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Just Listed: Yes, You Can Have a 3 Car Garage in McCormick Ranch!

Just Listed: Yes, You Can Have a 3 Car Garage in McCormick Ranch!

Welcome to beautiful McCormick Ranch in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona!

Revered for its lakes, miles of multi-use paths, restaurants, golf, public parks, top rated schools, greenbelts, and housing architecture that has stood the test of time, McCormick Ranch remains a highly sought-after community four decades after its original inception. With all that Scottsdale’s first, and arguably greatest, planned community has to offer today’s home buyer, there is something that typically must be sacrificed to live here: a third car bay.

You just don’t see as many three car garages here as you do in newer developments. While many accept that limitation as a small price to pay for all of the perks of home ownership that come with this centrally located community, some just are not willing to compromise and are forced to look elsewhere, much to their regret.

For those of you who wish to enjoy the McCormick Ranch lifestyle, but must have that third car bay, you are in luck … if you hurry.

Just listed, the beautiful Spanish home at 8401 N. 86th Way is that rarest of things: a remodeled McCormick Ranch home with great room architecture, soaring vaulted ceilings, swimming pool & spa, large 1/3 acre lot and … drumroll, please … a three car garage!

Far from just an extra parking space, this gem includes Brazilian teak wood and travertine stone flooring, remodeled kitchen with refinished cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances, remodeled baths with tumbled stone (snail shower in master), vessel sinks, marble counters, new fixtures, new roof and A/C, plantation shutters, and much, much more.

I could drone on, but as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Feast your eyes on eighteen thousand more.

Keep reading for a complete list of property details or click to learn more about McCormick Ranch.

Contact Paul Slaybaugh at (480) 220-2337 to view this unique property today.

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407 E. Fillmore St, Tempe, AZ 85281

407 E. Fillmore St, Tempe, AZ 85281


Looking for a first time home, investment property, place to park the ASU student(s) in your life, or just an all around great little starter home in North Tempe? This little 3/2 single family gem is just the ticket! With all the heavy lifting done (newer roof, A/C, kitchen, baths, windows, flooring, etc), the only thing missing … is you!

407 E. Fillmore St    Fillmore Kitchen

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Check out the full property details below, then contact me today to schedule a viewing.

Oh, and you’ll want to bring your checkbook. Trust me. 


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Not Just McCormick Ranch … The ISLAND at McCormick Ranch

Heron in Lake Margherite of McCormick RanchYou circled McCormick Ranch on your home search map with a bright red sharpie. One stroll through the greenbelt past the parks, lakes, restaurants, and award-winning schools was enough to convince you that this … this … was the Scottsdale you were after.

Perhaps you even took note of the few subdivisions that line the shores of Lake Margherite, the crown jewel of this desert oasis.

Private Boat Dock on the Island at McCormick RanchCould you just imagine the charmed lives of those fortunate home owners? Of course you could. You’ve cast an envious eye at the content residents who enjoy their morning coffee as they walk their dogs along the banks of the lake. You’ve marveled at the easy smiles and languid pace that fly in the face of the uptight, go-go world that exists beyond these grassy confines.

If only you could afford it.

Guess what? You can.

8210 E. Del Claro at the Island in McCormick RanchTucked within the coveted Island at McCormick Ranch subdivision, the dazzling home at 8210 E. Del Claro is nothing short of a revelation. Within a leisurely stroll of the lake, but without the lakefront pricing, this exquisitely remodeled contemporary features 4 bedrooms plus a den, 3 baths, private swimming pool, and that rarest of McCormick Ranch birds … an honest to goodness three car garage.

The upgrades … where to begin? Travertine flooring greets you at the front courtyard, and follows you inside the home.

Modern kitchen at 8210 E Del ClaroAnd the kitchen. Ah, the kitchen.  Completely overhauled with new high gloss white cabinets, quartz counter tops, stainless steel Bosch oven and microwave, stainless steel LG refrigerator, Bosch cooktop, and Energy Star LG dishwasher, this kitchen represents modern living at its finest.

Master shower at 8210 E. Del ClaroNot to be outshone, the redesigned master bathroom commands attention with its new oversized tub and spacious walk-in shower. Bathrooms 2 & 3 are certainly no slouches either with their own custom touches. All finishes, from the stone surrounds to the plumbing fixtures and cabinet hardware were painstakingly selected by homeowners who cut no corners and spared no expense in bringing their vision to life.

swimming poolThe generous-sized swimming pool was upgraded in 2012 with a pebble surface, travertine paver surrounds, removable child fencing, Intellichlor salt system, new Pentair cartridge filter, and a new 5 speed variable Pentair Intelliflo pump.

The owners weren’t done in the backyard. They also built new shade covers on two rear patios, overhauled the landscaping (including sprinkler lines), and more.backyard

This was not a property that was intended for sale. This was a labor of love, as evidenced by the structural improvements that accompanied the cosmetic enhancements.

All rooms wired with network and coax outlets? Check.

Living room wired for surround sound? Check.

All new bathroom plumbing complete with recirculating hot water lines? Check.

Whole house Pelican PSE 2000 water treatment and softener system installed? Check.

New foam roof (2011)? Check.

Seriously, who replaces ALL of the wiring in their home and upgrades to a 40 breaker service panel? These folks do.

20120101_31This property is a rare gem, and do you know who deserves the privilege of calling it home?

You do.

Contact us today at (480) 220-2337 for a private viewing.

