A $3.8M Mountainside Arizona Home Is Constructed Into Rocks

Designed to mix seamlessly into its desert panorama, a placing Paradise Valley, AZ, house is one in all famend architect Will Bruder‘s most eye-catching masterpieces.

Listed for $3.8 million, the three-bedroom looker achieves the objective of immersing into its Mummy Mountain lot, through a mixture of supplies—copper, glass, metal, concrete, and native stone. In keeping with the itemizing, the dwelling is anchored to its environment, utilizing native rock cantilevers.

“It’s a Will Bruder house, and he’s a well known architect who did the Phoenix Library and numerous properties throughout the nation,” says itemizing agent Tracey Zemer, of azarchitecture/Jarson & Jarson. “This home has views throughout the valley, so it’s actually gorgeous. It’s not so excessive up however is actually nestled into the panorama. The house was constructed to mix into the landscaping.”

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Regardless of being inbuilt 1987, the house’s 3,724-sqare-foot inside provides a midcentury fashionable vibe. There are wooden partitions and ceilings, stone and wooden floors, and partitions upon partitions of glass. And pure rock additionally makes an look.

“Within the rest room, there’s a steam bathe, and the bodily mountain is integrated into that,” Zemer says.

The up to date kitchen boasts a hovering ceiling and an infinite window for soaking within the picturesque views. There’s additionally a fireplace pit space surrounded by stone, a again patio, and spectacular pool that serve up panoramic views of the valley.





In the case of the house itself, Zemer notes that the pictures merely don’t do it justice.

“When you find yourself in the home, you see a lot of the view from each single room,” Zemer says. “It’s actually a chunk of artwork, for certain.”

Whereas there haven’t been any main renovations over the previous couple of years, Zemer says the present proprietor has executed some “refined updates” that Bruder returned to supervise.

“There have solely been two house owners of the house,” she says. “They solely did some small modifications. For instance, there was a media room that they transformed into an workplace. Additionally they modified out some tile.”





Zemer says she has given up on making predictions concerning the subsequent proprietor, however she nonetheless has a couple of ideas.

“Architectural properties converse to the patrons, so it’s not essentially concerning the location,” she notes. “We’ve additionally had such an inflow of individuals just lately from out of state. Some individuals have appeared on the home as a secondary house.”

Nonetheless, she provides that the attract of the world has enticed some secondary-home patrons to remain full time.

“The home is in such a major location in Paradise Valley and sits overlooking the valley and Paradise Valley Nation Membership,” Zemer says. “It’s in an space that folks like to stroll and bike and can be near buying and eating places.”