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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Triad National Security, LLC (Triad) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Triad 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 7/6/20) Fully Furnished one and two bedroom apartments in an excellent South Capitol location.  Axton Apartments 208 Camino de Los Marquez, Santa Fe, NM. One bedroom unit $975/month. Two bedroom unit $1,175/month.  Available July 1 through December 31, 2020, 30 day minimum. First month’s rent plus $250 deposit and $125 departure cleaning fee required. Includes off-street parking, onsite  laundry facility  and utilities: water, electric, gas, basic cable and access to complimentary WI-FI. Please note, WI-FI service has limitations and apartments do not have air conditioning.  No pets, no smoking. Contact Yvette at 505-986-5907 or email housing@santafeopera.org for more information.

(Posted 6/29/20) 1 bed, 1 bath. 941 Calle Mejia, Santa Fe, NM. $1,200/mo. One-bedroom condo at The Reserve, a beautiful, well-maintained gated community on the north end of Santa Fe. 30-minute drive to Los Alamos, Park & Ride bus stop nearby. The Reserve has an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub open year round, a fully equipped workout facilities overlooking the pool, a laundry facility, and hiking trails starting at The Reserve. You can check pictures at https://www.reserveatsantafe.org. The condo is on the third floor with a private entrance and a balcony, facing west (the quiet side). The balcony offers access to a storage closet. Very peaceful and tranquil area. $1200/month, one year (or longer) lease is preferred, 10 or 11 months are also an option. Call Lena at (505) 281-0565 (no text), or e-mail lenokn11@q.com.

(Posted 6/22/20) Casa Solana house in NW Santa Fe for rent. This Stamm house with original hardwood floors has a spacious sun room with high ceilings, a kitchen with refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher, a large laundry room (washer/dryer) with lots of pantry storage. 4 bedrooms, large master bedroom with walk-in closet, 2 baths, new paint, new carpeting, fenced yard, 2 outdoor storage sheds. 2,000 sq. feet. Friendly neighborhood. Close to Gonzales Elementary School and DeVargas Shopping Center, 10-minute walk to LANL shuttle.  No smoking. Cat/small dog OK.  Minimum 12-month lease, $2200/mo, plus deposit. Utilities not included. Available June 1. Contact info: r.vanamberg@gmail.com or 505-988-1629.

(Posted 6/18/20) Fully renovated, unfurnished 1 BR, 1 BA apartment in main building at Quail Run has all the amenities. Neutral decor and lots of natural light. New everything! Includes one garage parking space, fireplace, a/c, w/d, huge patio, top floor with elevator access and stairs optional. Quail Run offers tennis, indoor pool, golf (fees will apply), restaurant, gym, fitness classes, and security. $2750 per month plus utilities: water and electric (amenities included too!). Minimum one year lease required. No smoking and No pets. Call or text 505-690-2823.

(Posted 6/18/20) FURNISHED STUDIO APARTMENT IN BEST SANTA FE NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD.  Private furnished studio apartment in garden setting with fenced yard and stone patio. Beautiful western views. Hardwood and tile floors. Fully equipped kitchenette, new Bosch washer/dryer, air conditioning.  $1,000/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. Suitable for one person. Apartment is close to Santa Fe Opera on US 84/285 N towards Los Alamos. Marybeth or Larry. 505 795 8774.

(Posted 5/27/20) Charming Condo in The Reserve at Santa Fe.
Unfurnished2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio.  It is an end unit that faces the arroyo so it is very quiet.  The Reserve is a lovely gated compound with easy access to Los Alamos and a short drive to downtown Santa Fe.  The Park & Ride bus service to the lab is down the block from the complex.  There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym, an immaculate laundry facility and walking paths.   $1300/month. plus utilities with one-year lease.  Require first and last month’s rent plus security deposit, and $50 administration fee before move-in.  Available July 1st.  Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.


