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# 9075950
125 S 22nd Ave, Unit 3
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,242 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Have you been looking for a reasonable town home with a garage and a yard and lower HOA's and that is cute as a button. Then welcome home. All kitchen appliances are included including the washer and dryer too! There are pull out drawers (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
New To Site
MLS# 5081530
5287 Tall Spruce St
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 4 BA | 2,666 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Fantastic, spacious 5 BR / 3.5 BH home boasting contemporary entertainer’s layout and landscaping! Located in the desirable Brighton Crossings community, just down the street to private Venture and Water Park!! Elegant front porch l (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New To Site
MLS# 4323466
1240 Sandpiper Ln
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,288 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to Your Cozy and Cute Platte River Home! This super cute 3bed, 2bth, updated home is ready to go. Walk in to find an open floor plan with new floors and stainless appliances. All bedrooms are up aswell as laundry, which makes it sup (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
New To Site
MLS# 4754509
14290 Meadowlark Ln
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 1,948 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Close-in, Quiet Country Living * Major recent remodel including updated kitchen, bathrooms and flooring * Quartz Countertops in Kitchen and all new stainless steel appliances * Hardwood Floors in Kitchen * New interior and exterior paint (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 6424415
4436 Windmill Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,063 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This is the home for your lifestyle! Your first steps on the property are greeted by a beautiful, mature tree that leads you into light filled vaulted ceilings. The kitchen is complete with a stainless gas range and glass french doors that (more...)
Chamberlin Real Estate Consulting Inc.
New To Site
MLS# 4591143
217 Cerillos St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,839 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brand NEW energy-efficient home ready October 2018! The Northgate plan creates a sense of comfort with open concept kitchen, eat-at island that leads to covered outdoor living area. Oversized 2-car garage, maple cabinets with 42 uppers with (more...)
Kerrie A. Young (Independent)
New To Site
MLS# 2090423
167 Cerillos St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,641 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brand NEW energy-efficient home ready September 2018! The interior finishes of this cozy ranch-style Platte home include 7 plank flooring, maple cabinets with 42 uppers, granite slab kitchen countertops, SS appliances, a study and a garage (more...)
Kerrie A. Young (Independent)
New To Site
MLS# 8833343
4296 Clover Ln
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,292 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Perfect corner lot siding to open field giving you the feel of country living in the city. New Impact Resistant roof and gutters installed August, 2018. Within the past three years, AC installed and new AC and Furnace installed controlled (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 3378039
187 Cerillos St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,208 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brand NEW energy-efficient home ready September 2018! A home perfect for entertaining, the Clear Creek has an open concept and a guest bedroom on the main floor. With a flex space and full 9' basement, there is room for everything. Beautifu (more...)
Kerrie A. Young (Independent)
New To Site
MLS# 6755786
120 Denver St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,836 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This rare up-down duplex / mother in law basement.. is a rare find. Massive corner lot with a 12x12 shed and nice roomy oversized 2 car garage is a parking lot waiting to happen. BRING the toys ,rvs ,cars.. NO HOAS.. Wonderful access to hig (more...)
HomeSmart Realty Group
New To Site
MLS# 3499595
5591 Sageleaf Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,911 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Home under construction. Estimated completion Jan / Feb 2019. New home with builder 2-10 Limited Warranty! Beautiful 4 bedroom ranch plan with lots of space, open concept kitchen and great room layout. Kitchen comes with stainless steel a (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3221766
5405 Snapdragon Ct
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,805 Sqft | Detached Single Family
New home with builder 2-10 Limited Warranty! What a value with front and rear landscape included in price! 4 bedroom plan with open concept layout and 3-car garage. Beautiful kitchen with stainless appliances. South facing corner lot wi (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
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