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FEBRUARY Love is in the air. In addition to Valentine’s Day, we recognize National Random Acts of Kindness Day on the 17th. Remember, loving words have the power to create - it‘s as simple as that. We also observe Black History Month, celebrating the talents and achievements of our African-American brothers and sisters. This edition of Art de Vivre, Ventana Fine Properties’ luxury properties and lifestyles publication, features our DC Ranch community as well as nearby neighborhoods. Since 1986 it’s been my privilege to serve numerous Scottsdale communities, including DC Ranch and Grayhawk. Please stop by our office anytime for a visit - you’ll find our team of neighborhood experts friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. See you soon!

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VENTANA MARKET WATCH

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Presented by Fletcher Wilcox - Grand Canyon Title Agency

85255 (DOWN)

85262 CLOSED SALES

24.2

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The number of sales which closed this month, (66) as compared to (82) the prior year month

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PENDING SALES

103

The average cumulative Days on Market, (103) for sales which closed this month compared to (152) the prior year month

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There are (550) active listings this month as compared to (592) in the prior year month. There is a 6.3 month supply of homes

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227 (DOWN)

6.7

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There are (495) active listings this month as compared to (528) in the prior year month. There is a 10.8 month supply of homes

PRICES

Median sales price this month was $758,000 as compared to $620,000 in the prior year month

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(UP)

The average cumulative Days on Market, (227) for sales which closed this month compared to (151) the prior year month

INVENTORY

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The number of pending MLS listings under contract where escrow has not yet closed (36) as compared to (21) in the prior year month

DAYS ON MARKET

(DOWN)

(UP)

The number of sales which closed this month, (46) as compared to (29) the prior year month

The number of pending MLS listings under contract where escrow has not yet closed (52) as compared to (35) in the prior year month

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Scottsdale

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Median sales price this month was $707,000 as compared to $760,000 in the prior year month

LISTING SUCCESS

(58%) of listings closed with a sale rather than expiring or being canceled as compared to (62%) the prior year month

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(61%) of listings closed with a sale rather than expiring or being canceled as compared to (46%) the prior year month

Information from the Cromford Report

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FEATURED PROPERTY PRESENTED BY LORI SPOSI Tierra del Cielo - North School House Road Cave Creek, AZ 85331

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Adjacent to the Black Mountain Preserve and high above it all, you’ll find 13.86 acres of pure privacy. Tierra del Cielo, or “Land of the Sky” is located at over 2500 feet in elevation with majestic North and East views of Cake Creek, Elephant Butte and the Continental Mountains. Go John Preserve, panoramic canyon sunsets and endless 13.82 Acres Total $1,200,000 city lights are the window to the South and West. This iconic property is just minutes away from Historic MLS & Parcel #s upon Request Downtown Cave Creek offering unique shopping and world famous dining. Truly a once in a lifetime Jeff Sidles 602-295-3815 opportuinty to own one of the last estate lots JeffS@VentanaFineProperties.com bordering the Preserve at Black Mountain. Art de Vivre

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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:

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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:

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BUILDER SERVICES Providing a seamless transition from homebuilder personnel to our trained representatives. Our fee structure is simple, straightforward and all inclusive of the following: Professional Home Staging and Decorating if necessary (3 listing minimum), Directional Signs (municipal permits obtained/renewed), Professional Photography for Homes and Community, Weekend Model Coverage by Trained New Home Sales Professionals, Familiarization with and Adherence to Homebuilder’s Sales Process, Weekly Traffic Reporting, Weekly Eblasts, “Enhanced” listing on Realtor.com ensuring top placement on internet home search.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Neighborhood Happenings Ranch Association Board of Directors Meeting FEBRUARY 5, 2018@ 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: THE HOMESTEAD COMMUNITY CENTER, 18600 N. 98th St. . Scottsdale, AZ 85255 United States DC Ranch community meeting.

