Terravita offers gated desert privacy and wonderful amenities in a picturesque Central Arizona location.

With cacti at the entrance, gorgeous mountains in the backdrop and manicured landscaping in between, there's no question you're in beautiful Arizona at Terravita. This Scottsdale location provides a golf and country club lifestyle complete with sun-filled days averaging a comfortable 74 degrees, low humidity and the most appealing winters in America.

Designed on 823 acres of brilliant desert in northern Scottsdale, Terravita welcomes residents of all ages. Homeowners here enjoy the harmony of land and life that the name Terravita promises. About half of the homeowners are year-round residents, while others take advantage of the location for vacation or second homes.


With homes built by Del Webb between 1993 and 1997, Terravita is designed for residents who want to put years of fussy home maintenance behind them. Terravita is home to 1,380 residences crafted in 20 different floor plans, and plenty of luxury resales are available to choose from. Homes at Terravita range from 1,384 to 3,730 square feet and have from two to four bedrooms plus a den, and as many as three and a half baths. These desert-style, single-level homes are enhanced by Southwestern architecture that blends with the environment and offer virtually care-free landscaping. 


The private, 18-hole championship golf course, frequently ranked as one of the state's top 10 private courses, was designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. Five sets of tees offer golf for a range of skill levels. From doglegs to strategically placed bunkers to rolling, emerald-green fairways, the course provides challenge for everyone. The course has even been a qualifying venue for the U.S. Women's Open. Golf instruction, leagues and special events encourage residents to make the most of the world-class golf at Terravita, plus personal golf carts are welcome!

An impressive fitness center offers the latest equipment to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle.

An impressive fitness center offers the latest equipment to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle.

All homeowners are automatically members of the Terravita Country Club which includes a myriad of amenities throughout the impressive 34,000 square-foot clubhouse. There are numerous options for dining including a snack bar, the Poolside Grille, the Sunset Dining Room and even a take-out service. The fitness center offers cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, studios for exercise and dance, as well as convenient locker room facilities.

Outdoors there are six tennis courts, a resort-style swimming pool with an inviting hot tub and of course, the gem of this country club community, the private 18-hole championship golf course. Terravita residents also enjoy breathtaking views of Black Mountain and stunning Sonoran Desert sunsets. Aside from golf, there are plenty of activities to encourage and support a vibrant active adult lifestyle. 

At the 9,000 square-foot Desert Pavilion, residents gather regularly to enjoy a wide variety of clubs, classes and activities — from tennis leagues to art leagues, Mah Jong to Scrabble, quilting and pilates to book clubs and Bible study. 

Terravita is set in northern Scottsdale, in the greater Phoenix area. Old Town Scottsdale features plenty of shopping, restaurants, museums and nightlife. Just 40 miles from Terravita, Phoenix broadens residents' opportunities with exciting arts, culture, and recreational offerings you'd expect in a big city. For more information on this community click here: Terravita - Scottsdale, AZ