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Mi Cielito " (Little Heaven) " Casita Jewel- Visit our Private RESORT Paradise!

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

STUNNING Desert Oasis- Custom Casita & grounds-pool, bar/tv, spa, outdoor shower


Welcome to Mi Cielito Casita- "Little Heaven,"...A beautiful resort-type property centrally located for easy access to Carefree, Cave Creek, and North Scottsdale.

Our stunning Casita with the majestic Black Mountain views offers unparalleled tranquilityi! Take a dip in the heated salt-water pool, lounge on a chaise poolside, chill in the two-person hammock, relax in the natural rock spa. Be sure to look up and stargaze the brilliant clear night sky stars and constellations like you've never seen before. You may see owls hovering after sunset. During the day you'll catch a glimpse of various wildlife, including bobcats, javelina, and coyotes. The Casita was custom built with flagstone flooring, a planked wood ceiling and a 3-sided veranda, where you can enjoy your morning coffee in the lovely, very private Southwest setting. A 2-person swinging chaise is in the back, a perfect cozy spot for sipping your favorite beverage while watching the majestic sunsets. You and your party will sleep well on a comfy queen bed in bedroom and the pull-out queen sleeper w/ x-deep mattress in living room. The Casita is supplied with excellent quality bedding and soft, fluffy towels. X-roomy bathroom with large shower, copper vanity, and gorgeous custom tile. Fully equipped stainless kitchen, cozy fireplace, and 2 flat -screen TVs., including a 60" in the family room. You will love using the outdoor bar w/ TV, elaborate outdoor shower, heated salt water pool, spa, putting green, and private gas grill. Host is happy to assist with reservations and recommendations, and has secured driver for personal driving services and airport runs. Laundry done no extra charge. Fruit trees for you to enjoy. A perfect North Scottsdale location on the fringe of Cave Creek. You will not want to leave! Your hosts will do everything they can to ensure your stay is not only truly enjoyable, but most importantly, memorable as well. Come see for yourself and experience "Mi Cielito, " a hidden jewel in the Sonoran desert!

***Please note International guests....I accept echeck which will not incur additional exchange charges like a card card does. If you choose to pay with a credit card, I will deduct the fee from your security deposit. Thank you!

More Details

Amy Awerbuch
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Amy Awerbuch

Hi, We hope you enjoy our lovely property as much as we do! We moved to Arizona from Michigan in 2014, having purchased this home a year before we were able to move. We fell in lobe with the property, and knew we had to buy it, never having seen such a unique, special property before. I was a Realtor in Michigan,

had the idea to rent our lovely Casita as a vacation rental so others could enjoy this extraordinary property too. I am an avid organic veggie gardener and have a raised-bed on property, and also an animal lover, having had horses most of my life. I have now replaced riding with the ever-challenging game of golf, the perfect sport here in North Scottsdale/Cave Creek area. I enjoy cooking and entertaining, and am looking forward to having guests stay at our home. I will

be available to assist with reservations, recommendations, and cooking if desired.

Amy Awerbuch purchased this villa in 2013

Why Amy Awerbuch chose Scottsdale

This truly special property exemplifies a true desert experience, with the extensive Southwest landscape, gorgeous views, fiery sunsets, crystal-clear star gazing, and wildlife viewed from back porch... you will fall in love with Arizona as I did back in 1978 when I

attended ASU. We really wanted to FEEL like we were living in the Arizona we knew and loved, not just anywhere in the USA, which is why this property is so special!

Our particular home has unique touches that were not found in other homes. The Casita, outdoor bar, and outdoor shower were all custom built, and the attention to detail and stonework is amazing. The main home is very charming, with wood planked ceilings and viga beams. Special touches like the curved indoor kitchen/bar, wood wainscoting and wood floors in the bedrooms, 2 stone fireplaces, and window seats further accentuate this unique property.

What makes this villa unique

Added bonus-You will have the peacefulness and serenity of the desert, yet be only 1 mile from Starbucks!


