. From Haver’s signature elements to thoughtfully designed interiors, it captures the spirit of a bygone era reimagined for the modern connoisseur. Marlen Grove invites you to a lifestyle where artistry and functionality converge—an invitation to immerse yourself in a living masterpiece, where every detail whispers the story of refined elegance and contemporary sophistication.
Twin Hawk Condominiums – Will Bruder, FAIA
Live in your own piece of art! Designed by renowned architect, Will Bruder, this contemporary home boasts cast concrete walls, tall ceilings with clerestory windows, tons of natural light, flagstone floors, pivot doors, and the sophisticated contemporary feel that you have been looking for. We are located very close to the World Famous fountain, four golf courses in Fountain Hills, and phenomenal mountain views. The seller has put over $350K in additions, renovations and upgrades. This home is extremely open with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus a den which is perfect for working from home. The kitchen features new cabinetry with solft-close drawers, quartz countertops, stainless steel waterfall edge, Bosch and Viking appliances, farm sink and concrete/rock backsplash.
Featuring a large primary suite with a large slider door for natural light, European-style closet, custom steel Vanity in the bathroom with frosted glass linen closet and custom chandelier, plus unique Bruder window details with glass block windows. The Laundry Room has been extended for a large Pantry and storage cabinets and stained concrete floors. Special LED lighting throughout the home. Custom copper roofing, clean lines, and modern touches. This home is a must see! Put it on your list!
Bon Vie 28 – Designer Modern!
January 26th, 2024
Explore an exclusive opportunity to own a piece of architectural history with this meticulously crafted 1 bed, 1 bath Mid Century Modern masterpiece by renowned architect Donald Van Ess. Ascend to the upper echelons of design in this ultra-unique unit, thoughtfully adorned with original furnishings available for purchase, allowing you to seamlessly integrate style into your lifestyle. The property unfolds as a one-of-a-kind sanctuary, featuring a small office space for added functionality. Immerse yourself in the rich local culture with Scottsdale Stadium and Old Town Scottsdale just a stroll away.
Boasting move-in readiness and the mark of its original owner, this dwelling captures the essence of Mid-Century allure. The community’s heated pool beckons for relaxation and socializing, elevating your living experience. With 1-car carport parking, your convenience is prioritized, and excellent lock-and-leave capability ensures peace of mind for those on the go.
Indulge in the seamless blend of form and function, celebrating timeless design and unparalleled craftsmanship. Don’t miss this extraordinary chance to call this iconic dwelling home – where every detail tells a story of architectural excellence and sophistication.
Bon Vie #19 – Modern Luxury
Step into an enchanting realm of mid-century allure with this 2-bed, 1-bath masterpiece. A symphony of artistic design unfolds, showcasing an unforgettable bathroom adorned with Ann Sacks tile and graced by Waterworks faucets. The kitchen is a culinary haven, featuring modern Euro cabinets, sleek concrete counters, and a glass backsplash that complements the unit’s contemporary aesthetic. Ease into the rhythm of daily living on cork flooring, appreciating the seamless integration of an in-unit washer/dryer for added convenience. The owner suite, a haven of tranquility, boasts a built-in wardrobe, offering both elegance and functionality. Architect Donald Van Ess’s visionary touch is evident in every architectural nuance, creating a residence that transcends time. Immerse yourself in the serenity of a ground-floor oasis, seamlessly connecting indoor and outdoor living through a spacious patio. This unit is not merely a dwelling; it’s a testament to the harmonious fusion of mid-century aesthetics and modern comfort. As the heartbeat of Old Town Scottsdale pulses nearby, along with the vibrant arts districts and Scottsdale Stadium, this residence encapsulates the essence of urban living.
Whether you’re a connoisseur of architectural brilliance or seeking a distinctive lifestyle, this home invites you to partake in a narrative of style and substance. Discover a haven where concrete meets creativity, where every corner tells a story, and where living is an art form. Your urban sanctuary awaits, promising a tapestry of experiences within the heart of Scottsdale’s cultural tapestry. Welcome to a residence that transcends the ordinary and embraces the extraordinary – where architecture is not just a backdrop but a living, breathing masterpiece.
