Carefree, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. This master-planned community was established in the 1950s by the Carefree Development Corporation. This community, some 35 miles north of Phoenix, was the idea of Tom Darlington and KT Palmer. With a vision toward preservation of the desert, this town of approximately 3,500 is concerned with providing inspiration via the desert to artists, business owners, and families.
This lovely community boasts a highly rated golf course at the Boulders Resort Golf Club. Located in the Sonoran Desert, the granite boulder foundations are a part of the amazing landscape. The course is semi-private, with a north course that is par-72, 6,811 yards and a south course of 6,726 yards, par 71. The courses were designed by Jay Morrish. Besides the challenging holes, there is a pro shop, fitness center, and restaurant. Those who appreciate gardens will enjoy visiting the public botanical garden in downtown Carefree. Open daily throughout the year, it has many plants, including the crested saguaro. Art lovers will enjoy visiting the M & E Fine Arts Gallery which offers textiles, pottery, sculptures and a variety of other art exhibitions. The downtown area is home to many shops and specialty boutiques. The largest sundial in the United States can also be found downtown.
This planned community offers luxury homes ranging from three bedrooms to six bedrooms. You will find one story homes in Carefree, as well as multi-level homes constructed with stucco and stone. Depending on the location, you will find some Carefree homes are built on large lots, some on smaller, more compact areas. There is a variety of homes, and the average price is between $200,000 to $600,000. Some of the larger luxury homes in Carefree can go as high as three million. It has been called a quiet community, one suited for raising a family. The schools in this affluent community have high ratings, and the flair for the artistic, and the focus on a cowboy atmosphere makes this quaint community one that anyone will find pleasing. If the local amenities aren’t meeting a specific need, Cave Creek is right next door, and Phoenix just a few miles away. Taking this all into consideration, then this becomes a must-consider destination for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Carefree, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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