Summit County > Blue River > Valley of the Blue
Homes near the source of the Blue River
The Blue River in winter, running through the valley.
Valley of the Blue is close to Breckenridge, yet offers affordable homes with the privacy of at least half-acre home sites. All offer great views of the Ten Mile Range and ready access to hiking trails and cross country skiing, This neighborhood offer a lot of peace and quiet. The neighborhood is laid out on a few main roads, and home to many local, full-time resident. National forest public lands are the eastern border.
Valley of the Blue Homes for Sale
Valley of the Blue is on the southern side of Summit County on the east bank of the Blue River and across it lies the highest mountains in the county. The 14er, Quandary Mountain, is the last mountain before Hoosier Ridge, which separates Park and Summit counties, and is the highest peak in on the Summit side. Getting out of town to the south and over the pass into South Park is easy, so this is great property for people living in Colorado Springs or elsewhere in southern Colorado. It’s south of the incorporated town of Blue River so it is governed only by the rules of the county.
Quandary and several 13,000 foot peaks on the Valley of the Blue side of the Blue River, are in view from homes for sale in Valley of the Blue, and offer hiking and cross-country ski opportunities.
Along the Wheeler Trail.
Walk up Summit County’s only 14er starting from a trailhead just across Highway 9 from Valley of the Blue, or climb up the popular McGulloch Gulch, a nice stream-side hiking trail that leads up the gulch to intersects with the Wheeler Trail - a trail established in the mining era that connects claims along the base of the Tenmile Range into Breckenridge.
The Blue River runs along the highway at the entrance to the neighborhood and is well known for great fishing. Hiking trails can also be used for winter recreation like snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT VALLEY OF THE BLUE
- Lots: 105 home sites
- Vacant Lots: about 25% of the platted lots
- Acreage: one-half acre to 1.86 acres.
- Year Built: 1969 to 2017
- Square Footage: 384 sq. ft. to 5,322 sq. ft.
- Size: 1-6 bedrooms
Location and Driving Directions:
Drive south from central Breckenridge for about 6 miles. Take a left into Range Road, and all homes for sale in Valley of the Blue will be located on one of the neighborhood roads.