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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).


Los Alamos/White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 2/22/21) Dear prospective tenant; we have a 780 square ft 1 bedroom, 1 bath space for rent on Walnut Street across from Aspen Elementary for 1,300/month at 3272 Walnut St. Apt AAA. Cats welcome. The space is a second floor unit. It’s spacious and nice. It has a gas fireplace, and a balcony overlooking Walnut canyon. The floor coverings are carpet in the living rooms and linoleum in the kitchen and bath. While there is not a stairway directly down to the back yard, you will have access to a shared back yard and immediate access to trails in the lovely Walnut Canyon. We ask for a 1st, last and a security deposit of $900. We look forward to meeting you! Andrew, 503 201 3914.

(Posted 2/17/21) Los Alamos Rental, Move-in Ready, Just Bring in your Suitcase: Fully furnished clean 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Executive Suite (1460 Square Feet) 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. In addition, the rental unit also includes Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, TV, Dining Tables (Formal and Casual), Sofa & Loveseat; Two Beds with Linens, and Computer Desk. Kitchen is equipped with a microwave, pots, pans, coffee maker, kitchen utensils for four. No apartment sharing or subletting is allowed. Rent is $2,100 per month with one year lease. dkay5251@gmail.com or Cell Phone: 505-412-3435.

(Posted 2/17/21) Rent $650. monthly, in a large 4 bedroom home on a quiet cul-de-sac in WR. Includes utilities, Wi-Fi, full kitchen use (pots/pans, dishes). Use of washer/dryer, shared bathroom, common areas, as well large patio and yard with available bbq. You will have your own entrance from outside. With a minimum of 6 months. First month’s rent plus $500. deposit will move you into this quiet neighborhood with hiking trails right out the door. Close to city bus stops. Shorter periods can be negotiated, but there may be an increase in rent. Must be clean, no pets & no smoking. For more information send me a DM. Julie, 575-799-9617.

(Posted 2/16/21) Rental in Los Alamos: Two-bedroom two-bath Condo on Iris Street in nice area of downtown. Fully furnished. Two queen beds with linens and towels. Furnished kitchen with a coffee maker, dishwasher and microwave. Dining area table and chairs. Living room sofa, coffee table, lamps, and TV. Washer and Dryer in the unit. Condo has a balcony, wood burning fireplace, and onsite parking. Five-minute drive to LANL. Close to bus stop. Walking distance to downtown amenities. No cats. Other pets may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Additional deposit and fees may apply. $1,900 a month. 505-927-5584. nscbackhoe@gmail.com

(Posted 2/10/21) Unfurnished 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath duplex and 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath in a four plex.  The units are close to Mountain School and county parks.  Built in 2004, two off street parking places, a fenced back yard with a sprinkler system.  Central air, washer & dryer hookups.  NO smoking and ONE dog is allowed.  Please email or call for more information about rental prices and dates. courtrightapts@gmail.com, 505-662-5430.

(Posted 2/8/21) Available: 3/6 or 4/2. Bright and quiet efficiency, downtown and on bus route. $795.00 unfurnished. Includes A/C, Wi-fi and local TV. www.casadeluz-losalamos.com . 505-662-7015.

(Posted 2/4/21) Available March 1. A cozy, one bedroom unfurnished apartment located in downtown Los Alamos. All utilities and basic cable is included. A minimum six-month lease. $950.00 per month with a $950.00 security deposit. These apartments are Wi-Fi ready for an additional cost. We have onsite laundry and are located in the heart of the business community. Shopping, restaurants and public transportation are available within walking distance. Contact information: Don Taylor, Taylor Properties, LLC, 505.690.0910, email: dontaylor417@gmail.com. Website: www.taylorproperties.net.

(Posted 2/2/21) Available Mid February: Lovely 3 bedroom 1 bath unfurnished duplex in western area with lots of amenities. Large fenced back yard.  Off street parking.  Washer/Dryer/Dishwasher/Central heat and AC. $1800 per month plus utilities/ $1800 deposit. Less than mile to LANL front gate. No smoking. Pets allowed with additional cost.  Contact RentalLosAlamos@outlook.com for more details and photos.

