Enjoy breathtaking views from inside these modern masterpieces that you can call home.
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7535 N. CLEARWATER PARKWAY
The setting of this Paradise Valley estate, designed by architect Bud Fonce (foncearchitecture.com) in 2018, is extremely unique. Set against 50 acres of state land featuring beautiful saguaro cactuses, the home’s disappearing glass walls bring the natural beauty of its surroundings in. A fabulous negative-edge lap pool and spa invites homeowners outside to enjoy primo views of Phoenix’s city lights and nearby Camelback Mountain. “This one-of-a-kind property feels like it’s filling a void in the middle of saguaro and desert landscaping,” says Joan Levinson, realtor at Realty One Group (480.543.0006, joanlevinson.com). “A long observation Cumaru Brazilian wood deck has two chairs at the end so you can sit and meditate and take in the marvelous open space.” Unique Cumaru wood sliding sun shades are featured outside around the barbecue and guesthouse, which was carved out of the mountain. “The guesthouse in particular really feels like you’re in a treehouse overlooking the city,” she notes. In the main house, retreat to the sprawling RH Modern circle couch in the central living room to bask in the home’s inviting ambiance, abundant natural light and open floor plan. THE PRICE $5,350,000 THE DETAILS 4 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 2.33 acres, 5,031 square feet THE WOW FACTOR A picturesque floating wood and glass staircase is a feast for the eyes, while vino enthusiasts will love the 936-bottle glass wine cellar.
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4535 N. 49TH PLACE
Located in the heart of Arcadia, this lush abode offers stunning aesthetics and close proximity to Phoenix and Scottsdale. Outside, shou sugi ban siding, weathered steel and stone offer a bold but organic facade for a look that feels like it belongs in wine country. Plenty of natural light abounds inside thanks to glass sliders and myriad windows from which mountain views entice. Cathedral beams frame the home’s large glass doors that lead to the outdoor pool, private grounds and surrounding vegetation. A chef’s kitchen, featuring quartz countertops and a butler’s pantry, sits adjacent to the living room and bar area, making it ideal for entertaining. Equally chic, the guesthouse includes one bedroom, a master bath, a kitchen, a laundry room and a one-car garage. “The stunning pool and lavish grounds, with its well-designed layering of plants, give this home the feeling that you would expect for enjoying the outdoor living on your property,” says Shawna Warner, realtor at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty (602.743.7006, theteam4results.com). THE PRICE $4,495,000 THE DETAILS 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 0.97 acres, 6,128 square feet THE WOW FACTOR A spalike master bathroom includes a soaking tub and a spacious shower for two.
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7000 N. 57TH PLACE
Perched high atop Mummy Mountain, this Paradise Valley estate takes full advantage of its unobstructed views of Camelback Mountain, the downtown Phoenix skyline and Scottsdale city lights. Designed by architect Jan Mittelstaedt (mittelstaedt.com), a sprawling 50-foot great room and soaring ceilings add to its grandiosity. “Aside from the quality and timeless design of the home, which is both functional and inviting, it’s all about the views. This view of Camelback is arguably the best orientation available today,” says Cionne McCarthy, realtor at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty (602.619.4550, cionnemccarthy.com). “The north-south exposure ensures that the sun travels directly overhead and not intrusively into the windows during the hotter months.” A fine-tuned backyard enchants with a pool, custom fire pit and built-in barbecue. THE PRICE $3,695,000 THE DETAILS 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 1 partial bath, 1.03 acres, 5,373 square feet THE WOW FACTOR A redesigned chef’s kitchen includes custom Neff cabinetry in a rarely seen burgundy red.