Scottsdale mansions with outdoor kitchens, theaters, wine rooms and as many as 10 bathrooms dominated this week’s list of the priciest home sales in metro Phoenix.
The Heather Clarke Trust, led by Todd and Heather Clarke of Omaha, paid cash for an 11,800-square-foot mansion in north Scottsdale’s Desert Mountain community. Todd Clarke is a financial adviser. The house, called Villa Paradiso, has six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, multiple retractable glass walls, an outdoor kitchen, 150-year-old exposed beams, 12 fireplaces and a 16-seat theater.
Ralf and Annette Ludwig sold the home. Ralf Ludwig is president of the food research firm WTI Inc.
MRKNY Investment Services paid cash for a 12,329-square-foot mansion in the Scottsdale community Silverleaf. The house, with six bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, is located on two acres. It has huge windows, an exposed beam ceiling, a theater and wine room. Michael and Michelle Miola, owners of Silver Spurs Equine, sold the home.
David and Debra Pulido of Maine paid cash for a 7,304-square-foot home in north Scottsdale’s Whisper Rock community. The home, with four bedrooms and six bathrooms, is located on a 2.5 acre site and comes with a master suite that has a sitting room, fireplace and his and hers bathrooms. The home also has a hand-carved Cantera stone fountain, full-size bar and a wine room.
A Minnesota LLC called Whisper LLC managed by Jeffrey Drobny sold the home. Will Foote, Jay Pennypacker, Debbie Negrin, Mike Holder of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty had the listing.
The Marc E Huffman Trust paid cash for a 6,032-square-foot new house in Scottsdale’s Mirabel community. Huffman is CEO of the Los Angeles-based software firm BlackLine. The residence has four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms. The listing didn’t include more information. North American Development sold the home.
Paul and Francis Bailey bought a 7,249-square-foot home in Paradise Valley that has five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The house features a billiards room with a restaurant-style bar complete with beer tap, two wine refrigerators and an expresso maker. S. Barrett Rinzler, CEO of Scottsdale-based Square One Concepts, sold the home. His company is behind several restaurant chains, including Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers.
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