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

(Posted 7/7/20) Fully furnished room available for rent in a new home in White Rock, bathroom will not be shared but accessible to guests. Rent will include access to a fully equipped kitchen & living room. The house will be shared with one other young, full time employee at LANL, two golden retrievers, and a cat. Must love animals! No additional pets accepted at this point. No smoking. Rent will be $1200, utilities included, available September. Please send all inquiries to hmwood@unm.edu with a brief description of your work situation and requested lease dates and term.

(Posted 7/6/20) Available 8/8. Two bedroom unfurnished apartment close to Lab and hospital. Off street parking. No pets, no smoking. $1200 plus utilities. ½ water bill paid if tenant waters yard and trees. 662-7015.

(Posted 7/6/20) 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 5 minutes. Good view. No smoking. Caged pets possible. Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Washer, Dryer. $1275/mo. One month deposit.
2208A 38th St. Los Alamos NM 87544. Contact Aik-Siong Koh (505) 310-2069, askoh@askoh.com

(Posted 6/30/20) Rental Available--Los Alamos House: Move in Ready 3 BR and 2 Bath fully furnished with all Utilities Paid--Electric, Gas, Water, and Trash. This house has one living room with a sofa, Loveseat, Fireplace and Dinette Set. Rental also includes one large family room (625 Sq. Feet) equipped with a dining table, living room furniture, and TV.   Three bedrooms are furnished with three Beds (One King Size and two Queen Size Beds).  The house is located about 3 miles from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and a walking distance to Los Alamos Downtown, Bus Stop, Restaurants, Movie Theater, Library, and US Post Office. The rental includes Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, and full kitchen with pots, pans, and dinnerware. There is a large deck (Approx. 75' x 12') with beautiful mountain views. House sharing or subletting is not allowed.  Rent is $3,300 with one year lease. Contact: dkay5251@gmail.com.
(Posted 6/30/20) 2 fully furnished rooms available for rent in an updated 3br/2ba house in Los Alamos. The bathroom will be shared with another postdoc applicant but rent will include full access to a fully equipped kitchen, living room, sunroom, and outside patio/grill and back yard. Parking is available on the street and the house is within walking distance to the free Los Alamos bus service. The house will be shared with one other young, full time employee at LANL. Sorry, but no pets accepted at this point. Rent will be $850 a room, utilities included, and a 6 month term is requested. If different time lengths are needed, please email me with your specific situation and we may be able to work something out. Please send all inquiries to bs624@nau.edu with a brief description of your work situation and requested lease dates and term.
(Posted 6/22/20) 2 Bedroom 2.5 bathroom 2-story, 1,550 sq ft,townhouse in White Rock for rent, $1,600 + utilities (gas, electric, water, trash and recycling, Centurylink internet if desired - they will remain in homeowner’s name, payable by tenant/s). Covered parking for 2 vehicles. Washer and Dryer, dishwasher, wood burning fireplace. Pueblo revival architecture. Each large bedroom has a walk in closet and full bath. Saltillo tile floors in kitchen, dining and entry areas. Covered private patio, fruiting apricot tree, outside enclosed storage space. HOA rules state tenants must be considered ‘one (1) family’. LQBTQi+ friendly, all people welcome without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or marital status. No subletting. Pets considered. Your choice, furnished or unfurnished. Close to bus stops and walking trails. No smokers, no exceptions. Must be respectful of neighbors on both sides. To inquire please e-mail with the following information: Where are you working now and why are you moving? Length of time seeking rental housing and when do you plan to move in? For more information, please email: hkkhalsa1@gmail.com.

