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We trust our friends and neighbors had a great 4th of July Holiday. The full moon is on the 19th, and the 20th is National Moon Day, commemorating the day man first walked on the moon in 1969. As always, with so much summertime activities around us, please remember to watch children around water. This issue of Art de Vivre, Ventana Fine Properties’ luxury properties & lifestyles publication, features a custom home by Calvis Wyant in The Upper Canyon of Silverleaf. We‘re also showcasing properties in DC Ranch, Desert Mountain and other nearby neighborhoods. After several great Food Truck Events, we are taking a few months off for the summer. Please join us again in October for delicious food and fun. In the meantime, stop by our office anytime for a visit, you’ll find us friendly and helpful. See you soon! Thank’s for reading -
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VENTANA MARKET WATCH
Presented by Fletcher Wilcox - Grand Canyon Title Agency
85262 CLOSED SALES
The number of sales which closed this month, (85) as compared to (76) the prior year month
There are (649) active listings this month as compared to (620) in the prior year month. There is a 7.6 month supply of homes
There are (532) active listings this month as compared to (491) in the prior year month. There is a 11.2 month supply of homes
The average cumulative Days on Market, (187) for sales which closed this month compared to (215) the prior year month
Median sales price this month was $690,000 as compared to $681,000 in the prior year month
The number of pending MLS listings under contract where escrow has not yet closed (46) as compared to (29) in the prior year month
DAYS ON MARKET
The average cumulative Days on Market, (134) for sales which closed this month compared to (147) the prior year month
The number of sales which closed this month, (46) as compared to (41) the prior year month
The number of pending MLS listings under contract where escrow has not yet closed (71) as compared to (69) in the prior year month
Median sales price this month was $820,000 as compared to $707,000 in the prior year month
(56%) of listings closed with a sale rather than expiring or being canceled as compared to (54%) the prior year month
(37%) of listings closed with a sale rather than expiring or being canceled as compared to (42%) the prior year month
Information from the Cromford Report
Real Estate Analyst, Fletcher Wilcox is the Author of The Wilcox Report Call Grand Canyon Title Agency For All of Your Escrow Title Needs.
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Meet Bev Beverly Dail started her Arizona real estate career under the visionary developer, Lyle Anderson, in his creation of Desert Mountain. She delighted in meeting people from all over the world and made many wonderful relationships that have followed her through the years. From there Bev went on to sell for Russ Lyon Realty and later Pinnacle Peak Realty where she joined Doug Simonson, Norm Kitzmiller & Dominic Scappaticci. While there, she received her Broker's License and went into management. Her Beverly Dail greatest experience has been in meeting REALTOR /Associate Broker and working with the incredible agents and the terrific buyers and sellers that she has known during her remarkable career. Bev joined Ventana Fine Properties in July, 2014, after living out of the area for some time. She states that she feels very privileged to be back in Arizona and working with John Birsner and the Tribe at Ventana Fine Properties. You can find her almost everyday at her desk in Ventana’s gathering room, offering inspiration and love to all that cross her path. ®
A SHOWCASE HOME PRESENTED BY MARIE HEILMAN
Chateau de L'Hoste, Saint Beauzeil, Southwest, 82150
Located in the Southwest of France, this exceptional property from the 17th Century with character galore once belonged to one of Napoleon’s generals. In the midst of the beautiful countryside, the property has been converted into a hotel that features 30 luxury guest rooms and three apartments. There is also a restaurant that seats 40 people inside + 70 more on the terrace. A separate, newer conference room can accommodate 100 people. The property sits in a beautiful 8-acre park with mature oak trees, organic garden, swimming pool and a very charming enclosed patio. Every room is different with its own, unique decor. The common areas include several sitting rooms with bar, fireplace, gardens and patio with a bread oven. Relax outdoors with volleyball, petanque, swimming pool and bicycle rental. There is also an office for five employees, warehouse & storage.
