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Life at Eldorado on 1st

Life at Eldorado on 1st

Welcome to Life at Eldorado on 1st

Are you a romantic? Executive type? Or are relaxing weekends more your speed? No matter who you are, you’ll love what this luxury townhome building and its surrounding neighborhood has to offer. Eldorado on 1st is a high-end, modern collection of boutique townhomes located in the heart of old town Scottsdale. This blog post, updated weekly, highlights 7 lifestyles that will love all the building has to offer.

Check out the current unit for sale at Eldorado on 1st: CLICK HERE.

1. For the Fitness Guru

The Valley Ho Gym & Spa

A two minute walk from Eldorado on 1st will get you to Hotel Valley Ho, featuring a top of the line gym and spa. Enjoy a fresh-air workout overlooking the sparkling pool, practice yoga in the movement studio, or take advantage of their many skilled trainers. For more adventure, hike the iconic Camelback Mountain with their trained guides for the best views of the Valley.

The fitness center is open 24 hours to fit anyone’s schedule, and comes outfitted with free weights, high-tech circuit machines, private TVs, yoga classes offered in the movement studio, and more. The men’s and women’s lounges each feature a dry sauna for a perfect end to your workout session.

*The developer of Eldorado on 1st has partnered with the Valley Ho to offer the finest amenities to new homeowners, including: access to the gym, pool, sauna, and weekly discounts to the spa.

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Arcadia Farms for Healthy Eats (5 minute walk)

Arcadia Farms is a boutique café, offering signature omelets for breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, fresh organic salads, seasonal specialty entrées, fine wines and delectable pastries.

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Canal-sthenics (3 minute walk)

Enjoy the beautiful glassy waters and mountain views on a morning jog, brisk walk, or a bike ride along the Arizona canal trail, just a 8 minute walk away or 2 minutes by bike from Eldorado on 1st.




2. For the Executive

Sip Coffee & Beer

Sip Coffee & Beer House is about bringing the small town feel to Downtown Scottsdale. They offer an eclectic space for their patrons to catch up on emails, visit with friends, or experience local music performances – all while sipping great coffee. They intentionally aim to use as many local products as possible to provide high end coffee and craft beers, and feature some of the best community events in town in their warm, rustic environment. Just a 3-minute bike ride away, Sip is truly a great place for the Executive Type to start their work day, meet with clients, or plug away at their daily tasks while enjoying the amenities and service Sip is known for.

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Dive Into Your Mornings (1 minute walk)

One of the best ways to prime your mind for a productive day is by exercising your body first. Why not wake up and get your day started with a morning lap in the pool? Eldorado on 1st’s community pool is a perfect pairing with the warm Arizona sun.



Keep It Fresh

After a length of time, even the nicest offices can become a bit stuffy. At Eldorado on 1st, you need not sacrifice your comfort for productivity. If you need a change of scenery after plugging away in your luxury home office, just walk out to one of the many outdoor patios to enjoy some fresh air and get back to your grind without skipping a beat.


3. For the Romantic

Movie Night in the Media Room

Gone are the days of standing in line at the theater to pay for overpriced candies and drinks – going to the theater is for the birds. Having a movie night in your own media room is for the love birds. At Eldorado on 1st, you can enjoy your own cinematic experience in the luxurious comfort and privacy of your own home. Equipped with surround sound as well as superior sound isolation, there is no need to sacrifice the best parts of attending the theater. Skip the popcorn, candies, and sodas for a more romantic choice like a charcuterie board, chocolate covered strawberries, and a bottle of wine from your Gaggenau 70-bottle wine fridge. After the movie, simply step out onto your private balcony to continue your night under the stars.


Fine Dining… Right at Home.

Looking for a unique date night? Hire a personal chef to experience an intimate couples tasting or sit-down dinner in the comfort and privacy of your home. Enjoy your custom Bulthaup European kitchen with fully integrated Gaggenau appliances, elegant quartz and marble counters, and white oak hardwood that even your hired chef will love.


