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: $1,201,823 / County Average: $817,765

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,731 / County Average: $4,036

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $319 / County Average: $285

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 17 / County Average: 28

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

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 132 / County Average: 77

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Neighborhood in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1 Carefree
Carefree Arizona Carefree Foothills Carefree Foothills Lot 1-76
Carefree Grand View Estates 2 Lot 23-40 Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Rolling Hills 1
Carefree Rolling Hills 3 Carefree Terrace Condominiums Cow Track Estates 2
Eastwood Reserve At Tranquil Trail Unit 1 Reserve At Tranquil Trail Unit 2
The Boulders

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Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Carefree Foothills

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did i mention you can have hoofed animals too? far from the beaten path but close enough to civilization as i-17 is only a few miles away and a short trip to great shopping in anthem and the Carefree highway exits!...

stunning views of black mountain, walking trails and gorgeous sunsets! close to the Carefree town center, yet quiet and tranquil. surrounded by million ...

This deluxe paradise has everything today's market seeks with endless upscale features...

and a private office w/garden courtyard views. all this w/ a low-cost hoa in a classic Carefree neighborhood! perfect home for folks tired of the liability, work, expense of a pool. just a nice spa be sure to see the video tour!...

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....

This home is so charming! soaring ceilings in the oversized living room with fireplace...

backyard w/grass & firepit. add casita or additional garage. the perfect Carefree location....

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

Beautiful lot with a view in Carefree foothills. this lot with majestic saguaros, great sunset and city light views at the base of black mountain...

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!...

Rare vacation lease opportunity in Carefree! with a dramatic view of black mountain, this newly renovated property enjoys a superb location near the civana resort and spa...

tiled balconies frame northern and western panoramas so you can enjoy the magic of Carefree from multiple vantage points- the great room, the master bedroom, and the guest quarters. many windows and a 14.6 x 8 ft 3-door slider showcases your horizon vistas and the glows of the sky at night. the kitchen and dining areas flow perfectly into ...

executive elegance and privacy, minutes from all north scottsdale, Carefree and cave creek have to offer. this home has it all!...

it showcases a covered patio that highlights the wonderful desert/mountain views. quick access to the Carefree highway....

stainless appliances, front courtyard fireplace and unique corner sliding glass door wall. quaint Carefree neighborhood of 39 homes nestled in at the corner of pima rd and cave creek rd, this gated community is only 3 years old. the home is en...

numerous dining, shopping, and entertainment options are close by, including frontier town and stagecoach village. cave creek & Carefree host many different community events throughout the year, such as taste of cave creek, art shows, and concerts. there are several top-rated golf courses and hiking trails nearby. customize the dream home you deserve in cave creek! come and see this amazing lot today!...

perched on a bluff with wonderful outdoor areas, and views of black mountain, continental pk, impeccably maintained , completely re-painted, new roof, new bathrooms, kitchen, most appliances are new, stunning slate flooring, new ac units, hot water heaters, most of the windows new and tinted. space and privacy with a convenient Carefree location. filled with highest quality stickley furnishings which may be available. includes a private fully-engineered concrete roadway over your arroyo....

Under $300,00 in Carefree! across the street from Carefree town center, home completely rebuilt:all windows ,shutters, floors, fireplace ,water heater, kitchen(cabinets and countertops},lg appliances, bathroom (travertine floors and shower).professiona...

Re parcel of pristine sonoran desert available in Carefree. the parcel features elevated views of black mountain, but is diverse in its topography and offers equally beautiful scenery in all directions including washes, saguaros ...

walk into your dream, resort style escape and into this authentic southwest ranch style home in Carefree; that sits on just over an acre. the tranquil setting is enveloped by mature trees, beautiful natural lands...

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