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Wilhelm Schleibach

Member since: 1997
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, dutch

Inviting Home/Terravita Country Club/North Scottsdale(with car option)

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 10 - 90 nights


Photos and Description of this Terravita holiday house

2 King bedrooms/1 Den with pull-down,/2 bathrooms, sleeps max 6

The villa is located in the beautiful setting of the Sonoran Desert of North Scottsdale in the gated Country Club Community of Terravita. It is fully and luxuriously furnished and features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths plus a Den with wall bed (full size). It sleeps maximum 6 people. Lovely garden and patio for relaxing outside. Terravita is located in a quiet, safe area with local shopping in Terravita Marketplace.

Also equally convenient for downtown activities, shopping, golf courses, music, sports and other events and as a tourist base for exploring Arizona.

The Terravita community has active fitness and recreational activiites at the superb onsite facilities within 5 minutes walk of our home.Guests can enjoy the comprehensive amenity and thriving social programme (published monthly) of the Terravita Country Club with Clubhouse facilities and restaurant, Health and Fitness Center, a Swim and Tennis Center and a scenic 10 kilometer network of jogging and biking trails interconnecting the entire community which have all been designed with comfort, satisfaction and needs of the residents in mind. A recent addition is the nature walk with named plants and cacti. The Health and Fitness Center offers men's and women's locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms, an array of exercise equipment and a spacious aerobics room. The Swim and Tennis Center features a lap pool, lagoon-style pool, five tennis courts and an outdoor spa/jacuzzi. Personal Training can be booked in the gym. Also tennis lessons from a professional coach (and kids summer tennis) can be booked. A membership transfer fee for use of Club facilities per home rental is required. $50 - one week, $100 - one month, $250 - 3 month membership transfer.

Golf at the Club is subject to the current separate Golf Club membership rules and availability of tee times and special offers to guests. However, there are also several excellent courses nearby including Rancho Manana, the Boulders, Troon, Grayhawk, Desert Mountain etc.

Other attractions are horseback riding, rafting, tubing down the Salt River, boating and fishing in many lakes, ballooning, cinemas, music, cultural events, museums, art galleries, sightseeing, sporting events, many fine dining places and superb shopping . And More!!

For sporting fans a visit to the Ballpark in downtown Phoenix is a must. See Diamond Backs Baseball, Phoenix Suns Baseball, Cardinals NFL Football, Coyotes Hockey (Glendale) and the Tempe Sundevil Stadium for the Fiesta Bowl and Baseball Spring Training.

There are also events at Westworld e.g.Barrett Jackson car auction in January or the Arabian Horse Show.There are also local casinos.

Nearby shopping is found at Scottsdale Quarter (inc. Apple shop), 101, Desert Ridge, Kierland and of course Scottsdale Fashion Square. For art and Western memorabilia visit Old Town Scottsdale or more locally Carefree and Cave Creek. Outlet shopping on I17 Highway or downtown Baseline.

Scottsdale is one of the Southwest's most spectacular cities and one of America's prime resort locations. The climate (300 day of sunshine) and scenic desert location make Scottsdale the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. The area is rich in desert beauty, native American and Spanish heritage and Old West nostalgia.

We have a local agent for any queries or concerns.

We can give you contact details for pick-up/transfers to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport .

We can offer use of our car as an option. This vehicle is a Luxury Class SUV Mercedes ML500 Special Edition 5 seater available for $350 inclusive per week. For monthly rate,longer rentals, conditions and any further information please contact owner.

If you wish to use car hire out of PHX, Phoenix Skyharbor Airport, we suggest Enterprise as there is also a local office in Cave Creek.

For pick-up out of PHX we suggest Arizona Executive

More Details
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Wilhelm Schleibach (Owner)
Member since: 1997
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, dutch

About Wilhelm Schleibach

We are Europeans who love Arizona's amazing flora and fauna and the variety of everything else this wonderful State has to offer.

We chose Terravita from other communities because it is a safe, friendly community in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. It has numerous first-class facilities and is conveniently situated.

