Notable Luxury Home & Penthouse Sales + Stats of 2019: First Quarter | Arizona

Highlights from the top four reported home and top 4 reported penthouse sales of Q1, 2019 in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, Arizona.

A trophy Paradise Valley estate, a Romantic Urban Paradise Valley Villa, and ace Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson finally sells his pad for $18M off the original asking price were among the noteworthy sales in the first quarter of 2019 in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley luxury real estate market 1st quarter of 2019.


5838 E STARLIGHT WAY, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253US$14.3 – 15.7 Million
Notable Luxury Home & Penthouse Sales Scottsdale Paradise Valley

This Privately gated estate in the heart of Paradise Valley was up for auction. It features breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain, the McDowell Mountains, and Four Peaks Range. Experience exquisite finishes and rare amenities from exclusive interior designer David Scott and Frank Lloyd Wright trained exterior architect Vernon Swaback; Other unique highlights of the main home include an executive home office, trainer’s gym, basketball court with electronic score board, twelve seat grand theater and wine cellar. Over 30,000 sf, 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 12+ car garage, and is one of the most expensive homes every sold in Paradise Valley.

Past blogs about this property… 2 of the most expensive homes in Arizona set for auction… No Open House for You!

8100 N 68th ST, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253US$12 Million

This Romantic Urban Villa in the heart of Paradise Valley. This palatial Mediterranean estate is a master class in what can be achieved with the world’s finest materials, a renowned team of artisans, and an unlimited budget. Designed by Juan Sandoval following the format of 17th Century Colonial architecture, but with every modern convenience. This magnificent home is unparalleled in its construction quality and architectural precision. Every 2 acre part of this estate was designed and built in over a ten year period. Two spectacular central courtyards. One for gardens and fountains, the other for a stunning 60X60 foot pool. The design of the home guarantees beauty from every room, and a level of security unmatched by even the most advanced technology. 18,000 sf, 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 8+ car garage, and one of the most beautiful homes designed… 

8055 N MUMMY MOUNTAIN RD, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253US$7.3 Million

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Arizona Diamondbacks legend pitcher Randy Johnson finally sold his 5-acre Mediterranean estate. Once priced as high as $25,000,000 and put  up for auction after no buyer would take it. Over 1600 days and finally sold for $18 million off the original $25 million asking price. For more info about this property visit our past blogs or google Randy Johnson Paradise Valley house for photos, video, and information.

Past blogs about this property… 2 of the most expensive homes in Arizona set for auctionBig unit Randy Johnson asking a big price tag for his mega 25,000 sf home in Paradise Valley

10525 E RIMROCK DR, Scottsdale, AZ 85255US$6.45 Million

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One of the most “asked about” homes in Horseshoe Canyon of Silverleaf. This exceptional estate is a one of a kind opportunity. Schultz Development created this 9,335 SF Ranch Hacienda masterpiece with 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and unsurpassed quality. Located on the 17th hole of the Silverleaf course, the 2.37 acres pick up 5 golf holes as well as spectacular and dramatic mountain and city light views. The guest casita has 3 bedrooms, living area and kitchen – perfect for guests/extended family. The main house’s open plan flows seamlessly from space to space, both indoors and out. Also included: game room with view deck, exercise room, home theater, oversized gourmet kitchen, and a resort style back yard with oversized pool, lawn area and covered patios. You could only view this estate with appointment and proof of funds.


15215 N KIERLAND BLVD 937, Scottsdale, AZ 85254US$3.33 Million

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South Facing Kierland Commons Penthouse with SWEEPING UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS. This Penthouse is a true stand-out, boasting the best of both worlds: luxury and convenience. Boosting 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 3567 sf, and 2 car parking spaces. This is LIFESTYLE LIVING at its best with Kierland Commons, Scottsdale Quarter and the neighboring Kierland Resort & Spa and 27 hole Kierland Golf Course across the street. Simplify your lifestyle and enjoy all the amenities a luxury home can offer without the maintenance….have the freedom to lock and leave…

