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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 1/13/20) Perfectly situated across from Santa Fe’s beautiful Rose Garden Park and in a most sought after neighborhood. A 2-3 bedroom, 1 bath house just newly remodeled. 1612 sq. ft., all appliances, oak/tile flooring, large walled/fenced yard, deck, attached single-car garage. Garden maintenance provided.  Conveniently located minutes from downtown and interstate.  Within walking distance to shopping and medical services. Further details provided at (505) 983-3286.

(Posted 1/10/2020) 1 bedroom/1bath - Classic Santa Fe Style - beautiful, romantic, very private, just renovated - great location!  $1,495/month -  available now.  A lovely one-bedroom, one-bath adobe casita awaits you in the trendy  Railyard/Baca District. Casita Fayette features beautiful vintage touches, including original viga ceilings and saltillo floors.  Enjoy lovely Santa Fe evenings under your private portal.  Conveniently located, close-in to downtown Plaza and other amenities.  Walk to cafes and shops, including Counter Intelligence and Tune-up Cafe; only half a block to the Acequia walking/biking trail.  Walk or cycle to Los Alamos Shuttle.  In-unit laundry.  Off-street parking.  Gated rear courtyard.  Available immediately; 6 - 12 month lease.  Photos available upon request. Terms:  Security deposit, first and last month's rent.  Tenant pays all utilities. Will consider a well-behaved dog.  References /credit check a must. Please call, text, or email me with any questions; tell me a little about yourself and what you are looking for. Lydia Baca, 510-381-6232, lydiabaca@sbcglobal.net

(Posted 1/10/2020) GORGEOUS, FULLY REMODELED CASITA IN EXCELLENT SOUTH CAPITOL NEIGHBORHOOD!  2 bedroom/1 bath. Elegant, serene and quiet double adobe casita, on an old and charming Santa Fe street, located in an excellent South Capitol location.  A handsome portal welcomes you into an exceptionally beautiful and light-filled environment.  Casita Houghton has been fully remodeled from top to bottom, with particular attention to restoring and preserving vintage architectural details, such as newly restored viga ceilings, and hand-finished plaster walls. A large, eat-in kitchen featuring artistic talavera tile, as well as all-new appliances and countertops will encourage your culinary sensibilities.  Enjoy artistic touches throughout, such as carefully selected lighting, and a vintage leaded glass transom in the hall. There is a large walk-in closet with natural light.  French doors lead from the master bedroom to a private, flagstone patio.  Stay toasty warm throughout chilly Santa Fe winters, due to a new, state-of-the-art heating system, with area controls in each living area.  Floors have been newly refinished throughout.  Enjoy the amenities and convenience of a brand-new home, but with all of the beauty and charm of a historic Santa Fe-style casita. Walking distance to several great restaurants, as well as Trader Joe's, Pharmaca, Natural Foods, and many other shops, stores and amenities! Close to downtown Plaza.  Unfurnished; 6 – 12 month lease available.  Please call/text or email Lydia Baca, 510-381-6232, or lydiabaca@sbcglobal.net for additional information/questions.  Let me know a little about yourself, and what you are looking for.  

(Posted 1/6/20) LEASE in Santa Fe: Beautiful Aldea Townhome - 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage and Panoramic Views. Enjoy this luxury townhouse in a quiet and exclusive neighborhood with open space and walking trails right out your front door. Includes tennis courts, basketball court, clubhouse, and super convenient to downtown Santa Fe and HWY 599 for commuting to Los Alamos or Albuquerque. Please phone Kirby at 760-505-3485 for further details.

(Posted 12/19/19) $975 Monthly Fully Furnished w/ utilities & WiFi Included BLUE BUTTERFLY PRIVATE STUDIO - Full Bathroom with Tub. Located in the Rancho Viejo Neighborhood of Santa Fe, NM. The Studio/Casita features a separate walkway, entrance and patio. Lots of free parking in front of the studio. Inside you will find radiant heat, air conditioning and a lighted ceiling fan. The Studio has a queen size bed, side table with drawers, fold-out sofa, dining table which doubles as a desk, mounted Smart TV, refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee maker, electric tea kettle, spring water dispenser and a generous closet with shelves. Located a few blocks from Santa Fe Community College & Fitness Center. Just on the edge of the neighborhood you will find the Santa Fe Place Mall, The Shops at Cerrillos & Zafarano including…grocery stores, restaurants, Starbucks, movie theater, Target, Best Buy and many other shops and stores. ***Please Contact Evelyn at evelynarnold@yahoo.com (510) 205-1492. Photos and additional information at our listing on Cozy https://home.cozy.co/apply/#!/636929.

