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181 Rail X Ranch Estates Drive, Patagonia AZ 85624

$890,000 - TAR/MLS #21511225 

Sophistication and an American West romanticism is evident throughout this elegantly rustic 3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, 3,482sf custom residence.  Within prestigious RAIL X RANCH ESTATES, the home nestles into a wooded and grassy, gently rolling 41.9 acre hillside habitat surrounded by mountain silhouettes and canopied by dark, star-filled evening skies.  Abundant flora and fauna associated with this rare Sky Island habitat (among the few Sky Islands in the United States) can be experienced on or near this exceptional setting, including a diverse hummingbird population ~among other magical inhabitants. 

 

Owner-builder built with high attention to every detail, exceptional style, craftsmanship, materials and finishes couple with substantial Insulated Concrete Form construction and a handsome metal roof.  Repurposed 200 year old Southern Pine was resourced for the home's dramatic rafters, flooring and custom cabinetry.  Features include stone fireplaces; Knotty Alder doors; hand-troweled clay-tinted walls and granite counters; designer lighting and hardware; a Chef's Kitchen with premier appointments (farm sink; 36" Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer; Viking downdraft 6-burner gas stove; Dacor 30" built-in ovens, microwave, timed warming drawer; icemaker; Bosch dishwasher).  Just off the Kitchen is a discrete Butler's Pantry with separate entry, a staging area for entertaining, china storage and food storage areas and built-in desk/computer area.  The luxurious Master Suite features a corner fireplace and spacious-sunny-romantic Master Bath with generous dual-sink counter areas; chic Kohler tub in a lux window setting; star-like dressing area with adjacent Cedar closet.  An unusually wide hallway with ceiling-to-floor bookcases at one side connects the Master and a second Bedroom with the living areas.  

 

Dual heating and cooling systems include ultra-comfortable in-floor radiant heat as well as a central air-heating system.  Floors in the main house are of repurposed Southern Pine; in the guest quarters they're pigmented concrete.  The guest quarters (Study/Bedroom/Bathroom) connect to the main by a stylish under-roof, 3-sided outdoor Living Room with brick pavers, fireplace, stunning views, and year-round lounging-dining-relaxing potential.  This area, among others, opens onto an elevated patio-balcony area that spans much of the length of the home.  Separate but near the home is a 2-car garage with storage rooms (one Cedar) and a designated work-hobby-storge area.  To the northeast of the home is a modest 2-stall horse facility with storage and arena.  Neither too large nor too small, this is a very 'collectible' home.  Privacy and serenity, good neighbors, nearby ride-out, hiking, birding and adventuring are a certainty.  Very special. 

 

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100 Camino Agave, Elgin AZ 85611

$850,000 - TAR/MLS #21514051  

Exceptional southeast Arizona living, ambience and quality ~overlooking noted vineyards and six dramatic mountain ranges.  Tucson is a comfortable 55 minutes north; Sierra Vista and Nogales 40 minutes away, and the village of Patagonia 20 minutes.  Also nearby is Sonoita's bustling crossroad's area with its conveniences and eateries.  Enjoy area wineries, festive events, and sublime hill country living in this gracious, master-built custom home. Soaring beamed ceilings and memorably elegant finishes, craftsmanship and architectural proportions set the tone for the good life.

The flowing 4,221sf living space enjoys 10-12-14' ceilings, Italian porcelain tile floors, oversized Anderson windows with micromesh screens, tall Cedar plank doors and Alder built-in's with granite counters.  The split-floorplan includes 4 bedrooms (2 master suites) and 3 1/2 baths; an oversized study-office off the great room; grand entry hall with adjacent card room.  The large, fully-equipped chef's kitchen is the heart of the home and includes stainless appliances (GE Monogram 6-burner gas stove), Cherry cabinetry with marble counters and oversized center island with adjacent breakfast bar-seating for family, friends, entertaining. 