http://www.tourfactory.com/940606 Non - MLS Price upon request
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Ventana Programs & Services RELOCATION SERVICES:
Moving to a new location brings opportunity, as well as the excitement of a new adventure. Relocating usually means moving in the direction of fulfilling hopes and dreams. However, the transition from departure to destination can be challenging, and, if not handled properly, can affect the benefits of the move. At Ventana Fine Properties, we go all out to take the stress of the move off of the relocating family to us. Regina Buzzello, Ventana’s Director of Relocation, is committed to excellence in serving corporate clients and their relocating families. Regina earned her CRP® designation in 2015, enhancing her experience in the corporate world, professional training, and knowledge of the mobile workforce culture. Learn more about our services by calling our office or visiting:
SENIOR LIVING Ventana Fine Properties offers unique, personal and distinctive services for members of the baby-boom generation, as well as those choosing a senior living transition. Lifestyle changes associated with this time of life occur for a myriad of reasons and harbor great expectations of the future. At Ventana Fine Properties, our valued clients are like family whom we honor and respect as we work toward a smooth transition in what may be one of the most emotional and anxious chapters of life. With Ventana Fine Properties, this season is met with the utmost understanding, compassion and esteem. Learn more about how we can assist by calling our office or visiting:
NEW HOME NEIGHBORHOODS New homes in the DC Ranch area include neighborhoods such as Windgate Ranch by Tolls Brothers, Princess Enclave by Ryland Homes, Villas Altozano by CalAtlantic Homes and Line K at Boulder Mountain Estates by K. Hovnanian. There are also many custom homebuilders that offer quality products in the area. Learn more about area new home options by calling our office or visiting:
Home of the Month: Unit 1002 - $449,000
New Loft Style Condominiums Bart Mahrer | REALTOR® Associate Broker
from the high $400s
Upscale Living in Downtown Scottsdale Two bedrooms, Den, Balconies, Courtyards, Attached 2 Car Garages 3 Floorplans - 1375 to 1565 sq. ft. Only 12 homes available.
www.TrioScottsdaleLofts.com Sales & Marketing by Ventana Fine Properties 480-247-2960
Neighborhood Happenings Workshops for Youth and Families 7/22/2016 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Location: The Homestead Community Center, 18600 N. 98th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Children ages 9 to 19 are invited to Workshops for Youth and Families’ week-long summer programs located at The Homestead Community Center. DC Ranch residents receive 50 percent off admission prices—call the front desk at 480-342-7178 for the discount code. Visit workshopsaz.org or call 480-245-9724 to register for programs.
Food Truck Saturday! Will Resume on Saturday, October 8, 2016 Location: Ventana Fine Properties, 20865 N. 90th Place, Suite 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Join us for Food Truck Saturday! For more information and to RSVP, visit http://www.VentanaFineProperties.com/events or call 480-538-2124.
McDowell Sonoran Preserve Happenings The McDowell Mountains: A Geologist's Perspective 7/20/2016 5:30PM Location: Mustang Library, 10101 North 90th Street , Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Summer Survivor Series: Scottsdale's landmark backdrop and what the McDowells mean to a geologist. A geologist's analysis of the McDowells. Learn the parts of the McDowell Mountains that are the most interesting and unique. Discover what is special about these mountains and how they formed the way they did. For information about is and other events, visit http://www.mcdowellsonoran.org
Scottsdale Happenings Garden Flashlight Tours Thursdays through 9/3/2016 7:00PM – 9:00PM Location: Desert Botanical Garden,1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ 85008 Bring a flashlight and join us for an evening of exploration! The self-paced stroll along the Garden’s trails to a variety of discovery stations is perfect for families and children of all ages. Flashlight tours are included with membership or paid Garden admission. For more information, visit http://www.dbg.org/tours-activities
Native American Dancing Every Friday 5:00PM – 5:30PM Location: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, 7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Celebrate Native American culture with weekly performances of dancers from around Arizona sharing the traditions of their tribes. The performance includes hoop dancing, known as the “dance of life.” Performances take place at the Fountain Court at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa, and are free and open to the public.