(Posted 2/1/21)  Available now for a one year lease. $1600 per month. $1600 security deposit. 3 bedroom, 1 full bath 1/2 duplex in great condition. Refrigerator, washer and dryer, electric range, dishwasher included. One off street parking spot, fenced back yard recently landscaped including auto sprinkler system. Large living/dining room, breakfast area in the kitchen. Pantry. Forced air heat, no air conditioning, hardwood floors except in the den which has ceramic tile. Carpet in all bedrooms. no smoking, no pets. Tenant pays all utilities. Yard maintenance required. Contact 505-690-8582 for more information.

(Posted 2/1/21) One bedroom will be available in a 2-bed, one-bath house starting from Feb. 13th. You will share the bathroom and kitchen with only one female roommate who is also a postdoc at LANL. The house was remodeled last year, and has nice new wooden floors, a fireplace and other new appliances. It is located in a quiet neighborhood near the Los Alamos airport, and is only 1-2 mins drive to Smith's and other downtown locations. The rent is $725/month, plus utilities shared between two people". Discount available for the months of February to May. One year lease preferred. Females only. The previous tenant will gladly leave some furniture for you if needed. Please text Lily at 302-290-2989 or email lzcheng@lanl.gov

(Posted 1/27/21) Available immediately. This recently carpeted and white painted 1050 sqft home boasts 3 bedrooms, a living room, dining room, full bath, furnished kitchen with range, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, 2 closed porches (front and back), washer and dryer, a fenced yard, and a one car private parking lot. This apartment home is perfectly situated in a quiet and friendly neighborhood within walking distance of both Aspen Elementary School and Villa Park. Free bus service stop at Aspen. 3 miles to LANL gate, 15 min. by free bus. If you enjoy hiking or beautiful views, the canyon and trail-head is within walking or biking distance. If you're an avid golfer, we are located just near the golf course. Minimum Lease: 12-month. Rent: $1,500 plus utilities. Deposit: $1,500. No smoking. No pets. Contact: simipope@yahoo.com; Cell: 505-412-2169.

(Posted 1/27/21) Available immediately for 6 month or longer lease.  Two bedroom/two bath condo available at Ridge Park Condominiums (cross streets: Trinity and Oppenheimer Drive).  Third floor condo with significant upgrades (maple cabinets, granite) and NO CARPET -- all Pergo or tile flooring.  Corner wood burning fireplace.  Includes washer/dryer, all kitchen appliances and portable Air Conditioner for use during the summer.  Parking is via one reserved covered parking space and ample uncovered parking.  In addition to the unit itself, tenant will have access to all community amenities including pool, clubhouse, and full exercise room.  Owner lives on-site, so if there are any issues, they can be quickly resolved.  In downtown Los Alamos close to Ashley Pond, shopping, and free bus line about 200 yards from the unit.  Lease is $1500/month plus utilities.  High speed internet (up to 200 MBPS consumer or 1 GBPS business) available. dlittle.nospam@gmail.com and cell is 505-412-3506.

(Posted 1/27/21) I have one 3000 square-foot home with multiple bedrooms (eight in total), and multiple bathrooms (five in total), and washer and dryer. The high-speed internet (250 Mbps), DirecTV Platinum Package, Netflix and utilities are ALL covered in rental payment; no additional fees will be requested or charged (other than damage and cleaning refundable deposit $600). My home is one mile from the main tech area (perfect for students, postdocs and visitors) here at LANL (TA-3), and about two miles from the grocery store (my home has plenty of cabinet space for breads, spices etc.). There is a restaurant located about 30 seconds walk from my home as well. Also, the ski hill is five minutes away by car and there are plenty of hiking and biking trails minutes away by foot. The bus stop is right outside my home (literally), starts at 6:00 a.m. and runs until 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, minus US Holiday. All rooms are furnished (bed sizes vary) with mini fridge, desk, computer chair and end tables; some rooms have additional closet space than others. Pots and pans, lines, towels, paper towels, toilet paper, soaps, washing detergent and fabric softener are all available for use at no extra charge. Feel free to bring your personal desired brands. Also, I do own two friendly Siberian Huskies; one is 7 years and the other is 1 year old. They are quiet and gentle, and other tenants have had no issues with them whatsoever. One room has a personal bathroom which I charge $750 a month; and all other rooms run $695 per month, which includes all utilities and Wi-Fi. Rooms available now; both long and short terms rental/leases available. I do require a refundable $600 damage and cleaning deposit in advance; first and last months' rent is due at time of arrival (price varies on room size), and beginning of rental term. Please contact Shane, phone 505-660-0282 or by email: stfjesusfreak@gmail.com.

