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# 5741269
16 Apache Plume Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,586 Sqft | Detached Single Family
3bdrms, 3 bathrooms, loft and partial basement! Newly painted inside with warm neutral tones. Sunlight shines on this home, inviting foyer into formal living room, flows into kitchen and family room. Bathroom on main level for guests. Upper (more...)
Colorado Flat Fee Realty Inc
New To Site
MLS# 1660111
5235 Sagebrush St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,487 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome home! Enjoy the natural light and open layout as you walk in to this beautiful home. The main level is perfect for entertaining with a kitchen that opens into the living room. The functional layout includes laundry on the main level (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 6066493
4593 Crestone Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 4 BA | 2,100 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous well-cared for home ideally facing greenbelt courtyard. This beautiful low maintenance home shows great and has many upgrades throughout. You will enjoy the upgraded kitchen with all appliances included, 42 solid cabinets, pendant (more...)
RE/MAX Momentum
New To Site
MLS# 8971145
1121 Walnut St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,301 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Wonderful 3 bedroom,2 bath ranch home with over sized 1 car garage and well landscaped back yard. Lush yard has sprinkler system and a raised garden area. Additional RV parking in fenced area at side of home. This home is newly painted and (more...)
Resident Realty
New To Site
MLS# 3229284
92 Pelican Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,922 Sqft | Detached Single Family
The inviting front porch welcomes you into the great room which features vaulted ceilings and a cozy double-sided gas fireplace. The roomy kitchen is bright and cheerful and has a pantry and lots of counter space. All of the appliances wi (more...)
Madison & Company Properties
New To Site
MLS# 4251037
412 Sunshine Way
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,997 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 1 / 2 baths total home features an open floor plan with fireplace in living room and tall ceilings, formal dining room, family room and office. The kitchen has stainless appliances including a double oven, and a (more...)
Colorado HomeFinder LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3141534
360 Mayeda St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,299 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome home to this gorgeous 3 bed, 3 bath, 3300 square foot home at The Preserve in Brighton. This home has it all! Beautiful wood floors in the open kitchen with carpet throughout the home. Kitchen has granite countertops, stainless stee (more...)
Keller Williams DTC
New To Site
MLS# 9347681
369 Dogwood Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,520 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Charming four bedroom three bath ranch in a great quiet neighborhood just minutes from downtown Brighton. Main floor master suite, huge finished basement with a woodburning stove and a workshop that could be easily converted to a 5th bedro (more...)
MB Pezzuti & Associates
New To Site
MLS# 7385937
243 N 10th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 1 BA | 1,176 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful 3 / bed, 1 / bath home in the heart of Brighton! Great starter home, awaiting your personal touch! Living room, Kitchen, and your own dining room flow perfectly with each other giving you ample space for your entertainment needs (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 6868751
436 Central Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,504 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This cozy well-loved home is beautifully located in the heart of Brighton. This neighborhood is walking distance from the neighborhood elementary, middle and high school. Walk into your foyer and your home from the front door or your oversi (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 2402226
75 S 10th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,140 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful and spacious Ranch home in the heart of Brighton! Close to schools, shopping and a few minutes from Highway 85. This Ranch style home boasts almost 1700 square feet on the main level with newer windows and a sizable fenced-in back (more...)
Secure Realty
New To Site
MLS# 6690862
270 Tall Spruce Cir
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,121 Sqft | Detached Single Family
4 beds, 3 baths, 3 car garage for under $400K? Stop the madness! Awesome wrap around veranda welcomes you into this home featuring new stainless steel kitchen appliances, new carpet, flooring, paint, new insulated 8’ High Garage Doors (more...)
eXp Realty, LLC
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