A self-proclaimed snarky blogger, an attorney and a restaurateur were buyers and sellers of this week's priciest homes in metro Phoenix.
Tempe attorney Michael L Ferrin purchased this beautiful home in north Scottsdale's posh Silverleaf Community. Mediterranean finishes adorn the 12,980-square-foot mansion. Perfect for entertaining high-profile guests or hosting lavish parties. Wine connoisseurs will appreciate the 1,200-bottle wine room alongside the luxurious formal dining area. Ferrin bought the house from Carlo and Yvonne Moyano, co-owners of the Moyano Living Trust. Carlo Moyano is the co-founder and president of JCM Engineering Corp. He also is the CEO of Alliance Aerospace Engineering in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Melany Berger, self-described "queen of snark" blogger and media influencer who founded melanysguydlines.com, bought a Spanish-style home in Paradise Valley. She prides herself on being a single and fearless woman with good taste, according to her blog. Her house has three fireplaces, a built-in BBQ and a gazebo. This relatively new home was sold by Bjan Family Enterprises LLC, managed by Lewis D. Ghiz.
Gregory and Sandra Walton paid cash for a 10,900-square-foot mansion in Paradise Valley. In 1985, Gregory Walton founded Walton Construction Inc., which was sold to Core Construction LLC in 2010. Gregory Walton currently serves as the president and co-founder of the Ozark Apple Inc. The company operates restaurants in Missouri. The Waltons' home comes with two pools, a spa and a sauna. The mansion includes eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, three fireplaces and a theater. Maxgail LLC, a Delaware limited-liability company, is the sole managing member of the seller Abwell LLC, an Arizona LLC.
Forty Sixth Place LLC led by Bernadine Michalik purchased a mansion in Paradise Valley's Camelback Country Estates neighborhood from Ferne D'Addario, who is president and director of marketing at LandEx Construction Inc. in Ottawa, Canada. This house comes with six fireplaces. The vast entry hall is decorated with a stunning marble staircase, marble floors and detailed ceilings. The master suite has his and her bathrooms. A wine cellar, study and media room also are part of this 11,309-square-foot home.
Ligon House LLC of Oklahoma paid cash for an east Phoenix home near the Phoenician Resort. Dan Ward, manager of Ward Family LLC, sold the house. The dining room, living room and kitchen are surrounded by nearly floor-to-ceiling windows with picturesque views of the city and surrounding golf courses. Builder Weldon Menchu and architect Bill Richardson teamed up to create this contemporary sanctuary. The 5,007-square-foot home has huge glass-entry doors, four bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, a pool and spa.
Researched by Joanna Brathwaite and the Information Market.