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: $1,624,043 / County Average: $849,944

Average Taxes in Carefree: $2,887 / County Average: $2,492

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $503 / County Average: $373

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 24 / County Average: 30

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1996 / County Average: 1995

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 45 / County Average: 34

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Gorgeous views of black mtn & the continential mtns...

Newly upgraded standalone building in downtown Carefree available now...

the excellent north valley location offers easy access to northern arizona, Carefree, cavecreek! tramonto also offers 3 community pools (1 heated, 2 with hot tubs), parks, playgrounds, volleyball, tennis, b-ball courts etc. this...

this location is 20 minutes from surprise, wickenburg and lake pleasant and 30 minutes to i-17 and Carefree highway. horses are welcome and you'll find plenty of places to ride or recreate nearby so bring all your toys! one of the owners is a licensed realtor. new parcel number to be determined at coe. more land is available if you want more acreage. this is a brand new home which has never been lived in!...

three full baths! two car garage. your italian villa in Carefree awaits...

This lovely boulders home on the golf course was recently remodeled, bright and open, the soft contemporary design and inviting outdoor spaces take perfect advantage of the exceptional location in the world famous boulders community...

boulders club & spa membership is available for a separate fee. close to Carefree restaurants, shopping & entertainment....

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...

42 acre hillside lot offers endless panoramic view corridors including multiple mountain ranges, colorful sunsets, golf courses, & endless city lights of Carefree, scottsdale, phoenix and beyond. the elevation at street level is approximately 2700'. located minutes from casual and fine dining, shopping, public & private golf courses & jus...

See this amazing new listing on the south side of Carefree hwy situated on a total of 2.6 ac...

Enjoy Carefree living from your pool in this resort like back yard...

there is already a shared well agreement, and easement to lot. conveniently located to i-17 and cave creek/Carefree area. buyer to verify location of utilities and facts....

This is the home you have been waiting for!! fantastic views of black mtn and elephant butte to enjoy the sunsets...

bring your toothbrush and swimsuit, forget the rat race and have a Carefree, relaxing experience! $1950 hi-season, $1650 lo-season...

Rants, mountain biking & hiking near the heart of Carefree & cave creek. this lovely condo has a second master suite with a separate sitting room (which could be a den, 3rd bedro...

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...

community has pool, spa and a workout facility. close to downtown cave creek, Carefree with plenty of shopping, hiking and golf near by. come take a look, you will not be disappointed!...

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....

condo comes furnished at list price, well-stocked with housewares, linens and all you need to enjoy your Carefree vacation, 2nd home or primary residence! the soaring ceilings and many windows bring in incredible light, while the layout works as 2 master suites or den plus 2nd bath. the master's charming window seat and walk-in closet are details found in single-fami...

Carefree ranches *now building* 1+ acre spec home sites with no hoa...

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