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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 01/14/19) Very comfortable, 1,000 sq.ft., 1 bedroom/1.5 bath guest house. It is set off from the main house and so private, with its own driveway & parking.  It is located in the San Sebastian area of Santa Fe, off a quiet, dirt, dead-end road behind Cafe Fina (HW 285 exit).  It is 1.5 miles from I-25 so a relatively fast commute to LA for Santa Fe (1 hr or less).  Rent is $1,400/mo. with a $1,000 security deposit.  500 gal. propane tank shared 50/50 along with high-speed internet (Comcast).  1/3 elec.  Water included.  Pets negotiable.  No lease required with good references. 

(Posted 01/14/19) A comfortable, fully furnished condo in Santa Fe.  Current Post-Doc is vacating making it available in January. Details at https://www.zillow.com/rental-manager/properties/RT18973666_Postlets/listing. Questions to tiodane999@gmail.com or 505-363-1736.

(Posted 01/07/19) This 2 BR, 2.5 bath condo, designed by Ricardo Legorreta, is bright and spacious, with high-end finishes. Gas fireplace, private backyard, front deck, walk-in closets, excellent storage, over-sized 2-car garage, open concept kitchen-LR-DR with high ceilings and skylights. Amazing natural light. Hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless appliances. Washer/Dryer in separate laundry room. Gym, pool, and hot tub at the clubhouse. 5 minute drive to DeVargas, 10 minutes to the Plaza. No pets. No smoking. Easy access to 285/84, convenient drive to Los Alamos. For pictures: https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-fe-bright-sunny-spacious-2-bedroom/6777495181.html Please TEXT 917-805-5383 or email acmeplant@gmail.com

(Posted 01/07/19) Lovely home in Casa Solana neighborhood. Walking distance to the Plaza and the De Vargas Mall. New Kitchen, windows, furnace and stucco. Oak floors, 4 bedrooms or 3 bedrooms and a family room, 2- 1/2 baths. Can be rented furnished $2500 or unfurnished $2300. First and last month and security deposit, one year lease. pel2347@yahoo.com 

(Posted 01/07/19) 1500 sq ft, spacious, bright, immaculate 1 BR, one full bath, guest house, in private peaceful setting. Fully furnished and thoughtfully decorated. Large kitchen with dishwasher. Radiant heat, brick floors throughout with lovely carpets. Diamond finish plaster walls. Beautiful Talavera tile in kitchen and bathroom. Large closets in all rooms. Separate laundry room with washer/dryer. 3-6 month lease with possible option to renew, first and last month plus $2000 security deposit. Includes electric, water and sewer, tenant pays for heat. Spotless, pet-free, smoke free. Private parking wooden front porch surrounded by piñon trees. Hiking and biking right outside your door. This is in a desirable neighborhood behind El Gancho Fitness Swim and Racket Club on Old Santa Fe Trail. 4 wheel drive vehicle is advisable. 9 minutes to St Vincent's Hospital, 12 minutes to Presbyterian Hospital, 50 minutes easy access to LANL, 3 minutes to Harry's Roadhouse Restaurant. $2195/month, first and last and security deposit. Available January 1st 2019. Please call 505-988-5084 or 505-310-3554

(Posted 12/04/18) A 1100 sf cozy three bedroom, 1 bath furnished casita located in the South Capital area of Santa Fe.  Located within walking distance to the plaza.   Washer/dryer, air conditioning and fenced yard/patio.  Available January 1st.   $2,200 plus utilities. Contact dontaylor417@gmail.com or 505.690.0910

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

(Posted 01/09/19) Room for rent in quiet neighborhood in White Rock (8) miles from Lab.  Fully furnished bedroom.  $675.00 month.  Includes utilities, wi-fi, and pool membership in summer months. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely furnished. Washer/Dryer. Deposit $250/rental agreement. Free bus route 2 blocks from house.  No Pets.  No Smoking.  Pictures furnished upon request.  Contact Lori at 505-660-0246 or email heidiofthemountain@gmail.com.

(Posted 01/09/19) Available 5/2. Down town, upstairs, quiet efficiency apartment for 6 month lease. Furnished $845.00 with all utilities included. Wi-fi, local TV and A/C included. www.casadeluz-losalamos.com. Please contact 505-662-7015

(Posted 01/08/19) Available for rent are 2 rooms in the 3-bedroom 1350-ft² apartment. The bedrooms have queen beds, chairs, desks, and closets. The apartment includes the kitchen, dining room, bathroom, and living room. The kitchen has the fridge, gas stove, microwave, washer, dryer, and various kitchenware. Besides the closets in the bedrooms, there are three more closets and just lots of storage space. $550/month for the bigger room (ready mid-January, security deposit $275), and $450/month for the smaller room (ready now, security deposit $225). Utilities (~$60/month) are equally split among tenants. The heating and water are paid by the landlord. The landlord does NOT live with the tenants. 2 miles to the TA-3. Good to have a car, but this location has nearby bus stops served by three bus routes; the buses are free. No smoking, no curry cooking, no pets. Safe, good neighborhood, with some wildlife, next to the golf course. Please inquire by email (andrii.chyzh@gmail.com) and be able to provide a good reference or two.

