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Housing in Los Alamos, nearby communities

Disclaimer: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. LANS 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.

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The listings on this webpage are for long-term listings (at least six months, preferably one year minimum).

 12/5/2016: Four bedroom 1700 sq ft. house located on the Southside of Santa Fe, approximately 45 minutes from LANL. Carpet comfort in three bedrooms and the fourth has a hardwood floor which has been a healing room, with good energy and would make a great office space. Two newly remodeled bathrooms (within last 2 months). House located on a short, peaceful, well kept street with lovely, friendly neighbors. Located near Chavez Center, minutes away from SFCC, near shopping, and 2 blocks from the Arroyo Chamisa Trail. Large private yard that is easy to maintain. Custom cherry cabinetry in kitchen with granite counter top, Bosch 44dBA dishwasher, convection oven and induction stovetop, under cabinet lighting, and a nice 'easy access' pantry, two-stage Aquasana water filter, gorgeous, with lots of space for home and entertaining. Amenities: new high efficiency furnace installed November 2016; new roof installed August 2016; new water heater installed November 2016; swamp cooler; large private backyard with apple trees, strawberries, chokecherries and lovely gardens; large garage with room for one car and cabinets and counter tops for use as workshop space as well as large, deep closet for storage; high efficiency washing machine; freshly painted inside and out. Very Clean! I request a one year lease, first ($2000) plus security deposit ($2000) upon move-in. Well behaved pets are negotiable and may incur an extra cost. No smoking. Unfurnished. Utilities not included. References and rental application required. I am open to an option of rent for purchase, after one year lease. Available mid-December. View photos at  Contact Teresa Musial via email: 12/5/2016:

12/5/2016: Los Alamos Rental: Fully furnished 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Executive Suite with all Utilities Paid.  Clean Rental Unit with Fireplace and a private fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views. One mile to Downtown Los Alamos and less than 3 miles to Los Alamos National Laboratory. Private Parking. Rent includes all utilities and Cable with TV. In addition, the rental unit also includes: Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, TV, Dining Tables (Formal and Casual), Sofa, Beds with Linens, and Kitchen Utensils for Four. Rent $1,680 with lease. Contact Information: or 505-412-3435.

12/5/2016:  Rooms for rent  Available December 1, 2016 in White Rock NM. Furnished rooms for rent in nice three bedroom, 1.5 bath White Rock ranch style home with a quiet, shady landscaped backyard, covered patio.  Comfortable rooms each with individual closets, shared with one other posdoc and the owner (occasionally) in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere.   Full access to a nicely remodeled kitchen, living room with flat screen tv, dining room, and covered patio, separate laundry room with washer/dryer.  Parking in driveway. Conveniently located three blocks from the LA Transit bus stop, 10 min walk to Smiths grocery store or the library, 10 min drive from the laboratory, restaurants are also within 10 minute walking distance. Rent is $600 per month includes all utilities, internet, and use of kitchen, laundry and common areas. Perfect for a professional.  No pets and no smoking inside the house. First month and a $500 damage deposit due on move in.  Available Dec1, 2016 . Please call or txt. (505) 709-0230.

12/1/2016: 2400 sq. ft. Santa Fe style house for rent in El Rancho. 15 minutes to Los Alamos.  Four bedrooms, 2 baths, walk in closets.  Vigas, skylights, pellet stove and jacuzzi tub.  Situated on 1.5 acres. Pojoaque school district.  $1200 per month.  $800.00 deposit. Pets allowed.  No smoking. Unfurnished. Contact or call 505-455-7272

12/1/2016: In law unit consisting of bedroom, sitting room and private bathroom.  Shared kitchen and laundry facilities.  Located a little over a mile to LANL and bus stop is around the corner.  Close to tennis courts, trail head and downtown.  House is in residential area. Family consists of 4 including 3 children.  Pets in the house but they don’t use the in law unit which we are keeping pet free. Will be available after Dec 17th.  Rent is $650/month including utilities and wifi. Contact Michelle at 505-500-5738 or email for pictures or to see the place.

11/30/2016:  $600/month furnished. Room for rent in house with 3 bedroom/2.5 bath. Two rooms and one full bath upstairs, which be shared if both rooms are occupied. Half bath downstairs is always free. Room includes bed, dresser, table, desk, and office chair. Looking for long term, but short term negotiable. 150 Mb internet. Washer/dryer. All inclusive. Please call 602-327-2377

11/29/2016:  2 bedroom, 1 bath duplex.  780 sq. ft.  Nice neighborhood, walking distance to the Lab and the Hospital, 1 ½ miles to downtown.  2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop.  Newly refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted inside and out.  Very clean!  Large fenced backyard with large storage shed.  Stove, refrigerator and washer/dryer included.  Off street parking.  No smoking.  1 yr. lease.  $850.00 per month + 850.00 damage deposit.  Utilities not included.  Available Mid December.  Call 505-500-6066.

