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: $1,249,162 / County Average: $730,163

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,856 / County Average: $3,606

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $323 / County Average: $266

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 13 / County Average: 26

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1990 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 144 / County Average: 79

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it is close to tonto national forest, endless trails for riding and hiking right in your backyard. convenient to i-17, anthem, cave creek, Carefree, and desert hills. aps electric at corner of lot, have access to a shared well with storage tank. real deal at $117,000....



-like retreat nestled into the desert hillside of Carefree az pushes the limits of innovation & blurs the lines between art & architecture. this home was featur...



Exclusive gated Carefree community. this sororan inspired village features quality upgrades such as wood shutters, 12x12 ceramic tile, fireplace with gas log, alder maple cabinets, ge profile appliances, microwave, granite countertops and skylight...



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. 11 custom lots are available today, ranging from 4 to 5 acres....



City lights, mountain views & beautiful sunsets. this north/south exposure lot is ready for your custom estate...



Beautiful updated retreat in Carefree. nestled on black mountain, you can own the view of the entire valley with incredible sunsets every night...



2 car garage. lovely grassy backyard with covered patio. Carefree resort style living. active neighborhood with tennis and pickleball plus heated pool and spa. minutes to the 51, shopping, dining, whole foods and trader joe's. park walking path. beautiful home in a picturesque neighborhood!...



This custom home site will delight those who seek dramatic unencumbered panoramic views of city lights and high sonoran desert, just under 2 acres overlooking the world famous boulders golf resort...



98 acres and just minutes to the picturesque shops and restaurants of Carefree makes this home sure to please all... make sure you check out the virtual tour...



escape from the ordinary and take in the stunning panoramic mountain and city light views overlooking cave creek, Carefree, and the valley below. the continental mountain range provide the perfect backdrop for you to imagine and build your dream luxury estate. each homesite is improved: paved streets, water, and electricity. public report, community design guidelines, cc&rs, and final plat available....



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. 11 custom lots are available today, ranging from 4 to 5 acres....



lots of mature landscape this is a must see owner will carry just south of Carefree highway....



Charming 3 bedroom, 3 bath home located in the much loved resort community of the boulders...



close to dining, shopping, minutes to deer valley airport, 20 min to sky harbor, surrounded by resort pools/amenities, scottsdale, and enchanting cave creek/Carefree! minutes to desert ridge. one neighbor to the right, turn key!...



amenities: tile & wood flrs, wht plantation shutters, private cvrd patio, Carefree artificial grass & stone yard. private gate to htd pool & spa steps away....



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...



63 acres prime land located next to lowes north of Carefree highway and cave creek rd.p...



custom home standards preapproved by the town of Carefree with approved engineering designs for lots, roadway and utilities included. alta has been done and preliminary drainage report, preliminary grading plan and plat plan and water report. natural gas,electric, water and cable to the property. the lush vegetation offers many mature saguaros at this 2,500 foot elevation. the gated entry is designed fo...



Simply stunning territorial thoughtfully sited on a private lot in the internationally known resort community of the boulders...



Home sits on a quiet, premier corner in beautiful Carefree, walking distance to breakfast in town & boulders resort. single level, rebuilt...



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