(Posted 1/26/21) Master bedroom and private bath for rent in quiet two story 3-bedroom house in North Mesa Neighborhood. Property will have one LANL employee, one mature dog (no more pets allowed), and yourself. 3rd bedroom is reserved for guests and common area. Parking in driveway or on-street parking. Fully equipped kitchen, spacious common areas, washer / dryer, sunny patio, and fully fenced backyard. Conveniently located one block from the bus line and 10-minute drive to the laboratory. $1000 per month + ½ utilities. 928-607-0753, rstraight@lanl.gov.

(Posted 1/21/21) Los Alamos townhouse for rent 01 April 2021 with 2 available bedrooms and 1.5 baths and 1900 sq. ft. Spacious living area and kitchen. Large ground floor study ideal for work-from-home. Attached two car garage. Mountain Elementary school zone. Will need to negotiate use of room for storage for this reduced rate. Potentially partially furnished if desired. New washer/dryer. Near bus stop. 5 minutes to main gate. Small pet considered. $2200 per month plus utilities. No smoking. $1900 security deposit. 12 month lease. Please email: 5020cam@gmail.com.

(Posted 1/21/21) Executive Rental in Los Alamos: Fully furnished 2 bedrooms, 1 and 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 a 5-minute drive to LANL. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to LANL, restaurants, library, and all of the fun events in the heart of town. The unit includes two beds (one queen and one full) with linens and pillows included. Furnished dining area has a dining table and chairs for four. Living room has a sofa, coffee and end tables, and includes a 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. The unit comes with its own designated covered parking space, just steps from the front door. No subletting allowed. Rent is $2,100 with one-year lease. Contact: dkay5251@gmail.com

(Posted 1/21/21) 3bd / 2ba single family home located in La Mesa Trailer Park on North Mesa. Spacious double wide with open concept living, dining, and kitchen with large back yard and storage shed. Large kitchen with gas range, refrigerator, and dishwasher as well as in home washer and dryer. Recently upgraded with wood floors throughout, renovated bathrooms, and added ceiling fans. Large closets in bedrooms and large pantry in the laundry room. Swamp cooler for those summer months helps to keep the home comfortable and cool. 2 off street parking spots. Close to bus stop, dog Park, tennis court, soccer field, trails, and the horse stables. 10 minute drive to LANL gates, 8 minute drive to down town. 1 year + lease, $1,700 plus utilities which average around $110/mo. (excluding water which is included in the rent) plus deposit. Pets allowed on a case-by-case basis.  $1,200 deposit, $1,500 if you have pets. Available February 1, 2021. Contact: Ashley D’Anna ardanna34@gmail.com or 505-670-7713.  Samantha D’Anna sldanna511@gmail.com  or 505-670-1853.

