Nestled below the beautiful Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque is an ideal location in which to enjoy the outdoors as well as a host of cultural activities. Festivals, museums, Old Town and the arts make this city a fine place to raise a family and have fun. Affordable Albuquerque homes put you in a community that values tradition, family and an active and relaxed lifestyle. Close to the exciting city of Santa Fe, the city combines thriving businesses with sunshine, fine shopping, restaurants, outdoor fun and majestic scenery.
Architecture found in "Duke City" homes often reflects its Southwest heritage. Albuquerque homes feature abundant Spanish architecture as well as other styles. Such details as kiva fireplaces, tile floors, patios and porches are found. Condos, town houses, single family homes and vacant land are all options here. Diverse neighborhoods offer nature, proximity to the Rio Grande or Sandia Mountains, good schools and shopping at small stores or major retailers.
You will have a front row seat to the Balloon Fiesta, an annual event that fills the sky with an array of colorful balloons of all shapes and sizes. A full week of activities surrounds the festival; it is a fun event for everyone.
Places to go within the city are the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, where a full range of events are happening year round. The BioPark Zoo has more fun events and a train; view feeding of the animals and more. Historic Old Town is the place to take your family for dinner, or just browse the shops for the feeling of Old Albuquerque. With its hidden winding brick paths and quaint shops and restaurants, Old Town will delight family and visitors.
Hiking the Sandia Mountain area is just one of the outdoor activities; the scenic Bosque offers guided nature tours. Rafting, tubing, skiing, stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, biking numerous trails, fabulous golfing and more are found here. The Sandia Golf Course, right in town, offers tournaments and greens beneath the scenic mountains. Skiing is a popular sport in the area, with a choice of the Sandia Mountains or a short drive to the mountains of Santa Fe. Visit the Petrogylph National Monument or hike the Paseo de la Mesa Trail. Film, galleries and theater are a major part of the downtown area which features art walks, festivals and performances for free. Surprise visitors with a delightful trip up the mountain on the tram; fabulous views of the city lights can be seen; moreover, one can deliciously dine above the city.
We can help with all your relocation and real estate needs, from finding nearby schools to map views of the area and accessibility to travel. With the cost of living in Albuquerque below many other major cities, real estate in the area is a great investment in lifestyle. Browse our site or contact us and find out how we can assist with all your relocation needs to this fabulous city.