If you love the feel of the Wild West and having your outdoor activities just outside of your door, Carefree is the ideal place for you to live. The air seems a little clearer, the temperatures a few degrees cooler and the desert just a little more lush. Carefree has an elevation of approximately 2,700 feet compared to Scottsdale at 1,250 feet and Phoenix at 1,100 feet.
Many custom and semi-custom homes build in this area naturally blend in with rock formations and feature Adobe, Santa Fe and Territorial architecture. Luxury condominiums offer maintenance free lifestyle and cater to seasonal residents as well as local active adult residents and there are plenty of horse properties for those who embrace the southwestern lifestyle. Downtown Carefree and neighboring Cave Creek offer electing shopping, unique restaurants and country style nightlife entertainment. Boulders Golf Resort offers fine dining, a wonderful spa and is a favorite hangout to locals looking for a resort styled night out.
Children living in Carefree attend schools within the Cave Creek School District but also have the option to enroll in the nearby Foothills Academy College Prep, Bella Vista College Prep and Annunciation Catholic School.