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Housing in Los Alamos and 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.

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).


Santa Fe, New Mexico
Jemez, New Mexico

(Posted 9/8/2017) 2 bedroom 1 bath house for rent in the Jemez; peaceful area with many private acres to stroll. Located in a red rock mesa top setting with stunning views of the Jemez River bosque and Guadalupe Mesa. Great hiking in nearby Santa Fe National Forest. Two story house features passive solar, wood beam ceilings, tile floors, wood stove, w/d, fast internet available. Bedrooms open onto balcony with panoramic views. Safe neighborhood. Close to small grocery store, health clinic and schools. Scenic one hour drive through national parks to Los Alamos; easy commute to Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Albuquerque, Santa Fe or convenient access to public transport on Route 4 (10 minute walk). 1 year lease, flexible start date from mid October 2017. Rent furnished/unfurnished. $1200 per month, 1st and last and $600 damage deposit. Utilities not included. Email carolmeine@gmail.com or call/text 505 490 0275 and leave message to arrange time to view.

Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 9/21/2017) 2400 square foot three bedroom house with 2 baths. It has vaulted ceiling with wood beam. Is on canyon lot with 270 degree view of county forest with nice views of the canyon.  Direct access to the Los Alamos trail system. It is two blocks from the Los Alamos transit bus stop.  Has large country kitchen with dining area,  a formal dining area, a sunken living room with fire place, a upstairs living area with television, an upper deck with a hot tub, lower deck with natural gas Weber grill right off kitchen, nice lawn with sprinkler system, very private stone patio with stone wall and fire place.  Has a brand new washer and dryer. It is completely furnished. Includes high speed internet and direct tv. It is a beautiful property that must be seen. Contact Herb at 505-469-2110. Or herbfrydrd@gmail.com

(Posted 9/21/2017) Room for rent in a single family home in White Rock available immediately. Excellent for a LANL intern/student. $550 per month includes shared bathroom, private room, all utilities, internet, access to washer/dryer and kitchen. No smoking and no pets. Contact Andrea at 713-505-2203

(Posted 9/21/2017) White Rock. Roommate in a townhome. Your own furnished bedroom & bathroom. Wifi, Directv. Nice neighborhood.  Close to local bus system.  Available immediately.  $600.00 per month plus utilities, six month minimum. Prefer a female. Must love biggish dogs. No Smoking. Contact Nancy 505-709-8400 nspartridge@aol.com

(Posted 9/20/2017) 1447 45th Street, Los Alamos NM 3,042 square foot unfurnished single-family home located in the Western Area off Sandia. Newer tile floor in the kitchen, hardwood throughout living room, family room and Zia addition. Main floor master bedroom, main floor laundry room with storage cabinets. Main floor master bedroom, main floor laundry room with storage cabinets. One more private bedroom on main floor with bath. The home features updated appliances: Refrigerator, Dishwasher & GE Gas Range & Microwave Upstairs has 4 bedrooms and full bath. Double pane windows, newer boiler, water heater. Newer Pro-Panel roof. Awesome oversized double garage (24 x 28) with room for shop or storage. RV or camper trailer parking area.  Nice backyard with decks, patio, and room to play, garden.  One-year lease. No Smoking. Pet Negotiable. The property is walking distance to Public Bus Stop, Los Alamos High School, Medical Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, & Mountain Elementary School. Rent: $2500.00 a month + utilities. First Month Rent and $2500 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Property is Available Now.  Please contact jepservices.la@gmail.com or 505-670-5353.

(Posted 9/20/2017) Two bedrooms available on October 2nd, 2017 in North Community. 3BD, 1B. $550/month plus utilities (electricity and wifi), which won't come out to more than about $50/month. Both rooms occupied is $400/month plus utilities. Deposit is half the rent up front. Separate rental agreements and applications with the landlord. Cats allowed, no dogs. Lots of natural light; kitchen, dining area, living area, and large backyard for use. Three additional closets for storage, and washer/dryer for use in unit. Furnished, and if second person joins, third bedroom not yet furnished (bed-wise). If interested, please contact jvaughan.pi@gmail.com

(Posted 9/18/2017) Available - White Rock Home 1130 sq. ft.  3 bedrooms. 1.5 baths. Walk in closets in all bedrooms. 1 car garage plus off street parking. Large spacious yard.  Private brick patio.  Nice neighborhood.  Close to local bus system.  New kitchen cabinets & counter tops.  New updated bathrooms.  New windows.  New Roof.  Carpeted and tiled floors.  Close to elementary school and parks.  Lots of storage.   Includes refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave, washer and dryer.   Available immediately.  $1,585.00 per month.  Plus utilities.  $1000.00 damage deposit.  No pets. No Smoking. 1 year lease required.  Contact Alec 505-490-3107 Alec@ADCBuildersKitchenandBath.com

