SANTA FE REAL ESTATE AGENTS - COMMUNITIES IN AND AROUND SANTA FE

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A few of the neighborhoods in and around Santa Fe

 


ALDEA de Santa Fe  website - The New Urbanism in the Santa Fe Lifestyle
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Welcome to Aldea de Santa Fe (photo courtesy of Lisa Hinson)

Welcome to Aldea de Santa Fe (photo courtesy of Lisa Hinson)

  • amenities include: tennis courts, basketball courts, fitness center, community center, yoga and tai chi classes and numerous walking/hiking trails
  • 8-10 minutes from DeVargas Mall. 

According to the sales material originally presented when asked about Aldea:

"Welcome to Aldea de Santa Fe, a brand new community based on a centuries old concept.  A collection of homes, shops, offices and a quaint village center that recaptures the Santa Fe of yesteryear.  A special, magical place with a strong sense of community and an equally strong commitment to preserve the land, the natural resources and a cherished way of life.  At the heart of this small village in Santa Fe's prestigious northwest side is a beautiful central plaza adorned with a stately bell tower.  The Aldea plaza is a vision of delightful specialty shops and businesses with breathtaking mountain views in all directions.  Aldea de Santa Fe.  A lifestyle second to none."

Aldea, the New Urbanism in the Santa Fe lifestyle, has 205 acres of open space and miles of carefully planned trails throughout. There are Yoga and Tai Chi classes in the Aldea community center. There is a great cafe on the Aldea Plaza (Café Aldea) and an award winning restaurant just a few minutes drive away - Arroyo Vino. 

Las Campanas website where a life outdoors comes naturally 
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  • amenities include: golf, spa, tennis center, equestrian center and dining
  • 8-10 minutes from DeVargas Mall.

From the Las Campanas website:

"Welcome to Las Campanas, where a life outdoors comes naturally. Here, there are sunlit meadows, abundant wildlife and graceful aspens. All under a canopy of clear blue skies.

Las Campanas

Las Campanas

Tucked into the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, with the glorious Jemez Mountains as a backdrop, Las Campanas is the only luxury golf community in Santa Fe. In this secluded haven, with more than 300 days of sunshine a year and an abundance of outdoor and artistic pursuits, you’ll find an extraordinary place to call home.

A deep, authentic sense of community can be found everywhere at Las Campanas.  People who choose to live here find kindred spirits who share their love for the arts, culture, wellness and connection to friends and family.  Distinctive neighborhoods offer custom and semi-custom residences and homesites that will eventually include a total of approximately 1,700 homes.  The only master-planned luxury golf community in Santa Fe, Las Campanas offers a life rich in shared pleasures."

 

 

Eldorado at Santa Fe website - home to great folks, rich culture and beautiful views.

                              Interior of home in Eldorado

                              Interior of home in Eldorado

  • amenities include a baseball field, basketball, community center, community preserve, dog park, greenbelts, handball courts, horseshoes, pool, soccer field, stables, tennis courts and much more.
  • Approximately 25 minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza.

For more information about the 'artist' community, check out their website!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rancho Viejo (website) a community that blends with the scenic beauty of the Southwestern landscape and reflects the rich cultural heritage of New Mexico.  

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  • amenities include: Paved trails for walking, biking and jogging wind through the rolling grasslands and hillsides of these open spaces, connecting individual villages. In the traditional northern New Mexican style, each village features a central plaza where neighbors can gather] South of Santa Fe city. 

From their website:

                      Home in Rancho Viejo

                      Home in Rancho Viejo

THERE'S AN ART TO LIVING IN SANTA FE

Named one of the country's top three tourist destinations by Conde Nast Traveler magazine, Santa Fe is also one of the most cultural and artistic cities in the nation. Its vibrant landscapes have inspired artists for generations, and it's estimated that one in six residents in Santa Fe works in the arts. The city is home to 250 art galleries, 13 museums and a world-acclaimed opera company. You'll also find 225 restaurants that offer a taste of Santa Fe's multicultural flavor.

With its dry summers and mild winters, the climate in Santa Fe is equally inviting. Residents enjoy 300 days of sunshine a year, ideal for hiking, golfing, biking, and skiing amid the area's beautiful natural surroundings.

