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: $1,182,500 / County Average: $774,860

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,630 / County Average: $14,390

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $325 / County Average: $276

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 12 / County Average: 26

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1992 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 130 / County Average: 76

Carefree AZ Real Estate Market Health


Neighborhood in Carefree AZ

Almarte Amd Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1
Carefree Carefree Arizona Carefree Foothills Lot 1-76
Carefree Grand View Estates 2 Lot 23-40 Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Rolling Hills 1
Carefree Terrace Condominiums Cow Track Estates 2 Eastwood
Reserve At Tranquil Trail Unit 1 Ridgeview Estates The Boulders
Villa Del Sol Condo Not A Sub

Areas in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Eastwood
The Boulders

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Discover ''cuyamungue'' -the watering place. chipley and associates architects created this exqusite hillside residence as a modern interpretation of an anasazi ruin...



Ross the street from shopping and dining near the Carefree sundial. the building is served by an elevator, and a convenient coin-operated community laundry is located just down the walkway from the unit. an assigned carport spa...



Ortunities. private and serene setting absolutely Carefree. well maintained complex and carefully d...



the last remaining sites on black mountain offering full city light views and the highest elevations in the north scottsdale / Carefree cave creek area. sweeping panoramic city and mounta...



this very private setting is also near the desert mountain and mirabel golf courses, and just 10 minutes to shopping and dining options of quaint Carefree and cave creek. enjoy mountain views and serenity of the sonoran desert from this easily buildable lot. there are 3 additional lots availa...



Beautiful updated retreat in Carefree. nestled on black mountain, you can own the view of the entire valley with incredible sunsets every night...



Esert hills, premium location with easy access to Carefree hwy and i-17, paved roads, rare to find 1 acre square lot (214 ft by 204 ft) with water, shared well, 4 shares, great producing well. north/sou...



ridgeview estates is a gated community with close proximity to downtown Carefree and cave creek for easy access to shopping, dining, hiking and biking trails. please call for more information....



mcdowell mountain and black mountain views. quick drive to the boulders or cave creek/Carefree. plan nearby golf outings and enjoy living in this lock and leave gated community of solstice at sevano. stunning home with 2 master suites, den & 2.5 baths. gorgeous private ...



this gated community is close to shopping in charming Carefree or the western town of cave creek and world class golf courses....



call for viewing instructions or find this gem on the documents tab maps. Carefree at its best!...



What a beautiful value in the world-famous boulders golf and resort community...



great location close to desert mountain, mirabel, Carefree/cave creek shops & dining. build your dream home today and enjoy the finest in desert living. lot to be sold ''as is''. seller makes no representaion. buyer to do own due diligence....



the future plans for the Carefree hwy scenic corridor allow for commercial development and possibly annexation into the city of phoenix, which would bring utilities to the area. this 3.6 acres is abutting Carefree hwy and is a building opportunity with many business type uses....



the resort style pool complex, conference rooms and close proximity to golf courses, restaurants and local amenities within Carefree and cave creek make this either a wonderful vacation or permanent rental home. the fully furnished 1970 sf 2 bedroom, 2.785 bath grand villa suite has a junior suite which affords excellent privacy for guests. the great room floor plan features a cozy kiva firepla...



built for the perfect balance of privacy and incredible views of the southwest valley, this custom black mountain home has arguably the best floor plan you'll find in Carefree. the 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths are strategically placed to complement the desert landscape and p...



The boulders most recently totally renovated home is now avail...



every comfort of home provided for you in this home nestled against the ironwood golf course with fairway views of two holes, daisy mtn & the Carefree mountains in the background. king bed in the extended master which ...



Ws are the hallmark of the iconic copper house in Carefree grand view estates. new chef's kitchen w/ oversized island opens to a family room w/fireplace. master retreat has views of en...



welcome to terravita golf and country club. our guard gated community is nearby Carefree and cave creek, terravita is an award winning community with over six miles of walking trails and resort style amenities, including fitness, golf, tennis, pool and the clubhouse for fine and casual dining. memberships available to tenants for a small fee. this is a non-smoking home! small pet allowed with owners permission....



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