(Posted 9/15/2017) We have a large room for rent which includes: Private entrance, Private bathroom, Bed, dresser, bookcase, television, desk, Towels, bedding, Microwave & small refrigerator. This is in a quiet home. This is an upstairs room with a nice view and deck. We do not allow pets, smoking or partying. We are located 10 minutes from the bus and approximately 15 minutes to LANL. We will send pictures if you are interested. Rent $650 per month for 6 month lease, $700 per month for month to month. $300 deposit. Available October 1, 2017. Please contact us at 505-412-3515

(Posted 9/12/2017) Available immediately with month to month option. End quad unit – Quiet Los Alamos North community neighborhood. 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom. Unfurnished unit. Unit has a Refrigerator,  Stove, Washer and Dryer, as well as a Large deck with great views. 1 block to bus route. No Smoking. Please call Jib Bennett 505-661-0701

(Posted 9/11/2017) Rooms for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house – Los Alamos- Available Sep 10, 2017 Pictures available at  Photobucket http://s1234.photobucket.com/user/avinashrk/library/Townhome?sort=3&page=1. Very comfortable and cozy room in a townhome, located about a mile (10-15 mins walk) from the Lab, quiet and beautiful neighborhood, close to Ashley's Pond, movie theater, and the shuttle route. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; washer and dryer in the house; personal parking is available. No need to bring anything except clothes. Rental bedroom has mattress, study table and stands. Room with shared bathroom - $400 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $80 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet)  Please contact Avi by email avinash1402@gmail.com  or on 858-943-1950.

(Posted 9/11/2017) Short Term/Long Term Fully Furnished 2B/1B 1100ft Executive Suite at Los Alamos. Available starting Sep 30, 2017. This fully furnished 2 Bed/1Bath newly remodeled executive suite has a separate entrance, conveniently located in western area, close to LANL (2 miles to the badge office), Smith grocery store (3 miles), and Bus Stop, Bob's Bodacious BBQ, Cafe Sushi, and Papa Murphy's Pizza (2 blocks). It is equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. A fenced backyard right on a canyon lot is equipped with a brand new Tru-infrared grill and lawn chair. A large living area has an oversized sectional sofa, 55" 4K 3D HDR SMART-TV with Comcast cable +HBO, home theater system, xbox/wii game console, all utilities paid including 55 Mbps internet +WIFI, and unlimited on demand movies and TV shows. A large eat-in kitchen is complete with refrigerator, 2 burners stove, convection oven, microwave, keurig coffee maker, 10-in-1 cooker, blender, all cooking and serving essentials you might need. It also has compact-size washer/dryer and dishwasher. All appliances in this suite are brand new. Pots & Pans, Kitchen Utensils, linens and towels are provided. This suite is also equipped with an executive desk, bookshelves, desktop PC+ laser printer+ scanner, a door frame gym, a high end Proform 1200e elliptical trainer, and a full body massage shower in bathroom. This 1100 sqft suite is perfect for corporate, lab, or extended stay rentals, and also for the families or friends travelling together. The house can accommodate up to 4 people (1 queen, 2 twins). We current offer monthly rate at $1850, or daily rate $91 - $110 depending on your length of stay. We accept government rate ($91 per night) for business travelers and new hires at Los Alamos National Laboratory. For more pic, please check https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/6233136718.html. Call 505-920-9095 or email jet360@gmail.com

(Posted 9/11/2017) Available Early October – 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. $625 per month includes all utilities, Wi-Fi, linens, and all the affection you can handle from Karma, a 20 pound hypo-allergenic cock-a-poo. Non-smokers only. jeannebridge51@gmail.com

(Posted 9/11/2017) Available Immediately – Los Alamos- 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car carport, with a heated shop, includes: washer, dryer, dishwasher, garbage disposal, microwave, fridge, electric oven, range, and evaporative cooler for AC. A large half acre common area is included and is to be shared between the two sides of the duplex. The common area comes with a fire-pit, patio, established fruit trees and bushes, and dozens of large trees.The house has wood floors throughout and has been freshly painted. The house is located in a quiet neighborhood near Aspen school at 2142 35th st Unit A.  Asking $1,700 a month for a 1 year lease. $1700 damage deposit. Pets Negotiable. Contact Brandon at (505) 490-1445 or stonebric@gmail.com for photos

