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: $1,255,166 / County Average: $722,891

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,848 / County Average: $3,590

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $328 / County Average: $264

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 13 / County Average: 26

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1990 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 145 / County Average: 78

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Almarte Amd Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1
Carefree Carefree Arizona Carefree Grand View Estates 2 Lot 23-40
Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Rolling Hills 1 Carefree Too
Cow Track Estates 2 Ridgeview Estates The Boulders

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Black Mountain Foothills Carefree The Boulders

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Home sits on a quiet, premier corner in beautiful Carefree, walking distance to breakfast in town & boulders resort. single level, rebuilt...

G 3 bedroom, 2 bath, manufactured home located in Carefree manor mobile home park, totally remodeled home throughout, upgraded kitchen cabinets w/granite countertops, island w/breakfast bar, all new high-end stainless steel appliances included, dining room, spacious great room w/built-in entertainment center w/drawers, master bedroom w/separate exit & walk-in closet, master bathroom w/dual sinks & walk-in shower, inside laundry room w/washer & dryer included, new dual pane windows, engineered affixed to lot, pristine condition throughout, 2 car tandem carport, separate shed/workshop, private backyard, gated community, community pool & spa, lot is leased not owned, cash buyers only. lease...

plenty room to park your toys, build a casita, create your oasis, close to i-17, lake pleasant, cave creek, Carefree, scottsdale. if needed the seller will build custom minimum 2500sf house including this lot for total price starting at $525,000. choose from over 120 floor plans or design your own. this is your chance to have your ...

located on the south slope of black mountain in the town of Carefree. this hillside lot offers endless mountain ranges, colorful sunsets and city lights....

Reek. large 8559 square foot private lot. enjoy a Carefree lifestyle with this resort style back yard with pool, spa, built in bbq, outdoor fireplace, plenty of room for entertaining. updated home with new travertine flooring that is polish...

Available for the first time on the south side of Carefree's black mountain foothills. set in a prestigious gated neighborhood, the home's extraordina...

good buildable area right on 7th street very near Carefree highway. the homes south of lot haul water, but it appears homes on paint your wagon just north are on city water. please do your own diligence.*note this property is owned by entity or entities ho...

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...

Ale. an intimate gated community located south of Carefree with extraordinary views of black parties, events, private park and walking distance to black mo...

you'll love entertaining on the back patio that is covered with travertine pavers & includes a fire pit, beehive fireplace & a gas bbq. horses ok. just minutes from shopping & Carefree, & the 101....

Seeking extremely private setting?views?stunning walk through video on the virtual tour tab...

an exceptional location, located in the heart of Carefree with unobstructed views of the continental mountains. th...

Views & a finished basement. dual pane pella windows throughout...

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....

stunning surrounding mountain views, and breathtaking sunsets. Carefree ranch is a guard gated community of 5 - 30 acre properties. owners who belong to the desert mountain club can enjoy quick and private gate access to d...

underground power and phone at property! located close to Carefree hwy and lake pleasant.! seller may carry-back with 10% down, 3 years at 10% amortized over 30 years....

never lived in, custom window coverings included. perfect lock and leave, Carefree lifestyle including the use of all community ammenities in renowned silverleaf at dc ranch. walk to the village health club, steps to the icon community pool......

this sale consists of 2 contiguous 2 acre parcels on Carefree highway. parcel numbers 211-47-87a and 88a. please call listing broker for more information....

825 acres located at the northwest corner of w. irvine rd./...

incredible negative edge pool cascades into the view town of Carefree. this pool side playground has a 2 hole putting green, outdoor television, barbeque and outdoor rock fireplace. the chef's kitchen enjoys beautiful granite counters and an abundance of beautiful cabinets plus a large butler pantry. the oversized master suite has soaring ceilings and of course a fabulous view!...

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David and Donna Patterson
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