Wilhelm Schleibach purchased this house in 1998

Why Wilhelm Schleibach chose Scottsdale

Versatile accomodation - not too big for 2 and not too small for a family.

Large beautiful garden on corner plot.

Location - Easy walking to swimming pool, gym and Club House.

Short drive to Terravita Marketplace for nearest shops or to supermarket on Scottsdale Road

What makes this house unique

Sunsets on the patio

The bright stars in the clear Arizona night sky

This home is furnished Southwestern Style

Use of Car option (Mercedes ML500 - negotiate with owners)

Assistance by local Agent if required

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the pleasant stay in your home an for the trouble free and first class handling of events. The time we spent in October 2013 in your wonderful house was simply great. When we arrived we felt very comfortable. The house is roomy and lovingly decorated and for Holiday makers also very well organised. The kitchen has everything and one feels very comfortable in the big living room, bedroom with walk-in closet and a nice bathroom. Everything is clean and well looked after. It is wonderful to sit out on the patio either for dining or for just relaxing. You can really relax either in the sun or shade.

Everything you need for self-caterin is available in the nearby supermarkets. You will need a car and this vacation offers shopping, activities, visiting attractions, and then the contrast of the total peace of Terravita Gated Community.

Also we had no problems using the internet in the house.

We would absolutely recommend this home. We found it difficult to leave and will definitely return.
Oct 2013
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based on 3 traveller reviews

Inviting Home/Terravita Country Club/North Scottsdale(with car option)
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Liebe Familie Schleibach,

wir möchten uns auf diesem Wege nochmals herzlich für den angenehmen Aufenthalt in Ihrem Haus und für die reibungslose und klasse Abwicklung bedanken.

Die zwei Wochen im Oktober 2013, die wir in Ihrem wunderschönen Haus verbrachten, waren einfach toll. Wir fühlten uns auf Anhieb sehr wohl.

Das Haus ist sehr geräumig, ist liebevoll eingerichtet und für Urlauber auch sehr zweckmäßig ausgestattet. Besonders in der Küche fehlt es an nichts.

Man fühlt sich in den großen Schlafzimmern mit den begehbaren Kleiderschränken und den schönen Bädern, der großen offenen Küche und dem gemütlichen Wohnzimmer sehr wohl. Alles ist sauber und tip-top gepflegt.

Herrlich ist es auch, auf der Terrasse zu sitzen. Egal ob zum Essen oder einfach nur zum Faulenzen.

Im Garten kann man sich prima auf den Liegen ausruhen, egal ob in der Sonne oder im Schatten.

Alles was man für die Selbstverpflegung braucht, bekommt man in den nahe gelegenen Supermärkten.

Ein Mietwagen ist allerdings ein Muss. So bietet der Urlaub aber eben die optimale Abwechslung zwischen tollen Aktivitäten, Einkaufsmöglichkeiten, wunderschönen Naturerlebnissen und der totalen Ruhe in der Gated Community "Terravita ".

Auch bezüglich des Internets gab es keinerlei Probleme.

Ein Aufenthalt im Haus von Familie Schleibach ist absolut zu empfehlen. Der Abschied viel uns sehr schwer und wir werden bestimmt wieder kommen."

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Country Club, MO

A wonderful Get-a-way in beautiful Scottsdale

  • 5 of 5

Our Stay was from Feb 1st to the 28th. We had a very pleasant experience in this home. It has all the things included to make your stay comfortable and fun...The location is so handy to grocery stores, shopping and restaurants...The workout facility at Terravita is great. You are close to so many things to do and see.

Again, we thank the Schlebachs for the opportunity to stay in their beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dorset UK


  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely open planned property with good comfortable accomodation. Everything is very well kept and in good condition. Beds were very comfortable too! The artwork on the walls features Indian Art and is very interesting and striking to look at.

I have spent several holidays here at diffrenet times of the year. I particularly like the garden, sitting on the patio looking over to the desert and mountains.It's wellstocked with plants that do well in the desert and is carefully tended.

