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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

(Posted 7/18/2017) Charming Condo in The Reserve: Unfurnished, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo on the ground level with patio. The Reserve is a lovely gated compound with easy access to Los Alamos and a short drive to downtown Santa Fe. The Park & Ride bus service to the lab is down the block from the complex. There is a year-round pool and hot tub, well-equipped gym and a high-tech laundry facility. $1200/mo. plus utilities. Available August 1st. Require 1st and last month’s rent plus deposit. Must have good credit. Sorry, no pets. Call Joan at 505-690-9445.

(Posted 6/27/2017) Available immediately: Private beautiful 3bdrm/2bath home in El Rancho for rent. It has a large yard and a garage. It is in the country, very private, no noise, beautiful scenery. Cell phone service is sketchy, dish/cable negotiable. $1300 per month. No pets, please. First and last deposit required. Please contact: Jack or Stella at 505-455-7261. Photos available here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByF9CzimFKiVRDQxTXJEczNkRDA?usp=sharing

(Posted 6/14/2017) Newly renovated one bedroom, freestanding guesthouse for rent in South Capitol. Approximately 750 sq ft. New kitchen appliances, cabinets, wood flooring, radiant heat and gas stove. One full bedroom with spacious closets. Sleeping loft above breakfast area/office space. Full kitchen, new W/D, new shower in bath. Small, private fenced yard. Walking distance to Railyard, Roundhouse, Downtown.$1100/mo, includes utilities. No pets, please. Available August 1st. 1 year minimum lease. Photos listed on http://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/6175669542.html, Contact: lisa.gavioli.roach@gmail.com

(Posted 5/31/2017) Available June 17th. A charming 800sf, two bedroom one bath half duplex located in the South capital district in Santa Fe. Remodeled kitchen and bathroom. Walking distance to downtown Santa Fe. $1350.00 per month. Photographs available upon request. Contact 505.690.0910 or 505.690.3459

(Posted 5/17/2017) One bedroom with separate private bathroom available in a peaceful, quiet home. Bedroom is furnished with bed, dresser, night stand, book shelf and a walk-in closet. Shared common areas are kitchen, dining, living room, washer/dryer, Wi fi and patio area. Sorry no smoking or pets, I have 2 cats. $650.00 a month includes utilities, $300.00 security/cleaning deposit required. Property is located next to the Santa Fe Country Club Golf Course (Camino Rojo cross road Country Club. Close to restaurants, shopping, movie theater and grocery stores. Please call Yvonne 505-670-6133 (please leave a message)

Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 7/20/2017) Rare top floor Iris Street Condo. Wake up & walk across the street to grab your morning bagel & latte. Stroll a bit further to enjoy the NM sunshine at the Ashley Pond! Spend your day in the heart of downtown, free drop-in child care while sweat it out at YMCA next door, & grab a bite to eat at your favorite restaurant. Walk to local brewpub bar at night or stay at home quietly enjoying contemporary architecture and your private floor plan, perfect for the urban lifestyle. This home is beautiful and one-of-a-kind. It features 2 bed/2bath 1076 sqft, a large, great room w/fireplace, private deck, washer/dryer and carport. Light, bright and neat as a pin. Close to everything downtown: shopping, museums, restaurants, music/entertainment, all within 3 minutes walking! Welcome to Downtown. It is your life, live it well. More photo can be found at https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/iris-street-condo-ultimate/6227509302.html. Lease: $1500 OBO monthly plus utilities $1500 security deposit Available, minimum 1 year lease. Pets: Negotiable, Contact: Gary at 505-920-9095 To request photos email: jet360@gmail.com 

(Posted 7/19/2017) 3283B Walnut St. LOS ALAMOS 1BD/1BA Studio/Casita For Rent - Newly remodeled with hardwood floors and dual-pane windows. My wife and I are accepting applications for short and long term renters, with leases beginning December 10, 2017. Very private. 7 minutes from TA-3, next door to Aspen elementary school and lots of great canyon hikes. This casita/suite has two separate entrance, easy parking, 7 minutes from downtown/LANL on #6 bus (stop less than a minute away), and mountain views. It is approximately 370 sf and has a kitchenette, bathroom and a large closet. The rent includes full furnishings (bed, bedding, fridge, cutlery, toaster, etc.), utilities (trash, electricity, heat, ceiling fan, water), high-speed internet connection, and elegant furnishings (must see photos). Flexible lease terms: 6 months+ is $700/mo. First and Last month rent required as deposit. Pictures here: https://goo.gl/photos/9a4sAtSMZeTGwdq86 Contact: Nicholas Seet (nik@seet.com).

