5241 N Circulo Sobrio, Tucson, AZ 85718
When a current owner's good taste & eye for authentic Southwest design is paired with an original owner's quality construction & architectural vision, the result is nothing short of spectacular. This custom 4,236 sq.ft 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom masonry stucco home, built by respected builder, Mike Wachs for his own personal residence, sits on a prime 1.8ac lot in coveted ''Cat 10'', one of the Foothills most prestigious gated communities. The current owners, an acclaimed artist and retired engineer, having moved here from Santa Fe, NM have tastefully updated & thoughtfully modernized the home to today's standards without losing any of the authentic Southwestern charm Wachs is known for. As you approach, up the long private driveway, the Catalina Mountains & Finger Rock tower over the house- a sign you have arrived in life & at the right house! "Social Distance in Style" and Work from home in your private home office, located on the opposite side of the house from the kitchen and upstairs game loft! The versatile and well thought out floorplan can easily transform this spacious family home into a casual but elegant entertainers dream home, perfectly suited for an empty nest couple, effortlessly. As you enter the home, your eyes are immediately drawn to the inviting living room w/a wall of built ins to display a large art collection and treasures from your world travels. You will also find a corner gas fireplace and a wall of windows perfectly framing the city lights, lush desert landscape and exotic cactus gardens by Plants of Distinction. When guest arrive, they will no doubt find their way to the heart of any home, the kitchen! Here you will find newer stainless appliances incl a Wolf cooktop, double ovens and a large center island, stunning granite counters and a breakfast area w/banco seating. Off the kitchen is the formal dining room and adjacent bar w/wine fridge; sure to get some use during the holidays! The master bedroom suite features a double-sided fireplace, reading alcove, walls of windows and a spacious spa like bathroom w/large Jacuzzi tub & walk in shower. On the main level you will find another guest bedroom w/private bath currently being used as an art studio, an enormous laundry room/butler's pantry and a stylish powder room. Upstairs you will find a bonus loft/media area in addition to two spacious bedrooms with large walk-in closets, impressive mountain views and a shared bathroom with double sinks, hand painted Talavera tile countertops and accents. The beautifully landscaped pool area and lush desert grounds surrounding the home are complimented by exotic specimen cactus & native plants for low maintenance & water conservation. Oversized three car garage could easily accommodate a small RV or hydraulic lift for additional car storage and workshop.