5551 E ARROYO VERDE DR 209, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253US$2.81 Million


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Luxury New Villa at Mountain Shadows Resort Paradise Valley location. Enjoy resort living w/ full amenities at adjacent resort combined with distinct architectural designs. Enjoy views from 800+ sq. ft. outdoor deck. This Villa has 20 ft. high entry foyer with private elevator/stairs to living level. Luxurious designer features include, Wolf combo dual fuel range oven and microwave, Sub Zero refrigerator, Asko dishwasher, Zephyr hood,10 ft. high ceilings, 9 ft. bi-fold doors to deck,9 ft. bi-fold from master suite to deck, indoor/outdoor fireplaces, 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 2 car private driveway, 2 car private attached garage, 24 hr. guarded entry, & more!

18720 N 101St ST 3023, Scottsdale, AZ 85255US$2.5 Million

Icon Silverleaf

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Still UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Introducing ICON Silverleaf, a new collection of 72 luxury single-story condominiums within Silverleaf at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ. ICON represents the only residential offering of its kind at Silverleaf’s exclusive community. ICON showcases single-story, luxury residences served by semi-private elevators. ICON’s spacious flats include expansive views and allow more freedom to live how you want to. The luxury condominiums will offer, 3,170 Square Feet of Living Space 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, private decks, access to Silverleaf’s resort amenities. Model Homes are anticipated to be complete in Winter 2018.

7181 E Camelback RD SE 704, Scottsdale, AZ 85251US$2.32 Million

Scottsdale Waterfront

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This is the only Scottsdale Waterfront unit with 1,400 sf outdoor living balcony/terrace landscaped with palms, Meyers lemon tree, and lime tree. A spectacular completely remodeled smart house unit with 2300 sf livable and 3 parking spots. This is the best location in Scottsdale…

By the number 1st quarter 2019 Luxury Report by Juan Pesqueira Realtor

  • $1 million+ = 407 sales | 21 were Penthouses, condos, and townhomes
  • $14.3 – $15.7 million was the top sales price and it was in Paradise Valley
  • 176 Average days on market | 0 – 1617 days on market
  • Luxury Home Statistics 1st quarter 2019

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Arizona’s most expensive homes sold in 2017, numero Uno BROKE a RECORD!!!

They say home is where the heart is. But if this list is anything to go by, the most expensive homes sold in 2017 have been more jaw dropping than anything else. After 2016 saw huge price jumps for Arizona’s biggest deals, this year was record breaking! There was a noticeable flurry of activity in Silverleaf where 5 of the 17 most expensive homes sold. The two most expensive homes were sold in Paradise Valley. Here is a list of the 5 most lavish and luxurious heart stopping eye-watering desert mansions over the last 12 months, the #1 is a record in Arizona. (ARMLS sales only, no off market sales included).

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RECORD BREAKING! Year in and year out Paradise Valley holds some of the most expensive sales, this year it broke the record for most expensive home ever sold in Arizona. While just under the $17,000,000 price tag. this 14,000 sq ft property – which includes 5 acres overlooking the city – on the side of Mummy Mountain.  According to AZ Central A tech company CEO snapped up this mega mansion for $15.65 million making it the most expensive home EVER sold in Arizona…

PARADISE VALLEY, AZ | $15,650,000

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The unknown buyer who took title under Happily Ever After Dropped a cool $12.75 million for this seven-bedroom with 12-bathroom exquisite property in TILYOU RANCHITO Paradise Valley this year. I guess he will live happily ever after in this mega mansion with over 14,000 sf sprawled over 2.5 acres.

PARADISE VALLEY, AZ | $12,750,000

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The 3rd most expensive home sold in Arizona is a STUNNING CONTEMPORARY SHOWPIECE nestled in its own private reserve in Desert Mountain’s prestigious ”Canyon” neighborhood selling for an eye-watering sum of $9. 2m. The buyer paid $1,218.87 per square foot, and comes with Disappearing glass walls.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | $9,200,000

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Although this six-bedroom, 11,397 sq ft Silverleaf mansion did not smash last year’s $11.1m, it still turned heads selling at $7,000,000. It’s located in the “Summit” of Silverleaf offering unequal natural beauty with dynamic views of the valley, detailed craftsmanship, and artistry are abundant. This is the most expensive home sold in Silverleaf 2017.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | $7,000,000

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Another one in Silverleaf makes the list. This one was built by one of Arizona’s most prominent and well-known luxury home builders Calvis Wyant. The spectacular estate nestled in the exclusive Upper Canyon of Silverleaf might just check all the boxes!