(Posted 7/18/2017) Los Alamos Rental (1360 Square Feet): Fully furnished clean 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath Executive Suite with all Utilities and Dish Network charges paid. The rental unit has a Fireplace, Private Laundry Room within the rental unit, and a large fenced backyard right on a canyon lot with beautiful views. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), restaurants, movie theater, and library. The rental unit is less than 3 miles to LANL. Private off-street parking. The unit includes TV (with Dish Network included in the rent), Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, TV, 2 Computer Desks, 2 Dining Tables (Formal and Casual), Sofa & Loveseat, Two Beds (1 Queen and 1 Full Size) with linens. Kitchen is equipped with pots, pans, microwave, coffee maker, and kitchen utensils for four. Rent is $1,800 with one year preferred lease. Will consider shorter-term leases and temporary stays with a negotiable rent depending upon the duration and the number of people staying. Contact E-mail: deesh@narangmail.com or Phone 505-412-3435.

(Posted 7/17/2017) 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.

(Posted 7/17/2017) Unique canyon lot house- Rooms, apartments,  or complete house. Four bed room house with over garage efficiency apartment at end of cul-de-sac with private canyon lot.  Have retired and want to travel. I am Interested in renting rooms, part of house as complete unit or the entire property on short term or long term.   Rooms from 700 month and different house options from $2000 to $3500. Main house has dining room, two living rooms with one having pool table and both with large screen HD tv’s with surround sound , two decks (one with hot tub),  sunken living room, large country kitchen with two complete laundries, three full bathrooms and two car garage(with efficiency-studio apartment above.).  Exterior of house has two lawn areas with one fenced with doggie door access. Outside flagstone patio with exquisite rock work with fire place.  Outside living area is very private with direct access to Los Alamos hiking trails. Options for rent with separate entrances. Efficiency apartment with full kitchen and bathroom. Basement Apartment – one bedroom with kitchen, laundry,  game room-dining living area. House apartment- Apartment that is like house with full kitchen, laundry, three bedrooms, two living areas, two decks, big lawn,  nice stone patio. Whole property contact herbfrydrd@gmail.com  phone 505-469-2110.

(Posted 7/17/2017) LOCATION! 103 Manhattan Loop (House), downtown Los Alamos.  Over 1200 sq. ft., 2 bed/1bath + sunroom & attached garage with storage and private yard.  The house includes washer & dryer, fireplace, hardwood floors,  extra private parking, new furnace and water heater, and partially furnished.  Pets negotiable.   9-12-18 month lease at $1700 with $1000 security deposit, available 1 AUG.  Preferably, please contact Tony by email at beretta_t@hotmail.com to request photos.  To secure the Manhattan House, you may telephone 505. 489.2057.

(Posted 7/12/2017) 2 furnished rooms in a 4-bedroom house for rent mid-August. $550/month, which includes utilities and wifi. Month-to-month (no lease). Great roommates and if you have a friend you like, then there are two rooms coming up! Each room has queen bed, chair, desk, and closet(s). Access to kitchen, two bathrooms, and large living area. The kitchen has shared fridge, gas stove, microwave, washer, dryer, and anything you might need. The living room has two big sofas and flat panel screen. Big back yard and grill, fire pit. The ski resort is about 5 miles away. About 1.5 miles to the Lab. Good to have a car, but this location has nearby bus stops served by free bus service. Lots of parking in driveway and on street. Safe, good neighborhood in the residential part of Los Alamos. Please inquire by email raffertyann@gmail.com.

(Posted 7/11/2017) Western area home - 3 bedrooms in a 5 bedroom 2 bath home are available for rent. The owner is caring for her father elsewhere and will rarely be home. The house is located in Western Area approximately a mile from LANL and easy access to the bus that goes down Diamond or Sandia. Market, library, indoor pool, high school track are all nearby. There are several trail heads within easy biking or walking distance. The kitchen and bathrooms are furnished with plates, pots/pans etc. The common areas - dining room and living room are comfortably furnished as well. Each bedroom has a bed, desk or writing surface and closet. The rent for the whole house is $1800 and renter assumes responsibility for the utilities. Otherwise the rooms are $700 each with utilities. $650 if you're willing to mow the front yard twice a month. Non smokers only. Please contact Michelle by email mwcarr2000@yahoo.com or call 505-500-5738 (I don't answer at work but leave a voice mail).

