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.
JAN 2 01 2 Luxurious Living IN THIS ISSUE: MODERN LIVING MEDITERRANEAN MASTERPIECE ...page 24 ...page 18 COVER: Cactus Acres Estate ....page 6 ROCK STAR GLAM ...page 22 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM M MONSON LUXURY GROUP Monica Monson Luxury REALTOR®, CLHMS, CDPE, EcoBroker Certified, ePRO® c | 480.250.0848 e | firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Me! @luxeagent Stewart Downey Rebecca Saavedra REALTOR® REALTOR®, ABR® c | 602.615.7118 e | email@example.com c | 602.908.1321 e | firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Me! @lux_home_agent Alisha Collinson LICENSED ASSISTANT & TRANSACTION COORDINATOR c | 602.332.3446 e | email@example.com www.monsonluxurygroup.com 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 “Your own private getaway.” 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 3 ovens and top-grade cabinetry in an exclusive enclave of luxury and opens to the family room. homes features custom paint The lush private backyard backs and design detail throughout, to open mountain preserve and a spacious and split floor plan hosts a resort-like pool, spa, including hand carved Can- multiple firepits and covered pa- office, bathroom, living room tera detailing, exposed timber tios. Enjoy city light and moun- and kitchen. Unsurpassable beam ceilings, slab marble and tain views. Private guest casita price for this level of luxury custom lighting. A true chefâ€™s is perfect for hosting guests and within Sierra Estates. kitchen offers Subzero Viking, features a full bedroom, MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM RESORT LIVING AT ITS BEST 9965 E. Desert Cove Ave. Scottsdale, Arizona 5 bedrooms 7 baths 8,200 square feet $2,800,000 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM The glamour of an estate and charming front terrace with property and the comfort of access to the front door and home, this new home captures private guest quarters. the very essence of Santa Barbara-style living. Privately Stunning interior features gated, the exterior ambiance is include brick and hand- breathtaking and welcomes you painted barrel vaulted ceilings, with a pavered circular drive, numerous carved Cantera custom Cantera water fountain fireplaces, natural stone and Builder: Custom Community: Cactus Acres â€œThe relaxed feel of Santa Barbara in the heart of North Scottsdale.â€? 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 4 bedrooms has it all. Situated among the 5.5 baths outcroppings in Troon, this 5,162 square feet Tuscan-inspired residence offers the finest interiors including natural stone and MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Offered at $1,575,000 Builder: Community: Paul Development Troon Mountain Estates “A beautifully Cantera details, hardwoods, and keg storage. The resort city light and mountain views, backyard includes an iron- formal and casual living spaces fenced pool with impressive with glass pocket doors, water rock waterfall, spacious patios features, multiple indoor with speakers and fans, putting fireplaces, oversized chef’s green and built-in BBQ. • • • appointed home with city light and mountain views in Troon.” kitchen, intimate master suite with private Romeo & Juliet balcony, den with full bath, and spacious bonus room with wet bar including wine refrigerators MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM TRADITION 10191 E. Shangri La Road Scottsdale, Arizona On over an acre of lushly land- A substantial custom iron door scaped grounds, this estate greets you as you enter the foyer property in Cactus Acres offers to this incredible home. The a flexible floor plan and numer- view through the formal living ous entertainment spaces. 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 chefâ€™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 The backyard amenities include Community: a sparkling pool, multiple sitting Cactus Acres “Estate living with privacy, horse amenities and lush grounds.” areas, grass, a sport court and horse facilities including a small Sale or Lease $1,750,000 arena, tack area and access to $6,500 unfurnished bridal paths. In addition, the $7,500 furnished side yard has an RV gate. • • • 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 4 Bedrooms only the finest in design 5.5 Baths elements and amenities. It is 4,544 Square Feet perfect for entertaining guests, as well as fit for a family. Inside, MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM $849,000 Builder: Community: DAC, Inc. Fountain Hills “Warm and inviting, this Tuscaninspired home is perched on a hill with mountain and city views.” find several upgrades such work area. Tremendous views as top of the line appliances, surround the back of the home knotty alder doors and energy from multiple balconies and a efficient windows. 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 CREEKâ€™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: Community: Custom Cactus Ridge Estates contemporary ambiance with a living room offers a custom built warm, inviting feel. wine cellar created from glass and stainless steel. Sleek lights MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Landscaped by a Master of brighten the formal dining the Southwest designer, the room and den, while the chefâ€™s long drive and use of desert kitchen offers plenty of space “Landscaping 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 bead- 4 bedrooms create pool with negative 3 baths edge pool and spa, fire pit and 4,573 square feet features, built-in BBQ area and Lease $5,000/month breathtaking desert views. • • • designed by a ‘Master of the Southwest’ makes this special outdoor setting unique and inviting.” Offered at $1,295,000 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM ROCK STAR GLAM 10801 E. Happy Valley Road, #21 Scottsdale, Arizona On the 17th hole of the Troon and retractable glass doors backdrop for a creative chef. Country Club golf course, displaying mountains and a The elegant formal dining room this Southwest contemporary stone-enhanced negative features a stone fireplace, glass residence in Glenn Moor offers edge pool. and stainless pendant lighting inspiring views of Pinnacle Peak and sweeping mountain views. and magnificent curb appeal. The gourmet kitchen is designed The dramatic focal point of this with an expansive pass-through The lower level consists of a home is its step-up circular bar into the great room. The media room with wet bar, large great room highlighted by a clean lines and dark granite indoor storage area, enclosed large copper covered fireplace counters create the perfect dog run and 3 car garage. MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM The home, built with energy efficient Rastra building system, provides every amenity including outstanding mountain, city light and golf course views. • • • “The views and interior details are fit for a rock star or the ultimate entertainer.” 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 1.2 Acres City & Mountain Views Guard-Gated $899,000 One of the most prestigious by some of the most luxurious golf communities in Arizona, Mediterranean inspired homes Silverleaf Club is nestled in available in the Valley. the canyons of the McDowell Mountains and offers Silverleaf Clubâ€™s 72-par unmatched amenities in a championship golf course was premiere desert setting. This designed by Tom Weiskopf. city and mountain view lot in Upper Canyon is surrounded MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM 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, thereâ€™s plenty to see and do. Youâ€™ll want to come back year after year. Contact Us for Rates & Availability Monica Monson 480.250.0848 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM Sitting atop 2+ acres and spacious family room is privately gated within gated anchored by a stone fireplace Troon Verde, this contemporary surrounded by built-in banco custom home offers resort-style seating. The chefâ€™s island kitch- living. A unique custom iron en includes cherry cabinetry, a door leads to the foyer of which large granite covered island with the home is center upon. A breakfast bar, a dining nook and 4 bedrooms Builder: Community: 5.5 baths Unknown Troon Verde 4,215 square feet â€œA private getaway on acreage in Troon Verde.â€? 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 Offered at $998,000 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 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 lifeâ€™s MONSONLUXURYGROUP.COM 6,100 Square Feet $1,625,000 Builder: Community: Capuzzo Construction Troon Mountain Estates “The warmth of this home is inviting from the moment you enter it.” 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. 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