(Posted 9/6/2017) FOR RENT - Available October / November  in White Rock, NM. Two furnished bedrooms available for rent with shared large bath (with other renter). Twin bed, dresser, desk with chair, private closet, window a/c, and linens provided for each room. Rent includes all utilities, internet, and the use of the kitchen, laundry and common areas, quiet back patio and shaded front porch. Quiet neighborhood, and peaceful environment. Walking distance to free LA transit bus, 20 minutes to Los Alamos, many hiking trails, close proximity to Bandelier National Park & shuttle, walking distance to wonderful library and grocery store. Rent is $550 per month/per room (winter rate). Three month, six month, or year lease required.  Half of first month’s rent ($225) due upon signing (this will be kept if you default on agreement before move-in), the remainder ($225) is due day of arrival. Each month following, rent will be due same day of month as move-in. Non-smokers only. House is shared with owner and 10 pound hypo-allergenic Maltese-poodle mix. Rooms are available as follows: One room is available October 15, 2017. The second room is available November 15, 2017. Please call 505-470-6866 or email melissareednm@gmail.com.

(Posted 9/5/2017) I have a room for rent in a 4 bedroom home in Los Alamos. 3 miles from LANL, 50 yards from the free transit system. We have a garage, off street parking and large fenced yard.  We're across the street from a park with access to the trails!  We would share the common spaces; living room, dining area, kitchen, storage areas, garage, yard, bathroom.  You would have your own private bedroom with queen bed, desk, dresser, two closets, bedding, pillows, towels.  You would also have access to all the supplies in the kitchen; pots, pans, plates etc. I'm looking for someone kind, responsible and tidy.  $675. Christa Tyson email: Christatyson@gmail.com

(Posted 9/5/2017) Furnished room for rent in quiet North Mesa, Los Alamos home. $1100/month includes utilities (Wifi, water, electricity), private bathroom, laundry, and garage parking. Close to bus stop. No smoking. Contact Lisa at lwinte01@gmail.com.

(Posted 8/31/2017) 3720 Ridgeway. Amazing remodel on this 1 bedroom/1 bath small home on canyon lot. Completely remodeled with new roof, siding, xeriscaped yard, double-pane windows, new complete kitchen and bath, hardwood laminate flooring, refrigerated air, and so much more. No pets, no smoking. $1200/month Call or text James at 505-695-3400 To see pictures go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1584948625120990/permalink/1961986674083848/?sale_post_id=1961986674083848

(Posted 8/30/2017) 3055 Trinity Dr. #622, Second floor fully furnished (dishes, pots, pans) condo has two bedrooms and two baths.  Available now.  There is onsite coin op laundry on the lower level.  Can do a 7 to 9 month lease.  Rent is $1,250 a month includes all utilities accept electric. Call 505-661-1200 for more information.

(Posted 8/25/2017) 1350 sq ft, 3 br house for rent, located at 3711 Trinity Dr, Los Alamos, NM. $1350/month. Available in August. Includes one-car garage, parquet floors, sun room, plenty of storage, central heating, central vacuum, washer & drier, large backyard. Call Natalia at 410-205-6315. No pets please.

(Posted 8/25/2017) Available September 11th. Room for rent in 3BR/2BA house in White Rock. Rent is $700/month which includes utilities and Wi-Fi. $700 deposit required. The bathroom is shared (we mostly use our master bath but might use the front bath on occasion). You will have access to the kitchen, laundry, and living room—all fully equipped. The house will be shared with me, my fiancé, one dog, and cats. The room is furnished with a Queen sized bed, desk, and dresser. Plenty of parking on the street. We are about a 10 minute walk from the bus stop or a 12 minute drive to the lab. Right across the street from the Canyon Rim Trail (great place for walks after work). Please contact Amanda with any questions avandyke2@gmail.com or (719) 671-5091.

(Posted 8/18/2017) Available now, $700/month rent includes utilities and internet. Lease period is negotiable. 2 private single occupancy furnished rooms available with twin size beds, desks, and chair. Large kitchen and spacious living room. Shared bathroom and laundry room. Warm and cozy newly furnished house on 36th st. walking distance from the bus, 1 mile from the lab. Contact David at dahathcoat@gmail.com or call/text (719)271-8082

(Posted 8/17/2017) 117 La Vista Drive, White Rock, NM - 3,132 square foot unfurnished single-family home located on 1/2-acre ridgetop fenced lot with unobstructed views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains.  5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, sunken living room with wood/gas burning fireplace; separate family room with gas fireplace and access to the patio and backyard; dining areas: formal dining room and eat-in area in the kitchen area. Cabinets surround the kitchen with Corian peninsula countertop, new stone backsplash, recessed lighting and walk-in pantry.  The home features updated stainless steel appliances: Samsung Refrigerator, Miele Dishwasher & GE Profile Electric Range & Microwave.  The home has a separate Laundry room with a LG Washer & Dryer. The home is heated with Radiant Heat on main level and Forced Air upstairs. Two car-garage with storage and additional RV parking area. One-year lease. No Smoking. Pet(s) Negotiable. The property is walking distance to Public Bus Stop and Pinon Elementary School. Rent: $2800.00 a month + utilities. First and Last Month Rents and the $2000 Security Deposit due at the signing of the lease. Available approximately October 1, 2017. Call 505-670-5353 for more information or email jepservices.la@gmail.com.

