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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).

Information on Housing in Los Alamos (pdf)

Santa Fe, New Mexico

(Posted 3/30/20) 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, kitchenette, new Bosch washer/dryer, air conditioning, completely equipped. $1,000/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. Suitable for one person, although couple may be considered. Apartment is close to Santa Fe Opera on US 84/285 N towards Los Alamos. Marybeth or Larry 505 795 8774.

(Posted 3/30/20) Walk-Bike Mid-Mod Original Atomic Santa Fe In-Town House 3 bedroom / 1 bath shower-tub, double sinks = 1200 sq ft. Pet free, in-unit stack washer/dryer, wood-burning fireplace, shower-bath w/ double sinks, flat, single story, hard vinyl flooring throughout, forced air heat, single story, light-bright, skylights, white oak wood ceilings & beams. Utilities included, Comcast Xfinity available. 3 Blocks from Bus (RTD)-Rail Runner South Capital Station to LANL. Uber works here. Desirable east-side yet central location to St. Francis (285) & I-25, access. Offered: Fully furnished, or Unfurnished rare gem of a 1956 mid-century modern 3 bedroom, 1 bath  as main town house in quintessential mid-mod Santa Fe Atomic Row on Alta Vista Street.  Meticulously maintained by the second owner family to retain its original layout of simplicity now updated. The house is extremely quiet and peaceful and offers complete privacy. One space of snow free carport parking, ample driveway & street parking, fully fenced native garden w/ patio, Jen-Air Grill available. Located in a walk-bike area, 2 blocks south from Cordova Road w/ 20+ dining, banking, medical services & St. Vincent & specialty hospital  svcs., w/ shopping venues the likes Natural Grocer, Trader Joe's, CVC, Body (massage & yoga classes), local Clafoutis, Dulce, Santa Fe Baking Co. bakeries.  Dining Paper Dosa, Marisco's La Playa, Maria's Kitchen, Furr's Dining, much more. One mile north to the Santa Fe Plaza, restaurants, NM State Capitol, walk locally east one mile to Canyon Road, Museum Hill.  Two walking blocks to Salvador Perez (recently updated) classes, swimming pool, weight room and sports fields for adults & kids. One Block to Harvey Cornell Rose Park, city bus stops, city bike path--everything that makes living in Santa Fe so special. Your own beautiful, large, relaxing patio for enjoying sunsets and views. Utilities (electric, gas, water) included, Comcast Xfinity available. Asking: $2350/month unfurnished - utilities paid, $2550/month furnished - utilities paid.  Prefer one (1) year lease, First & Last (as deposit). References please. School Year lease optional till 01 June 2021.  Available for move in 01 June 2020.  Contact 505.310.1091 Fotos available upon request.

(Posted 2/26/20) Located in the Historic Railyard and South Capital District of Santa Fe, we are offering this authentic green adobe duplex home built in July 2013 as unfurnished, it is close to Vinaigrette Restaurant and within a few walking blocks to the Railyard District, which hosts the Farmers Market, festivals, restaurants, shopping, and art galleries. Also, it is within walking distance to the Historic Plaza and the Canyon Road Arts District. A true Santa Fe style home with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, radiant heated floors, skylights, plastered walls, vigas in the living/dining room, all with the notorious Santa Fe charm. Plus a stainless steel kitchen with access to the outside landscaped courtyard. Approximately 1050 sq. ft., 12 month minimum lease. $2,650 Monthly; first, last and deposit due at signing of lease - 12-Month Lease, utilities included. 505.982.3966. donna@santafevacationrentals.com.

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

(4/2/20) LOCATION!  3 bed/1ba House located on 3rd & Canyon.  Walk to downtown & shopping, 5 minutes to LANL, bus stop near the house.  The house has large windows, wooden floors, and remodeled bathroom. This house is quiet, comfy, and roomy and on Park district.  Landscape maintenance and major appliances included.  Rent- $ 1850   Security Deposit - $1000   (Pets are negotiable with pet rent).  Please email me, Tony at beretta_t@hotmail.com for an application.  Once we receive your references, credit score and application we will schedule a time on the 30th April for a showing for a one year lease beginning 1 May.

(4/2/20) 3450 A Diamond Drive, Los Alamos, NM 87544. This is a 3 Bedroom, 2 full baths, Large backyard, Off street parking on Carport, Owner pays the utilities. Contact: Mrs. Castillo at marapando@yahoo.com or 575-621-6104.

