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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 06/15/18) A 800sf cozy two bedroom duplex in the south Capital area of Santa Fe. Located within walking distance to downtown Santa Fe. Hardwood floors, washer and dryer and a newly remodeled kitchen. Minimum twelve month lease. $1550.00 plus utilities  Contact: dontaylor416@gmail.com or 505.690.0910

(Posted 06/05/18) Available immediately! Private room in home with shared bathroom in Los Alamos on free bus route to Lab and downtown. Available now. $550 a month includes all utilities. Dishwasher, washer/dryer, hardwood flooring, woodstove, cable tv, wifi, parking. Lease term: month to month, with 30 days notice of leaving. Pictures are available upon request.  Ann Rafferty, 505-500-6928, axr@lanl.gov.

(Posted 06/01/18) Available Immediately: Spacious 1 Bedroom Apartment in Santa Fe - 2491 Sawmill RdSanta FeNM 87505. 724 sq. ft - Bedroom : 1, Bathroom : 1. Availability Now, Amount of the rent : $980, Deposit : $980, Utilities : all Utilities included, Restrictions : Pets is allowed and smoking outside only., Pet Deposit : $500(Refundable), Amenities : Dish washer, Washer/dryer in the unit, Hardwood flooring, fireplace, cable tv, wifi., Lease term : Negotiable, Brief description of space : I have pleasure in offering this unique modern one bedroom Apartment, which is offered fully furnished to a high standard throughout. The lounge is a good size with a spacious and fully equipped  kitchen. The bathroom is unique and fully fitted to a high standard. There is ample storage space throughout the whole apartment. The apartment is situated in a very good residential area of Santa Fe. The property comes with its own secured off-street car parking space. Pictures are Available upon request.  Paul Hartley, 408-634-7385, rentalhousing60@gmail.com.

(Posted 05/08/18) 1800 square foot, 4 bed / 2 bath Stamm-built home in Casa Solana for rent. Walk to the Santa Fe plaza, La Montanita coop, Albertsons and Sprouts. Easy commute to Los Alamos by car or bus (the commuter bus stop is a 5 minute walk from the house). House has a kiva fireplace and oak floors in the bedrooms. The yard is xeriscaped (and a yard service is included with rent) with lots of tree cover (including a couple of apricot trees) and a large patio cover in the back. Dishwasher, central AC, single attached garage, fully fenced yard, and a spacious shed. High capacity front-loading washer/dryer. Pets OK with additional deposit. Year-long lease starting June 1 (may be possible to start sooner). $2000 / mo with one month rent as a deposit.  Text Nick (847) 802-9278 or check out Santa Fe Craigslist No. 6581667539


Jemez, New Mexico
Los Alamos / White Rock, New Mexico

(Posted 06/11/18) 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. 08/10/18.  Please text Terry at 612 964-5207 or Kathy at 612 532-7215.  https://goo.gl/photos/DQG5gUgyGafr5YBY

(Posted 06/04/18) I'm an incoming postdoc, and I'm looking for a one- or two-bedroom apartment in Los Alamos, beginning in September.  Please contact me at akobach@gmail.com if you have information.

(Posted 06/04/18) 1720 Sq ft two-story house in North Mesa, Los Alamos, NM. Available June 15, 2018. 4 bedrooms /1 bath, large living room, breakfast area, A/C, Washer/Dryer. Wall-fenced yard, two-car garage, BBQ grill, Berber carpet. Very clean in quiet neighborhood. Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and gas stove/oven. No pets, no smoking. 3 minutes to bus stop. Barranca Mesa Elementary School. $1550 per month. Utilities, wifi and basic cable TV are included. Long-term lease is preferred. Email: butterflywing2012@gmail.com.

(Posted 06/01/18) $550pcm + utilities. Bedroom for rent in 3 BD/ 2 BA house, shared with 2 lab employees (26y) and (24y) and 1 student (29y), available immediately. $550 per calendar month + share of utilities. $550 damage/cleaning deposit required (returned at lease end provided respectable condition of the room). See the link for photos. Double bed frame provided if necessary. Washing and drying facilities in addition to a fully stocked kitchen and furnished living area. Shared use of space in double door garage available. Plenty of street parking space outside of the house. Use of shower/bathroom shared with 1 housemate. Location: North Mesa, 10 -15 minutes drive from the lab. There is also a free Los Alamos bus service stop located 1 – 2 minutes walk from the house. Renter must be comfortable with dogs, we have 2 (one medium and one small). The room will be leased on a month to month basis or for longer if preferred. Completion of a renter’s agreement is required. Contact rentallosalamos@gmail.com

(Posted 06/01/18) Available at the end of August. Furnished room for rent in a 3-bedroom single family home on North Mesa. Includes full access to the kitchen, washer/dryer, high-speed internet. Off-street parking. One block to free public transit. No pets and no smoking. $550 per month includes utilities, internet, etc.. Contact Terry Priestley at TPriestley@lanl.gov or 505-500-2742.

