Setting and magnificence outline a collection of ultra-luxury properties—one with a $30.6 million price ticket—to be inbuilt an unspoiled canyon in Paradise Valley, Arizona’s wealthiest group. The dozen gated residences contained in the huge Phoenix Mountains Protect can be surrounded by desert and mountains but near eating places, outlets and airports within the higher Phoenix space.
Crown Canyon Estates takes its identify from a crown-shaped rock outcropping within the canyon. Consistent with the theme, every house carries the identify of a treasured gem and a definite design. The glass-and-steel properties on spacious heaps that begin at $11 million are designed to mix in with the pure setting and optimize views of the mountainous terrain.
The Sonoran Modern type, impressed partly by Frank Lloyd Wright’s horizontal Prairie designs, “is about Arizona expression and actually takes its cues from the gorgeous canyon, the stones, the rocks and the outcroppings,” says itemizing agent Silje Norbye of Scottsdale-based brokerage RETSY. It emphasizes an indoor-outdoor life-style that honors the environment.
Most deliberate properties include ready-made designs. Amber, for instance, blends into its environment with a tilted roofline and glass bridges that join components of the two-level house’s block-style design. It has 5 bedrooms and 6 loos in 10,000 sq. ft and sits on greater than 2 acres. It additionally comes with a six-car storage. The value: $14.5 million.
Three heaps have been reserved for customized designs, together with Amethyst, the most costly website. The five-acre lot is situated on the highest level within the canyon and affords sweeping views of landmark Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak. The customer could use or adapt an present design for an 18,000-square-foot house with a 10-car storage and swimming pool.
The properties below development are situated on a uncommon piece of personal land throughout the Phoenix Mountain Protect, a 7,000-acre group of parks designed to guard the pure atmosphere across the metropolis’s mountains. Tall saguaro cactus and shrubby palo verde and mesquite dominate the sparse panorama.
Residents in Crown Valley Estates may have entry to a personal path that leads into the protect for birdwatching, climbing and mountain biking. Standard hikes within the space embody the powerful climb to the height of Camelback Mountain and a neater 3.6-mile Freedom Path loop.
BedBrock Builders assembled the design workforce that created what Norbye calls an “architectural symphony.” Drewett Works, SWABACK (founder Vernon Swaback was a younger apprentice of Wright’s) and Stratton Architects have been chosen for his or her experience in incorporating native topography into their house designs.
Who’re the optimum patrons? Doubtless the ultrawealthy who search “utter tranquility and peacefulness” of the desert, Norbye says, however nonetheless wish to be near cities like Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Costs vary from $11 million to $30.6 million. Norbye shares the itemizing with fellow RETSY brokers Kirk Linehan and Chris Morrison.
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