An 823-acre, 24-hour guard-gated golf community with 23 neighborhoods and 1,380 residences.

Overview for Terravita, AZ

1,872 people live in Terravita, where the median age is 69 and the average individual income is $92,900. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Welcome to Terravita

If you’re interested in moving to North Scottsdale then Terravita is definitely an area you’ll want to see with The Matheson Team, your Scottsdale real estate experts.

The name “Terravita” is a combination of two Latin words: “terra”, meaning earth or land, and “vita” meaning life. Living in harmony with the land is what Terravita is all about. Developed between 1993 and 1998 by Del Webb, Terravita is an 823-acre, 24-hour guard-gated golf community with 23 neighborhoods and 1,380 residences in the greater Phoenix area. There are 7 miles of walking trails in the Terravita that link the various neighborhoods to the Clubhouse. If you want to take in the Sonoran Desert landscape, the Nature Trail is a two-mile loop within the trail system.

Real Estate

Terravita’s single-story homes range from 1,407 to 3,730 square feet. Most properties back to the golf course or to open space, and many homes for sale have gorgeous views of Black Mountain or Lone Mountain. The visual impact of the homes and other buildings is minimized due to the use of materials that harmonize with the natural desert surroundings.

Terravita Country Club

The resort-style amenities offered at the Clubhouse include a variety of dining options, a lap pool, 6 tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The Clubhouse is an elegant 35,000-square-foot space with outdoor terraces that provide views of fabulous sunsets. You can dine, exercise, socialize, or just relax with friends and neighbors without leaving the community.

Terravita Golf and Country Club offers a private 18-hole golf course that was designed by Greg Nash and Billy Casper. With 9 tee combinations, golfers at every skill level, from beginner to professional can set their desired level of challenge. At its longest and hardest the course is 7,075 yards with a slope of 141 and at its simplest, the course is 5,283 yards with a slope of 121. You can hone your skills at the two-way driving range as well as the chipping and putting greens. Visit the pro shop for everything from golf equipment and accessories to golf apparel.


Terravita is part of the Cave Creek Unified School District. Students attend Black Mountain Elementary School, Sonoran Trails Middle School, and Cactus Shadows High School.

Additional Amenities Nearby

  • Retail is immediately adjacent to the north end of the community with grocery shopping (Albertson’s) and most of your everyday necessities, as well as boutique shops
  • One mile to The Summit at Scottsdale Shopping Center (Safeway, Target, restaurants, and retail)
  • 5 minutes from the town centers of Cave Creek and Carefree with unique, eclectic shops, a variety of restaurants
  • 20 minutes to the Loop 101 Freeway
  • 20 minutes to HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center
  • 25 minutes to Mayo Clinic Hospital
  • 25 minutes to Scottsdale Airport
  • 55 minutes to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
If you are interested in homes for sale in the Terravita neighborhood, contact The Matheson Team by giving us a call at (602) 899-5602. You can get started looking at all available listings by contacting us today.

Demographics and Employment Data for Terravita, AZ

Terravita has 1,089 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Terravita do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,872 people call Terravita home. The population density is 2,190.635 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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42.25 / 57.75%

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