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A landmark estate, "La Costa Plenti" Owner is ready to sell at  $3.985 million. Original cost of construction, $13.6million,  but the house can't be duplicated again since building on hilltops is not allowed anymore!   Total annual normal expenses for taxes, electrical, pool and yard maintenance, security-about $21,500. The area's largest and most unique estate offering-Old World charm on a Gated and Exclusive,  54-acre mountaintop and 10,000+ sq. ft. Tuscan mansion! The most secluded property available.    This extremely private enclave offers the most land offered with a home anywhere in the Phoenix area! This mountain-top residence at  42820 N. Fleming Springs Road, Cave Creek, AZ. is a one-of-a-kind home featured in  the Wall St. Journal, and Arizona Republic, and seen on Fox 10, and KPNX, NBC in Phoenix.   Built by Tom Argue, Silverleaf and Estancia Preferred builder!   Your chance to have a home that cannot be duplicated again!  Take the video tour in high definition:    Video tour of the Estate      For Chinese buyers:  中文 
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42820 N. Fleming Springs Rd, Cave Creek, AZ.  An Exclusive Offering!

 42820 N. Fleming Springs Road, Creek,  Arizona  10,159 sq.ft. 6bed/7bath on 54 acres , offered for $ 3.985 million

A scenic mountain-top  World-Class getaway with an astonishing array of mature saguaro cactuses! A quarter-mile gated private entrance, 150-year-old oak flooring taken from a Midwest warehouse, private well, elevator, video security, nature trails, European cabinetry, a master suite that straddles the top of the mountain for sunrises and sunsets, 360 degree views. Absolute privacy in a residence that can't be duplicated again. In unincorporated county with city and town lights below.


photo above left) A view you need to see from the air.  Your own 10,000 sq. ft.+ Tuscan home on a private, gated mountaintop!  The ultimate seclusion.  A world-class property offering. You will own the entire mountain for maximum privacy.  Note:  This private mountain sits over a main aquifer with a well that produces 63 gallons a minute! (photo above right)   Dusk on the mountain with the fading sunset, and city lights appearing.  Black Mountain is on the left. The home has patios on every side to take in the commanding views!

La Costa Plenti with Continental Peak in the background. This view, taken from the Western part of the property shows what a great Sanctuary this residence has, with completely unspoiled and stunning desert and mountains surrounding the area.  There is a nature trail below the home, easily accessible.  Check out the panoramic photo below for more! And put yourself in the picture below, relaxing with THAT view!

Above, one of the great relaxing areas of the home, by the main entrance, gazing out at thousands of saguaros studded on the hill,
Below, the artesian well water nourishes an amazing richness and variety of plants in the garden. This pastoral view shows the serenity of the property, as seen from the large morning patio.

Large paver motorcourt in front of the five-car extended length garages greets your arriving guests!

Pool, spa with $650,000 Ramada with gourmet kitchen, complete with waterfall and slide, near the fruit trees and grassy family area!
Below, private gate and road to the top of the mountain. There's complete video security with cameras at key places on the property.

The sweeping Great Room (above and below)  is a visitor's first sight, with antique wood flooring taken from a 150-year-old warehouse.  The Great Room overlooks one of the highest concentrations of saguaro cactuses in the nation.
Below, intricate working to create a skylight like this.  Arched skylights, beaded workwork that originated in Victorian times, cover the sides, ornate cornices outlining the cupola structure. 

Below, executive office with venetian plaster walls, antique flooring, incredible coffered ceilings, hand-crafted book shelving and more. Fitting for ANY exec.


Rare reclaimed antique wood covers the home's floor.  The large kitchen and island has a full compliment of half-and full-size drawer appliances, and cabinetry desgined to replicate a Venetian country home
Below, the panorama of city and town lights from the property, looking to the South

The upstairs bar with pressed copper ceiling and the downstairs bar, adjacent to the large wine room
Below, Formal dining area of the home, right next to the kitchen with European cabinetrry, crystal chandeliers and bricked in skylight feature, encompassing a huge granite island.

More on the interior, but  below, a look at this mountaintop estate, with  pool and spa facilties , large motorcourt, and sweeping 360 degree mountain and city light views.
Photos below show the estate with pool and spa area, complete with water slide and waterfalls!



Outdoor Gourmet Kitchen perched on the hillside, allows the family to spend more time enjoying the pool
Below:  The residence is perched on a mountain filled with an astonishing number of the rare saguaro cactii, in one of the greatest concentrations in the country!


Pool with water features, and spa     Upgraded pumps and equipment     Even though the home is on top of a mountain, extraordinary measures were taken to make the entire area family friendly, with many open areas.


The home features a wonderful variety of skylights.  Below left, you'll see a multiple window skylight rimed by crown molding and showcased with a chandelier.  On the  right, a bricked facade lining the skylight shaft, illuminating the kitchen. Note the cabinetry, which recreates the wood work in Venice, Italy mansion, constructed with top furniture-grade materials.  A large island in the kitchen contains a breakfast bar, next to the dining room
Below (left), here's the showcase breakfast room. You'll
see the view of Black Mountain to the south. Even with it's remote location, the Town of Cave Creek is just several minutes away. (right) See how the range/oven is showcased by the ornate cabinetry

Above left-Large circular table in the breakfast room.  Motorized shutters cover very window in the great room.  Above right, Commercial-grade appliances in the kitchen
Below-Soaking tub in the master bath. There are separate his and hers closets as well.


