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# 9974340
814 S 1st Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 660 Sqft | Detached Single Family
The search is finally over! Here it is... Home Sweet Home!!! This is an adorable and beautifully updated ranch style house with all new Luxury Vinyl Plank floors and base boards, a fresh coat of paint, a brand new roof, Double Skylights in (more...)
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Innovative RE
New To Site
MLS# 8249141
781 Mockingbird Ln
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,440 Sqft | Attached Single Family
This beautiful two-story backs to a park overlooking a lake and has beautiful mountain views with a great yard perfect for outdoor relaxing! The open concept design is bright with great natural light! The kitchen is spacious, lots of lighti (more...)
Brokers Guild-Cherry Creek Ltd.
New To Site
MLS# 4243255
87 N 45th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,031 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Ready for Immediate Move-In! This luxury ranch home features a spacious gathering room with 2 ft extension that opens to the dining area and kitchen. You'll find maple cabinets with a truffle stain throughout the house, quartz countertops (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 1876246
5518 Longs Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,664 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful home in nice neighborhood with pool.... Open floor plan. New paint and Carpet. All appliances stay.. Gas fireplace High ceilings ..Fenced yard . Just move in! Nice open basement ready for your ideas!!
HomeSmart Realty Group
New To Site
MLS# 2994536
4387 Prairie Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,391 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Ready for Immediate Move-In! This gorgeous two story home boasts an open kitchen, dining area and gathering room that overlooks the rear covered patio. The contemporary kitchen is highlighted by grey painted cabinets, granite countertops, d (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 8886586
4397 Prairie Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 2 BA | 2,908 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Ready for Immediate Move-In! This spacious ranch home features a massive kitchen and gathering room perfect for relaxing in the morning sun or entertaining friends. In the kitchen you'll find white cabinets with crown molding, granite count (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 4347600
13231 Dillon St
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 3 BA | 4,716 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This custom home sits on an unobstructed 3.74 acre lot! Perfect for horses,BBQ,family gatherings or just letting the puppies roam. Home features 3 bedrooms and loft, Hard wood floors through kitchen and dining room, 4 fireplaces, 3 nonconfo (more...)
Keller Williams Realty Success
New To Site
MLS# 9310718
543 Iris St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,500 Sqft | Detached Single Family
The main floor of the Fleming plan was designed for entertaining, with an open great room and a spacious kitchen with a center island, walk-in pantry and gourmet features. You’ll also appreciate the quiet study and the beautiful sunro (more...)
Richmond Realty Inc
New To Site
MLS# 7807821
267 Cerillos St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,819 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brand NEW energy-efficient home ready December 2018! The Platte is a beautiful open ranch plan sure to impress. A study with French doors is located near the entry. Gourmet kitchen with 42 cabinets, large pantry, kitchen island with slab gr (more...)
Kerrie A. Young (Independent)
New To Site
MLS# 4796738
5227 Royal Pine St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,826 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Bright open Ranch style home with vaulted ceilings and natural light * Luxury kitchen with granite counters, 42 inch cabinets, black appliances, pantry, huge bar top + island and eat in nook * Huge great room with vaults, pre-wired 5 way (more...)
US Realty Pros LLC
New To Site
MLS# 4011176
673 Hayloft Way
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,709 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful Home in the Desirable Brighton East Farms neighborhood. This recently remodeled home sits on a quiet street only a short distance to the park and play area. Home features include 3 Bd, 3 Ba, 2709 Sq. Ft, 2 car garage. Very large (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 5020067
4648 Crestone Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,925 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Amazing opportunity for quiet living in a great community. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath and oversized study ranch home includes a modern open floor plan for entraining, separated double vanity and large shower in master bathroom complamented wit (more...)
Distinct Real Estate LLC
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