Summit County Real Estate in the Town of Blue River Colorado
Just a few miles south of Breckenridge in Summit County Colorado, real estate in the Town of Blue River includes sought-after mountain homes in the forests on both sides of Highway 9. Residents of Blue River Colorado homes prefer the pristine natural environment and seclusion of their mountain homes and cabins – and great gold-medal fly-fishing, horseback riding, boating, and hiking around Blue River.
Featuring gorgeous views, the inviting log cabins, mountain estates and sprinkle of condos are surrounded by the Gore Mountains and Williams Fork Mountains of the Rocky Mountain Range. The Blue River itself flows through the town on its way from the Continental Divide through the White River National Forest.
Blue River neighborhoods present a popular selection of wonderful Summit County homes. Sample country subdivisions include Alpine Breckenridge, Aspen View Subdivision, Blue River Condominiums, Crown Subdivision, Lake Shore, Royal Subdivision, Spruce Valley Ranch, Timber Creek Estates, Tordal Estates, Wilderness Subdivision, and Whispering Pines. A few have trails, equestrian facilities, and other community amenities.
Approximately 850 residents live full-time in Blue River CO homes. The Town of Blue River is well organized and features regulations that ensure small-town values and protect the beauty of the Blue River area. There is a Blue River lodging tax although property owners do not pay taxes to the Town of Breckenridge.
Owners of Blue River properties have fishing and canoeing rights on Goose Pasture Tarn, which is located on the south end of town. Blue River is also known for its rafting and kayaking opportunities. It starts on the west side of the Continental Divide and flows 75 miles to the Colorado River. Several sections are popular for rafting. In the high country west of Blue River is Mohawk Lake.
The Town is a whisper away from the world-class international ski resort in Breckenridge and several other acclaimed ski areas. Breckenridge is a larger community with boutique shops, excellent restaurants, entertainment, galleries, golf courses and recreation centers, Nordic skiing, ice skating and many more amenities.
The Breckenridge and Frisco communities hosts award-winning festivals, competitions, and events. Shuttle services and bicycle trails connect the villages and towns of Summit County, from Blue River through Breckenridge to Frisco, Keystone, Lake Dillon, and Copper Mountain.
Summit County School District serves families living in Blue River. Also located in Summit County are two campuses of Colorado Mountain College.