Rarely does an opportunity come available such as this: A true estate property on approximately 17 acres centrally located in the highly esteemed Silverleaf, which is the exclusive guard gated estate community in Scottsdale, AZ. Built in 2005 with a backdrop featuring the McDowell Mountains & Windgate Pass, this property begins with a stately point of arrival featuring its own private gate opening onto a paver and hand laid stone bordered drive. Flower bed gardens & tasteful water features mixed with palatial green spaces blend with the professionally designed desert landscape dotted with mature Saguaro cacti to enhance the property's already breathtaking architecture. Entering the main home, it becomes clear the property was designed to capture dramatic views with the dazzling city lights framed in the arched floor to ceiling windows. Attention to every detail has been made creating a warm retreat with custom ironwork lighting and chandeliers, wood beamed ceilings as well as cross beamed ceilings with inlays, reclaimed wood plank flooring, stone and tile flooring, Cantera stone accents, mantles, & fireplaces, real Venetian plaster, designer tiled bathrooms, arched doorways, architecturally capped chimneys, imported tile roof and more. A formal living room with a full bar area flows to an elevated dining room featuring a temperature controlled wine cellar created for both red and white vintages as well as a humidor for aficionados. An expanded veranda accompanies these areas to promote the indoor/outdoor living year round for which Scottsdale is known. The vaulted high beamed ceiling kitchen encourages more casual gatherings with a breakfast nook and dining bar attached to the center island while the state of art appliances, extensive cabinetry for storage and prep space will impress upon the gourmet. The family room progresses from this area expanding to the outdoor dining area complete with a double sided fireplace, soothing water feature, and cook station featuring a grilling station, sink, and refrigerator. The executive office with wood plank flooring, cross beam ceiling, and a library cove can double as a both a secondary media room or small gathering space, opening to its own private patio outdoors and interior balconies overlooking formal areas. The master suite begins with a formal entry accented with a mosaic floor inlay before opening into a sitting area with library shelving, interior double sided fireplace, and doors leading to a private patio with plunge pool. A luxurious master suite has spa-like amenities from tumbled stone accents, hand tiled showers including steam, soaking tub privately overlooking the mountains, double sided fireplace, refreshment/ coffee bar, private water closets, double walk-in closets, and dressing area. A separate wing featuring secondary bedrooms each with their own seating areas, designer bathrooms, walk-in closets, and private patios begins with its own living/ seating room with fireplace and flat screen tv. An acoustically sound home theater with full size screen and interior sport/basketball court will sure to astound as will the below grade sound proof ranges for shooting and target archery . Outdoors, the amenities expand out to a negative edge tiled pool surrounded by lush green lawn with gentle stone accents, mature trees, flower beds and pots, and water feature all designed to frame the dramatic view of the valley below. An 8 car main house garage featuring wood carriage doors and motor court will delight car enthusiasts while its discreet location allows the main facade to be the showcase. Upon the property, a 7500 SF Guest House designed with individual guest apartments and a standard sized yoga studio stands separate while maintaining cohesiveness with the design of the Main House; 2 more carriage door garages are located here with the option of 4 total. Additionally, the guard/ caretaker house has an open great room with fireplace, fully equipped Viking kitchen, dining area, and bedroom suite with full bath. As the 4th onsite building, the pool house exhibits an arcade/ game room and pub room with full bar, billiards and lounge space. All of this opens onto the secondary buildings' very own bbq area, full size pool and spa with stone decking angled to relax and take in the desert sun and mountain views. In the distance, behold the 7th fairway of the Silverleaf Golf Course. Only a tour for the qualified buyer can truly reveal the depth and beauty of such a property that can combine opulence and sophistication without overindulgence to create a timeless estate and desert escape. Conveniently located within a short drive to several world renowned golf courses, Scottsdale Airpark, shopping, dining, fitness centers, hiking, horse stables & trails, and more. Residence in Silverleaf provides access to community events such as Grape Nuts wine club, 24 hour onsite fitness facility, path system, tennis courts, basketball courts, additional pools, and onsite 24 hour guard & gate service. Silverleaf Golf Club is located within the community as a private club available through membership application approval.
Listing courtesy of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty.
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