Brighton, Colorado Real Estate & Homes for Sale
This small but growing and diverse community is located along the South Platte River just 20 miles northeast of downtown Denver and near the edge of the eastern Colorado plains. Brighton's population of roughly 36,000 residents is quickly expanding as the community is recognized for its safe streets, excellent schools, easy transportation access, great park system, many shopping locations and affordable homes. It is conveniently situated in a transportation triangle of the metro area, bordered on three sides by the major transportation corridors of I-25, Highway 85, and I-76. Denver International Airport is located just 15 minutes to the southeast.
Brighton is the nearest and largest retail center for many communities to the north and east. Industries that provide employment include educational, health and social services, retail trade, construction and manufacturing. Students in grades K-12 are accommodated by the Brighton School District, and for students who are ready to make the leap to college, several colleges and universities are nearby.
With more than 18 community parks and sports complexes – equipped with softball and baseball fields, swimming pools, hiking and bike trails, basketball and volleyball courts, picnic areas, barbeque pits and playgrounds – as well as wildlife preserves, parks such as Barr Lake State Park offers residents much in recreation and leisure. Real estate options consist of single-family detached homes for sale, as well as estate properties, condominiums, townhouses, and land lots. Brighton residents enjoy a very high quality of life in a community where small-town values meet the city of tomorrow.
Brighton, CO City Guide