Bulldozer Bait: 100 year old house on Central Ave can be yours for $1.85M


Bulldozer removes the debris from demolition of old derelict buildingsNorth Central Phoenix, AZ – For some properties a buyer only needs bring a toothbrush, some are described as lock and leave, and some simply ask buyers to bring their bulldozer. The property located at 7019 N CENTRAL AVE, Phoenix, AZ 85020 is saying (in not so many words) bring your bulldozer or contractor.

The property which was built in 1918 after states hood sits off Central Ave and Glendale in the North Central Phoenix corridor. The property is being sold “as is “ with it needing a substantial amount of restoration and remodeling. According the Country Assessors the home is 2162 sf on a 52,000 +- sf or 1.2 acre lot right on Central Avenue. The house looks much larger than 2162 sf from the exterior. The current owner posted a demolition permit ready for a developer buyer. Karl Tunberg, listing agent says the demolition permit was posted just in case the future owner chooses to demolish the home, that way there is no red tape for them to jump through. 

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Many residents, including myself would hate for the home to be torn down says Realtor Juan Pesqueira. I would hope the next buyer chooses to restore it. The other plan in the works is hoping the North Central Phoenix Homeowner’s Association (NCPHA) can save the home by getting it deemed as “historic.” 

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From a Phoenix and resident standpoint, it should not be torn down because of its history and its character. From a buyer standpoint, the home at a minimum will need at least $500K in restoration or repairs but my gut tells me it could be closer to or much higher the $1,000,000. Add that to the current $1.85 million price tag and the deal makes no financial sense. Unless you are looking to sit on this property for a very long time.

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Central Phoenix is old money and the value for these properties is the land. This home sits on prime 1.2 acre real estate. Hopefully the NCPHA comes through and deems it “historic” or an investor who want to restore the 100 year old house buys the property. Either way it’s a sign of changing times in North Central Phoenix.

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The 3 Most Expensive Homes & Mansions Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are…


Scottsdale-Phoenix-Paradise Valley, AZ — With 2018 coming to a close, here is a look at the 5 most expensive homes that sold in the 3 most expensive cities in Arizona.

Without further ado, take a peek at the most expensive houses sold, according to ARMLS (No pocket or off market listings were included).

Scottsdale, AZ

 20450 N 108Th Pl | Silverleaf – $17,500,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are

20,000 sf. 6 bedrooms/14 bathrooms. 4 acres. 8+ car garage

The scoop: Spectacular mountain and city light views come with this luxurious estate situated on 4 private acres on the 6th hole of the Tom Weiscopf designed Silverleaf golf course and adjacent to the McDowell Mountain preserve’s hiking trails. All the main living areas including the Master suite are located on the first level. The home boasts 5 indoor and outdoor kitchens, 2 elevators, a virtual reality/golf simulator room, gymnasium w/ basketball court, volleyball court and rock-climbing wall, home theater, fitness center w/steam room, detached guest house w/ private drive, 8 garages, high-tech game room, estate pool, multiple spas, state of the art security & home automation. Shown by appointment only. Buyer to pay the DC Ranch Community Transfer Fee of 0.5% of the sale price.

 10851 E Wingspan Way | Silverleaf – $10,300,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 1

12,500 sf. 7 bedrooms/10 bathrooms. 2 acres. 5+ car garage

The scoop: Nestled in the upper canyon of Silverleaf, this one of a kind custom home was designed and built for the lifestyle you deserve! From the moment you pull up to the privately gated motor court you will be totally impressed! The interior is spacious, comfortable, casual, yet elegant. The floor plan was designed for entertaining. The main house features a main level master suite plus 4 additional en-suite bedrooms, private office, exercise room, and home theatre. The automated pocket doors bring in the outdoor living space. Enjoy the lazy river, pool cabana, and swim up bar while watching amazing sunsets, city lights, and views directly down the runway of the Scottsdale Airpark. Built by John Schultz Development and custom crafted by Kristin Hazen Design. What memories will you make?

10995 E Wingspan Way | Silverleaf – $7,300,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 3

11,000 sf. 5 bedrooms/9.5 bathrooms. 2.4+ acres. 7+ car garage.

