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Housing in Los Alamos and nearby communities

Disclaimer: Triad National Security, LLC (Triad) provides these listings as a convenience for postdocs who will be working or participating in programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Triad 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 02/20/19) 1500 sq ft, spacious, bright, immaculate 1-2 BR, one full bath, guest house, in private peaceful setting. Fully furnished and thoughtfully decorated. Large kitchen with dishwasher. Radiant heat, brick floors throughout with lovely carpets. Diamond finish plaster walls. Beautiful Talavera tile in kitchen and bathroom. Large closets in all rooms. Separate laundry room with washer/dryer. 3-6 month lease with possible option to renew, first and last month plus $2000 security deposit. Includes all utilities. Spotless, pet-free, smoke free. Private parking wooden front porch surrounded by piñon trees. Hiking and biking right outside your door. This is in a desirable neighborhood behind El Gancho Fitness Swim and Racket Club on Old Santa Fe Trail. 4 wheel drive vehicle is advisable. 6min to Santa Fe plaza50 minutes easy access to LANL, and best of all. 3 minutes to Harrys Roadhouse restaurant. $2475 month, first and last and security deposit. Available march 1st 2019 please call 505-988-5084

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

(Posted 03/09/19) Private, furnished room available for rent, starting March 17, 2019. $650/month. Shared full bathroom, kitchen/dining, washer/dryer. Located in Western Area, close to LANL as well as downtown Los Alamos. Room has a twin bed, and generous closet space. Rent includes use of furnishings, bed and bath linens, and utilities (water, gas, electricity and wifi). Lease is month-to-month. $500 deposit required at time of signing, along with first month's rent. Room is available for sure on April 1st but possibly on the evening of March 31st (depending on move-out time of current tenant). Preference will be given to applicants who want the room closest to this time. No pets. No smoking. Photos available upon request. Contact Maggie at maggiemoore1981@gmail.com.

(Posted 03/08/19) We have one bedroom available now. The rent is $775 per month. The room is furnished with a queen size bed, and a desk, and a chair. Big walking in closet. Utilities including microwave, refrigerator, toaster oven, high-speed wifi. The room is located in a private residence, near mountain  elementary school. Walking distance to free county transit and 5 mins driving to LANL. To inquire please respond to e-mail with the following 1) where are you working and why are you moving? 2) time of renting and when do you plan to move in? Contact Mathiew: mathiewfu@gmail.com

(Posted 03/04/19) North Mesa 3BR/2BA house on Canyon in Los Alamos, $2250/month. Single Family house 3BR/2BA on canyon. Incredible views. Private, quiet. Huge back deck overlooking canyon. Side deck off laundry room. Huge three car garage (double door) 15 ft back wall and sink. Updated bathrooms and kitchen w/gas stove. 15 ft ceiling sun room with wood burning stove. Plenty of storage. Enclosed courtyard with fruit trees and berry bushes. Available April 1st. 1 year lease. Trained pets ok. Dogs $65/month, cats $35/month. Pictures available upon request. Call or text Alex, 505-695-6926 or email alexmasucci@gmail.com

(Posted 02/20/19) Room for rent in quiet neighborhood in White Rock (8) miles from Lab.  Fully furnished bedroom.  $675.00 month.  Includes utilities, wi-fi, and pool membership in summer months. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely furnished. Washer/Dryer. Deposit $250/rental agreement. Free bus route 2 blocks from house.  No Pets.  No Smoking.  Pictures furnished upon request.  Contact Lori at 505-660-0246 or email heidiofthemountain@gmail.com.

