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Driving to the heart of Scottsdale takes about 10 minutes; downtown Phoenix is ​​20 minutes away.

Cut: 2,831 square feet

Price per square foot: $881

Inside: From the street, a short brick-lined path crosses the front yard, leading to the entrance. Behind the door is a vestibule with a built-in bench and white wainscoting.

Hardwood floors continue from this space into an open living space with high ceilings, exposed beams, a fireplace, built-in wardrobes and large windows overlooking the backyard. The dining room is at the front of this space, with glass doors that open onto a small front patio. The kitchen opens to the dining room, featuring white tiled walls, stainless steel appliances and a pantry with additional storage and a dedicated wine fridge.

Also in this part of the house is a guest bedroom currently used as a home office, with a window to the street and a built-in desk; a sunny laundry room; and a full bathroom.

The bedroom wing is off a hallway extending from the living room. The master suite, at the end of the hallway, has hardwood floors, white paneled walls and a farmhouse-style door that opens to a bathroom with marble floors, a clawfoot tub and a shower glazed with a tiled bench. Two guest bedrooms off the hall have carpeted floors and ceiling fans; they share a full bathroom with a double sink and a walk-in shower.

Outdoor space: Sliding glass doors in the living room open onto a covered back patio with an outdoor kitchen, built-in BBQ and dedicated dining area framed with flowering plants along the walls. Another patio, at the back of the courtyard, is anchored by a brick fireplace with a raised brick hearth. Around the corner is a hot tub. The attached garage holds two cars.

Taxes: $16,968 (estimated)

Contact: Kelly Knapp, HomeSmart, 602-882-1332; homemart.com

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