The scoop: (RECENTLY REDUCED OVER $1M) – Nestled in the Upper Canyon of Silverleaf you will find this one of a kind compound. Master suite includes a private outdoor spa, separate his & her bathrooms/closets, and see-through fireplace. This primary residence (10,139 square feet) and separate guest house with full kitchen (724 square feet) were designed to entertain and are equipped with 14 fireplaces, 2 fire pits, 7 high ceiling garages (capable of holding 11 cars comfortably with lifts), 2 separate BBQ stations, 2 fire pits, 2 private courtyards and more!

Phoenix, AZ

4821 E Exeter Blvd | Arcadia – $4,100,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 4

5,400 sf. 4 bedrooms/5 bathrooms. 28,346 sf lot. 3 car garages

The Scoop: Location Location Location: Surrounded by the most prestigious homes in all of Arcadia, this gated, Belgian Farmhouse designed by Candelaria and built by Nance Construction sits on one of the best lots in all of Arcadia. Large Private Exeter lot features lush, mature landscape designed by Berghoff. Handcrafted elements include hand applied plaster walls, reclaimed Cream Brick walls and fireplaces, Waterworks Plumbing Fixtures/Tile, 4 bed and bath with 2 powder baths, Private Office with fireplace and built in shelves/desk, Dining Room with special white oak built in china cabinet, Large Master Suite with fireplace and large custom closet with island, Butler’s Pantry with reclaimed brick/glass wine unit, ice maker and polished nickel sink, Kitchen is completely equipped with white oak kitchen island, Viking/Wolf/Sub Zero appliances, walk-in pantry, mudroom and laundry with 4 Electrolux machines, 3 car garage. Lot is gated yet has beautiful front patio/fireplace to entertain your neighbors and friends and a private rear yard that must be seen. Barbecue patio/eating space/fountain/veggie gardens off kitchen, large fire pit and limestone patio and a brand-new pool/spa with Ramada and fireplace. 
Lutron Lighting system/speakers/AV ready/wired for security cameras.

 5105 E Exeter Blvd | Arcadia – $3,875,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 5

6385, sf. 5 bedrooms/4 bathrooms. 1.9 acres.

The Scoop: Historic Spanish Colonial Revival Estate located on one of the most exclusive tree-lined streets in the heart of Arcadia. Enter the private gates of this one-of-a-kind nearly 2-acre lush green property nestled at the base of Camelback Mountain. Once considered for the state Governor’s mansion, and later serving as Miss Kitty of Gunsmoke’s residence for 17 years, this iconic 1920’s home exudes character, charm, and elegance! The home is beautifully situated back from the street offering privacy and grandeur. Outside highlights include arched windows, iron balconies, Moreno tiled entryway that leads to a front door with delicately patterned stained glass. Remodeled numerous times, this light airy 6400 + sq ft open floor plan is a perfect haven for families and amazing for entertaining with multiple French doors leading to the back patio. This 5 Bedroom and 4 Bath home also has a large sunny pool room for convenient access to the pool and spa. The Showpiece Gourmet Kitchen has light-colored slab granite, commercial 6 burner gas range, double ovens, double dishwashers, three sinks, Subzero Refrigerator, and a large walk-in pantry. The Master Suite is located on the first floor with Luxurious Spa-like Master Bath and beautiful oversized shower. The first floor includes a casually elegant living room with 11 ft coved ceiling, majestic mountain views, and a fireplace modeled after the nearby Phoenician’s. The kitchen and oversized family room boast brick walls from the original 1920’s home. Also, on the main floor is a private two-stationed custom office, formal dining room with a domed ceiling, grand crystal chandelier, clear leaded glass transoms, domed ceiling foyer, and cozy library off the living room. In the former basement is a new walk-in 1500 bottle wine room, wine-tasting room, and a large work out room with herringbone patterned brick floors. Resort style grounds include numerous patios, oversized 42′ long pool, large 12-person Jacuzzi/spa, outdoor kitchen, and Hopi/Arcadia schools. Too many extras to list! Featured on the cover of Phoenix Home and Garden and selected for the prestigious Palette of Homes Tour. This piece of Arcadia magic can be your dream home!

5915 E Calle Del Sud | Arcadia – $3,750,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 6

7,875 sf. 5 bedrooms/7 bathrooms. 24,728 sf lot. 4+ car garage.

