Summit County Colorado
Summit County Communities: Breckenridge to Silverthorne
Colorado mountain communities in Summit County sprouted during the gold rush and blossomed after their fine ski areas caught on. Skiers join full-time and seasonal residents to enjoy camaraderie, fresh mountain air, breathtaking surroundings, and active lifestyles. Homes in Breckenridge, Frisco, Silverthorne, and other Summit County getaways are easily accessible from Interstate 70, an hour or so west of Denver.
Colorado mountain properties…
Colorado mountain real estate in Breckenridge reflects the options around Summit County. You can count on historic and modern Breckenridge real estate to be upgraded to accommodate the visiting ski community. Properties range from ski in and out homes and condos to single family homes at the golf course or in rural mountain subdivisions. Be near Main Street or closer to the forested trails.
The top areas to consider
Looking for Breckenridge real estate? The Town of Breckenridge sits at the base of the Tenmile Range in Summit County. Home to 5,000, it is the seat and largest community in Summit County. The population is boosted by part-time residents and substantial number of vacation homes. Blue River is an adjacent rural area south of Breckenridge.
Breckenridge Ski Resort has turned the town into a popular destination for skiers and snowboarding. And there are two cross-country centers. But the Great Outdoors brings folks here for warm-weather action, too. Some head out to the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course. Others get out on the hiking and mountain biking trails through the national forests, fly-fishing in the Blue River, boating on Lake Dillon.
The Victorian architecture along Main Street Breckenridge welcomes visitors to hundreds of unique shops, eateries, live theater, galleries, and businesses. Major events also happen here. Film festivals, music festivals, Taste of Breckenridge, Ullr Fest, Fourth of July parade. Breckenridge also hosts athletic competitions, bike rides to snowboarding.
North of Breckenridge is the charming historic community of Frisco, a town of 3,000 on the edge of Lake Dillon. Frisco is centrally located near four ski resorts and offers many recreational opportunities on its own. It is known for the many activities and events, shops and eateries as well as its friendly community spirit. Neighborhoods touch downtown, the water, Buffalo Mountain and into the surrounding countryside. The small town of Dillon also sits nearby on the edge of the lake.
Over the mountain west of Frisco is the Copper Mountain Ski Resort, a more intimate community featuring skiing and snowboarding along with a golf course and shops. Offering reasonable prices, the large condo buildings and duplex-style homes are attractive for vacation homes in Copper Mountain.
East of Frisco, Keystone Ski Resort offers ski villages and wonderful family activities and recreation. Golf, bicycling, and hiking head the list. Add night skiing. Keystone is the closest ski area in Summit County to Denver. The community features many condo buildings within walking distance to the slopes along with some gorgeous mountain homes.
Along the highway north of Lake Dillon is Silverthorne, a popular area for locals with a population of 4600. It nestles in a valley between the Tenmile Range and the Continental Divide. The outlet stores, recreation center, and many services are available in Silverthorne.
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