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Every Thursday 7:00PM – 9:00PM Location: Downtown Scottsdale - Main Street from Scottsdale Rd. west to Goldwater Blvd., and on Marshall Way north of Indian School Rd. to Fifth Ave. The 40-year tradition of Scottsdale ArtWalk takes place every
Thursday evening in galleries along Main Street and Marshall Way in downtown Scottsdale. Once a week, the galleries extend their hours and show off the work of outstanding artists. ArtWalks typically feature show openings, artist demonstrations, food samplings and more! Wander into galleries, stroll around delightful areas punctuated by dramatic statues, dine in famed restaurants and enjoy live music all along the way. Horse-drawn carriage rides are usually available in cooler months and the free Scottsdale Trolley runs until 9:00PM specifically for ArtWalk. For more information, visit http://scottsdalegalleries.com
How and Where We Lived in Early Scottsdale By Joan Fudala
As you breeze through Scottsdale’s triple-digit summer by enjoying your air-conditioned home as well as a refrigerator full of icy treats, entertainment/technology and backyard pool, think about how we used to live here. Warning: this might cause you to break into a sweat. Going back about 2,000 years, archaeologists have found evidence that the Upland Hohokam People lived in brush-covered pit homes in the Pinnacle Peak area. They got their water from mountain springs which have since dried up. The Riverine Hohokam People lived near the Salt River, and hand-dug canals to water their crops. Remnants of their lifestyle were found during construction of modern-day structures in Scottsdale’s McDowell Road Corridor. Chaplain Winfield Scott consulted with members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community about what building materials would be best to build his home and ranch as he and his wife became the first homesteaders here in 1888. Winfield and Helen Scott rebuilt this home and outbuildings after the first Taking their neighbors’ advice, the Scotts and other early settlers put their home was destroyed by fire. Structures were wood, adobe and canvas, non-electrified kitchens in brush-covered ramadas adjacent to their houses. This with a brush ramada for cooking. Scottsdale Historical Society photo kept homes cooler, and lessened the danger of fire. Fires were common, due to wood used for construction, heating and cooking. In fact, the Scotts’ home burned down on Christmas 1895, but they stoically rebuilt on the northeast corner of what is now Scottsdale and Indian School roads. Tent homes – wood frame cabins with large canvas flaps to allow breezes to flow through the hand-built structures – were common in the late 1800s/early 1900s. Adobe construction also became common, and ‘milking’ the walls was a regular household chore. With Scottsdale founded as a farming and ranching town, homes were clustered near the Arizona Canal, its laterals and ditches in order to get water for crops, livestock and living. The dirt-lined canals also served as swimming holes (and places for baptisms!) and the canal banks were popular picnic sites. Electricity didn’t come to Scottsdale until about 1918, so homes were lit with oil lamps, and cooking Winter visitors and families relocating to Scottsdale stayed at Graves was done with wood Guest Ranch on the northwest corner of Scottsdale and Indian School or oil-fired stoves. roads. The cottages are good examples of the tent homes common in Perishable food was Scottsdale. Scottsdale Historical Society photo kept in a ‘desert cooler,’ a fruit crate covered with wet burlap in which food stayed relatively cool through evaporation. On the hottest nights, people moved their beds onto sleeping porches, often wrapping themselves in wet sheets, again to benefit from the evaporative effect. Much of everyday life took place outdoors, from eating under shady ramadas or al fresco, to doing laundry, to children playing with their friends. Until Scottsdale incorporated in 1951, there were only one or two paved streets. Without air-conditioning, windows were left open. Dust was a fact of life. Scottsdale’s first general store opened in 1897 at what is now the southwest corner of Rev. Elliott and his family lived ina wood frame house in downtown Scottsdale circa 1900. The tall object within the cooking ramada is Main Street and Brown Avenue. Although early settlers could buy staples there – and the desert cooler. Scottsdale Historical Society photo pick up their mail since the store was also our first post office – nearly every home had a garden to grow food for family consumption. With the invention of ‘swamp coolers’ and the arrival of electricity to town, Brown’s General Store added an ice house in the 1920s. Finally, Scottsdalians could bring home ice and cold food. Air conditioning didn’t become popular as a home feature until after World War II, responsible in part for Scottsdale’s tremendous post-war growth. Cattle ranchers were the first to venture into what is now northern Scottsdale. For example, E.O. Brown and partners established Brown’s/DC Ranch in 1916. Although Brown lived on Main Street in ‘downtown’ Scottsdale, ranch managers and cowboys lived at the ranches ‘off the grid,’ with no electricity, running water or other conveniences of the time. Keep cool this month! Scottsdale’s early residents enjoyed Thanksgiving at Chaplain and Mrs. Scott’s home, eating outdoors under a brush ramada. Scottsdale Historical Society photo
Joan Fudala is a Scottsdale-based community historian and author of seven books about Scottsdale’s history and people. Joan has served on numerous board and commissions, focusing on the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, arts and culture and human services.
