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: 358
Average Price: $1,367,923
Highest Price: $16,750,000
Lowest Price: $14

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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.

Boulder house under construction
Photo by Jon Hatch/Camera

See all Boulder homes for sale displayed below. You can also narrow down your results to listings by property type or neighborhood. Our experienced Boulder real estate agency can help you buy or sell any home here in Boulder County. To learn more about the history of Boulder, click here.

Boulder Homes for Sale

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000 - $200,000
$200,000 - $300,000 $300,000 - $400,000 $400,000 - $500,000
$500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000 Over $1,000,000
358 Properties Found. Page 1 of 36

Quite Simply One Of The Finest Homes On The Fro...

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Homes for Sale located at 7983 Valmont Rd, in the city of Boulder, CO 80301

$9,000,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 15.42 Acres
  • 6,122 ft²

Single Family Home

7983 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO

MLS® #847516

WK Real Estate

Quite Simply One Of The Finest Homes On The Front Range. Set On 15 Acres Of Pastoral Land Enveloped By 1000+ Acres Of Open Space, A 1/4 Mile Tree-lined Drive Leads To This Stunning Modern Rural Home. Nestled In The Trees For Tranquil Seclusion, Each Wing Fl...

Country Equestrian Estate In Boulder! Quiet, Se...

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Single Family Home Real Estate for Sale located in the neighborhood of Foothills East, in the city of Boulder, CO

$7,999,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 12.6 Acres
  • 4,617 ft²

Single Family Home

3800 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Boulder, CO

MLS® #859450

LIV Sotheby's Intl Realty

Country Equestrian Estate In Boulder! Quiet, Secluded Location W/panoramic Views Of Flatirons And Foothills; 12.6 Acres W/mature Trees, Peaceful Paradise Surrounded By Dedicated Farmland. Contemporary, Spacious 2 Story Built For Entertaining, Gourmet Chef's...

Extraordinary Opportunity To Own Boulder's Favo...

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Boulder Real Estate - MLS # 853384, Commercial Sale real estate for Sale in Boulder OT, MLS Listings # 853384

$7,500,000 Active

  • 0.32 Acres

Commercial Sale

2040 16th St, Boulder, CO

MLS® #853384

LIV Sotheby's Intl Realty

Extraordinary Opportunity To Own Boulder's Favorite Boutique Hotel,steps From Famous Pearl Street Shops & Restaurants, In The Very Heart Of Boulder. The Bradley Boulder Inn Features 12 En Suite Guestrooms,bright And Beautifully Appointed,amenities Such As F...

Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Own A Sprawli...

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MLS #863231 for Sale at 1810 Hillside Rd, in the city of Boulder, 80302

$7,300,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 1.12 Acres
  • 5,980 ft²

Single Family Home

1810 Hillside Rd, Boulder, CO

MLS® #863231

Compass - Boulder

Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Own A Sprawling Secluded Estate In Downtown Boulder! This Spectacular 1.2 Acre Sanctuary Has Over 200ft Of Boulder Creek Frontage Within Steps Of World Class Restaurants,shopping,cultural Venues & Trails. Fully Restored In ...

The Registry Building! This Downtown Location I...

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Boulder Homes for Sale in the neighborhood of Boulder O T East & West & North in the Zipcode of 80302

$7,200,000 Active

  • 0.16 Acres

Commercial Sale

1113 Spruce St, Boulder, CO

MLS® #859187

Helix Properties, LLC

The Registry Building! This Downtown Location Is Boulder's Premier Executive Office Building.a Large Main Level Conference Room, Plus A 4th Floor Conference Room With A Rooftop Deck Overlooking The Boulder Flatirons. An Elevator, Full Kitchen, Steam Shower ...

Waterstone Ridge, Carefully Built, Preserving T...

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Single Family Home Real Estate for Sale at 1133 Timber Ln in the city of Boulder by MLS #861608

$6,800,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 8.01 Acres
  • 8,601 ft²

Single Family Home

1133 Timber Ln, Boulder, CO

MLS® #861608

LIV Sotheby's Intl Realty

Waterstone Ridge, Carefully Built, Preserving The Natural Red-rock Outcroppings While Securing The Amazing Views. Seeking Unparalleled Quality And Design With A Focus On Nature, This Inspiring Property Achieved Its Goal. Delight In The Infinite Fine Finishe...

Privacy, Stunning Views Of Flatirons, 5.78 Acre...

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MLS Number 852273 in the city of Boulder Homes for Sale by TR, NBR 154&156 MARSHLL/ELDOR SPRGS, the zipcode of 80303

$6,499,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5.78 Acres
  • 7,370 ft²

Single Family Home

4217 Eldorado Springs Dr, Boulder, CO

MLS® #852273

Douglas Elliman

Privacy, Stunning Views Of Flatirons, 5.78 Acres, S. Boulder Creek, Horse Property. Custom, Western Style, 7,370 Sq Ft, Luxury Log Home 4 Bedrooms, 6 Baths. Handcrafted By Master Artisans, Reminiscent Of National Park Lodge. Chef's Kitchen, Multiple Enterta...

Modern Masterpiece Located In The Most Coveted ...

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2299 4th St, in the city of Boulder Real Estate in CO by Mapleton Park,

$6,195,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 5,365 ft²

Single Family Home

2299 4th St, Boulder, CO

MLS® #869584

Compass - Boulder

Modern Masterpiece Located In The Most Coveted Location In Historic Mapleton Hill. Flowing Open Floor Plan Seamlessly Blends Indoor/outdoor Living Providing A Direct Connection To Nature, And The Private Wooded Lot & Stream Below. Built With Premium Finishe...

Spectacular Estate On Almost 7 Acres Abutting C...

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Single Family Home for Sale by 1131 White Hawk Ranch Dr in the Boulder, located in the neighborhood of White Hawk Ranch

$5,990,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 6.91 Acres
  • 10,074 ft²

Single Family Home

1131 White Hawk Ranch Dr, Boulder, CO

MLS® #857657

RE/MAX of Boulder, Inc

Spectacular Estate On Almost 7 Acres Abutting City Of Boulder Open Space W/ Flatiron & Back Range Views. Over 10,000sf Between Main House, Guest House & Art Studio. Incredible Equestrian Facility W/ 4 Stall Barn, Indoor Riding Arena & 4 Pastures. Other Outb...

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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 and being a great place to buy a home.

Mountains in Boulder
Photograph of Boulder by Jon Hatch/Camera

Want to Learn More?

Contact the real estate agency experts at RE/MAX of Boulder for more information about buying or selling a a home in Boulder and the surrounding areas. Our agency can also arrange a tour of any properties for sale in Boulder County. Contact us online, call us locally at 303.449.7000 or toll-free at 1.800.825.7000.

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Listing information last updated on January 22nd, 2019 at 4:19am MST.