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# 7519820
4788 Mt Princeton Street
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,954 Sqft | Residential
This Gorgeous Home is ideally located in The Village Community, walk to local charter school and parks. Easy access to I-76 and shopping. Beautiful home! Welcoming front porch, spacious corner lot great one of the largest in the Comm (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 8159705
690 Skeel Street
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 1 BA | 1,344 Sqft | Residential
Great home on corner lot close to all schools (within blocks), several parks and walking paths. Large corner lot with tons of off street parking and room for recreation vehicles. You will love the large patio area with raised planter boxes (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 9101526
125 Mt. Bierstadt
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,446 Sqft | Residential
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Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 5320894
131 Mt. Bierstadt
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,314 Sqft | Residential
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Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 9712523
426 S 5th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 884 Sqft | Residential
Cute two bedrooms, one bath, one car garage home in the Heart of Downtown Brighton! Walk to the movies, shopping, restaurants, parks! Just half a block away from elementary school and Brighton City Hall, and 1 / 2 mile from middle and (more...)
Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC
New To Site
MLS# 8197804
128 Chapel Hill Circle
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,727 Sqft | Residential
New custom built home with unique modern finishes. Move in ready! Enjoy the open main floor layout, custom handrails, main floor study, indoor / outdoor fireplace, chef's kitchen, and 3 car garage. Master bedroom fit for a king and qu (more...)
Boardwalk Real Estate Brokers
New To Site
MLS# 5594365
4648 Hopper Place
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 4 BA | 2,668 Sqft | Residential
What a beautifully maintained home with upgrades galore! Prepare to be wowed by the gorgeous finishes and the sparkling clean presentation of this better than new home. Open kitchen plan with tons of quartz counter space with Stainless appl (more...)
8z Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 3868834
424 Mt Eolus Street
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,257 Sqft | Residential
Super clean bright and open 3 bedroom 3 bath multi level home home complete with beautiful hardwood floors an open kitchen and a large family room. New roof and gutters in 2018, new water heater 2019, new stainless appliances in kitche (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 1806175
661 Gamble Oak Street
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,203 Sqft | Residential
Lots of upgrades - beautiful light fixtures, window treatments, hardwood floors on main, ceiling fans, corner lot.
New To Site
MLS# 8141248
657 S 1st Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 1 BA | 840 Sqft | Residential
Great ranch with big back yard, Workshop and shed. Near restaurants, shopping and parks!!
Uptown Realty Group LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3513926
4340 Mt. Shavano Street
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,969 Sqft | Residential
New Construction, ready now! Light and bright, vaulted great room, open floor plan. Upgraded cabinets, stone counter tops, stainless appliances including gas range. Open spindle stair rail, jack and jill bath, AC, Energy Star. B (more...)
Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 9226187
764 S 8th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 2 BA | 2,288 Sqft | Residential
Well loved and cared for ranch style house on large lot with lower taxes and no HOA! Nice foyer brings you into this amazing home. Spacious and open kitchen features tons of countertop space, tall and extremely ample cabinets, and endle (more...)
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