Peak 7 Community Information
Crowned by the Ten Mile Mountain Range, the Peak 7 neighborhoods share the same beautifully wooded mountainside as its nearest neighbor, the Breckenridge Ski Resort. For Peak 7 residents, there is plenty of big mountain country close by to humble hero souls from sunrise to sunset.
Nordic trails sprawl through the upland White River National forests and there are wonderful mountain bike and dog walking trails accessed from within the community. Adventurers will especially appreciate the fifteen-minute hike-in/out to Breckenridge Ski Resort via local trails, without ever setting foot in town.
Owners cherish their local wildlife, especially the moose and foxes. In summers, Barton Creek and Cucumber Creek cascade over rocks and alpine branches for delightful trails.
In Peak 7, there is high speed internet for remote working, quality utilities and proximity to the public recreational fitness center and local hospitals. Peak 7 offers the quintessential mountain country experience fit with yards for all your loved ones to play.
Ten Mile Mountain Range Views & Out-Your-Door Adventure
You can’t go wrong with the views from Peak 7 homes. To the west, there are impressive ski slope views and views of the broader Ten Mile Mountain Range. To the east, are glorious views of Mount Baldy, Mount Guyot and the wilderness. The White River National Forest is in the upland areas that can be reached from this residential neighborhood.
Breckenridge Ski Resort & Breckenridge Nordic Center
With Breckenridge Ski Resort as its nearest neighbor, the Peak 7 residents can enjoy year-round access to forest trails
without ever setting foot in town. From the neighborhood Peaks Trailhead parking lot, there is a network of trails that lead
from the Breckenridge Ski Resort all the way to the town of Frisco. The nearby Breckenridge Nordic Center maintains
groomed trails and cocoa cabins throughout winter that residents and their guests can also access with a Nordic ski pass.
Barton Creek & Cucumber Creek
The South Barton Gulch is a meandering creek that flows from the Ten Mile Mountains through the center of the Peak 7 communities. Barton Road runs parallel to the South Barton Gulch in the valley. The Cucumber Creek is a scenic neighborhood trail of cascading waters that flow over timbers and boulders throughout Summer. The Cucumber Creek flows from the southwest upland forest areas and is accessible near the Peaks Trail and Nordic Trails. Both trails are gentle for hikers of all abilities
Bike & Hike Trails
- Peaks Trail can be accessed from American Way where you can find biking and hiking for all. The trail spans 15.6 miles from the Breckenridge Ski Resort, through Peak 7 forests, all the way to Frisco. From the Peaks Trail, there are other local backcountry pathways that are ideal for snowshoeing, nordic skiing and hiking. These trails hold some of the most scenic views of the town of Breckenridge and its rugged mountain peaks. www.summitdaily.com/sports/summit-daily-bike-guide-peaks-trail-video
- Iowa Hill Trail is a hike-through-history favorite for all abilities. The trail is also partitioned for advanced mountain biking, separate from the hiking. gobreck.com/trip-ideas/hiking/historic-hiking-trails-in-breckenridge
- Barton Loop Trail features the river and is a nice loop for biking and hikes. www.dillonrangerdistrict.com/trails/Barton_Creek_TS.pdf
Dog Friendly Trails
Tails are often wagging along the roads of Peak 7. Even some of the local cabins are named in honor of their furry friends with welcome signs of their own. Dogs are required to be on leash on the nearby trails in the nearby forest trails and around the neighborhoods. Your furry friends will make new friends of their own, once you get to know the regulars on these popular local trails.
Nearby Breckenridge Public Pool & Recreation Center
The Breckenridge Recreation Center provides a public indoor pool, tennis courts, hot tubs and fitness facility within a few minutes of the Peak 7 neighborhoods. They offer programs for adults and school-ages as well as local competitions. For those with a regular fitness routine, they will love the convenience of this location within the same corner of town.
- Highspeed internet and cellular services available. Peak 7 is a great place to work remotely or to school from home due to its quality telecommunications infrastructure. Xfinity is the local highspeed cable internet provider. Many residents report quality cellular services are also available.
- Quality Utilities. Many of the Peak 7 subdivisions include utility services like town water, sewer, cable internet and quality cellular services. There are some exceptions where well and septic are used in lieu of municipal services in a few of the subdivisions. Trash hauling services are also available.
- No Transfer Tax. There is no transfer tax in this unincorporated Summit County region.
- Bus within a few minutes’ drive. Whether it is for events, school or skiing, residents appreciate that there is a bus that picks up and drops off at the intersection of Barton Road and Airport Road, at the base of the community.
- County-maintained Roads. Summit County maintains all roadway infrastructure and snow removal throughout the Peak 7 neighborhoods, which is paid for by property taxes. From December through April, owners typically manage snow removal for their own driveways or hire a private plow service.
- Spacious Lot Sizes. Most single-family homes are on quality parcel sizes with dense woods and a minimum of .5 acres. The trees are typically a blend of aspens and evergreens and provide a natural landscape throughout the hillsides.
- Accessory Dwelling Units are allowed. Accessory dwelling units (ADU) can be a feature for homes with a lock-off apartment and/or garage apartment.
- Short-term Rental Resources. Peak 7 homes are within the Upper Blue Basin area of Unincorporated Summit County: STR Regulations | Summit County, CO – Official Website (summitcountyco.gov) STR Government Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org | 970-668-4186
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