Home Of The Week
6431 E Cactus Wren Road
This absolutely spectacular one-of-a-kind French inspired estate sits on over 2 majestic acres resting in the heart of prestigious Paradise Valley, Arizona. Owned by the former owner/developer of the Tobin Clark Estates in the exclusive township of Hillsborough, California, the estate has been the setting of many high society events. Regularly requested for films and television, the owners elected to retain their privacy, even turning down the Saudi Queen and her entourage an extended stay in the residence.
The main home boasts 11,000+sf of true elegance, with the finest hand tooled craftsmanship throughout. Recently transformed by local renowned builder Greg Hunt, this home has a first-class blend of refined classic details and today’s finest finishes. The grand double staircase foyer magically greets guests with an opulent chandelier and marble and wood floors. The foyer is flanked by the formal living and dining rooms areas, both with wood floors, fireplaces, wainscoting, and intricate crown molding details.
The newly remodeled gourmet kitchen showcases the hand-carved cabinetry , newly honed Calcutta marble countertops and backsplash, top-of-the-line appliances, Versailles patterned chiseled travertine floors, and custom designed hood over the center island. The light and bright morning room adjourning the kitchen is framed with French doors which open to the beautiful rose beds and leads to the spacious family room with captivating carvings in the wet bar, morning room with a semi-circle of stained glass, and rich wood paneled library. The gentleman’s office overlooking the outdoor patio and pool is a true masculine retreat with secret passageways, scotch bar, coffered ceilings, and plaid designed plush carpeting.
Enter the opulent master suite which includes 4 separate rooms. The generous sized bedroom with chandelier, fireplace, and French doors, opens to the sitting room with breakfast bar and his and her separate bathrooms. The gentleman’s bath has double sinks, separate glass shower, and large walk-in closet. Her spa-like bath is feminine and luxurious with champagne bubble tub, glass shower, vanity area close to the dressing area, and walk-in closet, all embellished with marble, crystal, and white carved design features. The three spacious guest rooms are all unique in their design and feature en-suite baths and walk-in closets. In addition, the home boasts a large 1,274sf guest quarters offering 3 rooms including full light kitchen, great room, and bedroom/bath all freshly updated and appointed with private entrance..
The lush rear resort-like grounds rival most surrounding estates with new outdoor kitchen BBQ Ramada, two fire pit areas, pool house, 2 outdoor baths, sauna, lighted tennis court, play area, and possibly the largest residential pool and spa in Paradise Valley. The gardens and grounds look like something featured in Phoenix Homes and Gardens magazine and frame stunning views of Camelback and Mummy Mountain.
This stunning estate must be experienced to realize the true detailed quality and unparalleled beauty.