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Delight in the Details: Insight from a Luxury Home Designer.

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Get a Behind the Scenes look at the ways Camelot Homes helps you design your dream home The Camelot Design Studio has turned the visions of creative homeowners into the most stunning living spaces in the Valley. Our team of specialized designers are equipped with extensive knowledge about your community. Each home is created with […]

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National BBQ Month Is The Perfect Time To Style The Outdoor Space Of Your Camelot Home

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Outdoor living is a popular trend that allows the indoor and outdoor spaces of your home to flow together seamlessly. When you embrace your outdoor spaces as if they were an extension of your indoor living spaces, you will create an oasis perfect for entertaining and relaxing. Camelot Homes designs their custom luxury homes with […]

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The Future of Indoor Home Entertainment

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At Camelot Homes, we strive to make your luxury home the perfect place to relax year-round. In the fall and winter, residents in our communities can enjoy the beauty of the outdoors while grilling steaks in their outdoor kitchens, taking a dip in a sparkling infinity pool or hiking a nearby trail. Come summer, when […]

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Top Five Tips to Organize Your Walk-in Closet

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Closet clutter happens in even the largest walk-ins. And sometimes, the larger the closet, the bigger the mess. At Camelot Homes we know you want your walk-in closet to have the same luxurious feel as the rest of your custom home. But this luxury should never be at the expense of functionality.

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How to Add Home Automation

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At Camelot Homes, we want homeowners to enjoy their luxury home and not get bogged down with daily chores. But in today’s hectic world, this can be challenging. That’s where home automation comes in, which is specifically designed to make your life simpler so you can enjoy the good things in life.

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5 Must-Haves in a Modern Luxury Kitchen

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Modern luxury houses, like those built by Camelot Homes, include innovative technology, high-end finishes and ample space that allow families to thoroughly enjoy the design and amenities of each room. Since the kitchen is the heart of most homes, it goes without saying that certain elements are required for optimal living. Here are five must-haves […]

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When is the Best Time to Build a Custom Home?

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Is there really a “best” time of year to build a new custom home? Not really. The best time depends on many different factors. No two home building projects are exactly alike because every single homeowner is unique. At Camelot Homes, we work to ensure your custom home is built to fit your personal needs […]

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Enjoy Unique Winter Activities in Arizona

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At Camelot Homes, we want residents to enjoy their luxury home and the unique winter activities Arizona has to offer. Although blankets of snowfall may not cover every region of our state, Arizona does offer a great variety of both traditional and distinct winter activities for residents and visitors, alike. From an Arabian horse show […]

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Finding a Luxury Home Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

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Finding a luxury home that is perfect for entertaining guests during the holidays and throughout the year is easy with Camelot Homes. Our beautifully-appointed luxury homes are designed to fit your lifestyle, from gourmet kitchens and spacious family rooms to beautiful outdoor living areas. But what are the must-haves for holiday entertaining in a luxury […]

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Discovering Bocara | Scottsdale Luxury Homes

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“To develop in taste, quality, and personality one is obliged to respect the past, accept the present, and look with enthusiasm toward the future,” noted the late Eleanor Stockstrom McMillen Brown, an interior design pioneer. At Camelot Homes, this philosophy encapsulates our custom luxury home building aesthetic. Our innovative designs juxtapose quality craftsmanship with forward-thinking […]

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Impacting Design with a Feature Wall | Custom Homes in Arizona

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Camelot Homes specializes in building magnificent custom homes in Arizona with expertise in design. If you would like to set your home apart from your neighbors, consider including a feature wall in selected rooms. A feature wall is a low-cost, high-impact way of enhancing the interior design while also drawing attention to a particular architectural […]

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A Snowbird’s Oasis | Custom Home Designs

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“Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities,” Frank Lloyd Wright famously quipped. But at Camelot Homes, we believe the two are not mutually exclusive, nor should they be. When it comes to custom home designs, luxury and necessity go hand-in-hand. For snowbirds soon flocking to Arizona, luxury living […]

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Fine Linens For Fine Homes

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When we think about fine homes, many luxuries may come to mind – intricate architectural detail, opulent chandeliers, high-quality custom furniture. One important feature that is often overlooked is one that could easily be the most luxurious of all – fine linens. We spend about one-third of our lives in bed. When you invest in […]

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Luxury Housing | School Ready

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Whether you’ve spent your summer in the comfort of your luxury housing or traveling the globe on vacation, it’s time once again to pick up the pencil and books. On August 8th, students in the Scottsdale Unified School District will be headed back to school. Are you prepared for your child’s first day of classes? […]