An elegantly walled front courtyard anchors the handsome entry with its substantial front doors and wrap-around covered porches.  The meandering back patio is covered, and overlooks the landscaped (low walled) native garden with stone fountain.  Historic San Ignacio Del Babocomari Ranch property is just beyond, with its rich Arizona history and serene natural beauty.  The Huachuca Mountain Range is backdrop to this special setting. The pristine 3-car garage is attached and includes a large exercise area and ample garage storage.  Linking it with the main house is a lovely mudroom area with built-in storage and seating.  Adjacent to the mudroom is an unusually large, ultra-serviceable laundry room that could easily double as a crafting area given its ample counters, storage capacity, work-sink etc.  The home is served by 3 efficiently zoned Trane HVAC units and a private Well; it's fully fenced with an automatic auto gate.  


Some distance away, across what could be characterized as the home's sizeable motor court, is a heated 2,000sf RV-barn-studio (bonus) building with 3/4 bath, tall roll-up doors on either end, 50Amp service, attic fan and innumerable other details ~making it particularly viable for many future uses ~ including guest house, studio, man or gal cave...  Thoughtfully conceived and maintained, this is a must-see for discerning buyers.   

 

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44 Adobe Canyon Road in Crown C Ranch, Sonoita AZ 85637

 $799,000 - TAR/MLS #21320380 

Handsome custom built residence nestled atop a truly EXCEPTIONAL 57ac Crown C Ranch setting~ overlooking mountain ranges, stunning sunsets & star filled night skies. In a renowned sky-island habitat, the 4,650' elevation provides temperate seasons, year-round enjoyment. Elegantly Contemporary ~w/Territorial notes~, its 2,864sf include 4Be & 3Ba + spacious Garage.

 

Impeccable detailing abounds~ coffered ceilings; o/s Anderson windows; a Chef's Kitchen w/stainless appliances & myriad special features; granite counters; hardwood doors, cabinetry & molding; 20'' Italian porcelain tile floors; designer fixtures/hardware; custom BdRm closets & pickled Pine ceilings; garden Spa; lux RADIANT heat floors + dual Heat Pump systems~ too much to mention! Wineries are nearby, Tucson just 50 minutes north.  

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99 Mustang Trail, Sonoita AZ 85637

$450,000 - TAR/MLS #21517906

Spacious Santa Fe contemporary in a comfortable hilltop setting with sublime views of surrounding mountain ranges, grasslands, vineyards...Not far from Sonoita's crossroads, you'll enjoy nearby conveniences and features including noted wineries and seasonal events.  A solidly built 2,798sf custom home with 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, an Office-4th Bedroom with built-in's, large Kitchen with center island, 3-car Garage, and small (separate) temperature controlled Studio-project building.  The home has both a private Well and a shared Well; a directly adjacent lot is owned by the Seller and is available for separate purchase, if desired.  Features include soaring ceilings with rustic beams; oversized windows and a flowing split floorplan; feature fireplace in the great room; oversized laundry room plus a small mudroom connecting the oversized 3-car Garage.  The Master Bath has separate his/her vanities, an oversized soaking tub, walk-in shower and closet.  A walled courtyard entry anchors the home; the covered front porch and beautiful front door welcome visitors; the rear covered patio will be delight for sunrises and sunsets, daily life and entertaining.  An ideal home for raising a family or for retirement, full or part-time enjoyment; bring all your toys, interests and hobbies as there's room here for everything. 

 

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31 Crosscreek Road (at the edge of) Patagonia AZ 85624

$459,500 - TAR/MLS #21516250 

Nestled into a secluded, richly wooded 28.43 acre valley, this dreamy lifestyle property offers incomparable views, habitat, and end-of-road privacy. Flanked by the Santa Rita's, Patagonia's and Canelo Hills, this Sky Island setting is among the few most bio-diverse spots in the southwestern United States.  It's ideal for horses, hiking, adventuring, and a nurturing serenity ideal for fulltime or weekend enjoyment, easing into retirement or launching off with the writing of a book or myriad other planned pursuits...  With a new terracotta exterior, this sunny 2,200sf 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom custom home has a split-floorplan with a soaring viga-beamed ceiling and slate floors. Incorporating a well-appointed chef's kitchen and cozy dining, the greatroom is graced by a dramatic corner fireplace, stunning views and adjacent patio-garden access.  Horse facilities include a tack-hay barn, washrack, 3 covered pens & fenced turnout.  The gently rolling acreage with this property is dividable, if desired, and includes a lively seasonal pond.  


