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The third season of "The Property Man with Bob Massi" featured three of our most unique listings-A home built in a pile of boulders and two historic Gold Mines!  Scroll down below the photos to see the shows. Kudos to the wizards at Fox for such a great job. They spent 9 hours just doing The Boulder House shoot alone and ventured deep into the mountains for the mine shows! 


See the shows:  Gold Mines  Gold Hill & the Octave  and the house built in a pile of rocks!      The Boulder House
Enjoy this new tour of Gold Hill just done on ABC15 by Jonathon Trierweiler   Gold Hill on ABC15



Mark your Calendar. This fantastic estate will be on OPEN HOUSE, Sunday, Feb. 25th from 1-5pm.  You won't forget your tour!!! ALL REASONABLE OFFERS CONSIDERED!   For those who could live anywhere.....THIS is WHERE!  $ 4.995 million. Get Silverleaf QUALITY but with LOTS of LAND! THE PHOENIX AREA'S MOST DISTINCTIVE ESTATE, ON YOUR OWN MOUNTAIN!!   This gated enclave,  was built by Tom Argue Custom Homes, the preferred builder in Silverleaf and Estancia. It  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   Call us to arrange your special visit. 
  Get property details here:     Private Mountain Estate   Own a personal Sanctuary!  MLS # 5681654    
    For Chinese Buyers:  中文       Be sure to watch the video tour: NBC Phoenix Feature!  Must See!

About Us-Preston and Nancy Westmoreland   Agents of Distinction with Russ Lyon Sotheby's Int'l

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 the world!   See below!

(above) Scottsdale's astonishing land offering, the largest acreage on the market, 117 acres, reduced to $2.79 million.  For the price of less than $24,000 an acre, you'll have mineral rights, a picturesque spring, The Gold Hill spring, historically used by the miners, 30 stories of tunnel complexs, level wilderness homesites, sweeping views of  city lights and the entire Phoenix area rising to 4800 feet with pine trees! Gated and secure!  In addition to the precious metals, there could be 16 other possible uses of the property!   16 Uses for this Land!  For Chinese Buyers:  中文 
What potential would it have for you  Complete links, TV and newspaper stories, assay reports and other info here:   Gold Hill  The London publication "Daily Mail" has recently did a story on Gold Hill and the British connection!  Daily Mail See more on CNN:
 CNN Money's Feature on Gold Hill  Check out a new Gold Hill feature on ABC15! Gold Hill on ABC15

This area has an abundance of landmark homes used in movies!  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"  (Below right) In a remote area of Cave Creek, a residence there was used in the movie "The Getaway" with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.  They planned the crime around the pool.  Click on the  two photos on the left, below, to find out more about BoulderReign.

Fox10's "Cool House" with former host Kristen Anderson, 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!  See the home:  Private Mountain Estate

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We offer for sale, another one of Arizona's historic gold mines, the legendary Octave, near Wickenburg, with it's 25 miles of tunnels, 266 patented acres, including a home and numerous historical buildings, stretching from the valley floor to mountaintops with a perfect helipad site! This gem has produced over 200,000 ounces of gold, 75,000 ounces of silver. Offered for $3.995 million.  Here's more info: More on the OCTAVE Property And links to media coverage, geologic analysis and the Mining Journal Magazine story that described the Octave as a "first-class mining property!"
The Octave was recently included in a Fox News tour on the "Property Man with Bob Massi"
Gold Hill & the Octave And was the site of several episodes of the SyFy channel "Ghost Mines" series.

(Above)  The astonishing Boulder House we sold and recently featured by Fox News. The famous residence sold in 2005 for $ 4.8 million, and  we remarketed it in 2016.  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 aerial tour below. Boulder House Aerial TourWe currently have listed one of the largest estates in Phoenix for $ 4.995 million. Years ago, this property was listed for $16.3 milion.  See a tv tour done at the time with former host of Fox10's "Cool House," Diane Ryan.    Fox 10 Cool House 

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  On occasion,  TV stations  have asked us  for comments on various real estate issues.  On Fox10, Preston Westmoreland toured this extraordinary buy in Estancia, that sold in several days for $100,000 above the asking price!  CBS 5 StoryPreston also took the Fox cameras also through the highest view property in Phoenix   and then led CNN and other TV stations deep inside the $2.79 million dollar  Gold Hill gold mine  in Scottsdale. Below, Preston was interviewed about an incident with his plane where he and his wife experienced an attempted hijacking!!.   

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We specialize in airport properties and 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 & Deer Valley Airport super congestion. We have a  home with the  biggest hangar, just listed. See more here: Airport Properties
kyranch is perfect  for many of the Very Light Jets!  And gets no Federal funding! Very private and exclusive. We can also show you key properties at Stellar Airpark in Chandler.

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For further information or to tour these properties, call Preston and Nancy Westmoreland, at Russ Lyon Sotheby's International at: 602-377-0060. Let them help you find your true Arizona getaway!

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 Bonus site! Why is 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!  Radio Pages

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:    A Special Media Edition!
Fox News was in the area to tape unique properties for the 3rd Season of "The Property Man with Bob Massi" airing Friday night on Fox Business Channel, hear behind-the-scenes stories of their visits to Gold Hill and the Boulder House, See what Cave Creek house was used in a famous movie, See MGM photos of the Boulder Reign house model, before it was blown up for a movie, and learn about celebrities hiding out in the area, plus Channel 12's story on the largest estate in the area, in Cave Creek!  All in this edition!

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