✔ Breathtaking views of the city  ✔ private detached Casita  ✔ gourmet custom kitchen with catering entrance ✔ lush landscaping ✔ game room  ✔ pool, spa, and outdoor kitchen  ✔ multiple fireplaces and water features ✔ theatre ✔ wine cellar with custom corked flooring ✔ wood paneled office ✔ elevator ✔ Front courtyard offers water feature, fireplace, and mountain & sunrise views ✔ 

This Spanish mansion sold for $6.9m

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | $6,900,000

Rounding out the top 10 most expensive homes sold for 2017 range from $5.85m – $6.5m.

Contact – AZLHBlog | a Guide to the Hottest Luxury Arizona Homes & Penthouses! for all your luxury home needs…Buy or Sell…

Sales of Luxury Real Estate in Scottsdale-Phoenix-Paradise Valley markets for March 2016 topped out at $4.1 million

102 luxury properties sold ($1,000,000 + sales price) in Scottsdale-Phoenix-Paradise Valley markets during the month of March 2016

The most expensive home was 10919 E MOUNTAIN SPRING RD in Scottsdale Silverleaf going for $4.1 million.  THIS LOVELY SPANISH COLONIAL/SANTA BARBARA STYLE HOME IS THE EPITOME OF FINE LIVING IN THE UPPER CANYON OF SILVERLEAF. The property featured a children’s splash pad, resort style backyard, a custom wine room, gourmet kitchen/living space, and close to two acres to roam.

Rounding out the top 5 was 6936 N MUMMY MOUNTAIN RD in Paradise Valley, sitting on 10.35 acres, this beauty is situated higher than any house on the southwest end of Mummy Mountain facing both the Praying Monk on Camelback Mountain and downtown Phoenix selling for just $3.3 million.

Here are top sales 2-4 recorded in Scottsdale-Phoenix-Paradise Valley luxury home markets for the month of March 2016.

SOLD #2 20084 N 103rd ST, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

PRICE: $3,900,000

Sales of Luxury Real Estate in the Scottsdale-Phoenix-Paradise Valley market for March 2016 topped out at $4.1 million 9

SOLD #3 6210 E CHOLLA PL, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

PRICE: $3,675,000

This house was featured on site back in 2014 House of Glass Box Elevated above the Desert in Arizona

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SOLD #4 4931 E CALLE DEL NORTE –, Phoenix, AZ 85018

PRICE: $3,650,000

in the words of janis joplin will someone please buy me a mercedes benz

We have a feeling this house will have a few or shinier new Mercedes Benz…


5 luxury properties sold ($1,000,000 + sales price) in Tucson area market during the month of March 2016

The most expensive home was 14366 N Dove Canyon Pass in Marana, Arizona going for $1.5 million.  The listing agent posted Range Price- Will accept offers between $1,699,999 and $1,799,999 but accepted $1.5 million, never believe what you hear…

As featured in Luxe and Tucson Lifestyle Magazines, this design-award winning home hugs dramatic rock formations, set on a spectacular hilltop lot with breathtaking panoramic vista views; exterior is clad in ledgestone and patina copper, blending organically with nature’s gorgeous surroundings. Interior design by Lori Carroll is perfection. The property featured a stunning negative edge pool design with tranquil spaces, an open floor plan, and unique crazy design…

In the market for a LAVISH PAD? We will find your next Ultra-Luxury home, penthouse, or condo – hit us up!!!


Sorry Ladies! Matt Kemp sells his Paradise Valley Bachelor Pad; Damion Easley Glendale AZ Mansion Shatters Record!

Pro athletes San Diego Padres slugger Matt Kemp and former major league player Damion Easley  both listed and sold their homes with prices so high they made the list of the most expensive home sales in the Valley of the Sun during August 2015.