(Posted 01/08/19) Two fully furnished rooms for rent in the Los Alamos Downtown area. The rent is $600 per month for six or more months. One room has a private entrance and both rooms have large private bathrooms. Both rooms have a refrigerator, washer/dryer, microwave, TV and includes WiFi and utilities. Pictures are available and inquiries can be made to nuggetsofjoy@hotmail.com.

(Posted 01/07/19) 945 Santa Clara Place - Three bedroom, one bath 1500 square feet home in very quiet neighborhood for rent now.  1 min walk to free public bus stop,  less than a mile from downtown including Smiths grocery store.  New windows in most of the house. Wood floors. Two Solar heaters reduce heat bill in winter.  Fenced yard. Off street parking. Appliances include kitchen appliances and washer and dryer;  utilities not included.  East park is next to the neighborhood. One year lease, $1650, security deposit $1650;  discount available for paying rent before due date.   No smoking and no pets. First month and security deposit due at lease signing.  For more information email ndimitru_bus@yahoo.com or text 303-905-6449.

(Posted 12/18/18) Available mid December 2018, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quite North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other LANL postdocs/staff in a friendly and quite atmosphere. Full access to brand new 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 $550 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Call 505-412-3542. 

(Posted 12/11/18) Available now. Room available in a 3 bedroom 1 bathroom duplex located on 38th St in Los Alamos. Duplex is conveniently located in walking distance down the street from bus stop, BBQ restaurant, sushi restaurant, Papa Murphy's, Gas Station(open 24hrs and has Redbox), and Video Rental Store/Cafe. Also a quick drive to the Lab and downtown area. Room is unfurnished, except for an optional full size bed. The rest of the place is furnished, including washer and dryer in unit. Big yard. $550/month rent and utilities split between tenants (water, gas, electric, internet). Living, kitchen, and bathroom will be shared with 1 tenant(myself), but hoping for an additional tenant during the summer (Reduce rent to $360/month in that case). Looking for 6 month to 1 year renter. Refundable $250 deposit and first month’s rent due upon move in. Small dogs and other well behaved pets allowed, with additional refundable $200 pet deposit. No smoking. Text 505-400-9801 or email donjheimer@gmail.com for more details. 

(Posted 12/05/18) Modern Town Home 3 bd 2.5 bath in Down Town Los Alamos. All Tile and Hardwood floors. Comfortable Livingroom with fireplace and high ceilings. Lots of natural lite through the glass door patio. Modern kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and gas range, dish washer, microwave, washer and dryer, AC and humidifier. Master bedroom is attached to an updated bathroom with jet tub and walk in closet. Downstairs bedroom also has its own bathroom and walk in closet. One car garage and two additional parking spots. Located right next to a park, Ashley Pond, and about 5-minute walk from down town and hiking/biking trails, less than a 10-minute drive to the lab. $2050 for a 1-year lease furnished with 3 beds (2full, 1 queen), dining room table/chairs, large sectional sofa and coffee table. Shorter leases are negotiable. First month’s rent and 1 month security deposit due upon signing of lease, no smoking. Available December 26th. Contact Tom at Rentinlosalamos@gmail.comfor more details and pictures.

(Posted 12/05/18) Just Completely remodeled 3 bed, 3.5 bath townhouse with 2 car garage in Ridge Park 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. Available February 1st, 2019. $2250/month. 505.500.8539.

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 01/07/19) Available for immediate rent are several beautiful bedrooms, individually furnished at 'La Hacienda'. Set on more than 17 acres of a magnificent private retreat; just 18 miles North of Santa Fe in the Pojoaque Valley. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Shared space: Extra large living room/dining room/kitchen with Kiva fireplace. Shared bathrooms. Private bedrooms. Covered front patio with table and benches at entrance to every bedroom. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer. Private parking space, Minimal 6 months rent. $100 utilities not included in rent. $700 / $1000 rental fee depending on room. Email: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com or call Silvana 505-690-8383

(Posted 11/28/18) 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, jacuzzi 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 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; 2100sqft.  $2850 incl. $250 utilities.  Regular 1-year lease, can be extended upon approval. Contact Silvana 505-690-8383 silvanaheartpath@gmail.com  

(Posted 11/28/18) Available for immediate rent, charming 'The Abode'' 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. $2050; $200 utilities included in rent. Contact Silvana 505-690-8383 silvanaheartpath@gmail.com 

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico