Paradise Valley mansion with 25-person elevator, shooting range sells for $14.25M

Paradise Valley mansion with 25-person elevator, shooting range sells for $14.25M

An almost 26,000-square-foot Paradise Valley mansion with a 25-person elevator and shooting range topped this week’s list of the priciest metro Phoenix home sales.

A total of about $40 million in cash was spent on the top five sales. $14,250,000

AQ Holdings LLC, led by Larry and Maria Smith of Las Vegas, paid cash for a 25,851-square-foot Paradise Valley mansion with views of Camelback Mountain, six window-wall doors and a two-bedroom, two-bathroom master suite. The house, with six bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, also has a two-story library, a 12-seat theater, a 25-person elevator and a shooting range.

An LLC named after the address of the property, led by Richard and Donna Clayton, sold the estate. Richard Clayton was an industrial contractor who built bridges and tunnels for more than 50 years. Joan Levinson of Realty ONE Group had the listing. $10,500,000

Gail Carton and Michael Adinamis of Lake Forest, Illinois, paid cash for a 10,700-square-foot mansion in north Scottsdale’s Silverleaf community. Carton is CEO of GlobalCare Clinical Trials.

The house, with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, has carved beam and stone ceilings, multiple courtyards with fountains, a guest house and a five-car garage, as well as a theater and game rooms with a bar. The Josephine and Robert Switz Trust sold the home. $7,825,000

Edward and Marylyn Gregory of New Jersey paid cash for a 7,389-square-foot Paradise Valley home with five bedrooms and 5 ½ bathrooms. The two-story home was built in 2015. The listing didn’t include any other details. Campbell and Kristi Champion sold the house. $5,150,000

Christopher Tutton, president of specialty sports at the ATV and mountain bike manufacturer Fox Factory Holding, purchased a 7,000-square-foot Paradise Valley home. The house, with five bedrooms and six bathrooms, has a four-car garage, multiple walls of glass and two marble kitchen islands.

Jarod and Annmarie Norton of Norton Luxury Homes sold the property, which they bought for $935,000 last year. Toddler with rare disease gets ‘miracle drug’ after article ‘Vax After Dark’ immunizes people other vaccine sites miss This artist is trying to knit America back together PV mansion with 25-person elevator sells for $14.25M $5,000,000

Brian and Claudia Persinger paid cash for a 7,132-square-foot glass, steel and stone home in north Scottsdale’s Estancia community. The house, with five bedrooms and six bathrooms, has a casita, glass walls, a three-car garage and a copper roof. Terrence Larsen, the former CEO of CoreStates Financial, sold the home.

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