The Scoop: This brand-new custom showpiece, created by the ultra-talented team at Brimley Development is loaded with timeless, modern design. Caroline DeCesare, the visionary behind DeCesare Design Group, produced a classic, yet current vibe that shines throughout every beautiful room, from the outstanding chef’s kitchen to the breathtaking master retreat. Not a detail was overlooked from the hidden elevator to the restaurant style wet bar, and the finishes are absolutely exquisite. The butler’s pantry off the kitchen, the morning bar in the master, and the magnificent wine wall in the dining room are just some of the stylish features that make this home so special, and quality millwork, artistic lighting and multiple custom fireplaces create an amazing atmosphere. The grounds are exceptional offering a gorgeous pool with water features, spacious spa, exposed brick fireplace, and bocce ball court, and fully retractable doors open to beautiful patios that look out onto the breathtaking landscape. Impeccable finishes, design perfection and magnificent ambience just begin to tell the story of the unique custom estate!

Paradise Valley, AZ

6108 E Redwing Rd | $6,175,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 7

10,127 sf. 6 bedrooms/8 bathrooms. 1.7+ acres. 8+ car garages.

The Scoop: Nothing of its kind seen on the market, unparalleled quality and perfection all come together for an amazing estate home. Sitting on 1.73 acres with heavily landscaped grounds, which include a putting/chipping green, 2 outdoor fireplaces, a real fire pit and a fire table on top of the view deck which showcase the breathtaking views of camelback/praying monk and mummy. Interiors host a 480-bottle wine wall in dining room, butler’s pantry with coffee machine, grand kitchen with walk in custom pantry, a game/theater room with bifold doors to outdoor entertaining, 2 powder rooms, glass wall huge exercise room. A 2-bed guest house with full kitchen, private patio and own garage. A gated auto court leads you to the 8 garages, one is a rv oversized door air conditioned and includes indoor basketball with pickle ball. Lots of storage and built in garage cabinets. The master features a private patio with a 6-person jacuzzi hot tub. Captivating views seen all throughout the home of mummy and camelback. Nothing was overlooked in this home and it will be one never seen again. Outdoor pool/spa will hand down be the best seen with the ramada shading the swim up bar and pool lounge areas/spa. Built in sunshields, umbrella sleeves and misters will make summers a joy. Too much to list with this one of a kind estate home!!

5220 N Casa Blanca Dr | Camelback Lands – $6,100,000

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9,490 sf. 6 bedrooms/7 bathrooms. 1.4 acres. 4+ car garage.

The Scoop: This 2017 privately gated 6 bedroom,7 bath,9,490sf Transitional 1.36-acre estate, with 2 guest suites, is located on one of the most prestigious streets in Paradise Valley. The heart of the home is an impressive dual island chef’s kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances. It flows into the family room creating 70 ft of uninterrupted open living space. The family room’s full entertainment bar also services the adjoining 12 seat home theatre. Multiple motorized pocket doors open to a huge, green backyard pastureland with sport court, putting green, resort-size pool steps away from a ramada with fireplace, a BBQ area and covered entertainment patios. The home s ceilings possess beautiful attention to detail: the living room’s 17 ft dark wood beamed, the dining room’s coffered ceiling.

6121 E Orchid Ln | $6,000,000

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Paradise Valley In 2018 are 9

9,830 sf. 5 bedrooms/7 bathrooms. 1.3 acres. 4+ car garage.

The Scoop:  THE TIME IS NOW! | CASUAL FRENCH EXCELLENCE | MRA Custom Homes presents: This breathtaking European-esque timeless masterpiece was built to last a lifetime with solid masonry construction coupled with only the finest and most exquisite finishes. Unobstructed Mummy Mountain Views from the backyard from nearly every South facing window and door. Lower operating costs thanks to the multi-layered roof system, a 9.2 K.W. solar photo-voltaic system, 2 solar water heaters, and the full use of a PRIVATE WELL for irrigation. Allows for grand entertaining but skillfully designed for year-round intimate enjoyment. Never occupied and IMPECCABLY maintained! PRICED FAR BELOW A 2017 APPRAISAL!

ARMLS data shows Scottsdale had 7 sales above $5 million and Paradise Valley had 11 sales above $5 million. The Phoenix market topped out just above $4 million. There were a few off the market sales ranging upwards of $10 million.

The Arizona luxury real estate market continues to see a surge in expensive home sales. We keep breaking records. Last year we broke a record above $15 million, this year at $17.5 million. Will 2019 continue to break records, is think we might say luxury agent Juan Pesqueira. We might finally hit the $20 million price…

P:S – these homes could change as we might see a new leader after the year seeing that we have 5 homes pending above $5 million…

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Inside/Outside David and Gladys “Frank Lloyd Wright” house, $13M iconic Arizona design


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Livable art and a Frank Lloyd wright original!