Damion Easley Glendale Mega MansionNumber 1. Records are made to be broken and who better to break them than professional athletes? Damien Easley former major league player listed his Glendale mega mansion for $5.5 million, selling it at $4,250,000 making it the most expensive home ever sold in Glendale, Arizona and most expensive home sold in Phoenix metro during August 2015..

The mansion uniquely designed and built specifically for Damion Easley is a whopping 15,000 sq. feet, sprawling across 1.9 Acres. The home has unique baseball “esqu” features; one of the bedroom walls has a baseball decal, another room has a baseball score board, an indoor batting cage, and a synthetic grass whiffle ball field perfect for the kiddos. The home boosts 6 bedrooms, 8.5 Bathrooms, 6+ car garage, Gorgeous Gourmet Kitchen with butler’s pantry, Private Movie Theater, Private courtyards and balconies. The Resort-Oasis Style backyard has a gigantic sparkling pool, water slide, spa, putting green, in-ground trampoline, multi-use sport court and endless Mountain Views. The home also boosts a private fitness gym, humongous walk in closet, and a grand foyer that lets you know you have arrived. Click to see the house.

Matt Kemp Paradise Valley Estate
Matt Kemp Paradise Valley Estate

Number 6. Dabbed as the neighborhood party spot by LAVISH PaDz, San Diego Padres slugger Matt Kemp who put up his Paradise Valley Contemporary Getaway for $3.5 Million, and selling for $3.1. The contemporary bachelor party pad featured a chef’s kitchen, Movie Theater, game room, and steam room.  What’s a bachelor pad without a swim up bar, huge pool and spa, gas fire pit, gazebo, a BBQ grill, and sport court. Don’t forget this was the house with bathrooms that has mirrors eeeveryyyywhereeee – MIRRORS! Come on now you get a view from all angles :). And on top of it all he made a profit of $736,500, purchased back in 2010 for $2,050,000.  That’s like a couple of Rolls Royce’s, Lamborghinis, or even one Porsche Spyder. Hell he has so much money this almost seems like carrying around money.  If he was a gambling man why not go to Vegas and throw it all on red? . Click to see the house

Lets peak at the rest

August 2015 expensive home sales

Number 2.

  • Location: 6991 E IRONWOOD DR, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
  • Price: $3,530,000

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Number 3.

  • Location: 7537 N LAKESIDE LN, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
  • Price: $3,500,000

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Number 4.

  • Location: 6044 E FOOTHILL DR N, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
  • Price: $3,450,000

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Number 5.

  • Location: 6001 N NAUNI VALLEY DR, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
  • Price: $3,250,000

A Cool 96: July 2015 9 most expensive (& cool) AZ home sales | by LAVISH PaDz

As our hot Phoenix weather continues to heat up this is about the time the luxury home market cools down for a little. Today the news has informed us of an excessive heat warning. On most given months our market will average out to 120-140 homes sales above a million but July only saw 96. The reason for this is the start of the school year, family vacation time, and snowbirds out of town or heading out of town.

Let’s take a look at the 10 most expensive sales in the Scottsdale, Phoenix, & Paradise Valley area during July 2015


  • Scottsdale, AZ (Silverleaf)
  • Sold Price: $5,463,917


  • Scottsdale, AZ (Estancia)
  • Sold Price: $4,000,000


  • Scottsdale, AZ (Silverleaf)
  • Sold Price: $3,675,000


  • Scottsdale, AZ (Estancia)
  • Sold Price: $3,350,000


  • Scottsdale, AZ (Silverleaf)
  • Sold Price: $3,280,000


  • Paradise Valley, AZ (Paradise Valley Pueblos)
  • Sold Price: $2,497,500

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  • Scottsdale, AZ (McDowell Mountain Ranch)
  • Sold Price: $2,400,500

10 most expensive July 2015 AZ home sales 218.

  • Paradise Valley, AZ ( Sun Dancer Estates)
  • Sold Price: $2,400,000

10 most expensive July 2015 AZ home sales 22 9.

  • Tucson, AZ (Honey Bee Canyon Estates)
  • Sold Price: $2,200,000

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