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Two TV stations and a major paper
feature Octave Mine listing! See more below!
in London's Daily Telegraph
In the news recently, all-star NBA retired player Rik Smits, the
"Dunkin Dutchman" recently toured some of our properties.
Look out for doorways on that one. Rik soars to 7 ft. 4 inches!
Below right, astonishing sand sculpture by renown artist Ray
Villifane, was done in the Carefree Gardens this summer. Ray
comes back and does pumpkins at Halloween!
Fox News was recently here in Arizona to tape a segment on the
Boulder House (see photo and info below) "The most original
home in America"-author Stanley Marcus. One of the few Arizona
homes to ever grace the cover of the legendary Architectural
Digest, The Boulder House, on almost 9 acres of prime North
Scottsdale land. Featured on press, TV, books, magazines
worldwid The program, hosted by Las Vegas real estate attorney
Bob Massi, is "The Property Man with Bob Massi" airing in their
third season, following this year's presidential election.
SHOW WEBSITE: www.foxnews.com/thepropertyman
VIDEO CLIPS: http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/on-air-the-property-man/
Saguaro Sanctuary is an exceptional world-class estate on a 54-acre
private mountain. (below) This gated enclave features the
most land you can get with a home in the entire Phoenix area!
Celebrities, business icons-here's your total seclusion and
quiet you are looking for, just a short drive away from
commercial airport runways. 42820 N. Fleming Springs Road,
Cave Creek, Arizona MLS 5362515 Offered
for $6,749,995. Motivated seller wants an offer now! Call us to arrange
your special visit.
See more here:
Be sure to watch the video tour!
Announcing.....an astonishing price reduction (photo below) This
iconic residence was $ 4.5
million, now $2.95 million! Carefree's Wedding Cake House,
6190 sq. ft., an iconic, elegant and classy residence perched above the
Boulders Resort! Click here for more info:
About Us-Preston and Nancy Westmoreland
We find hideaways! We're Preston and Nancy Westmoreland from Russ
Lyon Sotheby's International Realty in Carefree, and we've been
fortunate to call this amazing area home for 30 years! We'd love
to help you find your special hideaway or use our expertise to help
market your home for sale. Call us at 602-377-0060. Quick bio:
Preston was a sergeant in the Marines, and a Marconi award-winning talkshow host before joining Russ Lyon Sotheby's. His
wife of 42 years, Nancy, was a long-time escrow officer and branch
manager with First American Title prior to joining Preston at Russ
Lyon. Get 2 Realtors working for you, for the price of one!
The distinctive desert of North Scottsdale, Cave Creek and Carefree
is the "Upper Sonoran" desert, described by National Geographic as
"the most beautiful desert in the world," one of the most desirable
living locations anywhere. It's where the world-famous Boulders
Resort is located, along with some of the most unique residences in
Fox10's "Cool House" with host Kristen Anderson, recently featured one of the
Phoenix area's most amazing homes, perched on a private mountain of
54 acres in Cave Creek. This home, over the years, has
actually been featured on "Cool House" twice!
This area has an abundance of landmark homes! The house
below left called BoulderReign, the former home of Rusty Lyon,
was featured in the movie Zabriskie Point, where a model of the
home was blown-up for the climactic end of the movie (middle) and
also used for Bob Hope's "Cancel my Reservations" In a remote area
of Cave Creek, a residence there was used in the movie "The Getaway"
with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. Click on the two photos on the
left, below, to find out more about BoulderReign. Some of the
world's most elite, have homes at the world-famous Boulders resort, photo lower right.
See more off the Boulders Resort by clicking on the picture!
FOX News in town for a taping!
Watch Fox soon for "The Property Man with Bob Massi" done at
Gold Hill in Scottsdale. Thanks to the crew for visiting the
historic 117-acre Gold Hill gold mine, Scottsdale's biggest land
offering. This historic property is offered for $2.9 million! See photos of the Fox Crew below!
