Luxurious Living Magazine | January 2012
A collection of luxury residences and land presented by Monson Luxury Group, Russ Lyon | Sotheby's International Realty in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Luxurious Living IN THIS ISSUE: MODERN LIVING ...page 18 COVER: Cactus Acres Estate ....page 6 MEDITERRANEAN MASTERPIECE ...page 24 ROCK STAR GLAM ...page 22 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM JAN 2 01 2 MONSON LUXURY GROUP Luxury REALTOR�, CLHMS, CDPE, EcoBroker Certified, ePRO� c | 480.250.0848 e | email@example.com M Monica Monson Follow Me! @luxeagent Stewart Downey REALTOR� c | 602.615.7118 e | firstname.lastname@example.org Rebecca Saavedra REALTOR�, ABR� c | 602.908.1321 e | email@example.com Follow Me! @lux_home_agent Alisha Collinson LICENSED ASSISTANT & TRANSACTION COORDINATOR c | 602.332.3446 e | firstname.lastname@example.org MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM www.monsonluxurygroup.com HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays are always a time to celebrate. We celebrate the joys we've had throughout the year, we give thanks to those around us, and we feel hopeful for what the new year will bring. We at Monson Luxury Group are reflecting on the year that has passed and feel blessed to have the opportunity to work with so many dynamic clients and colleagues in the the upcoming year. Our passion and zest for the business is the foundation of which we work every day. There's no greater satisfaction than seeing a smile as a new homeowner walks through the front door for the first time. Or, when one of life's chapters closes with the sale of a home and an owner is free to move on with their dreams. Wishing you all the very best this New Year brings! Join the Conversation facebook.com/scottsdalerealestateaz private getaway." "Your own 5 bedrooms 4.5 baths 5,797 square feet Builder: Celebrity Homes Community: Sierra Estates $1,400,000 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM ENCHANTING 13956 E. Yucca Street Scottsdale, Arizona This enchanting estate located in an exclusive enclave of luxury homes features custom paint and design detail throughout, a spacious and split floor plan including hand carved Cantera detailing, exposed timber beam ceilings, slab marble and custom lighting. A true chef's kitchen offers Subzero Viking, 3 ovens and top-grade cabinetry and opens to the family room. The lush private backyard backs to open mountain preserve and hosts a resort-like pool, spa, multiple firepits and covered patios. Enjoy city light and mountain views. Private guest casita is perfect for hosting guests and features a full bedroom, MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM office, bathroom, living room and kitchen. Unsurpassable price for this level of luxury within Sierra Estates. RESORT LIVING AT ITS BEST 9965 E. Desert Cove Ave. Scottsdale, Arizona The glamour of an estate property and the comfort of home, this new home captures 5 bedrooms 7 baths 8,200 square feet the very essence of Santa Barbara-style living. Privately gated, the exterior ambiance is breathtaking and welcomes you $2,800,000 with a pavered circular drive, custom Cantera water fountain MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Stunning interior features include brick and handpainted barrel vaulted ceilings, numerous carved Cantera fireplaces, natural stone and and charming front terrace with access to the front door and private guest quarters. Builder: Custom Community: Cactus Acres of Santa Barbara in the heart of North Scottsdale." "The relaxed feel wood flooring, and custom cabinetry. The formal living room has a light brick flooring detail with glass doors that pocket back for true indoor/ outdoor living. The roomy kitchen is the jewel of the home with every appliance imaginable including Wolf, Miele and SubZero, two islands and an extra large walk-in pantry. Adjacent to the kitchen is a warm and spacious breakfast room and greatroom with wet bar. In addition, this home offers a guest suite with separate access, a secondary bedroom wing with three suites, media/game room, oversized laundry room with island, resort backyard with ramada, outdoor kitchen, bocce ball, putting greens and more. MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM TUSCAN INSPIRATION 25148 N. 114th Street Scottsdale, Arizona If dramatic views are what you seek, this custom home has it all. Situated among the outcroppings in Troon, this Tuscan-inspired residence offers the finest interiors including natural stone and MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Offered at $1,575,000 4 bedrooms 5.5 baths 5,162 square feet Builder: Paul Development Community: Troon Mountain Estates appointed home with city light and mountain views in Troon." "A beautifully Cantera details, hardwoods, city light and mountain views, formal and casual living spaces with glass pocket doors, water features, multiple indoor fireplaces, oversized chef's kitchen, intimate master suite with private Romeo & Juliet balcony, den with full bath, and spacious bonus room with wet bar including wine refrigerators and keg storage. The resort