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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. LANS does not endorse or recommend any particular property or landlord, makes no representation regarding the accuracy of the information contained in the listings or the condition of the rental properties listed, and does not assume any liability for any actions arising from these listings. This information is provided as is without any warranty, guarantee, or contract intended or implied in any manner, shape or form.

If you are interested in posting a housing opportunity, email the pertinent information to postdocprogram@lanl.gov. Housing listings will be posted for six weeks. If you wish for the listing to remain on the website longer, contact the Postdoc Program Office by email. The listings on this webpage are for long-term listings (at least six months, preferably one year minimum).


Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 12/11/2017) 1002 Don Cubero Avenue Santa Fe - $2185 / 2br - 1350ft2 - Private and Quiet South Capitol Patio Home, Unfurnished - This bright and warm two bedroom, two bath home in the quiet South Capitol District is convenient to coffee shops, the Railyard, Farmer's Market and the Plaza. It is in the Wood Gormley school zone. It has a kiva fireplace, porcelain tile floors, skylights, a covered patio, private rear yard and a two-car garage with large storage closet. The kitchen has a granite peninsula with seating for 2 or 3, gas stove, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and a walk-in pantry. The utility room has an included washer and dryer. This home is unfurnished. Long term lease. No smoking, no pets, please. https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/private-and-quiet-south/6400492114.html Oscar Lindquist 505-310-8930 or email Karen Lindquist karen.j.lindquist@gmail.com

(Posted 12/11/2017) 801 Don Gaspar Avenue Santa Fe - $2875 / 2br - 1800ft2 - Charming Adobe Home in Don Gaspar Historic District -  This charming South Capitol 2 bedroom, 2 bath adobe home on Don Gaspar at Berger is within easy walking distance to the Plaza, restaurants and shopping. It has been restored to include all of the best modern conveniences while retaining its original 1930's architectural design with vigas, a kiva fireplace in the living room, a gas fireplace in a bedroom/study, newly finished hardwood floors, diamond plaster surfaces and skylights. The new kitchen with adjoining sunroom has custom red oak cabinets and Crèma Bordeaux granite countertops and peninsula which comfortably accommodates seating for 4 or 5. Modern appliances include a SubZero refrigerator, Electrolux gas cooktop, GE Café convection microwave oven, GE Café electric convection oven, a Bosch dishwasher and an added filtered water faucet.  It is well insulated, with efficient gas hot water heat delivered by Euro-style radiators. It has a new roof and low maintenance landscaping with an enclosed private yard. The convenient basement has a washer, dryer, sink and good storage space. Please no pets, no smoking.  https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/charming-adobe-home-in-don/6400545493.html Oscar Lindquist 505-310-8930 or email Karen Lindquist karen.j.lindquist@gmail.com

(Posted 11/6/2017) Tranquil 3 Story Loft is Fully Furnished and is located in Downtown Santa Fe. Two Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath & Two Half Baths, The kitchen features beautiful countertops, Gas range and Stainless Steel appliances. Dining Room & High Celling Family Room, Ceiling Fans in Living Room & Master Bedroom, Two Flat Screen TV's, Direct TV, Beautiful Deck w/ Patio Furniture,Washer & Dryer. Large Car Garage w/ Remote Opener. Additional Parking Permits for South Capitol Residential Area. $2000.00 Per Month (all Utilities included) plus a Damage Deposit. No pets & No smoking. This rental rate is for a minimum of one year. An on-line credit application and background check is required with a $35 fee. For more information call me @ vlr@zianet.com or 505-670-6970. You can access info & photos on Craigslist @:  santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/tranquil-condo-in-downtown/6372785268.html

Jemez, New Mexico
Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 12/7/2017) Beautiful 3000 sq. ft. home with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms.  Home has an attached two car garage and is surrounded by a porch overhang making a great lounging area for summer evenings.  It is located on a nice quiet, secluded property about a 30 minute commute to either Santa Fe or Los Alamos. Nearby are mountains for climbing if you like to hike. The house features an open yet cozy, breathtaking layout. There is a huge kitchen with stainless steel appliances, lots of cabinet space, and a large pantry. The master bedroom has great views and contains 2 walk-in closets and an attached bathroom with a Jacuzzi/jet tub.  The living room boasts a Blaze King fireplace  - perfect for the holidays and cold weather!  There is also a large room that can be used as an office/workout/hobby room.  This is a one year lease and can be renewed at the end of that time.  Security deposit is $1,000 and monthly rent $2,500.  Renter will cover their own utilities which will only include electric and propane.  Water and dump are covered.  No pets or smoking.  For more information, pictures, or to set up a viewing, please call Rachel at 505-484-9722 or email vbarachelfaye@gmail.com 

