Brighton 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.

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Continue reading to learn more about what makes Brighton, Colorado a unique and appealing place to live.

Living in Brighton CO

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 CO 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. Learn more about them on their website.

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. You can learn all about this respected PreK-8 school on their website.

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. Visit the school website for information on their staff, facilities, and programs.


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# 6743252
Active (List Price)
4269 Windmill Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,624 Sqft | Detached Single Family
You will love this charming 2 story house in Brighton East Farms! When you walk in, you'll be greeted by the spacious living room and will notice all the natural sunlight pouring in. You'll be able to take advantage of the 2 sided gas fire (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 8885676
Active (List Price)
49 Prairie Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 3 BA | 2,463 Sqft | Detached Single Family
The Brighton community welcomes you to the neighborhood! This lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bath home is sure to catch your eye! This single family home provides lots of living space for the whole family, with a welcoming fireplace and vaulted ceilin (more...)
Atlas Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 3259862
Active (List Price)
419 S 8th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,131 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Here's a cozy two bedroom Ranch Style home with no stairs . Walk right in and be cozy. First bathroom has a shower. The Master bathroom has a nice JACUZZI to enjoy those relaxations at night after a hard days work. great backyard with cozy (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 8313548
Active (List Price)
5104 Golden Eagle Pkwy
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,240 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Ready For a Quick Possession Master Bedroom in the Main Floor,3 Bedrooms,2 Bathrooms,2 car garage,refrigerator,stove / range Oven,buyer and buyers agent to verify taxes,measurements,schools all information is deemed reliable but not guarant (more...)
Brokers Guild Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 8075191
Active (List Price)
1846 Osprey Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 1,923 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This stunning two-story home features a spacious entry and a main floor with 9-ft. ceilings, you will find you have ample space to entertain family and friends. Your home will also have a contemporary kitchen with beautiful 42-in. upper cab (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7653369
Active (List Price)
526 Beaver Creek Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,855 Sqft | Detached Single Family
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 Latte color story, flex room downstairs, covered patio, plenty of stora (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 6813271
Active (List Price)
525 Beaver Creek Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,165 Sqft | Detached Single Family
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
MLS# 3361118
Active (List Price)
55 Cisne Cir
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,820 Sqft | Detached Single Family
eXp Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 6516560
Active (List Price)
4575 Mt Princeton St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,760 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Pride of ownership rings throughout this beautifully maintained home. Open floor plan. Large master bedroom with a 5 piece master bath with a jetted tub and a big walk in closet. The kitchen is warm, open and inviting. The small backya (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 5536111
Active (List Price)
246 E Egbert St
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 1,201 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Old Town Charmer! Lovely home - a perfect starter for a single person or couple. Owners have done updating but have retained the original charm of the home. Original woodwork, doorways, etc. All accessible wiring has been updated plus new s (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7084506
Active (List Price)
1254 Bluebird St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,192 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome home! This home has it all NEW Furnace, NEW AC, NEW Water Heater, NEW Fridge, NEW Microwave. It has been completely updated, gorgeous and move in ready. Once you walk through the door you'll be taken back by the brand new flooring, (more...)
RE/MAX Professionals
New To Site
MLS# 8151314
Active (List Price)
727 S 5th Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,114 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Immaculate 3 bed, 3 bath well cared for and updated home located in the heart of Downtown Brighton! An incredible investment opportunity or spacious family home. Updated kitchen and bathrooms with an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings and do (more...)
LIV Sotheby's International Realty
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