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Wonderful Southwestern Getaway Located in North Scottsdale

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 183 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Experience all the Southwest has to offer when you arrive at our home in lovely TerraVita, a Del Webb Community nestled away in North Scottsdale. Terravita's surroundings are beautifully landscaped with native desert foliage within which you'll find miles of hiking and biking trails meandering through the entire area. If you are awed by Giant Saguaros and the Artistry of Centuries Old Granite Boulder Towers, you will absolutely love Terravita.

Terravita offers world class amenities in an elegant desert setting, from invigorating athletic diversion to fine and casual dining. All Terravita residents experience the benefits of a 24 hour guard gated community, including 24 hour community patrol service.

This property is perfect for you if you value Privacy, Peacefulness and Seclusion. Located on a Cul de Sac, the Patio to the North has a Spectacular View of Black Mountain, and the Patio to the South has a very Private Heated Pool with an outdoor entertainment and/or dining area. This with all the modern amenities you'll need to entertain in the true Southwestern Style.

When you enter the house, you'll experience bright Southwestern Colors and Artwork strewn amongst the interior decor. High end accessories fill small niches, and will help draw your eye up the l4' ceilings. You can cozy up to the Gas Fireplace in the Winter, or turn on the Ceiling Fans to help Cool Down in the Summer.

The Large Kitchen is well appointed with Modern Appliances, Countertops and an Island. The Breakfast Nook is quaint, surrounded by glass windows with 3' shutters and overlooks the Southern Patio. The Dining Room is imbibed with colorful decor and can accommodate 6-8 people. The Master Bedroom is carpeted, with a King Size Bed and Television with Digital Cable. The Master Bath offers Double Sinks, a Walk-In Shower, Soaking Tub and large Walk-In Closets. The 2nd Bedroom is also carpeted, has a Queen Size Bed and Full Length mirrored Closet Doors. It has an adjoining large bathroom equipped with a Double Sink and Tub / Shower Combination. The Den has a Desk where you can hook up to High Speed Internet service and get to work while you enjoy the spectacular view to the North of Black Mountain or just plain relax on the Comfort Chaise to Read or take a much needed nap.

All of this is right there for you, with so much more just right around the corner for added enjoyment. Shopping, Movie Theatre, Restaurants, Hiking, Horseback Riding, National Forest Access, Museums, Lakes, Towns of Carefree and Cave Creek as well as easy access to Hwy 101 which leads you to everything else 'Valley of the Sun'

Stay long enough to experience it all. Minimum stay required by HOA is 30 days. Please contact us directly with any specific questions about this policy.

If you are lucky enough to stay for longer than 30 days, you can access all of what the Terravita Country Club has to offer for just $60 per month. That would allow you and your guests access to the following amenities:

Fitness Center, Olympic sized Pool and Jacuzzi's, Tennis facilities and The Desert Pavilion Community Center and of course the 18 Hole World Class Terravita Golf Course (rates vary). Also offered are a variety of Yoga and Pilates classes that offer Beautiful Mountain Views while you meditate. Everywhere you look, there is something new to discover.

Keywords: House Terravita Scottsdale "Cave Creek" pool golf resort desert Boulders Carefree

More Details

Owner
Tadd Balfour
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About Tadd Balfour

Neil is a retired CPA who owned his own Accounting firm in Lincoln, Nebraska for over 20 years. In his spare time he enjoys landscaping, travelling and spending time with family. Neila is a retired interior designer who owned and operated her own business for 25 years. She still does some free lance designing and enjoys antiquing and making and designing jewelry. During the summer months, they spend most weekends at their quaint cabin on wonderful Lake-Wa-Conda in the Missouri River Valley and host an amazing annual 4th of July weekend extravaganza with some awesome fireworks to boot!

Tadd Balfour purchased this house in 2000

Why Tadd Balfour chose Terravita

We chose to purchase our home at Terravita because we knew that when we both retired, we would want to spend a lot of time there during the year. We both truly love the Valley of the Sun, it's southwestern exposure sand the beauty of the Arizonan desert around the area.

