Perfect for any multi-generational family needs or the corporate executive looking for a retreat, this newly built home with two separate guest houses is located in the very private, very exclusive gated community of Cantabrica Estates in the Troon area of North Scottsdale.Enjoy easy and quick access to all the lifestyle amenities Scottsdale is known for, but retreat at the end of the day to this unique home and enjoy the hushed desert sounds and serenity created by unimpeded views of the high Sonoran Desert and all its natural beauty, and the magnificent McDowell and Mazatzal Mountains seen beyond.Architecturally inspired by the timelessness of rural Mediterranean estates, while offering all the most current and upscale finishes, technology and appliances, this home epitomizes casual luxury that is timeless, warm, comfortable and inviting. It readily accommodates family activities and entertaining on any scale. On almost 2.5 acres, careful consideration to timeless detail enhance the well thought out floor plan of the 7317 sq. ft. main house with its French Limestone floors, stacked & Canterra stone fireplaces, varied ceiling styles, open flowing floor plan and 6 car garage, with room for more. An underground wine cellar is set up for casual entertaining. Perfect for family members or guests is the 1165 sq. ft. two bedroom guest house and a one bedroom 793 sq. ft. Caretaker's house, both with outdoor covered verandas, multiple seating areas, and an open air pool house with fireplace, stone floors, wood beamed ceiling and the kitchen and dining spaces, all add to an indoor and outdoor lifestyle that flows seamlessly. Every expectation is fulfilled. Absolute Tranquility....Inspired Setting Read on for more in depth description of this home: . This magnificent farm house style Mediterranean estate is the result of the vision and the superb craftsmanship of award winning builder, LaBlonde Homes. With breathtaking views of Arizona's Sonoran Desert, along with incredible and expansive views of the McDowell and Mazatzal Mountains, Four Peaks, Troon Mountain and Pinnacle Peak, this home is the epitome of casual luxury and readily accommodates family activities and entertaining on any scale. Quality of construction and careful consideration to timeless detail enhance the well thought out floor plan of this 9275 square foot home which includes a two bedroom guest house and a 1 bedroom gate house. Blending the indoor and outdoor living seamlessly, every expectation is fulfilled with generous sized rooms and luxurious, relaxed livability. The main house offers a very timeless and comfortable lifestyle. Details emphasizing the classical European character of this home include stone covered circular drive, dry-stacked stone around the exterior of the home, interior floors finished with French Limestone and hand-hewn, random wire brushed wide plank wood, stacked stone and Canterra stone fireplaces, and a variety of ceiling styles, including the multi-barreled, brick faced kitchen ceiling, the open web, wood beamed trusses in the Master, and the wood trimmed multi-box ceiling in the great room. The warm, and inviting luxurious master suite offers its own stacked stone fireplace and massive wall of windows, allowing for expansive mountain views. Additionally, there are 3 over-sized guest bedrooms in the main house, all ensuite, and a large study or 5th bedroom with bathroom, walk-in closet and direct access to the front drive. Other rooms in the main house include the library--so inviting with its classic architectural mill-worked walls and wood beamed ceiling--an exercise area, and the living room, opening directly to the patio and outdoor areas, showcasing spectacular mountain views. Add to this a true gourmet and entertainer's kitchen showcased by thr multi-barreled, brick lined ceiling and opening directly to the family room. This luxurious, European farm style kitchen has been designed to include two very large pantries, one for storage and the other a "Butler's Pantry," top of the line appliances and double islands. Along with being open to the kitchen, the family room embraces you with its warm and cozy atmosphere. French Lime stone floors, the wood trimmed, multi-boxed ceiling, a stacked stone fireplace and very large, pub style bar with its custom made zinc bar top, establish the atmosphere and make this a very special part of the home to enjoy with family and friends. A wonderful surprise is the basement level wine cellar with stone covered walls and seating areas, perfect for intimate gatherings. Perfect for guests, extended family or live-in help is the detached 2 bedroom guest house with living and kitchen areas and a detached 1 bedroom gate house, also with a living and kitchen area. Step outside this incredible home with its many unique and quality driven details and you will see what makes this home and Cantabrica Estates so special--the endless and pristine beauty of the area and the McDowell and Mazatzal Mountain, Troon Mountain, Pinnacle Peak and Sonoran Desert views. As a personal retreat, or for entertaining, the outdoor areas of this very distinctive home offer an inspired living space. Framed by mountain views and lush desert landscape, enjoy sunny skies while lounging in the double negative edged pool or relax in the spa or gather around the fire-pit in the evening and gaze at the brilliant star lighted sky. With plenty of room for additional outdoor activities to be added, perhaps you would like your own chipping and putting greens, a Bocce Ball court, or an intimate and private reflection garden? For outdoor entertaining, dine under the many covered patios or in the open air pool house with its antiqued bricked floor, open wood beam ceiling, built in kitchen, stone fireplace, and also offering a private bathroom with shower. While just a short distance from all the city has to offer, Cantabrica Estates is about tranquility and open space. For outdoor activities, close by are miles and miles of scenic hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, lakes for boating and fishing, as well as many world class golf courses. Looking for more? Scottsdale is known for its art and culture and offers an incredible mix of museums, shopping, restaurants, galleries and nightlife, along with a wide range of performing arts. Special events to enjoy include baseball's spring training, Barrett-Jackson car auction, the Arabian horse show and the Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament. Click on "Documents" tab for additional information about this home.
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