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Blue River | Summit County

Blue River real estate offers an upscale bedroom community to Breckenridge that is just south of town on Highway 9. Real estate for sale in Blue River is typically upscale, luxury private homes with multiple bedrooms. There are smaller homes for sale with two or three bedrooms, and sprawling estates and homes with seven or more bedrooms. The neighborhood is not fully developed, so there are many vacant lots for sale with plenty of open space and tremendous views. The area is known for its thick woodlands and a small lake.

Most of the homes for sale in Blue River are on the streets adjacent to Highway 9 (Main Street), a few miles south of downtown Breckenridge. The highway loosely follows the Blue River, the waterway responsible for both Heeney Reservoir and Lake Dillon to the north. Here, the Blue River meanders through the neighborhood, and many homes and lots offer riverside ownership possibilities. The river is on the east side of Highway 9 to Fredonia Gulch and then moves to the west side of the highway.

Larger residences with more than 3,000 square feet of living space can sell for around $3 million, while smaller homes with around 1,800 square feet of living space go for around $1 million. Lots in Blue River are typically a half-acre. New and like-new turnkey homes in Blue River present panoramic views and plenty of room to entertain guests, all while being only a few minutes from downtown Breckenridge, one of Colorado's most sought-after mountain destinations. Although considered a bedroom community to Breckenridge, some 900 residents of Summit County call Blue River home.

Residences in Blue River also make for wonderful ski vacation homes. Homes for sale here can command premium prices to renters who want to enjoy a luxury ski vacation to Breckenridge. A wise investment, owners can make considerable income renting their homes when they are not in use.

The ski resort is only a short drive from Blue River real estate, and Goose Pasture Tarn, a small lake in the Blue River neighborhood, provides endless fun in the summer. The lake offers private fishing stocked with various trout and bass for Blue River property owners. It is also a popular site for kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Blue River is governed by a Town Board that oversees operations like police patrols, construction laws, and road maintenance.

  • The wilderness around Blue River is easy to explore on numerous well-marked hiking and biking trails. The remote area has scenic views, natural wildflowers and other intriguing growth, and some wildlife.

  • Fairplay and South Park are just south of Blue River on Colorado State Highway 9. It is about 17 miles from Blue River to Fairplay.

  • Just west of Blue River is Mohawk Lake, an alpine lake above the treeline. You can hike up to the lake and explore the fragile tundra ecosystem. The pristine alpine waters are magnificent.

  • Continental Falls is a breathtaking waterfall that is only a moderate 2.5-mile hike. The popular trail makes for a great day trip that is not too grueling.

  • Quandary Peak, the western boundary of Blue River, is the only 14,000-foot peak in Summit County, and the ridge of the well-known "numbered peaks" of the Tenmile Range

Blue River, has a population of with an average household income of $. When it comes to real estate occupancy specifics, approximately residents own their home and rent their home. As for the weather, the average summer high temperature is F and the yearly rainfall average is inches.

We invite you to explore the local real estate market in Blue River. There are currently residential listings on the market in Blue River with an average list price of homes for sale of $3,049K. Last month's average sold price was $2,983K. We have expert agents who know the real estate market in Blue River and are the professionals you need to help buy or sell your next property.

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