Bulletin!! Reduced $ 5
million, to $ 2.9 million.Gold Hill, the largest parcel of land left for sale in Scottsdale,
Arizona, and has a myriad of possible uses. Historic Gold Hill,
117 acres of patented claims with elevations over 4,300 feet and
scattered pines! The land has been featured on TV and newspapers
and now slashed to
$ 2.9 million Historical assays indicate a
possibility of over 91,000 oz. of gold, and in addition, We have 16
other possible uses of the property!
It's also zoned for
Scottsdale residential hillside development for homes. What
potential would it have for you The property is just 3 miles off
paved Cave Creek Road. Complete links, TV and newspaper stories, assay
reports and other info here:
The London publication "Daily Mail" has recently done a story on
Gold Hill and the British connection!
See more on CNN:
been fortunate to represent and sell some of the finest and most unusual properties
from Paradise Valley and Scottsdale,
Carefree to Cave Creek. You'll see here,
the unbelievable home
built in a pile of boulders
that we sold in 2005 for $ 4.8 million, and was recently
listed again for
$4.2 million Click on the newspaper story
to read coverage from the Arizona Republic of the Boulder House!.
Or, see a rare tour of the inside
by clicking on the photo on the right.
has taken Fox TV cameras in Phoenix through one of the largest homes
in the Phoenix area-a 3-story $16 million dollar home on the top of
a mountain with 75 acres of land. See this astounding home by
clicking on the TV Show button.
See a dramatic aerial tour of the Boulder house
Recently photographed!! The Boulder House rare equinox beam! A
slot in the rocks, twice a year, shoots a beam across the house to
hit the wall on the other side. We just set up our cameras
this year to capture the beam at 5:45 pm on the Vernal Equinox.
Enjoy! An arrow, below left, points to the slot. The ancients used
the site as an observatory/calendar
On occasion, TV
stations have asked us for comments on various real estate issues.
Preston Westmoreland toured this extraordinary buy in Estancia, that
several days for $100,000 above the asking price! Preston
also took the Fox cameras also through the highest view property in
Phoenix and then led CNN and other TV stations deep
inside the $12.9 million
dollar Gold Hill gold mine in Scottsdale.
Here's a sample:
Below, Preston discusses aircraft safety on CBS5.
During a search for a lost hiker, he appeared from Piestewa
Peak Park to talk about desert survival techniques, a topic he has
taught to thousands of people.
Sale airport properties, or hangars!
As long-time pilots in the Phoenix
area, we can help your search for the perfect airport property. Avoid
Scottsdale Airport 20-year waits and Deer Valley Airport super
congestion as one of the busiest General Aviation airports in the nation! See more
Skyranch is perfect for many of
the Very Light Jets! Call Preston at 602-377-0060 for your
personal tour" We have made six recent sales at Skyranch!
See some of the Phoenix area's most amazing homes on our "Best
Listings" page. Many of them have been separately featured by the
Wall St. Journal as some of the Great Homes of America, written about in
the Arizona Republic, and showcased on various television home tours!
See them all right here:
The adobe home and hangar at Skyranch (below left) was recently sold
for $1.25 million
Adobe home/hangar at Skyranch
Stunning Carefree Home sites
Hidden Ranches loaded with water,
Marie Osmond giving Preston Westmoreland a back rub? Find out more
about his "other" life as one of the top radio talk show hosts in the
nation, winner of the "Marconi" award, a member of the Arizona
Broadcaster's Hall of Fame, with 27,000 guests interviewed in a
thirty-year radio career!
Get insider real estate information and news stories on the North
Scottsdale, Carefree and Cave Creek areas on our blog,
The Carefree Times.
This month: Check it all out:
What NBA star is looking at homes in the area, Update on the Buffalo
Chip grand opening, What backyard creature runs faster than a human and
can kill a rattlesnake? Real estate market trends, plus get ready
to see Scottsdale homes and properties on Fox Cable's "The Property Man
with Bob Massi" due to be broadcast after the presidential elections on
Fox Weekends! See the Boulder House, Gold Hill and Octave Gold Mines.
Plus check out all the improvements going in in the Carefree downtown
area, in this edition!