(Posted 6/9/20) Rooms for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house – Los Alamos- Available July 1, 2020. 
Pictures available at  Photobucket http://s1234.photobucket.com/user/avinashrk/library/Townhome?sort=3&page=1.  Very comfortable and cozy room in a townhome, located about a mile (10-15 min 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 a mattress, study table and stands.  Rent----Room with shared bathroom - $475 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $80-$90 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet)----Room with private bathroom - $575 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $80-$90 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet).  Please contact Avi by email avinash1402@gmail.com or 858-943-1950.
(Posted 6/5/20) Fully furnished one bedroom in Los Alamos for long-term rent and is available from August 1th, 2020, and the time can be flexible. Rent is $780 per month including all utilities, free high-speed wifi, TV, washer and dryer, road parking. Walking distance to free county transit and 5 minutes drive to LANL. A stay of one year is preferred (shorter-term is negotiable ). The room is furnished with a queen-size bed, desk, and a chair, and big walk in closet.  To inquire please respond to e-mail with the following information: where are you working now and why are you moving? time of renting and when do you plan to move in? For more information, please email: mathiewfu@gmail.com.  

(Posted 6/4/20) 
Room available in a 3+1 duplex in Los Alamos. House will be shared with two LANL employees. One is there part time and the other is there full time. Room is unfurnished, but kitchen and living room are furnished. Place comes with a washer and dryer and parking. Rent is $600 with all utilities included. Cleaning and damage deposit is one month's rent and due upon move in. Dogs negotiable. No other pets allowed. Available starting in August. Lease term flexible. Contact 661.877.3145.
(Posted 6/1/20) Available Now: Two bed, one bath. Adjoined 1 car automatic garage + off street parking, In unit washer and dryer.  No pets / smoking. Beautiful/ peaceful views from back deck and both bedroom
1/2 duplex, owner on other side. In Aspen School neighborhood.  $1,400/month, month to month.  Water and sewer included in rent, other utilities to be obtained/assumed by renter.  Call 720-219-6521 for more info.
(Posted 6/1/20) Unfurnished 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, half a duplex available between June 7-15, 2020.  The unit was built in 2004 and is located in the Mountain Elementary School district.  Two off street parking spaces, a fenced back yard with a sprinkler system.  Central air, washer & dryer hookups.  One year lease required, tenant pays all utilities, $750 cleaning and damage deposit.  NO smoking and ONE dog is allowed. Email courtrightapts@gmail.com or call Geniece at 505-662-5430.
(Posted 6/1/20) 3 Bedroom, 2 full baths, 1500 square ft., home located at 3450A Diamond Drive in Los Alamos, next to the golf course. It has a large fenced backyard, large driveway into off-street parking (double car, carport). Utilities are paid by owner. No smoking, no pets. Deposit is $1,800, and rent is $1,800. For more information please contact: Araceli Castillo, 575-621-6104.

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 6/17/20) Welcome to Casitas On The Vineyard, a collection of 5 different & fully outfitted casita rentals located adjacent to a working vineyard in Nambe, just 30 minutes east of LANL.  Each casita offers something unique in configuration & size.  We offer 4 single-BR configurations and one 2-BR casita (owner’s former residence).  Some have their own carport, and all with a southwestern motif.  The gated property offers solitude surrounded by a rural environment with views of the star-filled skies from private patios.  Four casitas exist on one side of the 7-acre vineyard, while the newest casita (Lucky) and the owner's home exist on the adjacent side of the vineyard (just 1500' away).   Each casita is fully equipped (from cookware to towels), and include Wi-Fi plus all utilities.   Rental durations span from 2-nights to multi-month.  Availability varies sometimes weekly.  Pricing, pictures, availability-calendars & glowing customer reviews of these 5-out-of-5 star properties can be seen within each unit’s separate VRBO listing here: https://tinyurl.com/CasitasOnTheVineyard.  The mentioned Service Fee will be waived when booking directly.  AirB&B has awarded us SuperHost status 8-Quarters in a row!  We participate in LANL’s 60-day New/Transfer Employee Settling-In Housing Reimbursement program, and accept the daily per-diem rate for 1-2 month stays, making your out-of-pocket housing cost $0.   Contact us at Marys.Nice.Rentals@gmail.com for a showing or answers to any questions.  https://CasitasOnTheVineyard.com

(Posted 6/15/20) Centrally located from Santa Fe (25min), Los Alamos (21min), White Rock (17min), Espanola (18min), Pojoaque (6min). By Pojoaque river with lots of land. 2BR, 1Bath, 1123sq ft house. Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Washer, Dryer are provided. No inside smoking. No pets. $1175/mo. One month deposit. Available July 1, 2020. 4 Tierra Bendita, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Latitude & Longtitude: 35.887643, -106.071881. Contact Aik-Siong Koh (505) 310-2069, askoh@askoh.com.