DC Ranch Policy Committee Meetting FEBRUARY 9, 2018@ 7:30am- 9:00am

Location: THE RANCH OFFICES ON MARKET STREET, 20555 N. Pima Road Suite 140 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 United States DC Ranch community meeting. For more information, please contact the Community Council at 480.585.1641.. For more information about this and other events, visit http://www.dcranch.com/calendar/

McDowell Sonoran Preserve Happenings NATURAL HISTORY FIELD STUDY – BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS AND TREES FEBRUARY 3rd & 11th, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Brown’s Ranch Trailhead, 30301 N. Alma School Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85262

PREREQUISITE: You attended the Birds, Bees, Flowers and Trees lecture on February 3, OR you have previously attended a Conservancy’s Flora Fauna Lecture. For more information about this and other events, visit http://www.mcdowellsonoran.org

Scottsdale Happenings McDonald’s Rock-n-Roll Car Show Recurring weekly on Saturdays-52 weeks a year. 4:00PM – 8:00PM Location: THE PAVILIONS AT TALKING STICK SHOPPING CENTER 8800-9199 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

ADMISSION: FREE The McDonald's Rock 'n' Roll car show is the longest running show of its kind! This is the perfect destination to see classic cars and motorcycles. This free open-air event is complete with 50's era music provided by "Party Time DJ's." An average night showcases 250-500 cars and up to 150 motorcycles. CONTACT: (480) 443-0080 linda.whitlow@derito.com

Scottsdale ArtWalk 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

Old Town Farmers Market Recurring Weekly on Saturday 8:00AM – 1:00PM Location: 3806 N. Brown Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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This lively market features local growers and specialty food producers. Be ready to find a wide variety of organic and pesticide free produce. Enjoy a plethora of seasonal specialties such as cider and apples, flowers, free-range beef, free-range eggs and local cheeses. You can also choose from the selection of freshly baked artisan breads, Amish friendship breads, jams, picadillies, and tamales. Stop by for these and more of the great local foods you'll find at the Old Town Farmer's Market! Look for us in the parking structure located on Brown Ave. between 1st and 2nd streets (right across from The Mission Restaurant). For more information, visit https://www.experiencescottsdale.com/event/old-town-farmers-market/361058/

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Streets, Communities Named to Honor Scottsdale History By Joan Fudala, community historian

Streets and master-planned communities in northern Scottsdale have names that honor individuals in our history. Here are a few name origins: Bell Road – Harvey Bell, along with James Shea, attempted to build a canal in the early 1900s to bring irrigation to Paradise Valley, according to an article in a 2000 edition of The Arizona Republic by Bob Petrie Butherus Drive– Daniel C. Butherus was the President of the Arizona Conference of the Seventh Day Adventists, which had taken over the land of the former Thunderbird II World War II pilot training base in 1953. In 1960s, the Adventists deeded part of their land to the City of Scottsdale to establish Scottsdale Municipal Airport. Cavalliere Park – Adjacent to land owned by the late George “Doc” Cavalliere along Alma School Road, the park’s name pays tribute to a man and his family who were blacksmiths/ornamental iron artisans and owners of two of Scottsdale most beloved, former Western-themed restaurants: Reata Pass and Greasewood Flat. DC Ranch – Once part of E.O. Brown and partners 44,000-acre cattle ranch (1916 to 1950s), the master-planned community took its name from what Brown and his family called the lower part of the ranch. The original “DC” came from a brand that Brown acquired from “Doc” Crosby; the Brown family referred to the “DC” as standing for either Desert Camp or Dad’s Camp.

George Doc Cavalliere Anvil- Scottsdale Historical Society photo

Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard – The famed architect established his winter residence and school of architecture at the southern foothills of the McDowells in 1937. Greenway Road – the Greenway family was closely associated with the Roosevelts. John Greenway was one of Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and a Spanish American War hero. Isabella S. Greenway was a lifelong friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, and served as U.S. Representative from Arizona 1933-36. Hayden Road – Named for the family of Wilford Hayden, who farmed just south and east of the original Scottsdale town site from the late 1890s through the 1950s. Many erroneously think it honors Charles T. Hayden, founder of Tempe and father of U.S. Sen. Carl Hayden. Kierland Boulevard, Commons and master-planned community – The Herberger family owned the land on which Kierland is situated, and initially developed the site along with Woodbine Southwest in the 1990s. The late Mrs. Katherine “Kax” Herberger’s maiden name was Kierland.

DC Ranch- Scottsdale Historical Society photo

Miller Road – Named for Charles Miller, a businessman and farmer in Scottsdale in the early 1900s. He made part of his land available for Scottsdale High School (1923-1983) to be built on Indian School Road, and was a partner in the town’s first electric company and bank. Pima Road and Pima Freeway – honors the Pima Indians, who were early settlers of the area and presumed descendants of the Hohokam People. U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes officially established the what is now the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in 1879. Scottsdale Road – Named for Scottsdale’s founder and namesake U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield Scott and his wife Helen, who established a homestead at what is now Scottsdale and Indian School roads in 1888. Thompson Peak Parkway – Named for Thompson Peak, one of the tallest mountains in the McDowells (and the one with the cluster of antennae on top). Still wondering who Thompson was and why the peak was named in his/her honor.

