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: 691
Average Price: $1,289,359
Highest Price: $9,000,000
Lowest Price: $2

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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

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691 Properties Found. Page 1 of 70

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

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Homes for Sale in Boulder, CO

$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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Homes for Sale located at 3800 Pleasant Ridge Rd, in the city of Boulder, CO 80301

$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...

Stunning Chautauqua Home Nestled Against Flatir...

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

$7,800,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 1.29 Acres
  • 8,066 ft²

Single Family Home

770 Circle Dr, Boulder, CO

MLS® #878467

Coldwell Banker Res-CanyonBlvd

Stunning Chautauqua Home Nestled Against Flatirons W/ Luminous Windows That Capture Incredible Mountain And City Views On Exceptional 1+ Acres. Artistic Upgrades Include: Marble Flooring On Entry, Mother-of-pearl Tiling In Fish Tank & Kitchen Back Splash, &...

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...

A Stunning 1.29-acre Oasis With Huge, Unobstruc...

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MLS #881206 for Sale at 1489 Sunset Blvd, in the city of Boulder, 80304

$7,500,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 1.29 Acres
  • 6,471 ft²

Single Family Home

1489 Sunset Blvd, Boulder, CO

MLS® #881206

Compass - Boulder

A Stunning 1.29-acre Oasis With Huge, Unobstructed Views Just Minutes From Downtown Boulder. 7bd/7ba, 6000+sf Luxury Residence. Main Level Features Large Indoor-outdoor Living Spaces, Chef's Kitchen, Laundry And A Bedroom Suite. Four More Bedrooms Upstairs ...

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

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Boulder Homes for Sale in the neighborhood of Hillside Park in the Zipcode of 80302

$6,590,000 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 ...

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

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Single Family Home Real Estate for Sale at 4217 Eldorado Springs Dr in the city of Boulder by MLS #852273

$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...

Live In A Contemporary Masterpiece In The Most ...

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MLS Number 880131 in the city of Boulder Homes for Sale by Mapleton Park, the zipcode of 80302

$6,195,000 Active

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

Single Family Home

2299 4th St, Boulder, CO

MLS® #880131

Compass - Boulder

Live In A Contemporary Masterpiece In The Most Coveted Location In Historic Mapleton Hill. Flowing Open Floor Plan Seamlessly Blends Indoor/outdoor Living Providing A Direct Connection To Nature.built With Premium Finishes & Features Throughout. Downtown & ...

Iconic Mapleton Hill Estate Perched On One Of T...

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1014 Mapleton Ave, in the city of Boulder Real Estate in CO by Boulder OT East & West & North,

$5,995,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.33 Acres
  • 5,358 ft²

Single Family Home

1014 Mapleton Ave, Boulder, CO

MLS® #874944

Colorado Landmark-Boulder

Iconic Mapleton Hill Estate Perched On One Of The Most Spectacular View Lots In Downtown Boulder! Rarely Do Homes With This Unique Combination Become Available: Prime Downtown Location, Huge 14,000 Sq.ft. South Facing Lot, Unobstructed Views, & Move-in Read...

Waterstone Ridge, Carefully Built, Preserving T...

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Single Family Home for Sale by 1133 Timber Ln in the Boulder, located in the neighborhood of Pine Brook Hills Unit 3

$5,800,000 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...

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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 May 21st, 2019 at 9:49pm MDT.