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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 07/16/18) Great location and price for a two bedroom on the north side of Santa Fe for $1050/month available August 6th. Water, trash, and sewer are paid by owner. Tenant pays gas, electric, and internet/cable if desired. This ~650 ft2 unit is located on the end of single story condo sharing a wall with one quite homeowner. Two bedrooms the same size could make a great shared living arrangement or serve as a home office. The unit features all tile flooring, small stacked washer and drier in the unit, 2 bedrooms, fridge, gas range stove, a 100 ft2 concrete tile patio in the back, a small fenced-in back yard with front access through a locked gate, 3 off-street parking spaces (with extra spots for guests), and a beautiful view of Santa Fe sunsets. Being located on Agua Fria near Avenido Cristóbal Colon it is easy access to St. Francis (and the commute to Los Alamos or the north side Park-n-Ride), a walk away from Tune-Up Cafe, near the Santa Fe River and biking trail, and a bike ride from the Food Co-op, Sprouts Market, music and cultural events on the plaza, downtown museums, Baca Street, and the Siler Rd. district. The location also has easy access to stores and services on south Cerillos. No pets preferred, but a cat may be negotiable. No smoking. Please contact Nick at nsutfin@lanl.gov, nicksutfin@gmail.com, or call 208-921-4063 for photos and more information or to see the unit

(Posted 07/12/18) Charming, high ceilings, light and bright, private, semi-furnished, cozy, cute guesthouse designed for one person in established, quiet, safe, family neighborhood just minutes from Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, downtown Plaza, rail trail. Open kitchen/living room, bedroom, office, bathroom, loft. Sorry, no pets. No smoking. $1075 plus utilities. Available 8-1-18. Call or text 505-231-9325

(Posted 07/10/18) Santa Fe - Available August 15  - Charming 2nd floor one-bedroom condo in Santa Fe north side with view of Sangre de Cristos. Five minutes to the downtown Plaza area and easy access to Los Alamos and 599. The living area features tall beamed ceiling, beautiful French doors and a wood burning fireplace. additional generous sized balcony off the master bedroom and living room area and breakfast nook area. The balcony has two large storage closets. Detached one car garage with one assigned off-street parking. Minimum 12 month lease. CONTACT 650-804-0198   $1,450 unfurnished, $1,550 furnished Details:   640 ft2 inside, 250 ft2 private patio outside-  Bedroom, shower/tub bath, living room, dinning nook & kitchen- Tall beamed ceilings- Wood burning fireplace- French doors off living room and bedroom to patio- Appliances include full kitchen with:   Clothes washer/dryer,   Disposal,   Dishwasher,  Refrigerator,   Gas stove/oven, High speed cable, Detached single car garage, 1 off street parking space, 2 large storage closets,

(Posted 07/05/18) Available August 1, 2018 – Santa Fe, NM. Historic adobe house in Eastside Santa Fe compound near Canyon Road - Furnished house with 1BR + den + studio/office, approximately 1200 sq ft.  Idyllic setting in Webster Compound off of 634 Garcia St., in historic eastside Canyon Road neighborhood.  20-minute walk from Plaza.  Thor Heyerdahl wrote “Kontiki” while living in this house.  Kiva fireplace in living room, skylights in almost every room.  Fully furnished but no television or dishwasher.  Owner is former Lab scientist who is now a university professor in California.  No pets, no smoking.  Rent $1350/month + utilities.  Ideal for newly arriving postdoc who wants to live in Santa Fe and is not bringing furniture. Photos at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxNbJTIyizXhRHI1OWQtS0xFTlk/view?usp=sharing.  E-mail: allon.percus@cgu.edu.

