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: $1,315,587 / County Average: $675,801

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,795 / County Average: $3,327

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $343 / County Average: $250

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 14 / County Average: 26

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

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 161 / County Average: 72

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Neighborhood in Carefree AZ

Almarte Amd Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1
Canyon Ridge Homes Carefree Arizona Carefree Too
Cow Track Estates 2 Reserve At Tranquil Trail Unit 1 The Boulders

Areas in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Too The Boulders

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Simply stunning territorial thoughtfully sited on a private lot in the internationally known resort community of the boulders...



peaceful & 'serene' and located just minutes from the heart of downtown Carefree & cave creek....



46-acre property in north scottsdale is nestled in a private area that is between the small-town atmosphere of cave creek-Carefree and scottsdale for the best shopping, dining and entertainment. this prop...



golf or lifestyle memberships are available for purchase through the desert mountain club. please www.gothoa.com/Carefreeranch.html for building info...



5 baths 3 car garage with a pool on alarge 12850s/f lot*custom cabinets*beautiful granite slab in the kitchen and master*12 foot ceilings* private resort like back yard with extensive use of pavers*beautful heated pebble tec pool*gas fire pit* shopping*dining*parks*splash pad*justacross the street along with the world famous Carefree sundial *resturant and shops*nice master suite and bath with separate shower and claw foot tub*double doors to den being used as a bedroom*open plan with formal living & dining area *kitchen breakfast bar opens to large family room*split master on one side* bedrooms 2& 3 have a jack and jill bath*custom touches throughout*very reasonable hoa at aprox 57 per mo.*can be sold furnished*...



residing at the corner of cave creek road, and tapekim road, this property is minutes away from downtown cave creek, and downtown Carefree. located in one of the most recognized western towns in the u.s., this opportunity is ideal for a residential developer looking to expand their portfolio. residents will enjoy the endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, as well as one of a kind restaurants, accommodations, shop...



825 acres located at the northwest corner of w. irvine rd./...



fantastic Carefree location, not far from downtown Carefree with shopping and dining. the block wall offers plenty of privacy...



extra-large front bedroom that functions almost as a second master or in-law suite. while address is cave creek home is part of Carefree. everything is this home is picture perfect and only waiting for someone to move in....



this very private setting is also near the desert mountain and mirabel golf courses, and just 10 minutes to shopping and dining options of quaint Carefree and cave creek. enjoy mountain views and serenity of the sonoran desert from this easily buildable lot. there are 3 additional lots availa...



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...



98 acres and just minutes to the picturesque shops and restaurants of Carefree makes this home sure to please all... make sure you check out the virtual tour...



check out all the sellers upgrades in the docs folder!walk to shops and restaurants in Carefree sundial center....



this gated community is close to shopping in charming Carefree or the western town of cave creek and world class golf courses....



Esert hills, premium location with easy access to Carefree hwy and i-17. level usa...



minutes to desert ridge marketplace & 101 / az 51 freeways, the towns of cave creek, Carefree, numerous hiking trails and cave butte recreation area. open floor plan with vaulted ceiling, built in entertainment center and tiled floors down and newer stainless appliances. 2nd story includes master w/double door entry, master bath and walk-in closet. separate laundry and split bedrooms with jack & ...



Exclusive gated Carefree community. this sororan inspired village features quality upgrades such as wood shutters, 12x12 ceramic tile, fireplace with gas log, alder maple cabinets, ge profile appliances, microwave, granite countertops and skylight...



hike preserved trails from your property for many miles. a few short minutes to downtown Carefree and scottsdale, yet secluded and private. ocotillo ridge estates includes the ocotillo ridge preserve, a protected a portion of grapevine wash that serves as...



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



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



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Quantum of Arizonas, REALTORS
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ
623-745-2014
623-587-9972