Located north of Albuquerque and along the banks of the Rio Grande, Corrales has a lot to offer new residents, including a warm and sunny climate, easy access to the city, and a community that is fighting the good fight against encroaching urbanization.
For those in search of Corrales homes for sale or other local real estate, the value of homes here is currently on the rise, recovering well from the recent economic turbulence. Homes in the area range between $190,000 and $1,500,000 with the median home price coming in at about $490,000. Real estate and land lots in the area has a market-value of about $120,000 per acre of land.
In terms of architecture, Corrales homes for sale favor several popular styles, including Mission, Adobe or Santa Fe, craftsman, and ranch. Buyers have their choice of many different home sizes; however, houses that include three to five bedrooms and three or four baths are not uncommon in the community. Two bedroom homes are quite rare and tend to be somewhat older properties. Single-story floor plans are popular here, but two-story homes are available as well.
For families moving to the area, children attend schools that are a part of Albuquerque Public Schools, including Corrales Elementary, Taylor Middle, and Cibola High School. Parents whose children attend these schools tend to give them high ratings, plus the school receive top marks in terms of academic quality.
The kids will also enjoy the playground at La Entrada Park, which offers a variety of well-maintained equipment, while their parents can take in the regular Art in the Park events that are held there.
Not only for avid golfers, the nearby Chamisa Hills Golf and Country Club offers the opportunity to enjoy brilliant greens and fairways in a desert setting. Chamisa Hills provides players with 27-holes of challenging, championship level golf. Tennis is also available here.
For an enjoyable excursion, Corrales Winery is located in the community and opens their a tasting room several times each week to receive guests. The winery also offers wonderful views of local scenery, especially the Sandia Mountains.
Many residents commute to nearby Albuquerque, located an easy-to-drive twenty-five minutes south of the community, primarily along I-25. There, they can enjoy the big city amenities, including shopping and cultural attractions, and return home to the quiet and comfort of Corrales. The community is also convenient to Rio Rancho to the west and Bernalillo to the north.
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