(Posted 06/15/18) A 800sf cozy two bedroom duplex in the south Capital area of Santa Fe. Located within walking distance to downtown Santa Fe. Hardwood floors, washer and dryer and a newly remodeled kitchen. Minimum twelve month lease. $1550.00 plus utilities  Contact: dontaylor416@gmail.com or 505.690.0910

(Posted 06/05/18) Available immediately! Private room in home with shared bathroom in Los Alamos on free bus route to Lab and downtown. Available now. $550 a month includes all utilities. Dishwasher, washer/dryer, hardwood flooring, woodstove, cable tv, wifi, parking. Lease term: month to month, with 30 days notice of leaving. Pictures are available upon request.  Ann Rafferty, 505-500-6928, axr@lanl.gov.



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

(Posted 07/15/18) Two private fully-furnished rooms available, one on July 26 and the other on Aug. 11. In a comfortable and friendly home close to Lab on free bus route. $550 a month includes all utilities. Shared bathroom, dishwasher, washer/dryer, hardwood flooring, woodstove (for winter nights), cable tv, wifi, parking. Lease term: month to month, with 30 days notice of leaving. Pictures are available upon request.  Ann Rafferty, 505-500-6928, axr@lanl.gov.

(Posted 07/12/18) 4BR/2.5BA/1994sf condo for rent at Los Alamos for $1600 (Los Alamos) Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath unfurnished quad located on a quiet cul-de-sac. The entire interior was painted and all hardwood floors refinished in October 2016. The kitchen was remodeled in 2016 with new cabinets/granite countertops, new gas range, new dishwasher, new garbage disposal, and new recessed lights. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; all bedrooms have hardwood floor and good sized closets and all bathrooms have new tiles installed.  Downstairs, hardwood floor in the living room, which has wood burning fireplace and ceiling fan. Family room has carpet installed in 2015; 2 skylights for bright light, and a ceiling fan.  Both the living room and the family are just remodeled. New full-size washer/dryer are included.  Nice deck overlooking a big backyard with a privacy fence. A lot of storage throughout the house, plus a storage shed in front of the house. Off street parking. Close to Urban Park and Mountain Elementary School.  Rental $1600 per month; security deposit $1600. Tenant pays all utilities, including water, gas, electricity, trash and sewer. Minimum one (1) yr. Lease. Pets Negotiable.  Please see pictures on Zillow.com or craigslist https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/4br-25ba-1994sf-condo-for/6641024663.html. Contact zhiminglulu@aol.com for more information or to schedule a show.

(Posted 07/12/18) ISO housing in Los Alamos for my family from Aug 12-Dec 22.  Two adults and two children, ages 6 and 8.  Furnished accommodations preferred.  Non-smokers.  Please text Rachele at 804-389-6909 or email:  dominguez@gmail.com.

(Posted 07/12/18) Available now. Very clean end unit in a quiet building backed on a canyon. Located at 3256 D Walnut Street. 10 to 15 minutes to the LANL. Three bedrooms and one bath. Thermopane windows, new efficient furnace, range, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, dryer, disposal, and new cabinetry. Carpeted and window coverings. Two off street parking places. Front yard care is provided. Large fenced back yard with 8x10 storage building. No pets, no smoking. One year rental agreement. References and $1100 cleaning and damage deposit are required. $1175 per month.  contact vanburen@hubwest.com or 505-662-6419

(Posted 07/12/18) 802 9th St Studio apartments. Fully furnished. All bills paid including basic cable and internet. Laundry on premises. Min 6 mo lease. 3 available on July 1. $750/mo (505) 662-8899

(Posted 07/12/18) 55 Tesuque. 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage, 2000 sf Barranca Mesa Home. Outside dog possible. Available immediately. Min 1 year lease. $2000/mo (505) 662-8899

(Posted 07/05/18) We will have a room for rent starting Sept. 1. The rent is: $680 per month (month to month) (OR) $650 per month for three to six months or $600 per month for six or more months.  The room is furnished with a private bath, microwave, refrigerator, utensils, toaster oven, and washer/dryer.  The room is located in a private residence, but has a separate entry. The house is located on a canyon within walking distance of Los Alamos down town area with a bus stop across the street.  The room has a view of the canyon. Further inquiries can be made at nuggetsofjoy@hotmail.com.

