Boulder Real Estate

The renowned city of Boulder, Colorado encompasses approximately 27.8 square miles of land, nestled at the foot of the Flatirons.

As more people discover the exceptional lifestyle that the city has to offer, real estate in Boulder has been in high demand for several years. This growing demand for Boulder homes has led city officials to impose a 1% limit on housing growth, with the intention of preserving the high quality of life that residents here have come to know and love.

Boulder CO Real Estate Stats

Total Homes for Sale in Boulder: 733
Average Price: $946,640
Highest Listing Price: $9,800,000
Lowest Listing Price: $1

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Real Estate in Boulder, Colorado

In addition to limiting the number of new homes in Boulder that are allowed to be built, the city has also adopted a long term Transportation Master Plan with an impressive goal of having a 0% increase of cars on the city's roads. The plan is to have the streets of Boulder be quieter, safer, and cleaner for residents and their families.

One of the unique benefits of owning property in Boulder is the fact that the city is surrounded by a ring of open space, called a greenbelt. This ring has been building around the city over the past 20 years, and enhances the feeling of wide open space and lush surroundings. Because city officials have worked so hard to maintain the character of this world-class city, residents take great pride in maintaining their houses and neighborhoods.

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See all Boulder homes for sale displayed below. You can also narrow down your results to listings by property type or neighborhood. To learn more about the history of Boulder, click here.

Boulder Homes for Sale

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Home for Sale in Boulder at 1133 Timber Lane: MLS® 725716

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Homes for Sale in Boulder, CO

$9,800,000

1133 Timber Lane

Boulder, CO

  • 5 br
  • 7.0 ba
  • 8,775 ft²
  • 7.00 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #725716

Status Active

Stunning Mountain Modern, In The Hills Above Boulder. Reward Yourself With This Amazing Home Where Understated Elegance, The Balancing Of Art And Nature Beautifully Integrate, And The Seemingly End...

Fuller Sotheby's Intl Realty

Farm / Ranch for Sale in Boulder at 1019 S Foothills Highway: MLS® 670160

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Homes for Sale located at 1019 S Foothills Highway, in the city of Boulder, CO 80305

$8,900,000

1019 S Foothills Highway

Boulder, CO

  • 3 br
  • 1.0 ba
  • 2,732 ft²
  • 178.00 Acres

Farm / Ranch

MLS® #670160

Status Active

First Time This Magnificent Property Has Ever Been Offered! The 178.3 Acre, Highly Visible, Scenic And Well Recognized Property At The City's Southwest Gateway, Is An Operating Cattle Ranch Which ...

Goodacre & Company

Home for Sale in Boulder at 1538 75th Street: MLS® 722042

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Single Family Home Real Estate for Sale located in the neighborhood of none, in the city of Boulder, CO

$7,700,000

1538 75th Street

Boulder, CO

  • 7 br
  • 7.0 ba
  • 8,396 ft²
  • 97.27 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #722042

Status Active

Sited On A Bucolic 93 Acres With Breathtaking Views Of The Flatirons, Indian Peaks And Longs Peak Sits An Equestrian Estate Property Of Remarkable Note. The Gated Property Road Winds On To The Pro...

Fuller Sotheby's Intl Realty

Home for Sale in Boulder at 2300 75th Street: MLS® 741136

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Boulder Real Estate - MLS # 741136, Single Family Home real estate for Sale in Willow Glen, MLS Listings # 741136

$7,500,000

2300 75th Street

Boulder, CO

  • 7 br
  • 10.0 ba
  • 20,113 ft²
  • 39.58 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #741136

Status Active

Captivating Estate Poised On Nearly 40 Acres Of Incredible Land. This Unparalleled Property Offers A 20,113 Sf. Custom Home, State Of The Art Equestrian Center Complete With 7 Stall Barn & Riding A...

Goodacre & Company

Home for Sale in Boulder at 19 Arrowleaf Court: MLS® 4243209

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MLS #4243209 for Sale at 19 Arrowleaf Court, in the city of Boulder, 80304

$7,500,000

19 Arrowleaf Court

Boulder, CO

  • 5 br
  • 7.0 ba
  • 10,466 ft²
  • 4.38 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #4243209

Status Active

Sophisticated European-style Luxury Landmark Situated In A Pristine Natural Setting Overlooking Boulder. This Expertly Crafted Property Has Been Transformed Into A Unique And Everlasting Estate. Cl...

