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Breckenridge Colorado Homes in Blue River Area

Posted in: Blue River Area, Breckenridge Area
By Barrie Stimson
Nov 14, 2011 - 5:51:09 PM

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Breckenridge Colorado mountain homes nestle in the tall forests of the Blue River area south of the charming Town of Breckenridge, an historic gold-mining community in Summit County.  Situated between the Williams Fork and Gore mountains, Blue River Breckenridge real estate purveys the majesty of the Colorado Rockies at the Continental Divide.

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Homes in Blue River subdivisions
start about five miles south of Breckenridge Ski Resort along Highway 9 where the massive log, timber, and stone retreats offer seclusion recreation, and convenience.  A sizeable number of Blue River area homes near Breckenridge double as Summit County investment properties, providing rental income during portions of the year.  Blue River homes may boast endearing brands such as White Bear Lodge, Ski Lynx Lodge, Gold Run at Timber Creek, and Two Mile High Retreat.  Owners invitingly describe their distinctive mountain homes as the quintessential mountain hideaway, picturesque log cabin, secluded mountain retreat, or the huge home with mountain views, etc.

To clarify, Blue River is the name of a town located nine miles south of Breckenridge.  Home to under a thousand residents, the community is popular for second-home owners.  The Blue River flows through the area on its 75-mile journey north from the west side of the Divide to the Colorado River in Kremmling.  The river is known for gold medal fly-fishing and rafting/kayaking adventures.
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Sample Blue River mountain neighborhoods include grand homes in Timber Creek Estates, Aspen View, Crown Subdivision, Royal Subdivision, and Spruce Valley Ranch, Wilderness Subdivision, Alpine Breckenridge, Tordal Estates, and Blue River Condominiums.  Near Mount Quandry, the more affordable Blue River condos feature two and three bedrooms (700 to 850 square feet).  

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Real estate in the Town of Blue River includes several neighborhoods adjacent to Highway 9.  Town residents enjoy use of Goose Pasture Tarn, a lake located a mile south of Breckenridge.

The well-respected Summit County School District serves this area.  In addition, residents participate in a wealth of lifetime learning opportunities.  For example, Colorado Mountain College offers classes at the local campuses and the Rec Center offers programs.  Talented seasonal and full-time residents offer workshops and activities for everyone.
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Blue River real estate is located less than two hours from the Denver International Airport.  Several reliable shuttle services make it easy to arrive here and and around the resort communities of Summit County.

For information about buying real estate in the scenic mountain villages, call Barrie Stimson, Breckenridge RealtorĀ® at (970) 390-2560.

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