(Posted 1/20/21) Available end of January 2020, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other LANL posdocs/staff in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.    Full access to fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dining 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 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Rent $650 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Shorter term rentals possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 1/15/21) Two bedroom/two bath condo available in Ridge Park Condominiums. This third floor condominium is light and bright with two separate balconies for your enjoyment. The living area boasts a corner fireplace. The galley style kitchen overlooks the living area and dining space as well as washer/dryer in the unit. The master is spacious and loaded with natural light from the sliding glass door and window. A separate vanity area is a nice feature of the master bath. You will also have access to the community clubhouse, pool, grilling area and other amenities such as assigned covered parking spots. This condo is walking distance to Ashley Pond, movie cinema and local shopping. 10 minute bike ride to Los Alamos National Laboratory as well as close to the bus line. Onsite recreational facilities including fitness center, swimming pool, recreational room, onsite mailroom with package drop off acceptance. Walking trails on site. Access to rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and out door sports nearby. This condo is available 3/01/21 for 6 or twelve month leases. Rent is $1750 plus utilities. Contact JaniceLFisher@yahoo.com if interested.


Santa Fe, New Mexico


(Posted 2/22/21) FURNISHED STUDIO APARTMENT IN BEST SANTA FE NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. COUNTRY LIVING CLOSE TO TOWN AND CONVENIENT TO LOS ALAMOS. Beautiful, private furnished studio apartment in garden setting with fenced yard, stone patio and western views. Hardwood and tile floors, kitchenette, new Bosch washer/dryer, completely equipped. $950/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. Suitable for one person. Marybeth or Larry. 505 795 8774.

(Posted 2/22/21) North side of Santa Fe.  Unfurnished charming 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath condo on the upper level with balcony. Updated, all stainless appliances, tile floors and countertops in kitchen and baths and evaporative cooling. Easy access to Los Alamos or very short drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus to Los Alamos is just down the street. There is a beautiful outdoor year-round swimming pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym, and immaculate laundry facilities. Office is staffed on weekdays. Lovely gated and beautifully maintained property. Must have good credit. Requesting first and last month's rent plus damage deposit upon move in. Rent is $1300/mo plus utilities.  Available Immediately. Sorry, no pets. For a look at great pictures of the property and information about The Reserve, log onto www.reserveatsantafe.org Contact: Joan at 505-690-9445 or joan.g.228@gmail.com

(Posted 2/2/21) North side of Santa Fe. Unfurnished charming 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath condo on the upper level with balcony. Updated, all stainless appliances, tile floors and countertops in kitchen and baths and evaporative cooling. Easy access to Los Alamos or very short drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus to Los Alamos is just down the street. There is a beautiful outdoor year-round swimming pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym, and immaculate laundry facilities. Office is staffed on weekdays. Lovely gated and beautifully maintained property. Must have good credit. Requesting first and last month's rent plus damage deposit upon move in. Rent is $1400/mo plus utilities.  Available Immediately. Sorry, no pets. For a look at great pictures of the property and information about The Reserve, log onto www.reserveatsantafe.org.  Contact: Joan at 505-690-9445 or joan.g.228@gmail.com

(Posted 1/25/21) FURNISHED STUDIO APARTMENT IN BEST SANTA FE NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. COUNTRY LIVING CLOSE TO TOWN AND CONVENIENT TO LOS ALAMOS. Beautiful, private furnished studio apartment in garden setting with fenced yard, stone patio and western views. Hardwood and tile floors, kitchenette, new Bosch washer/dryer, completely equipped. $1,000/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. Suitable for one person. Marybeth or Larry. 505 795 8774.

(Posted 1/20/21) Currently occupied by a Post Doc participant. Will be available first week in March 2021.San Mateo de Santa Fe is a few short minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza, historical districts and very close to shopping (Trader Joe, Whole Foods, Smith’s), dining, and the new arts district around Meow Wolf. Convenient in-town location with easy access to all major roads, and proximity to public transportation. This 674 sq ft 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom upstairs condo is energy star rated with luxurious appointments: Pella Windows, stainless steel appliances (fridge, microwave oven, dishwasher, glass top electric range), Hickory cabinets, slab granite countertops, dual sink bathroom lavatory, jetted tub, in-unit washer/dryer and a private patio balcony. Air conditioning and high efficiency furnace. Located in gated complex with seasonal pool, 24 hour fitness room, clubhouse, outdoor grills and 11 landscaped acres with on site complex management and landscape staff. Non-smoking complex, one dedicated parking space with additional visitor parking. Credit history, references and employment verification required. One year lease $1100.00 month, tenant pays utilities, however basic cable is included. First, last and $500 deposit required. No smoking, no pets. Serious inquiries only please. contact yolanda.rawlings@yahoo.com or 505-603-4567.