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Exclusive Properties | August Outings

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The Valley is home to many of the country’s most exclusive properties, which makes our local arts and entertainment scene one of the best around. As we head into August, there are dozens of exciting events to choose from that will surely make this summer one to remember. Ongoing Events Whether you’ve previously attended one […]

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Luxurious Homes | Entertaining Ideas

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Luxurious homes are a perfect setting for entertaining guests. From posh affairs to casual gatherings, a Camelot Home is always designed to fit your lifestyle needs, including indoor and outdoor spaces ideal for entertainment. For your next soirée, we have compiled a few ideas to ensure your event is one that is sure to impress […]

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Exclusive Properties | Building A Home Gym

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Working out at home can be a necessity when you have a busy lifestyle. Fortunately, for homeowners who live in exclusive properties built by Camelot Homes, there are plenty of options to build a home gym so you can work out whenever you like. So, where do you begin? If you’re committed to living a […]

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Lux Real Estate | Keeping Clutter-Free

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Living in a Camelot Home affords you all the benefits and comfort that lux real estate has to offer. However, if you have a tendency toward clutter, the pleasures of living in a beautifully appointed home can be greatly impacted. Fortunately, Camelot Homes are designed with multiple features to help you keep your home organized […]

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Fine Homes | Hot Air Ballooning

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Camelot Homes has had the privilege of building fine homes in Arizona for more than 45 years. We know that part of the luxury living experience is enjoying not only your home amenities but the exciting things to do and see in the Valley. Soaring Above Phoenix The perfect way to enjoy the unbelievable beauty […]

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Gardening Tips For Luxury Housing

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Luxury housing in Arizona provides many opportunities, including the option to plant an expansive vegetable garden in your spacious backyard. Growing a vegetable garden means having fresh vegetables just steps from your house, and not only will you know exactly where they came from, but homegrown produce just tastes better. Here in the Southwest, there […]

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Custom Luxury Homes | Southwestern Cooking

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One of the best things about moving to Arizona is discovering all of the amazing Southwestern Cuisine that graces the local food culture. With influences from Tex-Mex, New Mexican and Native American cooking, your culinary world will expand with amazing (and spicy) new recipes! With so many amazing regional delicacies, gourmet kitchens in custom luxury […]

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Exclusive Housing Developments | July 4th

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Camelot Homes is proud to build exclusive housing developments in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition to the scenic views and natural beauty, Scottsdale is home to upscale shopping, dining and entertainment that make living in this community so enjoyable. Scottsdale also has a reputation as a vibrant community that loves to have fun, and the 4th […]

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Julie’s Garden In Our Bocara Community

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Bocara is a Camelot Homes community that was built for discerning home buyers. Located in the heart of North Scottsdale, Bocara was designed to provide a special experience for our residents. With Bocara, you have that small neighborhood feel amid the luxury of impeccably crafted home designs. When visiting Bocara, you’ll find an intimate gated […]

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AZ Custom Homes | Luxurious Living

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There is no question that AZ custom homes from Camelot are designed with luxury in mind. With impeccably appointed features, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to the finer things in life. In addition to helping find the perfect location for AZ custom homes, we have also given considerable thought to where we […]

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New Residential Construction | The Beauty of Hiking

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If you’re looking for new residential construction, and have a zest for hiking and being outdoors, you’ll love our homes at Gold Mountain Preserve. Within this semi-custom community, you’ll find a variety of home choices with convenient access to hiking trails that offer great exercise and spectacular views. Gold Mountain Preserve Location Gold Mountain Preserve […]

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Family Friendly Custom Luxury Homes

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One of the great things about building custom luxury homes is that we get to help homeowners add special details to meet the precise needs of the entire family. There are many choices that can be made to make your home as unique as you are, and we are here to make it all happen. […]

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Exclusive Properties in Beautiful Scottsdale

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Scottsdale, Arizona boasts some of the most exclusive properties in the world. It seems that everyone wants to live here to enjoy the perfect Arizona lifestyle. Besides being home to wonderful museums, excellent shopping, and vibrant restaurants and nightlife, Scottsdale is also a safe and friendly place to live. Whether you are a family with […]

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Home Putting Greens | Dream Home Builder

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The wonderful, year-round sunshine and dry, humid climate attracts millions of golf enthusiasts to the Valley each year. And while the area boasts some of the most magnificent courses in the entire country, wouldn’t it be nice to have a home putting green to shave a few extra points off your handicap? Not only that, […]

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Adding a Home Gym to Your Custom House

