AT A GLANCE
The architectural heritage of Arizona is made up of many cultures, beginning with Native Americans who lived there for thousands of years. The Spaniards eventually brought Spanish Colonial architecture to southern Arizona. In northern Arizona, the architectural landscape was influenced by Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, who used native materials to create the first rustic-style buildings, but it was the arrival of Frank Lloyd Wright to central Arizona that really put the state on the architectural map.
Fifty-two new residences, known as Arizona Grand Villas, are being built in the heart of the 164-acre Arizona Grand Resort, featuring one- and two-bedroom units. With up to 1,380 square feet of space, the villas are priced from the $400,00s to the high $600,000s.
Each luxury villa at the resort will offer golf, city or mountain views as well as a private balcony. In addition, all villas are fully furnished and feature walk-in closets, custom cabinets, designer countertops and a breakfast bar. Premium appliances include a washer and dryer, flat screen TVs, wireless Internet, private balconies and gourmet-style dishes, utensils and glassware in the full kitchen.
Owners also receive a Villa Platinum Club membership with their purchase that provides full use of the resort facilities, including the award-winning 7-acre Oasis Water Park, Arizona Grand Golf Club and the 20,000-square-foot Arizona Grand Athletic Club & Spa. The membership also provides preferred pricing on golf, spa and dining throughout the resort. The villas are backed by the South Mountain Preserve, the largest city park in the country, comprising nearly 17,000 acres.
For more information, call Valerie Lester of Arizona Grand Villas at 602.431.6510 or visit ArizonaGrandVillas.com.
ARIZONA GRAND VILLAS
Number of Units-Phase I- 52, and another 100 units planned between Phase II & III
Price Range-$400,000s to high $600,000s through 2008, planned increase in 2009
Delivery Date-Phase I – Q1 2009, Phase II & III – TBD
Architect-Primary – Swaback Partners; Secondary – Acanthus Architecture and Planning Developer Desert Jewel Homes