To find out more about Joan’s books or contact her for a speaking event:
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Exquisite Spanish Mission-Style Retreat with Attention to Every Detail 10999 E Whistling Wind Way - Located in the Heart of Silverleafâ€™s Upper Canyon with Magnificent Views Inspired by their European travel, the property owners, along with the award winning team at Calvis-Wyant, wanted to create a Spanish Mission-Style home while capturing the magnificent city lights, golf course, and mountain views their Upper Canyon site had to offer. While maintaining architectural authenticity, the design provides the perfect blend of indoor-outdoor living spaces for family gatherings and entertaining. Guests will also love the 2 bed/2 bath/full kitchen casita with all of the amenities of a four-star hotel. The front courtyard provides a separate entertaining space and makes a grand statement before entering the house. The courtyard also leads to the main dining room, keeping with the indoor-outdoor living theme. No detail was spared, materials used include reclaimed hand-scraped walnut wood flooring, hand-painted motif tiles, intricate iron work, and handmade light Lori Sposi fixtures. And of course, no authentic Mission-style home is complete without a bell tower and this home has one with an antique bell from a late 1800â€™s church. The bell can be operated 480-332-3752 LoriS@VentanaFineProperties.com electronically from inside the home with a push of a button for those special 5 Bed 5.5 Bath 7,555 Sq Ft occasions. The property is so special that it has been featured in the March issue of Luxe Interior and Design magazine and will be featured in the August issue of Price Upon Request Elegant Homes, and the October issue of Beautiful Kitchens and Baths.
Stunning Views of Troon Mtn.
Troon Fairways Lot 1-107
25836 N. 104th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Gorgeous custom home with views of Troon Mountain and Pinnacle Peak. Featuring a cooking lover's dream kitchen with Thermador Gas cooktop and double convection wall oven, custom hood vent, 6ft side by side Sub-zero refrigerator/freezer, and large island, brand new Italian wood tile throughout, natural stone bathroom finishes, premium windows, doors and hardware, viga pole beams and columns, solid mesquite front door, 3 fireplaces, entertainers patio with built in BBQ, heated pool and spa, Canterra stone pool decking, artificial grass, out door shower, large master features private entrance and patio, office, also with private patio, lime stone steam shower, huge walk in closet, and stunning views of Troon Mountain, over sized garage with room for 4 cars and lots of storage.
4 Bed 3.5 Bath 4,156 Sq Ft MLS# 5359874
Lori Sposi 480-332-3752
Paradise Valley Estate
6720 E Bluebird Lane, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Multi-home Luxury Lifestyle Living
''Home of the Golden Sunset'' Paradise Valley Estate with two luxury homes. This is multi-home, luxury lifestyle living at its finest. From the intricate details floor to ceiling, you will notice Cantera fireplaces and door surrounds; travertine, slate, and hand-scraped wood flooring intricately placed throughout. The main home is 5,757 sq ft with a master bedroom suite, a secondary bedroom suite, an upstairs bedroom quarters, and three additional bonus rooms. The main house has a 4 car garage, with additional storage. The secondary home is 2,148 sq ft with a dual master floor plan, three patios, a private, secured backyard, along with a 2 car garage.
