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Cave Creek is a town in Maricopa County bordering Phoenix but one of the smallest communities in the Phoenix Metro area. This small suburb is home to less than 6000 residents and is located on the northeast border of the Phoenix area just south of the Jewel of the Creek Preserve, just a few minutes off of Interstate 17. It borders Carefree, the Phoenix Sonoran Preserve, in the small community of Anthem.

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Cave Creek December 7, 2022
149
Listed
91
Avg. DOM
$425.70
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$999,000
Med. List Price
149 Properties
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$625,000
Neighborhood: Vista Montana At Dove Valley Ranch
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,758
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6496414
MLS
Located in the highly sought after area of Cave Creek and bordering North Scottsdale, this location can't be beat! The majestic mountain views & incredible Arizona sunsets are transcending! You will...
$1,200,000
Neighborhood: Sierra Vista 2
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,256
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6496426
MLS
Nestled in the private and exclusive community of Whispering Hills, Cave Creek, AZ, this beautiful property is perched northward with stunning mountain views. The home is an elegant one story 3250 SF...
$1,297,395
Neighborhood: Cachet At Peak View
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,159
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
6495629
MLS
Are you looking for an investment opportunity? This is a model home sale and the seller will lease the home back during the sales period at the community. Brand new single level gated community of...
$519,000
Neighborhood: Tatum Ranch Parcel 43B
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,618
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
1
Day on Site
6495261
MLS
Single story home in Tatum Ranch within walking distance to Dynamite Park. High plant ledges, ample storage, LARGE master and walk in closet! Light and bright setting with good flowing floor plan,...
$1,140,000
Neighborhood: Scottsdale Heights
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,063
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
6494849
MLS
Model Change! NEW Semi Custom Home to Be Built. No HOA Great Location Scottsdale city water and sewer no septic! Buy now and design this home your Way! This Spacious 3063sqft, 4 Bed Plus...
$1,000,000
Neighborhood: No Hoa, Horse Property
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,447
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
6
Days on Site
6495076
MLS
A 2018 Desert Charmer in Cave Creek. This 1 acre horse property is ideal for outdoor living & recreational enthusiasts, w/stunning sunsets & mountain views. This 4 bed/3 bath home is open, bright &...
$1,149,000
Neighborhood: Pleasantview
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,483
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
3
Days on Site
6494773
MLS
Stunning Santa Fe on 1+ acre saguaro-studded lot in the heart of Cave Creek. This hillside home has unobstructed views to the west ideal for enjoying spectacular Arizona sunsets. A detached art...
Open 12/10
38500 N School House Road #5 Cave Creek, AZ 85331
$949,999
Neighborhood: Galloway Ridge
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,113
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
6494463
MLS
In the Heart of CAVE CREEK! Walk to charming town of CAVE CREEK. Fabulous location with incredible amenities. From restaurants, shopping, & entertainment. This home features a 3 bedroom with 3 full...
$2,300,000
Neighborhood: Desert Creek
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,641
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
9
Days on Site
6493756
MLS
Coveted location near Rancho Manana in Cave Creek, Arizona - TO BE BUILT. Desirable 1160 sf RV garage. 4 bedrooms plus a den, 3.5 bathrooms, 3641 sf. NO HOA. Natural desert surroundings and amazing...
$1,275,000
Neighborhood: Lone Mountain
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,036
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
10
Days on Site
6493264
MLS
Stunning, highly upgraded split floorplan home, oversized premium lot, backs to NAOS, privacy, tremendous views. 10 ft ceilings, open, spacious feel, lots of natural light, beautiful porcelain tile,...
$659,900
Neighborhood: Tatum Ranch Parcel 12 Unit 1
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,810
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
10
Days on Site
6493360
MLS
Luxury meets comfort and relaxation in this 3 bed / 2 bath Cave Creek Retreat. Welcome home to this beautiful sanctuary that has been thoughtfully curated with a timeless, refined, and fresh designer...
$899,900
Neighborhood: Dove Valley Ranch Parcel F
5
Beds
3
Baths
4,113
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
9
Days on Site
6493375
MLS
Wow!! Investors dream!! Resort like home in high demand area of Dove Valley master planned upscale golf community. This gated executive neighborhood has privacy, safety and convenience to Cave Creek...

