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16 Rosete Court, Lake Patagonia AZ 85624

$455,000 - TAR/MLS #21425575

Superb Lake Patagonia custom home c. 2005, Mediterranean in style, with stunning views and privacy.  Its gracious 2,542sf split-floorplan includes 3 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths; Laundry Room and oversized 2-car (3 garage doors) pull-thru Garage ~ideal for easy boat/RV use and storage.  Premier quality throughout, including soaring ceilings; 19'' Italian Porcelain tile floors; oversized Anderson windows and sliders with plantation shutters (also~ weather guard, roll-down exterior shutters on the back Patio sliding doors) ; granite counters throughout; stainless appliances and backsplash; stacked rock fireplace with gas logs; Alder hardwood cabinetry, doors and trim; dual heating, cooling and water heaters. The separate Master suite is sizeable and sunny; the Master Closet is an oversized walk-in variety and the Master Bath includes a soaking tub with spectacular mountain views, separate shower and water closet; granite counter with double sinks.  From Rosete Court there's a gated Entry and paved drive up to the front motor court.  Construction is substantial frame-stucco with a concrete tile roof.  The walled (rear) garden courtyard has a lovely patio areas (covered and not) and enjoys intoxicating day and evening views~ ideal for relaxing and entertaining plus there's room for a swimming/lap/ocean jet pool if desired. The home and property are in pristine, move-in-ready condition.  


This is a birder's and stargazer's paradise and the region overall is a rare sky island habitat.  Lake Patagonia is just over the hill ~for year-round adventuring, boating, fishing, birding (an Elegant Trogon resides here)...  Patagonia's charms and conveniences are 8 miles east; Sonoita, and Elgin's vineyards are 25-30 minutes northeast; Nogales 10 minutes to the southwest; Tubac is 40 minutes northwest, and Tucson (and the Tucson Airport) are approximately 1.25 hour to the north.  


  537 Temporal Canyon Road, Patagonia AZ 85624 
  $410,000 - TAR/MLS #21425543

Extensively refurbished, delightfully updated burnt adobe farmhouse c.1974.  Predominantly SOLAR, the 10.3kw PV system includes 44,235w REC panels, 2 SMA inverters & is tied to the grid (electric bills are approximately $20/month).  On 4.35 lushly wooded acres within the NE edge of Patagonia's town boundaries, the home's hilltop-mesa setting guarantees exceptional mountain & village views, particularly of Red Mountain & Mt. Wrightson.  There's a vintage 960sf storage barn (Garage potential, perhaps) & a 2nd smaller barn for small livestock, chickens + a clean storage area that is presently being used as a pottery Studio (220 electric).  The 2,532sf split-level home includes 3Be/3BA (2Be/2Ba are above) + a walk-out basement living area with 1Be/1Ba/Family Room, Kitchenette & an interior stairwell  The walk-out basement also has its own entry.  The Greatroom is the heart of the home with the handsome new Kitchen & adjacent Living-Dining areas nearby~ each opening out to the HUGE patio area & PREMIER OUTDOOR LIVING.    The property is fully fenced & there's an automatic auto gate at the entry; it's on town water (no well); it has a septic system; while the home is predominantly electric, the cooktop in the main Kitchen is gas (300 gallon propane tank is owned & conveys with the property).  The road to the property is paved; there's a seasonal arroyo that is crossed between the paved road & entry gate.  This is a special, must-see, in-town property. 



12 Shady Lane, Elgin AZ 85611

$449,000 - 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 & adjacent pond with deeded access.  In the heart of Elgin's vineyards, the home's breathtaking 360 views include the nearby Mustang & Whetstone mountain ranges among others.  The gracious 2,288sf main house has a split-plan featuring 3 bedrooms & 2 baths & a separate-but-attached 496sf guest quarters (or studio/office space) with kitchenette, 3/4 bath & a private entry.  High ceilings throughout; tile floors (carpet in bedrooms); southwest detailing & lighted niches.  Of substantial insulated concrete form construction, this substantial, very energy efficient home was definitely built to last.  Zoned heat & cooling is via a heat pump & there's a wood-burning stove in the greatroom, ideal for the cooler months.  Kitchen features include hardwood cabinetry; granite counters; stainless appliances, including an oversized commercial refrigerator-freezer configuration (see photo) & a center island with breakfast bar.  The master bedroom is oversized & has direct patio access & excellent views.  The spacious master bath has a spa tub, double sinks, water closet & an exceptionally large closet.  Excellent neighbors, nearby wineries, star-filled evening skies & incomparable grassland beauty await. 



