Carefree, AZ Real Estate

Carefree AZ Real Estate Overview

Drive North of Phoenix and Scottsdale and discover gracious, “Carefree” living in a desert forest of rare beauty. The Town of Carefree was one of the first master-planned communities in the area. Masterminded by its two founding fathers, KT Palmer and Tom Darlington. Naming the community came from Tom Darlington’s business name, “Carefree Development Corp.” Easy livin’ street names like Easy Street, Ho-Hum and Tranquil Trail were selected to portray the “Carefree” lifestyle people find here.


The Carefree visionaries were fervent in protecting the desert vegetation during the building process. Today the Sonoran desert is a nature lover’s paradise. Towering saguaros, cacti, and wildflowers provide a rich habitat for diverse wildlife. The Carefree area offers a variety of trails for hikers, bicycles and horses ranging from easy to more difficult. Go John Trail, Spur Cross, Seven Springs and Gateway Desert Awareness Park are a few of the favorites.


World-class private golf courses, The Boulders and Desert Forest are situated in the spectacular, scenic, lush Sonoran Desert. Public courses include the beautiful Rancho Manana, Dove Valley and Legend Trails.


The beauty of the Carefree desert inspires artists, musicians and writers. Fine art galleries, festivals and gatherings showcase the works of artists, many of them local. All genres of music are featured from country to jazz. In addition, other entertainment includes live bull riding, rodeo events, western dance lessons, concerts and live theater.


The forward thinking of Palmer and Darlington led to innovative concepts of extreme mountain architecture and construction and subdued exterior colors to preserve the natural beauty of the desert. Carefree offers apartment style flats, townhouses and single-family homes. The homes sold in the past year have ranged in size from 1300 square feet to 6500 square feet. Prices of homes sold ranged from $140,000 to $2,925,000.


Come and enjoy the casual elegance of the Carefree lifestyle!


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Carefree AZ Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Carefree: $1,138,162  County Average: $651,010

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,713  County Average: $5,318

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $297  County Average: $238

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 17  County Average: 29

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1990  County Average: 1993

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 110  County Average: 83

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Neighborhoods in Carefree AZ

Almarte Carefree Carefree 3A Amd
Carefree Arizona Carefree Fore More Carefree Plat 3B
Carefree Rolling Hills 1 Carefree Rolling Hills 3 Carefree Terrace Condominiums
Carefree Too Cow Track Estates 2 The Boulders
Tranquil Place Velvet Shadows Village At Carefree Conference Resort

Areas in Carefree AZ

Almarte Carefree CAREFREE ROLLING HILLS
Carefree Terrace Condominiums The Boulders Velvet Shadows

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Listings in Carefree

Live close to the quaint towns of Carefree and cave creek in this wonderfully built home with great mountain views from an efficient kitchen & expansive family room...



Carefree crossings 4!exclusive,gated enclave of custom homes...



golf or lifestyle memberships available for purchase through the desert mountain club. a short drive to the towns of Carefree/ cave creek with great restaurants, shopping and entertainment. happy to assist you with referrals to local builders/archite...



Welcome to velvet shadows in Carefree, an all-custom community with spacious, acreage homesites...



this prime property is part of 20 acres of horse/nursery growing property from Carefree hwy back down 12th street. home, garage with storage and buildings included....



recent updates including new flooring, pool equipment, paint, lighting, and landscaping make for Carefree living in this luxury estate! the dual master suite floor plan offers private main level bedrooms, while the lower level bedrooms are perfect for family or guests. cozy gas fireplaces, neutral finishes, alder doors/cabinetry, an over-sized balcony, and covered patio complete this...



multiple walk in closets, fireplace in great room & home comes with a five year home warranty that lasts until 10/23/2023!!! across Carefree highway is ymca, pvcc college & community center. great home for only $173 per sf!...



home on 1.62 acres of land in the highly desired Carefree foothills! corner lot, north/south exposu...



adjacent to another lot for sale by same owners that could provide over 17 acres for commercial development with huge frontage and exposure on Carefree hwy....



Come enjoy this very quiet location in the north boulders community...



highly sought after custom arcadia design & style with the Carefree life style? this is it! poured liquid white crystal concret...



guard gated subdivision, community tennis, pickle ball, basketball. near Carefree, mayo clinic, easy commute to airport. outdoor living at its best!!...



Escape to this tranquil retreat. spectacular sunset, golf, and mountain views...



good road access with gated entry that is shared with only a few other property owners. located just minutes from cave creek, Carefree & north scottsdale. the land is surveyed and there is electric, cable and phone to the property....



Great 1.09 acre corner lot in wittmann! close to Carefree hwy and lake pleasant...



this premium neighborhood is a cut-above, offering the discriminating buyer optimum privacy, quality, and a truly rewarding lifestyle in the foothills above the valley. cave creek and sister town Carefree are a destination for art, fine dining, eclectic shops, and historic cowboy flair. 11 custom lots are available today, ranging from 4 to 5 acres....



Ross the street from shopping and dining near the Carefree sundial. the kitchen and bathrooms have been recently remodeled, including a walk-in shower in the master bathroom. ne...



utilities located near the property. conveniently located near scottsdale, Carefree, shops, restaurants and freeways....



Offering sophisticated modern design, thoughtfully sited on 2+ acres, this 4 bedroom home on the exclusive east slope of black mountain overlooks the boulders, the mcdowell mountains and an unobstructed expanse of sparkling city lights...



this location is immediately adjacent to state land hiking and riding trails and yet is close all restaurants and retail amenities along Carefree highway and cave creek is a short distance away....



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David and Donna Patterson
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ
623-692-6998
623-587-9972