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: $1,133,157 / County Average: $860,836

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,124 / County Average: $3,629

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $328 / County Average: $315

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 15 / County Average: 28

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1993 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 110 / County Average: 63

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nice buildable home site and driveway location approved by the town of Carefree. this lot offers panoramic sunset & black mountain views nestled in a private setting along the galloway wash & preserve. strong well water supply according to adwr records for this area. see documents tab for lot split survey. renderings shown are for illustrative purposes only....

this ridgetop 5 acre site has panoramic mountain views and overlooks a preserve-wash to the n. the location is north Carefree, providing its owners with pr...

a retreat, like your own private island to enjoy a rural lifestyle yet located near the heart of the bustling small towns of cave creek and Carefree. lot 3 is 5.4 acres, has utilities, and is ready to build. elevated, the gentle slope provides dramatic views of panoramic mountains, lush, green sonoran desert, with saguaro. ask about 2 additional lots of 6 acres and 7.5 acres. respected home builder, 40 years in cave creek is available to develop home scenarios with you...

this exceptional home is extremely well located in a very quiet, private neighborhood but within easy walking distance of downtown Carefree. lots of upgrades in the open floor plan with no interior steps: stain...

luxury custom home on 2+ acres in gated, boutique neighborhood close to Carefree shopping. interior exudes southwestern lifestyle customizable to buyer's unique lifestyle. open floor plan filled with natural light, surrounded by private indoor/outdoor living. four dramatic fireplaces; gourmet chef-grade kitchen with two work stations...

New construction to be built. 5500 sf spectacular custom warm contemporary with luxury materials & finishes...

**the jewel of almarte** this pristine 5-star energy-rated home sits on desirable corner lot with prime views of black mountain & elephant butte * highly sought-after cactus wren floor plan features 2 master suites (one on lower level) plus den * loft area with custom built-ins, wet bar & wine fridge with access to large balcony offering incredible sunset, mountain, desert & city light views * gourmet chef's kitchen boasts highly upgraded stainless appliances including jenn-air gas range, over-sized built-in fridge/freezer, huge island with beautiful, thick, granite counters, custom backsplash & extensive custom cabinetry * spacious, open family room * popular wood-like tile flooring, custom fixtures and designer touches throughout * ...

nighthawk consists of 9 multi acre home sites meticulously planned by renowned architect and Carefree resident, gerry jones. every lot and building envelope has been created with the terrain and adjacent lots in mind. conveniently located within walking distance to area shopping and restaurants. the first gerry jones design home in nighthawk is also available on lot 3. **seller will entertain financing on any of the lots within nighth...

Popular Carefree model w/vaulted ceilings, 2 bdr & 2 baths...

Architectural floors plans and pricing available for this custom homesite...

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

simply use the space to park your rv or boat. no hoa. located 5 minutes from the Carefree marketplace....

Y. rare free standing 3 bedroom golf course home. Carefree living at it's best! this home is being sold turn key. gated courtyard ent...

The highly desired gated community of eastwood in Carefree! this home was the previous...

legend trail offers a gated tranquil desert setting, while still close to scottsdale and cave creek/Carefree attractions. four bedrooms, four baths - all en suites with walk-in close...


Entertainer's dream w/ n/s exposure & views! sought-after basement plus gorgeous mountain views...

appliances/counters/cabinets/flooring/custom lighting & fixtures/baths.extremely private setting!near community pool!Carefree taxes!2 car + golf cart garag...

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

furnished and move in ready - your ''peace'' of Carefree awaits!...

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Quantum of Arizonas, REALTORS
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