in Santa Fe
or 12 years ago, Santa Fe had a distinct shortage of apartments to rent. Those
that were available commanded high prices and were usually snapped up quickly.
Searching for an affordable apartment could be a long and dreary process. But
then the marketplace kicked in. Seeing a strong demand, builders erected hundreds
or even thousands of new units, with varying sizes, features and prices. Now finding
an apartment is not an ordeal.
here as a service to SFAOL users is a scattered overview of several
apartment compounds that currently or recently have had units available. It is
not a comprehensive listing; there are many other possibilities, and a thorough
search might explore most or all of them. Rather, this collection is meant merely
to give our Internet visitors an idea of the present market for apartments in
Santa Fe-a basis for weighing costs and amenities.
We hope this information is helpful for you. If you are looking to buy a property there are lots of things that need to be thought about, such as location, mortgage provider as well as the property itself. So you might visit a few areas or check out various mortgage rates on sites like Fool.co.uk to find the rate that suits you best. We are just hoping to make things easier for you, in any way that we can.
for a fuller search could include the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce (505-983-7317),
ApartmentGuide.com, management firms, and, of course, the Yellow Pages.
Here is a sampler of the apartment scene in Santa Fe. Happy hunting.
Park-505-471-8407-1896 Plaza del Sur, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (south side). Features:
Spacious floor plans, washer/dryer connections in some units, indoor pool,
dry sauna, whirlpool, fitness center, community clubhouse. Floor plans: One
bedroom/one bath (750 square feet); two bedroom/one bath (950 square feet); two
bedroom/two bath (1050 square feet); three bedroom townhomes (1,300 square feet).
Rents: Call for prices.
Bluffs at Tierra Contenta-505-471-3100-6600 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505
(west side, near the Santa Fe airport). Features: A brand-new affordable-housing
townhouse development, this complex sets maximum-income qualifications, pegged
to the number of occupants per unit. The annual income range is from $20,750 for
a single resident to $46,980 for eight occupants. Features include handicapped
accessibility in some units, washer/dryer connections, computer alcoves, detached
garages, pool, health and fitness center, playground, sport court, extra storage,
private patios, walk-in closets. Floor plans: Two-, three- and four-bedroom
townhouses, with two baths in each home. Rents: Call for prices.
Santos-505-983-7101-2210 Miguel Chavez Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (south side).
Features: Pool and Jacuzzi, poolside gazebo with barbecues, tennis court,
sand volleyball pit, clubhouse with weight room, fireplaces in some units, washer/dryer
connections, laundry facilities, free basic cable, selective pet policy, Mastercard
and Visa accepted, corporate arrangements available. Floor plans: One-
and two-bedroom apartments and townhouses. Rents: Call for prices.
Pinones-505-988-4995-825 Calle Mejia, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (north side). Features:
Gas heat and hot water provided, outdoor heated pool, dry sauna, microwaves,
fitness center, fireplaces in some units, storage units, clubhouse, city and mountain
views. Floor plans: One bedroom/one bath; two bedroom/one bath; two bedroom/one
bath; two bedroom/two bath; three bedrooms. Rents: Call for prices.
at Vista Primera-505-438-7301-4000 La Carrera, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (west of
town). Features: Fireplaces in every unit, patios and balconies, energy-efficient
natural gas and double-pane windows, ceiling fans, walk-in closets, breakfast
nook, heated swimming pool, sand volleyball, fitness center, barbecue/picnic areas,
children's play area, hot tub, small pets welcome, washer/dryer hookups in each
unit. Floor plans and rents: One bedroom, $595/month; two bedrooms, $705/month.
Vizcaya/The Enclave-505-982-8233-2500 Sawmill Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (south
side). Features: Free video movies, fireplaces in some units, gated, fitness
center, washer/dryer connections, walk-in closets, patios and balconies, covered
parking available, 24-hour maintenance, small pets accepted, on bus line, two
heated pools, two heated spas, laundry rooms, business center. Floor plans:
One, two and three bedrooms.
Calle Mejia, Santa Fe, NM 87501(north side). Features: Easy access to downtown,
Los Alamos and northern communities, fully furnished executive suites, concierge
services, 24-hour maintenance, evening courtesy patrol, pool and heated hot tub,
fitness center/clubhouse, gas barbecue grills, balconies and enclosed patios,
storage with each unit, gas heat and hot water provided, microwaves, pets welcome.
Floor plans: One and two bedrooms.
Apartments-505-438-2400-4129 S. Meadows Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (west side).
Features: Professional management, gated, 24-hour maintenance, washer/
dryer connections, fitness center, swimming pool, adult pets under 15 pounds,
computer room, kids club, conference room, community resource center. Floor
plans and rents:
One bedroom from
$549; two bedroom/one bath from $585; two bedroom/two bath from $615, three bedroom/two
bath from $705.
Tuscany at St. Francis-505-983-6666-2218
Miguel Chavez Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 (south side). Features: Washer/dryer
connections, walk-in closets, clubhouse, resident center, large heated pool, gas
heat and hot water provided, central air conditioning, patios and balconies,
storage, picnic and barbecue area, fitness center, play area, small pets accepted,
large kitchens with self-cleaning ovens and icemakers, video library, jogging
and bicycle trail. Floor plans: One bedroom/one bath; two bedroom/two bath;
three bedroom/two bath. Rents: Call for prices.
Las Palomas (505) 984-8887 is Santa Fe’s Premiere Affordable Housing community, located at 2001 Hopewell St. Santa Fe. We offer spacious Jr. one bedroom and two bedrooms apartments. This complex sets maximum-income qualifications, pegged to the number of occupants per Unit.
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