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Hit a grand slam with these luxurious homes for sports lovers

These homes include incredible sports and fitness amenities perfect for professional athletes and weekend recreational warriors alike.

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty presents the perfect homes for sports lovers that are suited for athletes and sports aficionados alike because of their sports and fitness amenities. These homes include incredible sports and fitness amenities perfect for professional athletes and weekend recreational warriors alike.

First there is 6670 N. Casas Adobes Road in Tucson. Represented by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Thalia Kyriakis and offered for sale for $2,895,000, this six-bedroom eight-bathroom home is a one-of-a-kind residence, nestled on a sprawling private compound, offering a haven of exclusive amenities within its 8,047 square feet of space. The privately gated estate, located in the renowned neighborhood of Casas Adobes, boasts artisanal mastery with all of the trappings and conveniences of modern luxury, but it stands out most for its recreational offerings. An array of facilities await for those who are physically active: a state-of-the-art indoor racquetball court and pickle ball conversion kit, basketball court, heated saltwater pool with aqueducts, indoor heated and jetted endless pool and a commercial-grade fitness center.

Next there’s 8441 E. Gary Road in Scottsdale, listed for $7,995,000 by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Laura Briggs. At 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, this gated new construction estate in the heart of Scottsdale features a 6,261 house, oversized RV garage, man cave and 5-car garage. It comes on a space over an acre large and makes entertaining easy with its lavish pool, splash pad, built-in barbecue, covered patios, view deck and sport court. After playing a few matches on the court you can enjoy the multiple covered outdoor patios with fireplaces, the 1,000-square-foot view deck with bar and custom outdoor kitchen with bar seating. Your guests can spend the night in the 1,200-square-foot guest house that is private and detached from the main house with a separate gate entrance, and a garage that fits 13 cars as-is and up to 20 with lifts.

The home at 18802 N. 97th Place in Scottsdale is a recreational dream. Listed for $12,500,000 by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Kathleen Benoit, this 8-bedroom, 8.5-bathroom masterpiece of modern Mediterranean elegance is in the prestigious Arcadia Silverleaf enclave. Spanning over 12,000 square feet, the main level is an entertainer's delight, with the great room overlooking the expansive resort patio and the mesmerizing southwest skies. Ascending to the second level, you will discover a junior suite and lounge, a separate study area, a bonus TV lounge, three additional ensuite king guest rooms and a dedicated Peloton room, catering to an active and health-conscious lifestyle. However, it’s the lower level that stands out as a haven of recreation, housing a family/game room, bar area and an innovative 8-bed "bunk" room. Unparalleled in its versatility, a large area can be developed into a comprehensive workout room, golf simulator, theater or a multi-sport court, promising year-round entertainment and fitness opportunities.

The home at 10947 E. Wingspan Way in Scottsdale is truly something special. Nestled in the prestigious Upper Canyon of Silverleaf, this magnificent 14,341-square-foot palace is nestled on 2.22 acres, features seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and is a testament to luxury living. Listed for $14,500,000 by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Catherine Lewis, it boasts breathtaking views of the McDowell Mountains and sweeping vistas of the Valley. The main level offers a variety of entertainment spaces, both formal and informal, including a private office, a luxurious master retreat to the west, and three additional ensuite bedrooms to the east. It features a bonus room/study that is the perfect place to rest and watch the game or which could be turned into a generous workout/Peloton room or third closet. Ascend one of the three staircases to discover the home's entertainment hub, featuring a secondary bar/billiards room with stunning views, a private theater with a balcony, and the seventh ensuite bedroom, offering a kitchenette and separate entrance bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and is a testament to luxury living.

Then there is the magnificent property at 10040 E. Happy Valley Road, Unit 1, in Scottsdale. Lorraine Funk is the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent for this property, which is listed for $8,000,000. Covering an expansive 13,175 square feet with 7 bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms, this extraordinary estate is nestled on a sprawling 2.6-acre private cul-de-sac homesite and boasts a full-sized kitchen, a massive wet bar, four wall-mounted TVs and game room. What really makes it stand out is an outdoor living space unlike any other, featuring an expansive heated pool, spa, three gas fire pits, two waterfalls, misters under the ramada for added comfort, a water slide, custom outdoor kitchen and a swim-up bar. Perhaps the most impressive aspect is how it is custom-made for the budding Olympic gymnastics hopeful in your life; it features a huge, conditioned gymnastics space, complete with a trampoline, tumble track, and foam pit, and complemented by a convenient full bathroom.

Next is 8822 E. Chino Dr. in Scottsdale, which is listed for $7,000,000 by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Joanna Wilkins. This elegant north Scottsdale estate is perfectly situated on 1.5-acres and exemplifies resort-style living with complete privacy and exquisite McDowell Mountain views from its 5,565 square feet of space. Entertaining in this home is a delight with the 20-foot panoramic sliding glass doors leading to the exquisite white limestone patios, a resort-style pool and a spa with a backdrop of McDowell Mountain views. For the recreational enthusiasts, how about a game of pickleball? This features its very own flood-lit sports court and its own private putting green to practice your putting skills. It truly is a one-of-a-kind luxurious resort. No detail or expense was withheld on this superior one-of-a-kind remodel.

Next there is 8635 N. Tatum Blvd. in Paradise Valley. Listed by Agent Michel Edery for $4,000,000, this breathtaking Paradise Valley retreat has been meticulously transformed into a modern sanctuary, epitomizing the essence of contemporary elegance. Covering 4,817 square feet, it boasts a newly added heated pool, spa and a pristine white travertine deck, creating a picturesque oasis perfect for entertaining. It boasts meticulously landscaped surroundings, which include a barbecue area, hardscaping, in-ground trampoline, cornhole, bocce ball, putting green and an outdoor gym, ensuring endless possibilities for recreation and relaxation. You can then ascend to the 360-degree view deck which offers a panorama of the surrounding beauty; a true entertainer's paradise that sets this home apart.

Lastly, we head to Mesa for 2539 N. Whiting St. Listed for $2,630,000 by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Christine Anthony, this five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom, 6,868-square-foot home has the ultimate resort-style backyard is made for entertaining with a stunning 25-person gas firepit, a 50,000-plus gallon diving pool with waterslide, grotto and spa, a lighted sport court, children's play area, putting green, and ramada with an outdoor kitchen and a private pool bath. An expansive rear slab through the breezeway has room for additional parking, boats, toys and room to build an RV garage. The basement game/media room offers a treasure trove of fun: from the fully equipped entertainment wall to the wet bar for cold drinks and snacks to a space created just for toys or any collection your heart desires. For the car and toy lovers, three separate garages offer five indoor parking spaces plus a generous amount of additional slab parking, enough for 10-plus cars, and enough space is found to build a separate RV garage if desired.