When looking at homes or housing in Summit County, chances are that the search will turn to Breckenridge real estate. As the county seat and the largest community in the county (about 5,000 residents living at an altitude of nearly 10,000 feet!), Breckenridge is the de facto focal point of this region of the Rocky Mountains. The community also has nearly half of the property listings for the entire county. Between the ski resort and the accommodations provided by this larger (relatively speaking) town, Breckenridge real estate prices run higher than in many other areas of the county. The median listing price here tops the million dollar mark, and the per-square-foot price has almost reached $500. Breckenridge also has a high number of lots and parcels of land on the market, so if you can't find the right condo, townhome or house that suits you, you can also look into having something custom built among the quakies and the pines. Whatever sort of home you choose here, you'll be close to the outdoor recreation in both summer and winter (and the shoulder seasons as well) and the rich historic atmosphere of the town, including the Breckenridge National Historic District along Main Street, celebrating the Victorian-era roots of this true-life Western mining town.
School Options in the Breckenridge Real Estate Market
Students residing in Breckenridge are served by the Summit School District. There is a pair of neighborhood elementary schools in town, while middle-school and high-school students attend campuses in Frisco and in Breckenridge, respectively. The district also offers an innovation high school learning option in Frisco for students in the Breckenridge real estate market, and there is also an independent middle and high school located in Frisco.