As if the practically 6 acres of hilltop providing 360-degree views of Camelback Mountain, the Praying Monk rock formation, the Phoenix Mountain Protect and South Mountain weren’t sufficient to make this Arizona property a standout, there’s rather more.
For starters, there’s the historical past. The McCune Mansion in Paradise Valley takes its identify from Pennzoil inheritor Walker McCune, for whom the property was inbuilt 1967. He would die earlier than completion.
Then there are the house owners of word who’ve continued to point out up on title together with fitness-chain proprietor Gordon Corridor after which Geordie Hormel, the late Hormel Meals inheritor.
Nevertheless it’s the dimensions that’s maybe most awe-inspiring. The multistory monolith has 52,000 sq. toes of residing area – as soon as incomes it a rating because the thirteenth largest house within the U.S.
Not one to scrimp, McCune envisioned a recent residence that includes exterior stonework, patterned concrete, marble and tile interiors and an amethyst-clad fire. An ice rink indulged his spouse’s ardour for ice skating. Different options through the years have included a 150-seat theater and a ballroom.
Along with grand entertaining areas, there are 12 bedrooms and 12 loos in addition to a indifferent 2,900-square-foot visitor home for a complete of 14 bedrooms and 23 loos on website. That features a guard home, a gatehouse, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, his and hers locker rooms.
Mature timber and an enormous stone wall encircle the mansion. Raised walkways add to the fortress-like atmosphere.
The rapid grounds embody 3.77 acres with two adjoining parcels of land bringing the general website dimension to shut to six acres.
Libby Cohen and Julie Rohr of RETSY are the itemizing brokers for 6112 N. Paradise View Drive, Paradise Valley, Arizona. The asking worth is US $16 million.
The property is a couple of 15-minute drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor Worldwide Airport, about 22 minutes to downtown Phoenix and fewer than 10 to the center of the rich Phoenix suburb of Paradise Valley.
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