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# 7305902
4353 Mt Shavano St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,022 Sqft | Detached Single Family
New construction ready for your family! Open concept two story home with vaulted great room. Kitchen with large island, linen painted cabinets, quartz counter tops and stainless appliances including gas range. Energy Star 3.0 means this (more...)
Brookfield Residential
New To Site
MLS# 8864009
530 N 45th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 4 BA | 3,856 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful 2-story on spacious corner lot across from huge community park in Brighton East Farms Parkside. Nice open floor plan including vaulted family room with gas fireplace, office with french doors and eat-in kitchen with granite counte (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 9543036
5036 Pelican St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,620 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to this absolutely beautiful 3 bed, 2 1 / 2 bath home in Bromley Park! When you enter, you'll be greeted with a soaring vaulted ceiling and huge windows allowing for plenty of natural light. You'll also notice new carpet and paint (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 2223416
2143 Cherry St
Brighton, CO 80601
2 BR | 3 BA | 3,401 Sqft | Detached Single Family
A Welcome Home! Good looking Ranch style Home with lots of total square feet and 3 Car Garage!! Requires some personal touch but priced to compensate!! With your personal touches it will make a WONDERFUL home!! Main floor Study / Den, Spa (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7241463
4947 Longs Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,281 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to this beautiful home! Make your appointment TODAY ahead of everyone else. Walk inside, you will be amazed at the built-ins that tower to the ceiling in the HUGE living room. You don't have far to go, since it is an open floor p (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 2022741
5183 Grey Swallow St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 1,922 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Incredible opportunity in Brighton's Bromley Park!This property has great curb appeal, highlighting brand new exterior paint, corner lot, and covered porch. Light and bright! Main floor living room ceilings soar to the second floor, for a (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 5533331
5270 Red Hawk Pkwy
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,574 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Come home! You will not want to miss out on this house that welcomes you in. An office or living room is right off the front door. Nicely updated kitchen with unique granite counter tops that overlook the great family room with a fireplace. (more...)
MB Beck & Associates Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 2004086
802 Gamble Oak St
Brighton, CO 80601
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,477 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Just like new! Only 6 months old this DR Horton home has it all! Finished basement, fenced in backyard, central A / C, and all appliances stay! Builder warranty still in place! Open floor plan with main floor study, vaulted ceilings, go (more...)
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices IRE
New To Site
MLS# 8098696
4747 Longs Peak St
Brighton, CO 80601
5 BR | 4 BA | 3,867 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Sprawling 2-Story featuring upgraded 9ft ceilings, a bedroom and 3 / 4 bathroom on main level, 3867 finished sq ft, 5 Bedrms, new hardwood floors and open floor plan! Huge kitchen includes new hardwood floors, island, tons of cabinets (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 3800668
477 S 36th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,952 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Look no further! Wonderful near-new home built in 2016 located in Brighton, CO. This home will not last! This is a fabulous two-story home with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms in a quiet neighborhood. Located in Sugar Creek, this smart home is en (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 8419017
330 Miller Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,976 Sqft | Detached Single Family
RE/MAX Unlimited Inc
New To Site
MLS# 4273089
383 Montezuma St
Brighton, CO 80601
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,969 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome Home to this beautifully detailed home in the coveted Pheasant Ridge neighborhood. Sitting on a high spot, this home has tremendous views of the mountains! No neighbors peering into your home and a patio that is ready for lots of (more...)
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