backyard includes an ironfenced pool with impressive rock waterfall, spacious patios with speakers and fans, putting green and built-in BBQ. � � � MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM TRADITION 10191 E. Shangri La Road Scottsdale, Arizona On over an acre of lushly landscaped grounds, this estate property in Cactus Acres offers a flexible floor plan and numerous entertainment spaces. A substantial custom iron door greets you as you enter the foyer to this incredible home. The view through the formal living room immediately draws attention to the backyard. Across from the living room is the formal dining room with room for 10-12. The island kitchen is a chef's dream with plenty of cabinet space, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar and casual dining nook. The great room offers spacious living with circular wet bar, built-in display and media center, powder bath and French doors to the backyard. The master retreat invites with a cozy sitting area, built-in niches and spa bath with dual vanities, closets and water closets. It also has a two-sided shower and large spa tub. MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM 4 bedrooms 4.5 baths 5,487 square feet Builder: Unknown living with privacy, horse amenities and lush grounds." "Estate The backyard amenities include a sparkling pool, multiple sitting areas, grass, a sport court and horse facilities including a small arena, tack area and access to bridal paths. In addition, the side yard has an RV gate. � � � Community: Cactus Acres Sale or Lease $1,750,000 $6,500 unfurnished $7,500 furnished MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM SWEEPING VIEWS in FOUNTAIN HILLS 16507 E. Emerald Drive Fountain Hills, Arizona This fabulous custom home is surrounded by backdrops of incredible views and features only the finest in design elements and amenities. It is perfect for entertaining guests, as well as fit for a family. Inside, MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM $849,000 4 Bedrooms 5.5 Baths 4,544 Square Feet Builder: DAC, Inc. Community: Fountain Hills inviting, this Tuscaninspired home is perched on a hill with mountain and city views." "Warm and find several upgrades such as top of the line appliances, knotty alder doors and energy efficient windows. work area. Tremendous views surround the back of the home from multiple balconies and a pool and spa area with room to dine or lounge. � � � The split master suite offers a spa bath with separate tub and shower and a dual-sided fireplace to add a cozy element. The large oversized 3 car garage offers ample storage and plenty of room for larger vehicles or MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM CAVE CREEK'S MODERN LUXURY 5720 E. Canyon Ridge North Nestled among the natural Cave Creek, Arizona desert landscaping, this meticulous residence offers a materials creates the feeling that you have arrived. A circular drive leads to a front couryard that is the entryway to the main house and guest casita. A sitting area and fireplace add a sense of community between the two. The main residence is up to date including the natural stone and wood finishes throughout. The Builder: Custom Community: Cactus Ridge Estates contemporary ambiance with a warm, inviting feel. living room offers a custom built wine cellar created from glass and stainless steel. Sleek lights Landscaped by a Master of the Southwest designer, the long drive and use of desert MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM brighten the formal dining room and den, while the chef's kitchen offers plenty of space to entertain family and friends as it opens to the casual dining area and family room. The master retreat offers a spacious setting and a spa bath with every expected amenity. Outdoors you'll find plenty of patio space, a gorgeous beadcreate pool with negative edge pool and spa, fire pit and features, built-in BBQ area and breathtaking desert views. � � � 4 bedrooms 3 baths 4,573 square feet Lease $5,000/month Offered at $1,295,000 designed by a `Master of the Southwest' makes this special outdoor setting unique and inviting." "Landscaping MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM ROCK STAR GLAM 10801 E. Happy Valley Road, #21 Scottsdale, Arizona On the 17th hole of the Troon Country Club golf course, this Southwest contemporary residence in Glenn Moor offers inspiring views of Pinnacle Peak and magnificent curb appeal. The dramatic focal point of this home is its step-up circular great room highlighted by a large copper covered fireplace MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM The gourmet kitchen is designed with an expansive pass-through bar into the great room. The clean lines and dark granite counters create the perfect The lower level consists of a media room with wet bar, large indoor storage area, enclosed dog run and 3 car garage. and retractable glass doors displaying mountains and a stone-enhanced negative edge pool. backdrop for a creative chef. The elegant formal dining room features a stone fireplace, glass and stainless pendant lighting and sweeping mountain views. The home, built