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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 08/19/19) Large second bedroom available for rent in a two bedroom/one-bathroom 1,000 square foot home.  $800 includes all utilities, high-speed internet and washer/dryer access.  Great location! North end of Santa Fe off West Alameda street.  Easy access to 285/84 and 599, or the NMDOT blue, red and purple bus lines - a 45 minute drive to Los Alamos.  Ample off-street parking, very quiet residential neighborhood, and direct access to the River Trail from the property are just a few perks.  House has hardwood floors, large windows and a fireplace.  One well behaved/trained pet could be considered, with further deposit. Looking for:  a clean, respectful, financially stable professional or student to rent the second room.  House is shared with one person who is equally quiet, clean and respectful, a mid-30’s female professional -- non-drinker, non-smoker.  Please no drugs, no alcohol, no smoking.   Would hope to meet in person to see if it’s a good fit.  Available September 1st, references required.  Please write to DE.for.CL.12@gmail.com and tell me about yourself.

(Posted 08/15/19) Newly constructed 2 bedroom, 2 bath loft/condo in Santa Fe at the River Trail Lofts on West Alameda (nearest cross street is Calle Nopal). Brand new appliances, radiant heat flooring and tons of natural light throughout. Loft space would make a perfect den or home office. Private and enclosed gravel yard with aspen trees and ample space for garden boxes. Pets welcome are welcome. The community has private access to the Santa Fe River Trail which for an easy walk or bike ride downtown. Also walking distance to the Solana Shopping Center which is home to many businesses (La Montanita Co-op, Betterday Coffee and Thrive Yoga to name a few). Great community and easy commute to Los Alamos. One year lease $2200/month plus utilities. For more info and photos, please visit: santaferivertraillofts.com or call 505-984-1921.

(Posted 08/12/19) Classic, traditional adobe on Santa Fe's lovely Eastside. Partially furnished with new kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, office space, library, and fireplace. Washer/dryer. No AC. Serene mountain views, garden, generous parking, and covered portal. Walking distance to Museum Hill, St. John’s, School of Advanced Research, Canyon Road and the gorgeous Arroyo Chamiso Trail System.  One Year minimum.   $2,500.00/month, plus $200/month for Wi-Fi/Utilities.  $2,500 Security Deposit.  Available September 1st. Contact Nancy Avedisian. Plaza Realty Inc. 505 690-8682.  Visit www.SFPlazaRealty.com to fill out guest card and request a showing.

(Posted 08/12/19) 9 month rental from September 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020. $1,700 per month plus gas and electric bill. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, very private, multiple outdoor living spaces, minimally furnished. Peaceful rural setting, one block to the Santa Fe River Trail off of West Alameda in Santa Fe, and 5 minutes to the Plaza by car. Please contact Stephen at kdfgroat@verizon.net or 908-217-3857.

(Posted 08/12/19) Available August 12th. Great condo with Luxury Appointments including a gym and seasonal outdoor pool! Large one bedroom condo (875 sq. ft.) with huge walk in closet, 1.5 bathrooms, skylights, nice balcony at The Alameda on Vegas Verdes. Urban living with amenities galore - convenient location, secured entry to building, gated parking and elegant community spaces for residents. Nice views of the San Pedro/Sandia Mountains and great sunsets over the Jemez. I have plenty of wall decor, linens, dishes, etc. and I can provide these as needed. Features: One large bedroom, one full & one Half bath. Computer nook. Wood, slate tile and carpet floors. 2 skylights. Gas cooking, built-in microwave. 8 ft. doors, vigas, gas fireplace, refrigerated A/C, washer/dryer, west facing balcony on 3rd floor. Fitness room, pool & BBQ area. Lots of common areas for gathering and even entertaining with reservation. Full daytime manager. Secured Entry. 2 parking spaces, gated parking area, elevator access to floor. Lease term negotiable. No smoking, no pets. Furnished. $1,300 per month + utilities, or $1,550 including utilities. 1st, Last and Security Deposit. Call 505-982-9612.  Please leave message - I will get back to you.

(Posted 07/18/19) $1,400/month. 1 bedroom/1 bath, 650 sq. ft. Cute one bedroom house for rent in a great neighborhood off Agua Fria.  Within walking distance to Park and Ride bus stop or 40 minute drive to LANL. Off street parking for two vehicles and a small fenced yard.  Renovated kitchen and bath including new appliances and flooring.  New HVAC heating and cooling system.  Centrally located to Santa Fe's arts and entertainment - Railyard Arts District, Farmers Market and the Plaza. Contact Jason at 505-259-0295.

