House of the Day: All Aboard the 'Desert Vessel'

House of the Day Desert Vessel

Described as a "desert vessel," designed to appear like it's floating over the valley, this $2.895 million Phoenix mansion is anything but your average.

With its unique architectural design, featuring burnt-orange "sails" and retractable walls of glass, this home is a daring new take on the typical desert contemporary. Inside, you'll find polished porcelain and washed bamboo floors, stainless steel and glass reflective surfaces, and splashes of bright color throughout -- from the walls to the eclectic furnishings. Outside, the home boasts a tennis court, pool, spa, waterfalls and ponds. The 7,500-square-foot space was designed by local architect Lou Werner.

Situated at the head of Camelback Mountain, the home has expansive views of downtown Phoenix and the entire sprawl of the valley.

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House of the Day: All Aboard the 'Desert Vessel'

Laura Joyner of Sotheby's International Realty has the listing.

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