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: $1,095,360 / County Average: $616,232

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,479 / County Average: $3,483

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $292 / County Average: $239

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 15 / County Average: 28

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1992 / County Average: 1993

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 101 / County Average: 73

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Neighborhoods in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1 Carefree Arizona
Carefree Fore Carefree Fore More Carefree Grand View Estates 2 Lot 23-40
Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Terrace Condominiums Carefree Too
Cow Track Estates 2 Ridgeview Estates The Boulders
Velvet Shadows Velvet Shadows 3

Areas in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Fore Carefree Mountain Estates
RESERVE AT TRANQUIL TRAIL The Boulders

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walking distance to the recently renovated civana resort (formerly Carefree resort ) which is the valley's first sustainable wellness resort. close to bartlett lake & amazing golf courses....



This charming one bedroom condo near the Carefree sundial features an updated bathroom with walk-in shower and new tile flooring...



close to i17 freeway, fine dining & shopping at norterra, Carefree hwy & anthem....



Amazing home in executive neighborhood in Carefree...



fairly level lot with expansive views! gated! beautiful Carefree neighborhood with multi-million dollar custom homes! five acre zoning giv...



Tucked in the boulders of black mountain across from the boulders resort, this home radiates artisan craftsmanship melding its unique architecture with the surrounding hillside...



the last remaining sites on black mountain offering full city light views and the highest elevations in the north scottsdale / Carefree cave creek area. sweeping panoramic city and mountain views. from the boulders resort to 4 peaks in the eas...



Esert hills, premium location with easy access to Carefree hwy and i-17, paved roads, rare to find 1 acre square lot (214 ft by 204 ft) with water, shared well, 4 shares, great producing well. north/sou...



F black mountain, this gorgeous 2015 custom-built Carefree residence offers 5 brs, 4.5 bas, a 4-car garage & a...



Popular Carefree model, split-floor plan, single-level home situated in a highly desired area of beautiful mcdowell mountain ranch...



adjacent to another lot for sale by same owners that could provide over 17 acres for commercial development with huge frontage and exposure on Carefree hwy....



this home is a stones throw to black canyon highway and Carefree highway, and a lot of shopping and dining. come see this home before it is gone!...



Great 1.09 acre corner lot in wittmann! close to Carefree hwy and lake pleasant...



enjoy privacy, sunsets/mountain views with all the amenities of Carefree & cave creek including restaurants hiking/biking trails. ez commute to i-17 or loop 101 to airport or anywhere in the valley....



perfect for your luxury dream home or an opportunity for a spec home. close to everything in Carefree but still quiet and private within a gated community.listing broker is also an owner in the property....



Ded by the beautiful mountains of n. scottsdale & Carefree. you must stop by the 5,000 clubhouse to admire its state-of...



Construction starting soon! spectacular custom designed warm contemporary with lake frontage...



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



did i mention you can have hoofed animals too? far from the beaten path but close enough to civilization as i-17 is only a few miles away and a short trip to great shopping in anthem and the Carefree highway exits!...



Make this residence your home away from home! 2 master suites each with a king bed...



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Don Lanoue
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ
602-228-7811
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