ALBUQUERQUE AREA

A variety of lifestyles abound in the Duke City, just pick any you want and one of our unique areas will meet your needs.

FAR NORTHEAST ALBUQUERQUE

The Far Northeast Heights is made up of the Far Northeast Heights/High Desert area, Academy West, Sandia Heights, North Albuquerque Acres and North Albuquerque Acres West.

The referred to as the Far Northeast Heights includes the elegant and newly developed High Desert area of the Sandia Foothills with stunning homes ranging in upwards of $1,000,000. This beautiful area also includes the Tanoan Country Club and other gold, tennis, and health clubs that are nearby in this neighborhood. Make your way into the Academy West areas and you will find more modestly priced neighborhoods in and around the Albuquerque Academy. For those searching for a more low-maintenance style of living this area offers many town-homes and condos.

NORTHEAST HEIGHTS

This region of Albuquerque runs from the southern foothills of the Sandias towards I-25. Foothills South offers slightly more affordable homes in established neighborhoods with access to the highly sought after running and biking trails running along Tramway Blvd. The NE Heights area boomed following the Second World War when Route 66 became an artery for interstate travel and migration west. The residential neighborhoods are quaint, tree-lined streets with 1950’s ranch-style homes and a few nice parks. These residential areas offer homes in various price ranges. The Uptown area has grown into a high-demand retail area including Coronado Mall, Uptown and Winrock.

FOUR HILLS/SOUTHEAST

The homes in the Four Hills area boast quiet winding neighborhood streets and the Four Hills Country Club which offers dining, golf, tennis and swimming. These homes offer tremendous views of the mountain and city in established neighborhoods.

The Southeast Heights area, with its proximity to Kirtland Air Force Base, the Airport and University is a highly convenient location. Residential neighborhoods vary widely from modest affordable homes to the sought-after Ridgecrest. Located in the heart of the area lies the New Mexico State Fairgrounds, home of the sixth largest state fair in the U.S.

UNM/NOB HILL

The Nob Hill and University areas are eccentric areas with a mix of art deco, Spanish colonial, pueblo and modern architectural styles. The has undergone a recent face lift and the Nob Hill Merchants Association has revitalized and reclaimed this formerly run-down neighborhood. Old strip malls and relics left behind after the heyday of Route 66 are now reborn into a mix of retailers, galleries, and coffee houses.

 

MESA DEL SOL

Located just south of Albuquerque, Mesa del Sol is a master planned community featuring the New Urbanism development philosophy that incorporates features of older cities and towns. The development mixes homes, shops, schools and offices so that you an walk to all of these places. In addition the film industry brings Albuquerque Studios to Mesa del Sol, with movie and television film productions next door. Easily access I-25 and a 15-minute drive to downtown. Families appreciate The International School at Mesa del Sol (a public charter school currently K-8 and adding a grade each year). Mesa del Sol is also home to the University of New Mexico’s Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program.

Mesa Del Sol (Area 72) – Average Sale Price: $253,299

DOWNTOWN/OLD TOWN

The downtown area is home to the central business district, city and county government buildings, as well as the Albuquerque Convention Center and many large local and national companies. Downtown Albuquerque has a vibrant neighborhood including the modern loft lifestyle and an entertainment district featuring breweries, live music venues and clubs. Tree-shaded streets feature many of Albuquerque’s true “vintage” homes. Historic Old Town, museums, the Convention Center and many other tourist attractions are located here. A new draw in the downtown area is the development of luxury loft properties all within walking distance to restaurants, retailers, and entertainment.

NORTH VALLEY

Albuquerque’s North Valley runs along the Rio Grande River north of I-25. This area includes the trendy “Los Ranchos de Albuquerque” and boasts some of the areas’ most impressive landed estates situated near and along Rio Grande Blvd. Giant, ancient cottonwoods shade bridle paths and walking trails. Homes range from bungalows to top-end customs. A quiet atmosphere characterizes the neighborhoods in this premier equestrian area. Many homes are set on fertile acreage with small orchards, gardens or grazing land for horses.

SOUTHWEST ALBUQUERQUE

The Southwest region of Albuquerque contains both the agricultural South Valley, along the Rio Grande, including many large estates and some remaining farms, and the new affordable subdivisions of the southwest mesa. Neighborhoods vary from farms, older established neighborhoods, newer estate-like subdivisions and expansive entry level income housing areas.

ALBUQUERQUE- WESTSIDE

Also known as the Westside, this area includes Taylor Ranch, which is a nice community of newer homes. There is a great deal of new constructions in this area, and the oldest subdivisions are only about 20 years old. Lot sizes are small but more tradition style brick homes can be found in this area. Views of the city and mountains can be spectacular from some neighborhoods.

CORRALES

If you crave a simpler pace of life…the historic village of Corrales, just outside of Albuquerque, enjoys a more rural country feel. It boasts charming vintage adobe buildings along the narrow, two-lane road that is the village’s main street. Corrales is known for its small-town feel, arts and crafts community and small family farms. One-half acre to one-acre lots are predominant, however, some mini-farms and orchards are available. Many of the locations in Corrales enjoy unsurpassed views of the Sandia Mountain and yet they are still just minutes away from all the city conveniences you may need.

RIO RANCHO

Rio Rancho South boasts some of the older established neighborhoods with larger lots. Residents here are located near intel and within minutes of Cottonwood Mall. Most recently this area has seen significant development in the master planned community of Cabezon. This area is located primarily between Southern and Northern Boulevards. It was one of the first areas to be developed in Rio Rancho and boasts its own shopping, country club, and golf courses. Neighborhoods such as Corrales Heights and High Resort offer established communities and larger lots. But the recently opened development of Loma Colorado area near Rio Rancho High School will offer buyers fabulous opportunities for newly built homes. Northeast Rio Rancho is home to the new master planned Rio Rancho City Center, featuring the Santa Ana Star Arena.

BERNALILLO/PLACITAS

The small town of Bernalillo, just north of Albuquerque has rural country atmosphere with many unpaved side roads, orchards, and small farms. There are a small number of homes for sale within the town limits. However, on the western outskirts of Bernalillo along 528, there is a new development called Santiago. Three major builders have come in a developed a new community that features a variety of lifestyles including established family subdivisions, active adult community and a gated luxury community. All of these homes are located near historical and archeological sites and boast fantastic views of the Bosque and Sandia mountains.

EAST MOUNTAINS

Surrounded by majestic ponderosa pines pinon, juniper and expansive vistas, this area is growing faster than some people like. The East Mountains is seen as a retreat form the hustle and bustle of the big city. You can ski Sandia Peak in the morning and golf at Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club in the afternoon. Much of the properties lie along I-140 and Route 66 amongst mountain ridges and valleys. Properties are usually between half acre and five acres or more. Some areas allow livestock and horses Many properties offer wonderful access to the National Forest for hiking and horseback riding. Rural living within a short distance to Albuquerque and Kirtland Air Force Base.

Los Lunas/Belen

Valencia County, traditionally agricultural, has become increasingly diversified. The Village of Los Lunas, one of the fastest growing communities in New Mexico, has become the county's commercial center as well as a growing satellite community for the Albuquerque metro area. The City of Belen, farther south, maintains its identity as a transportation and agricultural center. Residents cherish a quality of life that's both country and cool in Valencia County – access to big-city amenities but rural in character.