   13420 E Singing Hills Trail, 6 miles NW of Sonoita AZ 85637
Directly adjacent to Coronado National Forest land
~an exceptional setting for horses, birding, adventuring, privacy. 
Sale Pending   $635,000 - TAR/MLS #21418956

Santa Fe in the Santa Rita's, nestled in the foothills at the northeast base of Mt. Wrightson at a temperate 5000' elevation. Ringed by mountain ranges & adjoining Coronado National Forest on two sides, you'll enjoy extraordinary views, habitat, natural beauty & end-of-road privacy.  Endless adventuring & ride-out is a certainty given the immediate access you'll enjoy to not only the 148,000 acre Santa Rita Mountains of the National Forest, but access also to the 45,000-acre historic Empire Ranch, the core of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, with its rolling grasslands & riparian corridors.  The Arizona Trail crosses the foothills at Kentucky Camp approximately two miles to the southwest of the property & on occasion the faint sound of chapel bells is audible from Santa Rita Abbey ~1.5 miles to the southeast.    


Built in 1997, this gracious architect-designed residence was situated on its 10.56 acres for optimum benefit in every regard. A 2,502sf split-plan, the home includes 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a study & an open-plan living area with kiva fireplace, beamed ceilings, distressed oak floors, an updated kitchen & handsome regional details throughout. Two walled courtyards feature open & covered patios, vibrant gardens, mature trees, a fountain & a very charming outdoor fireplace. Excellent horse facilities are in place.  There's a fenced veggie garden with raised beds & adjacent project/storage shed (nicely out of view from the main house) + a fenced dog run.  The spacious 2-car garage is attached & includes a separate, indespensible clean-storage room.  This is a gorgeous, must-see property, that is difficult to comprehend without first-hand experience. 


10 Acorn Lane, southwest of Patagonia AZ, in beautiful Flux Canyon
   $649,000 - TAR/MLS #21414768  
Wooded canyon privacy, endless adventuring & creative potential

Very 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 & cliff views, a meandering seasonal arroyo with footbridges & 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 & 598sf guest (canyon) studio.  Also, there's a 100sf Vastu building-meditation space + two storage/workshop spaces.  Alluringly creative & handmade, much of the construction is of mud adobe & strawbale, with rough-cut beams; slate, saltillo & wood flooring (earthen in the studio) & a copper roof.  Interwoven natural materials & fanciful details come together in a very physical & seductive manner; adventure & nature's bounty await just beyond your garden gate.


Few properties of this uniqueness and setting ever come on the market & the potential for all variety of uses & lifestyles here are endless. Rustically elegant & artfully charming in oh-so-many ways, if you're looking for a gorgeous wooded setting with views & 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 & seductive.    



44 Adobe Canyon in Crown C Ranch, Sonoita AZ 85637 
  $965,000 - TAR/MLS #21320380

Southeast Arizona hill country living at its very best in this handsome, custom built, one-owner residence.  Nestled atop 57 lush, rolling acres in desirable Crown C Ranch, this serene setting overlooks Mt. Wrightson and the Santa Rita's as well as Red Mountain and the Patagonia mountains.  Stunning sunrises and sunsets, star-filled night skies and supreme privacy are a given with this special property.  In a renown Apache Highland Sky Island habitat, the 4,650' elevation guarantees temperate seasons for year-round comfort and enjoyment.  Elegantly contemporary, with Territorial architectural notes, its 2,864sf include 4 Bedrooms and 3 Baths + a very spacious attached Garage.  Impeccable detailing abounds~ coffered ceilings; oversized Anderson windows; a Chef's Kitchen with stainless appliances and myriad special features.  Custom details throughout the home include granite countertops; hardwood doors, cabinetry and molding; 20'' Italian porcelain tile floors; designer fixtures and hardware; custom Bedroom closets and pickled Pine ceilings; a gorgeous garden Spa with incomparable privacy and views; lux RADIANT heat floors as well as dual Heat Pump systems...  There is simply too much to mention here so a personal visit is in order, to take it all in.  Wineries are nearby, as is historic Patagonia, and Sonoita's charms.  A horseman's community with innumerable opportunities for riding in nearby Coronado National Forest; hiking, biking, birding+++ are options at your doorstep.  Tucson is conveniently 50-60 minutes north. 


24 Copper Court in The Mesa, Patagonia AZ 85624

$625,000, call for more details

Mountain Empire gem, masterfully crafted SW contemporary of rammed earth construction, nestled into the lower reaches of Red Mountain's distinctive Sky Island habitat.  On 8.31 lush, private acres with unsurpassed views, its 2,181+ sf feature 3 bedrooms (or 2 + the writer's study), 2.5 baths, a light-drenched greatroom + adjacent garden room with passive solar benefits & poetic corner fireplace.  The greatroom incorporates a small but effective chef's kitchen (large walk-in pantry/laundry room is nearby).  Additional features include luxurious radiant heat floors, dazzling tile work, vintage Mexican details, custom iron work, gorgeous steel doors, Venetian plaster wall finishes.  A sophisticated dream home with a mountain courtyard, heated ocean jet pool & sublime hillside spa, for ultimate relaxed living & privacy.  You'll be within walking distance of Patagonia's  village activities, creative impulses & renown natural history.  Once settled in, you'll never want to leave.    

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