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The town of Carefree is settled in the foothills of the Sonoran Desert among lush terrain and ancient boulders. Nestled within the heart of the community is a pedestrian-friendly, vibrant business district containing a rich variety of dining opportunities amongst the surrounding mountain and desert vistas and a unique assortment of intimate shops and galleries. A peaceful community located just north of Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Carefree Facts…

  • In the 1950’s, two entrepreneurs K.T. Palmer and Tom Darlington, formed a partnership and acquired the land now known as Carefree.
  • In the 1960’s, SkyRanch Airport and the Desert Forest Golf Club opened. The first shops and restaurants were constructed and business commenced within the TownCenter.
  • In the 1970’s, a total of approximately 300 homes had been constructed. Many of the roads in and around Carefree were paved.
  • In the 1980’s, Carefree incorporated as a Town.
  • In the 1990’s, the population of Carefree increased to over 2,500 residents.
  • Today, Carefree’s population is approaching 4,000 residents. The Carefree Desert Gardens and the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion hold numerous community concerts and events such as world class art shows throughout the year. Carefree celebrates 54 years of history and 29 years of incorporation.



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  1. 5 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,418 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.09 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 2
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  2. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,092 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.75 ac
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 3
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  3. 7 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 11,544 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.56 ac
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 3
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  4. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,557 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,215 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 4
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  5. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 2,779 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,613 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 9
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  6. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,950 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.05 ac
    Year built: 1985
    Days on market: 10
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  7. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,737 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,613 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Days on market: 11
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  8. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,958 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,264 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 12
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  9. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,485 sq ft
    Year built: 1983
    Days on market: 16
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  10. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,721 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.64 ac
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 16
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  11. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,156 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 17
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  12. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,089 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.27 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 17
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  13. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,292 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,154 sqft
    Year built: 1972
    Days on market: 19
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  14. 4 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 5,240 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.74 ac
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 19
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  15. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,878 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.70 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 21
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  16. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.13 ac
    Year built: 1995
    Days on market: 23
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  17. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,972 sq ft
    Lot size: 6.09 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 23
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  18. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,374 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,681 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 25
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  19. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,193 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,227 sqft
    Year built: 2018
    Days on market: 26
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  20. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,091 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,522 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 27
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  21. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,303 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.60 ac
    Year built: 1995
    Days on market: 29
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  22. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.68 ac
    Year built: 1972
    Days on market: 31
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  23. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,100 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,178 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 32
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  24. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,104 sq ft
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 38
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  25. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,037 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,461 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 45
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Carefree $0 - $250,000

  1. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 1,450 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,890 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 93
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Carefree $250,000 - $500,000

  1. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 2,779 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,613 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 9
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  2. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,737 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,613 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Days on market: 11
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  3. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,485 sq ft
    Year built: 1983
    Days on market: 16
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  4. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,156 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 17
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  5. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,100 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,178 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 32
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Carefree $500,000 - $750,000

  1. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,950 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.05 ac
    Year built: 1985
    Days on market: 10
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  2. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,089 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.27 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 17
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  3. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,292 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,154 sqft
    Year built: 1972
    Days on market: 19
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  4. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.13 ac
    Year built: 1995
    Days on market: 23
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  5. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,374 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,681 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 25
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Carefree $750,000 - $1,000,000

  1. 5 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,418 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.09 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 2
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  2. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,557 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,215 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 4
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  3. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,089 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.27 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 17
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  4. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,972 sq ft
    Lot size: 6.09 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 23
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  5. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,303 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.60 ac
    Year built: 1995
    Days on market: 29
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Carefree $1,000,000 - $1,500,000

  1. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,092 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.75 ac
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 3
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  2. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,721 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.64 ac
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 16
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  3. 4 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 5,240 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.74 ac
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 19
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  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,878 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.70 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 21
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  5. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,253 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,908 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 60
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Carefree $1,000,000 - $1,500,000

  1. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,092 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.75 ac
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 3
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  2. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,721 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.64 ac
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 16
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  3. 4 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 5,240 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.74 ac
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 19
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  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,878 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.70 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 21
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  5. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,253 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,908 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 60
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Carefree $1,500,000 - $2,000,000

  1. 7 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 11,544 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.56 ac
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 3
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  2. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,958 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,264 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 12
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  3. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,091 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,522 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 27
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  4. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 5,657 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.89 ac
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 60
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  5. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 3,673 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.10 ac
    Year built: 2018
    Days on market: 129
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Carefree $2,000,000 - $3,000,000

  1. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 5,657 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.89 ac
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 60
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  2. 5 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 7,516 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.13 ac
    Year built: 1988
    Days on market: 213
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  3. 3 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 6,327 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.36 ac
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 249
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  4. 5 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 7,783 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.99 ac
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 255
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  5. 5 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 4,132 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.02 ac
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 262
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Carefree $3,000,000+

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  1. 5 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,418 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.09 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 2
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  2. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,092 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.75 ac
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 3
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  3. 7 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 11,544 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.56 ac
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 3
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  4. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,557 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,215 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 4
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  5. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,958 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,264 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 12
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  6. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,721 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.64 ac
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 16
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  7. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,089 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.27 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 17
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  8. 4 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 5,240 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.74 ac
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 19
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  9. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,878 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.70 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 21
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  10. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,972 sq ft
    Lot size: 6.09 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 23
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  11. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,091 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,522 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 27
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  12. 3 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,303 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.60 ac
    Year built: 1995
    Days on market: 29
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  13. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,950 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,245 sqft
    Year built: 1972
    Days on market: 45
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  14. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,420 sq ft
    Lot size: 5.88 ac
    Year built: 1983
    Days on market: 58
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  15. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,253 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,908 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 60
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  16. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 5,657 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.89 ac
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 60
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  17. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,877 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,325 sqft
    Year built: 1972
    Days on market: 62
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  18. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,535 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,473 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 65
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  19. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,232 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,552 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 77
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  20. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,759 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,590 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Days on market: 90
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  21. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,731 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.24 ac
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 96
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  22. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,541 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,124 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 115
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  23. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 3,673 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.10 ac
    Year built: 2018
    Days on market: 129
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  24. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 7,385 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.12 ac
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 167
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  25. 4 beds, 4.5 baths
    Home size: 4,442 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,817 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 211
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