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# 3420865
2900 Purcell St, Unit D-5
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,228 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Side-by-side style townhouse (city designated condominium) for sale in The Ridge At Bromley Lane. This quiet neighborhood has much to offer including a community clubhouse, pool, reserved parking, private single garage, and trail behind th (more...)
Sean Ford
Open House Feb 23rd
MLS# 5052709
5194 Chicory Cir
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,186 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Spacious and well-maintained corner lot home in Brighton Crossings. Walking distance from the NEW 7,500 sq. ft. Fitness and Gathering Center and Water Park with splash pool and 6-lane adult lap pool. Enjoy the park directly across the str (more...)
Open House Feb 23rd
MLS# 7344562
362 S 20th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 2 BA | 2,138 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Come check out this newly remodeled MOVE-IN READY home in Highland Park! There are 5 bedrooms, an oversized garage with separate access to the basement, large back yard with privacy fence, and enclosed sunroom! New paint, new carpet, new ap (more...)
Metro 21 Real Estate Group
New To Site
MLS# 3550415
615 S 22nd Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,549 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Fantastic open ranch floorplan with partially finished full basement * Over $100,000 in additions and upgrades * No wait for new construction! * 1 / 4 acre corner lot * 9' ceilings throughout, including basement * Beautiful hardwood floors (more...)
RE/MAX Professionals
New To Site
MLS# 5931696
1840 Osprey Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,382 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to your new ranch dream home! This gorgeous open floor plan ranch home offers two bedrooms and a huge master suite! Your new home will also feature two additional bedrooms and a large great room and kitchen perfect for entertaining. (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7890082
2776 Kestrel St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,624 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Discover this dreamy 2-story home in Prairie Center. This home features a cozy great room and a spacious kitchen overlooking the home and beautiful backyard. Don't wait to be one of the first homeowners in the new Prairie Center community (more...)
Open House Feb 23rd
MLS# 3569656
436 Mt Lindsey St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,669 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful home in The Village! New Roof and Exterior Paint Scheduled for as soon as weather clears! Extended driveway with newer concrete slab extending on side of home. Formal living room, bright and open family room with lots of windo (more...)
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Innovative RE
Open House Feb 23rd
MLS# 8539341
1426 Hummingbird Cir
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,470 Sqft | Detached Single Family
2 DAY OPEN HOUSE 2 / 23 and 2 / 24- Saturday from 11- 2pm and Sunday 10-12pm! Cute, well kept, 2 bath, 4 bedroom home in desirable Brighton neighborhood. Open layout on the main floor, great for entertaining friends and family. The kitchen (more...)
Colorado Luxe Living
New To Site
MLS# 8353307
4541 Crestone Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,388 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This home comes with it all.... Single detached home with: 5 piece master bath, 2 large bedrooms / walk in closet, 2018 new roof, 2017 exterior paint, fully fenced landscaped backyard, fireplace and all major appliances. All front and sid (more...), LLP
New To Site
MLS# 1755783
4489 Tanner Peak Trl
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,640 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Ranch style Urban Farmhouse! This home has it all…Finished Basement, ten foot ceilings, Open Living, Hardwood floors, Eight foot interior doors, Fireplace, 22’ rear deck, custom Pull trowel texture, Stunning granite and tile fi (more...)
Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 3433941
266 N 7th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 1 BA | 948 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Fix-up opportunity! Tenant occupied until 8 / 1 / 19. New Class 4 impact resistant roof. New siding. Needs new flooring and paint. Great potential for an interior renovation in August. Could be an easy flip or a cash-flowing property.
Madison & Company Properties
New To Site
MLS# 5440380
601 Gamble Oak St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,203 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Move in April! Brand new home with builder warranty! Screaming deal on this 4 bdrm, 3 bath 2 story with a Study and a loft! Fantastic location, just steps away from the new Venture rec center! Open design with a large kitchen island, oversi (more...)
D.R. Horton Realty, LLC
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