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# 9947241
Active (List Price)
406 Elm Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,552 Sqft | Detached Single Family
* * * PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS COMING SOON * * * - AWESOME Open and Bright Updated Home In a Highly Sought After neighborhood in Brighton! Corner, oversized lot location is Primo!! As You Enter The Home You Are Greeted By brand new renov (more...)
eXp Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 4293119
Active (List Price)
152 Pelican Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,325 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Cute updated / remodeled home in Bromley Park! Enjoy one level living with soaring ceilings and updates throughout! All new fresh interior paint, new carpet and great natural light spilling in from the surrounding windows. The family room g (more...)
Buy-Out Company Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 9047156
Active (List Price)
271 Terra Vista St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,096 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome Home! In the heart of Brighton, the coveted, pheasant ridge neighborhood. A desirable Ranch style home with an open floor plan and no neighbors directly behind. This home boasts 3 / beds, 2 / baths and a full unfinished basement. T (more...)
Re/Max Urban Properties
New To Site
MLS# 4374849
Active (List Price)
4777 Mt Shavano St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,929 Sqft | Detached Single Family
NEW PRICE and MOVE IN PACKAGE NOW INCLUDED! Denver four square with welcoming front porch with brick columns to enjoy cool summer evenings. This home sits on a lot facing open space, steps away from The Crossings fitness center, dog park (more...)
Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 7015221
Active (List Price)
811 S 5th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,846 Sqft | Detached Single Family
They just don't make them like this anymore * This home features a fantastic wrap around country porch in a wonderful and quiet neighborhood. This home also has absolutely beautiful original hardwood floors * All brand new stainless ste (more...)
MB Sam Barnes Realty
New To Site
MLS# 4218216
Active (List Price)
74 S 45th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 4 BA | 2,421 Sqft | Detached Single Family
REDUCED! BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION - FORMER MODEL HOME! Beautiful model home PROFESSIONALLY UPGRADED, 2 bedroom, 4 bath with large loft upstairs for office space or playroom. The basement is finished with a family room and full bath. White (more...)
Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 5889559
Active (List Price)
316 S 20th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 1,853 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Come look at this beautiful Tri-Level home. This home comes with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It has two living rooms which makes it great for entertaining your guests. Also, the patio is covered and makes for great grilling. The house is (more...)
HomeSmart Realty Group
Open House Aug 17th
MLS# 7599442
Active (List Price)
632 Tumbleweed Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,469 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to this perfectly updated two-story charmer in Brighton East Farms! Custom kitchen cabinetry, industrial concrete tops, plus Brazilian pecan chopping block area. Stainless steel appliances include a chef’s JennAir gas range ($ (more...)
Porchlight Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 2536825
Active (List Price)
288 N 7th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,696 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Lucky you! Completely updated 4bd Brighton home and all the big stuff has already been done! New carpet, new floors, new kitchen and fresh paint! Fantastic remodel with open floorplan and gorgeous gourmet kitchen with maple cabs and st (more...)
Taylor Realty Group
Open House Aug 17th
MLS# 4703990
Active (List Price)
2012 Joann Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,694 Sqft | Detached Single Family
OPEN HOUSE SAT 12-3! Enjoy main floor living in this well cared ranch home with bright, open floor plan, and vaulted ceilings featuring three bedrooms, and two bathrooms, with main floor laundry. Kitchen is open to the dining and living ro (more...)
Distinct Real Estate LLC
New To Site
MLS# 2287526
Active (List Price)
4797 Longs Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,251 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Bright, updated home in excellent condition! Open floor plan on main level with new laminate floors. Spacious kitchen boasts designer touches incl. full-height backsplash and new SS appliances. Huge master with 5-piece bath and walk-i (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 6557055
Active (List Price)
426 N 48th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
6 BR | 3 BA | 3,490 Sqft | Detached Single Family
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