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58 Holbrook Drive in Papago Springs, Sonoita AZ 85637

$499,000 - TAR/MLS #21429361 

Handsome main and guest houses on 3 acres, nestled amongst the mature oaks of Papago Springs just two miles from Sonoita's crossroads.  With 3,762sf, there's a 2,247sf Territorial-style main house with 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, small Loft-Office and primary Kitchen with adjacent Laundry-Mud Room and Pantry.  Built in 1998, this home is unforgettable for its seductive deep-walled rammed earth construction; pitched metal roof and wrap-around porches~ ideal for outdoor living and entertaining.  Details include Anderson windows; water softener; forced-air gas heating with electric cooling; new ceiling fans; gas stove; pine doors; glass block shower in master.  Adjacent to this property is another 2 +/- acres should more land be desired. 

 

The separate all-electric Guest house is not far from the main house with a connecting path between mature trees, gently separating one from the other.  With 1,515sf, there's an oversized first-floor Kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar, 3/4 Bath, L-shapped Living-Dining area and deep wrap-around porch on two sides.  Upstairs is a sizeable Loft-Living/Family Room with separate Bedroom, 2nd Bath, ample storage room and a balcony off the Bedroom!  Attached is the oversized 2-car Garage.  There's a private entry to the Guest house from its covered SW porch as well as through the attached Garage.  Built in 2009, its of 2x6 frame and dryvit construction with an elastomeric coating.  It has lux in-floor radiant heat; evaporative cooling and a second Laundry area in the attached Garage which also has work and storage area.  This 2nd home/building is a huge bonus with this property and will be at your disposal for a multitude of future uses. 

 

Papago Springs water is supplied by a water company.  The property has a septic system with alternative leach field.  An impressive, cost-saving Solar PV System is in place, keeping utility costs at a minimum, in addition to the highly efficient home's excellent construction materials.  Two full sets of appliances, including washers and dryers, convey with the home as do the window treatments.  The guest house has ADA features on the first floor.  One of the owners of this property is a licensed Arizona Real Estate Broker.  

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10 Acorn Lane in Flux Canyon, just SW of Patagonia AZ 85624
Wooded canyon privacy, endless adventuring & creative potential 
  Reduced  $634,000 - TAR/MLS #21414768
 
 

Out-of-the-ordinary FLUX CANYON residential compound on 25.16ac just SW of Patagonia and 60 minutes minutes from Tucson.  This magical, richly wooded, serene setting features dazzling mountain and cliff views, a meandering seasonal arroyo with footbridges and the abundant benefits of rural canyon living in a renown sky island habitat. 

 

The home's 3 buildings-living spaces include the 1,872sf 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath primary (hillside) residence; the 1,454sf 2 bedroom, 1 bath guest (creek) house and 598sf guest (canyon) studio.  Also, there's a 100sf Vastu building-meditation space + two storage/workshop spaces.  Alluringly creative and handmade, much of the construction is of mud adobe and strawbale, with rough-cut beams; slate, saltillo & wood flooring (earthen in the studio) and a copper roof.  Interwoven natural materials and fanciful details come together in a very physical and seductive manner; adventure and nature's bounty await just beyond your garden gate.

 

Few properties of this uniqueness and setting ever come on the market and the potential for all variety of uses and lifestyles here are endless. Rustically elegant and artfully charming in oh-so-many ways, if you're looking for a gorgeous wooded setting with views and a unique non-cookie-cutter home within which to continue life's adventure, you must see this property.  It's move-in ready -or adapt it as you may care to; either way, it's undeniably fun and seductive.    

 

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23 Sonoita Drive in Redrock Acres, Patagonia AZ 85624

 $439,000 - TAR/MLS #21426634 

Red Rock retreat at the edge of Patagonia with innumerable rural and village benefits.  C.1987, this architect-designed (George Swan), custom-built, modernist-inspired home sits atop 5 wooded acres, enjoying stunning views of nearby Red and Kunde Mountains.  In the spirit of modernist tradition and the manner of influential developer Joseph Eichler's sought-after California homes, this property is a find for those desiring architectural integrity; spacious, airy design, and inspired living in southern Arizona.