Experience The House Brasserie (3 minute walk)

Built in 1939 by the Mowry family, The House Brasserie evokes a bygone era of old-world charm.  The House offers an eclectic menu of upscale Modern American cuisine with a French influence in a charming setting with exceptional service. Dine under Scottsdale’s oldest pine planted in 1943, or soak in the Victorian inspired ambiance in the opulent dining room. Perfect for a romantic dinner.

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4. For the Entertainer

Rooftop Patio

Arizona is notorious for its many sunny days, beautiful mountains, and incredible painted sunsets. Combining this with having your own private, shaded roof-top patio to enjoy – and you have the perfect recipe for an entertainer’s dream. Your guests will be enamored as they survey the breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain at sunset, all while surrounded by good company. Comfort meets sophistication with your own built-in outdoor kitchen, which means endless possibilities for you and your guests. Perfect for any size party and occasion under the sun, with a rooftop patio like this in such a prime location, Eldorado on 1st offers a rebirth of desert elegance that any entertainer (and their guests) will surely delight in.


“Elevate” Your Life

With so many levels of your luxury townhome to enjoy, your private elevator offers both you and your guests seamless transportation throughout your home. The simplicity of moving from one room to the next means guests can mingle freely with everyone throughout the evening. The ease of traveling between floors is also quite enjoyable even on an entertainer’s night off.


Open Concept

At Eldorado on 1st, need not sacrifice functionality for modernity. The open concept design means you can keep the conversation going as you replenish your guests’ refreshments while they relax in the spacious family room. The beautiful floor-to-ceiling glass panels and easy access to the patio offers even more of an open feel for your guests.


5. For the ConnoisseurScottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art: SMoCA

A 12 minute walk from Eldorado on 1st will take you to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), a leader in the arts, presenting innovative exhibitions and educational programs. Designed by award-winning architect Will Bruder, SMoCA has four galleries for showcasing rotating exhibitions and works from the Museum’s growing permanent collection, along with a fifth multi-use gallery space called SMoCA Lounge. Always on view is a Skyspace by Arizona-based artist James Turrell—who is heralded internationally as one of the most significant artists of our time. SMoCA engages with emerging and established artists from around the world and from our own community, resulting in a lively community space that is a laboratory for creative thinking and new ideas. The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art champions creativity, innovation and the vitality of the visual arts, and provides a memorable experience of art, architecture and design by exploring new curatorial approaches and by highlighting cultural context. https://smoca.org/


Latin Inspired Cuisine – Bandera (9 minute walk)

Located in the heart of charming Old Town Scottsdale, at Bandera you’ll find a high-end neighborhood restaurant where you can enjoy the exciting theater of a kitchen in the round. As you approach, their outdoor rotisserie will greet you with aromas of roasting chickens and their wine and delicious margaritas pair perfectly with all meals.


Go West, Young Man! – Scottsdale Museum of the West (6 minute walk)

SMoW offers high-quality exhibitions addressing regional history, particularly as reflected by the arts and the dynamic cultural exchanges that have marked the transition of the Old West into the New West. Come-and-go same-day admission allows guests to get a bite to eat and return later to experience more. SMoW features permanent and rotating exhibitions, which keeps the experience fresh for returning guests.

In recent news, Scottsdale City Council approved plans for a $300M Museum Square project that some people are calling “historic.” Click here to read more.


6. For the Weekender

Olive & Ivy

Bask in the sun over Scottsdale while enjoying a fantastic meal and good old fashioned people watching at Olive & Ivy’s beautiful patio, just a 14 minute walk or 3 minute bike ride away. Inspired by timeless elegance, Olive & Ivy is a Mediterranean restaurant that offers you a quiet escape from the ordinary. Rich in flavor, their menu will transport you to the warm, relaxing French Riviera with seafood dishes like sea scallops and shareable plates like lamb meatballs in a warm pita. Sip a warm cup of coffee as you savor a freshly baked pastry at their beautiful Marketplace. Enjoy an occasion worth sharing like a sunlit lunch on the patio with friends, a quiet dinner for two, or a lively happy hour full of laughter. Their extensive variety of signature cocktails, craft beers, bold reds, refreshing whites, and celebratory bubblies are sure to provide you with the perfect glass to toast the day, toast the night, and toast this grand life.