AMENITIES

Stretching across 11,000 rolling acres dotted with pinon and juniper trees, Rancho Viejo is thoughtfully planned to preserve the natural open spaces while providing a sense of community. Its unique village concept incorporates the area?s heritage and emphasis on community. At Rancho Viejo, 50 percent of the community is preserved as natural open space and parks, separating and defining a unique collection of villages.

Paved trails for walking, biking and jogging wind through the rolling grasslands and hillsides of these open spaces, connecting individual villages. In the traditional northern New Mexican style, each village features a central plaza where neighbors can gather.

Condominiums in the Northern Hills - Zocalo

Condominiums in the Northern Hills - Zocalo

Zocalo at Santa Fe 

Zocalo, designed by the world-renowned architect Ricardo Legorreta, pushes the envelope and shows an exuberant mix of the more vibrant earth tones of the Southwest.

Located in the Northern Hills just five minutes from Santa Fe, Zocalo homes offer open, light-filled floor plans and a community inspired by Legorreta’s vision of casita-style condominiums centered around small plazas.
Designed with a brilliant use of color and traditional Mexican architectural elements, Zocalo showcases Legorreta’s signature use of vivid hues, geometrics, and warm, abundant light.

Canyon Road
Welcome to the Canyon Neighborhood Association

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Canyon Road is an art district, in Santa Fe,  with over a hundred art galleries and studios exhibiting Native American art and antiquities, traditional and modern Hispanic art, regional contemporary art, international folk art and international contemporary art.

Canyon Road had its beginnings as a residential neighborhood. Houses built in the Pueblo Revival style, in accordance with the local Hispanic and Pueblo methods were constructed with adobe walls and courtyards, often as compounds for extended family. Canyon Road is a long, narrow road that leads to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Artists were drawn to its beauty and began to create a subculture of artist-run studios and galleries. Over time, as Santa Fe became more of a tourist destination, Canyon Road became known to the wider world.[1] The area hosts a "Farolito walk" open house event on Christmas Eve that can attract thousands to the area.

(This information is from the Canyon Neighborhood website) Visit it to find out more.
The Canyon Neighborhood Association was founded at least four decades ago for the purpose of gathering a community of neighbors who cherish our eastside neighborhood and strive to preserve its historic attributes. We are committed to maintaining  the architectural integrity and natural resources of the canyon environs. We strive to enhance the safety and the cohesion of our neighborhood. This website is our latest endeavor to inform and unite our neighborhood.

Canyon Road photo from http://www.canneighborhood.org

Canyon Road photo from http://www.canneighborhood.org

Our board members have met faithfully on a monthly basis since our inception. During that time we have tackled such challenges such as restoring the abandoned hydroelectric plant property at the bottom of Upper Canyon Road and shepherding the transfer of an additional 355 acres into conservation in the Upper Canyon, thus protecting it from encroaching residential development. We take what we do seriously, but with a humble, inclusive approach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Downtown Santa Fe
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The Santa Fe Plaza is a National Historic Landmark in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. The mirrors traditional Spanish-American colonial cities. The plaza, or "city-square", was originally, and is still to this day, the center gathering place in town. Many know it as "the heart of Santa Fe". The landmark has since grown into a playground for many tourists interested in Spanish, Native American, and Mexican cultures, and includes music, design, jewelry, art and dance. Known to locals simply as the "Plaza," it is home to annual events including Fiestas de Santa Fe, the Spanish Market, the Santa Fe Bandstand, and the Santa Fe Indian Market.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Plaza consists of a central park lined with grass, trees, and benches, which add to the cultural scenery, especially at Christmas time when the Plaza streets and buildings glow with farolitos and the occasional luminaria, and trees glow with lights. Included in the park is an American Indian War Memorial monument as well as a performing arts stage.

Encompassed in the general Plaza area are historic monuments, restaurants, businesses and art galleries, including the Palace of the Governors (the oldest public building in the U.S.), the New Mexico Museum of Art, Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, and the Loretto Chapel. In true pueblo fashion, the Plaza architecture is traditional adobe. Just 16 miles (26 km) from the Santa Fe ski basin, the Plaza dates back to the early 18th century when Santa Fe was settled by conquistadors. Until the mid-19th century, the Plaza lacked landscaping, and ownership of the area transitioned between the Spaniards and the Mexicans throughout the earlier years.
 

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