It's not far to walk to some shops although of course easier to take the car when food shopping. There is an intersting selection of shops to spend a few hours browsing and a fun area to have refreshments. Sports facilities are not far away, and we had a splendid tradtional Thanksgiving lunch at the clubhouse the last time we went.

We have had interesting trips to The Grand Canyon, The Painted Desert, Las Vegas, Sedona and Tuscon. Some of these trips entailed a few days away but it was always good to come back. The surrounding area is very quiet and peaceful. I would certainly recoomend this property to anyone wanting good quality accommodation in an interesting part of the United States.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2009
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Phoenix Sky Harbor International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Nearest Beach
250 Miles
Car: necessary

40 minutes north from Phoenix Sky Harbor airport on Scottsdale Road opposite El Pedregal and Boulders Golf Club. Nearest major junction is Carefree Highway and Scottsdale Road.

Scenic and peaceful area with desert vegetation, yet within easy reach of local shops, restaurants, facilities,plus sporting and other events. Nearest towns are Carefree and historic Cave Creek within 10 minutes drive north. Straightforward drive south to Scottsdale Old Town and Phoenix.

101 Circle Highway is 10 minutes south for all local areas.

Golf: The use of Terravita golf course is subject to the current GolfClub rules and regulations and availability of tee times. The 7186 yard 18 hole championship course at Terravita was designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash and has a slope of 74.4 and a rating of 139 from the championship tees.

There is a large two-way driving range, as well as chipping and putting greens.

There are some 100 golf courses in the Valley of the Sun alone, and local ones with a range of fees e.g Rancho Manana to the Boulders.

Sedona an hour and half drive away from Terravita also features a number of courses set in spectacular surroundings.Grand Canyon 3 hours.

Ski: The house is about 3 hours drive from Sunrise and the White Mountain Ski area.

The Arizona Snowbowl is further north in the Grand Canyon area.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Terravita, Arizona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low 2016
1 May 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
10 night minimum stay
Mid Fall 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
10 night minimum stay
High 2017
22 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
90 night minimum stay
Mid Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
30 night minimum stay
Low 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
14 night minimum stay
Mid Fall 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
14 night minimum stay
Mid Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
30 night minimum stay
Low 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
14 night minimum stay
Mid Fall 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
14 night minimum stay
High 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
90 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$987
end clean A$395
membership transfer A$132

Security deposit from US $ 750
End Clean $200 non-refundable
Electricity/Gas cap at $200 per month included ($50 per week),any balance deducted from security deposit
IF a pet accepted,a fee is charged
Membership Transfer fee - If you wish to use facilities e.g. Clubhouse /pool/gym etc
up to 1 month $50
over 1 month $100
over 3 months $250
Parking - half double garage and driveway available, whole garage available by arrangement

Pay us directly , or pay to an established local agent with an AZ Realtors Association contract - for security of payment for both tenants and owner. Cheque or wire transfer
No credit cards . We are not using the Homeway online payment system at this time. We do not use PayPal.

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

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 165 m²
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
  • Master bedroom has ensuite bathroom. Separate WC
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom - 1 double bed , pull-down wall bed
  • 3rd bedroom/den has pull down wall bed 140cm/56in Bedrooms 1 and 2 have extra large beds/King 195cm/78in and large flat screen TVs
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • car optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The house is equipped with absolutely everything you'll need to enjoy the desert lifestyle including laundry room with washer/dryer and a two car garage. The master bedroom features a king size bed,TV, ensuite double wash-basins, bath tub, shower and a walk-in closet . The guest bedroom also has a king bed,TV, walk- in closet and separate bathroom. The den has a custom-built fold down full size bed. Single rollaway is also available. The living area is furnished in southwest style with native art motives and features a cozy gas only fire, comfortable seating area and a large TV together with an audio entertainment system. All TVs in the house are on digital cable TV. The house offers wireless internet connection throughout. Eating is a pleasure in the house, choose the formal dining area, the breakfast bar of the kitchen, or relax on the covered shady patio. The landscaped front and rear garden with its trees, cactii and flowers and their scent contribute to a relaxing atmosphere.