Photos above, left    another angle of the Private office with coffered ceilings and rich woodwork, right-The Master Suite sitting area with fireplace and balconey on the West side of the house, perfect for relaxing and enjoying ever-present sunsets.  Below, The elegant and spacious Master Suite is shown below, from both directions.


Guest's bedrooms in colorful themes are separate from the Master Suite area, also below left. Below right, expansive downstairs game room , seen at dusk, with large outdoor patio that leads to the nature trail.  Rooms have full ensuite baths. Note on the right photo, beadboard panels, which originated in Victorian times. Each room also features a Dutch split door, and double-cornice trim near the ceiling.


Panorama photo below of the large kitchen area and adjacent dining room.  Furniture has been staged

Portions of the Master Suite include this dressing table with ornate cabinetry. Above right, Main entry area for three of the homes guest bedrooms, with computer station.

For Sotheby's European clients, this home provides a warm Tuscan look which you'll enjoy. For an exclusive private tour and further information worldwide, please contact your Russ Lyon Sotheby's International agent:  Preston Westmoreland, at 602-377-0060.  Qualified buyers only. Thank you!

Dramatic hallways with arched ceilings connect the wings of the home.  On the lower level, there's a full-service bar next to the wine room, media room and spacious game room with outdoor patios. (photo above, right) The paved nature trail winds down from the West side of the home and is constructed of native rock

Pristine mountaintop adjacent to the home site, looking toward the West. Mature and grand saguaros are everywhere in an amazing concentration..  On average, it takes 40 years for the first arm to come out, as they normally grow an inch a year.
Below, view from the Great Room   and on the right, expansive wine cellar of the home


Stunning vistas from one of the home's main patios, with a  cozy firepit and city light  and Black Mountain.


Astonishing display of saguaros on the property!        Beautiful curved "boveda-style" inverted  hallway ceilings

Outdoor patios surround the home. This faces South       To the Northwest, the Spur Cross Nat'l Recreation Area

View of the Westside of the home, from the Nature Trail, which drops down to a small, quiet sitting area

Complete media room with multi-layered floor            Wood-paneled elevator                  Entrance ore cart

A look at the land below.  Check out the various unique parcels offered, comprising about 54 acres.  All parcels are horse properties.  The entry gate and the powerful well are included on the land. There are always land parcels one can buy, but to get a contiguous collection of parcels like these, is a dream!  Some outlying land has no access, no utilities, no easements. Not many large parcels in this area have as much as this.   Previous owners had the forethought in planning to ensure access to all potential subdivided parcels .   People have NO idea how difficult some of these were to obtain.  Just one of the easements on the map below, the NW 10-acre parcel, took over four years to get through.  On the lower access road from Fleming Springs, along the 18 acre  parcel,  there are at least 6 electrical junction boxes around the area to service any future development.   There's a well that produces so many gallons-per-minute flow (over 60), that it needs a  pressure reducer!   The well was punched deep into the aquifer to tap into clear moving water.  Other wells in the area average 3-7 gallons per minute.   The sellers drilled extra deep and broke into the underground river aquifer for huge well pressures and purer water.  When it was tested, arsenic levels were very low.  Many wells in the area exceed 30 ppb of arsenic and some have had to purchase arsenic scrubbers to drop the levels. Property owners here have made sure that future buyers of luxury home sites, or ranches can reach their  property.  A Dream situation has been created. It's up to you, and your imagination, to see what you can do with it!        

Photo above left, over 10 acre parcel to the N.W (note the home)  Above, Right, 15 acres with the residence
Below, the critical 18 acre parcel that covers the entrance gate and prevents other future development on the top, ensuring privacy. It rises from the special access road to the South, up over the hill and down the Northern slope.
See photos of the all -weather road on the bottom of the photo, by scrolling down further.

Photo below left, is the 10 acre+ parcel on the S.W. Note the edge of the home on the right. This parcel has a spectacular mountaintop on it and it perfectly positioned to protect the property owner's view and privacy.


Sample of the all-weather easements to some of the lower parcels.  A number of natural stone or concrete culverts have already been constructed (photo above and below, on left)  You'll see in the photo above right, some of the level areas which would be perfect for horse facilities or home sites. The view from this site is toward the Southwest and Black Mtn

Photos below show some of the rock and concrete work in building the lower all-access road off Fleming Springs

This home, which by the way, is also a horse property, is in Cave Creek, Arizona, which started as a Western town on the stagecoach and old cavalry road in the 1800's.

Today, along with next-door-neighbor Carefree,  these twin towns have evolved into one of the world's most sought-after addresses.  What grizzled miner could ever have imagined the homes that grace these spectacular locations as they gazed up from the hot and dusty trails!

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Hilltop residence in late afternoon,   photo below, large pebble tec pool and spa with gourmet kitchen

Own your own private mountain!  Like to see more?. . . think about returning in-person to experience this extraordinary mountain-top sanctuary yourself.  Call Preston Westmoreland to arrange for your visit today.  602-377-0060   Fleming Springs gated mountain-top estate, priced to sell at $ 3.985 million Thank you!   See the video tour:   Video tour of the Estate          For Chinese Buyers:  中文 Feature story just done by NBC Phoenix. Enjoy it here:  NBC Phoenix Feature!  Must See!


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