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: $1,252,971 / County Average: $672,909

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,678 / County Average: $3,433

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $320 / County Average: $247

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 14 / County Average: 27

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1991 / County Average: 1993

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 114 / County Average: 74

Carefree AZ Real Estate Market Health

Neighborhood in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1 Canyon Ridge Homes
Carefree Carefree 3A Amd Carefree Arizona
Carefree Inn Estates Amended Carefree Rolling Hills 1 Carefree Sentinel Rock Estates 2 Lot 63-133
Carefree Too Cow Track Estates 2 Ridgeview Estates
The Boulders Velvet Shadows Velvet Shadows 3

Areas in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Carefree Too
The Boulders Velvet Shadows

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close to great shopping and wonderful restaurants with dc ranch just south and Carefree to the north....

new carpet !!- corner lot - community tennis, pool and spa - min to i-17 and Carefree highway shopping - quiet inside location - 2 car garageren...

38 acres in private and picturesque Carefree ranch. Carefree ranch is the'' hidden gem'' of scottsda...

25 picturesque acres priced at unbelievable $10,500 per acre and situated in the path of development. located just west of desert mountain, nw of Carefree ranch homestead, ne of continental m...

She got a face lift! just south of Carefree hwy in the gated community desert vista of sonoran foothills is a luxurious retreat with a sparkling pool with waterfalls and a hot tub in the flourishing location of north phoenix sonoran desert...

The village at Carefree, your home in the beautiful sonoran desert...

Remarkable remodeled designer home positioned within the internationally known private gated community of the boulders...

the insulation and efficiency of this home are impeccable, with energy star everything! walking distance to the Carefree shopping, dining, festivals. minutes from scottsdale and the top golf courses in arizona, this home is truly perfect for seasonal and permanent residents!...

onsight utilities: water, gas, electric and phone. just minutes to town of cave creek and Carefree for shopping, restaurants and miles of hiking trails. price is for upper half of lot. see documents tab and call for more details....

winfield offers a resort style clubhouse, heated pool, therapy spa, steam showers, 8 tennis courts (2 clay),and pickleball. great location convenient to all scottsdale/Carefree amenities !...

a long covered patio spans the width of the home, backdropped by mature flora and a built-in bbq in the back yard. well-located close to i-17, the Carefree highway & tramonto marketplace. pristine community amenities....

This luxury home has the original custom charm with all of the modern upgrades you could want...

monthly rates range from $2k to $3,800. minutes from downtown Carefree and cave creek....

all this with award winning cave creek schools. close to all downtown Carefree and cave creek have to offer....

close to the future interstate 11 superhighway to las vegas, us 60 grand ave and state route 74 - Carefree highway and lake pleasant. bordered by state land. electric power to property line. survey, grading and drainage are completed. seller has engineering plans and...

this highly desireable arno floor plan is located within the exclusive and privately gated enclave of 25 units and perfectly situated just a stroll away from fabulous Carefree restaurants, wine bars, shopping and galleries. moments from hi...

63 acres prime land located next to lowes north of Carefree highway and cave creek rd.p...

Carefree crossing gem! solar lease is pre_paid no lease payments w/ warranty & very energy efficient home...

there are good sunset views, views of black mountain in Carefree, and the continental mountains to the north. this lot is close to main gate, so ingress & egress is quick & easy. relatively level, so sitework will be inexpensive. call for further details. desert mountain club membership not included but available....

beautiful scenic lot with space and privacy just minutes to Carefree and cave creek with restaurants, entertainment and shopping. this new home - completed early 2020 - is beautifully designed and solidly constructed with dramatic living and entertaining s...

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