Location: 5212 E EXETER BLVD, Phoenix (Arcadia), AZ 85018

  • Specs: 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2553 sf
  • Asking: $12,950,000

This is an original Frank Lloyd Wright design created for Mr. Frank Lloyd Wright’s son and his wife (per yahoo). This iconic design was completed in 1952 and sits on 9.5 acres of one of the most prime real estate locations in Phoenix, Arizona aka Arcadia.

HISTORY: In 2012, the property was threatened with demolition before owner Zach Rawling purchased it for $2.4M. After establishing the nonprofit David & Gladys Wright Home Foundation, Rawling worked tirelessly to preserve the house, first as a proposed museum and later as part of a donation to the School of Architecture at Taliesin. But neighbors opposed the plans, battling zoning changes and the crowds that might come with a tourist destination. – Mansion Global

The property features sweeping views of camelback mountain, concrete block construction (very rare), a pool, and guest house. The estate has been partially updated, but requires additional rehabilitations, including necessary structural and electrical repairs (SOLD AS IS) per listing agent – Robert J Hassett

If you love art, appreciate architecture, and in the market for something unique this home checks all the boxes. So it needs a little work and some people will not see the value here, but that’s what makes it attractive. I considered this property the Mona Lisa of homes says agent Juan Pesqueira. This is a very rare property, there is nothing (zero) like this home anywhere in the world. Rare and scarce equal value so if you’re a real estate aficionado who is looking for a trophy property to add to your portfolio you cannot go wrong with this one! The right buyer, who is willing to update but keep original will only increase its value. This is not a buy and flip but a buy and hold. We have/are already seeing record-breaking sales and list prices within the past year. Buyers are flocking here from all over the world and because of that prices will continue to go up, so will a very rare and unique homes like this… Juan Pesqueira

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1914 Historic Phoenix gated Spanish estate with recording studio…


Phoenix, AZ – Over 100 years old and more beautiful than ever! Rare find in North Central Phoenix along Central Avenue, did we mention Recording Studio…

Beautiful 1914 privately gated Spanish estate on Central Avenue

6611 N CENTRAL AVE, Phoenix, AZ 85012 | 6 Bedrooms | 4.5 Bathrooms | 6500 sf | Double lot.

LOOKING FOR A HOME THAT’S TRULY A ONE OF A KIND? YOUR SEARCH STOPS HERE…THIS IS THE ONE! WELCOME TO YOUR PRIVATELY GATED ESTATE SITUATED ON 1.2 ACRES IN THE HEART OF THE NORTH CENTRAL CORRIDOR. LEGENDARY MURPHY’S BRIDAL PATH STEPS FROM YOUR FRONT DOOR. YOU’LL BE WOWED AS YOU PULL THROUGH YOUR GATES TO BE GREETED BY YOUR METICULOUSLY DESIGNED MEDITERRANEAN STYLE ENTRANCE WITH CIRRCULAR DRIVEWAY. INDIVIDUAYLLY LAYED CONCRETE SQUARES WITH TURF GRASS, AND WATER FEATURE. THOUGHTFULLY PLANTED LANDSCAPE, FEATURING AMBIENT LIGHTING. STEP THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR AND BE PREPARED TO SEE HISTORICAL AND MODERN DESIGNS MERGED. YOUR NEW HOME FEATURES 6 BEDROOMS/ 4.5 BATHS WITH 6500SQFT OF FUNCTIONAL LIVINGSPACE. THIS HOME IS TRULY AN ENTERTAINERS DREAM. IDEAL FOR HOSTING THE MOST LAVISH AND INTIMATE PARTIES. HAND STENCILLED CEILING IN FORMAL LIVING ROOM FEATURING A WOOD BURING FIREPLACE WITH AN ANTIQUE SHEMAN & HYDE PIANO TO SET THE TONE. HUGE LIVING ROOM WITH A WALL OF WINDOWS OFFERING NATURAL SUNLIGHT AND STUNNING COFFERED CEILINGS. LARGE MASTER CONVEIENTLY LOCATED ON THE FIRST FLOOR WITH MASSIVE SITTING AREA. SPACIOUS KITCHEN WITH SS APPLIANCES, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND FORMAL DINING OFF THE KITCHEN PERFECT FOR HOSTING ALL OF YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. ENORMOUS WALK IN PANTRY WITH A SECONDARY VIKING REFRIGERATOR. LARGE MUDROOM WITH STORAGE, FULL BATHROOM, LAUNDRY ROOM WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO BACKYARD AND POOL. DESIGNATED STORAGE AREA WITH BUILT IN’S FOR ALL YOUR HOLIDAY DECOR, GOLF CLUBS AND MORE. RECORDING STUDIO WITH SOUND PROOF WALLS, CAN EASILY BE CONVERTED INTO YOUR VERY OWN MOVIE THEATER. SECOND LEVEL FEATURES 4 BEDROOMS 2 BATHS WITH HOME GYM AND GAME/MEDIA ROOM. STEP OUT BACK AND COOL OFF IN YOUR PRIVATE POOL WITH GENEROUS SITTING AREAS. GINORMOUS BACK LOT WITH MATURE TREES, AND A BLANK CANVAS TO CREATE YOUR VERY OWN RESORT SYTLE BACKYARD. LARGE ENOUGH TO ACCOMIDATE A SPORTS COURT AND MORE. LET YOUR CREATIVITY BE CAPTIVATED AND IGINTED TO MAKE YOUR MARK ON THIS HISTORICAL BEAUTY.

