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# 7155538
Active (List Price)
147 Chapel Hill Cir
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 4 BA | 3,556 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Late November completion! Call Listing Agent for latest construction update! A rare opportunity to own a brand new Custom Home on .27 acre lot! Stunning contemporary design will feature 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and finished basement with additio (more...)
Equity Colorado
New To Site
MLS# 2075025
Active (List Price)
418 Daily St
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 5 BA | 4,577 Sqft | Detached Single Family
* * * Available Now! * * * This former model home greets guests with a charming covered front porch and dramatic two-story entry. The main floor offers a convenient powder room, a study with French doors and a spacious great room with (more...)
Richmond Realty Inc
New To Site
MLS# 5470714
Active (List Price)
184 Bristlecone St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,698 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great neighborhood amenities with easy access to the Airport, Boulder, And Denver. This home has a huge backyard and composite deck, open entertainers kitchen with breakfast bar newly updated backsplash with subway tile modern black applian (more...)
Agency Colorado
New To Site
MLS# 8281580
Active (List Price)
277 Apache Plume St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,199 Sqft | Detached Single Family
New To Site
MLS# 8857091
Active (List Price)
2762 Kestrel St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,502 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Step into The Sparkle and enjoy plentiful design features throughout this gorgeous home! With 3 bedrooms, flex room, loft. The open spacious great room is great for entertaining adjacent the incredible kitchen, with hugh island, while util (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7592691
Active (List Price)
474 Stetson Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,438 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great opportunity in Brighton East Farms! This well-maintained home greets you with an open layout, tons of natural light and beautiful laminate wood floors. The double-sided gas fireplace ties the formal living and dining spaces togeth (more...)
RE/MAX Professionals
New To Site
MLS# 3744564
Active (List Price)
280 Zuniga St
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 3 BA | 3,625 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome Home! This Beautiful, two-story, 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom home in The Preserve is one you don’t want to miss. Featuring New stainless-steel appliances, New disposal, New interior paint throughout home, New privacy fence. The fu (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 1700328
Active (List Price)
407 N 8th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,476 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great Home for first time home buyers or those downsizing. This 3 bedroom 2 bath Ranch sits back off the street with a good sized yard, very peaceful. Open floor plan with eat in kitchen, open and bright. There is a playroom, partially f (more...)
Open House Oct 19th
MLS# 4523249
Active (List Price)
1591 Peach Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 3 BA | 3,776 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Amazing Semi Custom Brick Ranch on 0.27 acres in Cul de Sac Location. No HOA or Metro District. This Magnificently maintained Home has it all! New SS appliances, 42 Inch Kitchen Cabinets, 6 Panel Wood doors, Corian Kitchen Counters and Bu (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 6257392
Active (List Price)
175 S 10th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 954 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Incredible large corner lot starter home centrally located in the heart of Brighton. Surrounded by dining, shopping, schools and the library, this is the perfect place to start or to downsize. This home comes with all of the essentials and (more...)
Crocker Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 8359126
Active (List Price)
3884 Sandoval St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 4,006 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful two story home, great open floor plan, large kitchen with island, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, double oven, living room or dining room, large open family room with custom shelves, main floor study, custom blin (more...)
Portillo Realty Group
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...)
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