11/29/2016:  Los Alamos (White Rock) 4 bedroom House - Nice and Roomy, 1.75 baths, 1 car garage, 1429 square feet, Fenced back yard, Eat in Kitchen, nice sized bedrooms, wood burning stove, No smoking and pets negotiable – $1400 plus utilities and one month security deposit is required. Available January 15th. Please call 505 709 8783

11/18/016: Fully Furnished Executive Condo Available December 1. Condo is 2BR, 1 BA plus extra vanity area, walk-in closet, balconies off master bedroom and living room, ground floor corner unit. Fully furnished includes linens, dishes, cookware. Condo has washer, dryer, dishwasher, side-by-side fridge, built-in microwave, wood-burning fireplace, covered parking space. Common areas include club house, workout room, outdoor swimming pool, grilling area, rose garden. Close to downtown, Laboratory, Medical Center, public transportation. No pets, no smoking. $1200 per month includes water, refuse, grounds maintenance. Lease with deposit and first month required. Call or text Jolyn at 629-3520.11/16/2016:  Ridge Park Condo, 2 BR, 1+ BA, fully furnished, including linens, dishes and cookware. Condo has fireplace, washer, dryer, dishwasher, built-in microwave, side by side refrigerator. Common areas include club house, workout room, grill area, rose garden, outdoor swimming pool. Close to Downtown, Laboratory, Medical Center. $1200. Available December 1. Please call 505-629-3520.

11/15/2016:  Room for rent in tranquil northern Santa Fe townhome. Unfurnished private bedroom with full private bath across the hall. $650/month plus half utilities (w/s/t/g/e/wi-fi= about $100-150). $325 deposit + $40 application and credit check with local Santa Fe property management company. Month-to-month occupancy or longer term options available. There is off-street parking, a large back patio with views, wet bar, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, fully stocked large kitchen (including dishwasher), full-sized washer and dryer in designated laundry area and plenty of extra storage in the attached garage. Fast and easy access (less than 5 minutes) onto Hwy 84/285 N and right behind Fort Marcy Park for an easy 35-40 minute commute to LANL. Walking distance to the historic Santa Fe plaza, parks and trails. View photos at: Contact: Cathy Jo Beecher 505.309.1919 if interested.

11/15/2016:  10/1/2016  TWO BEDROOM FURNISHED ALL INCLUSIVE FLAT IN LOS ALAMOS AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1.  This lovely furnished duplex has been home to many happy professionals.  It has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom upstairs, living room, dining room and kitchen downstairs.  All utilities including gas, electric, water, sewer, trash and hi speed internet and cable tv are included in one monthly fee.  All furniture including dishes and linens are also included.  Washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave also included.  It is move in ready and very clean.  Monthly rental fee inclusive of all the above is $1700. USD.  A $500. deposit for security, cleaning, and lease adherence is payable  with acceptance of Rental Application.  Location is in a quiet neighborhood 10 minutes from LANL Administration and also shopping area.  The house is on a canyon lot with phenomenal views of the Jemez Mountains to the north and west.  No pets and No smoking in or out.  Unfurnished is not an option.  Contact number is 505.412.3039  Please leave a message and email address to send Rental Application to. 

11/14/2016: A beautiful three bedroom, one bath condo located in the south capital area of Santa Fe. Enclosed courtyard and walking distance to downtown Santa Fe. Washer and dryer included. $2100 Per Month, Six month minimum. Contact: Don Taylor

11/14/2016: A Charming two bedroom, one bath 800 sq/ft half duplex located in the South Capital area in Santa Fe. Walking distance to downtown. 1100.00 per month, six month minimum lease. Contact Don Taylor. don@dontaylorscom. 505.690.0910

11/14/2016:  Available early January 2017 – Santa Fe, NM. Historic adobe house in Eastside Santa Fe compound near Canyon Road. Furnished house with 1BR + den + studio/office, approximately 1200 sq ft.  Idyllic setting in Webster Compound off of 634 Garcia St., in historic eastside Canyon Road neighborhood.  20-minute walk from Plaza.  Thor Heyerdahl wrote “Kontiki” while living in this house.  Kiva fireplace in living room, skylights in almost every room.  Fully furnished but no television or dishwasher.  Owner is former Lab scientist who is now a university professor in California.  No pets, no smoking.  Rent $1200/month + utilities. Photos at  E-mail:

11/14/2016: Los Alamos 4 bedroom House for Rent in White Rock (just 10 minutes away) – $1400 plus utilities and one month security deposit is required. Available January 15th. Please call 505 709 8783.

11/07/2016:Santa Fe Room for Rent: Convenient Location, Share bathroom, kitchen and laundry. Clean and peaceful.  Non-smoker.  Available now.  One person occupancy only.  Furnished.  $550. includes utilities & Wifi. Maria: 505-986-9916

11/07/2016:  Available Now - Los Alamos, NM. Furnished bedroom/shared bath in White Rock home. Full use of common areas including well appointed kitchen, and washer/dryer. Beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Walking distance to free county transit, hiking trails and climbing crags. $600 per month includes all utilities, Wi-Fi, linens, off-street parking and all the affection you can handle from Karma, a 20 pound hypo-allergenic cock-a-poo. Non-smokers only.

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