Listing Agent: Kattie Colabianchi – WestUSA

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Could your record your next Grammy here?

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Asking price: $1,690,000

 

Luxury Vintage commercial auto shop with many Possibilities in Central Phoenix seeks $500K.


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If there ever was a property that embodied the age-old real estate adage, “Location, location, location,” it would be this one.

In fact, Owners Larry & Marry Marshal believe their strategically located commercial property at 4506 S Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, offers endless possibilities.

The couple, who have owned the property for 40+ years and have run a successful Auto Shop Business known to many as Larry’s Auto Service for all 40 years have decided to put up their Vintage Auto Mechanic/Shop building for sale. “We have run our business effectively out of here for over 40 years. And with no less than 5 stars reviews which include honest/trustworthy work, great pricing, and efficient service shows how Larry’s Auto Service has been a successful auto shop for 40 years. After 40 years of running and owning the business, its time to enjoy retirement, and get the property up for sale.

Priced at $500,000 the property boasts 4,900 +/-  square feet, which includes 3 different parcels (4502, 4504, and 4506 S Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ) totaling 20,368 sf / .47-acre lot being sold as one. Taxes for the year are approximately $6,183.

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The Solid block old school auto mechanic/shop building has Central Avenue frontage of 180 feet +/-. Highly traffic location, with easy access/exit for any business who operates in this location. It features 12 ft ceilings, wired with three phase electricity including air compressor. Three single post inground lifts, three post twin inground lifts, fronted alignment rack, plus ample room for work benches and tool boxes. The shop entrance has a pull through, one sliding door (north side) and 10ft roll up door (south side). Access to both front and back locks through the shop or through both gates. Back lot has attached steel canopy covering three lifts. The shop also has a waiting room, public & private restroom, employee breakroom, compressor room, office, and 8 camera security system in place. The back office has separate entrance.

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The property is classified as C-3 zoning per city of Phoenix which allows for many uses/developments. The current building is turnkey for a car repair shop business owner/end user. It’s also an excellent opportunity for a rental income producer or for future development. The two lots to the south of the subject are owned by city of Phoenix in which have expressed they would like to sell.

The Marshals said a real selling point of their property is its location on Central Avenue with Central Avenue frontage and proximity to everything. There is also a lot of future development in the works, anyone who is looking to the future would get a great investment as the city continues to build/develop and Central Phoenix is a popular location.

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I love these old school buildings says agent Juan Pesqueira, I hope the new owner is an Auto mechanic who changes nothing because these old school buildings are becoming scarce in the city. Its good to keep things original. This is an old school man/women’s type auto shop, don’t bring those electric toys here, trucks, vintage cars, Shelby mustangs, and so on…

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The building was built in 1946, the Marshals purchased in 1988. Before owning the property, it was a transmission shop, Red Rooster bar, and Bashas grocery store. Like the Marshals, all these businesses come and go, and all good things come to an end. Asking price of $500,000 is a bargain says agent Juan Pesqueira…

– Property Listing – BROCHUREVirtual Tour

For more information, to view, or tour this vintage commercial property for sale please contact Real estate agent Juan Pesqueira.