Colorado Landmark Realtors

Home for Sale in Boulder at 19 Arrowleaf Court: MLS® 736788

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Boulder Homes for Sale in the neighborhood of Pine Brook Hills in the Zipcode of 80304

$7,500,000

19 Arrowleaf Court

Boulder, CO

  • 5 br
  • 7.0 ba
  • 10,466 ft²
  • 4.38 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #736788

Status Active

Sophisticated European-style Luxury Landmark Situated In A Pristine Natural Setting Overlooking Boulder. This Expertly Crafted Property Has Been Transformed Into A Unique And Everlasting Estate. Cl...

Colorado Landmark-boulder

Home for Sale in Boulder at 4651 Eldorado Springs Drive: MLS® 730296

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Single Family Home Real Estate for Sale at 4651 Eldorado Springs Drive in the city of Boulder by MLS #730296

$6,499,000

4651 Eldorado Springs Drive

Boulder, CO

  • 4 br
  • 6.0 ba
  • 5,588 ft²
  • 5.13 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #730296

Status Active

Timeless Beauty, Classic Western Architecture, Superior Craftsmanship, Luxurious Finishes Designed For Main Floor Living On A Private Estate. Dream Kitchen, Elegant Formal Dining Adjacent To Great ...

Colorado Landmark-boulder

Home for Sale in Boulder at 38619 Boulder Canyon Drive: MLS® 738299

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MLS Number 738299 in the city of Boulder Homes for Sale by Tr, Nbr 990, the zipcode of 80302

$6,200,000

38619 Boulder Canyon Drive

Boulder, CO

  • 14 br
  • 17.0 ba
  • 15,514 ft²
  • 21.30 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #738299

Status Active

The Alps Inn Is A Historically Significant Residence, Hidden In The Yawning Canyons And Situated Right On Boulder Creek,ideally Just 2.5 Scenic Miles From The Heart Of Downtown Boulder.use As Your ...

Fuller Sotheby's Intl Realty

Townhome/Condo for Sale in Boulder at 1155 Canyon Boulevard 404: MLS® 731103

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1155 Canyon Boulevard 404, in the city of Boulder Real Estate in CO by Canyon Condos 1155,

$5,330,000

1155 Canyon Boulevard 404

Boulder, CO

  • 3 br
  • 4.0 ba
  • 4,400 ft²

Townhouse / Condo

MLS® #731103

Status Active

Best Boulder Has To Offer. Top Floor Penthouse Condo With Secure Elevator Access. It's 4,400 Square Feet Of Living Area Plus 1,200 Square Feet Of Partially Covered Private Decks Offer Great Views O...

Re/max Of Boulder, Inc

Home for Sale in Boulder at 2300 Iris Avenue: MLS® 715989

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Single Family Home for Sale by 2300 Iris Avenue in the Boulder, located in the neighborhood of Long Legal

$5,200,000

2300 Iris Avenue

Boulder, CO

  • 12 br
  • 6.0 ba
  • 7,447 ft²
  • 6.35 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #715989

Status Active

A Truly Beautiful, Unique Parcel Of Land In The Heart Of Boulder; Yes There Really Is A 6 Acre Piece Of Land Just A 5 Minute Walk To Shopping Plazas, 10 To 15 Minute Bike Ride To Downtown Boulder A...

Colorado 1st Realty, Llc

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The History of Boulder

Creek in Boulder, ColoradoThe city of Boulder began as a small mining camp on the banks of what became known as Boulder Creek. The first settlers, a party of prospectors led by Thomas Aikins, reached the mouth of Boulder Canyon in the fall of 1858. They called their campsite "Red Rocks" because of the red sandstone cliffs. Friendly contact was made with Chief Niwot and the Arapahoe tribe. The Cheyennes were also indigenous to the area, while other tribes such as the Utes, Kiowas, Comanches and Sioux were occasional visitors.

In January 1859, gold was discovered at Gold Run, an area west of the present Gold Hill community and approximately 12 miles northwest of Boulder. This gave impetus to the Boulder City Town Company, which was organized in 1859 by A.A. Brookfield (the company's first president) and 60 shareholders.

Boulder was designated as the county seat in 1867. Boulder was so named because of the many unwieldy rocks the settlers had to clear away from the land before they could construct their cabins.

Native American uprisings and the decline of the nearby gold camps resulted in several hard years for the new community. In 1871, however, the prospects of obtaining a railroad and a university brought Boulder City to life, and the town was incorporated under the Territorial Government. Two years later, both the Colorado Central Railroad and the Denver-Boulder Valley Railroad reached the city. Some of the earliest ordinances were aimed at controlling dogs. The founding fathers also began charging saloons $10 to operate, and they began a tree-planting program—evidence of the city's long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship.

Mountains in Boulder
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Listing information last updated on August 30th, 2014 at 3:27am MDT.