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: 317
Average Price: $1,309,162
Highest Listing Price: $8,900,000
Lowest Listing Price: $13

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

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Homes for Sale in Boulder, CO

$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 1133 Timber Lane: MLS® 777490

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Homes for Sale located at 1133 Timber Lane, in the city of Boulder, CO 80304

$8,900,000

1133 Timber Lane

Boulder, CO

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

Single Family Home

MLS® #777490

Status Active

Powerful,striking, Architecturally Significant Describe This Home Above Boulder, Minutes To Town And Worlds Away.endless Fine Finishes With A Focus On Nature,understated Elegance, Beautifully Integ...

Liv Sotheby's Intl Realty

Commercial Property for Sale in Boulder at 1911 11th Street: MLS® 780605

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Commercial Listing Real Estate for Sale located in the neighborhood of Boulder O T East & West & North, in the city of Boulder, CO

$7,900,000

1911 11th Street

Boulder, CO

  • 0.16 Acres

Commercial Listing

MLS® #780605

Status Active

It Is Rare For A Building Of This Size And Location To Come On The Market. Don't Miss Your Chance At This Unique Investment Opportunity! Hard To Find Stand Alone Building In The Heart Of Downtown B...

Wright Kingdom

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 W/in-law Apt & Elevator. Property Has A State Of The Art Equestrian Cente...

Goodacre & Company

Home for Sale in Boulder at 415 Lee Hill Drive: MLS® 758227

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MLS #758227 for Sale at 415 Lee Hill Drive, in the city of Boulder, 80302

$7,499,000

415 Lee Hill Drive

Boulder, CO

  • 4 br
  • 8.0 ba
  • 9,079 ft²
  • 5.19 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #758227

Status Active

Sophisticated And Elegant, This Masterpiece Of Traditional Design Is Set On A Rare, Flat And Fully Landscaped 5 Acre Estate In North Boulder's Wineglass Ranch. Uncompromising Attention To Design, F...

Re/max Alliance-boulder

Home for Sale in Boulder at 1538 75th Street: MLS® 760766

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Boulder Homes for Sale in the neighborhood of None in the Zipcode of 80303

$6,990,000

1538 75th Street

Boulder, CO

  • 7 br
  • 7.0 ba
  • 9,236 ft²
  • 97.27 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #760766

Status Active

One Of The Bernardi Groups Finest Listings. Beautifully Sited On 97 Acres Of Unencumbered Land 7 Minutes From Downtown Boulder. Breathtaking Views Of Flatirons, Indian Peaks & Longs Peak.remarkable...

Coldwell Banker Res-canyonblvd

Home for Sale in Boulder at 3472 Sunshine Canyon Drive: MLS® 779127

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Single Family Home Real Estate for Sale at 3472 Sunshine Canyon Drive in the city of Boulder by MLS #779127

$6,500,000

3472 Sunshine Canyon Drive

Boulder, CO

  • 7 br
  • 10.0 ba
  • 9,120 ft²
  • 105.00 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #779127

Status Active

Some Of The Most Unique & Stunning Land In Boulder, The Starhouse & Adjoining Properties Offer An Incredible Opportunity For The Discerning Buyer. Located On The Saddle Of Sunshine Canyon Only 3.5 ...

Re/max Alliance On Walnut

Home for Sale in Boulder at 1073 White Hawk Ranch Drive: MLS® 766746

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MLS Number 766746 in the city of Boulder Homes for Sale by White Hawk Ranch, the zipcode of 80303

$5,500,000

1073 White Hawk Ranch Drive

Boulder, CO

  • 6 br
  • 9.0 ba
  • 16,282 ft²
  • 1.51 Acres

Single Family Home

MLS® #766746

Status Active

Finest Of Luxury Home Listings. Exquisite Home -a Rare Find In Boulder. Truly A Private Estate W 1.5 Acres Impeccably Landscaped. The Finishes Are A Tasteful Combination Of Imported Mahogany, Turki...

Coldwell Banker Res-canyonblvd

Home for Sale in Boulder at 38619 Boulder Canyon Drive: MLS® 782187

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38619 Boulder Canyon Drive, in the city of Boulder Real Estate in CO by Tr, Nbr 990,

$5,395,000

38619 Boulder Canyon Drive

Boulder, CO

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

Single Family Home

MLS® #782187

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 ...

Liv Sotheby's Intl Realty

Investment Property for Sale in Boulder at 3055-3061 29th Street: MLS® 770422

Under Contract
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Income Property for Sale by 3055-3061 29th Street in the Boulder, located in the neighborhood of Nordic Ventures, PUD

$4,850,000

3055-3061 29th Street

Boulder, CO

  • 17,026 ft²
  • 1.20 Acres

Income Property

MLS® #770422

Status Under Contract - Taking Backups

16 Spacious Condos With Below Market Rents In 2 Buildings On 1.2 Acres. #101 Was Updated/remodeled And Monthly Rent Was Increased Over $700 To $2,095! All Rents Have Increased With Minimal Updating...

The Colorado Group

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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 February 9th, 2016 at 10:34am MST.