Frank Aazami’s Featured Listing: Three GreatGarage Homes Minutes from the Car Auctions

After acquiring those great collectible cars, trucks and motorcycles at the January Valley of the Sun auctions, you’ll need a home here with garages worthy of them. Three luxury properties in high-profile locations, two in Scottsdale and one in neighboring Paradise Valley, all have garages for five or six cars. And, the trio of superlative homes are all near most of the automotive events, making walk-through visits easy.

In Scottsdale, 12802 East Gold Dust Avenue is a privately gated estate on 1.7 acres including a six-car garage as well as exterior spaces for four vehicles. The extended-length garage, with entry to the home, provides tandem parking and attached cabinetry for your tools and parts.

Built in 1997 with a walkout basement, seven bedrooms and six-and-a half bathrooms, this 9,100-plus-square-foot estate home is constructed with fortress-strong poured-concrete exterior walls.


A $1.2-million restoration has been recently completed, including new flooring and HVAC, and the kitchen and the heated negative-edge pool, with a cascading waterfall, have been renovated.

The split-master configuration has features such as a romantic upstairs suite with a fireplace and Romeo and Juliet balcony, separate shower and tub, private toilet room and jetted tub.

The European cabinet-style chef’s kitchen features a kitchen island, walk-in pantry and multiple ovens. In addition, the home includes a 1,000-gallon salt water aquarium, piano room and bar area, wine cellar, theater room, pool table room and large storage room.


The guest quarters has a kitchen and separate entry. In the main house, other rooms are a den/ office, family and great rooms as well as bonus/ game, exercise/sauna and media rooms. You will also enjoy two fireplaces, gas heat, covered patios and decks and energy-efficient dual-pane windows.

Outside, this private resort includes a children’s play area and built-in BBQ.

This magnificent home is offered at $2,395,000.


Another Scottsdale home with six garage spaces, 10232 East Cinder Cone Trail, comprises 9,009 square feet on a cul-de-sac lot between two fairways. The Andalusian-style home was built in 2007 to frame the views and vistas. Landscaping front and rear beautifully connects with the surrounding desert and golf course terrain.

For the car lover, the home offers an additional six exterior parking spaces. Inside the extended-length, over-height, temperature-controlled garage are attached cabinets and a separate storage area.

Bordering preserve land, the north-south-oriented one-level has seven bedrooms, including split masters, seven bathrooms, a basement and separate guest house with a stand-alone entrance. The builder constructed his personal home with masonry-block construction and 2×6 metal framing furred out for 2-inch energy-efficient foam insulation.


A grand entrance leads into an open floor plan, with amenities such as a wet bar, three gas fireplaces inside and one out, elevator, water softener, central vacuum, intercom and Crestron electronics managing the security system and the multi-zone climate control.

The eat-in kitchen has a large island, a gas cook top, built-in microwave and refrigerator, multiple ovens, breakfast bar and a walk-in pantry. A breakfast room is adjacent.

One of the two masters has a separate ThermaSol steam shower and jetted tub, his/her vanities and dressing table, a private toilet room and a bidet. The other master features a hearth with a mantle and décor niches. Spacious family and great rooms are also incorporated as are a bonus/game room and media room.


This spectacular golf course home is offered at $4,250,000.

And, in the adjacent town of Paradise Valley, 6390 East Royal Palm Road is a Santa Barbara/ Tuscan residence on a 1.55-acre cul-de-sac/corner lot in gated Villaresi.

Built in 2003 by a premier Paradise Valley builder, the superbly crafted 10,200-square-foot home includes five bedrooms and nine bathrooms and a guest house with a private entrance, living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a garage.


For the automotive collector, the five-car garage in the main house has a side-vehicle entry and four additional slots outside.

The master wing includes a sitting area, walk-in closet, one of the home’s three interior gas fireplaces, wood-paneled office, gymnasium and sauna, and the bathroom has a separate shower and jetted tub, double sinks and a toilet room. The second master also has a sitting room and walk-in closet.

The open-space floor plan includes two more en-suite bedrooms in the main house, a wine cellar, movie theater, exercise/sauna room media room and a den.


The eat-in kitchen has a large island with breakfast bar, walk-in butler’s pantry and multiple ovens.

Outdoors, you will enjoy a sport court, heated pool and spa,
putting green, volleyball net space, barbecue station, misting system, children’s play area and exterior fireplace. The ramada can easily be enclosed and includes a one-half bath.

Other features are skylights; a central vacuum system; wet bar; water softener; dual-pane wood-frame windows; gas heat; multi-zone climate control; and security and smart home systems.


This exquisite home is offered at $4,390,000.

“All three of these magnificent homes are perfect for the car collector who wants to also be close to the dining, shopping and events of downtown Scottsdale and the recreational opportunities of north Scottsdale, 20 minutes or so from Sky Harbor International Airport, and, let’s not forget, close to the annual car auctions,” says Frank Aazami, principal of the Private Client Group, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, Scottsdale.

To see any of these during the open houses,visit, then see to discover why Private Client Group can be your buyer or selling advocate. To speak with Aazami, License #SA581280000, call 480.266.0240, email and see


Another home with a great garage is located in Prescott, about 90 miles north of Phoenix. For more on this, see and a Highline Autos story,