Everyone needs a place of refuge, and Dad is no different. Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty has five luxurious Arizona properties that would make the perfect gift for any dad, who wants an opportunity to unwind, relax, and decompress.
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Starting off the tour is an amazing house located in Scottsdale and listed for $2,995,000 by Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty agents Dan Wolski and Jack O’Keefe. This luxurious home overlooking the 15th green of Chiricahua Golf Course is not only the perfect place for the Dad who is the weekend golfer, but is also great for the whole family to spend time together. With 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this incredible, handcrafted custom home is situated on 1.09 acres and features Sonoran Desert and mountain views and a large home theater, spacious great room with a large bar and chef’s kitchen, in addition to a stunning outdoor area featuring a negative edge pool and built in fire pit.
“With six golf courses and plenty of hiking trails nearby, this home in the Desert Mountain community allows Dad and his friends to do plenty outdoors,” said RussLyon Sotheby’s International Realty Listing Agent Dan Wolski. “After spending time with his friends, Dad can come back and relax in the custom-built theater, which is not just a man cave, but also gives the family a place to sit together, laugh, and watch a movie.”
The second property is truly a Paradise Valley estate, as it features 7 bedrooms and 10 full bathrooms. Located on over two acres and listed for $4,995,000 by Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty agent Bob Hassett, the home was built and designed by former Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher and Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Randy Johnson. All fathers will be stunned by the grand entryway, resort-like grounds with a pool, spa, gazebo, as well as the beautiful mountain views, and a separate 2-bedroom guest home. This home is special for the father who is a car lover, with a temperature-controlled garage that even has a lift.
“We know that fathers love to show off their mechanical skills, and this home gives them an opportunity to do so,” said Bob Hassett, listing agent for Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty. “This uniquely-designed garage not only allows dad to store his collection of cars, but it also gives him plenty of room to show off talents and work on them.”
The third property on this list of extraordinary homes for Dad is a beautiful 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom log home sitting on eight acres of land in Happy Jack. Listed for $1,649,000 by Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty agents Gregg Munson and Blake Cain, the house features beautiful hand carved woodwork, and sprawling relaxing decks. An unheard of feature jumps out at the prospective owner. In addition to corrals and a completely fenced-in pasture, a private, fully-stocked stocked trout pond sits nearby, making the home the perfect place for Dad to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.
“Every father loves to show off to his friends and family his ability to fish,” said Listing Agent Gregg Munson of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. “This year, why not get a Dad a home that will give him plenty of opportunities to practice and improve his fly fishing skills at a serene location just east of Sedona?”
Fourth, is a beautiful 4 bedroom, 6 bathroom home located on one of the highest elevation lots on Troon Mountain in Scottsdale. Listed for $1,999,990 by Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty agent Debbie Schwartz, the home offers a huge kitchen with double ovens, sweeping views of several mountain ranges and a luxurious outdoor pool. Throughout the home, soaring ceilings and an open floor plan give the owner of this home a feel of elegance.
“What makes this home perfect for any father is that it is in the vicinity of some of Arizona’s top hiking trails,” said Listing Agent Debbie Schwartz of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty. “Dad can spend his Saturday hitting the trails and getting a workout in, all while enjoying the beautiful Arizona sunshine and weather.”
The fifth property is a completely remodeled home in Fountain Hills, featuring a billiards room that perfectly defines what a “man cave” should be. Listed by Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Pamela Couture for $650,000, this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home features stunning views of the Four Peaks and the Fountain. Not only is there a beautiful breakfast room, there is also a kitchen that boasts the latest appliances, impeccable hard wood floors, and a wine fridge. What will draw Dad in though is the game room, with enough space to not only house a billiards table, but also has its own kitchen and a balcony leading to the home’s pool and BBQ area.
“Sometimes, Dad just wants a place to shoot some pool and relax after a long week of work,” said Pam Couture, Listing Agent for Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty. “This home, with an amazing game room space, gives any father that opportunity. The kitchen in the room also gives Dad an opportunity to host his best friends and watch their favorite baseball teams play a game.”