Paradise Valley Meets Arcadia – Camelback Mountain View
October 24th, 2023
NEW LISTING! Classic Tradition meets Location! Updated 1950’s Ranch is tucked in on a near 2-ACRE lot! Paradise Valley prime location boasts views of Camelback Mountain and Praying Monk. Desirable cul-de-sac lot offers privacy, possibilities to add a guest casita. Double doors lead to the grand foyer full of natural light from French doors, skylights and the openness of towering wood-beam vaulted ceilings. Huge dual+cedar closets. Impressive brick and wood flooring, wainscoting, built-in bookshelves accent this traditional beauty. Island kitchen W/granite, Subzero, 6 burner Viking gas stove + second oven. 360 bottle wine cellar! Kitchen opens to family rm w/ fireplace, inviting breakfast room to enjoy the serenity of the private central courtyard. Room to roam or build on this irreplaceable lot! WOW!!!
An entertainer’s delight offering formal dining and living room with second fireplace in addition to the welcoming kitchen. Abundance of exterior amenities – Gazebo, heated play pool / spa, built-in BBQ, 4th car garage workshop with extra cabinets and 3 car side entry garage, large secluded driveway, front porch, N/S exposure, VIEWS to rave about! Priced below appraised value!
Finally! A timeless and gracious PV-area home…that’s priced right! Enjoy a fabulous gated location and recent designer updates! Inside, over $300K invested: open kitchen, fresh cabinets, granite, Viking appliance, wine-fridge, updated baths & elegant primary suite. Outside: views of Horseshoe Mtn & lush yard offers an oasis w/salt-water pool/spa, raised seating, flagstone, fire-feature, BBQ, fridge, deep shade & mature landscape w/grass play area and palm tree views! PLUS multiple fireplaces, custom media wall, soaring ceilings, newer roof, 3-car garage, N/S CDS Lot, and so much more…at just over 4500sf plus an executive office, all en-suite baths & a kitchen to host cooking parties, this home delivers! All this and coveted “3-C” Scottsdale Schools too- a MUST SEE home! HURRY…
Location, charm, livability all wrapped up into this full house package! Live on a 1950’s street of dreams with solid state ranches and front porch living. This 4 bedroom plus den home boasts a full renovation to the standards of today, extras like a luxurious heated pool & spa, putting green and garage level up this property. On a MASSIVE almost 1/3 acre lot, space, storage, room to breathe is all possible here. Beautiful flooring, light palatte, completely chef-y kitchen with quartz and stainless in all the right places with warm real wood cabinetry and a kitchen island that invites all to sit and stay a while. Near everything you want and need at Biltmore/Arcadia Lite and Camelback Corridors for ease of living. Spacious primary, irrigated lot, open floor plan … it is all here!
Iconic Three Fountains 28 – Al Beadle Architect
April 26th, 2023
DESIGNER SHOWCASE, IRREPLACEABLE! Al Beadle, the Valley’s quintessential modernist, defined what is now known as Mid Century Modern. Inspired by Beadle’s ingenious design, By Design Development brings a fresh perspective to the style, asking, ”What Would Beadle Do?” This question became central to the renovation of Three Fountains #28. The vision embraced Beadle’s low-profile & clean lines, while introducing a rich and timeless palette that is approachable, soft, and elegantly inviting. Assembling an expert team featuring award winning interior design by Lawrence Lake Interiors, w/ architect Ned Sawyer, and Scott Jarson, Lake’s ‘Beadle NOW’ concept embodies the essence of Three Fountains #28. Experience the harmony of Beadle’s iconic style & allure! Significant & Remarkable. SEE MORE
Come, experience the enchanting blend of Mid-Century Modern architecture and contemporary refinement at Three Fountains #28. Drawing inspiration from Al Beadle’s enduring legacy, visionary designer Lawrence Lake Interiors skillfully merged Beadle’s iconic aesthetics with modern elegance, guided by the principle “What Would Beadle Do?”
The vision for Three Fountains #28 seamlessly combines Beadle’s signature low-profile and clean lines with a rich, timeless color palette, creating an inviting atmosphere that radiates sophistication. To realize this harmonious concept, By Design Development assembled a team of renowned experts, featuring Lawrence Lake Interiors and including architect Ned Sawyer, Beadle’s long-time collaborator, and Scott Jarson.
Three Fountains #28 features soft marble flooring in the primary bath, completely new cabinetry throughout, a stackable washer & dryer, and a beautifully landscaped back patio. The kitchen has been functionally reimagined, featuring an eat-in kitchen island, Beadle Ball pendants, and a full-sized French door fridge.