(4/1/20) Available Immediately 3 bed room 1 bath Duplex. 2360 37th St Unit B in Los Alamos. 10 mins to LANL. One block from bus stop. Included: Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Shed, 2 off Street covered parking spots. Hard Wood floors through out, recently updated kitchen and bath w/tile. New Windows throughout, Large fenced yard, with additional fenced side yard. High efficiency furnace. Pets Negotiable. $1400.      505-490-0653 Call with any questions. Lewisda141@comcast.net.

(Posted 3/31/20) Renting private, furnished room in a home with 2 other private rooms rented. $700/mo. Shared bathroom, kitchen/dining, washer/dryer. Located in Western Area, close to LANL as well as downtown Los Alamos. Rent is $700/mo and includes the use of furnishings and utilities (water, gas, electricity and wifi). Available immediately**  Short terms welcome, although in the event of equally qualified candidates, preference will be given to the applicant with the longest desired term of stay. $500 deposit required at the time of signing, along with first month's rent. No pets. No smoking. **Due to the nature of the living arrangement with roommates and shared space, anyone coming from out of state will be required to comply with any executive orders and guidelines as stated by the New Mexico Department of Health (ie: possibly self-isolating somewhere in NM before moving to the property in Los Alamos in order to protect roommates, etc). Email maggiemoore1981@gmail.com with inquiries.

(Posted 3/30/20) Beautiful, fully furnished 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment in central downtown of Los Alamos. All utilities - gas, electric, trash, water, internet included. Suitable for executives, LANL employees, students, post-docs, hospital or council staff, visitors, Minimum 3 months. Long term welcome. Rent either 1 bedroom with bathroom, or the whole apartment. 1 large bedroom with ensuite (suitable for couples), the second bedroom has bathroom just outside the bedroom. Spacious combined lounge and dining. Fully furnished, with fully equipped kitchen. Brand new queen bed and bedlinen in each room, new washer and dryer. Plenty of storage closets. Walk to all downtown facilities, restaurants, and Smiths grocery mega-store. One covered car space and ample car parking available. The bus stop to LANL is just across the street. The apartment also includes internet, dishwasher, microwave, bedlinen, and kitchen utensils. See photos at SIVILLC.com. Accepting applications for the whole apartment or for one room with bathroom. $1700 a month for the whole apartment. If renting just one room, $900 a month for the larger room with ensuite and dedicated covered car space, $800 a month for the smaller room with adjoining bathroom, sharing common lounge, dining and kitchen. Nicholas Seet nik@seet.com. (310) 770-6450. nicholasseet.com.

(Posted 3/23/20) Los Alamos Fully Furnished Rental, Move-in Ready, Just Bring your Suitcase: Fully furnished clean 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Executive Suite with all utilities + Dish Network + Internet paid. The rental unit has a Fireplace, Private Laundry Room within the unit with several cabinets, and a large fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), restaurants, movie theater, and Library. The unit is less than 3 miles to LANL. Private off-street Parking. The rental unit also includes Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, TV, Dining Tables (Formal and Casual), Sofa & Loveseat; Two Beds with Linens, and 2 Computer Desks. Kitchen is equipped with microwave, pots, pans, coffee maker, kitchen utensils for four. No apartment sharing or subletting is allowed. Rent is $2,000 per month with one year lease. Contact: dkay5251@gmail.com

(Posted 3/23/20) I have 2 beds and 2 baths starting on April 8th, I’m looking for a roommate, the rent and utilities bill will split in half with me, right now rent is $1300 including water and trash bill, the electric and gas bill about $35-$50 each (bill $78 in Feb). I you are looking for an accommodation, this apartment is less than a mile to the Lab and would be a great place to start. Please contact me at 469-422-3462. Please text first so I know in advance.

(Posted 3/16/20) Three bedroom, one bathroom 1/2 duplex Located in a private setting with natural surroundings on a large lot backed to Aspen Elementary school grassy field. Includes washer/dryer and fireplace. There is wood and carpet flooring with ceramic tile in the kitchen and bath. A large sun room makes a total of ~1,960 sq. ft.. No smoking please. $1,500 per month with a one year lease and $900 deposit. Brent 505 660-3804, or email:bmwnutt@yahoo.com.                    

(Posted 3/4/20) Los Alamos 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, available on a 2-bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment beginning April 15.  $1300 monthly plus utilities will be split in half.  Located near the aquatic center.  No smokers, no pets.  Please email Carlos at kye76@yahoo.com with inquiries.

