Breathtaking Desert Hideaway

Situated along the Arizona hillside, this Southwestern home features a spacious flagstone patio with a magnificent view of the valley. Multiple seating areas, a two-sided fireplace, negative edge pool and an outdoor kitchen make this a luxury outdoor space to enjoy company.

From: Tor Barstad

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Photo By: Stephen Thompson

Spacious Flagstone Patio With Infinity Edge Pool

The back of this Southwestern home boasts a huge and beautifully designed flagstone patio that includes multiple seating areas, an outdoor kitchen, infinity edge pool, spa and immaculate views of the Arizona landscape.

Infinity Pool Reflects Arizona Sunset

The infinity edge pool seamlessly blends into the desert landscape as the sun sets over the horizon.

Striking Infinity Edge Pool at Night

Enjoy a refreshing dip in the infinity edge pool long after the sun sets over the desert. Thanks to the ample outdoor lighting, you can entertain guests into the evening hours.

Gorgeous Patio Made for Entertaining

Stretched across this spacious patio are multiple seating areas to accommodate lots of guests.

Large Back Patio Boasts Sweeping View of Desert

This expansive back patio is perfect for entertaining. Comfy seating, an infinity pool and incredible view - what's more to love?

Spacious Back Patio With an Incredible Desert View

Dramatic framework forms a matrix focal point over this North Scottsdale home's back patio and negative edge pool, underlining Architect Tor Stuart-Barstad's trademark use of symmetry to draw the eye through the house and out to the stunning views of the Valley beyond.

Seamless Indoor and Outdoor Living Spaces

Entertaining large groups is made simple thanks to the seamless flow from the indoors to outdoors.

Large Back Patio Boasts Impressive Desert View

No matter where you sit on this patio, the view is simply breathtaking.

Gorgeous, Neutral Living Room With Old World Influence

Contemporary design blends with Old World architecture to create this spacious and beautiful living room. Neutral stone walls and floors connect the indoors with the outdoors. A pair of houseplants nod to the home's desert setting.

Comfy Patio Sitting Area Beside the Fire

For those chiller evenings, guests can gather around the fire to enjoy snacks and drinks of their choice.

Master Bathroom's Walk-In Shower Connected to Outdoors

A large sliding door opens the master bathroom into the outdoors, creating a serene place to relax and unwind after a rejuvenating shower.

Stunning Outdoor Kitchen

With plenty of seating and space, there's no wonder this back patio features an outdoor kitchen as well. Guests can enjoy their meal (and the views) right by the fireplace.

Cozy Master Bedroom With Fireplace and Exposed Beam Ceiling

Spacious, yet cozy, the master bedroom offers a relaxing sitting area for watching TV and a lovely stone fireplace to keep the room nice and toasty in the cooler months.

Open, Contemporary Living Room With Stone Walls

The incredibly spacious living room that connects to the back patio features beautiful stone walls throughout and a warm wood ceiling with darker wood beams across.

Inviting Patio With Fireplace

A cozy sitting area for four centers around the fireplace to create an inviting place for after dinner drinks and conversation.

Flagstone Pathway Leads to Home's Entry

As a creative conduit for the homeowners' ideas, Tor Barstad created a one-of-a-kind hillside hideaway that mixes Old World Architecture with contemporary style. With almost 9,000 square feet, this home's use of organic colors and rustic finishes connect the space with the desert surroundings.

Breathtaking View From Infinity Pool and Spa

With a view like this, you may never want to go inside. As far as the eye can see, a beautiful view of the desert is put on full display from the back patio, which also features an infinity edge pool and spa.

Stunning Master Bathroom With His and Her Vanities

A tall ceiling and clerestory windows create a luxe feel in this master bathroom design. His and her vanities on either side of the soaking tub feature ample counter space for getting ready.

Expansive Patio With Outdoor Kitchen and Fireplace

Separate, more intimate sitting areas on the back patio help fill the large outdoor space without making it feel cluttered.