(Posted 7/11/2017) Furnished Studio Apartment available Aug. 15, 2017 for $800 per month (month to month) OR $750 per month for three months up to one year OR $700 for one year or longer. Close to downtown (shopping, coffee shops, library and Movie Theater) and bus stop (less than a block away). Rent includes utilities, kitchenette and laundry appliances. Unit has beautiful canyon view. Address inquiries to: Jennie Richardson at nuggetsofjoy@hotmail.com or 505-665-4163. Photos listed at https://www.internhousing.com/classifieds/show/17569.

(Posted 7/10/2017) Room for Rent $750 furnished, $725 unfurnished. Welcome to my home.  Located across the street from a park and access to endless hiking trails.  Walk 50 yards to the bus stop.  Fenced in yard with large shade trees.  Large living room and dining area.  Shared kitchen and bath.  I can provide all kitchen supplies; pots pans, plates, utensils.  Can also provide towels and linens if needed.  Washer and dryer onsite.  I have a very friendly (and lazy) dog.  Feel free to contact me with any questions: Christa Tyson email: Christatyson@gmail.com

(Posted 7/10/2017) Available August 20th, 2017, Los Alamos, NM. Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other students/postdocs/visiting researchers in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to new fully equipped kitchen, spacious and bright common living areas, washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. On and off street parking. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Rent: $600/month. Rent includes all utilities, Internet, and weekly cleaning of shared areas. Shorter term rentals are possible subject to availability. Call 505-412-3542.

(Posted 7/10/2017) Fully Furnished 2Bed/1Bath 1100 Sq ft Executive Suite at Los Alamos. Available starting Aug 14, 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 sq ft 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/6209853178.html. Call 505-920-9095 or email jet360@gmail.com.

(Posted 7/10/2017) Call for Availbility Downtown bright efficiency apartment. New windows, New A/C. Laundry rooms on site. $795.00 Furnished for a 6 month lease, $865.00 5 months or less. All utilities paid including Direct TV and Wi-fi basic plan. Non Smoking. Casa de Luz www.casadeluz-losalamos.com, 505-662-7015.

(Posted 7/6/2017) FOR RENT - AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY - Very lovely three bedroom, one bathroom duplex. New doors installed on the bottom floor, along with double-paned, large, bay windows. All new trimming and wood flooring throughout the house. Updated appliances, including washer and dryer. Very large yard with lots of space for kids, and/or animals. Very quiet neighborhood with lovely neighbors, and a parking pad accompanies this cozy two-story duplex located near the golf course in Los Alamos. $1,350/month. First and last month rent and non-refundable pet deposit of $400 per pet. No Smoking. For inquiries, to schedule a viewing or to see pictures, please call 571-221-4932 or email heabingham@gmail.com

(Posted 7/6/2017) 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 (202) 779-4360. No pets please. Photos: http://goo.gl/TgJYMG

(Posted 7/3/2017) Available August 30th White Rock. Spacious 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; $ 1640 plus utilities and one month security deposit is required (rent slightly negotiable and house for family home or postdocs roommates welcome). Please call 505 709 8783. For the month of July, please e-mail vssummadi@yahoo.com.

(Posted 6/30/2017) 2 bed 2 bath apartment for rent in White Rock. Refrigerated air and washer and dryer included. For more information call Miguel at (505) 929-1349.

(Posted 6/27/2017) Room for rent in a single family home in White Rock available immediately. Excellent for a LANL intern/student. $550 per month includes private room, all utilities, internet, access to washer/dryer, kitchen, etc. No smoking and no pets. Contact Andrea at 713-505-2203

(Posted 6/26/2017) Over1690sq ft,3bed, 2 and half bath, 2 garage, high ceiling , new flooring single family house in White Rock for rent. $1800per month, deposits, no pet, please call 505-661-4127  for more information.

(Posted 6/21/2017) Three bedroom, One and a half bath duplex unit, 2,194 sq ft, in Los Alamos, NM available mid-July. Central air, ceiling fans in bedrooms, cable and internet ready in living area and all bedrooms, two off street parking pad spots. No smoking.  Fenced back yard, one dog is ok. Tenant must maintain yard which has a sprinkler system.  Great view of town site and located in a quiet neighorhood.  Unfurnished, $1,300 per month on a twelve month lease, $1,400 per month on a six month lease, tenant pays all utilities. Cleaning & damage deposit required. Please contact Geniece, email courtrightapts@gmail.com or 505-662-5430

