Settled in the breathtaking foothills of the Sonoran Desert you will find the beautiful community of Carefree, Arizona. This picturesque desert forest affords its residents refuge from the hustle and bustle of the big cities of Scottsdale and Phoenix, while still providing the much desired amenities you’d expect in a metropolitan area. Incorporated in 1984, Carefree sits on 8.5 square miles and is home to around 4,000 residents. Homes in the area vary in style, size and price. The average price for a one bedroom is around $140,000. A two bedroom will cost about $400,000. A three to five bedroom in Carefree has an average price of $1-2 million. There are several exclusive communities with homes for sale in Carefree. Homebuyers should consider the golf communities of Desert Forest and Rancho Manana, among others.
Carefree is a great place to buy a home and residents enjoy a plethora of casual and fine dining options including grills and bars serving up southwestern favorites, to charming tea rooms providing more elegant fare. If you desire a more romantic atmosphere be sure to check out Cellar 13, Brix Wine Bar or the AZ Wine Company. Whatever you are craving, Carefree has you covered.
Residents of Carefree are never bored, as the community hosts numerous events throughout the year. Between October and April the weather in Carefree is just right and visitors come in droves. A few of the community’s favorite events include the Annual Indian Art Market and Cultural Festival and the Carefree Festival of Fine Chocolate and Fine Art. During the summer The Carefree Concert Series is held in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion and boasts picturesque views of Black Mountain and close proximity to downtown’s galleries, boutiques and several dining options. If you desire the peaceful lifestyle afforded by a small town, but still want the shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation opportunities provided by a big city, consider buying a home in Carefree, Arizona.
If you are interested in buying a home for sale in Carefree, Arizona or have other Phoenix and Scottsdale area real estate questions, please contact us today for more information.
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