Most of the buyers of last week’s priciest metro Phoenix homes paid cash, spending more than $30 million. Most of the houses were in Scottsdale, and big wine cellars were a popular feature.
The Lisa and Steven Cassidy Joint Trust paid cash for a 10,349-square-foot mansion in north Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community. Steve Cassidy is a partner with the property management firm Taygran Inc. The house, with six bedrooms and 7½ bathrooms, has a gated drive that leads to five garages. It also comes with a two-story office with a spiral staircase, a 1,000-bottle wine cellar and butler’s pantry. The Heidenreich Trust, led by Gary and Kathie Heidenreich of San Francisco, sold the home. Last month, couple paid $21.5 million for another Silverleaf mansion called the Castle on the Hill. Barry Van Patten of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty had the listing for the $9.625 million house.
The Karen and Nathan Sandler Trust of Los Angeles paid cash for a new 6,863-square-foot Paradise Valley house with four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The house has floor-to-ceiling walls of glass overlooking Camelback Mountain. It also comes with a split floor plan, an exercise room, a den and a two-room guesthouse. Camelback Land LLC sold the house.
The Grover and Linda Chicoine Trust purchased a 7,271-square-foot house in north Scottsdale’s Estancia community. The couple paid cash for the Santa Barbara-style house with four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a large theater, a great room with bar, 1,000-bottle wine room and guest house. Anthony Esernia sold the property.
Lars & Pen LLC of Washington paid cash for a new house in north Scottsdale’s Desert Mountain. It wasn’t listed for sale, so little information on it is available. Cintarosa Ranch Holdings LLC, led by architect Justin Kilbane, sold the home.
Delaware LLC PV Farms 8016 purchased a Paradise Valley house that wasn't listed for sale. JRH AZ Reno 1 LLC, led by Jamie Hormel, the former wife of the heir to the Spam dynasty Geordie Hormel, sold the property.
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