6 Bed 5 Bath 7,905 Sq Ft MLS# 5353273 $2,999,000
602-206-8270 ChristinaC@AngelsRE.com 602-751-2162 JenniferS@AngelsRE.com
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An absolute rare find, this incredible, meticulously maintained, elevated gated equine luxury property in North Scottsdale includes a beautifully designed custom residence with guest house and custom 4-stall barn on over 5 lush landscaped acres. Picturesque windows capture the lush grounds, fruit orchard and amazing views for entertaining with a large pool, several patios with covered and outdoor seating, large grassy area and high end BBQ/EVO/outdoor kitchen. Beyond is an incredibly equipped pristine barn with 4 oversized stalls, tack room, feed room, turnouts, private 5000 gallon well and much more. Surrounding amenities incl. multiple pastures and a large arena all with incredible views of four peaks.
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8101 E Wingspan Way, Scottsdale 85255 Overlooking the 7th fairway & green of Raptor golf course in sought after guard gated Raptor Retreat in Grayhawk. This Open & light 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home features all new exterior paint, large kitchen w/granite counters, stainless steel appliances, gas range, travertine backsplash & custom cabinets. Huge granite counter in kitchen seats 8. Large master bedroom includes comfortable sitting area w/great views. Versailles pattern flooring & custom painting t/o. Private backyard is entertainers delight, extensive use of brick pavers, huge wrap-around bar, large heated spool with cascading water feature & great views. Private courtyard off kitchen w/built-in gas BBQ. Neighborhood features tennis courts, heated pool & spa. Close to world class golf, dining, entertainment, shopping & freeways.
3 Bed 2.5 Bath MLS# 53987228
2,937 Sq Ft $915,000
Aaron Church 602-616-1859 AaronC@VentanaFineProperties.com
DC Ranch - Courtyards at Desert Parks 18650 N. Thompson Peak Parkway 2063, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Elegant & immaculate 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhome with separate den located in the gated DC Ranch community of Courtyards at Desert Parks. Ground floor entry with garage leads to beautifully appointed second floor living. This light, bright open floorplan includes stunning VIEWS of the McDowell Mountains from almost every window. A neutral color palette and upgraded finishes include slab granite, stainless Viking appliances and warm wood cabinetry. Experience picturesque VIEWS from the spacious balcony and enjoy the sunrise and sunset; watch while the mountains change color to a majestic purple every evening. This beautifully landscaped luxury neighborhood offers a community pool/spa and is located in the heart of DC Ranch; steps away from the McDowell Mountains, Village Health Club and Spa, Silverleaf, Homestead Community Center and the Gateway Trailhead. Live the DC Ranch lifestyle with access to all DC Ranch amenities.
In Saguaro Forest
Exceptional Views & Spectacular Sunsets! 9977 E Sterling Ridge Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85262
Spectacular Custom Contemporary designed by Rich Cipriano, proudly standing on a ridge line premium site in Saguaro Forest. Aerial panoramic views over the entire valley and city lights. Walls of windows throughout to enjoy the views from every room. Living room features a stunning lighted copper fireplace. Formal dining (currently piano room) includes a custom glass wall art piece. Elegant master suite features a fireplace and custom made birdesye maple wall unit. Three en-suite guest bedrooms including the attached resort style casita. Office/library with built-in cabinets & hard wood floors. Downstairs is a spacious game room/family room to relax and watch TV with fireplace & wet bar, opening to home theater or exercise room with 1/2 bath. The house also includes a wine room, 3 powder rooms, every room has been upgraded with the finest finishes. Equity Golf Membership included with privileges to six Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses. Desert Mountain is a World Class Community offering nine restaurants, concierge services, the Sonoran Spa & Fitness Center, hiking trails, horse back riding and luxury camping. Come and enjoy the serenity of this home.
MLS# 5356281 MARIE HEILMAN
6,782 Sq Ft $3,495,000
6137 N. Scottsdale Rd, #108, “Hilton Village” Scottsdale, AZ 85253 TapHouseKitchen.com • 480-656-0012
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