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Shop ’til You Drop! – Scottsdale Fashion Square (8 minute bike ride)

Scottsdale Fashion Square is one of the premier shopping destinations in the country with more than 200 shops and restaurants to indulge in. Their recent renovation refined the luxury experience, which also included new restaurant offerings that elevate the shopper experience, making it the perfect place to spend a weekend afternoon.

Have concierge help you plan the perfect visit: Click here.


You Can’t Spell “Weekend” Without the W – The Hotel W Scottsdale (5 minute drive)

Voted “Best Lounge in the Valley,” savor a libation from the W’s extensive list of signature cocktails or VIP bottle service while enjoying live music. While there, treat yourself to a dazzling array of sushi at the award-winning restaurant, Sushi Roku. Or, cool off at the W’s stylish rooftop pool scene with underwater lighting & music. All in the heart of Downtown Scottsdale’s robust night life.

Plan your weekend at the W: Click here.


7. Summary

Highlight Reel

Over the past six weeks, we have highlighted all the ways Eldorado on 1st can offer the fullest experience to any person, and any lifestyle. From the Fitness Guru to the Connoisseur, there are a plethora of options in iconic Old Town Scottsdale to experience that will cater to any occasion, season, or way of living. With incredible amenities at home and a lively community to reside in, this luxury townhome is ready to make anyone’s dream come true. While we touched on quite a few of the best highlights that Eldorado on 1st provides each personality, this was merely just a fraction of what this lively community, as well as the luxury townhome itself, has to offer. So while this summary will highlight even more features, I invite you to watch the video above and contact me to experience a more tangible taste of life at Eldorado on 1st.


It’s Good to Be Flexible

With two expansive levels of living space totaling in over 3,000 square feet, situated over a private two car garage, multiple balconies, a private roof top patio, and personal elevator – the possibilities are endless. Built with the creative consumer in mind, Eldorado on 1st delivers profound design and luxury for those who crave the creative life. No matter the flare you add to each space, the meticulously designed floor plan allows you to indulge in a new paradigm of urban living.


Go Big, Go Boutique.

The incredible cutting-edge design you will find at this luxury townhome is not just limited to the interior. Eldorado on 1st stands out exceedingly above the rest as the most elegant & sophisticated boutique building in Old Town Scottsdale. Designed by architect Will Bruder, the impressive concrete, steel and glass building provides exceptional penthouse-style living through design materiality and functionality, offering modern & stylish living from the inside out – all in the perfect urban setting.


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Mike D'Elena

Mike handles the representation of both sellers and buyers, specializing in dual transactions (buying & selling simultaneously), investment properties, and the sale of unique properties. Primary areas of focus include: Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale, and Ahwatukee. He’s also very knowledgeable of Arcadia, Paradise Valley, and downtown/central Phoenix areas. Mike’s mission is to provide an unparalleled, client-centered experience by conducting the home buying and selling process with enthusiasm, sincerity, and professionalism. Communication is the most important component of any business and to that end, his clients are always “in the know” during their real estate transaction. Mike and his team are responsive and do their best to always be available to their clients. They’re passionate about helping people accomplish their real estate goals and exceeding their expectations. As an investor himself, Mike first got into real estate in 2011. With rates and property values low, he saw an opportunity to make a healthy profit with rental properties. Within a year, the passion for investing quickly turned into a full time business. As his knowledge grew, so did his opportunities as he was asked to train all the incoming agents for his brokerage after only being in the business a year and a half. In December of 2016, he joined the fastest growing agency in town, North&Co., to help expand their southeast valley presence.

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