An intriguing piece of architecture in the Arizona desert, this Italian gothic villa is a one-of-a-kind, located in the gated community of Artesano at Troon Canyon in Scottsdale. Nestled along the southwest edge of Troon Mountain, the property is surrounded by mountains with views of the valley below. Years of research was spent on the design of this 6,373 square foot, three bedroom, four bathroom home. Authentic features includes custom stone windows in every space, leaded glass, handcrafted gas lanterns and sconces, hay-infused ceilings, artisan-carved doors and an aged facade with a Gothic inspired entry, ironwork and turrets.
The Italian gothic villa also showcases an upper level wing with a Roman spa bathtub in the master bedroom suite, which has a retractable ceiling. Additional features on this level includes a mermaid shower, sleeping quarters and an office. The main level plays host to a bar room, hunt room (den), as well as a formal living and dining with music room. A carriage house offers an additional bedroom to host overnight guests as well as a great room. The outdoor area is by far the best feature of this property, showcasing with a Roman style pool and spa.
Interesting Fact: Spotted on the real estate site Zillow, this Italian gothic villa was listed for sale a couple of years ago for a mere $3,895,000. It is now only worth $1,899,602, its amazing what just a couple of years can do to the value of a home like this. What are your thoughts? Do you find this home way over the top or exciting and original? Let us know in the comments!
What We Love: The architecture of the exterior facade is exquisite, the rugged mountains in the background breathtaking… and the pool, jaw-dropping. The interiors are visually interesting, the kitchen is open and spacious and beautifully detailed. The master bathroom with the retractable ceiling is a cool detail if you enjoy stargazing.
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