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Housing in Los Alamos, 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 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 1/25/2017): Perched on a secluded hilltop between Old Taos Highway and De Vargas Mall, with the Plaza and downtown Santa Fe a stroll away, this sophisticated and very private 1700 sq ft guest house offers two bedrooms+third bed or office, three adjoining (ensuite) baths, two living areas, portal, eat-in kitchen (granite/stainless), one car garage, refrigerated ac, plus a large and secluded dining/entertaining patio w/gazebo and fountain overlooking the arroyo. Breathtaking views and wooded setting offer the illusion of country living, yet all amenities of the city are only blocks away, including ultra-quick access to 599 (Veterans' Highway/Relief Route). Wooden and beamed ceilings throughout, gas fireplace, wood and tile floors, wooden blinds, gourmet kitchen, handmade exotic vanities, beautiful finishes and details throughout, laundry room with sink, utility room with work sink, office/3rd bedroom has private entrance. Offered immediately, unfurnished, at $2800 mo. with a 1-year lease, not including utilities. Owners are part-time residents of the main house. Go to the website for dozens of photos, and map. For an appointment to view and all inquiries contact Pilar West at Luna Luz Properties, LLC, 510 Don Gaspar Avenue, Santa Fe, N.M. 87505 505-660-7015 cell, #(505)820-6977 office, #(505)216-9660 fax,

(Posted 1/24/2017): Charming furnished, casita with gas fireplace, washer /dryer, and shower. Available now for rent. Outdoor patio and upper deck, alley side street parking. Quiet, private and safe with sunset views. Great space for professional office, writer or living space. 1 person recommended, suitable for 2 occupants maximum, as it is tiny living in 535sqft.
Utilities and internet are additional. Opens to large sunny alley level terraced garden with spectacular sunset views and even better views on roof deck! Aldea community, 10 minutes to downtown Santa Fe. Charming casita. Full kitchen. Gas burning wood stove. Large wood vigas. Walk-in closet. Brick floors. Wood ceiling. Concrete shower. WiFi/TV/ Cable ready. Washer/Dryer. Utilities and internet are not included, must reimburse landlord. First, last, and security deposit, all the same amount as rent, due prior to move-in. Cleaning Fee: $100. References, credit check required. Sorry, absolutely no pets, no smoking (no exceptions). See photos at: Call Dianne: 505.603.9300 to schedule an appointment.

(Posted 1/24/2017): Available Now: 1/23/2017: Enjoy this unfurnished 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo by famed Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta located just north of Downtown Santa Fe in the community of Zocalo. Available for move in now, the rent is a steal for this place at $1525.00! Features include high ceilings, open floor plan, nicely equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and tile counter tops, Refrigerated air conditioning, lovely private patio and a private one car garage. The stunning community amenities include private, large outdoor pool, state of the art fitness center, clubhouse and walking trails. A short commute to Los Alamos too! Unit includes Refrigerator, Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Range, Washer/Dryer, Private Patio. Clubhouse, Swimming Pool, Exercise Room, High-Speed Internet Access. Get into Zocalo at the most affordable price I've seen in years! No Pets and Non-smoker please. 601 Circulo Morelia #104, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

(Posted 1/10/2017): Available March 8, 2017:  One bedroom with separate private bathroom in 1500-ft² condo is Santa Fe. Bedroom has a king bed (with linens) and walk-in closet.  There is plenty of room to store bicycle, etc.  The condo is very clean, fully furnished and is available to share with owner who works at LANL.  Tenant will have full access to kitchen, common living areas, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi.  Owner is looking for a clean, quiet, non-smoker, LANL Postdoc .  Must be okay with a cat in the house; no other pets allowed.  This space rents for $800 per month with a $400 deposit due upon move in - owner pays utilities.  Owner is willing to negotiate lower rent if willing to sign long-term lease.  Property location is off of Zaffarano Street close to restaurants, shopping, movie theater, and grocery stores.  Commute from Santa Fe to Los Alamos (TA-3) is approximately 100 miles round trip.  Park and Ride bus service from Santa Fe is an option for commuter.  Call after 6PM 505-470-8823.

Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 2/13/2017)

MARCH 1, 2017 AVAILABILITY FOR TWO BEDROOM, FURNISHED, ALL INCLUSIVE FLAT IN LOS ALAMOS  This lovely furnished duplex has been home to many happy professionals.  It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom upstairs, living room, dining room and kitchen downstairs.  All utilities including gas, electric, water, sewer, trash and hi speed internet and cable tv are included in one monthly fee.  All furniture including dishes and linens are also included.  Washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave also included.  It is move in ready and very clean.  Monthly rental fee inclusive of all the above is $1700. USD.  A $500. deposit for security, cleaning, and lease adherence is payable  with acceptance of Rental Application.  Location is in a quiet neighborhood 10 minutes from LANL Administration and also shopping area.  The house is on a canyon lot with phenomenal views of the Jemez Mountains to the north and west.  No pets and No smoking in or out.  Unfurnished is not an option.  Contact number is 505.412.3039  Please leave a message and email address to send Rental Application to. 

(Posted 2/7/2017): 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.  $600 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.

