Enchanting for all who pass through the private courtyard gate and immense handcrafted front door, this is a one-of-a-kind, artfully designed estate in gated Preserve Summit at Legend Trail. Incredible home is situated on a rarely available 14,000 sf premium view lot backing the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Timeless European design with over $500k in upgrades by a renowned area designer, this desired Kachina model has a split floorplan with 2 bedrooms and a den with custom French doors in main home and separate casita with coffee bar/sink/fridge with separate sitting room or office separated from the casita bedroom. Luxurious floor-to-ceiling details with dramatic 12-ft ceilings, brick surround on windows, art niches with brick trim, brick-lined ceiling in foyer, distinctive Venetian plaster on most walls, Oregon wood beams in the dining, great room and back exterior and wood trayed ceiling in the kitchen. Custom craftsmanship throughout with bespoke built-in bookcase/entertainment center flanking a gorgeous imported hand-carved European fireplace; handcrafted French doors to the den/office and specially crafted exterior wooden doors were added in the courtyard and back of the home. Imported European wood window with shutters defines the living space and kitchen. Gourmet chef's kitchen offers extensive honed slab granite countertops with nickel rope edging, custom-crafted cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, multiple ovens with gas cooktop, walk-in pantry and a huge wet bar with 2 wine fridges and windows that open to the back. Diagonally-laid 16 x 16 tumbled travertine flooring extends through main living areas, with hardwood in den and reverse Saltillo tile flooring in the casita. Unique chandeliers in entry, kitchen and dining. Gas fireplace inside home as well as courtyard and backyard. Primary suite has exit to patio with custom French doors, large bathroom and spacious closet designed with new custom shelving. Enjoy a vacation-like experience 365 days a year with a resort-inspired backyard showcasing North Scottsdale's panoramic desert and mountain vistas. Limestone patio surrounds the sparkling heated pool and spa with new pool heater and new salt system conversion; patio misters recently added along with ceiling fans. Built-in infrared BBQ grill with lights, gas fireplace and lighted pergola. Large side yards with new landscape and new irrigation. Energy efficient home has a leased solar system. Home exterior was repainted in 2022 with re-stained garage doors and treated wood. New interior ceiling fans with remotes and two newer AC compressors. 3-car garage has new mini-split system, built-in cabinetry and workbench, upper garage storage racks, new shelving added at perimeter and a water softener. Perfect move-in ready opportunity with opportunity to purchase home turnkey, with furnishings, dishes, cookware and linens available by separate bill of sale. This home is a stunning combination of breathtaking beauty, views and location in Legend Trail, one of the most scenic communities in the valley. Legend Trail includes 640 acres, with about half the land devoted to open space. It's set around the top-ranked Legend Trail Golf Club which also features the Cantina at Legend Trail - open for breakfast and lunch. The community offers miles of biking and walking trails throughout the community and in the adjacent McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Separate from the golf club and for residents only is a 10,000 sq ft clubhouse with workout area, community room, lighted tennis courts and pickleball, 2 pools, spa and a wide variety of social activities.
Listing courtesy of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty. Selling Office: HomeSmart.
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