Arizona home billed as world’s tallest family house back on the market for $1.5M
PHOENIX — This sure beats a tree house! A central Arizona house that has been billed as the tallest single-family home in the world is back on the market.
The Falcon’s Nest looms 124 feet at its highest point above the Prescott Valley, just shy of a two-hour drive from the Phoenix area. It can be yours for the cool price of $1.5 million, according to home listing site Zillow.
The three-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built on Thumb Butte in 1994 and sits on slightly more than an acre of land. It boasts 6,200 square feet of living space in its 10 stories.
Numerous Arizona mountains, such as Humphrey’s Peak and Four Peaks, are visible out of the home’s many windows.
A hydraulic elevator takes occupants and visitors from floor to floor.
The home’s primary living space is the 2,000-square-foot solarium. That floor has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a great room.
The Falcon’s Nest uses passive solar technologies and other alternative power, heating and cooling solutions to minimize its environmental impact.
If the price tag is a bit much for a single family to swallow, the home can be repurposed as an educational facility — the listing even suggests pairing with nearby Yavapai Community or Prescott colleges — a ranger station, a bed and breakfast, an office building or an event venue.
The listing shows the home was put up for sale in 2015 for $2.8 million, but never sold. It was pulled off the market last month and relisted by a different real estate firm.
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