Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is Proud to Announce the $21.5 Million Sale of “The Castle on The Hill” in Silverleaf Making it the Second Highest Residential Sale in the State

Russ Lyon Sotheby's International RealtySCOTTSDALE, AZ — Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce the $21.5 million dollar sale of a French inspired Italian estate in the Upper Canyon of Silverleaf in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is now the second highest residential sale in the state of Arizona per the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty currently holds the records for first, second and third highest residential sales in Arizona according to MLS. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Associate Broker Barry Van Patten, alongside agents Ginger Van Patten and Barry Van Patten II represented the buyer.

The buyers, a retired couple from the San Francisco Bay Area, said they chose to relocate to the Grand Canyon state in search of a better way of life. With a new found love of Arizona’s culture, wildlife and beauty, the couple selected the home because of the quality and detail in the home combined with the views, location in Silverleaf and the reputation of the builder drew them to the property. Arizona’s leading luxury brokerage now holds the records for the first, second and third highest residential sales in Arizona per the MLSLocated at 11200 East Canyon Cross Way, “The Castle On The Hill” as it is referred to, offers more than 12,000-square-feet and was designed by Fratantoni Design, built by Fratantoni Luxury Estates and interior design by Fratantoni Interior Design. Built in 2020 and featuring an Italian exterior style with a modern French interior design inside, the grand estate sits on more than three-acres and also includes a separate guest house. 

Outside, sophistically detailed stone carvings surround the exterior of the home with varying window shapes and designs to give the estate a grand look. The immaculate and beautiful French inspired details continue inside with soaring ceilings, custom arches and chandeliers, intricate marble, stone and brick work throughout and beautifully designed rooms for entertaining with the finest amenities. Inside the main house of the estate, the home features five luxurious designed bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms. The separate detached guest home also offers another two custom designed bedrooms and two bathrooms with its own kitchen, offering guests first-class accommodations.

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“Ginger and I along with our son Barry Van Patten II were honored to represent the buyers on this one-of-a-kind, masterpiece of a home,” said Barry Van Patten. “It is very satisfying to us that both buyers and sellers are extremely happy with the outcome.” 

Within three days after listing the buyers’ first Silverleaf home, Van Patten shares the home went under contract.

“This sale was an incredible achievement in Scottsdale, Arizona selling at over $1,700+/square-feet. From designing/building this property to representing our clients in this transaction to the new owners, we couldn’t be more pleased with all of the parties involved in this smooth transition,” said Angelo Fratantoni.

For photos of Castle on the Hill, click here - Photo credit to Angelo Fratantoni 

For media inquiries please contact Jennifer Parks-Sturgeon at jparks-sturgeon@rosemoserallynpr.com or 480.495.3806. 

About Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty 

Since 1947, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty has gathered realty craftsmen dedicated to the ideals of integrity and professionalism. From the ownership, management, agents, and affiliate services, every person involved in the company utilizes innovative skills, programs, and technologies to create the finest real estate services company to be found. 

The mission of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty is to provide its clients with the most responsive personalized service attainable – nothing less will do. The environment within Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty is unique in the industry. Seasoned management innovatively supports the efforts of the Company’s members to create a dynamic and inspiring atmosphere that invigorates and hones the skills of everyone involved.  

Collaboration and networking are fostered to create a synergy that puts the whole company to work for every client. The artistic blending of proven traditions and state-of-the-art innovation is unsurpassed. These assets are positioned on a base of financial stability and corporate staying power.