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Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker buys Paradise Valley estate for $4.73M

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Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker purchased a luxury estate in Paradise Valley’s Club Estates community.

The home ranks among this week’s priciest home sale in metro Phoenix. 


Baker’s new home sits on one acre with views of Camelback Mountain and features a large upstairs patio and a resort-style pool.

Baker signed a four-year contract extension with the Cardinals in August. He was named the NFC’s defensive player of the month for October.

The 7,492 square-foot contemporary-style mansion was built in 2016 and has a private courtyard, a home theater and a six-car garage. The home comes with vaulted brick barrel ceilings, limestone-surrounded fireplaces and a stone wine cellar that holds 1,000 bottles.

Eric Weinbrenner sold the home through a trust.


Joseph and Karen Reale of Hingham, Massachusetts purchased a hillside lot estate in Paradise Valley’s Clearwater Hills community.

The luxurious home features a split floor plan, stacked stone wall accents and grounds that include a negative edge pool and spa.

The 5,081-square-foot residence has five bedrooms and 5½ bathrooms.

Nan Corwin sold the home.



Frederick and Patricia Green of Brooksville, Maine paid cash for a Spanish-style estate with a front courtyard in Scottsdale’s Silverleaf at DC Ranch community.

The 4,274-square-foot home comes with a smart home system and a master’s suite that includes a bathroom with a steam shower and his-and-hers vanities. Grounds of the estate feature a pool, firepit and a separate guest house.

Pamela Moon sold the house. 


Kevin Reynolds and Marnye Summers of Bend, Oregon purchased a contemporary-style mansion in Scottsdale’s Saguaro Forest at Desert Mountain community.

The 6,434-square-foot home was built this year and has five bedrooms and six bathrooms.

Red Moon Homes Inc., an Arizona corporation, sold the 1.19-acre property.


Kevin and Dana Peters purchased an estate in Scottsdale’s Mirabel Club community.

The 5,806-square-foot house has four bedrooms and 4½ bathrooms.

The estate has views of the Mirabel golf course and includes a kitchen with a walk-in pantry, a home office and a covered outdoor living space.

LTG Partners III, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, sold the house.