with energy efficient Rastra building system, provides every amenity including outstanding mountain, city light and golf course views. � � � are fit for a rock star or the ultimate entertainer." "The views and interior details 4 bedrooms 4.5 7baths 5,960 square feet Builder: Custom Community: Glenn Moor Offered at $1,600,000 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM UPPER CANYON AT SILVERLEAF CLUB 20724 N. 112th Street, 1705 Scottsdale, Arizona One of the most prestigious golf communities in Arizona, Silverleaf Club is nestled in 1.2 Acres City & Mountain Views Guard-Gated the canyons of the McDowell Mountains and offers unmatched amenities in a premiere desert setting. This $899,000 city and mountain view lot in Upper Canyon is surrounded MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Silverleaf Club's 72-par championship golf course was designed by Tom Weiskopf. by some of the most luxurious Mediterranean inspired homes available in the Valley. Take a Winter Break in Pine Canyon Flagstaff, Arizona Treat yourself to a taste of winter in one of the most exclusive golf communities Flagstaff has to offer. This luxury residence in Pine Canyon is avavilable for lease nightly or weekly and is the perfect retreat to enjoy the wintertime fun. Just minutes from Downtown Flagstaff and a short drive to Arizona Snowbowl, there's plenty to see and do. You'll want to come back year after year. Contact Us for Rates & Availability Monica Monson 480.250.0848 email@example.com Creekside Village, Lot 77 3 bedrooms / 3.5 baths 3,100 SF http://www.pinecanyonliving.com PRIVATELY GATED CONTEMPORARY 11366 E. Southwind Lane Scottsdale, Arizona Sitting atop 2+ acres and privately gated within gated Troon Verde, this contemporary custom home offers resort-style living. A unique custom iron door leads to the foyer of which the home is center upon. A MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM spacious family room is anchored by a stone fireplace surrounded by built-in banco seating. The chef's island kitchen includes cherry cabinetry, a large granite covered island with breakfast bar, a dining nook and 4 bedrooms 5.5 baths 4,215 square feet Builder: Unknown Community: Troon Verde getaway on acreage in Troon Verde." "A private wet bar with a TV that drops down from the ceiling. The master suite includes a dualsided gas fireplace overlooking the bed/bath, a jetted tub, dual vanities and dual closets. The guest bedrooms are en-suite with private baths and walk-in closets. Additionally, this home offers a theater and den. The backyard is set up for entertaining with a second drop-down TV, putting green, firepit, wet bar, 3/4 bath and A/C storage room that could be converted to a guest casita. MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Offered at $998,000 MEDITERRANEAN MASTERPIECE 11456 E. Chama Drive Scottsdale, Arizona This beautifully designed home truely captures the intensions of a Tuscan designed masterpiece. 4 Bedrooms 4.5 Baths Nothing short of warm and inviting, the interior details are the perfect palate for life's MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM 6,100 Square Feet $1,625,000 Builder: Capuzzo Construction Community: Troon Mountain Estates of this home is inviting from the moment you enter it." "The warmth precious moments. The formal living room is centered around a stone fireplace and retractable glass doors that exit to the terrace. The kitchen with brick ceiling detail has all the bells and whistles and an adjacent breakfast nook. The casual den has a wet bar, gas fireplace and access to the front courtyard terrace and the second level is home to a bonus room, guest room/bath and stunning balcony affectionately known as the Piazza. � � � MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM PRIME LOT IN THE ESTANCIA CLUB 27552 N. 103rd Way, 214 Scottsdale, Arizona The Estancia Club, which opened in 1995, is nestled on 640 acres of the northern .73 Acres City & Mountain Views Guard-Gated slope of Scottsdale's famed landmark Pinnacle Peak in the gated community of Estancia. Honored internationally, the $399,500 Tom Fazio designed 18-hole championship golf course offers MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM 7,314 yards of superb golf, bent grass greens, and breathtaking views. Ease of play is impressive at 12,000 annual rounds and enhanced by an active caddy program. Estancia allows only members and accompanying guests. CROSSROADS RANCH Prescott, Arizona Located just outside the downtown area of Prescott, this community of open-range land 250+ Acres City & Mountain Views called Crossroads Ranch is a true homage to the old west. For more information or for a Bulk Pricing: $1,350,000 This package of 250+ acres is avaialble with bulk pricing or the 5 parcels can be purchased private tour, contact: Debbie Dunbar 928-899-1867 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM individually. The minimum acreage in Crossroads Ranch is 8 acres per lot so your neighbors are spread out on the range. Your GOALS. Your DREAMS. Your FUTURE. We'll help get you there. 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