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: $1,384,011 / County Average: $676,304

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,981 / County Average: $3,167

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $342 / County Average: $249

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 14 / County Average: 27

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

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 154 / County Average: 76

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Neighborhood in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1 Carefree Arizona
Carefree Too Cow Track Estates 2 Reserve At Tranquil Trail Unit 1
The Boulders Velvet Shadows 3

Areas in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Carefree Too
The Boulders

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H mountain views, paved roads, minutes to i-17 or Carefree highway with horse privileges. great area surrounded by custom homes. buyer...



Total privacy close to all amenities & downtown Carefree. a sparkling lap/play pool enclosed behind front wall area for private entertaining. back patio w/shuffleboard & ...



Rare opportunity to purchase multi-family zoned land in cave creek...



Fabulous 3 bedroom home! spacious open kitchen & family room with access to the south facing patio for outdoor dining...



Charming boulders home with three spacious bedrooms available for your seasonal or long term rental...



Lately appointed & remodeled home in the hills of Carefree! thi...



you will be able to enjoy the many events and activities in Carefree, including art shows and entertainment at the outdoor venue. a short walk to the community pool and barbecue area is an added bonus. outdoor fireplace.truly a lovely home....



This amazing modern spanish home is completely remodeled and features amazing views of the valley, a wet bar in the family room, cozy fireplaces, and room enough to build an extra garage or a guest casita...



Better than new! welcome to Carefree living. beautiful 3 bedroom open floor plan with wood look tile downstairs...



sited behind gates on the north east side of black mountain lies nighthawk an exclusive private subdivision with only nine multiacre hillside lots with spectacular views over Carefree, az and the surrounding continental, bradshaw, and mcdowell mountains where you...



2 king beds, arizona room and barbeque make for a pleasant experience. the town of Carefree with art shops, fine dining, farmer's market and entertainment is in walking distance....



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....



villas at painted mountain. premier mesa gated, Carefree and golf course community. this gabrielle v...



Nestled on a quiet setting in the boulders private gated community this custom built 3 bed 2...



Single level custom home built in 2008. elegant, spacious, modern design on an estate size lot (1...



Incredible value! this home is in the perfect location of the prestigious boulders with unobstructed black mountain views...



Views! you are within minutes of the loop 101 and Carefree hwy, cave creek regional park and the dove valley ranch golf club! don't wait another minute, build the life you deserve!...



come build your commercial dream with high traffic count right in the high income cave creek, Carefree area!...



Enjoy Carefree living in this wonderfully maintained & updated home that accentuates an open floor plan with great windows & patios capturing mountain views in every direction...



split 3 bed/3 full baths ensure privacy, w/the master suite offering his/her's closets, large glass shower & soaking tub. Carefree living at it's best in this, very private, backyard oasis w/stunning views, gorgeous pool, waterfall, travertine pavers, sun deck, & outdoor shower. a must se...



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