A magnificent luxury Ahwatukee estate featured in publications around the world for its one-of-a-kind design and architecture and listed by Agents Oriana Lehman Wood and Jacqueline Miller of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty closed for $3,562,500 making it the most significant luxury home sale to date in the area. The home was sold to an all cash undisclosed buyer.

“This property marks a new era for Ahwatukee’s luxury home market. It shows there are luxury buyers who will pay for a quality home,” said Lehman Wood. “After nearly three years on and off the market, we are proud of the tenacity and belief we had in this property. It took perseverance and market knowledge and creativity to attract a new owner to love this unique and special home like its’ most recent owners.”

Nestled directly on the South Mountain Park Preserve in the Equestrian Trails subdivision, the home was once built by and for former Insight Founder Eric Crown and is located at 12234 S. Honah Lee Ct. in Ahwatukee. The 14,127-square-foot main home includes 7-bedrooms and 11-bathrooms.

Designed by renowned architect David Dick, the home exudes privacy, comfort and class and stages unobstructed views of the adjoining 16,000 plus acres, offering 51 miles of trails on South Mountain Park from multiple verandas, patios, and trails.

Impressive details continue throughout the home including a “Harry Potter” style library with a weather sensing retractable glass pyramid roof and a built-in bookcase.

The three-level home also offers a game room, media room, a loft, exercise room, and a chef’s luxury kitchen. Each room is spacious enough to accommodate guests for corporate or family gatherings.

Other unique features of the gracious home include a custom made Venetian exterior stucco, commissioned by the only specialist in Arizona. The custom ironwork throughout the stairs, railings and the exterior, including Romeo andJuliet master suite balcony is alluring.

There is also a 1,278-square-foot 2-bedroom private guest house on the property that ensures the privacy of the guests and the backyard comes equipped with a built-in-barbecue, beautiful deck with and a ramada to oversee the sunset views.