23005 N VIA VENTOSA, Scottsdale,
This one-of-a-kind private estate is situated on an expansive 14 acres of high Sonoran desert with sweeping, hard to duplicate views of the metropolitan Valley of the Sun below! Sitting at roughly 2,222 ft in elevation above the city and located in one of the premier North Scottsdale communities, Canyon Heights. This intimate gated community of only 34 coveted homes sits on 160 acres and is a hidden gem nestled among the McDowell Mountains Preserve. The estate has its own personal gated entrance connected to a gate house/studio perfect for extended stay guests. The studio has a living area/studio space, a private bedroom, full bath, and is connected to a four car garage. Heading up the hill from the gate house enjoy the local flora and fauna from the winding paver drive. The entry courtyard has a centerpiece Ironwood tree, circular drive, and an additional four-car garage with two large storage rooms. Every car enthusiast will love the 8-car garage total, with the ability to add lifts at the gate house for the potential total of 12 garage spaces.
Encompassing a remarkable 11,340 square feet, this Nance Custom Home was built with entertaining and fine living in mind and houses seven total bedrooms and eight total bathrooms. The custom metal and glass arched front door sets the tone for the arched entryways throughout. The round entry foyer allows you to usher guests into the large living room with soaring ceilings accented with wood beams, cantera stone fireplace, wood floors, two exterior French doors, glass shelf wall display and floor to ceiling windows to maximize the incredible valley and city light view.
The chef's kitchen is adjacent to the living room and also maximizes the exterior views with large windows bordering the breakfast nook, built-in desk, coffee bar/baking station, walk-in pantry and butler's pantry with dishwasher, beautifully stained cabinetry, custom mural backsplash, stone hood vent, stainless steel appliances including Asko, Dacor, Sub-Zero, and an eight burner Viking stove, and a furniture grade island with sink and countertop seating.
In addition to the kitchen and living room, the main level also boasts a formal dining room with adjacent wet bar (including ice maker), large laundry room with ample storage and counter space, two powder baths for guests, two private offices with wood paneling and details throughout, and two ensuite guest rooms with walk-in closets. Rounding out the main level is the Master suite. With its high ceilings and neutral pallet it feels like a spa retreat. Amenities include a corner fireplace, exterior covered balcony access, his and hers closets with cedar accents and stackable washer and dryer, jetted tub for two, separate sinks one with a built-in vanity, separate water closets, and amazing views.
You can access the lower level of the home from one of the two staircases or the elevator. Featured in the lower level is a large great room, full kitchen including all appliances, breakfast nook with built-in seating, movie theater, one ensuite bedroom with attached Murphy bed, another bedroom with adjacent bathroom with steam shower currently being used as a gym, storage room housing all the smart home components (security, lighting, sound), and a large air-conditioned wine room with security door, easily housing over 1,000 bottles.
The exterior spaces are exceptional. Enjoy a six-hole artificial turf putting green with sand trap to practice your chipping. The upper and lower levels each have covered patios that extend the length of the home. The negative edge pool features a beach entry, water slide, natural boulder waterfall, and elevated spa with stunning views. The guest house can be accessed from either the backyard or the service stairs and comes with a full kitchen, living room with fireplace, bedroom with attached bath and stackable washer and dryer.
Welcome home to North Scottsdale, where you can live in luxurious solitude with upscale amenities just moments away.