Neighborhood is a mixed-density neighborhood one mile from downtown
Breckenridge. Designed to provide needed affordable housing with
a sense of community rather than beds and parking spaces, the
Wellington Neighborhood is organized around a series of well-defined
center greens. Eighty percent of the homes are deed-restricted
to owners who live and work in Summit County and will remain permanently
affordable over time.
building types – single-family detached homes, duplexes,
townhomes, and live-work units - provide variety and address the
needs of different households in terms of size and pricing. Homes
are designed to reflect historic Breckenridge architecture and
have steep gable roofs and large front porches. In order to reduce
costs and deal with the short building season at 9,600 ft. elevation,
the homes combine off-site building techniques with traditional
is a major goal. The site was previously ravaged by dredge mining
and the new development will repair the damage. The Wellington
Neighborhood demonstrates that with creativity and perseverance
sense of community and sense of place can be achieved while realizing
affordable housing goals.
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