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: $1,111,322 / County Average: $647,304

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,496 / County Average: $3,194

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $294 / County Average: $244

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 15 / County Average: 27

Average Year Built in Carefree: 1994 / County Average: 1993

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 103 / County Average: 73

Carefree AZ Real Estate Market Health


Neighborhoods in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Boulders Carefree 4 Phase 1 Canyon Ridge Homes
Carefree Carefree 3A Amd Carefree Arizona
Carefree Fore Carefree Grand View Estates 2 Lot 23-40 Carefree Inn Estates Amended
Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Rolling Hills 1 Carefree Too
Cow Track Estates 2 Eastwood Reserve At Tranquil Trail Unit 1
The Boulders Velvet Shadows Velvet Shadows 3
Village At Carefree Conference Resort

Areas in Carefree AZ

Black Mountain Foothills Carefree Carefree Too
Eastwood RESERVE AT TRANQUIL TRAIL The Boulders
Velvet Shadows

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Huge price reduction. great for year round or winter living...



825 acres located at the northwest corner of w. irvine rd./...



views reflect the beauty of this custom home on .5 acre close to the towns of Carefree/cave creek. this 2015 ...



Um location with privacy and views, just north of Carefree hwy. paved roads. this custom h...



Spectacular golf course unit fully furnished with great mountain views...



close to shopping, schools, the ymca and restaurants in Carefree and cave creek. you really can have it all! owner is a licensed realtor in the state of arizona....



Ws from this 3.258 acre lot. lovely area south of Carefree highway, all custom built properties, not many lots available in this size. lot lies...



newly repainted exterior of home, newly installed 400,000 btu pool/spa heater, 3 car garage (single bay w/ac!) walk to Carefree shops & restaurants! room to expand backyard!!...



Esert hills, premium location with easy access to Carefree hwy and i-17, paved roads. 3 acre pa...



paradise valley schools, minutes to city north, kierland, the quarters, cave creek, and Carefree! dining that would keep the most discerning foodie satisfied, aaa+ location for shopping and entertaining. welcome home!...



Make this your home away from home! fully furnished...



Rare vacation lease opportunity in Carefree! with a dramatic view of black mountain, this newly renovated property enjoys a superb location near the civana resort and spa...



Spanish mediterranean 1.9 ac, designed by renowned phoenix architect george christensen...



Golf course & black mountain views! 3 bedrooms each with their own private bath + spacious office w/desk, sitting area & tv...



perfect for those seeking quiet and laid back living away from the city, but close to Carefree, scottsdale & mayo clinic. located between desert mountain and tonto national forest with bartlett lake nearby for boating and fi...



fantastic Carefree location, not far from downtown Carefree with shopping and dining. the block wall offers plenty of privacy in the mini resort like aback yard featuring a heated california lap pool and spa. great views to the north of the mountains....



Welcome to Carefree crossing the perfect location for your sonoran foothills lifestyle...



67 acre hillside lot offers endless panoramic view corridors including multiple mountain ranges, colorful sunsets, golf courses, and endless city lights of Carefree, scottsdale, phoenix and beyond. the elevation at street level is approximately 2850' located minutes from casual and fine dining, shopping, public & private golf courses and ju...



extremely motivated out of state owner. absolutely the best quality property in the Carefree area. panoramic views of city lights, ...



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



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