(Posted 07/16/19) A charming two-bedroom one bath 1150 sq. ft. home located near Frenchys Field in Santa Fe--between the Plaza and the Siler Arts District.  Quiet neighborhood with easy access to Agua Fria Street. A 40-minute drive to Los Alamos.  The Park & Ride bus is less than 10 minutes away.  Pueblo-style house with brick floors, viga ceiling, kiva fireplace and an outdoor patio with a fenced-in yard.  Off street parking.  Partially furnished. Will be available Sept 1, 2019. One-year lease required. $1450 per month including electric/water with a $1450 security deposit. Contact: kaysied@gmail.com or 828-713-4202 

Jemez, New Mexico
(Posted 08/06/19) 1,000 sq. fe. furnished A-frame in Jemez Springs - La Cueva (peaceful quiet forested mountain area near lake, hot springs, soda dam, and historical sites) 29 miles from LANL. Futon on main floor and beds upstairs. Perfect for doctoral student/studies or professional. $850/month 12 month lease (electric, water, propane included) or $900/month for 6-mo lease. First month rent and equivalent amount (as security deposit) due at move-in.  Please note: city road is plowed in winter but 4-wheel drive is advised due to terrain. Call/text John at 512-636-1467 or email Amber at Amberk9192@icloud.com
Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 08/19/19) Available mid September, 2019, 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 biking or 5 minute drive from the laboratory. Asking $575 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 08/19/19) Newly remodeled furnished 3 bed, 3.5 bath Downtown townhouse with 2 car garage with deck views overlooking beautiful Los Alamos canyon. Walking distance to Ashley Pond, movie cinema and local shopping. 10 minute bike ride to Los Alamos National Laboratory. All bedrooms are en-suite with full bathroom/shower. Living room has a cozy wood fireplace with 3 viewing decks. Onsite recreational facilities including fitness center, swimming pool, recreational room, onsite mailroom with package drop off acceptance. Dog park and walking trails on site. Access to rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and out door sports nearby. Availability to be discussed. No pets allowed. $2,500/ month plus utilities. Contact Joe 505-927-2949.

(Posted 08/15/19) Two rooms available in a three-bedroom, three bath home in White Rock beginning August 25. Bedroom 1 is the master and has its own bathroom, walk-in closet, and is $900/month. Bedroom 2 shares the bathroom with one other tenant (also a post-doc) and is $800/month. A powder room is also available on the first floor. There are covered carport parking spaces, in unit laundry, and air conditioning. An outdoor storage shed is also available for tenant storage. House is furnished, however tenant will have to furnish their bedroom. Utilities are split 1/3 per bedroom. House is pet friendly. For more information and photos please email Josh at maruchanil1@gmail.com.

(Posted 08/07/19) One big bedroom is available from Sep 1 or can be available earlier. Rent is $800 per month including all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, washer and dryer,  and use of full kitchen.  The room is furnished with a queen-size bed, dressing tables, desk, and a chair, and big walk in closet.  It is located in a private residence. Walking distance to free county transit and 5 minute drive to LANL. A stay of one year is preferred.  Security Deposit is one month's rent.  For more information and photos, please email:  mathiewfu@gmail.com  

(Posted 08/06/19) Apartment space available. $1,200 a month including all utilities. Available starting October 1. Fully furnished. Space has a bedroom, living room, bathroom, and kitchen with a separate entrance from the main house. The location is 1152 41st St. Los Alamos, NM, approximately 20 min walk to TA-3. Please email Casey at Shoemaca@colorado.edu or call at 720-530-9301 or 505-551-2650

(Posted 08/06/19) Available September 22nd: 1 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house. The room shares a bathroom. $800/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants (3 tenants already rent rooms). $750 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit very close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

(Posted 08/05/19) House share available immediately. Located on upper Ridgeway Drive, in a lovely neighborhood. Furnished bedroom with double bed, closet, bureau, small desk, shelves, bedside table. Full use of house. Shared bathroom, washer/dryer, large patio and backyard, off-street parking.$800.00 per month includes rent, utilities, internet, and some household items. No smoking, tidy. Contact Rebecca rebecca.eaton51@gmail.com or 505-699-3808

(Posted 08/05/19) Room for rent starting August. 15. The rent is: $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 07/26/19) Available end of August, fully furnished room with newly renovated shared bathroom for rent in beautiful 4,000 sq. ft. family home located in Pajarito Acres (6 miles from LANL).  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.  Rent is $900/month and includes all utilities, Wi-Fi and use of full kitchen, shared livings spaces, and washer/dryer. Please contact Dylan Cunnington at 424-744-0559 or email pajaritobandb@gmail.com for more details.  You can also check our website www.pajaritobb.com for pictures of the property and rooms.

