Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, Arizona’s leader in luxury real estate, announced the historic estate listing of Eleven Arches, also known as the Grace Mansion. The privately gated enclave expands over 4.38 acres in the heart of the Catalina Foothills and includes a main home, detached guest quarter casitas which offer endless possibilities for a gym, wine cellar, art studio and additional office space. The estate is listed for $6.5 million by Thalia Kyriakis, broker associate for Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty.
The name of the current owner has not been disclosed.
Built in 1937 by notable architect Josias Joesler, the historic property exemplifies the iconic late 19th and 20th Century Revival architectural style. The property underwent a five-year restoration process and was then listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
From the 15,502-square-foot estate enjoy resort-like grounds, complete privacy, immaculate mountain views, and unrivaled city views. Capturing its history, the residence was intelligently renovated to allow a warm and intimate feeling, yet serve as the perfect setting for entertaining grand gatherings.
“This estate is absolutely extraordinary, Joesler’s residential masterpiece. An enclave of this magnitude in one of the most coveted locations in the Catalina Foothills is unparalleled. The architectural quality and gracious scale of the property is captured from the moment you arrive at the privately gated drive. The main house immediately highlights the beauty of the first level which encompasses the grand entry hall and the exquisite two-story foyer,” said Kyriakis. “A private retreat is found on the first level within the master bedroom wing. The master bedroom wing offers generous amounts of living spaces including a media room, personal office, his/her bathrooms and closets, and a private serene terrace.”
Kyriakis says the dramatic staircase in the grand entry hall leads to the second level, which can also be accessed by an elevator. The second level includes two generously scaled guest suites, each with a private terrace overlooking endless city views.
The 5,553-square-foot guest-living quarters offer an additional seven bedrooms along with five baths. The first casita features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, kitchen, living area, fireplace, private patio. Casita Two includes two bedrooms and one full bath while Casita Three has one bedroom, one bath. The guest quarters provide a versatile use of space to satisfy proprietors needs.
The 4.38 acres of land incorporate a striking pool, one of the largest residential pools in Arizona, a multitude of covered patios, and a picturesque breezeway. The estate’s oversized lot allows for room to build with an incredible 2.389 acres that are unused.
The Eleven Arches property incorporates a sophisticated ambiance paired with an inspiring sense of history from 1937.