This Arizona Home Takes Design Cues From the Mighty Saguaro

This Arizona Home Takes Design Cues From the Mighty Saguaro

By Mike Chino
The Phoenix residence draws inspiration from the Sonoran Desert and the stately cacti.

Lured to Phoenix by the promise of toasty weather and access to the great outdoors, former Montana residents Eric and Sondra McVeigh purchased a home on the outskirts of the city in 2007. "We bought the property for its proximity to hiking—there’s a trailhead two blocks away," says Eric. On the downside, the house was small, poorly insulated, and in disrepair, so the McVeighs spent the next decade saving up for a major remodel.

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