(Posted 07/26/19) Available September 1st, newly renovated large bedroom with private bathroom.  Fully furnished room for rent in beautiful 4,000 sq. ft. family home located in Pajarito Acres (6 miles from LANL).  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.  $1200/month includes all utilities, Wi-Fi and use of full kitchen, shared livings spaces, and washer/dryer. No pets/smoking.   Please contact Dylan Cunnington at 424-744-0559 or email pajaritobandb@gmail.com for more details. You can also check out our website www.pajaritobb.com for pictures of the house and rooms.

(Posted 07/26/19) Fully furnished bedroom with attached bathroom.  Private or Shared Rooms Available.  Shared kitchen/dining, washer/drier, parking included. My wife and I are accepting applications for short and long term renters, with leases beginning Fall 2019.  Perfect for corporate, lab, or extended stay rentals.  Lots of great canyon hikes, a short walk or bus ride to all that downtown Los Alamos has to offer. The rent includes full furnishings (bed, bedding, fridge, cutlery, toaster, etc.), utilities (trash, electricity, heat, AC, water), high-speed internet connection, washer and dryer access, and elegant furnishings (must see photos). We are 7 minutes free bus ride to LANL.  Bus stop is 1 min walk away. For photos see SIVILLC.com.  Lease: $700/month. Half a month of rent required as refundable damage deposit. No pets, no smoking. Contact Nicholas Seet at nik@seet.com or 310-770-6450

(Posted 07/25/19) $650 a month—available Aug. 30—includes a fully furnished bedroom in large house near to Lab (1 mile walk). All utilities, wifi, washer/dryer, dishwasher, parking included. A really nice place with good roommates (3), two bathrooms, and a wood stove for cozy winter weekends. Looking for someone who can add some character to our environment and likes movies, fire pits with marshmallows, healthy discussions, and sense of humor. Contact Ann at 505-500-6928 (text preferred) or email axr@lanl.gov. Pictures on request. (I can provide contact info for roommates so you can contact with questions.)

(Posted 07/23/19) Furnished rooms available Los Alamos house. 2.3 miles to the lab/on the bus stop. Two rooms available. Large master bedroom with king-sized bed and huge closet. Comes with small, detached private half-bath. Rent is $775 plus 1/3 of utilities/internet (averages $125 a month). Smaller corner bedroom with a twin bed and two nice windows. Rent is $650 a month plus 1/3 of utilities/internet (averages $125 a month). Both rooms have hardwood floors and include a desk, chair, shelf, side table, linens, fan, etc. Room rental includes use of living room, kitchen, shared main bathroom, washer/dryer, and backyard. Looking for a long-term renter (through May or August 2020) who wants a nice, quiet room in town. Available early to late August. Email karirado@yahoo.com or call 970-456-5658.

(Posted 07/22/19) 4 bedroom/2.5 bathroom energy efficient, modern (2011 build) home on a canyon with fenced backyard. Trails begin outside back gate.  2400 sq. ft.  Quiet cul-de-sac. Large one car garage. Ten minute walk from Aspen Elementary school. Nearby bus stop. Rent $2,800. Email Chris at cmyeager12@gmail.com

(Posted 07/16/19) Available Sept 9, 2019. Lovely furnished duplex with lots of amenities: Large backyard, two bedrooms, one office, one bathroom, galley style kitchen, dining/living room, enclosed sun porch with washer/dryer.  New energy star rated windows throughout house.  Off street parking.  Xeriscape front yard. Located on Trinity drive with town shuttle bus stop out front of house. Walk or ride bike to LANL. No smoking. One-year rental agreement preferred. References (of previous landlord or property managers) and $1,500 damage and cleaning deposit are required. Rent $2000 a month.  Contact: RentalLosAlamos@outlook.com

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 08/05/19) 2,100 sq. ft. / $2,800/month. Now Available! 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 currently available for immediate rent. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Built with the finest natural materials, this adobe home has a partially covered front terrace, a large roof deck, 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 front entrance. 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. Fully furnished; $250 utilities not included. Please contact silvanaheartpath@gmail.com to set up appointment for viewing or with any question you might have or call Silvana 505-690-8383

