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: $2,106,003 / County Average: $866,133

Average Taxes in Carefree: $4,921 / County Average: $2,874

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $463 / County Average: $353

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 21 / County Average: 32

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1996 / County Average: 1993

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 101 / County Average: 40

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

You simply won't find better land in this area.only minutes from Carefree and cave creek, this remarkable property features a development opportunity or sustainable living opportunity, for those that desire to build a compound close to town, but away from it all. if you've ever dreamt of owning your own compound, then you're going to love owning your own 50 acre mountain, with 25 adjacent acres....

Sold ''as-is'' - it's about location - views to the mountains, quiet cul-de-sac lot - custom built home has all the great bones required to create a stunning home or vacation rental - 2x6 construction - estate sale where there was rain damage prior to listing - estate/insurance has spent over $200k in mold remediation & new roof - includes 5 yr roof warranty & termite warranty that are both transferrable - currently no kitchen, so the canvas is blank, ready for new designs - pool/spa is empty - everything you see is being sold ''as-is'' by the estate along with the ''mold-free home certificate'' recently issued by remediation company - if you are looking for a project that brings you instant equity, here it is...

private gated community offers relaxed commute to explore phoenix, scottsdale, cave creek, Carefree, peoria, desert hills and more!! this home is upgraded & well...

call today to walk this beautiful lot in the high sonoran desert. ranch highlands, Carefree ranch....

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....

this upscale gated community is close to charming and artsy Carefree with excellent restaurants, art galleries and festivals. the western town of cave creek is only a short drive away. hiking, horseback riding, golf, tennis & many other outdoor activities nearby. owner wishes to have tenant reimburse for owner held utilities....

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

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

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...

This furnished Carefree model home is one sleek, unique home that sits next to the trail ridge golf course...

Ng arena! great views and high visibility lot on Carefree highway. close to wickenburg, surprise and phoenix and minutes from lake pleasant an...

this upper level condo is perfectly located in a quiet community, yet with great proximity to all that Carefree has to offer. don't miss the rare opportunity. rental rates vary depending on season and length of stay. rent includes water, sewer & garbage collection. no pets allowed....

Great condo close to everything in Carefree-walk to downtown...

conveniently located near grocery stores, dining and retail stores. quick access to i-17 and Carefree highway....

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!...

Ment. corner lot with huge frontage & exposure on Carefree hwy....

17 acres in gated, boutique neighborhood close to Carefree shopping. interior exudes southwestern lifestyle customizable to buyer's unique lifestyle. open floor plan filled with natural light, surrounded by private indoor/outdoor living. four dramatic fireplaces; gourmet chef-grade kitchen with two work stations, sub-zero column ...

Nestled in the tranquil Carefree foothills sits this timeless desert retreat...

gated & ultra-private; tranquil yet close to art, shopping, & dining in the cave creek-Carefree areas. this modern fortress of masonry & steel construction will stand the test of time. the indoor - outdoor living experience beckons you to the wrap-around balcony seating. enjoy 360-degree unobstructed views of city lights, panoramic mountain ranges, sunr...

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