(Posted 12/7/2017) Flexible Term Fully Furnished 2B/1B 1100ft Executive Suite at Los Alamos - Available starting Jan 26, 2018. This fully furnished 2 Bed/1Bath newly remodeled executive suite has a separate entrance, conveniently located in western area, close to LANL (2 miles to the badge office), Smith grocery store (3 miles), and Bus Stop, Bob's Bodacious BBQ, Cafe Sushi, and Papa Murphy's Pizza (2 blocks). It is equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. A fenced backyard right on a canyon lot is equipped with a brand new Tru-infrared grill and lawn chair. A large living area has an oversized sectional sofa, 55" 4K 3D HDR SMART-TV with Comcast cable +HBO, home theater system, xbox/wii game console, all utilities paid including 55 Mbps internet +WIFI, and unlimited on demand movies and TV shows. A large eat-in kitchen is complete with refrigerator, 2 burners stove, convection oven, microwave, keurig coffee maker, 10-in-1 cooker, blender, all cooking and serving essentials you might need. It also has compact-size washer/dryer and dishwasher. All appliances in this suite are brand new. Pots & Pans, Kitchen Utensils, linens and towels are provided. This suite is also equipped with an executive desk, bookshelves, desktop PC+ laser printer+ scanner, a door frame gym, a high end Proform 1200e elliptical trainer, and a full body massage shower in bathroom.  This 1100 sqft suite is perfect for corporate, lab, or extended stay rentals, and also for the families or friends traveling together. The house can accommodate up to 4 people (1 queen, 2 twins). We current offer daily rate $93 - $110 depending on your length of stay. We accept government rate ($93 per night) for business travelers and new hires at Los Alamos National Laboratory. For more pic, please check https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/fully-furnished-2b1b-1100/6406285753.html Call 505-920-9095 or email jet360@gmail.com

(Posted 12/7/2017) Room for rent in a single family home on North Mesa beginning in January. Excellent for a LANL student. $550 per month includes private room, all utilities, internet, access to washer/dryer, kitchen, etc. No smoking and no pets.  Contact Terry at TPriestley@lanl.gov or 505-500-2742.

(Posted 12/7/2017) Available now! (12/07/2017) Fully Furnished - Independent room rentals in Western Area 4 bedroom, 2 bath home.  Walking distance to LANL, Downtown LA, and next to bus stop. All utilities included, wi-fi inlcuded. Short term leases available with rates from $650-740.00/month. Please contact Laura at slp.losalamos@gmail.com, 505-919-8602

(Posted 12/14/2017) Four(4) bedroom single family house for rent in North Mesa, Los Alamos. Partially furnished.  Available January 2018. Approximately  5 miles from LANL. Close  to Middle School, soccer field, and bus stop. 4 bedrooms plus living room, family room/dining, kitchen, and loft. 2-car garage, additional driveway parking in a cul-desac. Washer/Dryer, refrigerator, oven/microwave $1,800/month Call Lourna or Emilio Racinez 505-412-2776, 505-412-2819

(Posted 12/14/2017) White Rock Home.  1694 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms. 2 baths. Walk in closets in all bedrooms. 2 car garage plus off street parking.  Private outdoor enclosed patio off dining room. Large living room with fireplace.  Covered deck in backyard.  Carpeted and tiled floors. Close to elementary school and parks. Lots of storage. Walk in pantry. Includes refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, washer and dryer.  Quiet neighborhood.  $1690.00 per month.  $1000.00 damage deposit.  No pets. 1 year lease required.  Contact Alec 505-490-3107.  Alec@ADCBuildersKitchenandBath.com

(Posted 11/30/2017) Available NOW – White Rock, NM Furnished bedroom/shared bath in White Rock home. Full use of common areas including well-appointed kitchen and washer/dryer. Beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Walking distance to free county transit, hiking trails, and climbing crags. $625 per month includes all utilities, Wi-Fi, linens, and all the affection you can handle from Karma, a 20 pound hypo-allergenic cock-a-poo. Non-smokers only. jeannebridge51@gmail.com

