Realty Executives Phoenix
Denise van den Bossche
Associate Broker, Realtor & Team Leader (602) 980-0737
Denise van den Bossche
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This is Carefree living. Carefree homes in north Scottsdale near the foot-stomping country music and open mics of rowdy Cave Creek or the solitude of peace and serenity with the most amazing Sonora desert views imageable.
Carefree is a rural residential town of approximately 3,700 people, residing in 1,900 homes, slightly more than 8 square miles in area, one of the most popular destinations in North Scottsdale. In addition, it is just an hour drive from downtown Phoenix and Sky Harbor International Airport.
Carefree is well known for its quaint “downtown” where the streets “Ho” and “Hum” converge for a photo opp! Here you can attend Art Fairs, Wine Tasting and Farmers Markets every weekend from October – April.
Residents adore the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert, the clean air, light traffic, local resorts and year-round outdoor activities including hiking, biking and riding. The most well-known landmarks in Carefree is Black Mountain. This part of north Scottsdale is also close to Bartlett Lake and Tonto National Forest for an endless variety of boating, trail riding and camping.
Home prices are on the higher end of metro-Phoenix cities in Maricopa County. Crime is in the lowest 25% of the nation. The elevation of Carefree is over 1,200 feet higher than Phoenix-Scottsdale city centers, and residents claim there is a 10 degree differential, a sweet place to be in the summer months. In addition, Carefree has a deep aquafer and has been able to avoid the water issues which have plagued various parts of North Scottsdale as developers raced to join in the growth here over the last few decades. In addition, Carefree has no local property tax.
2022 Property Taxes of our newest $1,400,000 Acre Listing in Carefree Rolling Hills was under $1,800 per year.
Ask our residents what made them move to Carefree and many will mention the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert, the clean air, less traffic and ideal for people who treasure peace and tranquility in their surroundings. Once living in Carefree, residents stay because of the people and the outdoor lifestyle available to them. Carefree residents are active and involved in a broad cross-section of activities. Ranging from young families to retired professionals, they are all living their lives to the fullest.
Here are a few charts from May 21, 2023 from our local statisticians. More on the current market can be found here. If you are interested in the Carefree market, give Denise a call at 602-980-0737.