(Posted 02/13/19) Ponderosa Estates, 3 Primrose Lane, Los Alamos, NM 87544. Unfurnished, beautiful, single family home ( 3000 ft2 ), well-maintained with 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and 2-car garage in quiet Ponderosa Estates. Spacious, open dining room and living room with gas fireplace, engineered hardwood walnut floors, in-floor radiant heat. The master bedroom suite includes large, bright master bath with jetted tub, shower, and 2 walk-in closets. The home features updated appliances: refrigerator, dishwasher, gas stove and range, washer, and dryer. Large deck, outdoor kitchen and flagstone patio, with a hot tub in back yard. Access to back yard from master bedroom and family room. Lovely landscaping in front yard with raised beds and sprinkler irrigation. Ponderosa Estates area is close to schools, golf course, town, and LANL. The area provides great hiking and mountain biking trails. The lease requires a minimum of one (1) year.  No Pets. No Smokers. Application and References required. Rent is $2950.  First Month Rent and Security Deposit required with the signing of the lease.  Available March 2019.  Please contact: jepservices.la@gmail.com or 505-670-5353 for an appointment.

(Posted 02/07/19) Fully furnished rooms for rent in quiet North Community Area. Cozy and comfortable rooms, shared with other LANL postdocs/staff in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.    Full access to brand new fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dinning room, and sunroom), large laundry room with washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. Parking on driveway. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10 min biking or 5 min drive from the laboratory. Asking $575 per month including all utilities, internet, and cleaning of common areas. Call 505-412-3542.

Pojoaque / Nambe/ El Rancho , New Mexico

(Posted 02/04/19) Quite, safe, secure custom built home "Case del Alma" 2100sqft / $2600. Available February 1, 2019. Set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, just 18 miles North of Santa Fe, 'La Casa del Alma' is available for immediate rent. 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. Fully furnished; $250 utilities not included. Regular 1-year lease, can be extended upon approval. Email: silvanaheartpath@gmail.com to set up appointment for viewing or with any question you might have or call Silvana 505-690-8383

(Posted 02/04/19) Cozy 'La Casita' Fully Furnished. 1400sqft / $2050. Available February 1, 2019. Set on one of the most prestigious private retreats in the Pojoaque Valley, just 18 Miles North of Santa Fe and 16 Miles to Los Alamos. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet, secure. 3 Bedrooms, large Living/Dining room with skylight, Kiva fire place and 3-window nook. Bathroom with shower stall. Kitchen fully equipped. Laundry room with washer/dryer. $200 not included in rent. Contact Silvana 505-690-8383 or silvanaheartpath@gmail.com

(Posted 02/04/19) 'La Hacienda Living Facility' Available February 1, 2019. Available for immediate rent are several beautiful bedrooms, individually furnished at 'La Hacienda'. Set on more than 17 acres of a magnificent private retreat; just 18 miles North of Santa Fe and 16 miles to Los Alamos in the Pojoaque Valley. Wide open views, gated entry, safe, quiet and secure. Shared space: Extra large living room/dining room/kitchen with Kiva fireplace. Shared bathrooms. Private bedrooms. 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 6 months rent. $100 utilities not included in rent. $700 / $1000 rental fee depending on room. No pets please due to shared facilities! Contact Silvana 505-690-8383 or email silvanaheartpath@gmail.com

Espanola / Chimayo / Medanales, New Mexico
(Posted 03/11/19) Two Bedroom Two Bath House on 70 quiet, private acres along creek and arroyo, with cross country trekking out the back door. Passive solar, plus radiant floor heat, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, bathtub, washer/dryer, furnished and decorated with great art. $3200 month/6 months/or 1 year lease with first/last month and security deposit. Electric, gas, water, trash, sewer included. Magnificent, panoramic views of O’Keeffe’s Pedernal and Sierra Negra. Near Los Alamos, Santa Fe, SF Opera, Taos, Ojo Cliente Hot Springs Spa and Restaurant, Jemez Hot Springs, Bandelier National Monument, O'Keeffe’s home, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu Lake, Abiquiu Inn, and Bodes General Store/market. 41 miles from Los Alamos - easy, scenic commute. This “Land of Enchantment” Abiquiu Retreat is perfect for Professionals and Families. Contact dchodzko@windstream.net or (505) 685-0068 if interested. Pictures available at https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/32364429?s=51.