At 5100 Feet in Elevation, Albuquerque boasts many attractions for Visitors and offers an outstanding array of communities with Quality living at an affordable price tag.
Some of these sub communities on both the West Side (of the Rio Grande River) and the East Side are noted below:
Sandia Heights - Situated at the foot of the Sandia Mountains. Elegant contemporary and adobe–styled homes on one–half to one-acre lots. Natural landscaping is dominant in this area as well as great city views. Many "Sante Fe" styles homes amid southwest contemporaries.
North Albuquerque Acres - Similar to Sandia Heights. Some of the streets and roads are not paved as yet. There are good mountain and city views. Horses are allowed in some sections. Far Northeast Heights - A lovely area which includes the Tanoan Country Club and High Desert with many of the newer homes in Albuquerque. Near Northeast Heights - Many Charming homes in this area. They range from older homes near the University, 40–50 years old, to 20–40 year old homes near Wyoming Blvd. Northeast Heights - Variety abounds in this section of the city. Homes with tremendous views are found at the foothills of the mountains. Jogging/running paths are on tramway Blvd. Easy access to I- 40 and Kirtland Air Force Base. Four Hills - In this attractive neighborhood there are many of the city's larger homes. Many of these homes have city and mountain views. The Four Hills Country Club is located in the center of this area. Easy access to I- 40, Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories. Southeast Heights - This section is bordered on the south by Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories and the Albuquerque International Sunport. The Ridgecrest and University areas contain charming older homes in established neighborhoods. There is easy access to hospitals and downtown. Downtown Albuquerque - Many older homes in this area. Historic "Old Town", the museums, The Rio Grande Zoo and many other tourist attractions are located here as well as the Convention Center and office buildings. Convenient to the I-40 and I-25 interchange. Southwest Valley - Tall trees and green pastures describe the southwest valley, located near the Rio Grande River. Gardens, horses, animals, fruit tree… a distinctive rural feeling. North Valley - More tall trees and green pastures, with Rio Grande River running through it. Mature landscaping, a rural atmosphere and horses are allowed in many areas. Home Prices range from bungalows to top-end customs. Northwest Heights- This area includes Taylor Ranch, Which is a nice community of newer homes. Views of the city and mountains can be spectacular from some neighborhoods. There are many family areas. The Ladera Golf Course is great for the golfer's enjoyment. The city's newest Cottonwood Mall is located in the northeast between Taylor Ranch and Rio Rancho.
Paradise Hills-Located on the west mesa, this section of the city boasts of good city and mountain views. Paradise Hills Country Club and Golf Course is here. Easy access to Northeast Heights and I-25 via the six lane Paseo Del Norte Bridge. The Cottonwood mall is just minutes from this area.