Must-see North Scottsdale contemporary architectural masterpiece, 4,069 sq. ft. (main house 3,225 sq. ft. and guest house 844 sq. ft.). Approximately one acre of land (43,560 sq. ft.) that overlooks 130 acres of State Land. No HOA. Annual property taxes $2,825 (2020). Block and steel frame with liquid foam insulation that is injected into CMU block cells and between the block and drywall surrounding the steel frames (approximately 12'' walls). Originally built in 1998 and extensively remodeled until September 2020 (owners moved in). The certificate of occupancy was issued in July 2020. Contemporary architecture style with elements of territorial and industrial styles. 10-foot linear fireplace encased in ~5/8'' walnut and topped with 1/4'' steel plate. Celling height soars up to 16 feet cove with copper roof that is highest at the SE side and slopes downward to the NW side. Natural dark gray honed slate tile throughout the home. House also features ¼" steel floating shelves in the hallway. The living room is wired for 7:1 surround sound. Operable clerestory windows providing additional natural light on the South & East to West. The guest house is finished identically to the main home equipped with a Zepher wine/beverage refrigerator and a microwave oven. High-end appliances are Miele 48" range integrated with 6 gas burners, a griddle, an oven, a speed oven and a food warmer, Miele freezer, full-size Miele refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, Sub-Zero wine fridge, Wolf induction cooktop used for the coffee / tea station, KitchenAid trash compactor and built-in Sharp stainless microwave. Soft closing high gloss lacquer finished European made kitchen cabinets are equipped with LED lights and pull-outs. Quartz kitchen countertops and a 100" long 2" thick butcher block island with an integrated vegetable sink. Plumbing fixtures made by Grohe (German) and Franke (Swiss). The kitchen has a walk-in pantry accessed by a 5-panel frosted glass door. $15,000 extensive water treatment system to remove sediments, chlorines, and any other smells, and to kill any pathogens with UV light. The water is also softened and then filtered again. In addition, there is a reverse osmosis system for a dedicated tap at the kitchen sink. Bathroom counter tops are limestone, and the cabinets and built-ins have satin finish. Built-in sitting bench in the master for enjoying the expansive yard and mountain views, as well as for storage. The master bath is separated from the master bedroom by 5 panel frosted glass solid-core sliding "spa" doors. Kohler ceiling tub fixture that fills the limestone surrounded master tub from the ceiling with a glass-rod like look. Walk-in, curb-less master shower with a linear drain and featuring a rain head on the ceiling, a shower head on the wall, and a shower wand. The master bath has 3 mirrored and lighted (inside and out) Robern medicine cabinets. All floor cabinets in the home have custom stainless-steel toe kicks. Minke fans in all bedrooms, in the family room and a large fan in the main living area. Laundry room finished with gleaming white quartz counters and white cabinets accented by the stainless and chrome Miele washer and dryer (commercial grade, top of the line). This bright room also has skylight, an integrated ironing station and a stainless sink. The front door is a $10,000 African mahogany door with frosted glass inserts. The exterior patio doors and windows are wood/fiberglass aluminum clad Marvin products. The windows are crank operated for additional security. All the interior doors are solid 5-panel doors, 8" tall many with frosted glass inserts. The door fixtures are Linnea solid-304 stainless steel with the exception of the patio doors. The first-floor windows and doors are covered with bottoms-up tops-down shades. The outdoor kitchen features an Argentinian Grill from JD Fabrications, a dual gas cooktop, and a top-of-the-line TEC 44" infrared grill, all set in a ~16-foot 4-inch-thick concrete countertop. There are two exterior block and steel firepits in different outdoor living spaces. All sconces on the home's exterior were custom made from ~¼" c-channel steel. Huge rectangular pool is iconic and is surrounded by steel panels. There is also a modern outdoor shower that uses the filtered and softened water. Above the guest house is a 900 sq. ft. deck for entertaining or to capture a view of the valley. The rear patio is wired for 4 outdoor speakers connected to the main media center. 5 back patio fans compliment a professional misting system used for cooling the back patio. The landscaping includes numerous mature mesquites, iron wood, palo verde trees, and saguaro cacti. The interior of the landscaping is all surrounded with a block wall that is also screened and skirted at gates to prevent unwanted wildlife. The irrigated landscape is controlled by an Orbit WiFi controlled, intelligent timer. Two large, insulated garage doors open to a 4-car garage (1,092 sq.ft.) with 10' ceilings, air conditioning and tons of built-in storage with polished concrete floors. The garage doors also have accent windows dotting the south side. The air conditioning units were replaced on the main home in 2016 and the other upgraded to a 5-ton variable speed unit in 2019 (the owners did not move in until September 2020, so these are virtually new). The previous 4-ton unit on the main house was re-provisioned for the guest house. There is also a mini-split system in the master so that to sleep very cool at night the entire house does not have to be cooled down. There is a 400A electrical service to the house, and the garage has a dedicated plug for a welder or kiln. Timers control outdoor lighting (all sconces are controlled manually, except the garage sconces and step lights that automatically come on during the evening). Please also see the documents section for additional information.
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