Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale, Arizona

Aug 18, 2014

Category: Living

When we think of buying a home in the desert, we’re often hit with the question, “Now why would anyone want to do that?” Who wants to live in that blistering heat, in the middle of nowhere? However, that was our outlook before seeing this stunning Desert Courtyard House.

Nestled in a rural area of the Sonoran Desert outside of Scottsdale, Arizona, this contemporary oasis was designed by the team at Wendell Burnette Architects. The crew strived to create a home that would not interrupt the flow of the desert, but rather look to be nothing more than a shadow among the sand and towering Saguaro cacti surrounding the property. Once you enter the home, all bets are off of it being inconspicuous are off. This place is immaculate from top to bottom, including those gorgeous floor to ceiling windows surrounding the central courtyard.

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 2

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 3

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 4

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 5

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 6

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 7

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 8

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 9

Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale Arizona 10

More From Living

T-Bô's 'Must-Have' Briefs Are The Only Boxers You'll Ever Need

Ethically-sourced underwear made from high-end bamboo fabric.

Posted By Chris West

Partner

Print, Scan, & Copy With Ease Using HP's Stylish & Smart Tango X

Beautiful and minimalist printer loaded with easy-to-use features.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

These 305HP Ford Camper Van Conversions Make Adventuring Easy

Enhancing Ford's Econoline van with a slew of high-end parts.

Posted By

Sep 13, 2019

Featured Image

This Fully-Featured Modular Tiny Cabin Can Be Built In 2 Weeks Flat

Pre-approved 500 sq. ft. homes perfect for pared-down living.

Posted By

Sep 13, 2019

Featured Image

The Solar-Powered 2020 Living Vehicle Is An Off-Grid Luxury Trailer

A 28-foot zero-energy mobile home with a 100% aluminum shell.

Posted By

Sep 12, 2019

Featured Image

This Timber & Steel Cabin Sits On Its Own Isolated Island In Norway

A unique vacation retreat with weatherproof sliding shutters.

Posted By

Sep 11, 2019