Luxury Homes Sold in August 2017



Kenneth Ellegard, a used-car dealer in Phoenix, and his wife, Cheryl, paid cash for this new luxury condominium in the Enclave at Borgata in central Scottsdale. The 3,016-square-foot contemporary-style condo has three bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms as well as steel frame and concrete construction, a gated entrance, gardens, heated pool and spa, dog park and a fully-equipped fitness studio and a walking path. The open floor plan features a split master, en suite guest rooms, 10-foot ceilings, an oversize patio/balcony and full-size laundry rooms. Enclave at Borgata LLC, a Delaware limited-liability company, sold the home.


Former Boston Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes and his wife, Kristi, sold this mansion in north Scottsdale’s Pinnacle Peak Heights neighborhood. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom 8,678-square-foot estate has 360-degree mountain and city views, with over $1 million in upgrades. The gated driveway features a brick foyer with a fountain for welcoming guests. The home has two his/her offices, a guest wing with three oversized ensuite bedrooms and a large deck overlooking the surrounding desert, a glass wine cellar, a professional theater and full bar. The resort-style backyard features a pool and spa, a waterfall and splash pad, expansive patios and gazebos and a private basketball court. Makweti LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, purchased the home.


Former Arizona Coyotes hockey defense man Derek Morris and his wife, Jodie, sold this custom home in north Scottsdale’s DC Ranch. The 6,401-square-foot ranch-style mansion has five bedrooms, 4½ bathrooms and is fitted with walnut hardwood flooring, wood beam vaulted ceilings, large picture windows and three gas fireplaces. The living room features a stylish crystal chandelier, recessed lighting and a built-in, rustic wine cellar. The gourmet chef’s kitchen features Alder two-toned cabinets, granite counter tops, a huge island, two sinks and stainless steel appliances. The backyard has a huge covered patio for entertaining, a built-in barbecue, a private pool and spa and pristine three-car garage. Teodor Pitea, a gastroenterologist practicing at Banner Health, purchased the home.


Greg Burk, co-owner of Seven Automotive LLC, paid cash for this home in Paradise Valley’s Stanford Court community. The 9,005-square-foot Santa Barbara/Tuscan-style mansion has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, as well as a brick driveway with fountain and a grand foyer. The estate has marble/wood flooring throughout, a library, media/game room, gourmet chef’s kitchen, wine cellar and separate tasting room. The home is fitted with French doors throughout that open to surrounding views of the mountains and desert. The backyard is an oasis lined with palm trees and features an outdoor kitchen with misters, a sparkling pool and spa. The home also has a six-car garage with gated motor court. Chandler Heights AZ LLC sold the home.


John Caldwell, president of Grace Motif and CEO at School of DroneZ LLC, paid cash for this 6,044-square-foot mansion in Scottsdale’s Pinnacle Canyon at Troon North community. The four-bedroom, 4½-bathroom Spanish-style estate sits in a guard-gated golf community and was voted Best Home on the Pinnacle Peak RMS tour. The gourmet kitchen has dual kitchen islands, a Dacor gas cooktop, double ovens, double dishwashers and warming drawers. The living room has a wet bar, refrigerated wine room, a gas fireplace and surround sound speakers both indoors and outdoors. The home comes with a home theater, den with wood paneling, heated floors and an exercise room. The resort-style backyard has panoramic views, as well as a pool and spa, built-in barbecue and outdoor fireplace for entertaining. Franklin Lambert and his wife, Judith, sold the home.


James Maschek Jr. purchased this contemporary-style home in Scottsdale’s Sonoran Highlands community. The 6,684-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom Mediterranean-style home comes with a master suite with private office and French doors, a morning bar and spa-style bath with soaking tub, walk-in shower and walk-in closet. The estate also features a guest casita and en-suite bedrooms. The home comes with a nine-car garage, with three separate sections allotted for car showcasing. The backyard features a private pool, spa, ramada and fountains with perfectly manicured lawns. Price Broaderip LLC, a Florida limited liability company, sold the home.

Courtesy of The Arizona Republic