(Posted 06/01/18) Available now – White Rock, 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, and linens. Household includes a 20 pound hypo-allergenic cock-a-poo and small short haired cat. Non-smokers only. jeannebridge51@gmail.com

(Posted 05/31/18) 45th Street in Los Alamos, great location, house has a bus stop in front and less than 5 minute drive to LANL. 2 furnished bedroom (full size bed), 1 bath, one year lease, $1100. Or rent $600/bedroom and short term lease is negotiable. Rent includes all utilities and High Speed Internet. Free parking is available. You only need to bring your suitcases. Appliances include washer, dryer, and dishwasher. Available: June 15th, 2018. To inquire respond to e-mail with the following 1. where are you working? 2. time of renting? Contact Karen: guohuayin1997@gmail.com

(Posted 05/31/18) ISO Housing: Incoming postdoc (beginning July 30th) looking for 2-3 roommates to share a house with, beginning either July or August. Postdocs preferred. Email me at William.Peters@Colorado.edu or call 303-653-6456 and we'll start looking for a house to rent

(Posted 05/31/08) Modern Town Home 3 bd 2.5 bath in Down Town Los Alamos. All Tile and Hardwood floors. Comfortable Livingroom with fireplace and high ceilings. Lots of natural lite through the glass door patio. Modern kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and gas range, dish washer, microwave, washer and dryer, AC and humidifier. Master bedroom is attached to an updated bathroom with jet tub and walk in closet. Downstairs bedroom also has its own bathroom and walk in closet. One car garage and two additional parking spots. Located right next to a park, Ashley Pond, and about 5-minute walk from down town and hiking/biking trails, less than a 10-minute drive to the lab. $2300 for a 1-year lease furnished with 3 beds (2full, 1 queen), dining room table/chairs, large sectional sofa and coffee table. Shorter leases are negotiable. First month’s rent and 1 month security deposit due upon signing of lease, no smoking. Available Aug 20th. Contact Tom at Rentinlosalamos@gmail.comfor more details and pictures. 

(Posted 05/18/18) Los Alamos Duplex  - 1599 # A 39th Street- Great location - Near High School, Public Transportation and Downtown-  Description: 2 bedroom, 1 bath, ~ 800 Sq. Ft., Unfurnished/Partial Furnishings Available Refrigerator, gas range, microwave and washer/dryer included Covered off street parking & fenced back yard, storage shed Carpet & tile throughout - NO SMOKING, NO PETS - One (1) yr. Lease, $1,075.00 plus utilities Deposit $1,100.00 All tenants must pass credit and criminal background checks. Available: July 2018 Ask about furnishings if needed Call 910-303-3191

(Posted 05/03/18) Executive Rental in Los Alamos: Fully furnished 2 bedroom, 1 and 1/4 Bath condo in Los Alamos Downtown. Rent includes all utilities, High Speed Internet, and TV with Cable. Just bring a suitcase with your clothes and your laptop! Less than 5 minute drive to LANL. Walking distance to downtown, the bus stop to LANL, restaurants, movie theater, library, and all of the fun events in the heart of town. The unit includes 2 beds (1 queen and 1 full size) with linens and pillows included. Furnished dining area has a dining table and chairs for four. Living room has sofa, armchair, coffee table, and includes a TV. In-unit appliances include washer, dryer, and dishwasher. Kitchen includes pots, pans, utensils, dishes for four, microwave, and coffee maker. Included in your rent is access to the community swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, and clubhouse. The unit comes with its own designated covered parking space, just steps from the front door. Rent is $1,650 with a one-year preferred lease. Rent for shorter-term leases will be higher. Contact Email:  dkay5251@gmail.com or call (50) 412-3435. For pictures, please check the following link - https://santafe.craigslist.org/apa/d/fully-furnished-2br-1ba-with/6577489121.html

