For the first time ever, the magnificent Foothills estate of the visionary land developer & philanthropists, Donald & Joan Diamond is being offered for sale. Known for buying the best of the best, Mr. Diamond selected the very finest home site in the Foothills to build his dream creation. Situated on 5 acres in Mr. Diamond's premier development ''The Canyons'', Tucson's most elite & coveted neighborhood, this home offers unmatched city, mountain & private canyon views & borders the Coronado National Forest for ultimate privacy. Designed by Lewis DeWitt Hall, Josias Joesler's protege, this sprawling estate was designed for luxury living & large scale entertaining yet still captures the true essence of Tucson. Grand in size and lavish in its amenities, its timeless ambiance & appeal creates a warm and inviting home. The main residence features 2 luxurious bedroom suites; one with a fireplace & reading nook opening onto a private patio w/spa & unobstructed views of Finger Rock, two large walk in closets & a master bathroom featuring imported hand painted tiles, a Jacuzzi tub & steam shower. The private office and adjoining library overlooks the grand living room with solid hardwood floors, fireplace, beamed ceilings, walls of windows and offers dramatic city & mountain views. The stunning open kitchen is any chef or caterer's dream w/mesquite cabinets, Wolf & Sub Zero appliances, walk in silver closet & pantry, large center island w/raised serving area, a hand painted mural by Andrew Rush & a well-equipped butler's pantry. For ease of entertaining, there are 2 full size bars, one on each level, a walk in temp controlled wine cellar and a media/rec room (could be converted to a bedroom). Step out to the expansive front patio and gorgeous courtyard to experience jaw dropping city views. The back patio features a resort like pool and grotto designed to incorporate the native boulders and desert environment while reflecting the majestic Catalina Mountains. The adjacent pool house has 2 changing rooms, 1 bathroom, sauna & lower level exercise room. Guests will never want to leave the 2,589 sq.ft guest house with 3 spacious bedroom suites, a full kitchen, 3 fireplaces, Saltillo floors, beamed ceilings and private patios overlooking the twinkling city lights & magnificent mountain vistas. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own such a landmark estate in the heart of the Foothills.
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