 

The home's 3,972sf include the 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath main house + an attached-but-private 2 bedroom, 1 bath guest quarters with sitting room, kitchenette and a private patio off the larger of the two guest bedrooms. The pool and garden area is lovely, well cared for, and fully fenced. here's an oversized artist's studio with sliders at either end (for fabulous light), plus a private patio that currently houses a large kiln (see photos). The attached 2-car garage conveniently opens to the kitchen/pantry/hall area for easy access and off-loading. Also, there's a separate, free standing clean-storage building with small workbench. 

 

Other special features include a huge walk-in pantry; a covered patio off the kitchen/dining area that is ideal for entertaining and lounging; a walled garden entry courtyard with covered walkway and entrances to the guest quarters, the kiln-studio and patio, and the main house double door entry. Glass sliders, high ceilings (open span in the great room), the kitchen/dining area fireplace, and a fabulous floor plan are hallmarks.  There is a new metal roof among other updates.  Good bones and gracious proportions are significant features; many finishes are original vintage ~ anticipate some refinishing and refurbishment ahead, to your hearts desire. 

 

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12 Shady Lane, Elgin AZ 85611

 $429,000 - TAR/MLS #21424660 

2,784sf southwest contemporary on 12.6 gently rolling, all-useable acres.  The home is on a septic system; there's a strong shared well and adjacent pond with deeded access.  In the heart of Elgin's vineyards, the home's breathtaking 360 views include the nearby Mustang and Whetstone mountain ranges among others.  The gracious 2,288sf main house has a split-plan featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 baths plus a separate-but-attached 496sf guest quarters (or studio/office space) with kitchenette, 3/4 bath and a private entry.  High ceilings throughout; tile floors (carpet in bedrooms); southwest detailing and lighted niches. 

 

Of substantial insulated concrete form construction, this substantial, energy efficient home was definitely built to last.  Zoned heat and cooling is via heat pump and there's a wood-burning stove in the greatroom, ideal for cooler months.  Kitchen features include hardwood cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances ~including an oversized commercial refrigerator-freezer configuration (see photo) and a center island with breakfast bar.  The master bedroom is oversized and has direct patio access and excellent views.  The spacious master bath has a spa tub, double sinks, water closet and exceptionally large closet.  Excellent neighbors, nearby wineries, star-filled evening skies and incomparable grassland beauty await. 

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55 Old Sonoita Highway, Sonoita AZ 85637

 $415,000 – Coming Soon to TAR/MLS 

This charming hilltop home (and Guest House!) have sweeping mountain views and wrap-around decks to enjoy them from. The expansive decks and cozy walled courtyard make for easy outdoor living year round. This property has been well cared for and updated, and includes two septic systems (one for each home) and a metal roof added to the main house in 2003. The 3BR main house has a "bonus" room with heat and air that is currently being used as a 4th BR as well as a spacious family room. The 1BR guest house with an open floor plan, gas kitchen and heat, laundry room, central evap and metal roof has been a successful vaction rental. There is plenty of storage provided by a storeroom, workroom, tack room with sink and double carport. The gently rolling 5 acres are fully fenced, include a corral and there's plenty of room for an RV hookup for your guests.

 

 

 

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357 Franklin Avenue, Patagonia AZ 85624

  Sale Pending  $455,000 - TAR/MLS #21507786 

Sublime, ultra-private strawbale retreat in a wooded, almost hidden hilltop setting just within Patagonia's SW town boundary. This custom home was designed by noted architect Bill Cook & built by Paul Finley, this poetic home has a passive-solar (& big-view) orientation. Garden walls & details give seductive form & evolved sense of place to the home & lifestyle opportunities. 1,875sf Main house with 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths plus fabulous Family/Sun Room off the Greatroom. A gracious open-plan with high ceilings throughout; Master Suite with indoor/outdoor showers & romantic patio w/soaking tub. Details, proportions, views, design, comfort  are all a delight. Separate 1,320sf Guest House with 2 Bedrooms and 1 Bath plus a huge Studio-Living-Work area, each with zoned heat/air. Patagonia village is just a few steps down the hill while adventuring & gorgeous natural habitat surround! Very special. 

 

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