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Fitness Rooms To Inspire & Motivate You Daily

When people think Scottsdale or Paradise Valley, they naturally think of sparkling pools and verdant, ideally manicured fairways. And why wouldn’t they, greater Scottsdale is home to several world-class golf courses and some of the finest pool-centered luxury real estate in the country. 

But with its beautiful vistas, immaculate weather, sensational flora, and vibrant fauna—including coyotes and road runners—greater Scottsdale is so much more than golf and swimming…

…it is an indisputable paradise for hikers, bikers, and general outdoor enthusiasts as well. 

From Pinnacle Peak to Camelback Mountain to the McDowell Sonoran Reserve Gateway, this region is absolutely mapped with trails and non-motorized escapes just begging for exploration. 

But exercise need not be limited to off-property pursuits.

Plenty of home’s in greater Scottsdale come with their own fitness facilities in-house. 


The house at 9701 E Happy Valley is for the serious athlete who understand health and wellness are more than choices, they are perspectives that translate to more than physical fitness. From sit-ups and pullups to weighted rows and squats, this workout room offers everything you need to get a deep burn. Set your favorite workout tunes and enjoy Pinnacle Peak mountain view as backdrop. 

Just off the his in the his and hers offices are the exercise spaces of 6151 Caballo. 

The first, an air-conditioned solarium. A unique but versatile space, this room is currently outfitted to suit cycling enthusiasts though it could quickly and easily be repurposed for any other athletic endeavor. 

Floor to ceiling glass bring the verdant outdoors in, and allow the perfect amount of Arizona light to fill the room at all times of day. It is a man-meets-nature environment that’s truly second to none.

The second, a mirror-clad exercise studio that feels both personal and professional. Whether your preferred form of fitness is weight-based, cardio-based, yoga-based, or some combination thereof, this bright, spacious room can adapt to any exercise-specific need. 

Nestled in the perfect community amidst an elite enclave of homes, the fitness center at 15883 N 107th of Castle Chase at McDowell Mountain Ranch is the ideal place for homeowners to get a workout. 

With ellipticals, stationary bikes, and machines for weights, there’s something for everyone. 

Not interested in staying inside the state of the art fitness center to exercise?

Then get outside for a tennis match or a game of pick-up basketball. Go for a swim in McDowell Mountain Ranch community pool, or take advantage of the property’s numerous hiking trails and walking paths.  

Whatever you want to do in the way of fitness, this property provides.

Set inside the guard-gated community of Desert Highlands, 10040 E Happy Valley Road #635 owns exercise amenities of an uncommon distinction. 

Desert Highlands Club features a sensational pool and large spacious workout facility with state of the art machines for every conceivable use. Additionally, Desert Highlands maintains numerous hiking and biking trails, as well as expertly manicured lawns for tennis, on-par with those of the All-England Club. 

Having said all that, the favorite form of fitness at Desert Highlands is—without question—golf, played on the property’s Jack Nicholas Signature course. 

Walk from fairway to fairway encumbered only by the stillness of the Sonoran Desert and the striking majesty of Pinnacle Peak.

Greenery - The Color of The Year

“Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.”

Those words, penned by the great Oscar Wilde, hold particular meaning when taken in the context of a home. The palette of a room can alter more than the space itself, it can radically alter the mood of its occupants. That is why choosing the right color for a room is so integral. 

To ensure the correct color is chosen, each room should be measured and weighed on a case by case basis. The room’s role, shape, and surrounding features within the home must all be considered. 

When it’s done properly, the result is truly spectacular.

For an example of this, look no further than the living room of this 2-bedroom, 2-bath Castle Chase home at McDowell Mountain Ranch.

Shaded in “Greenery” (the Pantone® color of the year for 2017), everything about the room feels natural and calm. It is a direct injection of nature into a man-made space, a healthy supplication of the stillness and serenity natively associated with a crisp Spring day.  