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Fitness enthusiasts love being able to work out from home, and designing and building a custom house provides homeowners the unique ability to create the pinnacle of home gyms. Since there will likely be a number of family members who will be using the facility, today’s top designers are now focusing more on overall functionality […]

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Best Designs in Home Theaters | Fine Homes

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Many fine homes in the Valley include an elaborate home theater system filled with plush furnishings and utilizing state-of-the-art audio and visual technology. When designing these interior spaces, Camelot Homes believes that a home theater should offer much more than just a giant screen and a powerful audio system. They should be an artful mixture […]

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State-of-the-Art Sports Courts on Luxury Properties

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Not all luxury properties are alike. From the home design and landscaping to the swimming pool, Camelot Homes helps future homeowners of high-end real estate to design and build visionary properties loaded with luxury amenities. And for fitness enthusiasts, perhaps no dream home is complete without a state-of-the-art sports court. Whether your sport-of-choice is volleyball, […]

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Bringing People Together: Trent Hancock | Dream Home

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Trent Hancock grew up in the Camelot Homes office, spending time as a kid drawing on blueprints after school and watching new homeowners come in to talk about their dream home. “I originally wanted to be an architect and design my own homes,” he said. “It’s been a part of my life since I was […]

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Create a Cozy Valentine’s Day Escape Right in Your Luxury Home

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Whether you’re newlyweds or you’ve been married for decades, Valentine’s Day is something to celebrate. Take advantage of the amenities in your luxury home to create a romantic ambiance as you indulge in a special meal with your significant other. From the decor to the food and all of the extra romantic details, the evening […]

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Making Your Dream Home Become Reality | Luxury Homes

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Thanks to the world of smartphones and digital technology, millions of prospective owners of luxury homes are now conducting much of the market research that goes into designing the perfect dream house. In decades past, the homeowner would usually rely on the architect or general contractor to offer alternative solutions for many of the property’s […]

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Tips to Create a Cozy Guest Room

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With summer slowly winding down and fall temperatures inching their way into the forecast, ’tis the season to start planning. Don’t worry – we’re not talking about Christmas – let’s wait a bit longer for that. Thanksgiving and Halloween are coming as well, but we’ll leave those on the back burner for a while longer […]

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What’s the Difference?

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Have you ever seen or heard a reference to something in conversation or online or in a magazine and thought to yourself “so THAT’s what that is!” or “Really? I thought that was a ___.” So have we, so we thought we’d start a new series to help highlight a few of these “aha!” moments. […]

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Class(y) Rooms: Welcome the Kids Home from School in Style

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While children in other parts of the country may just now be heading off to summer camp, kids here in Arizona are facing the cold, hard truth…it’s Back to School time. It may seem early to some, but when the school year ends in mid- to late-May, an early return is inevitable. As we face […]

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Pet-Friendly Home Design – It’s a Thing!

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If you have pets and/or have an ear to the ground for the latest design trends, you may already be aware of one of the hottest new trends in homebuilding – pet-friendly home design. Yes, you read that correctly – a mudroom for the dogs. To some, this may seem a bit extreme or excessive, […]

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Our Top 5 Picks for Mother’s Day Brunch

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Mother’s Day may be a little over a week and a half away, but it’s never too early to start planning mom’s special day. We all know how hard she works each and every day; why not treat her to a delectable, effortless meal? In celebration of that special woman in your life, we’ve compiled […]

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The Modern Outdoor Shower

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April showers may bring May flowers, but outdoor showers bring sheer bliss…year-round. More than just a place to clean up the kids after soccer practice, to rinse away the grime after a morning spent in the garden, or to hose down your 4-legged friend who was “helping” in the garden, the modern outdoor shower has […]

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Setting the Perfect Easter Table – Hop to It!

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Easter Sunday is almost here, and if you’re like most of us, you will soon be opening your home to family and friends. For many, the celebration will include a lovely holiday meal – be it breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Whether your guests arrive from near or far, one surefire way to extend a […]

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Brunches and Bunnies- Easter Activities in Arizona

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Easter- A symbol of hope, renewal, and new life… Anyone who lives in Arizona understands that while our winters are admittedly mild, we still get pretty excited for springtime. It is a magical time of year when the desert comes back to life bursting with wildflowers and a variety of other colorful plant life; the […]

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The Road Trip- Exploring Arizona

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Magical Sunset in Sedona, Arizona Every year people from all over the world visit Arizona. From the abstract metaphysical community of Sedona to the swanky shopping in Scottsdale- Arizona is a state that genuinely has something for everyone. Those of us lucky enough to live in Arizona year round should be able to experience a […]

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