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 08/12/19) 2 bedroom one bathroom Ranch Home for Rent in the beautiful Chimayo, approximately 1 mile from El Santuario de Chimayo, .5 miles from Rancho de Chimayo Restaurant, 7 miles from Santa Cruz Lake. $1,200.00 month. Fully furnished/large bathroom with shower. Washer and dryer in large utility room. Exercise bike. 15 minutes to Espanola (park and ride). 35 -40 minutes to Santa Fe and Los Alamos. Gated. Private Entrance. Fenced Large yard. More yard for planting. Pets yes, min of one (need to discuss) non-refundable pet deposit $250.00. $25.00 pet rent. Fireplace. Wood flooring throughout house no carpet. Surrounded by fruit trees. Year lease available. First and last month rent due. Background check on lessee(s). $45 non-refundable application fee per applicant. Rent includes trash and 1 covered parking. Second covered parking can be purchased for $25.00 month, or Non covered for $10.00 up to (4) cars. Must get renters insurance. Trash and sewer included. Tenant responsible for electric, water and internet service. Tenant can put name under utilities or pay Landlord. Decided at lease signing. If you are interested please send email to ava@valornet.com  to include your  number and I will call you.

(Posted 08/07/19) Adobe-Stucco House for rent located in Chili, New Mexico. This beautiful home is 10 minutes from Espanola, 45 minutes from LANL or Santa Fe.  Home has been updated to include second story with a large bay window as well as balcony. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, large kitchen and living room with laundry facilities connections included. For more information please email or call Pete or Emily Maestas at 505-753-4893. Other Details: No Pets. Electric stove. Large yard and Fruit trees. 6 month lease minimum. Deposit $450. Monthly Rent $850. Utilities not included except for water.

(Posted 08/06/19) Two bedroom, one bath casita for rent. Washer, dryer and full use kitchen. Kiva fireplace. Two car parking. First and last months rent required. $300 cleaning deposit. $750 per month. Not including utilities. No smoking and no pets. Contact Cathy at 505-927-2786 or Gene at 505-927-8211 for more information.

(Posted 08/05/19) Location: Los Luceros in the village of Alcalde on the La Tierra Farm. I have 2 rooms with a private bath available in my home. Furnished. Shared space includes kitchen, family room, screen porch & deck, living/dining room. Includes sunroom, washer/dryer, internet and Wi-Fi, TV with Dish, Electric, well water, and garbage pickup included. Quiet and very private. The only other person living in the house is Marie. $600.00 a month. Photographs on request. 30 minute drive to Los Alamos. Please contact Marie Markesteyn at 505-852-4455 or 505-927-3642

(Posted 08/05/19) Now Renting, Historic 1930's gated, adobe building, hard wood floors, antique steam heaters.  Refundable cleaning, damage, security deposit required. 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 room. Private kitchen. Large Living Room. Dining Area. Private Parking, Private bathrooms. Call or text 505-927-1234 for more information.

(Posted 07/17/19) Available in August. Master Bedroom - Unfurnished- $1400/month- This room has own private entrance and private patio with a lavish grape vine, as well as a Private living space in addition to the bedroom. This living area can be furnished with mini fridge (or you can bring your own full sized one) and microwave. A single countertop electric burner can be set up in the kitchen area if you do not want to share the kitchen (you must provide your own). LOTS OF STORAGE. Master bathroom with double sinks, and walk in closet. (ALL Utilities INCLUDED -water, electric, gas, trash, internet, as well as private area Heating and Air Conditioning!), $1200 damage deposit refundable upon departure conditions, $300 non-refundable deposit + $150 non-refundable pet deposit if applicable. (Room is stock photos from purchase in November 2018 as it is currently occupied). Additional Features - 2700 sq. ft. home on 1.5 acres in Santa Cruz/Espanola - Great views and great location. Shared space would include the kitchen, the 2nd living room with fireplace, access to Washer & Dryer, and upgraded 4-car garage. The garage is set up to be a shared craft or activity room for exercise equipment and has electric access in the floor. Back patio with a fire pit (in addition to the Private Patio). Property has a secure fence with electric gate for access. The property is within walking or biking distance to the La Puebla Recreation Center for the avid outdoors enthusiasts. Spacious plot of land with a great view of the mountains and plenty of parking. You will need your own form of transportation but it is only a 31 minute commute to Los Alamos. There is a public transportation center 6 minutes away that will help you avoid LANL Parking! (30 minutes to Los Alamos, 28 minutes to Santa Fe, 1 hour 21 minutes to Albuquerque, and 12 minutes to Espanola/Walmart.) Prefer 6 month lease or longer. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. TanyaLJackson37@gmail.com  505-414-5717 Photos available at https://santafe.craigslist.org/roo/d/santa-cruz-enormous-space-approx-1300sq/6932418444.html