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Blue River Living
Louise Placer is a neighborhood south of the town of Breckenridge just south of the Crown, the northern most subdivision on Highway 9, is well placed to allow homeowners to get to the Spruce Creek trail and all the 4WD roads and which is part of the national forest. These large homesites are part of the small town of Blue River, and that means homeowners of Bryce Estates have the liberty to use the town's Goose Pasture Tarn, pictured below. Bryce Estates are naturally private and have easy access to ski and hiking trails.
Recreation near Louise Placer
Spruce Creek Road is the gateway to great trails to popular destinations like Mohawk Lakes, and Louise Placer is located between this county road and Highway 9. Take the U.S. Forest Service Road that Spruce Creek or Crown Drive funnel into, and you'll arrive at the Spruce Creek trailhead, which connects to the Burro Trail which leads back to the base of Peak 9. Further up the trail, you'll cross the Wheeler Trail that extends from Hoosier Pass to Copper Mountain, and there you can see stunning Continental Falls that flow from the lakes situated in high meadows at the foot of the Tenmile Range.
One of the winter-access back-country cabins in the Tenmile Summit Huts system, Francie's Cabin, is accessible from these trails. And many more lakes and peaks as well.
Quick Facts about the Breckenridge, CO neighborhood called Louise Placer
- Lot size: 1.37 to 6.25 acres
- Number of lots: 10
- Vacant Lots: about 50%
- Size: 3-6 bedroom
- Square Footage: about 1,926 to 4,640 sq. ft.
Directions to Louise Placer Estates
Drive south on Highway 9, and take a left on Spruce Creek Road, about 1/10th of mile from the last stoplight in Breckenridge, at Boreas Pass Road. This road continues uphill, and the second left turn is Louise Placer Drive that gives access to three of the lots. To reach the others, follow the main road uphill. Once you round a corner and merge with Crown Drive coming in from the right, there will be a few small lots that belong to the Crown Subdivision. Just a few yards beyond this corner are the remainder of Louise Placer lots or homes for sale.