Nighthawk is a Regional Desert Contemporary Designed home on the northeast slope of Black Mountain. Are you looking for timeless beauty and consummate design, but low maintenance and construction that will last a century? Now you can have both. With 68 years of experience in architecture and construction, as well as 17 years teaching extreme mountain terrain design at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West: renowned architectural designer Gerry Jones has fashioned a lasting gem. His vision is brought to life by Tim Larson of La Casa Builders, providing the best of quality residential custom construction for 25 years. Together, Jones and La Casa represent the best in architecture and construction, working at the peak of their combined skills. Located near downtown Carefree, Arizona.
Nighthawk is a quiet gated community nestled into the northeast side of Black Mountain containing only eight multi-acre lots. This distinctive 3.15 acre setting, the largest site in Nighthawk, includes lush Sonoran vegetation, huge granite boulders, desert wildlife and breathtaking views over Carefree, Arizona and the Continental Mountains.
Like all of Jones’ custom residences this home is designed in harmony with nature, resting gently into the curves and rocks of the land.. The beauty of this 5,270 square foot 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath masterpiece includes long sender lines, Jones trademark intricate roof, deep overhangs for shade, and extensive windows embracing views of Black Mountain and its surrounding valley. Fourteen skylights sprinkled throughout the residence soften the midday light.
In addition to its beauty, this home is built far beyond legal code, using construction standards that will allow it to remain structurally sound for 125 – 150 years. With masonry construction, a standing seam roof, and natural landscaping, it requires very little maintenance. Green building materials and energy saving features keep operating costs to a minimum. Interior features are low maintenance yet high in quality. Enjoy the Peace and Quiet of your desert surroundings in a home that does not require constant upkeep. All in all, this jewel is a beautiful low-maintenance home built to last for generations.