“Do not seek to dominate nature with your buildings, but cooperate with it to achieve a harmony similar to that of natural creations.”—Gerry Jones “el rey de la arquitectura del terreno de montaña”.
BARRIO: Carefree, Arizona
PRICE: 🏷️ $3,800,000
411: 5 bedrooms & 5.5 bathrooms & 5270 sf
Word on the Street: Timeless Desert Contemporary residence on the northeast slope of Black Mountain within the Gated Community of Nighthawk. Consummate low maintenance design plus highest level of workmanship that will last a century. Renowned architect Gerry Jones has fashioned a lasting gem here with his 68 years of experience in architecture and construction, as well as 17 years teaching extreme terrain mountain design at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Nighthawk is a quiet gated community containing only eight multi-acre lots. This distinctive 3.15 -acre site is the largest site within Nighthawk, includes lush Sonoran vegetation, huge granite boulders, desert wildlife and breathtaking views over Carefree, AZ. Please watch home’s MOTION VIDEO, then Open the Document File to learn more about this home See Continental mountains. Like all of Jones’ custom residences this home is designed in harmony with nature, resting gently into the curves and rocks of the land. The beauty of this 5,270 square foot 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath masterpiece includes long slender lines, Jones’ trademark intricate roof, deep overhangs for shade, and extensive windows embracing views of Black Mountain and its surrounding valley. Fourteen skylights sprinkled throughout the residence soften the midday light.
In addition to its beauty, this home is built far beyond legal code, using construction standards that will allow it to remain structurally sound for 125 150 years. With masonry construction, a standing seam roof, and natural landscaping, it requires very little maintenance. Green building materials and energy saving features keep operating costs to a minimum. Interior finishes are low-maintenance yet high in quality. Enjoy the Peace and Quiet of your desert surroundings in a home that does not require constant upkeep. All in all, this jewel is a beautiful low-maintenance home built to last for generations.Listing Agents/Brokers: Frank Aazami/William D Ramseyer Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty
Gerry Jones is one of the best architects in Arizona! He is the best when it comes to mountain terrain architecture. Thank you, Gerry Jones, for this newest design. And at 90 years old, all we can do is appreciate the home and hope he produces one or a few more to add to our beautiful landscape.