Thoughtfully designed and constructed using "green" building technology and sustainable resources, this "eco friendly" home can accommodate a large family or frequent overnight guests, and the homeowner will never worry about excessive utiity bills associated with a property of this size!
Listing ID: 18883
|Annual Property Tax||$1,501|
|Annual Utility Cost||$0|
|Home Area||4,699 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||1.4 acres|
A masterpiece of vision and practicality, this beautiful Southwestern contemporary home has been thoughtfully designed and constructed using “green” building technologies and sustainable resources without compromising quality, luxury, or value! Perched high on a 1.41 acre lot in upscale North Scottsdale, and featuring 4699sf feet of eco friendly luxury, this stunning new build flaunts an umbrella of striking angles and shapes mimicking the desert topography, while creating a “Zen” like energy between dramatic architectural design and High Sonoran Desert Terrain. Earth toned impregnated stucco exterior walls will never need repainting. Extensive western red cedar roof overhangs protect against the scorching desert sun, and walls of low-E glass windows fitted with custom automatic sunshades, extend interior living spaces outdoors to enjoy breathtaking mountain and city light views. Interior spaces are equally impressive, featuring warm acid stained matte finish concrete flooring accented by chiseled natural stone pillars and accent walls uniting with warm Western red cedar barrel ceilings. The epicurean kitchen flaunts rich cohiba satin granite atop custom bamboo cabinetry, a sophisticated designer glass tile backsplash, top of the line energy efficient Miele stainless steel appliances, over/under cabinet lighting, and a coffee/espresso center for latte lovers. An enormous entertainer’s living room flaunts a soaring stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows open to dazzling sunsets and sparkling city lights. A temperature controlled wine room and a swank buffet/wet bar complete the entertainment venue which is punctuated by the indoor/outdoor whole house audio system. For those who bring their work home, French doors lead into a private office customized with floor to ceiling cabinetry, warm bamboo flooring, a beautiful chiseled stone fireplace wall, and built-in Murphy bed for overnight guests. The romantic master suite enchants with a sun dappled bedroom, couture closets and a lavish bath that pampers with a deep jetted Jacuzzi tub, and a walk-in rainforest steam shower with massaging body sprays. When it’s time to savor starry desert nights, an enormous outdoor entertainment patio features an oversized slate-topped sit-at bar with Viking BBQ and beverage center. A fire-glass fire-pit awaits quiet conversation, and a heated double negative edge pool/spa completes the ambience with dual gas torch waterfalls.
A whole house information system allows for control of lighting, audio, video, HVAC, security, and pool, while an APS (Arizona Public Service) approved 8 kilowatt photovoltaic, grid tied Sharp solar system assists in accommodating this home’s energy needs without worry about excessive energy bills associated with a home of this size. You may never pay energy bills again!!
What makes this home a green or healthy home??
*Framing envelop consists of fully sheathed 2 X 8 exterior construction
*Exterior walls have 1” Icynene foam (closed cell, water proof, wind proof) barrier against sheathing. Icynene foam provides a superb sound barrier and reduces moisture related problems,
*Interior walls are insulated with R 30 fiberglass batting. Total R factor between 33-35.
*Attic system is sealed with minimum of 5.5” of Icynene open cell foam against interior sheathing which creates an air conditioned attic space that contains the attic ducting in a controlled environment for improved energy efficiency. Icynene contains no HFCs or PBDEs that can off gas into the home.
*Two layers of Parex brand synthetic stucco is crack resistant, extremely durable, and will never require exterior repaint.
*Three stage acid stained, matte finish concrete floors are highly energy efficient due to inherent thermal mass, provide easy maintenance, are extremely durable and reduce indoor allergens
*Low-E glass factory tinted windows provide u factor between 30-36
*Strategically placed floor to ceiling windows blur the edge between in and outdoors while providing spectacular mountain and city light views.
*Custom automatic sun shades provide additional energy efficiency
*Angled Western Red Cedar roof overhangs provide shade for outdoor living and block direct sunlight into West/Southwest interior spaces
*Skylights assist in light distribution
*Select solid Alder doors with ribbon glass panel inserts optimize light transmission throughout interior spaces.
*62 L.E.D. long lasting ceiling can lights to reduce heat and energy usage.
*HAI and X-10 controllers to brighten or dim lighting according to your needs. These controllers will enhance the enjoyment and value of your home, add security and peace of mind, and contribute to savings on your energy bills.
*Whole House Information System for control of lighting, HVAC, whole home audio and video, surveillance, security, pool, sun shades, and networking.
*8 Kilowatt photovoltaic, grid tied, APS approved, Sharp solar system designed to generate years of free electrical power as well as feed excess power back to APS to credit homeowner for unused power.
*120 gallon solar water heater system with an on demand electric backup. This system contains an additional 100sf of solar collectors designed to heat water.
*Two 4 ton natural gas Energy Efficient Trane furnaces with 14 Seer condensors/one 4 ton Trane heat pump. (electric) These are computer controlled units designed to utilize the electric as a zone system with gas units as backups.
*Energy efficient ceiling fans installed in all bedrooms and office.
*Three custom chiseled stone front, gas fireplaces with log sets
*Custom ¾” overlay solid strand bamboo cabinetry throughout with dove tailed, self closing, maple drawers
*Energy efficient Miele stainless steel appliances, including warming drawer, coffee/espresso center, and Sub Zero refrigerator
*Beautiful custom bamboo flooring in office/4th bedroom, installed using zero VOC adhesive bond.
*Water conserving bath fixtures installed throughout
*Master bath includes a deep jacuzzi spa tub and a walk-in rainforest steam shower for maximum water conservation. This shower features massaging body sprays for ultimate relaxation while increasing circulation and blood flow.
*Desert landscaping incorporates low water indigenous plants reflecting a sensitivity to the local High Sonoran Desert Environment.
*Low voltage outdoor landscape/walkway lighting can be controlled through home automation system.
*Video monitored saferoom is tied to home automation system for the ultimate in security and peace of mind while home and away.
This luxury North Scottsdale home sits on an elevated 1.4 acre cul de sac lot surrounded by towering saguaros, majestic mountains, and huge boulders. Explosive mountain views may be enjoyed from all windows, while sparkling city lights can be viewed if looking West and South. Dazzling Arizona sunsets provide for evenings of quiet relaxation. Homes within this community are beautiful custom builds on 1 acre plus lots, similar in size and luxury amenities.
While this location seems remote, it is really just a short drive to local shopping and dining, entertainment venues and the many wonderful recreational amenities found in the neighboring communities of Scottsdale, Carefree, and Cave Creek. Private and public golf courses abound, hiking trails are designated and identified for endurance, and horse back riding is available just a few miles away. Elegant eateries as well as coffee shops and Western saloons will complete your culinary desires, and local art and design galleries await an afternoon stroll. Nearby Bartlett Lake Recreation Area features a marina for boating, sites for camping, wonderful quiet coves for bass fishing and recreational water sport rentals.
Cave Creek Unified School District
Single Family - Single Level
|Agriculture in Area||No|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Gas
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Solar - Active
Conventional Forced Air - A/C
High Efficiency Heat Pump
Part of Cooling System
Part of Heating System
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||Yes|
Solar - Photovoltaic
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Metal Dual Glazed
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||3|
|Garage Area||1156 sqft|