When it comes to holidays in the sun, this 3-acre desert sanctuary with wide-open vistas provides a serene, scenic opportunity to unplug, unwind, and be inspired in style.
3801 E Berridge Lane, Paradise Valley, Arizona
Ready to trade in cold winters for signature cocktails under the warm Sonoran sun, it didn’t take long for Connecticut transplants to realize there was something special about Paradise Valley, the wealthy enclave they have now called home for about forty years. “It is something to be said about living in a residential only town with mostly one-acre lots. When we first laid eyes on the property in the 80s, which is ideally hidden away from main roads and neighboring homes, and in close proximity to the best school in the valley, Phoenix Country Day School, I recall saying the only way I am leaving is in a pine box,” recalls the homeowners. Thankfully, the latter is not the case and the property is now available for a new family to enjoy.
After several renovations, remodels, and expanding by combining the neighboring lot when it came up for sale, the three-acre property today is a showstopping masterpiece reminiscent of a luxury resort. Thru gates, vast verdant greenery surrounding the courtyard entry invites you to a sprawling 10,056 square foot, sevenbedrooms, seven and a half baths of elegant stunner with thoughtfully designed rooms for large scale entertaining and comfortable family space for easy, every day living. “The house is big enough for entertaining yet cozy enough where one does not get lost,” comments current owners. “We love entertaining and I believe the most people we have hosted is about 150.”
The family friendly, split floor plan allows for a spectacular kids wing with space for a nanny. Parents can retreat to the second-floor spacious exquisitely detailed master suite where they can unwind by the wood burning fireplace and take in the city light views on a private balcony. Rife with welcoming living spaces, you can spend quality time kicking back and taking in a movie in the homes cinema room., Entertain in the posh living room adorned with low slung furniture, anchored by a dramatic carved stone hearth and illuminated by a brilliantly glittering chandelier. Catch up on all the bestsellers in an elegant library boasting yet another wood-burning fireplace. Perhaps simply, relax in a truly great Great Room awash in sunlight, or chat over a cup of coffee in the dreamy kitchen featuring custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, and broad expanses of gleaming white countertops. The 1,628sf detached guest casita provides ample space for overnight guests. Gadget aficionados will appreciate state-of-the-art Crestron and Lutron systems that allow you to effortlessly control it all, creating the perfect ambience from your ipad.
“This estate defines luxury resort style living. The timeless interior architecture provides and abundance of convenience and luxury. The outdoor spaces surrounded the tranquil pool and spa area which gives the feeling of being at a private resort,” Frank Aazami, Broker with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Private Client Group.
The outdoor amenities absolutely will have you reconsidering booking a resort as you basically are living on one. Stream the latest shows while enjoying afternoon tea from the comfort of the gazebo with its al fresco living and dining spaces replete with wood burning fireplace. Take a dip in the breathtaking pool that seems to go on forever. Hit a few balls on the tennis court. In the evenings, choose your favorite spot, enjoy the spectacular sunsets. The homeowners suggest, “Sit in the back garden and look toward the house. You will feel as if you are in a luxury resort.”
World-class resort living in a vibrant sought-after residential community, a mere 15 minute scenic drive from where you can park your plane at Scottsdale Airport awaits you and your loved ones to create timeless memories!
3801 E Berridge Lane, Paradise Valley, Arizona is offered at $8,000,000
For a private showing and more information,
Sotheby’s International Realty
Private Client Group
6900 E. Camelback Road, Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Frank Aazami, Associate