The secondary suite is set for an updated office, and terrazzo tiles adorn both indoor and outdoor spaces. Rare blue and green original glass reveals, along with a glass door reveal opening up the foyer, create a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor living. The property features a water feature and mirrored yard, expanding spaces while showcasing concrete and Mid-Century aesthetics.
Additional highlights include commercial-grade carpeting, painted block walls, Euro cabinetry, a glass reveal walk-in shower, built-in closets, spider uplighting, floating vanities, and high-end fixtures. The entry wall has been removed for added light, further enhancing the property’s inviting atmosphere.
Nestled within this sophisticated haven, you’ll find seamless indoor-outdoor spaces, perfect for entertaining or simply enjoying the tranquility of your surroundings. The landscaped back patio serves as an extension of the living area, providing a serene setting for relaxation or al fresco dining.
The attention to detail in this exceptional property is evident in every aspect, from the rare original glass reveals and terrazzo tiles to the art including a high-end Al Beadle sculpture and original art works by Straight Lines and Corners adorning the walls. The result is a captivating fusion of Beadle’s timeless design principles and contemporary sophistication that offers discerning homeowners a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the essence of Mid-Century Modern design with a contemporary flair.
Whether you’re seeking a luxurious retreat or a stylish and functional space to call home, Three Fountains #28 delivers the perfect combination of elegance, comfort, and modern amenities, all within a beautifully reimagined Mid-Century Modern setting. Discover the captivating union of Beadle’s iconic style and contemporary sophistication at the reimagined Three Fountains #28, where an unparalleled living experience awaits. Completely curated furnishings, accessories and custom designed art is available on a separate bill of sale. This design work alone is priceless.
MID CENTURY MODERN: Richert House – Blaine Drake Architect
November 30th, 2023
Carefree Arizona is a special place. This small community located at the far northeast area of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area is positioned between the mining town of Cave Creek, and what is now Scottsdale. Originally developed in the early 1960’s, we’re often highlighting some of the original architects that helped shape this charming town of less than 4000.
One can only imagine the natural beauty and stunning backdrop that this community provided for this very special mid-century home. Designed and built in 1965 by one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s original apprentices, Architect Blaine Drake, the house remains nearly completely original.
For the MCM lover this present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to obtain a pristine and unchanged example of Drake’s signature design. The classic “Arizona Tan” slump-block constructed home features materials and finishes that echo other significant designs from Blake created during a highly productive era for him.
This home offers original millwork and details which include Terrazzo Floors, floor to ceiling glass, and exposed wood ceilings and beams. The appliances have been thoughtfully updated to reflect the original scale. Located on an incredible 1.6 acre natural desert lot, the sweeping views to the north and east offer stunning vistas of the Continental Mountains.
The terms and sale will be subject to court approval. For a personal tour of this delightful Arizona home, contact us directly.
Updated Gemini Home in Sun City!
November 21st, 2023
Welcome to the Active Adult community of Sun City with 8 golf courses and 7 Rec Centers. This PHASE II Gemini home was totally remodeled in 2019. You will enjoy the updated kitchen with white cabinets, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, open concept and pantry. Two separate living areas, wood-like flooring, carpet in the bedrooms, walk-in closet with closet organizers, and very nice updated bathrooms. Plenty of room for your golf cart, attached garage cabinets, ample storage, and front and back covered patios. Enclosed Arizona Room, and also a shaded covered patio space. Plenty of room to grow and move around in this home! The HOA takes care of the green grass in the front and back. Perfect for lock-and-leave lifestyle or for living in Sun City full-time.
Bon Vie 27 – Modern Perfection!
May 20th, 2023
NEW PRICE!! Outstanding value in the stunning Bon Vie. This unit is a rare find in the heart of Scottsdale. Professionally remodeled by Kaitlin Wolfe at Iconic Design, this high-end design is sure to impress all of your friends and family. You will be awed from the minute you walk in the door by its mid-century modern design and calming atmosphere. Imagine coming into town to stay in your vacation hideaway that is not only a gorgeous, quiet space, but also walking distance to all the Scottsdale entertainment nearby. With easy access to the highway, you can explore all that the Valley has to offer. Every detail has been carefully considered to create a space where you can relax and unwind. It’s calm, quiet, and relaxed – Bon Vie, Unit 27. You do not want to miss this opportunity!