Living in Brighton Colorado

Brighton is a unique and appealing place to live. It is a northeast suburb of Denver that is about a 30 minute drive from the city center. It’s combination of quiet neighborhoods, friendly people, low crime and enticing amenities make it a popular community with metro area home shoppers. Brighton has the small-town atmosphere that suburban home shopper’s desire, but it’s much more than a quaint little community near Denver. The city’s rich historical and cultural roots give it a unique character of its own that is evident in the downtown area and throughout its neighborhoods.

Brighton Neighborhoods

The city is bordered by the South Platte River on the west, Brighton Park to the north, I-76 to the east, and E-470 to the south. Within these confines are many neighborhoods and sub-communities worthy of a look from anyone interested in the local housing market. Any Brighton home search should include properties located in: Downtown Brighton, Riverdale Park, Holly Hills, Lewis Pointe, Homestead Hills, Wadley Farms, Northbrook, Indigo Trails, Barr Lake, Bromley Park, Buckley Acres, Platte River Ranch, Prairie Center and Shenandoah.

Brighton Schools

If you are thinking of moving to Brighton CO and you have a growing family, the quality of the local school system is also going to be a major concern. A big part of picking the right neighborhood is ensuring that your children have access to the right schools.

Here are Some of the Top Schools in the Brighton Area:

Foundations Academy

340 S. 45th Ave., Brighton, CO 80601
The Foundations Academy is a K-8 elementary and middle school with a 7/10 rating from greatschools.org. It’s a free public charter school with a positive reputation for child learning and development.

Bromley East Charter School

356 Longspur Drive, Brighton, CO 80601
Bromley East is another charter school with a solid reputation among Brighton parents and children.

Horizon High School

5321 East 136th Avenue, Brighton, CO 80602
Horizon High, which has been recognized three times by the “Blue Ribbon Schools Program,” is a part of the Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District.

Amenities

As the county seat of Adams County, Brighton plays host to the Adams County Fair every year. The infamous tomato-throwing contest is just one of the reasons this event has become a popular and memorable annual get together for locals. Another annual tradition in Brighton is winding through long, corn-lined trails at the Murray Maize Maze. The 15 acre corn maze, shaped like two wolves and a bear, is a very popular attraction, especially in the fall months. Brighton is also a haven for outdoor purists. There are numerous spots from which you can enjoy fishing, jogging, wildlife viewing, and even some horseback riding. The Barr Lake area and the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory have been referred to as a “birder’s paradise.”

Brighton may be a small town, but there’s always something to do. The short drive to downtown Denver expands the possibilities even more.

If you’re ready to explore all the homes for sale in Brighton CO,
Contact Cindy Belhumeur for help achieving your real estate goals in this unique community.

New To Site
$525,195
MLS# 6112390
Active
512 N Golden Eagle Parkway
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,165 Sqft | Residential
Gorgeous 2 Story plan with chef's kitchen that opens to an inviting living space with a fireplace and dining area. Large bedrooms with spacious closets and plenty of storage space throughout makes this home a perfect fit. Modern color story (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$469,000
MLS# 1969195
Active
420 Tumbleweed Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 4 BA | 3,102 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful Richmond home loaded with upgrades. Front porch welcomes you into this 5bd / 4ba / 2 car garage home. Large eat-in kitchen adjacent to family room. Formal living room and dining room. The backyard is a retreat in the city. Fresh f (more...)
Colorado For Sale By Owner Services
New To Site
$493,990
MLS# 9682556
Active
500 N Golden Eagle Parkway
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,734 Sqft | Residential
This beautiful 2 story home has it all! Perfect for entertaining and family gatherings, this home boasts an open floor plan, spacious living room with fireplace, modern Dusk color story, flex room downstairs, covered patio, plenty of (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$479,460
MLS# 3447409
Active
601 Colorado River Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,734 Sqft | Residential
This beautiful 2 story home has it all! Perfect for entertaining and family gatherings, this home boasts an open floor plan, spacious living room with fireplace, modern Midnight color story, flex room downstairs, covered patio, plenty (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$495,400
MLS# 5540768
Active
541 Colorado River Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,880 Sqft | Residential
Stunning 2 Story Home with gorgeous Chef's kitchen! Spacious floor plan with large rooms is sure to fit you and your family's needs. Modern Cotton Color Story with designer chosen finishes. Large Lot with Covered Patio makes great for enter (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$494,085
MLS# 7279448
Active
522 Fall River Court
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,879 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful brand new ranch floor plan with entry that opens into inviting living space. This home makes great for families and entertaining and features a covered patio, oversized 2 car garage, spacious bedrooms, beautiful chef's kitchen, (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$504,030
MLS# 8887792
Active
553 Colorado River Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 4 BA | 4,165 Sqft | Residential
Gorgeous 2 Story plan with chef's kitchen that opens to an inviting living space with a fireplace and dining area. Large bedrooms with spacious closets and plenty of storage space throughout makes this home a perfect fit. Modern color story (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$491,795
MLS# 2026241
Active
506 N Golden Eagle Parkway
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,879 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful brand new ranch floor plan with entry that opens into inviting living space. This home makes great for families and entertaining and features a covered patio, oversized 2 car garage, spacious bedrooms, beautiful chef's kitchen, (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$405,000
MLS# 3492164
Active
316 S 33rd Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,476 Sqft | Residential
Property has a super nice outside 2nd story deck with eastern plains views, outdoor covered patio , fireplace, brick bbq, concrete deck, water fall, etc and #xD; and #xA;Home is in move in condition and bring your pickest buyers here (more...)
Payan Realty
New To Site
$595,000
MLS# 7291340
Active
827 Peony Court
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 5,058 Sqft | Residential
Welcome to the best home in Brighton Crossings. This home features 4 bedrooms 3 full bathrooms. Main floor host one room for your visitors with full bathroom access. All the upgrades added in the kitchen and through out the house including (more...)
Resident Realty South Metro
New To Site
$495,000
MLS# 5407552
Active
493 Oxbow Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,600 Sqft | Residential
There is so much to love about this stunning home which has only had one owner! The charming front porch overlooking the neighborhood park is such a warm welcome. Inside you will find huge pride in ownership, with an updated kitchen comple (more...)
RE/MAX ALLIANCE
New To Site
$472,960
MLS# 2270252
Active
582 Fall River Court
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,857 Sqft | Residential
Ranch living at it's finest, with 2.5-Car Garage! The wide entry opens into an inviting living space with fireplace, perfect for family gatherings and entertaining. Chef's kitchen with upgraded Stainless Steel appliances is sure to meetin (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
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