But the use of Greenery brings more than a “freshness” to the living room—it brings a brightness and airiness to the entire 1,681 square feet house. 

And it does so without compromising the home’s chic interior design, or drawing attention away from the ruggedly beautiful views of McDowell Mountain to the East. 

To learn more about the power of color and this year’s Color of the Year, read this article from Sotheby’s Extraordinary Living Blog

Outdoor Dining Experiences

In Arizona, the art of outdoor dining is not one to overlook. It is an integral element of Southwestern culture, and an indispensable part of the privilege of living in seasonal serenity.

Winter, spring, summer, or fall—the weather is always right for an al fresco dining experience. 

So, what’s on the menu tonight? 


4635 E Ocotillo

When visitors arrive at 4635 E Ocotillo, they tend to be speechless—the signature views of Camelback have that effect on people. Eventually, your guests will stop gazing at the imposing aura of the mountains in the distance, giving you the opportunity to walk them towards the open-air dining area just off the kitchen. Here they can enjoy the fragrances of rosemary and white rose while sipping the cocktail of their choice. In the springtime, it’s the perfume of orange and pear blossoms that enhance the dinnertime air. 

9701 E Happy Valley

At 9701 E Happy Valley, no one ever dines al fresco alone—Pinnacle Peak and Troon Mountain join the table during every meal. As you sit beneath a gazebo entwined with the vines of honeysuckle, allow the rich aromas of the desert to consume your olfactory senses—there’s acacia, prickly-pear, and jasmine in the air. When the meal is through, take a measured pace as you make your way barefoot through carpeted lawn en-route to the house…or maybe the pool? 

15883 N 107th Place

Walking into 15883 N 107th Place, it might be hard to see the outdoor dining potential at first glance. The home owns a decidedly chic interior design that suggests to occupants a life lived indoors is a life lived best. But that suggestion slips silently away as soon as the backdoor swings open, revealing a quietly enclosed patio space, perfectly suited for an early-evening, fireside meal. Dine in peace knowing the only interruption to the conversation will be the silent departure of the setting sun.  

6448 E EL Sendero

An elevated home should offer an elevated outdoor dining experience, and where some of the homes in Carefree might miss, 6448 E El Sendero Road delivers without equivocation. Transition from inside to out with irreplaceable ease. Retractable wall of glass in the great room make walking out to the barbecue an effortless venture. When the cooking on the grill is complete, sit down with friends and family to enjoy the fruits of your labor. From the table, enjoy an oasis-like immersion as your eyes transition from the glittering water of the infinity pool, to the rust-clad earth of the desert valley far below.  

More interested in a casual cocktail than a full-meal? Pull back the glass sliding doors, open the wall of windows, and take a seat with that special someone at the wet bar. Even though you’re technically inside, it won’t feel like it. This is, without question, the best bar in Carefree

10040 Happy Valley

An outdoor dining experience adds a special touch to any course. Enjoy panoramic views of mountains and golf courses from this privacy filled home, strategically located in an exclusively guard-gated community of Desert Highlands. This home caters to the ideal Scottsdale indoor-outdoor lifestyle and offers all the right features designed to entertain with expansive living areas.

6151 Caballo

With 1.4 acres of privately-gated property—there’s more than enough room at 6151 Caballo to throw a lavish outdoor party or host an intimate dinner for two. Step through the stately arches of glass French-doors to the backyard where the stainless-steel barbeque awaits your master griller’s touch. Rather see the stars whilst sharing conversation and sipping an aperitif? Do so amidst the privacy of the sprawling lawns, backlit by Mummy Mountain Views and accented with the scents of lavender, rose, and orange blossom.

Small Spaces Made Special

Amidst the grandeur, the pomp, and circumstance that surrounds luxury living, it can be all too easy to lose sight of the little things. All luxury homes are grand, imposing in both stateliness and stature, and laden with amenities that have become regularities. 

