Horse barns, putting greens and guest houses are among the luxurious features in this week's most expensive home sales in metro Phoenix.
Ronald Morgan and his wife, Donna, purchased this home in Scottsdale's gated Whisper Rock Estates. The 4,744-square-foot Spanish/Mediterranean-style home has four bedrooms and 4½ bathrooms. The master retreat has its own fireplace, courtyard and separate office. The home also has a guest suite with a balcony, fireplace, private access and panoramic mountain views. The backyard has covered outdoor dining, a pool and spa, fireplaces and a putting green. John Desalvo, ob/gyn at Desert West OBGYN, and his wife, Beth, sold the home through their trust.
Frederick Johnson and his wife, D’Anna, purchased this mansion in Phoenix's Arizona Country Club community. The 4,972-square-foot mansion has five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The Spanish Colonial-style custom home has a chef's kitchen with a large walnut island surrounded by marble slab counters, a six-burner gas Wolf range and Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer. The home is fitted throughout with custom tile work, hand-forged iron accents, wood beams and custom designed bathrooms. Julie Rhodes sold the home.
Kenneth Johnson and his wife, Jacqueline, paid cash for this home in Paradise Valley's Legendary Estates. The 5,369-square-foot mansion has four bedrooms and 5½ bathrooms. The home has a detached guest house with full kitchen, laundry and covered patio. The main house has a split floor plan, with Travertine and natural lighting throughout the home. The home opens to a circular driveway with fountain and cantera entry, separate parking for the guest house and a three-car garage with storage and cabinets. Each bedroom comes with its own walk-in closet. The backyard features a pool with waterfall, covered patio, desert landscaping, synthetic grass and citrus trees. Ronald Johncox, former professional Indy race car driver, and his wife, Amy, sold the home.
Robert Hughes purchased this house in Scottsdale's Paradise Valley Farms. The 4,021-square-foot mansion has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The ranch-style home has undergone extensive renovations and now comes with two two-car garages. The open-concept floorplan features a large glass slider for indoor/outdoor entertaining, and a bar with inside/outside seating. The home features 13-foot ceilings, Viking appliances, an executive office and French doors that open to the front patio and fire pit. The property also includes a barn with electricity, perfect for horse owners. The backyard has a large grass play area, heated pool and spa and a covered patio area with built-in barbecue. Michelle Moore and her husband, Gary, sold the home through their trust.
James Jenness, former CEO of the Kellogg Company, and his wife, Sharon, paid cash for this new 4,213-square-foot house in Carefree's Grand View Estates. The contemporary-style home has four bedrooms, 4½ bathrooms and was created as the personal residence of the architect. The home has a detached guest house, an open floor plan with high ceilings and a gourmet kitchen with upgraded stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, double ovens, breakfast bar and an island. The master suite features a fireplace, private exit, double sinks, a soaking tub, step-in shower and a large walk-in closet. The backyard has a negative-edge pool, spa, covered patio, a fire pit and uninterrupted views of the surrounding desert. William Dooley sold the home through his trust.
Researched by Lorraine Longhi and The Information Market.