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Exceptional Privacy & Views on the National Forest

136 Lynx Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336  |  MLS #500991  | Virtual Tour #791560

Front Entrance

Front Entrance

This private estate is truly one-of-a kind on 4 acres bordering the National Forest on 2 sides. Enjoy sensational panoramic views including Twin Buttes, Madonna, Wilson Mountain, Gibraltar on Lee Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Airport Mesa, Cathedral, Courthouse & Bell Rocks and Munds Mountain Wilderness. The owners have spent over $1,000,000 in improvements since they purchased the property. The home offers every convenience with 4 bedroom suites, games room, library, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, family room, great room, 325 SF studio, tennis court, heated salt water pool, hot tub, Ramada, covered hobby shop, tool shed, 6 car garage with workshop, covered patios & deck with mister system & a private gate. This luxury home is beautifully landscaped with extensive Celtic, red rock & mortared river rock accents with hundreds of mature trees. There are quality built-ins throughout, high ceilings, wood moldings, double glaze windows and so much more.

  • $2,888,000
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • 6 Garages
  • 6,128 sq. ft.
  • Little Horse Park
For more information, contact:
Ed Pennington | Jeanette Sauer

Ed Pennington | Jeanette Sauer

Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty-Sedona
928-300-0400 | 928-660-9266
Front Porch

Front Foyer
Coming through the solid wood front door you find yourself in the expansive front foyer which leads to the northeast wing of the home including the living & games room, library and a delightful guest bedroom suite, on your left, and to the heart of the home, the kitchen, dining and family room, on your right. The foyer has a cathedral tongue & groove wood beamed ceiling, travertine tile flooring, poplar wainscoting and grasscloth wallpaper. There is a coat closet and two hallway storage closets to your right

Living Room

Living Room & Library
You take a step down into the spacious living room. The Twin Buttes are framed by French doors, with large wood framed windows on both sides, that lead to the back patio from the living room. The poplar wainscoting and grasscloth wallpaper line the walls of the living & games room and the library. The library, the most intimate room in the house, has a closet with bookshelves. Like the living and games room, it has a neutral color carpet that compliments the wainscoting and grasscloth wallpaper.

Family Rm w/Slider to Back Patio
The family room is off the main hallway adjacent to the kitchen. It features a river rock fireplace with an electric hologram insert and wrought iron accents that invites gatherings. The cathedral tongue & groove ceilings show off a wall of windows with panoramic views of the Twin Buttes, Madonna The Nuns and Gibraltar on Lee Mountain. The welcoming room has a wet bar with a reverse osmosis filtering system, oak flooring, built-in alder wood bookcases, alder wood wainscoting, a wrought iron chandelier and glass sliders out to the back patio.

Family Rm w/Wet Bar & Fireplace

Great Room Cathedral Ceiling

Great Room Sitting Area
The sitting area in the great room has a high warm wood beam ceiling, a river rock accent wall and a row of picture windows that provide panoramic red rock & forest views. You can walk through double doors that take you to the front porch. This room is sunny on the west side of the house and it shares an interior window with the office/third bedroom suite.

Great Room
The door at the end of the hallway takes you into the great room. It is open, spacious and takes full advantage of a bank of clerestory windows that bring in lots of natural light. It offers fabulous entertaining opportunities with magnificent red rock & forest views, a saloon style wet bar, river rock accents a large sitting area and glass sliders out to the pool, hot tub and extensive back patio & walkways.


Living & Games Room
The living room, games room & library are open to one another creating a comfortable wing with light colored walls so the decor does not compete with the owners art collection. A step up from the living room takes you to the games room that has a window on the northeast wall of the home bringing natural light into the room. Double doors from the library level take you into the guest suite which is the only bedroom in this wing of the home.

Games Room

Kitchen & Family Room

Center Island in Kitchen
You will find the kitchen to your left across from the dining room. The kitchen features a bay window along the back east wall of the house with panoramic red rock & forest views. It is a well designed kitchen with a slab granite topped center island, Sub-Zero and GE Profile stainless steel appliances, both a built-in refrigerator & freezer and an ice maker, oak flooring and a built-in spice rack. The custom knotty alder cabinets with decorative southwest hardware add to the western feel of the home. The kitchen has its own entrance from the back covered patio.

Hardwood Flooring in Kitchen

Dining Room
The formal dining room is on your right as you walk down the hallway from the front foyer. It has a bay window that looks out onto the front yard and views of Cathedral Rock & the National Forest. The room has a beautiful tile accented built-in, Ralph Lauren designer carpet, wood wainscoting and precious china closet. The walk-in pantry is off a hallway adjacent to the kitchen that leads to the living room.

Generous Master Bedroom Suite
This home is a collection of the things the owners love. It houses their art collection beautifully and reflects the colors and textures of the natural beauty that surrounds the home. The master bedroom suite is in the southeast wing of the home with double doors out to an elevated patio with the hot tub and views of Madonna - The Nuns, Twin Buttes & Chapel of the Holy Cross. The pool is steps away from the owners suite. Each bedroom suite in the home is different. The master bedroom suite is expansive with two comfortable sitting areas and a private terrace.

Second Bedroom Suite Bathroom
The second bedroom suite bathroom of the home is exquisite. The granite countertops and accents throughout are dramatic and marry superbly with the custom cabinets. The travertine and granite accented glass shower provides the perfect focal point for this inviting bathroom. The second bedroom suite is sure to be a great favorite with your guests - it is the only bedroom in the northeast wing of the home complete with double doors to ensure privacy.

