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Where do you want to buy in the Santa Fe New Mexico area?

The Santa Fe Area is mapped out into 5 distinct sections with the Center Section being the City Limits of Santa Fe.  Each of these sections has it's own neighborhoods and communities. The character and charm of each section is determined by the unique terrain available, access to services, schools and degrees of privacy.  Helpful details about the area can be found in reviewing Vital City Data.  See detailed street & ZIP code map here.

With the mountain range Sangre de Cristos to the east, with dynamic peaks including Atalaya, Sun and Moon mountains and Santa Fe Baldy.  To the west the familiar desert landscape of juniper and pinon dominate the terrain. Preferences for woods and hills or desert vistas with 360 degree views will help determine which part of the city you'll feel most comfortable buying in.

The City of Santa Fe

The Plaza and Historic Eastside with some homes dating back centuries offer charm, coziness and an unmistakable air of history. Hosting a mix of multi-generational families and newcomers, eastside houses are often hidden behind high walls and flanked by the narrow trenches of the Acequia Madre, bringing to mind Santa Fe's agrarian past.

Guadalupe Historic & Railyard District
This quaint neighborhood is a collection of beautifully-renovated adobes and up-and-comers. The lots are small and tidy, with most properties a short distance to shops and restaurants.

South Capital
South Capital is an area located just south of the State Capitol building. This charming neighborhood was established in the early twentieth century and features a number of different architectural styles, from red brick to adobe to wood frame.

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Northeast Foothills
There are several scenic neighborhoods that border Hyde Park Road as it ascends to the Santa Fe Ski Basin.  A lot of these have sweeping views of the city. These also include gated townhome communities and beautiful homes.

On the newer side of developments and a little further up the mountain are the upscale communities of Los Cerros Colorados on the south and Sierra del Norte on the North. There are always new homes being built and offer fresh landscape and new homes to meet your needs.

Circle out a bit around Old Santa Fe Trail and discover Museum Hill, Wilderness Gate and other estate home areas on acreage just minutes from the Plaza.

The Museum District 
The Museum District derives its name from the four internationally acclaimed museums located in the area.  The Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Indian Arts and culture, the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, and the Museum of  Spanish Colonial Art.  The Museum District is a unique and beautiful neighborhood in Santa Fe.  Western views have beautiful sunsets while Eastern views are of the magnificent Sangre de Cristo Mountains or the Santa Fe Ski Basin. 

Wilderness Gate
With tall ponderosa pine, pinon and juniper this community ies between the Historic Eastside and the Santa Fe National Forest.  The homesites are approximately 5 acres each and there is wonderful hiking and the community allows horses.

Casa Alegre
This charming Westside neighborhood lies between Agua Fria and Cerrillos Rd. on the north and south, and bordered by Maez Road and the Indian School on the west and east. The neighborhoods boasts parks and close proximity to stores, shopping and restaurants.

Beyond the City the Blue Skies and Open Spaces

Santa Fe New Mexico Real EstateNortheast of the City of Santa Fe 

 and Tesuque Hills...
Ten minutes north of Santa Fe, this village neighboring the Tesuque Pueblo Indians, was discovered in the 1920s, and continues to be a mix of old-line families and newcomers who share this natural valley setting. This neighborhood boasts large layouts and beautiful homes with schools close by. The darling village of tesuque offers groceries and popular dining.  Not far out is the Opera House and Gabriels Restaurant. 

Northwest of the City of Santa Fe

Las Campanas
The premier golf course community of Las Campanas boasts two signature courses with eighteen hundred lots on five thousand acres. A central clubhouse with full amenities, tennis and equestrian center, makes this a wonderful place to retire and settle in.  Las Campanas is an exclusive resort community boasting some of the finest Estate Homes in the Santa Fe area just minutes from the Plaza. 

Aldea de Santa Fe
A New Urbanist development with a Santa Fe twist, Aldea is a Spanish word meaning 'small village'.  Built on a series of dramatic ridges, the village has terrific views of the surrounding mountains and features Spanish colonial homes and bungalows. With the terrain surrounding you in, there is a sense of privacy and comfort.  Find out what your home could be worth in this or other neighborhoods.

Southeast of the City of Santa FeSanta Fe real estate

Drive out Old Santa Fe Trail and find beautiful estate homes set in picturesque canyons just minutes from town.  Cross over to Old Pecos Trail and keep discover the serenity of...

Arroyo Hondo & Sunlit Hills
This fabulous community is known for being a horse-friendly neigborhood with most lots sized at 5 or more acres and many properties having horse facilities. There are protected open spaces and a system of private trails throughout the neighborhood.   Check us out for more listings in this area of Santa Fe New Mexico.

Eldorado is a wonderful transition between city life and country living. A planned community development located an easy fifteen minute drive from downtown Santa Fe, Eldorado has spacious lots and every ammenity one could want.

Santa Fe propertiesGalisteo and Lamy
Down the road from Eldorado are two traditional villages, Lamy and Galisteo,  with larger spreads and ranch flavored ambience.  Galisteo Village is an old historic sheep-ranching center and Lamy is a true railroad town where the saloon is now a museum. This is a wonderful place to come for the day or visit for an afternoon. Check out our listings to see if there are any properties available in this area.

Southwest of the City of Santa Fe 

Drive the Tuquoise Trail, enjoy the quaint towns of Madrid and Cerrillos and discover the old world village of La Cienega - just a short drive from the Plaza...

Rancho Viejo
Just south of Santa Fe, Rancho Viejo blends with the Southwestern landscape and reflects the rich cultural heritage of New Mexico. Rancho Viejo creates a sense of living amidst nature complemented by community amenities and well-designed homes. Over 50% of the land is preserved as natural open space and parks. This community also offer miles of trails and recreation activities.

For details on available listings in any of these areas and for any Santa Fe Real Estate contact us today!