Magical on Monte Vista
87 E Monte Vista Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
87 E Monte Vista Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
3,186 SQ FT
Welcome to the iconic Alvarado neighborhood in Central Phoenix. This historic estate built in 1915 sits on an oversized 11,783sf irrigated lot with a fully renovated 4 bedroom/2 bathroom main house with parlor room and exterior access to 3-room basement with cistern, a remodeled 480sf 1 bedroom/1 bathroom guest house with walk-in closet and trap door to cellar, and 2 oversized garage bays each fitting 2 smaller vehicles or a large vehicle with plenty of room for storage. Set back from the street with a large grassy lawn and paver driveway with electronic gate, this two story property has been brought back to life with a complete interior and exterior custom renovation including new roof, central air conditioning, new electrical, and plumbing while it's historic charm has been painstakingly preserved with the expert refinishing of the original hardwood floors, restoration of the original windows with refinished casings and new glass, and rebuilt doors and hardware throughout the home.
Enter this beautiful, historic and stunning 1915 home in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona and feel the exquisite and magical experience of walking into a masterpiece! Right away you will notice the historic charm that has been painstakingly preserved with the expert refinishing of the original hardwood floors, restoration of the original windows with refinished casings and new glass, and rebuilt doors and hardware throughout the home. The sunshine beams through the windows and hits each corner just perfectly enough to highlight the beauty at every angle. The formal living room with feature fireplace and the parlor room with original picture rail moulding is just the beginning of this Phoenix estate.
If you love to entertain, this is the ultimate gourmet space. The luxury of a chef's kitchen and the functionality for your busy life is exactly what you have been searching for. The custom lighting complements quartz counters with built-in outlets and exposed brick backsplash and large pantry. Admire the oversized farm sink and raw wood shelving while you enjoy a hot cup of coffee first thing in the morning and tell your friends how much you love Wolf 6-burner plus griddle range and Sub Zero built-in refrigerator and freezer when they come over for a dinner party. The surrounding views of the courtyard and Arizona sunsets tops off the experience of this perfect space!
A space that is yours, a space that calls to you and a space for you to feel right where you want to be - at home. From the custom lighting, to the picturesque windows and everything in between, everyday will feel like a spa day or a stay at a five star resort. Custom features include the expertly designed master bathroom with stone flooring, glass walk-in shower and cast iron soaking tub with a brushed stainless finish, private toilet room and custom designed cabinetry and lighting throughout as well as the well cared for and preserved original plaster walls. Relaxing in your luxurious master retreat will be your new favorite hobby as you run a hot bath and light your favorite candle at the end of a long day.
With three additional bedrooms and a guest bathroom in the main home, you will love making this house your home. Paint colors were chosen to create a calming and soothing environment from the brick exterior of the home, throughout the formal living room with feature fireplace, the parlor room with original picture rail moulding, the formal dining room with access to the chef's kitchen, both downstairs bedrooms including the master with two owner's closets and a spa bath, guest room with full guest bathroom, and the two upstairs bedrooms. The search for your dream home has led you here, so make sure that you turn this opportunity into a reality!
Have a staycation at home, every weekend of every beautiful month of the year! Open the double doors and head outside to your very own private courtyard with raised garden beds, and plenty of room to entertain. With a rich history, the story of this estate has been told through the year plus renovation combining fashion, function and a little bit of fairy tale magic as the new home owners will enjoy life in iconic Los Olivos. Within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, the light rail, the Heard Museum, the Phoenix Art Museum, Downtown Phoenix law firms, schools, employment opportunities, and major sporting events - this one of a kind estate, on this one of a kind street, has an unbeatable location and a century old charm that has been revived, renewed and exceptionally well presented. Cotton candy colors fill the skies morning and night through the year in Arizona and the weather is exactly why we love being outdoors in the desert!
Just when you think this historic gem couldn't get any better, you will also find a detached guest house across from the courtyard which will make the perfect downtown getaway for visitors, family members and AirBnB guests alike. Walk into this space and find an eat-in kitchen, plenty of storage, open living area, bathroom, large bedroom and oversized walk-in closet with trap door to cellar, a historic legend during prohibition.
Within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, the light rail, the Heard Museum, the Phoenix Art Museum, Downtown Phoenix law firms, schools, employment opportunities, and major sporting events - this one of a kind estate, on this one of a kind street, has an unbeatable location and a century old charm that has been revived, renewed and exceptionally well presented.