Doors to Back Patio from Living

Master Bedroom Suite

Master Bedroom Fireplace
Seven steps take you up to the master bedroom suite from the great room. You enter the suite through double doors that close this wing off from the rest of the house. The beamed tongue & groove wood ceiling nicely accommodates the river rock fireplace that serves as a focal point for one of two sitting areas in the master bedroom suite. French doors on the west wall take you out to a private terrace where you can enjoy the private forest setting. A second set of French doors on the opposite wall take you out to the hot tub, pool and back patio. Enjoy red rock views from three sides of this luxurious wing of the home.

Master Bedroom Bath - His

Master Bedroom Bath - His
His Bath is a collection of warm woods including custom poplar wood cabinets and wainscoting. It has a strong granite element with a granite steam shower, granite topped vanity and built-in granite topped dresser. It also features travertine tile flooring, a lovely stain glass window and a walk-in closet with lots of built-ins & a red rock view.

Master Bedroom Bath - Hers
Her Bath has lovely wood custom cabinets topped with granite tile, a glass encased shower, corner Kohler tub, a Bidet and walk-in closet with a nice selection of built-ins and a red rock view. The floor is travertine tiled with granite accents and there is a decorative stain glass partition on the vanity.

Cabana Bath
Further down the hallway on the east side of the home is the spacious cabana bathroom. It has a door out to the pool, hot tub and back patio and a window with a view to the back yard and Madonna The Nuns. It features a slab granite topped vanity, custom wood cabinets, a travertine shower with glass doors and double shower heads, three-way mirror, travertine tile flooring and accent walls. The laundry room is across the hall from the cabana bathroom just before the office suite. The laundry room has a Whirlpool Cabrio washer & dryer, travertine flooring, sink & storage.

Second Bedroom Suite
Catch Cathedral Rock views from the second bedroom suite. It features a built-in desk with a make-up vanity. Your guests will thank you for the black out shades that are thoughtfully provided. A bay window provides natural light and red rock and forest views.

Third Bedroom/Office Suite
The third bedroom suite is to your right, as you continue down the hallway from the laundry room, on the west side of the home. It makes a perfect office with three sets of closets for storage, a 12 foot long storage/bookcase unit with a computer desk area and a large inside corner window that brings in natural light from the great room. The suite has French doors out to the front porch and a wonderful view of Cathedral Rock.

Third Bedroom/Office Suite Bath
The office suite bathroom is inviting with a curved sunken glass encased shower, a one-sink vanity with a convenient make-up vanity, a beautiful stain glass window and travertine tile flooring. The bathroom has a neutral palette that is a nice compliment to the office suite.

Fourth Bedroom Suite
The fourth bedroom suite is the only suite on the lower level of the home. It is tucked away in the west wing of the home and it has a private entrance from the front of the home. It offers a built-in desk with shelves, mirrored doors to a large closet, a built-in linen closet and a supplemental heating & cooling unit.

Fourth Bedroom Suite Bath
The fourth bedroom suite bath is artistic with matching tile accents everywhere you look. It has a tub/shower combination, one-sink vanity and beautiful porcelain tile flooring.

Staircase to Fourth Bedroom
A dramatic river rock stairway takes you down eight stairs to the lower level of the home from the great room. The door to the two car garage is at the bottom of the stairs and a hallway to the right takes you to the fourth bedroom suite.

View from Studio
You can get to the detached studio from the kitchen, living room, family & great rooms and owners suite. The backyard paver path takes you across a quaint wooden bridge to its scenic front porch. It features a wall of windows with panoramic red rock & forest views. It has a wood stove for those cool winter nights and a heat pump and air conditioner to ensure your comfort. There is space for a bathroom that has roughed in plumbing connections should you want to add one at any time. It is a haven for any hobby.

Studio Cathedral Ceiling

Studio Setting

Front Porch of Studio

View Twin Buttes from Back Yard

View of Cathedral Rock
This home offers an abundance of outdoor living - enjoy Sedonas mild four seasons on the front porch, three back patios, owners suite terrace, studio porch, guest house porch or from the Ramada. You can hike right from your back yard into the National Forest from this estate. It is also centrally located close to shopping, theaters, galleries, golf and spas and ideally situated to offer both close up and distant views of most of Sedonas famous monoliths.

Madonna - The Nuns

Heated Salt Water Pool
Enjoy panoramic red rock & forest views from the home & property including the Twin Buttes, Madonna The Nuns, Wilson Mountain, Gibraltar on Lee Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Airport Mesa, Munds Mountain Wilderness and Cathedral, Bell & Courthouse Rocks. The salt water pebble tech pool comes with an elevated passive solar heating rack. It is surrounded by a paver patio that features a Ramada and large fire pit for your enjoyment. The hot tub is on an adjacent elevated patio just outside the owners suite. It is ideal for red rock & star gazing.

Extensive Use of Pavers


Twin Buttes

Hundreds of Mature Trees

View from Front Porch

Front Gardens

Tennis Court Views
The estate comes complete with a tennis court that is fenced and provides night lighting. It has a breathtaking red rock view of the Twin Buttes and Madonna - The Nuns.

Two Car Garage

Inside Two Car Garage

Four Car Garage

Driveway to Two Car Garage

Snow on Twin Buttes / the Nuns

Front of Home
The property provides an insulated island of serenity for its owners with hundreds of mature trees. You won't run out of private places to enjoy Sedonas world renowned beauty. The estate is thoughtfully landscaped with thousands of square feet of pavers and hundreds of feet of rock and brick walls. The front and back yard are a haven for hummingbirds and butterflies with carefully selected plants, bushes and trees to their liking. Take full advantage of the views of Courthouse & Cathedral Rocks from the comfortable sitting areas on the porcelain tiled front porch.

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