Welcome to our local’s guide to Blue River real estate and what it’s like to live in Blue River. To learn more about life in Blue River or any of the Blue River homes for sale, please contact Blue River Real Estate Agent Randy Jeffrey.
Aptly named for the river that runs right through the middle of it, Blue River sits right on the headwaters of one of Summit County’s most popular fishing rivers. With a population of less than 1,000 full time residents, this is the perfect place to live if you’re looking for a small tight knit community.
The local lifestyle in Blue River is slightly rural. While only minutes down the road from bustling Breckenridge, Blue River remains a quiet and calm little town environment. The only action that happens here is the frequent, and sometimes costly, interactions with local wildlife such as bear and moose.
Fly fishing along the Blue River is the most common of outdoor activities. However, hiking plays a close second. Numerous mountain trails line the perimeter of Blue River and provide access to the steep and wondrous beauties that loom over Blue River. In the fall, the changing of the Aspen leaves is always spectacular along Highway 9 coming out of Breckenridge into Blue River.
Sharing the same school district as neighboring Breckenridge, Blue River shares access to some of Colorado’s greatest concentrations of top-rated public schools. Below are some excellent Blue River/Breckenridge schools:
While most of the homes for sale in Blue River are single-family, they all vary in design and style. There are also a spattering of duplex style townhomes in Blue River. But don’t let that deter you. Some of the homes have amazing Quandary views.