The expansive kitchen, the multi-car garage, the generous guest room—these are former defining characteristics of an elite home. But as these fixtures have become more common, luxury home designers have had to reinvent ways of defining the difference between extraordinary and average. 

And that’s why today’s luxury home isn’t defined by the significance of its great room, or the extravagance of its pool—it is defined by how it makes the small places special.

 

The Powder Room

A nuanced amenity for the truly refined in taste, the powder room at 6151 Caballo is a minor feature with a major impact on the lux-living persona of this particular Paradise Valley Estate. While functionality, style, and authenticity form the backbone of this home's tasteful design, it’s signature additions like the powder room that convey an attitude that is both bespoke and haute. 

The Foyer

All homes have an entrance, but not all homes have the luxury of a fabulously designed foyer. Unblemished and unencumbered, the foyer of 25290 N 90th Way is for the truly refined in taste. Something that conveys this is a home for luxury living in no uncertain terms. Like the Desert Skyline Community in which 25290 N 90th Way resides, the foyer is a warm welcome to the modern southwestern lifestyle. 

The Fitness Center

Every home worthy of a second look can offer an impressive kitchen, but only luxury homes like 15883 N 107th Way in the Community at Castle Chase can provide amenities than include a state-of-the-art fitness center. From free-weights to the treadmill, a sweat can be had here morning, noon, or night—ideal for those unwilling to allow life to be defined by a schedule. When the hard work is done, go for a refreshing swim in the pool, or cool-off with a casual stroll along one of the many walking paths available to residents of Castle Chase. 

Spectacular Horizon Views of McDowell Mountain | 15883 N 107th Way

It only takes a few individuals to construct a house, but it takes a community to convert that house into a home—a community like Castle Chase.

Located on an elevated site within a quiet cul de sac, 15883 N 107th Way provides both spectacular horizon views of McDowell Mountain to the east, and complete privacy thanks to generous spacing along the property boundaries.

This is an easily manageable Castle Chase block constructed home designed for clean, effortless living. It has been carefully refinished since its inception in 1998 to offer an environment of modern chic.

Reduced to just a few words, this is a home where residents can truly breathe with ease.

IDEAL SIZE

Intimate, clean, and unencumbered by excess, it’s an ideal floor plan.

Positioned on 0.17 acres of prime Scottsdale real estate and paired with a spacious two-car garage, this is a 2-BR, Den, 2-BA, 1,681 square foot home free of unnecessary frills. Expansive windows and an open floor-plan lend the home a spacious feel without the associated square footage, a distinct advantage over physically larger homes that require greater investments of time, money, and energy to maintain.

MODERNITY IN-FULL

Unlike more convoluted architectural plans that lose their identity from room to room, this Castle Chase home makes no attempt to straddle the fence of design. It is minimalist at every turn, with bright, clean lines that cater to occupants with an unmistakably defined sense of purpose. Whether sipping espresso and reading the Wall Street Journal in the windowed alcove of the kitchen, or transforming backyard planter boxes into a basil, thyme, and sage-layered herb garden, every space of this home cultivates clarity of mind and spirit. 

Inside, new fans, light fixtures, wood floors, faucets, and steel-faced appliances—including a wine fridge—amplify the modern-chic airs that permeate every corner of the home.

Outside, an extensive and exquisitely-laid stone patio offers exterior comfort, perfect for twilight cocktails, midnight star-gazing, or post-dinner coffee. In the wintertime, make fireside conversation a nightly-staple beside the stone-built, gas-fed fire pit.

COMPLETE COMMUNITY

Of all the intricacies that combine to make 15883 N 107th Way the unique, contemporary property that it is, none is more significant than its location within the borders of the Castle Chase community.

With just over 150 residents, only privileged few get the opportunity to reside in Castle Chase. That number is low for a reason—the community wants to ensure its amenities, the pool with a view and state-of-the-art fitness center, are always available for your enjoyment.