Peak 7 Homes | Breckenridge, CO
Crowned by the Ten Mile Mountain Range, the Peak 7 neighborhoods share the same beautifully wooded mountain-side 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 forests and there are wonderful mountain bike and dog walking trails accessed from within the community. In summers, Barton Creek and Cucumber Creek cascade over rocks and alpine branches for delightful trails and even a rare fish. Many Peak 7 owners cherish the wildlife, especially the local Moose. Adventurers will especially appreciate the fifteen minute hike-in/out to Breckenridge Ski Resort without ever setting foot in town from the neighborhood trailhead. In Peak 7, there is high speed internet for remote working, quality utilities and close proximity to the public recreational fitness center and local hospitals. Whether for a primary home or vacation retreat, Peak 7 provides a quintessential mountain country experience, just on the edges of Breckenridge town limits.
Ten Mile Mountain Range Views & Out-Your-Door Adventure
You can’t go wrong with the views from Peak 7 homes. For Peak 7 homes facing west, they possess impressive ski slope views and views of the broader Ten Mile Mountain (typically from Peaks 4 through Peak 8). For Peak 7 homes that face east, there are glorious views of Mount Baldy, Mount Guyot and the wilderness. Some homes are so close to the White River National Forest, that it is literally within footsteps of their own backdoor.
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 on the same corners of town. www.breckenridgerecreation.com
Services & Use
- Highspeed cable internet. Peak 7 is a great place to work remotely or to school from home due to quality telecommunications infrastructure. Comcast is the local highspeed cable internet provider. Many residents report quality cellular services from providers like AT&T and Verizon with some occasional disruptions.
- Vacation Rental. Vacation rentals are allowed with permits from Summit County.
- 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.
- Bus. Whether it is for the local school or for in-town recreation, residents appreciate the nearby bus that picks up and drops off at intersection of Barton Road and Airport Road. For owners within the Coyne Placer subdvision, the bus stop will be within an easy strolling distance away. For most of the subdivisions, owners and guests can drive within a few minutes of home to the bus stop.
- Homeowners Association. Most of the Peak 7 neighborhoods do not have a HomeOwners Association, but there are covenants of public record and Summit County building guidelines. One exception is the Barton Creek Reserve subdivision, which has a nominal annual HOA fee for its residents. Summit County is responsible for tax assessment, roads, and regulations in the local area. There is no transfer tax nor other municipal tax.
- 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.
What are the Peak Seven Neighborhoods?
A hybrid of modern, rustic and nature-consciencous homes persist in this residential only area. Most single-family homes are on parcels of .5 – 2 acres. There are also a very limited number of duplexes that exist. The trees are typically a blend of aspens and evergreens and provide nature’s elbow room between neighbors and a wonderful habitat for wildlife. While there are some differences between the specific subdivisions, including covenants, utilities and other aesthetics, the Peak 7 Neighborhoods commonly include the following subdivisions:
Interested in more information about the local area or do you have questions about Summit County real estate? Contact Taryn Brooke at: 970.333.8297 or email@example.com.