Column pillars, floor-to-ceiling windows and negative-edge pools are among the luxurious features that can be found in some of this week's most expensive home sales in metro Phoenix. Among the buyers and sellers: a fast-food franchisee, an airline CEO and a football coach.
Craig and Ellen Langel of Missoula, Montana, bought a house with mountain views in Scottsdale’s Gainey Ranch. Craig Langel is a Taco Bell Corp. franchisee and owner of Missoula, Montana-based CLC Restaurants, Inc.
The 4,920-square-foot, single-level home has four bedrooms, 4½ bathrooms and is located along the sixth hole of the Arroyo Course at the Gainey Ranch Golf Club.
It has arched doorways, column pillars, a granite-faced fireplace, marble flooring and a 100-bottle wine storage display.
The grounds feature a gated front courtyard and a negative-edge pool.
Thomas and Karen Long sold the property through their trust.
Using a trust, Siv Paumgarten of London paid cash for a house in Paradise Valley's Camel Dale Properties subdivision.
The one-acre lot home is located near the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and has a pool, tennis court and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Camelback Mountain.
Jonathan Ornstein, chairman and chief executive officer of Phoenix-based Mesa Air Group, sold the home as trustee of the Ornstein Family Trust.
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Mathew and Amanda Dorr purchased a contemporary-style, 6,484-square-foot mansion with a pool in Scottsdale's Arcadia Manor community.
The single-level home was built in 1996 and sits on a 0.96-acre cul-de-sac lot.
Mark J. Murphy sold the house through his trust.
Tucked away in Paradise Valley’s Hidden Village community, this 4,501-square-foot house with a circular driveway was purchased by Robert Kammerle and Colleen Manley. Manley is a senior attorney at Goodson Manley Law & Legacies PLLC, an estate and business planning law firm based in Phoenix.
The Arcadia-style custom built home has five bedrooms and 6½ bathrooms.
Grounds of the estate offer Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountain views and include a brick paved courtyard and a four-car garage.
Jeffrey and Jennifer Hillis, as trustees of the Hillis Family Trust, sold the 1.03-acre lot property.
Vance Joseph, defensive coordinator for the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, and his wife, Holly, used a trust to purchase this 5,263-square-foot hillside lot estate in Paradise Valley’s Clearwater Hills community.
The contemporary-style house, built in 2014, features 20-foot ceilings, a glass wall system and Australian wood flooring. The master bedroom suite has a spa-style bathroom and a separate exit that leads to a patio with an outdoor shower.
Grounds of the one-acre estate include a negative-edge pool and a patio that offers elevated views of the surrounding Phoenix Mountains Preserve.
Eleanor Androulidakis of Mahwah, New Jersey, sold the house.
Researched by Ebony Day of The Arizona Republic and The Information Market.