Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty Agents Lorraine Funk and Sally Cashman Sell Former Diamondbacks Player Ian Kennedy’s Home

Posted by Jennifer Parks-Sturgeon — January 23, 2018

15167269981516727020SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Lorraine Funk and Sally Cashman with Cashman Partners of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty sold an authentic Spanish-style property in Scottsdale, owned by Kansas City Royals’ Pitcher Ian Kennedy, for $1,710,000.

Located at 6211 E Cortez Dr., the home is located on nearly an acre in the prestigious gated Equestrian Manor. The 6,000 square-foot home underwent several renovations, including a $500,000 renovation in 2014.

1516727143The award-winning kitchen renovation features high-end appliances, natural quartzite countertops and an adjoining morning room with a cozy kiva fireplace.

The home also consists of a spacious master suite and five additional bedrooms with private baths. A den/office, an expansive game room and a fully equipped media room top off this well-planned layout.

Kennedy’s former home also features Spanish Saltillo and furniture grade wood finishes, vaulted beamed ceilings, Pella windows, French doors and abundant natural light that when combined create a sense of casual elegance.


The resort style backyard features a Pebbletec heated pool and updated equipment, a grassy play area, outdoor seating areas and a kiva fireplace.

“I knew this beautiful authentic Spanish-style home would not be hard to sell,” said listing agent Lorraine Funk of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. “Its custom craftsmanship and spacious layout were bound to make the next owner fall in love.”

For media inquiries please contact Jennifer Parks-Sturgeon of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty at 480.495.3806 or by email at

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