Courtyards, herringbone ceilings and glass wine cellars are among the luxurious features that can be found in some of this week's most expensive home sales in metropolitan Phoenix.
Santos Zamora, using a trust, paid cash for this contemporary-style mansion in Paradise Valley’s Turquoise Hills community.
The 7,631-square-foot estate is located near the base of Mummy Mountain and has five bedrooms and 5½ bathrooms.
The mansion has 10-foot-tall telescoping glass wall in the great room, a chef's kitchen with marble finishes and a master suite with his-and-hers closets.
The estate's grounds include a spa and pool with water features.
Regal American Homes, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, sold the home.
Steve and Kelly Ellman purchased a house in Paradise Valley's The Village at Mountain Shadows community. Steve Ellman is a real-estate developer and former owner of the Phoenix Coyotes. The Ellman Companies developed Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District, which opened in 2006.
The 2,797-square-foot contemporary-style Paradise Valley house has two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom and sits in a guard-gated community.
The home features 9-foot ceilings, a formal dining area and a glass-enclosed wine cellar. The great room has a fireplace and a retractable glass wall that opens to a covered patio with Camelback Mountain views.
MTS Builders, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, sold the home.
Mojy and Deborah Chian used a family trust to purchase this spacious 14,117-square-foot hillside mansion in Fountain Hills.
Located in Firerock Country Club, the three-story estate comes with six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, an elevator, theater room and an 1,100-bottle temperature-controlled wine room.
The Spanish-style mansion features design accents that include brick barreled ceilings, column pillars, sliding glass window walls, custom hammered copper sinks and reclaimed wood flooring.
The property has a detached guest house, private courtyard, a double negative-edge pool and a motor court.
Craig and Debra Shaw sold the house. Craig Shaw is an executive vice president at Tutor Perini Building Corporation, a civil and building construction company with offices in Phoenix.
Kevin and Dana Peters paid cash for a new-construction house built on an elevated one-acre hillside lot in north Scottsdale’s Desert Mountain community.
The 4,818-square-foot single-level home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms.
The contemporary-style house has 15-foot ceilings and features an abundant use of stone metal and glass in its architectural design.
The master suite has a spa-style bathroom, stacked stone fireplace and a separate exercise room.
Grounds of the estate include a front entry courtyard, covered patios, a barbecue area and a negative-edge pool.
Stephen Brammell, a gaming consultant for Spectrum Gaming Group and former general counsel at Caesars Entertainment, sold the home through his trust.
Robert Dickey, former president and chief executive of Gannett Co., Inc., and his wife, Lori, paid cash for a house with scenic Pinnacle Peak mountain views in Scottsdale’s Hillside Villas at Desert Highlands community. Dickey retired earlier this month after more than 25 years with Gannett, which operates USA TODAY, The Arizona Republic and other media properties.
The 4,704-square-foot Santa Barbara-style home has three bedrooms, 3½ bathrooms and underwent a professional remodel in 2002.
The house features wood inlaid herringbone ceilings, Italian doors, skylights, retractable glass walls and reclaimed white oak flooring.
The home's backyard has an infinity edge pool and a courtyard with a fountain/spa.
Larry and Patricia Whitman sold the home through their family trust.
Researched by Ebony Day of The Arizona Republic and The Information Market.