(Posted 2/7/2017): 2BR/2BA Condo Available 2/10/17  Updated 2br/2ba condo in Trinity Village Condominiums located right downtown and on the city bus line, $1100/mo. Remodeled throughout in 2015 with updated bathrooms and kitchen-- kitchen has custom backsplash and quartz countertops. Washer and dryer in the unit. Covered parking space and ground floor storage unit included. Condo is on the top floor so no ceiling noise, and on the parking lot side of the complex so no road noise. Price is for year or longer lease, but we will discuss shorter leases. Security deposit of $1100 rent required. Well behaved dogs and cats considered on a case-by-case basis. Email or call 707-373-6449 for more information.

(Posted 2/7/2017): Room(s) available starting April 7th: 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. Summer month rentals:  $650/month with a minimum of 3 months rental;  long term and off summer rentals  $580/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 2/7/2017): Available 2/4 Downtown bright efficiency apartment. New windows, New A/C. Laundry rooms on site. $725.00 unfurnished or $785.00 Furnished for a 6 month lease. All utilities paid including Direct TV and Wi-fi basic plan. Non Smoking., 505-662-7015.

(Posted 2/7/2017): 3BR 1Bath Duplex for Rent. Short walk to Aspen Elementary, Little Forest Pre School, 37th St Playlot and trails. Next to bus stop. Town or Lab commute is 8 minutes. Good view. No smoking. Caged pets possible. Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Washer, Dryer. $975/mo. One month deposit. 2208B 38th St. Los Alamos NM 87544. Contact Aik-Siong Koh (505) 310-2069,

(Posted 1/30/2017): Room for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house - $525 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $100 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet); Available Apr 1, 2017. Pictures available at  Photobucket Very comfortable and cozy room in a townhome, located about a mile (10-15 mins walk) from the Lab, quiet and beautiful neighborhood, close to Ashley's Pond, movie theater, and the shuttle route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer in the house; personal parking is available. No need to bring anything except clothes. Rental bedroom has mattress, study table and stands.  The other two housemates are students working at the Laboratory. Every renter has a personal room and the room advertised has a shared bathroom. Please contact Avi by email  or on 858-943-1950

(Posted 1/30/2017): Furnished In-law suite with bedroom, full bathroom and living room.  Shared washer, dryer, garden and fully equipped kitchen.  House is over 4000 square feet and occupied by a family of four who use opposite side of the house.  Located in western area on a cul de sac.  Approximately a mile to LANL, 3 blocks to bus stop, a mile to movie theater and library.  Nearby trail heads, tennis courts and running track.  $700/month including utilities and wi fi.  Contact or call/text 505-500-5738.

(Posted 1/23/2017): Los Alamos Rental: Fully furnished clean 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath with all utilities paid. The rental unit has a Fireplace, Private Laundry Room within the rental unit, and a large fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views. One mile to Downtown Los Alamos and less than 3 miles to Los Alamos National Laboratory. Abour one-third of a mile to Bus Stop. Private Off-Street Parking. Rental Unit includes: TV (with Cable), Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Dining Tables (Formal and Casual), Sofa and Loveseat, Beds with Linens, and Kitchen Utensils for four. Monthly Rent is $1,770 with Lease. ​Contact ​ Phone: 505-412-3435 ​ or e-mail

El Rancho, New Mexico
(Posted 1/30/2017): Looking for space and comfort close to the city? Then this place is for you. Available March 1st, 2017. $1050 per month/*$1000 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. Mudd Room. Formal dining room. Spacious living room with wood stove. 2 car garage and plenty of space for storage. 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
Pojoaque / Nambe, New Mexico

(Posted 2/13/2017)

Casa Nambe:  A 1-bedroom 1-bathroom fully furnished private Casita on 1.75 acre gated rural property in the peaceful country setting of Nambe Valley (northern Santa Fe County, half the distance to LANL as from Santa Fe).  Listed as a vacation rental, but perfect for a new employee during their Settling-In period.  Property borders a beautiful vineyard and contains a 20 fruit tree orchard.  Unit was recently remodeled, includes a carport, a covered patio, a private bath with tub/shower, viga ceilings, an on-site complimentary laundry room, and a fully outfitted kitchen.  Includes TV (w/ Netflix, Hulu & Amazon via Roku), and high-speed Wi-Fi internet.  On-site owner & 2 additional larger Casitas round out this unique country-based property.  Just 4-miles away, an NMDOT Park & Ride Commuter-lot bus stop at Cities of Gold Hotel/Casino (intersection of 285 & 502) offers non-stop 25-minute service to Los Alamos, and 20-min non-stop service to Santa Fe (in the other direction) via the Blue Line route for just $90/month (The owner rides this to LANL).  See pictures and more information about this property at

(Posted 1/30/2017): Extraordinary rental property in nearby Pojoaque / Nambe with easy commute to Los Alamos. Furnished large one bedroom suite with attached office / den and master bath in beautiful adobe estate. Includes full access to luxurious, beautifully furnished spacious home with living and separate dining rooms, large screened patio and kitchen with incredible views of the mountains !!! Garden sanctuary and must see to experience the best of Northern New Mexico in a beautiful and serene landscaped property. Located on 1.5 acres with lush gardens, lawns and stunning views of the Sangre de Christo mountains, trees and farmland. All utilities / WIFI / gardener are included. Lease: $1200 / month for approx. 1100 sq. ft in shared fully furnished approx. 2700 sq. ft home.month to month / 6 months or year’s lease TBD / deposit and references required. Available: Feb 1st or thereafter. Pets: No pets allowed - no exceptions. Smoking: No smoking. Contact: Jill at (650) 773-1304 cell /

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