(Posted 11/27/2017) Furnished double bedroom for rent in 3 BD/ 2 BA house, shared with 2 lab employees (25y) and 1 student (28y), available immediately. $550 per calendar month + share of utilities (gas, electricity and internet). $550 damage deposit required (returned at lease end provided respectable condition of the room). See the link for photos. Bedroom dresser and nightstand provided along with double bed frame, mattress and bedding if necessary. Washing and drying facilities provided in addition to a fully stocked kitchen and furnished living area. Shared use of space in double door garage available. Plenty of street parking space outside of the house. Use of shower/bathroom shared with 1 housemate, female. Location: North Mesa, 10 -15 minutes drive from the lab. There is also a free Los Alamos bus service stop located 1 – 2 minutes walk from the house. Renter must be comfortable with dogs, we have 2 (one medium and one small). The room will be leased on a month to month basis or for longer if preferred. Completion of a renter’s agreement is required. Contact 505-695-4341 or rentallosalamos@gmail.com with inquiries.

(Posted 11/27/2017) Available house share 12/1/17 Los Alamos $650. Plus $600 damage deposit.  +2500 Sq. ft. Modern home. Available Room is 10x11 furnished or unfurnished. Private, nice view, large mirrored closet, travertine floor, private full bath, and a personal parking spot. Share kitchen, laundry room, decks, with frequent traveler/owner. Adjacent trails, public transportation. No pets. No smoking on property. 3 month trial prior to lease. Email: callalilly2009@hotmail.com 

(Posted 11/27/2017) 3 -bedroom, 2 full bath partially furnished home for rent in Tsikumu Village with 30-foot finished basement. This home has a roomy kitchen with a pantry and lots of counter and cabinet space. Home includes washer and dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, stove & microwave. This home also has a pleasant and private back yard with a lawn, a hot tub and a BBQ. Views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains can be seen from the front deck. There is off street parking with space for 2 vehicles.  The middle School, baseball & soccer fields, horse stables, biking and walking trails are all nearby.  Rent is $1,600.00 per month plus utilities with a $1,000.00 damage deposit. Minimum of 6-month lease. Non-smoking only. Call Diane at 505-660-2048 and leave a message or e-mail me at diane@lascu.org

(Posted 11/16/2017) Room for rent in 3BR/2BA house in White Rock.  Rent is $500/month which includes utilities and Wi-Fi. $500 deposit required.  The bathroom is shared (we mostly use our master bath but might use the front bath on occasion).  You will have access to the kitchen, laundry, and living room—all fully equipped.  The house will be shared with me, my fiancé, one dog, and cats.  The room is furnished with a Queen sized bed, desk, and dresser.  Plenty of parking on the street.  We are about a 5-10 minute walk from the bus stop or a 12 minute drive to the lab.  Right across the street from the Canyon Rim Trail (great place for walks after work). Please contact Amanda with any questions avandyke2@gmail.com or (719) 671-5091.

(Posted 11/14/2017) Room for rent in a single family home in White Rock available immediately. Excellent for a LANL intern/student. $550 per month includes shared bathroom, private room, all utilities, internet, access to washer/dryer and kitchen. Non smoking and no pets. Contact Andrea at 713-505-2203

(Posted 11/8/2017) 3-5 bedroom house on Barranca Mesa for rent (unfurnished) $2,000 Los Alamos, NM. 3000 sq ft single family home for rent on Andanada St. on Barranca Mesa. 1/2 acre lot with very large backyard. Two car garage and two storage sheds in the backyard. There are 3 bedroom upstairs including the master bed and bath. One of the bedroom has a panel divider so it can be split into two small children's rooms. The 700 sq ft. heated basement was just redone as well and could be used as a 5th bedroom. Kitchen has gas and electric ovens and gas stove. Preference would be for longer leases but this is negotiable.

(Posted 11/6/2017) Room for rent – Fully furnished bedroom and shared bathroom in a quiet neighborhood.  $650/month. Rent includes all utilities, internet, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen and everything else you need. Shared access to kitchen, dining room, living room, sun room and big backyard. Perfect for a single professional with no pets; 6 month lease preferred. No smoking inside the house. Located in North Mesa, in a relaxed and safe neighborhood. House is on a free bus route, 5 minute walk to the bus stop and a 10 minute ride to the Lab. First month and a deposit due on move in. Available Nov. 1st. Please call or txt. 505-901-2216.

