Brighton, CO Real Estate
Brighton, CO is a city that is a city of around 40,000 residents is not as large as some of its neighbors like Ft. Collins or Denver, but it is certainly big enough to provide everything a homebuyer could want in a community. This area has the hustle of a city, but there are also rural areas where you’re able to bring a family and raise them with a large backyard and plenty of friendly neighbors to surround you.
The city was originally named after Brighton Beach, New York and was founded in the 1870’s as a farming and railroad community. Incorporated into the state in 1887 Brighton real estate has been growing in demand ever since.
With just a short drive to many of the larger areas and some of the small – Brighton is open for those that want to live in a city-like life but also have access to outside adventures. Nearby Henderson and Todd Creek that provide kayaking, boating, swimming, hiking and rock climbing are just a short trip away. While larger cities like Thornton, Broomfield and Westminter provide larger malls, bigger shopping and eating experiences are another short drive. Have a little bit of everything when you live within Brighton.
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Brighton Real Estate
The Brighton real estate market is full of affordable homes. There are a number of apartment buildings available. These are great for any budget and can provide you with a place to call home. New Brighton homes, existing homes and lots are all available for those wishing to move to the Brighton area.
There are two manufacturing plants that operate in the city of Brighton – Wind Turbine Blade factory and Nacelle manufacturing plant. These provide work for a lot of the residents in the area. There are many medical facilities, offices and businesses along the city that provide additional career opportunities for those looking for work in the area. Many people work within the city, or in the surrounding cities that are nearby such as Denver. The city of Brighton offers everyone, of any age the chance for growth, opportunity and a great area to raise a family.
Amenities Near Brighton Homes
There are numerous schools that span across the city to provide high quality education to each of the children that live within the district. Public schools includes Brighton Heritage Academy, Wikan Middle School, Southeast Elementary School and Brighton Hight School. There are also charter and alternative schools available for those children that need them including Advance Montessori Meadowlark, Brighton Adventist Academy, and Elmwood Baptist Academy.
Shopping centers are set up throughout the city for everything that a resident or visitor may need. Brighton Pavilions, Village Square Shopping Center and Palizzi Marketplace are local favorites whereas Prairie Center just outside of city limits offers designer goods and dining options. There are also cinemas, restaurants, cafes and many other points of interest within a quick drive from Brighton homes for sale.
Parks can be found strategically placed throughout the city to provide a sunny area to spend some time with family or take a stroll when the weather is nice. These include Carmichael Park, Benedict Park, Veteran’s Park and Ken Mitchell Park to name a few. For endless recreation, nearby Barr Lake is great for boating, camping, fishing and more!