(Posted 12/19/19) Fully furnished rooms for rent in beautiful 4,000 sq. ft. family home located in Pajarito Acres (6miles from LANL).  The house is located on 5 acres of land with indoor swimming pool and access to hiking/mountain biking and rock climbing.  Walking distance to LANL Shuttle, grocery store and restaurants.  Prices vary depending on room. Rent includes all utilities, WiFi and use of full kitchen, shared livings spaces, and washer/dryer.  Bi-weekly cleaning service of all bathrooms and shared living spaces also included in rent.  Deposit required and no pets or smoking.  You can also check out our website at http://www.pajaritohouse.com to see photos of the rooms and house.  Please contact Dylan Cunnington at 424-744-0559 or email pajaritohouse@gmail.com for more details.

(Posted 12/19/19) Now Renting -  Historic 1930s 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 TERMCALL OR TEXT 505-927-1234 FOR FURTHER INFO or 301 Camino Del Sol, Espanola, NM 87532.


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

(Posted 1/27/20) 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 1/27/20) 2 Fully furnished rooms available in White Rock in a 3 bedroom 2 bath house. Close to bus line, 15-minute drive to LANL. Around the block from Overlook park. Laid back atmosphere. All utilities included in rent including internet. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, cooking utensils, shared furniture in living room and dining room, large fenced backyard, street parking. Would be a shared bathroom with other renter. Damage deposit of $100 required. Have a medium size boxer mix dog. She is very sweet but is scared of men due to being abused when young. Prefer women applicants. Monthly rent $575. Contact jer1988@msn.com

(Posted 1/27/20) GREAT OPPORTUNITY IN WHITE ROCK. Pleasant one-story townhome with large private back yard and roomy two-car garage. Tile floors. 1,600 square feet. Forced air heat. Large master bedroom, with dressing room. Second room ideal for study or guestroom. Open concept living/dining room. Two baths. Bountiful cupboard space in kitchen. Countertop gas range. On greenbelt, close to hiking trails. Quiet street. Looking for solid, long-term renters with good references and credit record. Renewable one-year lease. $1,500 per month plus utilities. Deposit $1,500. One well-behaved pet considered. Call 505-670-1308.

(Posted 1/27/20) Fully furnished room for rent in house. House is located in Western area a comfortable 15-20 min walking distance to the lab. Large yard and whole house to be shared. You would pay $500 per month for the room as well as ¼ of the utilities including internet, estimated to be about $65 per month contact Shannon Subasi shannonsubasi@gmail.com.

(Posted 1/23/20) Guest house for rent in Los Alamos:
3 bedroom 1 bath with a large study room, large living room, breakfast area, two-car garage. Washer/Dryer onsite. Kitchen is equipped with gas stove, dishwasher, new refrigerator, new microwave and new vent-out rangehood. All utilities (electricity, water, gas, trash) are included. WiFi and cable internet are included. Basic Comcast cable TV is included. One small pet is negotiable. No smoking. Good credit and clean background are required. Rental is $1650/month. If interested, please email: j_203@yahoo.com

(Posted 1/21/20) Rental Available--Los Alamos House: Move in Ready 3 bedroom and 2 bath fully furnished with all utilities paid--electric, gas, water, and trash. This house has one living room and one large family room (625 sq. ft.) equipped with a large dining table with 10 chairs and 75-inch TV. Rental also includes living room furniture with 2 sets of sofas and loveseats, one dinette, 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 Downtown Los Alamos, bus stop, restaurants, movie theater, library, and US Post Office. The rental includes washer, dryer, dishwasher, and full kitchen with pots, pans dinnerware and Weber Grill. There is a large deck with beautiful mountain views. House sharing or subletting is not allowed. Available April 25.  Rent is $3,100. with one year lease. Contact: dkay5251@gmail.com. 

(Posted 1/13/20) For Rent: Located in Los Alamos, Northern area, 2 bedroom duplex, unfurnished,  1 bathroom, laundry area with washer and dryer,  kitchen with refrigerator, stove and dishwasher, off-street parking. Quiet neighborhood, canyon lot with views of Los Alamos. $1200/month plus utilities. No pets/smoking. Available Feb. 1, 2020. Contact: Martin Crow, 505-660-4544 (cell) or 505-662-7128 (land) or email at mblcrow@comcast.net.

(Posted 1/13/20) Available Feb. 1, 2020, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other LANL postdocs/staff in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.    Full access to  fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dinning room, and sunroom), large laundry room with washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. Parking on driveway. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 minute bike ride or 5 minute drive to the Laboratory. $600 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 1/13/20) Room for rent available March 1 for $575/month. The room is in a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home located on Orange St. I rent out rooms to LANL students/interns/employees/start-ups. Rent includes utilities and internet. House has washer and dryer.  $100 refundable (cleaning) deposit to hold the room. No lease necessary. Contact Jean at pac8@losalamos.com.

