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.

Open House Oct 3rd
$429,900
MLS# 5941851
Active
674 Hayloft Way
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,138 Sqft | Residential
Incredible 2 story, 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom features new exterior paint in 2020, New Roof in 2019, Master bedroom and Master bathroom is on the main floor. Additional 1212 Sqft of Unfinished basement is ready for your personal touches. Be (more...)
HomeSmart Realty Group
New To Site
$300,000
MLS# 7874068
Active
309 S 8th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 1,512 Sqft | Residential
Cute 2 Bedroom 1 Bath Ranch Home with arched door ways show the charm of this 1919 home. The living room has beautiful hardwood floors and lots of natural light. The dinning room has ample room for large family gatherings. The kitchen sits (more...)
KELLER WILLIAMS AVENUES REALTY
Open House Oct 3rd
$615,000
MLS# 8668256
Active
4752 Haystack Lane
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 5 BA | 3,644 Sqft | Residential
Enjoy this well kept, move-in ready, 5 bed, 5 bath home, which includes a finished basement, on a spacious corner lot in Brighton East Farms. Unwind in the 5 pc master bath or cozy up to your fireplace this winter. Solar panels and an (more...)
RE/MAX Alliance
New To Site
$540,000
MLS# 2981968
Active
828 Blue River Court
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,532 Sqft | Residential
Late fall / early winter delivery. Ranch style home with 4 bedrooms and 3 1 / 2 baths. Two car garage with a garage service door and a garage door opener. Upgraded interior color selections including 42" white kitchen cabinets, qua (more...)
Brookfield Residential
New To Site
$534,670
MLS# 3261776
Active
598 Beaver Creek Court
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 Dusk color (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$523,065
MLS# 3088127
Active
548 N Golden Eagle Parkway
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 Dusk Color Story with designer chosen finishes. Large Lot with Patio makes great for entertaining. M (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
$520,000
MLS# 4768883
Active
1285 Aster Way
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 4 BA | 2,544 Sqft | Residential
Stunning home in the desirable Indigo Trails neighborhood! Search no more, this is the layout, square footage, and location you have been looking for. Charming, Cozy, Welcoming, Warm are just a few words to describe this amazingly wel (more...)
HomeSmart Realty Group
New To Site
$488,205
MLS# 8738100
Active
566 Colorado River Avenue
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
New To Site
$480,975
MLS# 7140227
Active
613 Colorado River Avenue
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
New To Site
$489,000
MLS# 4934648
Active
5565 Royal Pine Street
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,587 Sqft | Residential
Beautifully maintained Brighton Crossing 2 story with 3 large bedrooms, incredible upstairs loft and laundry room. Main floor great room concept with gas fireplace and large open kitchen with breakfast nook. Private office off of kitchen a (more...)
Kentwood Real Estate City Properties
New To Site
$475,000
MLS# 4078420
Active
697 Gamble Oak Street
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,909 Sqft | Residential
Come see this upgraded, ranch-style house in immaculate condition where quality and convenience meet! Contemporary design in a quiet location. 2017 DR Horton Arlington ranch. You're welcomed home to a charming covered front patio, large l (more...)
RE/MAX ALLIANCE
$477,140
MLS# 6998221
Active
1983 Griffin Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,104 Sqft | Residential
Brand NEW energy-efficient home ready Dec-Jan 2021! Garage service door and gas stove. This ranch home plan creates a sense of comfort with an open concept kitchen with an eat-at island that leads to a covered outdoor living area. The prima (more...)
Kerrie A. Young (Independent)
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