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: $2,423,929 / County Average: $1,003,621

Average Taxes in Carefree: $4,615 / County Average: $2,982

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $540 / County Average: $396

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 23 / County Average: 31

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1995 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 99 / County Average: 51

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located on stagecoach pass, the enclave of estates at Carefree has been designed for five new custom homes. the lots are richly vegetated with saguaros and other native species. they have mountain views, spectacular sunsets and city light views. they have been designed t...




Furnished townhome, located in the heart of Carefree with unobstructed views of the continental mountains and nature preserve...




gated & golf course community of tuscany villas. Carefree living & this home sold turn key. welcoming gated courtyard walks you ...




private estate with horse privileges rare in the Carefree area includes an amazing tuscan-inspired home, remodeled detached casita/guest house, additional private office/studio, clay tennis court, horse facilities, and incredible views from the entire property. the custom-built home offers 2...




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. 7 custom lots are available today, ranging from 4.4 to 5.6 acres....




across the street from rancho manana golf course, and tonto grill. if you know cave creek/Carefree area you know what a special place it is. *utilities included in high seasonal rate with $150 electric and $110 water cap. beds: 1 queen, 2 twins....




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 & 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 in nighthawk**...




walk to restaurants, galleries, street fairs, and music in the Carefree gardens. most of existing furnishings and kitchenware are available to buyer....




Breathtakingly beautiful and completely updated this boulders home has a fresh and contemporary feel from the moment that you walk into the door...




22 acres you too will be inspired by the sonoran desert's serene beauty. being one of the highest elevation acreages in Carefree you will enjoy privacy and dark nights to study the stars. by day, explore the lush vegetation of giant saguaros, palo verde trees, jojoba and ancient rock outcroppings. this peaceful location awaits your private estat...




Rare opportunity to own a one of a kind property, overlooking the 7th fairway of desert forest gc...




This contemporary territorial is a designer gem features the finest materials and finishes...




excellent location for your custom home just off of i-17 and Carefree hwy. zoning allows for splitting the land. builder & lender referrals available....




Land for sale, build to suit or joint venture in the heart of cave creek town...




this gated community is close to shopping in charming Carefree, the new civana resort and the western town of cave creek and world class golf. the condo can be rented from may 2022 to november 2022....




this community features a resort like heated pool and spa, putting green, walking path and it it in walking distance to the charming town of Carefree. both bedrooms have their own bath plus a 3/4 bath in main living space. jr suite lock off has its own private living room, kitchen & patio. you have 1 garage space and 1 assigned parking spot....




Inside a community known as las ventanas just off Carefree hwy. easy access to everyw...




fantastic opportunity to own land in maricopa county and enjoy quiet rural living along with easy access to big city conveniences! easy access to hwy 60, loop 303 and Carefree hwy. lake pleasant apprx 30 mins away for outdoor fun! physical site address to be confirmed with maricopa county asse...




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....




shop, dine, hike, bike, golf, boat, or just chill. you deserve Carefree living!...




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