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Sorry, this home is now SOLD, FOR $ 1.815 MILLION. Hilltop views from this classic home on a cul-de-sac street with no HOA and nice rental possibilities as well.  The main living area on one floor with a unique separate two story, two room casita. The entry living room with curved walls and large view windows is a showcase, of mountain and desert views, Most of the home has been renovated in 2010.. You'll enjoy the chef's kitchen with thick granite counters and a unique triangular island, separate breakfast table and expansive outdoor bbq and kitchen on a view patio. Residence has large travertine tiles a with metal-trimmed exterior. Pool has just been resurfaced as well.. Remodeled bathrooms all ready to enjoy along with a private media room. By the way, this was the former residence of the respected course designer Pete Dye, which has been completely renovated and made even more distinctive, at 8535 E. Dog Leg Drive in Carefree.  4630 sq. feet, on 1 acre, 5 bed + media room, 6 bath.   Note the distinctive metal sheathing which goes around the entire house and architecturally tied into the casita as well.
Here's a video of the $20 million dollar Carefree Town Center and award-winning cactus garden, amid quaint shops and restaurants: Tour Carefree Town Center
And check out the home video tour  on  Classic Carefree home video
Below left, photo from the Western edge of the property showing how much land is included!  Acre+
And if you're unfamiliar with the name Pete Dye, read this touching article in the New York Times that showcases his impact on golf and golf course design worldwide:   Who was Pete Dye?
check out the topographic survey for the property:   Topographic Survey

With a paver driveway and motor court, a winding path through desert trees and mature cactus,  the home is sited to maximize the views of Black Mountain and area landmarks. . .and you'll be amazed at how quiet the neighborhood is, on the cul-de-sac drive.


Below, elegant Master Suite with stunning hardwood floors. There's a special double door entry from the Living Room, and also entry to a private patio where you can enjoy morning coffee with a view!


Below, there's a wet bar in the Living Room, and the curved walls are more difficult to construct, but impressive to see.


Master Bath features dual vanities, Jacuzzi tub, bidet, expansive shower with lots of nozzles, and a large Master Closet. Pictured is just half of it!


Continuing the walk into the home, there's an open formal dining room with mountain views and easy access to the kitchen through a separate door.  Below left, the family room has large view windows looking out at the pool and patio.


Above, an aerial of the complex, with Black Mountain rising in the distance.  The residence is on the right, the unique two-story casita on the left.  You'll see interior casita photos as you scroll down.  Since the property is not in an HOA, rental possibilities, even for short-term rentals, as much better.
Below, a series of photos showcasing the chef's kitchen, which is a winner, with mega counter space, thick granite counters, a stunning triangular island with sink, entry to the dining room and large open area with a breakfast table. On either side of the Thermador induction range, there are spice pull-out trays, and some of the cabinetry features large pull-out appliance drawers!

Below, the breakfast area with entry to the outdoor kitchen and BBQ, on an extended entertaining patio. The home is loaded with many entertaining places for your guests to enjoy.


Below, several guest suites on the main living floor, one with a fireplace, and the front bedroom with wraparound view windows and private bath.

Below, there's also a media room with private bath and storage closet in the home, and across the pool is the two-story casita, with each floor separate, with kitchen area, and private patios.

Below, the wonderfully-rustic top casita room with pool views, private patio, kitchenette and office.
The fireplace is constructed of quartz rocks. With no HOA, these two separate casitas have lucrative VRBO and Air B&B rental potential!

Below, two angles of the casitas. Two separate living quarters, two different floors!

Below, the lower casita bedroom with kitchen. This unit has front and rear patios as well.

Above, the lower casita kitchen area, and on the right, all paver driveway and motor court
Below, the property is a little over one acre, with no HOA, surrounded by mature cactus and the Upper Sonoran Desert.

With only about 15 houses on the market in Carefree, this addition is an exciting chance to live in one of the town's most popular locations, a hilltop view residence, minutes from the Town Center, and with No HOA and the possibility of doing short-term rentals as well!  We know the area completely, we have sold more houses on Dog Leg Drive than just about anybody, and. . . we are your neighbors!  Check out the award-winning cactus gardens and town centers on this video:  Tour Carefree Town Center and to arrange your personal tour of this home, Call us at 602-377-0060 for more information.  Offered by Preston and Nancy Westmoreland of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty in Carefree, your local residents for 36 years.   Offered for $1.9 million.  8535 E. Dog Leg Drive, Carefree.