(Posted 10/30/2017) Available end of October, 2017, Los Alamos, NM - Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other students/postdocs/visiting researchers in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to new fully equipped kitchen, spacious and bright common living areas, washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. On and off street parking. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Rent: $600/month. Rent includes all utilities, Internet, and weekly cleaning of shared areas. Shorter term rentals are possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 10/23/2017) Available Now! 3 bedrooms for rent in a 4 bedroom house. One room has its own bathroom and two rooms share a bathroom. Rent is $600/month for the room with a bathroom and $500/month for each of the rooms that share a bathroom. Utilities will be split between the tenants. $500 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Generally unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at 505-412-5012, skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 10/25/2017) Reduced Price Beautifully Re-Modeled Home in El Rancho (Santa Fe County), close to LANL. Looking for space and comfort close to the city? Then this place is for you. Beautiful home in El Rancho, NM (20 minutes from Los Alamos/30 minutes from Santa Fe). Available November 1st, 2017.  $1000 per month/*$1000 security deposit (annual lease) Utilities paid separately. 2 bedrooms -2 bathrooms (bathrooms are newly remodeled), like new gas stove in kitchen, Laundry closet with like new washer and dryer, Dining room, Spacious living room and sun room with wood stove, 2-car covered car port, Amazing views and sunsets from the front yard, Quiet neighborhood/landlord close by, Private well, No smoking, Willing to discuss pets, Partially furnished. Deposit is fully refundable minus cleaning and/or repairs at the end of the lease. To schedule a private showing – please call or text Janet Herrera at 629-8635 or email at frugente@gmail.com


Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 11/20/2017) Furnished modern adobe home with a rustic northern New Mexico feel with utilities included.  The home boast massive 2 feet adobe walls with a combination of split cedar/pine latilla with large viga ceiling, hardwood and stained concrete floors, with incredible views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range.  The home is gated and includes a boundary rock walled around the property.  The home is in a rural farming community called "El Guique" but close proximity to Los Alamos (45 minutes from Los Alamos and Santa Fe with Taos approximately 45 minutes as well). The home is adjacent to several acres of open farm land, which makes it quiet, calm and relaxing; ideal for working on a completing that a journal article.  Includes washer/dryer, air conditioning, radiant floor heating, separate bathroom for each room, large gourmet kitchen with butcher block counter tops, and WiFi. The home is 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and is 3200sqft.  No Pets or smokers. Rent includes utilities with WiFi for $1700/month with $1000 damage deposit. Email elguiquehome@gmail.com for more information or photos.

(Posted 11/8/2017) Newish custom cozy home for rent. Near Espanola (out of town) 1/2 hr. to Los Alamos/Santa Fe. Taos skiing, 1 hr. 2 bedroom 1 bath Fenced private yard, mt views, radiant heat, swamp cooler, wood floors, laundry, large windows, well water, dishwasher. Satilite/internet hook up available utilities included (gas, electric) 6 -12 month lease or more.  Pets o.k. Smoking o.k. Monthly 1200 Security deposit 1200 (refundable if clean & normal wear.) Pet deposit 250...nonrefundable call 505 690-0066 or email mkkhalsa@ymail.com.

(Posted 11/2/2017) Historic 1930's Gated, adobe building, hard wood floors, antique steam heaters, refundable cleaning ,damage, security deposit, short term leases available. No need to bring anything except the clothes on your back. In the heart of Espanola, 20-30 minute commute Los Alamos and Santa Fe, NM. Queen size beds, Private rooms with locks on door, Court Yard and Front Portal, Free internet access, Laundry available on site, Completely Furnished, Dishes, Pots and Pans, Studio Apartments on compound. All utilities included "Private kitchen, Large Living Room, Dining Area, Private Parking, Private bathrooms. Short term or long term call or text 505-927-1234 for further information or 301 Camino Del Sol, Espanola, NM 87532.

(Posted 11/2/2017) Mobile Home for Rent in La Mesilla / Espanola - Covered deck with views of the Sangre De Cristo, Jemez Mountains and the Black Mesa. on 1.5 acres of property 3 bedroom and 2 bath  - Enclosed private back yard - Washer/dryer hook ups - $775.00 a month, plus utilities - Home is natural gas and electric includes water and sewer - Basketball Court on premises  - Call/text  505-927-1234.

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