Real Estate Neighborhoods in Telluride
As experienced Telluride real estate brokers, we pride ourselves on having the best information on Telluride, Colorado houses for sale and matching clients with the property and neighborhood that’s right for them.
We’ve broken out the Telluride, CO region into seven incredible neighborhoods so you can discover which one is your future neighborhood. Whether you’re looking for real estate that’s in on the action of the historic town of Telluride or a more relaxing property on the sunny slopes of Deep Creek Mesa, each neighborhood has its own appeal and charm.
Learn more about Telluride’s communities and surrounding areas to find the neighborhood that suits your needs and then see the listings of homes for sale in those neighborhoods.
Town of Telluride / Telluride Valley
Telluride is a charming picturesque town with a colorful history and a desirable place to purchase real estate. Founded in 1880, this Victorian mining town still pays homage to its western history but supports an active mountain lifestyle year-round. View our Town of Telluride listings!
The Mountain Village is based at the western slope of the Telluride Ski Area and was inspired by European mountain architecture with ski-in, ski-out units. It encompasses the region’s only golf course and offers easy access to the free gondola. See the real estate opportunities in Mountain Village!
Deep Creek Mesa lies north of the Telluride Valley with the Telluride Regional Airport as its anchor and is a prime location for buyers looking for homes in Telluride. The mesa faces directly south therefore has sun that lasts longer than anywhere in the region as well as boasts impressive views.
Turkey Creek Mesa sits to the south of the Telluride Valley and just over the hill from the ski slopes. Find the perfect Telluride house for sale on ranch land with equestrian and trail easements. These homes have phenomenal value and dramatic views of the Telluride region.
Other Telluride Mesas, Wilson, Sunshine, Specie, Hastings, Horsefly, Iron Springs
You’ll find some of the best houses for sale in Telluride, CO at the base of the Wilson range in these surrounding mesas. From sprawling ranches to residential developments, these mesas offer unrivaled views and privacy with many lots saved for conservation efforts and meadows.
Placerville, Sawpit, Down Valley, Ophir, Trout Lake San Bernardo
Placerville was once home to placer mining and stockyards where the Denver & Rio Grande Southern Railroad picked up locally raised cattle for the Front Range. This small town was started in the late 1800s with an eclectic style of homes and remains a favorite location to buy Telluride real estate.
Surrounding Communities, Rico, Norwood, Ridgway
The surrounding communities of Rico, Norwood, and Ridgway are reminiscent of Telluride as many of them were settled in the late-1800s for gold or silver mining and still boast impressive vistas. Surrounded by nature and mountain ranges, these communities are excellent choices for buyers looking for serenity and privacy. These neighborhoods have immaculate homes with generous acreage. The elevations range from the high 6,000s ft. in Ridgway to 8,825 ft. in Rico. You’ll still enjoy that Old West style of architecture, access to activities for an adventurous lifestyle, and friendly neighbors.