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Scottsdale Arizona, Desert Highlands Home with Stunning Views

10040 E. Happy Valley Rd., #286, Scottsdale, AZ 85255  |  MLS #5494061  | Virtual Tour #1467453

Elevated Front

Elevated Front

  • $1,000,000
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5.5 bathrooms
  • 4,745 sq. ft.
  • North Scottsdale
For more information, contact:
Vicki Kaplan & Kelly Karbon

Vicki Kaplan & Kelly Karbon

Arizona Best Real Estate
480-677-1330 / 480-313-4952
A classic example of "organic architecture," the home nestles into the site & becomes a natural part of the land.

Front II
In harmony with the environment, the home blends into the landscape.

Varied roof levels & overhangs create shade & visual appeal.

Entry II
Walls reach out & embrace the landscape.

Door Detail
A custom wood front entry door with geometric design elements of copper & leaded glass provides the first hint of what lies within.

Welcome Home
A welcoming foyer embraces guests with natural light from the skylight above.

Teakwood Sandstone floor tiles flow throughout the living areas of the home.

Foyer II
Colors & textures are simple & harmonious.

Hallway Detail

Great Room Entry
Built-in Shelving of Black American Cherry Wood lines the entry to the great room.

Great Room Living Space
Design of the living areas is based on space flow rather than an arrangement of rooms.

Living Area
Varied ceiling heights provide scale and visual appeal.

Living Area II
Indirect lighting reduces glare at night.

Interior & exterior space are linked visually by glass providing a sense of expanse & freedom.

Dining II
Custom designed clerestory windows of leaded glass reflect & change the quality of the light in different seasons & at different times of the day.

Open areas are contrasted with intimate spaces.

Family Sitting
A curved wall with built-in media center defines the family room space without confining it.

Family II
Curved shapes tend to be more comfortable than square shapes.

A skylight balanced with indirect lighting provides warmth to the interior space of the kitchen & breakfast area.

Functionality is embodied in the design of the gourmet kitchen.

Kitchen Detail
The large center island with Viking 6 burner gas cooktop & custom copper hood is the centerpiece of the kitchen.

Kitchen II
A built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, Gaggenau double convection wall ovens, built-in microwave, wine chiller & 2 Asko dishwashers add to the efficiency of the kitchen.

Powder Room
Natural materials, such as Black American Cherry Wood & stone, coupled with natural light from the skylight create a restful environment in the powder room.

Black American Cherry Wood cabinets in the utility room combine beauty and functionality.

Master Entry
Entering the master suite, you experience a sense of discovery & surprise around every corner.

Master Bedroom
The master bedroom is spacious, yet perfectly proportioned to human scale.

Master II
Horizontal lines create an environment of rest & repose.

Master Sitting
Large sliding glass doors provide an intimate connection between the indoor space & outdoor gardens.

The journey of discovery continues through the master suite to a large study filled with natural light & built-in cabinetry.

Master-Study II
Moving through the study, you enter His private bath & walk-in closet.

Master Bath-His
A large window & skylight brighten His bath with a ceramic tile shower & glass enclosure.

Master Bath-Hers Vanity
A separate walk-in closet for Her is beautifully organized with built-in cabinets & lighted vanity of Black American Cherry Wood & a full-length 3-way mirror.

Master Bath-Hers
Her Bath is spacious & light-filled with a jetted tub & walk-in shower.

Master Bath-Hers Detail

Guest Bedroom I
Ensuite guest bedroom #1 with built-in headboard & shelving.

Guest Bath I
Full guest bath #1 with custom cabinetry, linen closet & skylight.

Guest Bedroom II
Ensuite guest bedroom #2.

Guest Bath II
Guest bath #2 with glass-enclosed shower & skylight.

Guest Bedroom III
Ensuite guest bedroom #3.

Guest Bath III
Guest bath #3 with walk-in shower.

Bonus loft area with wet bar & ice maker.

Roof Deck
Expansive shaded roof deck to capture Arizona sunsets & city light views.

Roof Deck View

Roof Deck View Detail
McDowell Mountain Views

Roof Deck View II
Pinnacle Peak & Troon Mountain Views

Desert Sunsets & Spectacular City Lights!

A deep covered patio with skylight & built-in BBQ wraps around the back exterior of the home.

Patio Dining-Grill
The depth & dimension of the roof overhangs creates a sense of shelter.

Patio II
Glass is shaded to diffuse the sunlight and control glare & heat.

Pool Sitting
Natural stone tile flows seamlessly from the interior to the exterior, surrounding the pool & blending with the environment.

Pool Entry
Optimal site location & orientation captures the scenic mountain views from the pool area.

Pool View
A pebbletec pool in a simple geometric design enhances the beauty of the natural environment.


Fountain Detail
A tranquil waterfall enhances the peaceful setting.

Exterior Back
Inspired by the forms of nature that surround it, the home appears to be a natural event in the landscape.

Elevated Front II
"A house is more a home by being a work of art." - Frank Lloyd Wright

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