(Posted 6/15/20) Centrally located from Santa Fe (25min), Los Alamos (21min), White Rock (17min), Espanola (18min), Pojoaque (6min). By Pojoaque river with lots of land. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, one kitchen, one living and one washer room. Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave, Washer, Dryer, Utilities, Internet, Wifi and room furnishing are provided. No inside smoking. No pets. Four rooms sharing two baths $675/room/mo. One room with private bath $775/mo. One month deposit. Available July 1, 2020. 2 Tierra Bendita, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Latitude & Longtitude: 35.887391, -106.071869. Contact Aik-Siong Koh (505) 310-2069, askoh@askoh.com.

(Posted 6/10/20) $2100 / 3br - 1400ft2 - COZY 'THE ABODE' (Pojoaque Valley). Available for immediate rent, charming 'La Casita' is set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley. The property offers wide open views and a gated entry. It is safe, quiet and secure. There are 3 bedrooms, a large living room/dining room with a 3-window nook and a skylight, plus a Kiva fireplace, bath room with a shower stall, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer, private parking space, covered front and back porch. Master bedroom has queen size bed, the two bedrooms are with one full size bed each. Fully furnished. Regular 1 Year lease. Approx $200 utilities not included in rent. Contact Silvana: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com / 505-690-8383.

(Posted 6/10/20) QUIET, SAFE, SECLUDED CUSTOM BUILT HOME.  Set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, just 18 miles North of Santa Fe, 'La Casa del Alma' is available for immediate rent. 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, jacuzzy 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 wood floor, custom built in Maple wood cabinets, antique Chinese desk, loft with modern desk. Master Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, Mahagoni wood floor, custom built in Mahagoni wood cabinets, desk, 3-window nook with day bed, meditation room with Gothic windows and arched ceiling. Fully furnished; 2100sqft. $2950. Utilities  $250 not included in rent Contact Silvana: 505-690-8383 or silvanaheartpath@gmail.com.


Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 6/24/20) Want space? Ideal 3 bedroom, 2 bath fully furnished home on an acre of land near Espanola and Ojo Caliente (off of Highway 285, about 40 minute drive to and from Los Alamos). Dogs and children welcome! Large living room with views of the Jemez Mountains and a wood burning stove for the winter months. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, two-car detached garage, fruit trees, pergola and an enclosed dog run. Wifi, trash, and water included. Short-term lease is available July 15, 2020 at $1350/mo. (Utilities not included). Please contact Sara: saralee.anderson@gmail.com or 415-264-5230.

(Posted 6/8/20) 2 bedroom / 2 bath house in Espanola. In town, safe, secure, convenient area. Month to month lease great for Interns, Teachers, nurses working in the area. $950 per month, $550 Deposit. Utilities/hs internet would stay in landlord's name but tenants would be responsible to pay them.  If interested in making appointment to see house, call or text me at 505-469-0212.

(Posted 6/1/20) This beautiful two story home is located 10 minutes north of Espanola and 45 minutes from Los Alamos and Santa Fe. It has three bedrooms, one full bath, a large kitchen, living room with a fireplace and updated wood and linoleum flooring throughout most of the home. The large upstairs bedroom has a bay window as well as French doors that open up to a balcony and the front of the home offers a spacious porch. Laundry connections are available, but tenant must provide their own washer and dryer. Must submit valid job and previous rental references to be considered. Tenant pays utilities. Deposit is $500.00. Rent is $850 monthly. Please contact Pete or Emily for more information. https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/apa/d/espanola-beautiful-stucco-two-story/7132475891.html