Charles Miller- Scottsdale Historical Society photo

Thunderbird Road – Named for the World War II pilot training airfields operated by Southwest Airways: Thunderbird I in Glendale and Thunderbird II (now Scottsdale Airport, the Seventh Day Adventists Thunderbird Academy and the Scottsdale Airpark); the road connected to two airfields. Troon Village and Troon North – Developed by Jerry Nelson in the 1980s and 1990s, Tom Weiskopf designed both communities’ golf courses. Since Weiskopf won the British Open at Royal Troon in 1973, that name was selected for the new championshiop courses. About the Author: 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,

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THE CAMELOT STORY Camelot Homes is one of the oldest, family owned homebuilders in Arizona. With more than 45 years’ experience building thousands of homes in Arizona’s finest communities, Camelot Homes has established an unparalleled tradition of home building pride and excellence, and it shows. Camelot Homes is a native Arizona builder, and while countless other homebuilders have come and gone on the local scene, Camelot has maintained a sound and responsible business strategy that has allowed them to thrive during four decades of homebuilding.

THE HANCOCK FAMILY

Three generations of the Hancock family have guided Camelot’s growth over the years. From its inception in the 1960’s by Maggi and J.W. Hancock, to today’s second and third generation of leadership by Mark and Julie Hancock, and Cammie Hancock Beckert, the family continues to carry out the company’s formula for success. It’s a formula based on a dedication to the customer with an uncompromising emphasis on unique architectural design, details and quality workmanship. Phoenix area homebuyers have come to recognize Camelot Homes for its uniquely personalized service. The customer’s individual needs and desires are Camelot’s foremost concern, and influence the construction process from the initial planning and design, to construction and follow-up service. Every Camelot Home is built according to the Hancock’s highest standards of workmanship. Because Camelot Homes insists on building in only the finest Valley communities, and using the best architects, materials and subcontractors, the beauty and value of a Camelot Home is designed to withstand the test of time.Camelot Homes invites you to join in our growing family of proud homeowners as we continue our tradition of building distinctive homes throughout Arizona!

OUR VISION AND COMMITMENT TO YOU

Three generations of the Hancock family have guided Camelot’s growth over the years.

Camelot has a responsibility to you, our homebuyer, and to the communities in which we build. We will constantly strive for excellence in everything we do. We build homes that are innovative, reflecting the best elements of the past while boldly embracing the future. We will create neighborhoods that are an asset to the community in which they are built. We will give you personal attention and consider your needs to insure that the homes we build celebrate your uniqueness. We will conduct our business with integrity, courtesy and respect. We will work as at team to satisfy our homebuyers, enhance our community and leave behind a lasting legacy of pride.

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Camelback Mountain, Phoenix

5521 N Camelback Canyon PL, Phoenix AZ 85018 DRAMATIC VIEWS!! Nestled at the head of Camelback Mountain, this home has panoramic mountain & city views! A hidden gem situated on over ½ acre with circular driveway, oversized 3-car garage & lots of storage. A charming property, full of character & detailed craftsmanship including tongue & groove wood beam ceilings, flagstone & saltillo tile flooring, custom lighted niches & stone wall 2-way fireplace. Take the elevator & enjoy the second story floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing the fabulous 360-degree rooftop views! Resort-style lot features a sparkling heated pool with water feature & outdoor shower, built-in BBQ/kitchen & unique covered patio great for entertaining. Enjoy private access to Camelback Mountain from your own backyard. The potential is endless…

5 Bed

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MLS - 5716279

Marcie Hart 480-369-6350 480-204-6014

4430 Sq Ft $1,325,000

Christine Nelson

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Berneil Estates, Paradise Valley

6979 E Berneil Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 The perfect Paradise Valley Estate - LOCATION, NEIGHBORHOOD, ACRE+ LOT, 1996 “NACE” CUSTOM HOME - What are you waiting for... schedule a private viewing! This spectacular, North/South, 6,373 sq ft Contemporary home is located in a highly sought-after location within Paradise Valley. The custom home created by Nace in 1996 captures your attention with the grand front door, which is a piece of art in itself. Enjoy the clean design lines, and a warm, yet modern palette. Starting with the living/social gathering room with vaulted ceilings, large picture windows and a sleek serving buffet. This home is perfect for entertaining, as each area opens into the next, and flows into the stunning back yard oasis.

