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: $1,245,505 / County Average: $853,166

Average Taxes in Carefree: $3,690 / County Average: $3,720

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carefree: $330 / County Average: $302

Average Walkscore in Carefree: 18 / County Average: 28

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

Average Days on Website in Carefree: 128 / County Average: 78

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Carefree 3A Amd Carefree Plat 3B Carefree Terrace Condominiums
Carefree Too Cow Track Estates 2 The Boulders
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Escape to this tranquil retreat. spectacular sunset, golf, and mountain views...

you will be struck by the beautiful views of the Carefree hills. walls of windows offe...

this gated community is close to shopping in charming Carefree or the western town of cave creek and world class golf courses....

located just minutes from shopping and dining in n scottsdale, Carefree & cave creek. there is city of scottsdale water, sewer and power is at the street. this is an incredible opportunity to own a larger acreage outside of the subdivisions with no hoa you have lots options to design your dream home....

Beautiful home that has been greatly enjoyed by this owner for many years...

Turnkey! sellers encourage subsequent offers! this remodeled, gorgeous property has been completely upgraded inside and out...

Simply stunning Carefree classic ranch ! virtual showings are now available with facetime...

located just under a mile west of cave creek road and north of Carefree highway, this property is tucked away in one of the most desirable pockets of cave creek -- yet it is also easily accessible. surrounding properties in the area have minimum 5-acre zoning, making this...

outstanding mountain views, two fireplaces, one in the master bedroom-electric sun shades in and out, montacino seems like a quaint tuscan village in the heart of Carefree....

the future plans for the Carefree hwy scenic corridor allow for commercial development and possibly annexation into the city of phoenix, which would bring utilities to the area. this 3.6 acres is abutting Carefree hwy and is a building opportunity with many business type uses....

This incredible parcel just became available. possibly the best panoramic southern views in entire valley...

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

Unique fully furnished 2 bed 3 bath home that will take your breath away...

with an aps transformer at the street and a tap into the shared well on the property all you need are house plans and a permit to get started your dream home. you are mere minutes from Carefree hwy and the i-17 where there is a home depot, in-n-out burger, grocery shopping, and other necessities. you're far enough away from the city to have some wide open spaces but close enoug...

With easy access to both Carefree highway and the 60 highway, you are within 15 minutes to lake pleasant...

Great location in heart of Carefree. walking distance to spanish village, restaurants, shopping,and galleries...

numerous dining, shopping, and entertainment options are close by, including frontier town and stagecoach village. cave creek & Carefree host many different community events throughout the year, such as taste of cave creek, art shows, and concerts. there are several top-rated golf courses and hiking trails nearby. customize the dream home you deserve in cave creek! come and see this amazing lot today!...

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....

Completed april 25th, 2020 amazing new home! private gated community...

New build to suit luxury construction. 4600 sf updated floor plan and landscape design...

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Don Lanoue
34406 N 27th Drive #140
Phoenix, AZ