Desert homes

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Incredible hiding home

Published February 21, 2012 by housecrazy

Have a look at this unconventional place in  Sonoita, Arizona. If you were running down the hill on foot, you might just bound right over it and not even notice!

image from: trulia.com

Peeking out from a rugged, golden hillside is this 1667 square foot, 3 bed, 3 bath earth-sheltered home.

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Fun mid-century house in Palm Springs

Published February 16, 2012 by housecrazy

I have posted before on the fabulous collection of mid-century homes in Palm Springs California. Since it is still winter outside in Colorado, I would like to again return to Palm Springs for some lustful house-peeping.

This mid-century built house is currently on the market in Palm Springs for $1,249,000… apparently, it used to belong to Dinah Shore!

image from: realtor.com

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Bart Prince designed “House Beneath The Mountain” is for sale

Published February 12, 2012 by housecrazy

American architect Bart Prince is probably my favorite contemporary designer. I just love his stuff. His creations are strikingly organic and complex – like massive science projects set in majestic landscapes.

The natural rugged beauty of the western United States really informs his work.

architect Bart Prince, from: thehousebeneaththemountain.com

A house that he recently designed is on the market in the Albuquerque, New Mexico foothills.

Listed for $2,500,000 this one-of-a-kind home is said to be inspired by ancient indigenous themes and the spectacular natural vistas that surround.

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Splendid Santa Fe Mountain Top Estate

Published February 9, 2012 by housecrazy

In the high desert about 20 minutes beyond Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can find this unique home:

image from: mtntopestate.com

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Arizona dreamin’: hot home in Tucson

Published February 3, 2012 by housecrazy

Since it is cold and snowy today in Colorado, I feel myself being spiritually transported back to my favorite sun destination: Tucson, Arizona.

I occasionally browse the real estate listings in Tucson because there are such amazing desert homes there – especially in the “luxury home” price range.

Today I found this stunning contemporary home that is currently for sale in the northeast Catalina Foothills area of Tucson:

image from: zillow.com

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