(Posted 2/26/20) Unfurnished 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, half a duplex available between March 15-31, 2020.  The unit was built in 2004 and is located on 48th Street, close to Mountain Elementary School and county parks.  Two off-street parking spaces, a fenced back yard with a sprinkler system.  Central air, washer & dryer hookups.  $1,600 per month on a one year lease, 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.

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 3/26/20) FOR RENT – Available May 1, 2020. Manufactured Home with Large Built-on Addition. 7 Katarina Road, El Rancho, Santa Fe County. Looking for space and comfort close to the city?  Then this place is for you.  Available May 1st, 2020 - $1750 per month/$1500 security deposit (must sign a one-year lease).  Beautiful home in El Rancho, NM (20 minutes to Los Alamos/30 minutes to Santa Fe).  Utilities paid separately.  3 bedrooms – 2 bathrooms.  Open kitchen with brand new appliances/never been used (fridge, gas stove, microwave, dish washer).  Laundry room with brand new washer and dryer and storage space for laundry supplies.  Large built-on addition for T.V. room, gym equipment or pool table and/or work and play area for children and pets.  Just installed an energy efficient Daikin mini split for heating during the Winter months and cooling in the Summer months. This sits on .75 acre of land so feel free to plant your own garden/room for horses. Includes a covered patio on the South side for your grill and patio furniture.  Amazing views.  Landlord lives close by with private vineyard and miniature donkeys.  Private well. No smoking.  Pet deposit required.  Deposit is fully refundable minus cleaning and/or repairs at the end of the lease.  To schedule a private showing – please call or text Kevin Herrera at 505-819-9935 or email ranchosolito@aol.com.

(Posted 3/25/20) Hello! I have a beautiful adobe home located in the tranquil village of Cundiyo just 30 minutes east of Los Alamos. I am willing to work with short term or long term laboratory employees. Why spend your per-diem on a sad little hotel room when you can have a whole house! The home is fully furnished all utilities paid. Two bedroom, one bath, walk in closet extra room for an office or art room. The square footage is around 1800 with a sun room. It is on ranch property so there are animals on property. On your off time fish nearby Santa Cruz lake, Hike Santa Fe National Forest, Visit Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino or simply enjoy the peace and quiet of country living. I think the place would be ideal for a small family. Short term $2100/month furnished with utilities included (or) Also available for one year lease or longer unfurnished at $1400/month (This Includes all Utilities excluding Propane). Pets a possibility. If you are a lab employee we can forgo background checks and deposits. Email dragonleechang@gmail.com or text me at 505-501-5782 or 505-901-0457 for an viewing appointment or questions. Serious Inquiries Only!

(Posted 3/25/20) Gorgeous Fully Furnished Two Bedroom Executive Rental in Pojoaque Valley: Stunning fully furnished two-bedroom, two full bath executive rental house, loaded with Southwest charm, on almost five acres in Pojoaque Valley. Only 20-minute, traffic-free drive to Los Alamos and easy 15-minute drive to Santa Fe or 10 minutes to Espanola. Public bus stop to LANL only 250 yds away. This amazing property features two extra-large bedrooms and two full baths, extra-large living room with kiva gas fireplace, full dining room and large fully equipped kitchen featuring all new appliances. This adobe house is turn-key and fully equipped with high quality sheets, towels, dishes, cookware, washer and dryer, and too much to list. Monthly rent $2295 includes all utilities, with high speed internet and Dish network (local channels + sports pkg). Available starting 1 April through 31 May 2020. Please call for more specific details or if you are interested in viewing this amazing property. Pictures available at this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1BL_5oAkhz1RnlrbzNOdm16QlU.
Phone number: 540-455-7470. Email: aortiznav@gmail.com.

(Posted 3/23/20) Pojoaque Country Cottage. 1 bedroom, private bathroom + 'bonus room', 2 closets, 2 windows also parking space in country home offered for one person only. $700-$800 depending on dates and use. Your sunny suite includes a futon bed, couch, chair and a table used for a desk. Possibility of using furished master bedroom. This is an adobe house with lots of rooms instead of an open concept. Shared use of: kitchen, dining room, living room, parking space, washer (no dryer), wi-fi, Utiities are divided. The house is maintained by a crew, your space + linens are cleaned 1x a week. Only one person lives here, I travel or housesit 1 week + per month. There is one indoor cat who lives here, no other pets permitted. This is a smoke-alcohol-free environment, quiet and good for study. 20+ min. to LANLE-mail poppytangerine1936 for information.