(Posted 6/8/2017) 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, 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 $650 per month/per room. Non-smokers only. Female preferred. 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 6/5/2017) Los Alamos - 1,400 sqft 4 bedrooms 1 1/2  bathrooms  1 car garage, updated single story home with hardwood floor all throughout the house and tile in wet areas. Spacious kitchen with all appliances and laundry with washer/dryer. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living room, energy efficient windows. Walking distance to shopping, dining, library, museums, YMCA, swimming pool, parks and bus stops with short ride to LANL. 6 months minimum rent. Furnished $2,000 + utilities Unfurnished $1,850 + utilities. One year minimum lease. One month damage/ cleaning refundable deposit. Outdoor pets negociable. Contact Angie 505-709-0002 or Daniel: 505-709-0003  e-mail: daniel-r-bartholomew@msn.com

(Posted 6/5/2017) House in Pajarito Acres to relax: 2,400 sqft single story house 4 bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms, 2 car garage and lot of space for parking and 400 sqft deck with grill area on 3 private acres and beautiful views. Available on August 16, 2017. 6 months minimum Furnished $2,750+ utilities. Unfurnished $2,650 + utilities. One month refundable damage/cleaning deposit at the moment of signing lease. First month paid at the beginning of term. Contact : Angie 505-709-0002 or Daniel: 505-709-0003  E-mail: daniel-r-bartholomew@msn.com

(Posted 5/31/2017) Available June 5th. 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 boyfriend, 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 5/30/2017) Available Sep 1, 2017. Room for rent in a 3BR/2 Bath house - $500 + 1/3rd of utilities (about $100 for electricity, water, sewer, cable, internet); 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.  The other two housemates are students working at the Laboratory. Every renter has a personal room and the room advertised has a shared bathroom. Please contact Avi by email avinash1402@gmail.com  or on 858-943-1950

(Posted 5/17/2017) Available June 1st. Unfurnished house with two bedrooms, two bath and office. Sun porch with space to relax, store bikes and washer and dryer for laundry. One car garage and basement. Walking distance to LANL. No pets. Rent is $1700+utilities per month. Email for additional information contact: RentalLosAlamos@outlook.com.

(Posted 5/17/2017)Available July 10th. Fully furnished house with two bedrooms, one bath and office. Dining and living rooms are furnished to support having guests over for dinner. Sun porch with space to relax, store bikes, washer and dryer for laundry. Walking distance to LANL. Internet and utilities included. No pets. Rent is $2100 per month. Email for additional information contact: RentalLosAlamos@outlook.com.

(Posted 5/17/2017) Available September 1st, Downtown bright efficiency apartment. New windows, New A/C. Laundry rooms on site. $795.00 Furnished for a 6 month lease, $865.00 5 months or less. All utilities paid including Direct TV and Wi-fi basic plan. Non Smoking. Casa de Luz www.casadeluz-losalamos.com, 505-662-7015.

Pojoaque / Nambe , New Mexico

(Posted 5/18/2017) Fully furnished beautiful two bedroom, two full bath house, loaded with Southwest charm, that sits on almost five acres in Pojoaque Valley. Only 20-minute, traffic-free drive to Los Alamos and easy 15-minute drive to Santa Fe or 10 minutes to Espanola. The property features two extra large bedrooms and two full baths, large living room with kiva gas fireplace, full dining room and large kitchen featuring all new appliances. This adobe house is executive-level, turn-key, and fully equipped with sheets, towels, dishes, cookware, washer and dryer, and too much to list. Monthly rent $1995 plus utilities, with Wifi and cable included. Short term rental preferred. Two occupants preferred (small family negotiable). Please call between the hours of 6:00 AM-3:00 PM (owners live in Europe) if interested in viewing the property please call: 719-505-8214 or email: aortiznav@gmail.com

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 5/8/2017) For rent 3 bedroom, one bath newly remodeled home on McCurdy Road. New flooring, paint, light fixtures and new washer/dryer. Rent is $900 per month with a $900 damage deposit. Utilities are not included. This home is 30 minutes from LANL, 30 minutes from Santa Fe and Taos. Available 6/1/17, contact: mapodaca@gmail.com

(Posted 5/8/2017) Available in Espanola: Small room for One Person (12'x14'). Views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains from your room. 360 views include Black Mesa and the Jemez Mountains. Shared bathroom (shower, no tub) with one other guest (when there is one). Large, spacious kitchen, living room with television. No cable / satellite or internet. (Sprint/Verizon Wireless Works Well here) Washer and dryer on premises. We are located in 'the country'. If you are seeking a quiet location where you can sit outside and see the stars at night or walk to the Rio Grande...this is it...If you are looking for a Starbucks you can walk to...this is not it. No public transportation here. You will need a vehicle. Commute to Los Alamos in 40 minutes. Pork and Beef Free Home. We kindly ask that you cook neither in the home during your stay. Friendly dog and cat on premises. For photos email: lydiadiane@yahoo.com.

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