(Posted 07/05/18) Unfurnished Condo Upstairs, one bedroom, one bath, new appliances and ceiling fans, Great location walking distance to town, LA Medical Center, LANL,  & bus stops.  Contact 505-670-5353

(Posted 07/03/18) Housing available starting August 13 in downtown Los Alamos. One room available in a 2 bed + 2 bath apartment. Fully furnished. Comes with utilities, wifi, and basic cable. Washer and dryer in unit. Dogs are welcome upon request. Parking available. $300 deposit/$700 per month if staying for 6+ months/$800 month to month. Text/call 661-877-3145 for more information.

(Posted 07/02/18) Available SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 – Los Alamos, NM  Furnished bedroom/private 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, and linens. Home to one cat and dog. NON-SMOKERS ONLY j.bridge51@gmail.com

(Posted 07/02/18) Modern Town Home 3 bd 2.5 bath in Down Town Los Alamos. All Tile and Hardwood floors. Comfortable Livingroom with fireplace and high ceilings. Lots of natural lite through the glass door patio. Modern kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and gas range, dish washer, microwave, washer and dryer, AC and humidifier. Master bedroom is attached to an updated bathroom with jet tub and walk in closet. Downstairs bedroom also has its own bathroom and walk in closet. One car garage and two additional parking spots. Located right next to a park, Ashley Pond, and about 5-minute walk from down town and hiking/biking trails, less than a 10-minute drive to the lab. $2050 for a 1-year lease furnished with 3 beds (2full, 1 queen), dining room table/chairs, large sectional sofa and coffee table. Shorter leases are negotiable. First month’s rent and 1 month security deposit due upon signing of lease, no smoking. Available Aug 24th. Contact Tom at Rentinlosalamos@gmail.comfor more details and pictures.

(Posted 07/02/18) Los Alamos Duplex  - 1599 # A 39th Street - Great location - Near High School, Public Transportation and Downtown.  Description: 2 bedroom, 1 bath, ~ 800 Sq. Ft., Unfurnished/Partial Furnishings Available: Refrigerator, gas range, microwave and washer/dryer included. Covered off street parking & fenced back yard, storage shed.  Carpet & tile throughout. - NO SMOKING, NO PETS. - One (1) yr. Lease, $1,000.00 plus utilities. Deposit $1,000.00 All tenants must pass credit and criminal background checks Available: 5 July 2018 Ask about furnishings if needed   Call 910-303-3191

(Posted 07/02/18) This home is a custom passive solar adobe design with 2 bedrooms, and 1 full bath. It is situated north of Santa Fe on 4 acres with one other home in the traditional village of La Puebla. Located in quiet community 25 miles (half-hour) north of Santa Fe, mostly via 4 lane, US 285. Paved roads all the way to driveway. Open floor plan, tri-level design conveys feeling of spaciousness and light. Wood ceilings/vigas throughout, exposed/finished adobe in kitchen and living area, plaster walls in living room and master bedroom, large portal for cool summer seating on north side and smaller seating porch area outside of master bedroom on lower level. Floors are brick in kitchen and half of large room, finished Douglas fir wood in other half of living area and carpet in bedrooms. Gas stove in kitchen. Utility room has setup for washer and dryer. Good ventilation and window shades throughout. Private with sunset views of the Jemez mountains from dining/living room, along with a large undeveloped pasture in front. Amazing star gazing at night. Yard is totally enclosed. Small pet is negotiable. Gardening option. Thousands of acres of public land to hike or bike located within 1/2 mile of house in community. Large vacant agricultural lands surround this property. Non- smokers only. Best for couple or single person. $1050 per month+ damage deposit, water and sewer included. One year lease, reference and background check required. Available August 1, 2018. Call (505) 661-3235 or 470-6530 for application.