(Posted 3/5/20) Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Cuyamunge/Pojoaque area approximately 25 min to the labs and 20 to downtown Santa Fe. The home is on a ½ acre of property in a quiet setting. Adobe 2,000 sq. ft. home on a ½ acre of land, courtyards, gardens, and a 300 sq. ft. fenced in dog area. Beautiful wood floors throughout, natural gas for heating, water heater, and stove. One wood burning stove and a large fireplace. Electricity is included, and natural gas is paid by renter. The property has direct access to miles of hiking and biking. The appliances are updated. Perfect spot for a family with two dogs and indoor cats. One year lease required. Asking $1900.00 per/month + deposit. The house is available April 1, 2020. Contact Chris at lclindeen@gmail.com or 505-930-0665 for more information.

(Posted 3/3/20) 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 can be seen on the adjacent side of the vineyard (just 1500' away).   Each casita is fully equipped (from coffee-cups to sheets), and include Wi-Fi plus all utilities.   Rental durations span from 2-nights to multi-month.  Currently, Casas Manzana, Nambe, la Vina & Lucky are all available.  Casa Merlot is occupied through at least May 2020.  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.   Airbnb has awarded us SuperHost status 7-Quarters in a row!  We participate in LANL’s 60-day Employee Settling-In Housing Reimbursement program, and accept the daily per-diem rate for stays of at least 1 month, 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 3/2/20) $3100/ 2 BR / 1 LOFT - 2100 sq. ft. CUSTOM BUILT HOME. Exclusive home now available for rent. Fully furnished and set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley. Just a 20-minute drive to Los Alamos and Santa Fe. Wide open views, gated entry; safe, quiet, secluded 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 of the two Master bedrooms. Large living room/dining room/kitchen with skylight and kiva fireplace. Bathroom with walk-in shower stall and a Jacuzzi bathtub under skylight. Large partially covered porch. Closed in garden area. Laundry room with stacked washer/dryer. Covered parking space. Large roof top terrace. Utilities $250 not included in rent. Contact Silvana: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com / 505-690 8383.

(Posted 3/2/20) $2100 / 2-3BR - 1400 sq. ft. - COZY CASITA. Available for immediate rent, charming 'La Casita' is set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley. Just a 20-minute drive to Los Alamos and Santa Fe. The property offers wide open views and a gated entry. It is safe, quiet, secluded and secure. Two bedrooms, spacious office room, large living room/dining room with a 3-window nook and  skylight; Kiva fireplace, bath room with shower stall, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer, private parking space, covered front and back porch. Fully furnished.  $200 utilities not included in rent. Contact Silvana: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com / 505-690 8383.

(Posted 2/28/20) 2000+ sq ft Double wide Mobile Home has 3 bedroom, 2 bath, laundry room with washer/dryer hookups, dishwasher, home has refrigerated central cooling. New vinyl flooring in kitchen, living room, laundry room, hallways and in bathrooms. House has covered porch with deck. Comes with two sheds for storage. Equipped with Vivint alarm system. $1550 per month. All utilities and alarm system must be transferred (contract agreement for alarm system has been met and can be canceled if needed).  No pets. One year lease preferred. Requires deposit, plus first and last months rent (negotiable). It's located in Pojoaque. Convenient to 285/84 which goes to Espanola, Santa Fe and Los Alamos with minimal street traffic. Less than 20 mile commute to work. Available April 15, 2020. Call or text Daniel Roybal 505-699-2991.

Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 4/6/20) Two bedroom, one bath fully furnished adobe house on one acre in Ojo Caliente, 38 miles from Los Alamos on Highway 285, 4 miles South of the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs. The house is turn key with amenities including a stackable washer and dryer, sheets and towels, a fully equipped professional kitchen, wood burning stove, central heat and heated bathroom floor. $1200 / month, first and last deposit, utilities included, credit check and direct deposit required. Two people maximum. 6 month minimum lease. steve@justrichdesign.com.  415-533-0660.

(Posted 3/16/20) 3 bedroom/2 bath home for rent north of Espanola. Kitchen, den, living room/dining room, sunroom, washer/dryer, large pantry, wood stove & fireplace, garden area plus a 300 sq. foot studio/shop. Large bathroom has shower and claw foot tub.   Asking price is $1550.00 per month (wifi, trash and water included) Gas & electric not included. Solar entrance gate for privacy. Available immediately. Please contact home owner at: 505-670-0717.

(Posted 3/9/20) A room, kitchen and bath is available. Approximately 35 minutes from Los Alamos, all utilities and wifi included. Very secure and private. $600.00 a month. Contact Rudy for more information at 505-365-3793.