A north Scottsdale mansion in Silverleaf with 15 bathrooms became the priciest home sale ever in Arizona, according to real estate records. It led the list of the luxury houses to sell in metro Phoenix last week.
The Giampaolo Scottsdale Trust led by Christopher and Cristina Galifi of Ontario, Canada, paid cash for a 21,150-square-foot mansion with two glass elevators in north Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community. Christopher Galifi is CEO of Giampaolo Group Inc., a metal processing company.
Named Altitude at Silverleaf, the house sits on 4.6 acres and has eight bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. It has both a card and a game room. Outside the home, there are three fire pits and two built-in grills. The exercise room has a steam shower. The 12-car garage has a bathroom. The seller was MSL LLC.
The home was only on the market for 28 days, said Darren Tackett of The Tackett Team with RE/MAX Fine Properties. He represented the seller. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agent Laura Briggs represented the buyer. Fidelity National Title Agency handled the sale.
An LLC named after the address of the property paid cash for a new 7,015-square-foot house in Paradise Valley. The home, near Mummy Mountain, has six bedrooms and 6½ bathrooms as well as giant walls of glass and a guest house. Macjay LLC, led by attorney Jason May, sold it.
David and Kathleen Ferguson bought an 8,416-square-foot house in north Scottsdale’s Estancia community. Described in the listing as a secluded compound, the property has four bedrooms, 5½ bathrooms, several spring-fed ponds and a guest house. It was named the 2002 Home of the Year by Phoenix Home & Garden. David and Elyce Walthall sold it.
Luke Ave Paradise Valley LLC purchased a Paradise Valley house with four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Every bedroom has a view of Camelback Mountain. The front entrance has floor-to-ceiling glass disappearing doors. An LLC named after the address of the property sold it.
Michael and Susan Steele of Iowa purchased a 7,351-square-foot home in Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community. The couple own Steele Capital Management. The house, described in the listing as a “modern Mediterranean stunner,” has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a resort-style back yard and large auto court. Wayne Goskharian of Dylan Consulting was the seller.