5 Bed

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MLS - 5683616

Christina Catalano 602-206-8270 602-818-3621

6,373 Sq Ft $2,375,000

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Beautiful custom Tuscan home perched on an elevated lot with enduring & sweeping views of golf course, Tonto National Forest and mountains. One of the finest properties in Tonto Verde backing to the 15th hole of the Ranch golf course & nestled in a private Cul-de-sac. This flowing & spacious layout design offers a chefs kitchen with abundance of counters & cabinetry, open to great room, wet bar, separate formal dining with 250+ bottle wine room is perfect for entertaining guests. Master suite features jetted tub, large snail shower with glass block windows, large walk in closet w/built in shelving & storage. Enjoy stunning sunrises and sunsets from resort style custom designed backyard featuring flagstone walks, built-in patio heaters, built-in BBQ, tranquil stream & forever views.

3 Bed

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MLS# 5589483 Aaron Church 602-616-1859

3,354 Sq Ft $885,000

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Gainey Ranch

7878 E Gainey Ranch RD 50, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Sophisticated renovation in the highly sought after Enclave at Gainey Ranch! Exquisite design & attention to detail pervade this unique property! Elegant foyer opens to a majestic living room w/wood ceiling beams, custom lighting & glass paneled doors that fold into one. Gorgeous, gourmet kitchen boasts high-end custom cabinetry, Caesarstone counters, natural gas dual fuel Wolf range & oven, Subzero fridge, full height built-in wine cooler and large island! Breakfast room surrounded by windows & door to access side patio & electric awning. Large den w/dramatic stacked stone fireplace. All new windows & 8' interior doors t/o. Magnificent, rich walnut hardwood floors. This is a must see for the buyers who appreciate high quality & timeless design!

2 Bed

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3,000 Sq Ft $1,150,000

Grant Mastre Bruce Dahlke

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Historic Go John Canyon

Old Stage Rd, Parcels G, H, J, K, & L, Cave Creek, 85331

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Total of 5 stunning lots are nestled in the Preserve at Go John Canyon. The location is ideal to enjoy the peacefulness of the Sonoran Desert, while at the same time conveniently located just minutes away from downtown Cave Creek. Four of the lots are 4.36 acres each and the fifth one is 9.01 acres; they can be built on separately or lots can be combined for more acreage. The roads to the lots are paved and utilities are to the lot lines; well and septic will be required. Residents will enjoy panoramic mountain views, lush desert landscape, privacy, and the miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails of the Spur Cross Conservation Area and Cave Creek Regional Park. Secluded, yet just a short drive to the many restaurants, shops, art galleries, bars, and entertainment.

26.45 Acres Total $867,000 MLS# 5667218 & 5667376

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Family Promise - Greater Phoenix

Helping Families with Children to break the cycle of Homelessness... In Operation since 2000, Family Promise-Greater Phoenix has provided more than just shelter for families. For the past 16 years, the programs at Family Promise have helped over 800 families. These programs have enabled families to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency. The Vision of Family Promise is a community of whole and healthy families. At Family Promise, we give families the tools and training to care for their children, find employment and housing, and become independent and successful. We strive to provide a safety net for children and their families before they drop into a cycle of endless shelters, loss of school attendance, unemployment, family instability and foster care. Family Promise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, independently affiliated with a national organization founded in 1986 and comprised of 200 affiliates in 46 states (www.familypromise.org). Family Promise operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and only serves families with children. More than 60% of our clients are children.

Please visit our website to learn how you can help:

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GOLD MOUNTAIN PRESERVE

A LUXURY GATED COMMUNITY IN NORTH PHOENIX | PRICED FROM THE 600’s www.camelothomes.com/community/gold-mountain-preserve/ Sales by Ventana Fine Properties

6422 W. Fetlock Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85083

Luxury has a new address in the Northwest Valley! For more information, call 602-908-8511


VILLAS OF LA MONTANA TOWNHOMES 16820 E LA Montana Drive #110, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

These unique townhomes are rarely on the market. 2219 SF townhouse with 4 BR, 2.5 BA-Master Downstairs and volume 20' ceilings. Granite Kitchen with Black & SS Appliances. 2 car, attached garage and all BR's have walk-in closets. Extremely well maintained community with gorgeous pool, separate spa and ramada. 4 Bed 2.5 Bath MLS # 5658106

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2,219 Sq Ft $364,900

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'Tamarack'' at Stonegate.

