The Arizona Republic
PRICIEST VALLEY HOME SALES
A poolside cabana, hand-crafted light fixtures and a heated saltwater pool are among the luxurious features that can be found in some of this week's most expensive home sales in metropolitan Phoenix.
Jerry R. Smith purchased this mansion in Scottsdale’s Silverleaf at DC Ranch community. The 6,630-square-foot house with mountain views has six bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.
The two-story Tuscan estate has architectural design features that include hand-carved wood doors, double-barrel vaulted ceilings with brick and stone treatments, handcrafted vigas and custom herringbone-patterned tile work. The house has a main-level master suite and junior master bedroom. The house also features a home theater and two upstairs bedrooms with wraparound outdoor patios. The backyard has a Venetian-tiled pool, a courtyard garden and a poolside cabana that is adjacent to a two-bedroom guest house.
Shelley W. Diakiw sold the home through her trust.
Eric K. Lange and his wife Melissa L. Ahearn purchased a house in Phoenix’s Sun Valley Estates community. The 4,600-square-foot house has five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and sits on a 19,985 square-foot lot.
The new construction ranch-style house has a split master floor plan, a teen/bonus room and an open great room with formal living and dining rooms. The master bedroom has a separate exit to the backyard that has a covered patio, pool and spa.
Two Hawks Investments 3, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, sold the home.
Todd and Deborah Cusolle, co-trustees of the Cusolle Living Trust, paid cash through the trust for this house in Paradise Valley designed by architect David Dick.
The 5,555-square-foot house has five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. The two-level contemporary house has gated entry, floor-to-ceiling windows, glass stair railing, hand-crafted light fixtures and natural tile and wood flooring.
The house has a chef’s kitchen with all Thermador appliances, three ovens, six burner ranges, a cappuccino maker and a butler’s pantry.
The house also features a separate guest house and garage. The backyard has a pool, covered patio, two-way glass fireplace and a barbecue area. Matthew M. Keister, and his wife Morgan, sold the home.
Charles Maher purchased a house in Phoenix’s White Gates community. The 5,624-square-foot house has five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and views of Camelback Mountain.
The custom-built ranch-style house has vaulted ceilings, reclaimed brick accents, fireplaces and a wet bar. The custom kitchen has granite countertops, a walk-in pantry and Thermador appliances.
The house also has a climate-controlled garage with stained concrete floors. The backyard features a pool, spa, fire pit and outdoor kitchen.
Trigger Palomino, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, sold the home.
Jared Veldheer, former Arizona Cardinals offensive tackle, sold a 5,254square-foot house with six bedrooms and six bathrooms in Paradise Valley’s Paradise Hills community.
The house, built in 2013, has vaulted wood-beam ceilings, a sliding glass wall in the family room, fireplaces and an upstairs viewing deck.
The house features column pillars, stone fireplaces and imported travertine and marble accents. The backyard has a detached guest house. Randy and Kathy Okrzesik and Robert Frank and Sandra Scheuer purchased the house.