This outstanding custom 3,700 square foot house sits high on a ridge in Desert Mountain in the village of Apache Peak. The 3,330 foot elevation sits nearly 2,200 feet above Sky Harbor providing spectacular unobstructed year round sunset, city light and mountain views. The house stretches more than 100 feet end to end ensuring that these prized views are shared by the family room, kitchen, dining room, living room, master bedroom and upstairs junior master. The home has been exquisitely furnished by an award winning interior designer with no detail overlooked. Each of the three oversized bedrooms have private bathrooms.
The entry courtyard leads directly into a foyer that boasts great views of the patio, swimming pool and down the mountain. A turn to the left leads to the powder room, dining room, kitchen, family room, upstairs junior suite and garage. A turn to the right leads to the living room, the master suite and the second first floor bedroom.
The living room boasts twelve foot ceilings with viga beams and saguaro spines. Windows on three sides ensure great views from all seats which include four armed leather chairs and a full size sofa. Just off the side of the living room are two oversized tufted leather chairs perfect for curling up next to the beehive fireplace to relax and read a book or play a game of cards. The dining room has a large round table with six arm chairs ensuring that all guests sit at the head of the table. Two additional entry chairs can be added to serve a total of eight. Windows on two sides again give clear views of city lights, sunsets and numerous mountains including Pinnacle Peak.
The kitchen is fully stocked with all of the utensils and kitchen appliances necessary to prepare outstanding meals. It features a large granite island with raised counter seating for three. The layout of the house ensures that the chef also has amazing views of the mountains and city lights. The attached family room has a beehive fireplace, seating for six with a 60 inch television and whole house audio controls. It leads out to an outdoor covered patio with comfortable seating for four, and an outdoor dining for six. This raised patio also has a stainless steel grill perfect for grilling and chilling.
The pool level has two chaise lounges and seating for four more on Sunbrella covered outdoor furniture with a propane fed fire pit. The pool is oversized with a water fall and an overflow spa for relaxing after a day of sightseeing and/or golf.
The first floor master has a king size bed, flat screen tv, sitting chairs and a beehive fireplace. The bedroom has total privacy from neighbors without sacrificing the fabulous views. The oversized master bathroom has been tastefully updated with two sinks, a shower for two, a jetted Jacuzzi bathtub, and a television cleverly hidden behind a private two-way mirror. The master bathroom has a plate glass window overlooking a large untouched common area providing views to the west and unobstructed views of Black Mountain. The Master also has a private raised patio with two outdoor chairs perfect for morning coffee or evening cocktails.
The second bedroom on the first floor has two full beds, a flat panel tv, a leather sitting chair as well as a large window bench. The view from the bedroom is straight up at Apache Peak capturing it’s natural beauty. The bathroom also has colorful Native American tile work. the large beehive shower has a north facing window. There is another east facing window next to the sink providing natural light. The bedroom also has a large walk-in closet opposite the bathroom.
The junior master suite (500+Sq ft) is up an open stairwell. The bedroom has windows on three sides, a king bed, a full size sofa, two love seats, a 60 inch tv a telescope and a wet bar. The bathroom has an oversized beehive shower tastefully decorated with colorful Native American tiles. The walk-in closet provides plenty of room.
The upstairs junior suite leads to an unparalleled view deck that boasts uninterrupted 300 degree views from Four Peaks to the McDowells, Pinnacle Peak, Camelback, South Mountains, the Estrellas, Lone Mountain, Black Mountain and Apache Peak. There is comfortable padded seating for four with an additional eight chairs available if needed. The high perch of the view deck means that all neighboring houses sit well below the horizon in nearly any direction you can look.
Desert Mountain is a private double gated community. Access to and use of the club facilities (golf, tennis, dining, fitness center) is restricted to members. Community hiking trails are available but designed for experienced and fit hikers. Care should be taken. The property owner and community accept no responsibility for any use of such facilities and or any risks associated with such use.+ More