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 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.


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
MLS# 4584322
3778 Chavez Street
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,618 Sqft | Residential
This home is professionally cleaned and SANITIZED!! Welcome to this lovely home in the desirable, family friendly Preserve neighborhood! When you enter the home, the soaring vaulted ceilings, bright open living room, and brand new lami (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 4634598
1546 Plum Court
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,226 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful house, ready to move in, close to stores, banks, parks. Back yard. 2 car garage, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, build in 1999.
New To Site
MLS# 4911385
39 Paloma Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,933 Sqft | Residential
Tour this home virtually at https: / / / listing / 39-paloma-ave-brighton-colorado / . and #xD; and #xA; and #xD; and #xA;Welcome home! This beautiful home in family-friendly Bromley Park has it all. Upon pulling into (more...)
360dwellings Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 1786391
1420 Swan Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,192 Sqft | Residential
* * * Attention Investors! * * * Perfect long term buy and hold rental or easy flip - no fix needed! Functionally perfect three bedroom, 2 full bath home on quiet street. Newer wood-look vinyl plank flooring on both levels. NO CAR (more...)
Atlas Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 5792245
5138 Southern Street
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,050 Sqft | Residential
Park-like living in a mature landscaped neighborhood!! and #xD; and #xA;A fresh front door and sunlit front room invite you into this multi-level 4bedroom, 3bathroom home. Enjoy a spacious, wide-open kitchen complete with new stainless s (more...)
Ranney Realty
New To Site
MLS# 3599148
1950 Griffin Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,532 Sqft | Residential
When you enter this beautiful single-story home, you and #x2019;ll notice the stunning wood-style flooring and airy 9-ft. ceilings. The open concept floor plan includes a generous great room with a large amount of natural light. The upgrad (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 5150744
175 S 10th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 954 Sqft | Residential
2 Bed 1 Bath Home located on a Huge Corner. Home has all the essentials and is located within walk distances the High Schools, Middle School, and parks. Great opportunity to own a home that sold for $240k in July of 2017.
RE/MAX Professionals
New To Site
MLS# 5315980
4619 Midland Street
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 4,668 Sqft | Residential
This home is located in the most desirable location across from Donelson Park! Upon entry of this home you and #x2019;ll be greeted with gleaming hardwood floors leading you to the open floor plan connecting the living room, dining area a (more...)
RE/MAX of Boulder
New To Site
MLS# 6585943
419 S 8th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,131 Sqft | Residential
Quaint 2 Bed / 2 Bath Ranch home on large lot. Master bath has a jacuzzi tub with rain shower. Enjoy outside living in your back patio with Water Fountain and Fire Pit. Calling all Mechanics! 800 square feet heated detached garage. Perfect (more...)
inMotion Group Properties
New To Site
MLS# 7083696
1105 Cardinal Circle
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,510 Sqft | Residential
Welcome to the neighborhood! A light and bright 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in beautiful Brighton community. This single family home features lots of space for the whole family. Kitchen, dining, and family rooms create an open space conduc (more...)
Keller Williams 1st Realty
New To Site
MLS# 7995620
1978 Griffin Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,884 Sqft | Residential
This beautiful 2-story home features a large back yard that and #x2019;s great for enjoying the beautiful Colorado weather. Moving inside, this home offers an open concept floor plan with upgraded wood-style flooring and these desirable fe (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 5750162
177 N 45th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,202 Sqft | Residential
Move right on in and make yourself at home in this completely updated tri-level home where the original owners have kept it meticulously maintained. Step inside to discover a versatile living room with easy-maintenance vinyl plank flooring (more...)
Redfin Corporation
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