(Posted 1/8/2020) Executive Rental in Los Alamos: Fully furnished 2 bedrooms, 1 1/4 bath condo in Downtown Los Alamos. Rent includes all utilities, high-speed internet and TV with cable channels. Just bring a suitcase with your clothes and your laptop! Less than 5-minute drive to LANL. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to LANL, restaurants, movie theater, library, and all of the fun events in the heart of town. The unit includes 2 beds (1 queen and 1 full size) with linens and pillows included. Furnished dining area has a dining table and chairs for four. Living room has sofa, coffee and end tables, and includes a wall-mounted TV. In-unit appliances include washer, dryer, and dishwasher. Kitchen includes pots, pans, utensils, dishes for four, microwave, and coffee maker. Included in your rent is access to the community swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, and clubhouse (Owner pays $265 per month for these amenities). The unit comes with its own designated covered parking space, just steps from the front door. Rent is $2100 with one-year lease. Contact Email: dkay5251@gmail.com.

(Posted 12/23/19) Located in White Rock, one bedroom for $900 per month (includes internet) plus half of remaining monthly utilities. Shared common spaces. Must love animals! I have two golden retrievers and one cat, all very friendly. 10 minutes from Lab. No smoking. Available February. Contact Hannah, 505-228-0193.

(Posted 12/23/19) Tesuque Rental $1200 per month for 1pp utilities included.  Turnkey Furnished Studio Suite  DETAILS: 500 square feet, attached studio suite. Queen bed, 2 club chairs, ottoman Armoire Closet 2 Side tables with drawers, full bath, kitchenette with full size fridge, toaster oven, microwave, electric skillet, and coffee maker. Deck with views, BBQ and outdoor sink, grill and 2 burners. Parking available 12/18/19. Please see website: santafeleasingspecialists.com for details and pictures. Contact: Valerie 505-990-2133 for more information.

(Posted 12/23/19) Fully furnished rooms available in White Rock/Los Alamos area. 1-minute walk to bus line, 5 to 15-minute drive to LANL. ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED in rent. Utilities include: electricity, gas, internet. Amenities include: Washer, dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, cooking utensils, shared furniture in living room and dining room, large fenced backyard, and parking space. Damage deposit of $500 required. Small pets allowed with additional $250 pet deposit and $100 rent. Monthly rent ranges from $500-$650 depending on the lease term and room type. No smoking allowed. Contact for more details: losalamosrooms@gmail.com or 762-436-6646 (texts preferred).

Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 1/22/20) STUDIO BEST SANTA FE NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. Private studio in garden setting with fenced yard and stone patio. Beautiful western views. Hardwood and tile floors, kitchenette, new Bosch washer/dryer. $1,000/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. One year lease preferred, six month lease may be possible. Contact Mary or Larry, 505-795-8774.

(Posted 1/21/20) 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-bedroom configurations and one 2-bedroom 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 WiFi plus all utilities.   Rental durations span from two nights to multi-monthly.  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 5/5-star properties can be seen within each unit’s separate VRBO listing here: https://tinyurl.com/CasitasOnTheVineyard.   AirB&B has awarded us SuperHost status seven 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 one 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 1/13/20) $3100/ 2 BR / 1 LOFT - 2100 sq. ft. CUSTOM BUILT HOME  Exclusive luxury 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 1/13/20) $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, bathroom 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 12/19/19) This is a beautiful, clean 1500-sq. ft. casita/guest house situated on my property in Tesuque, NM.  Totally private setting. About 10 minutes to Santa fe and 30 minutes to Los Alamos. Non-furnished….2 bedroom, 2 full baths, sunroom, utility room with washer/dryer, open concept kitchen/living room, with fireplace, radiant heat and brick floors. You will need an all-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive vehicle. Non-smoker, pet negotiable(yard not fenced in). $2200 month plus second deposit.  6-12 month lease. I will send photos on request. Please email tesq2013@gmail.com or call 505-988-5084. Thank you.

(Posted 12/19/19) Pojoaque Country Cottage 1 bedroom, private bathroom plus 'bonus room' in country home available January 1 for postdoc or intern.  $700-$800 depending on dates and use. Your sunny suite includes a futon bed, couch, chair and a table used for a desk. This is an adobe house with lots of rooms instead of an open concept. Shared use of kitchen, dining room, living room, washer (no dryer) and WiFi. Utilities are divided. The house is cleaned by a crew, your space plus linens are cleaned once a week. Only one person lives here, I travel or house sit one week per month. There is one indoor cat who lives here. This is a smoke and alcohol-free environment, quiet and good for studying 20-plus minute-drive to LANL. E-mail poppytangerine1936 for information. 

Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 1/21/20) Rental available. Located eight miles north of Espanola, 35 miles from the Lab.  The rent is $1000 per month and includes utilities.  Fully furnished including laundry facilities. No pets or smoking. Please let me know if you have any questions. I can be reached at 505-664-0726 or 505-614-4612 (after 5 P.M.).

(Posted 1/13/20) Adobe Casita with plenty of character and personality available late January 2020. Between Sombrillo and La Puebla in northern Santa Fe county 20 miles (28 minutes) north of Santa Fe. 23 miles (33 minutes) northeast of Los Alamos. 45 miles south of Taos. Spacious parking area.  Easy access to hiking trails in adjacent hills.  House located at the base of a 2.5 acre-property that consists mostly of a hillside adjacent to BLM land.  Hilltop has beautiful views of Truchas Peaks and the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range to the east, the Santa Cruz Valley to the south and the hilltop city of Los Alamos to the southwest. Located directly across the road from mile marker #3 on NM76. For directions in google, use: 302 NM-76, Santa Cruz, NM 87567. The house is 1.4 miles east of the intersection of NM 106 and NM 76 in Cuartelez. The house does not include washer/dryer hookups but several laundromats and dry cleaners are located within a ten-minute drive from the house. INSIDE: Ornamental fireplace in bedroom with thick adobe walls. Natural gas furnace, range and water heater. Tenant responsible for water, natural gas, electric, cable, telephone and owner pays for weekly trash removal. Previous tenants reported using the following internet or cable providers: Windstream, Verizon Jetpack, Dishnet. Windstream reports up to 12M internet speed available (call Windstream for latest capability). RECENT RENOVATIONS: New ceiling fan in master bedroom. New ceiling and paint in second bedroom. New smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detector installed. Recently replaced refrigerator and natural gas range. Recently renovated kitchen with new cabinets and tile floor. Recently passed Santa Fe County housing inspection. Photos are available at https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/7054224553.html. If you have good rental references, can pay first and last months rent and one month deposit up front and you'd like to visit this charming adobe casita, please text, call or email Floyd at 757-812-3683 or mmr151719@gmail.com to coordinate an appointment.

(Posted 1/13/20) 1 BR/1BA - Classic Santa Fe Style - Beautiful, Romantic, Very Private, Just Renovated - Great Location! $1,495/month -  Available now!  A lovely one-bedroom, one-bath adobe casita awaits you in the trendy  Railyard/Baca Distict. Casita Fayette features beautiful vintage touches, including original viga ceilings and saltillo floors.  Enjoy lovely Santa Fe evenings under your private portal.  Conveniently located, close-in to downtown Plaza and other amenities.  Walk to cafes and shops, including Counter Intelligence and Tune-up Cafe; only 1/2 block to the Acequia walking/biking trail.  Walk or cycle to Los Alamos Shuttle.  In-unit laundry.  Off-street parking. Gated rear courtyard. Available immediately; 6-12 month lease. Photos available upon request. Terms: security deposit, first and last month's rent. Tenant pays all utilities. Will consider a well-behaved dog.  References /credit check a must. Please call, text, or email me with any questions; tell me a little about yourself and what you are looking for.  Lydia Baca, 510-381-6232, lydiabaca@sbcglobal.net.

(Posted 1/6/20) Espanola house for rent: 3 bedrooms (2 queen beds; 1 double), 2 baths, plus living room, dining room, kitchen and sun room, washer/dryer, TV, high-speed WiFi. Plenty of parking in back. Fully furnished and functional. Available from January 7 to April 3. No pets. No smoking. Easy commute to Los Alamos (18 miles) or Santa Fe (24 miles). First & last month's rent. Utilities are extra, plus a $600 security deposit.

(Posted 12/23/19) 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, with 3 acres of irrigated organic farm in Lower San Pedro, (Espanola) for sale or rent starting in January 2020.  New Kitchen and one of the baths.  2250 sq. ft. 18 miles from Los Alamos, commute takes about 20 to 24 minutes to the Lab.  Rent $1400/month, additional $25 for indoor pets. Horses or goats or chickens are OK.  Sale $377K. Over 70 fruit trees--- apples, apricots, peaches, pears, cherries, plums, grapes, mulberries.  Pasture, private well, natural gas heating.      Deposits required.  Contact: David at 505-412-9050 or Janice at 505-412-9040 or email at atloxt@gmail.com.