Made to blend seamlessly into its desert landscape, a striking Paradise Valley, AZ, household is one particular of renowned architect Will Bruder‘s most eye-catching masterpieces.
Listed for $3.8 million, the a few-bedroom looker achieves the objective of immersing into its Mummy Mountain ton, by using a mix of materials—copper, glass, metal, concrete, and indigenous stone. According to the listing, the dwelling is anchored to its surroundings, applying native rock cantilevers.
“It’s a Will Bruder household, and he is a properly-regarded architect who did the Phoenix Library and several houses throughout the country,” says listing agent Tracey Zemer, of azarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson. “This residence has sights all all around the valley, so it is definitely breathtaking. It is not so substantial up but is seriously nestled into the landscape. The house was constructed to blend into the landscaping.”
Irrespective of being crafted in 1987, the home’s 3,724-sqare-foot inside offers a midcentury fashionable vibe. There are wooden walls and ceilings, stone and wooden flooring, and partitions on partitions of glass. And natural rock also can make an physical appearance.
“In the lavatory, there is a steam shower, and the actual physical mountain is integrated into that,” Zemer suggests.
The present-day kitchen area features a soaring ceiling and an huge window for soaking in the picturesque views. There is also a hearth pit place surrounded by stone, a back again patio, and amazing pool that serve up panoramic sights of the valley.
When it arrives to the household alone, Zemer notes that the pictures simply just really do not do it justice.
“When you are in the household, you see so much of the view from each solitary space,” Zemer states. “It’s genuinely a piece of artwork, for sure.”
Whilst there haven’t been any important renovations over the last couple of many years, Zemer claims the latest proprietor has accomplished some “subtle updates” that Bruder returned to oversee.
“There have only been two entrepreneurs of the household,” she suggests. “They only did some modest modifications. For example, there was a media space that they converted into an workplace. They also modified out some tile.”
Zemer suggests she has given up on building predictions about the upcoming owner, but she nonetheless has a handful of ideas.
“Architectural attributes speak to the potential buyers, so it is not automatically about the spot,” she notes. “We have also experienced such an inflow of individuals a short while ago from out of point out. Some individuals have looked at the house as a secondary home.”
However, she provides that the allure of the region has enticed some secondary-dwelling buyers to continue to be entire time.
“The property is in these kinds of a key place in Paradise Valley and sits overlooking the valley and Paradise Valley Country Club,” Zemer claims. “It’s in an location that people today love to wander and bike and is also close to buying and dining places.”