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: $1,116,796  County Average: $610,128

Average Taxes in CAREFREE: $3,643  County Average: $3,667

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in CAREFREE: $286  County Average: $227

Average Walkscore in CAREFREE: 16  County Average: 29

Average Year Built in CAREFREE: 1992  County Average: 1993

Average Days on Website in CAREFREE: 126  County Average: 78

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Almarte Boulders Carefree 2 Phase 2 Replat Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1
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Carefree Grand View Estates 1 Lot 1-22 Tr A Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Rolling Hills 3
Carefree Terrace Condominiums Carefree Too Cow Track Estates 2
Crossings At Carefree The Boulders Tranquil Place
Velvet Shadows 3 Village At Carefree Conference Resort


CAREFREE ROLLING HILLS Carefree Terrace Condominiums Carefree Too
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lg master suite w/ bright windows, stunning bath & lg walk in closet. arizona Carefree backyard. enjoy the heated pool, spa & gas fire pit. enjoy dinner from the built in bbq under the covered patio. walk to the fitness center & clubhouse.las sendas has many sport courts,parks, restaurants & award winning golf course!...

Private resort with some of the best views Carefree has to offer...

2 king beds, arizona room and barbeque make for a pleasant experience. the town of Carefree with art shops, fine dining, farmer's market and entertainment is in walking distance....

Ee life-style in this beautiful, newly renovated, Carefree model! you will love the ki...

3 bedroom each with it's own full bath. gorgeous golf course view & man range with spectacular sonoran sunsets...

conveniently located midway between desert ridge and cave creek/Carefree. this architecturally pleasing home offers a thoughtfully designed o...

cave creek and north scottsdale offers golfing, shopping and dining and is home to many attractions and events throughout the year. Carefree is 10 mins away. come build the home of your dreams!...

the pictures give great perspective of how sucluded the area is but how close i-17 & Carefree hwy are. vacant land - no appointment needed. 5 acres total spilt into 2 parcels. 2 acres in front ($18...


backyard is completely fenced with a covered patio, grassy area and several large mature shade trees. this is a wonderful home just perfect for Carefree living. check it out - you won't be disappointed!!!...

nestled on an acre in the lush desert setting of Carefree. the home is full of sunshine with sonoran desert views from every angle. travertine floors throughout the home coupled with sleek lines create clean, contemporary styling while maintaining a cozy ambiance. the split floor plan offers 4 en suite bedrooms, each with a private patio. speaking of pati...

cute as a button and shows like a model. walk to the heart of Carefree's shopping and dining just across the street.each bedroom and living area have french door access to the two patios to enjoy the gorgeous weather here in az. this rare...

, gated windmill neighborhood on the n scottsdale/Carefree border. acacia is a five bedroom (including casita), with four full baths and two powder...

north/south exposure, gorgeous sunrises/sunsets and all within close proximity to Carefree, cave creek & downtown scottsdale. all figs & meas are aprx....

large, mature saguaros, mesquite and palo verde trees. easy access off hwy 74/Carefree highway. great mountain views. close to lake ple...

Welcome to the crossings at Carefree lot 2. come and walk the trails and enjoy arizona sunsets, city lights and majestic mountains...

Classic Carefree home set on lushly vegetated 5 acre hilltop parcel with captivating 360 degree views to the city lights of phoenix wrapping around to elephant butte and the continentals...

relax by the fire in your salt water pool and spa in the backyard, or sip wine as the sun sets over black mountain. walk to Carefree town center shopping and dining. welcome to this treasured home....

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms verona model: end unit, and all on ground level, with 1 car garage. enjoy the Carefree living with amenities such as 2 swimming pools, (one heated...

gated windmill neighborhood on the n. scottsdale/Carefree border and was completed early october 2017. the home's five-bedroom (including casita) great room floor plan flows seamlessly from indoors...

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David Patterson
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