Terravita Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 8:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spacious bathroom with custom tile and and rain head -shower. Copper vanity. Soft, fluffy towels. Stunning outdoor shower too.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pull-out queen in living room
  • Casita bedroom has a comfy queen bed, and there is a queen pull-out in family room.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • tennis
Three night minimum required


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Mi Cielito " (Little Heaven) " Casita Jewel- Visit our Private RESORT Paradise!
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
Vancouver, BC

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay at this casita. The location is private and quiet. The property is gorgeous and has views of the mountains to the north. The casita itself is well appointed and warmly decorated. We enjoyed the heated pool, hot tub and outdoor bar. There is full kitchen, bbq, fireplace, several options for outdoor seating and lemon tree in the yard! We rarely felt the the need to leave the property. Amy went out of her way to ensure we had everything we needed and was very responsive. We are definitely returning.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much! I am thrilled you loved staying at our casita...and my only regret is that we were unable to meet. Of course I'm happy that at least I was able to be there for you via cell phone! I am so sorry to tell you this, but there was a mistake on the lease with the current tenants. Apparently they have the property until September 30, 2018. I am beyond upset over this. I will let you and the other wonderful people who have contacted me know if the situation changes. Best always, Amy
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Oregon Wine Country

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect stay in Cave Creek. Relaxing and private casita on beautiful property. Very tasteful and charming with great views! Host was wonderful and made us feel at home. Will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your beautiful review ! We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay. Please come back and see us again
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Excellent quiet location

  • 5 of 5

we stayed for a week at the end of April 2016 and found the location and casita just perfect. It is a in a quiet location, a few minutes drive from grocery stores, 10 minutes from hiking and 40 minutes from the airport. the property is very clean and tidy, built with quality and there is a wonderful outside bar that you can sit up at to have your supper and an evening beer. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi - I am thrilled that you two enjoyed yourselves, really "on your own," finding and enjoying the best the area has to offer! I know how much where you stay is as important as where you are vacationing, - and we strive to make sure our guests thoroughly enjoy every moment they stay with us . Please come back again ! 🌵😘, Sincerely , Amy & family
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Peaceful Oasis in the Desert

  • 5 of 5

This VRBO is beyond words.....the pictures don't do it justice! The Casita is impeccable with the most beautiful stone and tile work throughout! Super comfy bed; amazing living room; kitchen and bathroom with tons of space to spread out! Outdoor bar with TV; heated pool; hot tub; putting green and a beautiful birds singing all around you. It is an extremely peaceful feel like you are out in the desert all alone with beautiful views of the mountains with wildlife all around...but so close to Cave Creek; Carefree and Scottsdale!

My husband and I brought our bikes and rode over to the Boulders everyday (just 4 miles on a beautiful bike path) to use the amazing health club, spa and restaurants of this 5 star resort. Did a sunset hike at beautiful Cave Creek Regional Park; watched live Bull riding in Cave Creek; and hit a couple of spring training days along the way. We cooked dinner at the Casita most nights because it was just too beautiful to not be there!

Need I say more? This place Rocks! Thanks for sharing your slice of paradise with us Amy!

Tricia McLoughlin

Manhattan Beach, CA

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi thank you dearly for loving the property as much as we do. You both were an absolute pleasure to have here. And lets not forget to mention the noisy javelinas that turned out to be the donkey next door-classic! Hope to see you soon!!
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Burlington, Ontario, CANADA

Awesome in every way!!

  • 5 of 5

Mi Cielito was everything we had hoped for, and more. Accommodations were comfortable, well-equipped, relaxing and very private. Amy was a pleasure to deal with, and so helpful and caring in her hospitality. Highly recommended. We'd definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the beautiful review. Yes please come back-I will hold dates for you! :)
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Beautiful, well-appointed, comfortable. The owner was kind and very helpful.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time - golf, hiking, museums - all right there. Hanging out at the property reading by the pool or sitting by a nighttime fire was a super experience as well.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Walt, thank you very much for your kind words and beautiful review!. It means a great deal to me that you both enjoyed your stay and had a memorable vavcation here in Arizona. Hoping to see you again next season!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Sky Harbor
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Spotted Donkey-Great Mexican and happy hour
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
101 Loop
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Blu Burger, The Good Egg,
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Bartlett Lake

Come to Arizona and the Sonoran Desert playground! We are within 10 minutes of first-class golf courses, including Whisper Rock, The Boulders, Legends Trail, Dove Valley, and Troon North. Superb hiking nearby -Black Mountain, Pinnacle Peak, and the McDowell Mountain Preserve. You will love browsing the quaint shops and sampling the array of dining choices in artsy Carefree and the historic Western town of Cave Creek. Or take a drive south on Scottsdale Rd and shop to your hearts delight... enjoy the many stores at Kierland Commons and the Scottsdale Quarter, and savor innovative cuisine on sun-drenched patios.

If a true Western experience is more to your liking, take an authentic cowboy-style horseback ride at MacDonalds Ranch.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

$75 Cleaning fee required payable to house keeper. Three night minimum required. Non-shedding dog only please. No cigarette smoking on property..thank you. ** International travelers please note...I accept echeck which will not incur exchange fees. If you choose to use a credit card, the exchange fees will be deducted from your security deposit. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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