Carefree Homes For Sale In Carefree AZ

Carefree Homes For Sale

Carefree Homes For Sale In Carefree AZ

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What a fitting name for one of the most laid-back communities in Arizona, where you could very well find your dream home. This upscale town at the north end of the Phoenix Valley between Black Mountain and Cave Buttes was established in the 1950s by businessmen K.T. Palmer and Tom Darlington, the latter having a street in the town center bearing his name.  The town has a current population of about 3,799 people. From its humble beginnings to today’s thriving real estate scene, Carefree has always been diverse. No wonder its motto is “Home of Cowboys and Caviar, Where the Old West Meets the New.


Primarily Rural Population

Carefree neighborhoods are primarily rural, with about 1,834 houses, the majority owner-occupied, with less than 10% with renters. Housing density of 207 houses or condos per square mile. The median price for houses and condos is about $322,408, with contract rent at $934. However, homes can sell anywhere between $400,000 and $1 million. Buyers will find state-of-the-art quality homes with myriad attraction floor plans. Statistics show 716 mortgaged homes in the area with a median value of $807,703, an increase from previous years and much higher than Arizona’s median of $279,200. Carefree’s most populous age group is people aged 45 to 64.


Quality Local Schools

Cave Creek Unified District 93 serves the town through the following schools:

  • Lone Mountain Elementary School
  • Horseshoe Trails Elementary School
  • Desert Sun Academy
  • Black Mountain Elementary School
  • Sonoran Trails Middle School
  • Cactus Shadows High School


Residents can also send students to Annunciation Catholic School, Stepping Stones Academy, and Bella Vista College Preparatory Academy.


Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

Something is always going on in Carefree. The Boulders Resort and Spa at the town’s southern Edge is a natural refuge with modern comforts and gaming activities. The town center features Carefree Desert Gardens and Sundial Park, home to the third largest sundial in the Western Hemisphere, measuring 90 feet in diameter with gnomon standing 35 feet high. The gardens host frequent concerts and other activities while surrounding shopping centers have art galleries, unique boutiques and exciting restaurants, set amid streets with names like Ho Hum Way, Easy Street, and Lucky Lane. Among the popular eateries are:

  • Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse
  • English Rose Tea Room
  • Sweet Suzan’s
  • Black Mountain Coffee Shop & Cafe


Whether you are interested in an apartment, a luxury home, villas, or a luxury condo, you can find it all in Carefree. The town encompasses a total area of 8.9 square miles, more than enough to accommodate your needs. Contact The Holm Group at 480-206-4265 to help find your next home in Carefree, Arizona. Our team can provide a stellar experience for buyers and sellers, as we are committed to complete satisfaction on the part of our clients.


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36700 N LONE EAGLE Point, Carefree, AZ 85377
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 6.5
Year Built: 2000
Subdivision: HAWKSNEST
Description: This incredible home by Sever Design Group is truly one-of-a-kind and could...
Last Updated: January - 22 - 2024
35801 N MEANDER Way, Carefree, AZ 85377
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 5
Year Built: 2023
Subdivision: CAREFREE 3A AMD
Description: .This swank single level contemporary home checks all the dream home boxes....
Last Updated: January - 25 - 2024
37801 N Stirrup Circle, Carefree, AZ 85377
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# of Bedrooms: 8
# of Bathrooms: 7.5
Year Built: 1979
Subdivision: COW TRACK ESTATES 2
Description: Welcome to your privately gated estate with panoramic mountain views. Enjo...
Last Updated: February - 17 - 2024
9010 E Northview Lane, Carefree, AZ 85377
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Year Built: 2024
Subdivision: VELVET SHADOWS 3
Description: Step into the grandeur of Casa CarBella, where automotive elegance meets lu...
Last Updated: January - 20 - 2024
6901 E Restin Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
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Open House (02/24/2024 - 1:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 5.5
Year Built: 1991
Subdivision: Carefree Plat 3B
Description: Completely ReCrafted and upgraded. Sitting on an amazing 2.5 acres lot with...
Last Updated: February - 21 - 2024
Epitome of privacy at this 5 acres estate.
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 7
Year Built: 2008
Description: Introducing the epitome of quiet luxury at this formidable estate on 5 acre...
Last Updated: February - 12 - 2024
6602 N RIDGEWAY Drive, Carefree, AZ 85377
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 6
Year Built: 1984
Description: This iconic estate sits high on Black Mountain, on 10 acres, some 1500 feet...
Last Updated: February - 21 - 2024
36631 Peaceful Place, Carefree, AZ 85377
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Open House (02/23/2024 - 1:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 2005
Subdivision: Carefree
Description: Forget for a moment the exterior amenities and that the house is loaded wit...
Last Updated: February - 21 - 2024
6623 E EL SENDERO Road, Carefree, AZ 85377
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Open House (02/25/2024 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 5.5
Year Built: 1983
Description: Modern Contemporary Home in the best location of Black Mountain. This moder...
Last Updated: February - 23 - 2024
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 1983
Subdivision: CAREFREE PLAT 3B
Description: Nestled between trophy boulders, on a hillside lot, this landmark residence...
Last Updated: February - 11 - 2024

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