 

Awesome hilltop home: An original 1963 design by Architect Fred Guirey


An original 1963 design by Architect Fred Guirey

“Using an Abandoned Historic 1898 train depot”

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Depot at it’s original location!

For those who don’t know who Fred Guirey is, start with this article (You May Not Know Fred Guirey, But He Knew Phoenix).

Situated on a hilltop in the squaw peak area of Phoenix, Arizona with insane mountain and city views! An original design by Architect Fred Guirey in 1963. Although the home was completely remodeled in 2010 some of the original features are still in place including the 1898 train depot. According to the story the home was built using 1898 train depot constructed in Mayer, AZ (Pic above). In 1963 the train Depot was placed on a moving truck (See below) and transported to its current location.

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“Abandoned Historic 1898 train depot begins it’s journey to it’s current site”

411 Specs:

  • 3 Bedrooms . 3 Bathrooms
  • Built 1964 . Remodeled 2010
  • 0.81 acres / 35,323 Lot size
  • 2-car carport parking
  • Asking price: $1,050,000

The #HouseOfTheWeek is listed with Michael A Weeks with HomeSmart

1929 Hilvert Mansion: if these walls could talk!


Another piece of Arizona History up for grabs but this one comes with history, rumors, and stories…

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Located in Phoenix COUNTRY CLUB PLACE, one of the valleys most prime and central location. This historic mansion, aka Hilvert Mansion was built in 1929 – at that time it was the largest mansion in Arizona until the Wrigley Mansion was built. According to the story that comes with the house, not so long ago it was a brothel. The home has been used for movies, magazine articles, and is now in the National Historic Registry (tax savings). The home also has a private chapel, back in the days only the most elite families had one. Its rumored to have been blessed by the Pope. For many years the estate hosted grand events, fundraisers, prominent Phoenicians, business owners, a Hawaii senator, and huge mansion parties for the cities elite. And can accommodate up to 300 people.

You can read the full story, house specs, history, rumors, and facts below.

The estate features 9536 sf main home, 767 sf casita, 3063 sf art studio, over an acre of land with the first hole at PHX CC as your backdrop in Phoenix most prestigious location. Some other historic features include an elevator, ballroom, library, crystal chandelier, speakeasy, and so much more.  The asking price is $3,500,000, but can you put a price on history?

Hilvert Mansion is listed with Janna Anderson of HomeSmart

Isle take it: For a cool $5.1M this private island + all its amenities in the Desert can be yours!


Who doesn’t want an island?

What a unique opportunity here, this is truly a one of a kind. This 5-acre island is surrounded by a 10-acre lake in the Oakwood Hills subdivision in Chandler, Arizona.

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Just beyond the private gates and over the bridge sits over 18,000 sf consisting of 5 bedrooms 6.5 bathrooms’ main house with basement theater, game room, loft, living room, family room, master with office and sitting area. A guesthouse with 2 bedrooms + additional 4 separate 1 bedroom guest suites. The total room/bath count is 10 bedrooms to 12 bathrooms.

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The island features private courtyards, a 6000+sqft workshop, a private pool with waterfalls, a couple of BBQ stations, Ramada, pool bath, sun deck, Tennis court, 6 car garage, and so much more. For those who can afford the $5,100,000 price tag and yes you can’t tour unless proof of funds is presented. Don’t even try to sneak in for one there is only one way in and one way out and the owner will see you coming. He has input one of the best security systems in place that can be controlled by his numerous Ipdas throughout the house. You can also control the HVAC, entertainment, and more with one click. For those looking for a private island within the city, it does not get any better than this! You will never have to leave paradise but if you must over the bridge and beyond the private gates is surrounded by shopping, restaurants, freeways, and the Ocotillo Golf Resort where you can keep your unwanted guests…

The listing is held with Re/Max Infinity – http://www.ryanwhyteteam.com/

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Behold: an artist tiny home built using some of Arizonas rich history can be yours for $595K


In search of acreage on national forest with the quest to build his art/dream home. It took 7 realtors, all who said you will not find it! Three months into the search he finally found his canvas.

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Located at 45635 N 20Th St, New River, AZ 85087-7529. This Rock and Rusty Steel Construction – foam block house (Taking up a small footprint of the land) is 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 560 square feet.

