P.O. Box 2293 - Carefree, AZ   85377-2293


Boulder House Offered

Boulder House
Scottsdale , Arizona

Nine acres of unparalleled privacy and solitude in the Sonoran Desert landscape of North Scottsdale bordered by Whisper Rock's green fairways—the setting for one of the world's unique and widely acclaimed properties now offered for sale.

Charles Foreman Johnson designed the internationally renowned Boulder House—over 9,000 square feet in, around, over, and under 38,000 square feet of magnificent Precambrian granite boulders that rise imposingly from the desert floor. Boulder House is on the cover of Architectural Digest February 1983. Johnson and Boulder House are featured in The AD 100 Architects: An Exclusive Guide to the World's Foremost Architects .

Boulder House has garnered international attention in fifteen books, innumerable national and foreign publications, and television in England , Canada , Japan , Germany , Italy , France , and Switzerland . Courvoisier's Book of The Best includes Boulder House as "The best house in America ."

The private estate boasts a unique location between the 14 th and 15 th fairways of a world class core golf course— exclusive and private Whisper Rock Golf Club. Architect Gary Stephenson and Tour Pro Phil Mickelson created Whisper Rock within a desert setting of boulder outcroppings and meandering desert washes, a par-72 at 7,400 yards from the back tees.

Nine acres of verdant high Sonoran Desert landscape ensure your solitude; however, under present zoning the property could be divided for additional homesites. The property location, a stone's throw south of Boulders Resort in North Scottsdale , and its history of catering to corporate events suggest commercial, museum, and boutique resort potential.

Unique archaeological features on the property allude to a Desert Stonehenge. Witness the sun's interaction with ancient petroglyphs at winter and summer solstices and equinoxes. The Petroglyph Site AZ U:1:165 ( ASM ) is on the National Register of Historic Places, the nation's foremost listing of properties worthy of preservation. The national registration designates only that none of the boulders will be altered; the address is restricted information.

Minding a Sacred Place , an award-winning book by Sunnie Empie, offers an in-depth look at the Boulder House. Richly illustrated with 150 four-color photographs by Hart W. Empie, the book includes “An Appreciation” by Stanley Marcus. Available at www.boulderhousepublishers.com

Represented by Todd Gillenwater, Russ Lyon Realty Company, 480.488.7540

tgillenwater@r u sslyon.com

Please visit www.luxuryrealestate.com and click on Arizona title: World Renowned Boulder House for photos and 360° Virtual Tour.

Sunnie and Bill Empie

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P.O. Box 2293 - Carefree, AZ   85377-2293