The wonderful community of Cave Creek, Arizona is located in Maricopa County next to the town of Carefree. Cave Creek developed from an early settlement that began following the Calvary exploration of the area the 1870s. When homes were built in the area, the Cave Creek Station was established, which eventually became the town of Cave Creek. The Carefree/Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce serves both Cave Creek and Carefree today. Before Arizona became a state, Cave Creek had been established, while Carefree was founded after Arizona was named a state.
The historic town of Cave Creek is a combination of frontier history and modern culture. Main Street Cave Creek is lined with western stores, specialty shops, art galleries and fine restaurants. For outdoor activity, Cave Creek has many options. Hikers will find the Sonoran Desert has many trails for horseback riding, biking, and hiking. The Cave Creek Regional Park protects 3,000 acres of the desert. Besides the beautiful landscape, you will also see many different species of wildlife. If golf is your preferred activity, the Rancho Manana Resort has a golf course. The Spur Cross Ranch was established as a guest ranch in the 1920s and is now known to be the gateway to the Tonto National Forest and its network of trails. You’ll also find the ranch has archaeology sites along Cave Creek. For more outdoor enjoyment, the Gateway Desert Awareness Park has more nature trails, facilities for picnics and a playground for children, making it yet another great option in Cave Creek for a family adventure.
Cave Creek homes are primarily Tuscan styled adobe homes with beautifully landscaped yards. The three to four-bedroom single-family homes make up most of the Cave Creek real estate in the area. Students in Cave Creek are served by the Cave Creek Unified School District. This historic town with its frontier focus combined with the modern amenities throughout the town makes it an active community. When you consider the options here along with the many different activities and entertainment from its nearest neighbor Carefree as well as the Scottsdale and Phoenix areas, then this becomes a destination to consider for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Cave Creek, Arizona, please allow us to assist you. Contact us today.
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