What makes this house unique

Lots of time spent just plain enjoying the sunny, warm weather that the area is famous for while it's a deep freeze in our home state of Nebraska. All with endless places to shop and eat out. We love enjoying the beautiful desert landscape and the southwestern architecture. There are so many things to do so close by, you never run out of options.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Terravita, Arizona

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 183 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Hair Dryer in Master Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) There is a queen size air mattress for parties of more than 4.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • video player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
For an extra $50, Renters would receive access to the Terravita Clubhouse. It offers world class amenities in an elegant desert setting, from invigorating athletic diversion to fine and casual dining. All Terravita residents experience the benefits of a 24 hour guard gated community, including 24 hour community patrol service, social membership in the Country Club, which includes use of the Fitness Center, Pool, Tennis and Desert Pavilion - Community Center.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Wonderful Southwestern Getaway Located in North Scottsdale
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews
4

Spacious, comfortable, great location!

  • 4 of 5

Everything was amazing. The beds were so comfortable, spacious living area- loved the pool and private back patio. Nice surroundings- great place to walk. Cave Creek was fun - lots of hiking, restaurants.

Highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: 23/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful, again!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay - the home is wonderfully equipped and beautifully decorated in an appropriate southwestern style. And the owner could not be any more accommodating and interested in his guests having a wonderful stay. We felt fully at home the first time we opened the door a week ago and cannot wait for visit #3!

  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valparaiso, IN
5

Felt like home

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we have stayed in the Scottsdale area. This area, especially this neighborhood, was everything we were looking for. It was quiet and yet close to everything. The home was equipped with everything needed for our stay. The separation of the 2 bedrooms allowed for privacy. The view from the front patio was beautiful. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fairview, TN
5

Best VRBO Property Yet

  • 5 of 5

Since retiring I've rented 10 VRBO properties including Vermont, Florida and Arizona. This home was my favorite. The community of Terravita is awesome. It is very safe and has hiking, walking and nature trails that are fun. This home has a wash behind the back fence and a view of Carefree's Black Mountain from the front. This makes for a peaceful stay. While sitting by the pool we had quail, hummingbirds and butterflies visit. One morning my husband heard noises and looked through the fence to see a havelina (wild pig) meandering down the wash. We enjoyed the outdoor atmosphere and the pool immensely.

The home itself is striking yet homey...not your ordinary rental. It must have been professionally decorated. We were truly comfortable here. The kitchen was big and contained all that you need to prepare meals.

The location is nice. It's only 30 min. from Scottsdale and 90 min. from Sedona. The are many restaurants nearby as well as grocery stores including Whole Foods, AJ'S, Safeway, Bashas and Frys The gorgeous Boulders resort is right across the street. We ate at The Boulders for Thanksgiving. The Rancho Manana Golf Club and Spa is close by in Cave Creek. We had massages at that spa. Don't miss the chance to eat there at the Tonto Bar and Grill. Fantastic.

I went on a look and see expedition on my own to stores that I don't have near where I live, Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn and West Elm. They're only 20 min. from the house. Another fun shopping experience near is the Town Dump in Cave Creek. Afterwards have a beer across the street at Harold's or the Buffalo Chip Saloon.

That's enough from me! Tadd was great and added to the ease of this vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 06/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

My best friend and I had a fantastic girls weekend! The house was great, location was perfect. Boulders Spa is right around the corner and was heavenly. Tons of shopping close by too. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenville, SC USA
5

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The property was "as advertised". Lots of coffee, sugar, and many other food items provided. The pool was great. We asked that it be heated which is a good plan especially if you plan on an evening swim. Tadd was great to work with. Very responsive.

  • Review Submitted: 20/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Sky Harbor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Miles
The Spotted Donkey Cantina
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Terravita Golf Club
Nearest Train
31 Miles
University Drive / Rural Station (Light Rail)
Nearest Motorway
52 Miles
Phoenix International Raceway
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Miles
The Spotted Donkey Cantina
Nearest Ski
145 Miles
Arizona Snowbowl
Nearest Beach
240 Miles
Puerto Penasco, Mexico
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Terravita, Arizona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$315
AU$6,954
 
 
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$315
AU$6,954
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$315
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$632.15
Housekeeper Fee AU$189.65

3% online booking fee will be passed on to Lessee, total amount to be deducted from security deposit refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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