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11947 E. Terra Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85259 Enjoy Resort Style Living in this prime location within the exclusive guard-gated community of ''Tamarack'' at Stonegate. This move-in ready home offers 3 bed/2 bath split floor plan, formal dining, living room w/gas fireplace, vaulted ceilings, & large windows offering an abundance of natural light. The spacious kitchen features built-in refrigerator, slab granite countertops with large island great for cooking & entertaining. The master suite has double sinks, separate tub & shower, & oversized walk-in closet. Backing on to a natural wash, the beautiful & private landscaped backyard has a covered patio, built-in BBQ & lush mature trees. Residents can enjoy the great amenities at Stonegate including heated pool & spa, tennis courts & clubhouse. Close to Mayo, golf, hiking & fine dining.

3 Bed

2 Bath

MLS # 5702353

2,271 Sq Ft $509,000

Marcia Hart Christine Nelson

480-369-6350 MarcieH@VentanaFineProperties.com 480-204-6014 ChristineN@VentanaFineProperties.com

Grayhawk

19700 N 76TH ST 2058., Scottsdale 85255 All New Stainless Steel Appliances & HVAC System! Immaculate open & bright 1846 sqft,2 bed+Den,2 bath condo in gated Villages at Grayhawk. Rare end unit where you can enjoy open views & morning sun with a private feel on tiled back patio deck. warm two-tone paint, plantation shutters, rare extended private driveway, large garage w/epoxy floor make this residences stand out. Warm & inviting kitchen features, breakfast bar, solid countertops, maple cabinetry, recessed lighting-opens to great rm. Gas stub out for cooktop! Relax in large great rm, built-in media cabinet & bev frig. Spacious master retreat w/room for desk/workout equipment. Enjoy the Village's beautiful pools/spas & gym facilities. Convenient access Loop 101 freeway, hiking & walking trails, world class golf, shopping & dining.

2 Bed 2 Bath MLS# 5643300

1,843 Sq Ft $359,000

Aaron Church 602-616-1859

AaronC@VentanaFineProperties.com

DC Ranch - Courtyards at Desert Park 18650 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy #2039, Scottsdale 85255

The Courtyards at Desert Park is all about lifestyle! Enjoy spectacular MOUNTAIN VIEWS from this private & spacious loft-style home w/attached 2-car garage. This lovely unit features an open & split floorplan, plus a separate office, hobby space or play area. There are beautifully upgraded finishes throughout, & the well-appointed chef's kitchen offers a gas cooktop, built-in refrigerator, granite counters & SS appliances. This charming retreat invites you to relax in front of the fireplace, or on the roomy balcony where you can further appreciate the stunning views. Live in sophisticated elegance and enjoy the lovely amenities of this gated and peaceful upscale community, which not only offers lushly-landscaped grounds and a resort-style community pool and spa, but is steps away from the acclaimed Village Heath Club & Spa, Silverleaf, the Homestead Community Center, and miles of hiking and biking traiLs.

2 Bed 2 Bath NON-MLS

1,565 Sq Ft $399,000

Regina Buzzello 602-369-4482

ReginaB@VentanaFineProperties.com

Gainey Ranch Arroyo Vista

7705 E Doubletree Ranch RD 19, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Absolutely gorgeous home WITH casita, off 7th hole of the Gainey ''Arroyo'' golf course! Spectacular views seen from a truly stunning home w/amazing custom upgrades throughout...Granite slab counters, large kitchen island w/vegetable sink, Travertine backsplash, beautiful Alder cabinetry/doors/window & door frames/crown molding & wood beamed ceiling! Stainless appliances, Dacor double ovens, Subzero fridge, warming oven, wine fridge, beverage fridge off dining room, & wet bar. Large MBR suite w/separate exit features...large walk-in shower, double sinks, travertine & closet organizers. Large Den, wood blinds, skylights, gas cooktop & two-way fireplace, Tuscan plaster finished walls, German roller shields, 3 Pella patio door windows, built-in BBQ & N/S exposure!

2 Bed

3 Bath

NON- MLS

Art de Vivre

Volume 3 - Issue 2

2,341 Sq Ft $975,000

480.538.2124

Grant Mastre Bruce Dahlke

480-861-6586 480-242-2325

fineazhomes@yahoo.com brucedahlke2@cox.net

http://www.ventanafineproperties.com

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The Power of Our Networks Local Expertise | International Exposure

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Volume 3 - Issue 2

480.538.2124

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Art de Vivre Magazine Feb 2018  

Luxury Properties & Lifestyles / Real Estate Magazine for Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Carefree.

Art de Vivre Magazine Feb 2018  

Luxury Properties & Lifestyles / Real Estate Magazine for Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Carefree.