(Posted 05/03/18) Available 1st Week in June - Los Alamos, NM Room for rent in a two bedroom one bath apartment. Second room occupied by a LANL professional. Available room is fully furnished complete with bed, table, chair, dresser, lamp, and closet area. Shared fully furnished Kitchen area (gas stove & oven, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, cookware, utensils, glassware, pans, etc.) and furnished Living area. Rent INCLUDES all utilities, cable, wireless Internet. $500/month. No Deposit Required! Location is the Chapel Apartments located a couple of minutes from LANL in a very quiet neighborhood with beautiful views. Pictures available upon request. If interested please contact Robert at (505) 695-6716 (work cell), (702) 544-0145 (personal cell), or by email at reubank@lanl.gov or robwndrng@yahoo.com.
Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 06/04/18) Available for immediate rent, 'La Casa del Alma' is set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, a scenic drive from Los Alamos. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Built with the finest natural materials, this adobe home has radiant heat throughout the house and an open fire gas heater in each Master Bedroom. Two Master bedrooms, large living room/dining room/kitchen with skylight and kiva fireplace. One bath room with large shower stall, jacuzzi bathtub under skylight. Fully equipped kitchen. Private covered parking space, fountain at Main entrance; partially covered back porch with dining area. Large Roof top terrace. Master bedroom 1: Queen size bed, Maple floor, built in cabinets, antique Chinese desk, loft with modern desk.  Master Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, Mahagoni floor, built in cabinets, desk, 3-window nook with day bed, meditation room with Gothic windows and arched ceiling. Only inquiries with phone number are answered.  Fully furnished; $250 utilities not included in rent. Regular 1-year lease, can be extended upon approval. Please contact Silvana at silvanaheartpath@yahoo.com or  505-690 838

(Posted 05/11/18) 3 br/2 bath 1700 square feet. 16 miles to Los Alamos a 20 minute drive to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. Rent is $1500/month. Northern New Mexico farmhouse style construction on 0.89 acres with Pojoaque River frontage. House includes clothes washer and dryer. House is unfurnished. The R50 insulation in the ceiling and the shade trees make the house pleasantly cool and heating efficient. 16 miles to Los Alamos a 20 minute drive to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. Rent is $1500/month. Requires deposit and first and last month's rent. Dogs and cats are ok. Prefer a 12 month lease will consider a shorter term if needed. Please contact Rachel for pictures/more information. Rachellee1209@gmail.com

(Posted 05/08/18) Available for immediate rent is one beautiful bedroom, individually furnished at 'La Hacienda' in the Pojoaque Valley.  Set on more than 17 acres of a magnificent private retreat; 17 scenic miles from Los Alamos. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Shared space: Extra large living room/dining room/kitchen with Kiva fireplace. Shared bathroom. Private bedroom. Covered front patio with table and benches at entrance to every bedroom. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer and dryer. Private parking space, minimal 4 months rent. High speed internet. $50 utility and wifi included in rent. $1000 rental fee per month. Call or email Silvana; (505) 690-8383 silvanaheartpath@yahoo.com

(Posted 05/08/18) Gorgeous Fully Furnished Two Bedroom House in Pojoaque Valley: 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 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. Please call between the hours of 6:00 AM-3:00 PM (owners live in Europe) if you are interested in viewing the property. Phone number: (719) 505-8214 Email: aortiznav@gmail.com

(Posted 05/03/18) 15 minutes from Los Alamos, 20 minutes from Santa Fe, 15 from Espanola. It is a 4 bedroom 2500 sq ft home on 2 acres with equine facilities. Rent and deposit depends on needs. Will rent to student or family. This property is extremely private, with no neighbors. Plenty of open space and 360 views. This is a one of a kind property.  Please contact Ivan or Kathleen Vigil @ (505) 412-0461 or email Ivan @ icvigil@lanl.gov

(Posted 05/03/18) Studio casita for rent in Pojoaque. New Fully furnished studio casita for 1 person. Private, very safe neighborhood. Quiet. Full Bath. Kitchen. Portal overlooking pasture. Gas log fireplace. 25-minutes to Los Alamos or Santa Fe. 3-month lease with $400 damage deposit. $700 plus utilities, not including phone or cable TV. Call (505) 455-2624 for information or an appointment. Available Dec 1. Must have references.


Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico

(Posted 06/14/18) $475/month.  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. Wireless Internet available.  Washer and dryer on premises. We are located in 'the country'.   Property is enclosed and in safe neighborhood.  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 35-40minutes. Pork and Beef Free Home. We kindly ask that you cook neither in the home during your stay. Friendly dogs and cat on premises. For photos email: lydiadiane@yahoo.com

(Posted 06/04/18) Room for rent! When searching for a temporary or long-term living arrangement this summer, please consider renting in Espanola. I have a room for rent in my 4BR home shared with a pet. Small pet allowed but yard isn't fenced.  The room is furnished with twin beds and a tall bookshelf and has a bathroom primarily yours but occasionally shared with visitors. Also heat/AC, WI-FI, washer and dryer are available. Cable in LR. Kitchen, laundry, LR, enclosed patio are shared. Located on a quiet off-street two blocks from the Los Alamos Highway. LANL is 25 minutes door to door. There are other attractive features. Rent is $700.00 with a $300.00 deposit. Non-smoker only, please. Phone 505-927-5635. Email josephmedina19247@yahoo.com Living here can be the opportunity to meet a diverse array of people and live surrounded by beautiful northern NM.

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