Pojoaque/Nambe/Tesuque/El Rancho, New Mexico

(Posted 2/24/21) $2300 / 2BR - 1400ft2 - COZY CASITA 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 2 bedrooms plus an office that can become another bedroom, a large living room/dining room with a 3-window nook and a skylight, plus a Kiva fireplace, bathroom 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.  $200 utilities not included in rent. Contact Silvana: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com /505-690 8383. ONLY INQUIRIES WITH PHONE NUMBERS ARE ANSWERED.

(Posted 2/2/21) Welcome to Casitas On The Vineyard, a collection of five different, fully-furnished guesthouse rentals located adjacent to a working vineyard in Nambe, located midway between LANL and Santa Fe. Each casita offers something unique in configuration and size. We offer four single-bedroom configurations and one 2-bedroom casita. Some have their own carport, and all with a southwestern adobe 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 (Casa Lucky) and the owner's home are on the adjacent side of the vineyard (just 1500 feet away). Each casita is fully equipped (from coffee-mugs to sheets), include Wi-Fi, ROKU-TV, ALL utilities, and either access to (or their own) washer/dryer. All guesthouses are NO SMOKING and NO PETS (making for an allergy-friendly environment). Rental durations span from two nights to multi-month. Pricing, pictures, availability-calendars and glowing guest reviews of these 5-out-of-5 star properties can be seen within each unit’s separate AirB&B listing here: https://tinyurl.com/CasitasOnTheVineyardOnAirbnb.  AirB&B has awarded us SuperHost status the last eight quarters in a row! We participate in LANL’s 60-day Employee Settling-In Housing Reimbursement program, and accept LANL’s 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 1/27/21) Fully furnished rental. Be the first to enjoy this newly remodeled Casita in Nambe! Absolutely charming, authentic old adobe casita located in the beautiful valley of Nambe. Centrally located between Santa Fe and Los Alamos. Right off State Road 503, only 15 minutes to Santa Fe, 20 minutes to Los Alamos! Ideal for one to 2 persons, LANL new hires/Postdocs/visitors, or transitional stays. This wonderful, private and secure, Santa Fe style home is approximately 1100 sq. ft. Large bedroom with spacious built-in closet, guest/office space, full size kitchen, clawfoot tub/shower. Authentic adobe with old viga ceilings; hardwood, saltillo, and brick flooring; gas fireplace, carport and covered patio. A real New Mexico charm! Amenities include furnishings, brand new kitchen cabinets/appliances, washer/dryer, microwave, coffee maker, cookware, dishes, and utensils, smart TV, trash removal, and wifi internet. $1900/mo includes all utilities (security deposit & $100 cleaning fee required). Photos available at:  https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-cruz-furnished-adobe-casita/7263719459.html  Contact Venessa at 505-699-3143.

(Posted 1/20/21) Adobe Casita with plenty of Character and Personality available late January/early February 2021. Outgoing tenant is a professional working for the Espanola Schools and is moving out to buy a house. Previous four sets of tenants included: a LANL Postdoc, a weaver, a college student in Santa Fe, a staff member at LANL and a couple that worked in Santa Fe.
-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 hill top 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.
-Ornamental fireplace in bedroom
-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).
-Ceiling fan in master bedroom.
-Ceiling and paint in second bedroom.
-Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detector installed.
-Refrigerator and natural gas range.
-Kitchen with new cabinets and tile floor.
-Passed Santa Fe county housing inspection.
Photos are available at  https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/santa-cruz-warm-clean-bright-adobe/7264759258.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.

Espanola/Chimayo/Medanales, New Mexico
Jemez, New Mexico