Desert Jewel, a contemporary residence with dynamic forms and refined material palette exquisitely melds into its surrounding rugged and pristine desert terrain. Nestled behind a unique rock outcropping, the home is carefully designed to celebrate the beauty of the natural landscape rather than overshadowing it.

Upon approach, a meandering driveway gradually reveals the hidden gem that lies beyond. The layout of the home is thoughtfully planned to maximize the natural open space on the property with the social areas situated on the upper floor to provide unobstructed views of the striking surrounding mountains.

The submerged main entry and garage lead up to an extraordinary entertainment space, complete with a terrace, primary bedrooms, and an office that offer unparalleled views of the serene desert landscape. The primary bedroom and bathroom are particularly noteworthy, as they are designed to embrace and celebrate the natural beauty of the rock outcropping just outside. This unique feature provides both privacy and tranquility, creating a private retreat that is one-of-a-kind.

Desert Jewel is a testament to the seamless coexistence of human innovation and nature’s grandeur. This innovative and sustainable masterpiece is suited to the region, showcasing its modern architecture while maintaining a deep reverence for the surrounding environment.

  • Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona
  • Square Feet: 5,900
  • Services Provided: Architecture, Landscape Design
  • Interior Design: Ownby Design