Carefree 55+ Communities

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Make Your Golden Years Your Best Years in Carefree

Live a lifestyle of small-town luxuries in the beautiful, scenic, and serene Carefree. Filled with shopping, dining, arts, activities, and attractions, Carefree is an ideal place to spend the golden years of life. Surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert and the Tonto National Forest, Carefree perfectly blends a tranquil rural lifestyle with the excitement of small-town living.

While there aren’t any Active Adult or 55+ communities located directly within Carefree, there are several nearby communities that offer all the perks of Active Adult living along with the laid-back lifestyle and small-town charms of Carefree.

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Top 55+ Communities Near Carefree, AZ


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Trilogy at Verde River

One of the area’s newest luxury resort communities, Trilogy at Verde River is tucked into the northeast valley just a few minutes east of Carefree and North Scottsdale. Beautiful and brand-new homes offer a truly lavish lifestyle, while a plethora of amazing amenities offer plenty of ways to stay active and social. Hiking and walking trails, mountain bike trails, and fishing and boating are just the beginning! At the Verde River Golf & Social Club, residents can enjoy several dining options, a Fitness Center, a Spa, Art Loft, golf course, Courts & Sports Complex, several pools, and even an outdoor shop.

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Rio & Tonto Verde

Nestled against the favorite McDowell Regional Park, the communities of Rio Verde and Tonto Verde (“The Verdes”) are truly the perfect retirement communities for outdoor lovers. The area is filled with ways to get outside—hiking trails, horse stables, golf courses, pools, and more. There are many beautiful living options to choose from, as well as clubhouses in each community—each with a fitness center and dining options.

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Heritage IV at Scottsdale Ranch

Part of the expansive Scottsdale Ranch community, Heritage IV is a charming townhome community filled with great possibilities. Its resale-only townhomes were completed in the 90s and offer single-level living, as well as high ceilings and patios facing a greenbelt. The community itself offers a heated pool, tennis courts, and a clubhouse. Plus, residents enjoy all the amenities of the larger Scottsdale Ranch, including the Scottsdale Senior Recreation Center, Scottsdale Park, the Marcado shopping center, and boating and fishing on Lake Siena.


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Carefree at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 3,526
Growth Since 2000: + 20.5%
County: Maricopa
Median Home Price: $769,000

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Travel & Commute

Scottsdale: 30 min
Downtown Phoenix: 40 min
Chandler: 50 min
Glendale: 45 min


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