Throughout the house, you will find Arizona history: The Doors are from an old hotel in Mummy mountain, the ceiling wood is from the old stock yards in Phoenix in the 1940s, the door to the master bedroom is from the old brothel in Prescott of the palace bar, and so much more.! The house sits on 1.64 acres, 2 separate studios/structures with insulation and A/C, a garage, a full unique bar with a stairway to heaven, plus some of the best views Arizona has to offer. The intimate residence also comes with a personalized letter from the owner/artist. This unique home can be yours for $595,000.

The home is listed with Rebecca Norton & Frank Aazami with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty 

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To get a full grasp of the history, story, and hear from the homeowner/artist himself check out this personalized 9-minute video of this beautiful home…

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Central Phoenix historic home originally built for Phoenix icon Arthur Luhrs asks $1.8M


Your chance to own a piece of Phoenix history; The original home was built for Arthur Luhrs, the (Luhrs family built the city’s first skyscraper buildings) in 1951. Who is Arthur Luhrs you ask?

Today, Phoenix is officially America’s sixth largest city with a population of more than one-and-a-half million people. When the city was incorporated in 1881 only 3,100 people called Phoenix home. During that amazing growth, the Luhrs family built the city’s first skyscraper buildings, which became architectural milestones for Arizona. Now reminders of the past, the Luhrs Building and Luhrs Tower once stood as beacons of the future. – http://www.azpbs.org/arizonastories/luhrs.htm.

Located at the 6000 block of Central Avenue at Central Ave & Bethany Home in North Central Phoenix. The 7 beds- 7.5 baths (6 beds & 6.5 baths in main house (6,640 sf)

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& full guest home (996 sf) 7,636 sf

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3 car garage, on 1.31 acres of prime real estate. The estate was being reconstructed and doubled in size in 1991 keeping its original charm intact from original floors in some rooms, to the bricks used, to the chandeliers, and more. Within the gates of this estate you will find exquisite grounds, outdoor entertaining areas, incl. patios, large pool area, spa & gazebo with built-in grill, office, and amazing craftsmanship throughout. The asking price this historic piece of property is $1,790,000.

The home is listed with Thomas Osterman of Realty Realty Executives.

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1923 two-story Colonial Revival with basement wine cellar in the Los Olivos Historic District Phx has been upgraded to a tee, $1.499M price tag.


Location: Phoenix, AZ     Price: $1,499,888

Built in the 1923, this two-story Colonial Revival has been restored/upgraded with today’s high end features and amenities but still keeping some of the historic presence throughout.

Located in the Los Olivos Historic District near the light rail in Downtown Phoenix esque. The home specs include 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,741 sf, electric gate entry, a basement wine cellar, and an incredible backyard (.34 acres) with various fruit trees including pecan, peach, pear, fig, orange and lemon. The yard is great because it’s on an irrigated lot, yes very cheap for the greens to stay fresh, the home which came to market in July, is listed for $1,499,888…

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Snatch up this North Central Phoenix PICTURESQUE CUSTOM RESIDENCE with PORTE CO·CHèRE & Bar-Game room for $850K.


Location: Phoenix, AZ     Price Tag: $888,888 $849,988 Reduced

Located at 610 W. Berridge Ln (85013) a prime north central Phoenix Orangewood Blk Estates Neighborhood. Surrounded by million-dollar homes, private estates, & some of Phoenix classic north central homes.

Agent Juan Pesqueira is hoping 4 times the charm as he has represented and managed the listing since 2013.  http://www.LAVISHPaDz.com/ 

The house sits on over 39,000 sq. ft (.90 Acres) of BEAUTIFUL IRRIGATED GROUNDS surrounded by palm trees and lush grass. Featuring Exquisite curb appeal behind PRIVATE GATES (TRUMP would approve) with circular driveway leading through PORTE CO·CHèRE parking. We hear it took a crane to get the PORTE CO·CHèRE in place.

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The open floor plan offers multiple uses for the large sq. footage. As you enter you will notice the unique custom design throughout, coffered ceilings, and must see the luxurious master bath only seen in the 1950’s. The huge GAME/BAR ROOM has beautiful appointed wood ceilings and the POCKET DOORS brings inside/outside entertaining living experience to life.

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The grounds is an open canvas that comes with a gated diving pebble teck pool, large extended patio with wood ceilings & celling fans, BBQ grill, and an attached 1bed/1bath guest house on nearly an acre. Rare opportunity to acquire a once in a lifetime property. So many options, the potential is endless. Similar homes are selling between 1.1 -1.4 Million, at $888,888 this is the hottest deal in Central Phoenix today…

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