The picturesque Arcadia neighborhood is one of the Valley’s most desirable places to live and raise a family. Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty, is proud to announce that it will be hosting an Arcadia Home Tour on Saturday, May 7th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM to show off more than 20 of Arcadia’s finest homes to prospective home owners.

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The first home featured on the tour is 4,978 square feet and is located at 4102 North 65th Street in Scottsdale. Listed for $1,895,000 by agents Jim Bruske and Susan Harris, this 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom home is the ideal place for raising a family. Completely remodeled in 2014, the split floor plan includes bedrooms with walk-in closets, a gourmet kitchen, and a family room with a built-in bar and a Master retreat. Outdoors, the home features covered patios and a sparkling salt water pool, perfect for evening barbecues and entertaining large family gatherings.

“This home embodies what Arcadia is all about,” said Bruske. “It is welcoming and warm, with a great floor plan, inviting patios, a pool, and beautiful lawns. All provide a wonderful setting for day to day living and entertaining.”

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The second home featured on the tour melds the best of Arcadia and is set against a backdrop of scenic Camelback Mountain. Listed by agent Cionne McCarthy and located at 6330 East Exeter Boulevard in Scottsdale, this charming Arcadia home is listed for $1,950,000. It includes 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, as a well as a separate guest casita with one bedroom and one bathroom. The master suite has been renovated and reconfigured to offer a bright sitting area next to a two-sided gas fireplace. Large windows facing the backyard patio flood the entire space with natural light.

“Every home in Arcadia has a special character. However, some homes stand out in the neighborhood. This is one of those homes,” said McCarthy.  “Built on a premium corner lot with views of Camelback rising in the distance, future owners will be amazed with the interior and the home’s generous eat-in chef’s kitchen, perfect for cooking for large groups.”

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The third stop on the Arcadia Home Tour is a residence exuding Southern charm and located at 4351 North 66th Street in Scottsdale. Listed for $2,295,000 by agent Lara Broadrick, a member of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty’s the TEAM, this home with 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms was designed to capture the beautiful northern lighting and view of nearby Camelback Mountain. The kitchen welcomes in a great deal of light along with a large marble island, white cabinets, and a double-sided brick fireplace.

“This home is a perfect piece of Arcadia,” says Broadrick. “Arcadia homes are well-regarded for their classic architectural designs, but this home’s Southern design makes it stand apart from other nearby properties. Future owners will marvel at the home’s extensive backyard, with a welcoming covered patio and porch swing overlooking the lush backyard. This is a residence that one must see on the Arcadia Home Tour.”

Photo provided by Russ Lyon | Sotheby's International Realty
Photo provided by Russ Lyon | Sotheby’s International Realty

The tour’s fourth stop is located in the heart of Arcadia. Located at 5820 East Exeter Boulevard in Phoenix, and listed for $3,495,000 by agent Rebecca Clayton, a member of the TEAM, this home was built on a nearly 50,000 square foot lot. This 5-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom gorgeous estate has been immaculately designed, both inside and out. The chef’s kitchen features large side by side Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, a Viking Gas stove, dual Viking wall ovens, custom-built cabinetry with beveled glass doors and a large kitchen island with granite slab countertops. A split floor plan includes a generous master wing with separate office featuring custom paneled walls, wood flooring, built in bookshelves and credenza, and coved ceiling details.

“This luxurious home’s interior includes a lot of fantastic features, and the home’s exterior is marvelous as well,” said Clayton. “The rear yard offers owners a custom heated pool and spa, stone flooring, a built-in barbeque, and a putting green. This home does not disappoint.”

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Just a short walk away from the fourth home on the tour is an iconic property. Located at 5645 East ExeterBoulevard in Phoenix and set on nearly an acre and listed for $2,399,000 by Shawna Warner of the TEAM, this home has 8 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. Inside, the great room has soaring groove vaulted ceilings, and walls of windows, welcoming in tons of natural light. A full guest suite is attached to a separate family room, offering its own family room, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom.

“When walking by this one of a kind home, people marvel at its excellent craftsmanship,” said Warner. “It is truly one of Arcadia’s gems. One can’t help but be amazed at the distinctive architectural design as it is reminiscent of East Coast mansions.”

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The sixth home on the tour is located at 5914 East Lafayette Boulevard in Phoenix and is truly beyond imagination. Listed for $3,150,000 by agent Robin Orscheln of the TEAM, this classic contemporary home sits on over half an acre in the heart of Arcadia. A 24-foot wide wall of glass sliding doors open up from the living room to a large, private front patio shielded from the street by a 20-foot wide water feature with smooth white pebbles and sandblasted limestone. The master bathroom includes a stone shower with two shower heads and floor to ceiling glass mosaic tile.

“The contemporary architectural design is magnetic and brings a modern architectural flair to Arcadia,” said Orscheln. “The backyard is perfect for entertaining, with a built-in barbeque, outdoor refrigerator and beer tap, and a putting green. All of this surrounds a lap pool with a glass tile negative edge that can accommodate 10 people.”

In addition to these six homes, the following properties will also be open to prospective owners on the Arcadia Home Tour:

4520 East Clarendon Avenue in Phoenix

3850 North 50th Place in Phoenix

4538 East Vermont Avenue North in Phoenix

3627 North 60th Street in Phoenix

4808 East Calle Tuberia in Phoenix

5555 East Calle Ventura in Phoenix

5520 East Calle del Norte in Phoenix

4501 East Calle del Norte in Phoenix

6045 East Montecito Avenue in Scottsdale

5021 East Exeter Boulevard in Phoenix

4737 East Rancho Drive in Phoenix

3612 North 51st Place in Phoenix

5968 East Orange Blossom Lane in Phoenix

4848 North 36th Street #221 in Phoenix

4434 East Camelback Road in Phoenix

4701 East Calle Redonda in Phoenix

5028 North Camelhead Road in Phoenix