March 30, 2017 admin admin

Carefree, AZ: Where the Living & Luxury is Easy

Carefree is a place where you can find the best of both worlds – the charm of a small town and the amenities of a master-planned community. With approximately 3,500 people residing in just 1,900 homes, the town’s 8 square miles boasts plenty of wide-open Sonoran Desert views.

Residents love Carefree because it’s not as densely populated as other parts of Greater Phoenix and so they’ll tell you that the air is cleaner, the traffic is lighter and the way-of-life is easier. Sure, the pace is slower in Carefree, but it’s far from boring. There is plenty to do in this pocket of the Valley of the Sun.

First, it’s nestled along Black Mountain, which means plenty of hiking, biking and outdoorsy activities. There is a 3.5-acre desert garden in downtown featuring rare specimen plants and cacti, Sunday spring concerts at Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion and a farmer’s market every Friday morning under the town’s iconic sundial. Plus, 20+ golf courses in the area make for endless tee-time opportunities.

The town of Carefree also hosts several special events throughout the year, including the Thunderbird Artists Fine Art Fair, Carefree Christmas Festival and the Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Exhibits.

One more benefit that Carefree locals enjoy over other Maricopa County residents is this: The Town of Carefree does not assess a town-specific real estate tax. This means that real estate taxes here are approximately half of what would be charged for an identical home in other Phoenix suburbs. Luxury just costs less in Carefree.

If you’re looking to move to this high desert enclave, consider our listing at 5700 E. Canyon Crossings Drive. Tucked into a highly sought-after gated community, the home comes with exceptional views of Black Mountain, a chef’s dream kitchen stocked with Viking appliances and a custom bar that looks out onto a resort-worthy backyard.

Outside, you’ll find a heated pool and Jacuzzi with a high-end, built-in barbecue and fire pit. If you’re a car collector, you’ll love the home’s air-conditioned 3-car garage.

If you’d like to view 5700 E. Canyon Crossings Drive in Carefree, please give us a call at 602-497-3102 or email

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