Southwestern Style

  • Fire Pot: Perfect for Small Gatherings at Il Segreto, Phoenix, AZ

    Warm up on cool desert nights around this clay-pot fire pit.   See the Image

  • Tranquil Walking Path

    Published 02/18/13 in Houses
    Tranquil walking path at Il Segreto in Phoenix

    A stone trail, flanked by decorative urns, leads to a private entrance at a spectacular desert retreat.   See the Image

  • Step Inside Il Segreto

    Published 02/18/13 in Houses
    The front door at the luxury desert residence, Il Segreto

    In addition to the home's stunning main entrance, the "secret" compound offers four master suites (three in the main house, one in the matching carriage house), each with its own private…   See the Image

  • Dining room with Western decor at Il Segreto in Phoenix, AZ

    With tufted leather arm chairs, beautifully inlaid tile floors and a candle chandelier, this dining room is made for lingering over meals long into the night.   See the Image

  • Walk-In Closet For Two

    Published 02/18/13
    Walk-In Closet for Two at Il Segreto, Phoenix, AZ

    With this closet's island-style chest of drawers, acres of Saltillo tile and huge wooden shelves, there's plenty of room to get ready for a night out.   See the Image

  • Bocce Court: Let's Play

    Published 02/18/13
    Bocce Court at Il Segreto, Phoenix, AZ

    Spread over two fully landscaped acres, this desert retreat is sprinkled with several inviting outdoor living areas, including the bocce court.   See the Image

  • Desert-Inspired Master Retreat

    Published 02/18/13
    Desert-Inspired Master Retreat at Il Segreto, Phoenix, AZ

    Inspired by the color of the adobe walls, this soothing master suite features a Mexican-style armoire and custom headboard.   See the Image

  • Master Bathroom in Pale Neutrals at Il Segreto, Phoenix, AZ

    You may never want to leave this bathroom, with its luxurious soaking tub, stone trough sink and cozy sitting area.   See the Image

  • Home Exterior: Austin, Tex.

    Despite its dramatic transformation, hints of the home’s past remain intact: A border of old-fashioned fire hydrants tops off the walls of the kitchen, while the boot-shaped Capitol Saddlery sign…   See the Image

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