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: $1,949,250 / County Average: $971,019

Average Taxes in Carefree: $4,436 / County Average: $3,711

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $465 / County Average: $373

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 21 / County Average: 33

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

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 67 / County Average: 36

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26 acre al beadle designed home sited on the ridge top with the most incredible views in Carefree ! this home ...

Updated and well-maintained 4141 sf home in desirable cow track estates on 4...

this desert contemporary style home features a mix of naturalistic, traditional and modern design elements. located in the gua...

gated & ultra-private; tranquil yet close to art, shopping, & dining in the cave creek-Carefree area. this modern fortress of masonry & steel construction will stand the test of time. wow your friends at sunset! arizona seamless indoor - outdoor living experience beckons you to the wrap around balcony seating, to enjoy 360-degree unobstructed views. incredible ...

Gorgeous corner lot home in eastwood! this beauty offers desert landscaping, stone facade, 2 car garage, and cozy front patio...

furnishings available, no age restrictions, pet friendly, monthly land lease fee in addition to hoa monthly fee ... Carefree living!!!...

If exploring and hiking is something you enjoy, this is the one for you...

during the day, you can hike or bike ride on a nearby trail or just take in the western atmosphere by exploring the unique shops, galleries and dining experiences all that Carefree and nearby cave creek have to offer....

32 acre corner lot is the perfect location for the home you've been waiting to build. only ...

escape from the ordinary and take in the stunning panoramic mountain and city light views overlooking cave creek, Carefree, and the valley below. the continental mountain range provide the perfect backdrop for you to imagine and build your dream luxury estate. each homesite is improved: paved streets, water, and electricity. public report, community design guidelines, cc&rs, and final plat available....

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....

paved easy access road takes you to the lot from 7th street, head south of Carefree hwy/ 7th street, just past paint your wagon and its the second lot on the east side of 7th street. zoned ru 43 perfect for building your custom dream home with a builder if you choose or a manufactu...

great for allergies, not a stitch of carpet to be found! low hoa! Carefree crossing close to restaurants, shopping, hiking trails, parks and more! come see this stunner today....

The highly sought after mountainside community of Carefree sentinel rock estates. this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is move-in ready! updated kitchen, stainless steel appliances, modern tile flo...

Scenic approach and entry to this beautiful home, very well-sited on an exceptional lot- surrounded on three sides by open space with views of mountains and the boulderpile...

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...

Iver / desert hills area with easy access to both Carefree highway and interstate - backs up to state trust land and o...

situated on a private lot with an expansive desert buffer all around, the home is uniquely Carefree!...

built by john mecham, the builder of many of the adobe homes at the boulders in Carefree. six hand drawn (on vellum) architect's conceptual drawings come with the house. special features include flagstone floors, two beehive fireplaces, four skylights, a sunken living room, open beam ceilings, two flagstone patios in back, and three citrus trees in the back yard (2 ma...

Designed by arizona architect bennie gonzales, this charming single-level condo sits on one of the best lots within this serene 10-unit community...

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