Relocating to Cave Creek Arizona

Relocating to Cave Creek ArizonaPlanning a move to the Phoenix Metro area? Cave Creek might be ideal. If you're looking at relocating to our area, let me introduce you to this beautiful little patch of land just north of downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Originally settled in 1870 by soldiers on horseback from Fort McDowell, the town is named for the cave that's next to the creek the town was founded on. Prospectors from the Bradshaw mountains found gold in the town and, while it's not nearly as big as its neighboring communities and towns, it has managed to hang on to its old-world charm. Nestled in the Sonoran Desert, the town is only about 28 mi.² adjacent to Carefree and shares a local landmark Black Mountain with the other town. There are two notable streams through Cave Creek, one flowing to the town and into Phoenix the other is in the Chiricahua Mountains, about 200 miles to the southeast. In 2000, Maricopa County and the town of Cave Creek but Spur Cross Ranch, and over 2100 acre tract of Sonoran Desert just north of Phoenix with its unusual cacti, stone formations, and hundreds of prehistory Hohokam Indian tribal artifacts. Today, it's now the Maricopa County Park.

Of course, you are moving to Arizona so you naturally expect a little bit of heat, right? Our hot season lasts for about six months from the end of May to the end of September with daily high temperatures between 95 and 110°. Our hot estate is right around July 3 with an average of 115°. Our cool season lasts from November to March with daily high temperatures below 69°. Our typical coldest day of the year is December 27 with an average low of 41°… Really cooling off around here!

Cave Creek has several historical properties located at the Cave Creek Museum inside the Tubercular Cabin listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Two of these historic properties have been converted into restaurants, the Cave Creek Inn and the Cave Creek Service Station (Big Earl's Greasy Eats). The inn is a fantastic lodging for natural history enthusiasts and perfect for weddings and retreats, covering over seven secluded acres alongside the actual Cave Creek with beautiful views of the cliffs and canyon.

What is Cave Creek Known For?

Cave Creek is probably best known for its expansive nearly 3000-acre park located in the upper Sonoran desert. This undisturbed natural oasis provides over 10 miles of trails, over 50 picnic areas, over 40 campsites, and sweeping, stunning views of the desert in every direction.

Cave Creek Schools

Cave Creek has its own Unified School District but a small portion on the west of the city is served by the Dear Valley Unified School District. Within the Cave Creek school district there are five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. There's also a developmental preschool, child's play preschool, and the Academy of Excellence and Desert Sun Academy.

What to Know About Cave Creek Before Moving Here

Before making the move to Cave Creek there are a few things to know about our charming little community. There are two different parts of town. There is the "Town Core" covering anything north of Carefree Highway, and everything south of Carefree Highway or west of Cave Creek Road. The town core has saloons, custom homes, and a few shops while the cells and has major commercial shops like Walmart, Sprouts, and newer tract homes with custom homes and equestrian properties in the Desert Hills area. While Carefree is its own little town, it's often referred to as part of Cave Creek since they run together quite often.

Internet might be a challenge. Those in the cells of the highway area have high-speed Internet but towards the Town Core, it's important to do your research if you need Internet with a high-speed situation. Desert iNet can deliver service in this area but storms can often make it more difficult. So this is important to know before you choose where to live.

Many homes have septic tanks. Some of the newer homes, especially those south of the highway will have city sewer but those north of the highway may have a septic tank so it's important to check that out before closing on a home.

Understanding the fire department. Cave Creek taxes don't actually pay for fire department protection. Each homeowner or the homeowners Association independently contracts to Rural Metro Fire. But don't worry, if for, God forbid, there is a fire at your house, they still will come out and save your home, but you may receive a bill for it. This is a basic layer of insurance and because Cave Creek's property taxes are lower than neighboring Scottsdale, it's about even.

Wildlife is a little more frequent here. Because we're a little farther out from downtown and the Metro area, you're going to see a lot more wildlife. The closer you are to Spur Cross Ranch you might see snakes, deer, wild turkey, elk, bear, and even a mountain lion from time to time. Remember, we're a little more remote out here and we enjoy our view and all the comes with it.

Cave Creek Real Estate

There's real estate all over Cave Creek and whether it's a gated community, newer construction home, established historical home, condominium, or duplex, there are lots of choices in the Cave Creek real estate market. You'll find homes starting at $180,000 up to over $4 million for luxury estates and equestrian property with acreage. 89% of Cave Creek residents own their own homes. The median home value is about $485,000 with the median rent of about $1400. Most of the real estate sits on the east side of Cave Creek due to the conservation areas and regional parks in the middle. For more information on homes for sale in Cave Creek Arizona, browse active listings above or simply contact our office at any time to schedule a showing.

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