(Posted 8/11/2017) For rent from LANL/teacher couple: 3 BR, 2.5 BA townhouse/condo close to downtown Los Alamos. Vaulted ceilings main floor, view of Jemez from living room, nice tile work in kitchen, pleasant clean interior throughout. One car garage plus designated parking space. No smoking, no pets, please. 1500 sq ft. $1600/mo. plus gas & electric. One-year lease. Available approx. Sept. 1. Please text Terry at 612 964-5207 or Kathy at 612 532-7215. https://goo.gl/photos/DQG5gUgyGafr5YBY9

(Posted 8/11/2017) Available Now! 1 bedroom for rent in a 4 bedroom house. This 1 room shares a bathroom. Rent is $500/month. Utilities will be split between the tenants. $500 damage deposit per room. Next to Urban Park, the house is a total of 2550 square feet. County transit close. Washer and dryer included. No pets or smoking. Generally unfurnished bedrooms. Longer leases preferred. Please contact Bryan at 505-412-5012, skyhookbryan@hotmail.com.

(Posted 8/11/2017) Available early August. Los Alamos, NM FULLY FURNISHED 3-ROOM SUITE/APARTMENT: Bedroom, private bath, and living room/kitchenette, with a private entrance. Fully furnished with everything you need to move in including dishes, cookware, bedding, etc. The apartment is in a house located in a quiet community near Aspen School in Los Alamos, less than 10 minutes drive from LANL. House backs on canyon land for great hiking. Short walk to free county bus. Parking in front of house. The apartment has recently been refurbished. Looking for one tenant, professional nonsmoker with no pets. Rent is $600 a month for six month lease. Wireless internet and utilities are included. First month's rent and deposit are due on moving in. Photos of the apartment are available by e-mail on request. I am out of town until the end of July, but can show the apartment after that. Contact brucewarrenvct@yahoo.com or Bruce at 505-670-5531.

Pojoaque / Nambe , New Mexico

(Posted 9/11/2017) Centrally located on dead-end road in El Rancho: 15 Miles to Los Alamos, 20 Miles to Santa Fe, 12 Miles to Espanola, 4 miles to Pojoaque which has several stores, restaurants, bank, and an exceptional wellness and healing arts center with including a swimming pool, therapy pool, hot tub and sauna.  Lots of light and amazing views on all sides of this picturesque Northern New Mexico home!  2950 sq. ft., 2 stories. Great room with impressive double-sided rock fireplace-wood burning stove and high vaulted ceilings with beams. Beautifully Alderwood kitchen with island and skylight, 3 bedrooms all with large walk-in closets. Office with balcony attached. 2 bathrooms with double sinks and bathtub. Large master bath in slate has jetted tub and shower. Hallway with large window front. Large laundry room with built in cabinets and sink. Two decks. South-facing adobe trombe wall makes this house energy efficient. Brick and tile all throughout, except for carpet in master bedroom and office. Rent depends on lease terms: $1800 = 12 month or longer lease, $1875 = 6 months lease, $1925 = 3 month lease, $2000 = month to month. First month's rent and one month rent as deposit to move in. Photographs posted at https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/6283183566.html. Please contact zellarhoen@gmail.com.


Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 9/21/2017) FOR RENT in ESPANOLA: 3 bedroom/2 bath House for Rent in quiet neighborhood (Camino Santa Cruz), has one-car garage and sunroom. $950 + utilities and $500 cleaning deposit. Proof of employment and references required. Approximately 30 minutes to Los Alamos. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. Call 505-929-0399 or 505-753-5273

(Posted 9/21/2017) FOR RENT in ESPANOLA: 2 bedroom/1 bath House for Rent in quiet neighborhood (Camino Santa Cruz). $850 + utilities and $500 cleaning deposit. Proof of employment and references required. Approximately 30 minutes to Los Alamos. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. Call 505-929-0399 or 505-753-5273

(Posted 8/28/2017) Room for rent in a single family in Alcalde NM approximately 40 minutes to Los Alamos, excellent for LANL intern/student $500.00 per month includes private Room, private bath, all utilities, WIFI, access to washer and dryer, Kitchen etc. No smoking in the house and no pets. Contact Rudy, 505-780-0630.

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