Setting and elegance outline a set of ultra-luxury properties—one with a $30.6 million price ticket—to be inbuilt an unspoiled canyon in Paradise Valley, Arizona’s wealthiest group. The dozen gated residences contained in the huge Phoenix Mountains Protect will probably be surrounded by desert and mountains but near eating places, retailers and airports within the larger Phoenix space.
Crown Canyon Estates takes its identify from a crown-shaped rock outcropping within the canyon. In step with the theme, every residence carries the identify of a valuable gem and a definite design. The glass-and-steel properties on spacious heaps that begin at $11 million are designed to mix in with the pure setting and optimize views of the mountainous terrain.
“Crown Canyon gives seclusion, exclusivity, and the solace that the neighboring properties will probably be of comparable design and development high quality. Essentially the most discerning Paradise Valley homebuyer will discover a distinctive providing on this privately gated group completely carved into a shocking canyon,” says itemizing agent Chris Morrison of Scottsdale-based brokerage RETSY.
The Sonoran Up to date fashion, impressed partially by Frank Lloyd Wright’s horizontal Prairie designs, “is about Arizona expression and actually takes its cues from the attractive canyon, the stones, the rocks and the outcroppings,” explains Silje Garner of Paradise-Valley primarily based builder BedBrock Improvement. It emphasizes an indoor-outdoor way of life that honors the environment.
Most deliberate properties include ready-made designs. Amber, for instance, blends into its environment with a tilted roofline and glass bridges that join elements of the two-level residence’s block-style design. It has 5 bedrooms and 6 loos in 10,000 sq. toes and sits on greater than 2 acres. It additionally comes with a six-car storage. The worth: $14.5 million.
Three heaps have been reserved for customized designs, together with Amethyst, the most expensive web site. The five-acre lot is positioned on the highest level within the canyon and gives sweeping views of landmark Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak. The client could use or adapt an current design for an 18,000-square-foot residence with a 10-car storage and swimming pool.
The properties underneath development are positioned on a uncommon piece of personal land throughout the Phoenix Mountain Protect, a 7,000-acre group of parks designed to guard the pure atmosphere across the metropolis’s mountains. Tall saguaro cactus and shrubby palo verde and mesquite dominate the sparse panorama.
Residents in Crown Canyon Estates may have entry to a personal path that leads into the protect for birdwatching, climbing and mountain biking. Standard hikes within the space embody the robust climb to the height of Camelback Mountain and a neater 3.6-mile Freedom Path loop.
BedBrock Builders assembled the design workforce that created what Garner calls an “architectural symphony.” Drewett Works, SWABACK (founder Vernon Swaback was a younger apprentice of Wright’s) and Stratton Architects had been chosen for his or her experience in incorporating native topography into their residence designs.
Who’re the optimum consumers? Doubtless the ultrawealthy who search “utter tranquility and peacefulness” of the desert, Garner says, however nonetheless need to be near cities like Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Costs vary from $11 million to $30.6 million. Morrison shares the itemizing with Garner and fellow RETSY agent Kirk Linehan.
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