42558 N Chiricahua Pass, Scottsdale, AZ 85262

List Price
Days on Market
Living SQFT
Lot Size
Desert Mountain
Year Built
Single Family - Detached

Property Description

Golf membership available. Live life inspired in this desert mountainside showpiece that has been prominently featured on the cover of several leading publications -- a perfect blend of architect Erik B Peterson's organic architectural principals and renowned designer Jacque Bethke's fantastical interior design. Built by Platinum Homes in 2020 on a stunning five-acre parcel with protected unobstructed views, the home's quality is undeniable and features luxury resort touches throughout including five full en-suite bedroom suites plus office, each room with private exterior patio access and sweeping mountain views. Upon arriving what you notice first is a harmony between the Sonoran Desert and this extraordinary manmade environment that fuses creativity and functionality to convert dreams into reality. The sleek contemporary design, curvilinear multi-level roof lines and the extensive use of glass, stone, metal and water is sited on one of the highest homesites in Desert Mountain. The natural cycles of sun and shadows are ever-changing the unobstructed, south-facing panoramic views seen from every angle throughout the home, prompting a WOW factor few other homes can offer. Visual drama begins at the entrance with the outdoor gallery of water and fire features. The framed glass store-front metal door, the clean lines inside, the color splashes and exotic finishes elevate the home to an expression of artistry. Jacque Bethke's dazzling details and different textures reinforce modernism in a way that isn't a style: it's a lifestyle. The perfect one-level split floor plan with open great room and extensive Smart-home technology throughout, ensures the optimal use of space for comfortable living. The spacious great room's stacking glass doors takes your eyes to the outdoor panoramic vistas and seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living. Tongue and groove wood plank ceilings, clearstory windows, floor level linear fireplace with hidden TV above (art piece lifts by remote control), stack stone wall and splashes of gold create extravagance and comfort at the same time. Enjoy libations from the imaginative wet bar alcove with rare stone counter, lighted glass shelves, pull-out liquor drawer and temperature-controlled wine column. The masterfully designed and streamlined kitchen boasts high gloss and wood veneer slab handle-less cabinets and elegant lighted stone counters with disappearing spice shelves. Check out the top-of-the-line Meile appliance package, island with lighted onyx counter, galley sink, raised Tiger wood bar with seating for 3 and modern pendant chandelier. The Butler's Pantry / Coffee Bar, adjacent to the kitchen, provides an additional sink, walls of slab pantry cabinets with pullouts and drawers. The magical dining space contains seating for 12 and is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows that showcase the mesmerizing vistas inside and out. A fanciful chandelier hangs above. The west side Primary Suite bedazzles with the finest creative finishes. Enter through double doors into the suite foyer with chandelier. The bedroom has an eye catching back-lit wood wall feature with fire bowl surrounded by stainless-steel, and the sitting space opens with sliding glass doors to the patio and fire pit. The impressive Primary Bath has heated tiled floors, a double vanity with double disappearing mirrors to enjoy the incredibly private mountain views, a floor level steam shower that opens to an outdoor shower, a make-up vanity and double water closets. Two designer closets, one with washer and dryer and wall of hidden cabinets with pull-outs, a safe and locking drawers, continue the clean lines consistent with the home's philosophy. An office with private balcony patio and mountain views, slab cabinets and distinctive stone desk is nearby. Down the corridor, find the whimsical child or guest ensuite with hanging chairs, vibrant walls, patio access and luxury bath. When family or guests arrive, the home's east side furnishes a vibrant, colorful and FUN guest lounge. The breakfast bar, table space and comfortable living area with TV and steam fireplace will entertain. The brilliant powder room with mirrored ceiling is a sight to see. The imaginative laundry and spa bath will delight. Two sets of washers and dryers, high gloss slab cabinetry wall with pull-outs, laundry sink and spa sink, guest steam shower, heated towel drawer and racks and patio access bestow luxury and convenience. The additional three guest ensuites guarantee comfort and privacy, each with a unique and elaborate look plus a comprehensive luxury bath and patio access. To double your living experience step outside to the "out-of-this-world" patio. Step outside from the great room into the covered outdoor living space with linear fireplace and TV. Submerge into the one-of-a-kind two-story pool with extended Baja entry, adjacent spa and take the built-in water slide to the lower pool with four artful scupper spills and perimeter underwater bench seating. From the lower pool, swim up to the fire-pit with bench seating and sunning space for hours of fun and relaxation. Enjoy the comprehensive outdoor kitchen with soft close Llynx grill, Big Green Egg, and stone counter. Savor Alfresco dining in the spacious covered dining space with glass shelves, an inset vertical fire feature, ceiling heaters and a track for privacy drapes. Enter the gated guest patio for more entertainment: a full-size lighted Bocci ball court, patio space for living and dining or additional games. The finest of finishes, extraordinary design, and superior workmanship have created a showpiece. The natural drama of the desert with stately saguaros, magnificent mountains, wide open blue skies and starry skies will never cease to amaze.

Additional Information

Elementary School
Black Mountain Elementary School
High School
Cactus Shadows High School
Middle School
Sonoran Trails Middle School
School District
Cave Creek Unified District
Assoc Fee Includes
Common Area Maint
Hoa Fee
Hoa Fee Frequency
Hoa Name
Desert Mountain
Association Info
Prof Managed
Builder Name
Platinum Homes
Desert Mountain
Community Features
Biking/Walking Path, Children's Playgrnd, Community Pool Htd, Community Spa Htd, Gated Community, Golf Course, Guarded Entry
Block, Frame - Wood
Ceiling Fan(s), Programmable Thmstat, Refrigeration
Dining Area
Breakfast Bar, Dining in LR/GR, Eat-in Kitchen
Exterior Features
Built-in BBQ, Covered Patio(s), Patio
9+ Flat Ceilings, Fire Sprinklers
See Remarks
Painted, Stone, Stucco
3+ Fireplace, Exterior Fireplace, Firepit, Fireplace Family Rm, Fireplace Master Bdr, Gas Fireplace
Garage Spaces
Electric, Natural Gas
Kitchen Features
Built-in Microwave, Cook Top Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Kitchen Island, Multiple Ovens, Pantry, Refrigerator, Walk-in Pantry, Wall Oven(s)
Desert Back, Desert Front, Yrd Wtring Sys Back, Yrd Wtring Sys Front
Dryer Included, Washer Included
Living Area
Lot Size
Master Bathroom
Double Sinks, Full Bth Master Bdrm, Private Toilet Room, Separate Shwr & Tub
New Financing
Cash, Conventional
Other Rooms
Great Room
Parking Features
Dir Entry frm Garage, Electric Door Opener, Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s)
Property Description
Adjacent to Wash, City Light View(s), Mountain View(s), North/South Exposure
Built-Up, Foam
Sewer - Public
Heated, Private
All on One Level
Desert Mountain
Tax Year
Cable TV Avail, High Speed Internet Available, Smart Home System
City Water

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