Ray & Paul Slaybaugh

Realty Executives

Your McCormick Ranch Experts


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4128 E. Hancock Dr: Remodeled and Ready for You!

4128 E. Hancock Dr: Remodeled and Ready for You!

There are remodels and there are REMODELS. This exquisite home stands out in the sea of haphazard remodels and cheap investor fix and flips that dominate the Scottsdale and Phoenix Real Estate market at present.

Located in the highly coveted Sequoya / Cocopah / Chaparral school district trio, this property features over 2200 square feet of remodeled excellence. Complimenting the mid 1990s architecture (rare newer home in this location), recent renovations include a complete kitchen overhaul. Highly upgraded level 4 slab granite counters and tumbled stone backsplash with granite in-lays top the warm, furniture-grade cabinetry. Whether you are a culinary novice or an accomplished Iron Chef, the new stainless steel Kitchenaid appliances are an absolute delight. As to the generous kitchen island, the term “continent” might be more appropriate. Featuring additional storage, breakfast bar and built-in wine rack, this is a work of carpentry art.

Much as you’ll want to linger in your new kitchen to savor every dining experience, you’ll eventually be drawn away by the allure of additional surprises. The sumptuous master bathroom is nothing short of a revelation. Featuring the same furniture grade cabinetry and slab granite counter tops that make the kitchen so appealing, the master bath includes a walk-in shower with dual showerheads. In need of a little rest and relaxation? There is no better place to unwind than in the new deep soaking tub. Forget about the day’s stresses until you reluctantly emerge to rejoin the land of the living.

Rounding out the master suite is a generous walk-in closet, and new French doors that lead directly to the backyard.

Of course, you need not travel far to find additional upgrades, for you are greeted with beautiful 20″ porcelain tile and new extra-tall baseboards as soon as you step through the front door. Along with new plantation shutters, ceiling fans and light fixtures, these features stretch throughout the home. Even the guest bath and laundry room have been overhauled with the same upgraded cabinetry and granite that we encountered in the kitchen and master bath. In short, nothing has been left undone.

As you might suspect from the amazing attention to detail, this unique home was painstakingly transformed by the current owners over the course of nine months to serve as their ultimate sanctuary. This was not to be a fix and flip, plans have simply changed.

The flexible floor plan includes two bedroom plus a den (could easily be converted to a third bedroom if desired), and an open great room concept. This is low maintenance living as the homeowner’s association is responsible for front lawn maintenance. The small patch of grass in the rear yard offers an inviting, manageable retreat. Suitable for permanent and seasonal living alike, the property is well-matched to the needs of a wide range of buyers. Whether you are searching for a home in the most coveted school district in the state or you are in the market for lock-and-leave vacation living, 4128 E. Hancock Drive can accommodate you.

There are many more upgrades than I can possibly list here, but I would be remiss not to mention the stacked slate stone (gas) fireplace in the family room, new French doors in the breakfast area, surround sound, security system and all new interior paint. You simply must view this property in person to fully appreciate all that it has to offer.

Offered for sale at $400,000.

Call Paul Slaybaugh with Realty Executives to arrange your private viewing today.

(480) 220-2337


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Steps from the Walking Path in McCormick Ranch!

Steps from the Walking Path in McCormick Ranch!

House after house you visit. This one too big, that one too small. This one with a funky added “bonus” room, that one with a host of dubious “updates”.

Just when you are ready to give up the hunt, the skies part, and the perfect home appears on the market horizon like Odysseus finally returning to port.

And it sells in like two minutes … before you even get a chance to see it.

Don’t let it happen again!

Situated in the coveted Estate Los Arboles subdivision of McCormick Ranch, this nearly 3200 square foot Camelot home offers the perfect palate for your vivid cosmetic ideas.


Structurally sound with great “bones”, this Embassy model includes all of the architectural features that you have been struggling to find in McCormick Ranch: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 3100+ sq ft, elevated ceilings, large island kitchen, large walk-in pantry, recessed lighting, new(er) kitchen appliances, wet bar, fireplace, natural light-providing atrium, master suite with sitting area, large guest bedrooms, heated pool & spa, and more.

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Some of the cosmetics are in need of updating, and the seller has carved out some room in the listing price for you to bring your own ideas. Why pay for someone else’s remodeling when you can pick exactly what you want?

Don’t mistake this opportunity to add your own finishing touches for a distressed home, however. The owner has taken exceptional care of the property, adding a new roof in 2010, re-plastering the pool, replacing the hot water heater, and performing other needed maintenance over the years.


The heavy lifting has been done. All that is left for you to tackle is the fun stuff!

Located mere steps from the famed McCormick Ranch greenbelt, all of the amenities of McCormick Ranch are readily accessible and walkable. With the Paseo Village Shopping Center within minutes on foot in one direction (McDonalds, LA Fitness, Sumits Yoga, Lock Stock & Bagel, Walgreens, etc), and Comanche Park immediately next door to the subdivision in the other direction, there is no shortage of choices for the day’s agenda.

McCormick Ranch Walking Path  Tennis Court at Comanche Park

Comanche Park in McCormick Ranch  Paseo Village Shopping Center in McCormick Ranch

It’s up to you just how leisurely or productive you want to be.

Come see what McCormick Ranch living is all about. Contact Paul Slaybaugh today for a viewing of your new home and community. And be quick about it. Opportunities like this do not come often, and do not stay late.

*Foot-draggers need not apply.

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