(Posted 07/02/18) ISO Housing - Incoming postdoc (beginning early to mid August) and wife looking for a 2-3 bedroom 1-2 bathroom apartment/house/etc in Los Alamos, NM. $1300 per month or less. No pets, non-smokers. If anything is available, please contact me at bakerj@physics.unlv.edu

(Posted 06/19/18) House share in White Rock available in late August.  Renter has bedroom, spare and bath in the downstairs of the house.  WIFI and TV included. Kitchen and laundry are shared.  For more info email 3divers@newmexico.com.

(Posted 06/11/18) For rent from LANL/teacher couple:  3 BR, 2.5 BA townhouse/condo close to downtown Los Alamos.  Vaulted ceilings main floor, view of Jemez from living room, nice tile work in kitchen, pleasant clean interior throughout.  One car garage plus designated parking space.  No smoking, no pets, please.  1500 sq  ft.  $1600/mo. plus gas & electric.  One-year lease.  Available approx. 08/10/18.  Please text Terry at 612 964-5207 or Kathy at 612 532-7215.  https://goo.gl/photos/DQG5gUgyGafr5YB


Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 07/10/18) El Rancho - Beautifully Re-Modeled Mobile Home in El Rancho (Santa Fe County), close to LANL Looking for space and comfort close to the city? Then this place is for Available August 1,st 2018. $1100 per month/*$1100 security deposit (annual lease) Beautiful home in El Rancho, NM (20 minutes from Los Alamos/30 minutes from Santa Fe) Utilities paid separately 3 bedrooms -2 bathrooms Open kitchen with stainless steel fridge, gas stove and dishwasher  (plenty of pantry storage) Laundry room with brand new washer and dryer and ample storage for supplies Mud Room formal dining room Spacious living room with wood stove Amazing views and sunsets from the front yard / Owners (landlords) have an adjacent private vineyard and mini-donkeys so very quaint Quiet neighborhood/landlord close by Private well No smoking Willing to discuss pets *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

(Posted 06/04/18) Available for immediate rent, 'La Casa del Alma' is set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, a scenic drive from Los Alamos. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Built with the finest natural materials, this adobe home has radiant heat throughout the house and an open fire gas heater in each Master Bedroom. Two Master bedrooms, large living room/dining room/kitchen with skylight and kiva fireplace. One bath room with large shower stall, jacuzzi bathtub under skylight. Fully equipped kitchen. Private covered parking space, fountain at Main entrance; partially covered back porch with dining area. Large Roof top terrace. Master bedroom 1: Queen size bed, Maple floor, built in cabinets, antique Chinese desk, loft with modern desk.  Master Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, Mahagoni floor, built in cabinets, desk, 3-window nook with day bed, meditation room with Gothic windows and arched ceiling. Only inquiries with phone number are answered.  Fully furnished; $250 utilities not included in rent. Regular 1-year lease, can be extended upon approval. Please contact Silvana at silvanaheartpath@yahoo.com or  505-690 838
Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 06/22/18) $1800/mo. Available  for minimum 1 year lease.  4bdm, 2 bath, 2400sq ft. 2 car garage, w/d, own well., security gate entry on 15 acre. working ranch,  in Rio Chama 11 mi north of Espanola off US HWY 84. partly furnished. Contact Dean @ 505-927-2658 (cell)  direct- 505-753-7889  orville.d.jeffers@gmail.com

(Posted 06/14/18) $475/month.  Available in Espanola: Small room for One Person (12'x14'). Views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains from your room. 360 views include Black Mesa and the Jemez Mountains. Shared bathroom (shower, no tub) with one other guest (when there is one). Large, spacious kitchen, living room with television. Wireless Internet available.  Washer and dryer on premises. We are located in 'the country'.   Property is enclosed and in safe neighborhood.  If you are seeking a quiet location where you can sit outside and see the stars at night or walk to the Rio Grande...this is it...If you are looking for a Starbucks you can walk to...this is not it. No public transportation here. You will need a vehicle.  Commute to Los Alamos in 35-40minutes. Pork and Beef Free Home. We kindly ask that you cook neither in the home during your stay. Friendly dogs and cat on premises. For photos email: lydiadiane@yahoo.com

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