Master Planned Community

High Desert

High Desert real estate is located in a masterfully planned neighborhood snuggled at the base of the Sandia Mountains. Plenty of trails wind through this neighborhood, connecting homeowners to nature while keeping them close to all the amenities of the big city and Downtown Albuquerque, just half an hour away. 

Modern contemporary home in High Desert, New Mexico

High Desert Real Estate Stats

Average Price $768K
Lowest Price $489K
Highest Price $1.3M
Total Listings 18
Avg. Days On Market 131
Avg. Price/SQFT $295

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13204 Twilight Trail Place Ne, Albuquerque

$1,289,000

13204 Twilight Trail Place Ne, Albuquerque

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,819 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1065055

Keller Williams Realty

New
13404 Red Yucca Avenue Ne, Albuquerque

$1,068,000

13404 Red Yucca Avenue Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,350 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1064834

Coldwell Banker Legacy

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5616 Bosque Vista Drive Ne, Albuquerque

$500,000

5616 Bosque Vista Drive Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,914 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1064858

Coldwell Banker Legacy

New
13615 Apache Plume Place Ne, Albuquerque

$1,225,000

13615 Apache Plume Place Ne, Albuquerque

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,818 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1064843

Keller Williams Realty

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12605 Sandia Ridge Place Ne, Albuquerque

$699,900

12605 Sandia Ridge Place Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,497 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1064759

RE/MAX SELECT

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13405 Pino Canyon Place Ne, Albuquerque

$1,200,000

13405 Pino Canyon Place Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,456 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1064366

Coldwell Banker Legacy

6208 Fringe Sage Court Ne, Albuquerque

$1,150,000

6208 Fringe Sage Court Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 4 Baths 3,878 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1064039

Realty One of New Mexico

6163 Goldfield Place Ne, Albuquerque

$580,000

6163 Goldfield Place Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,383 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1063974

Keller Williams Realty

6200 Abiquiu Place, Albuquerque

$678,000

6200 Abiquiu Place, Albuquerque

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,465 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1062309

Realty One of New Mexico

12901 Desert Moon Place Ne, Albuquerque

$814,000

12901 Desert Moon Place Ne, Albuquerque

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1062588

Re/Max Exclusive

6119 Goldfield Place Ne, Albuquerque

$535,000

6119 Goldfield Place Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,800 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1062594

Keller Williams Realty

5723 Bosque Vista Drive Ne, Albuquerque

$489,000

5723 Bosque Vista Drive Ne, Albuquerque

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,570 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1061127

Premiere 1 Real Estate, LLC

High Desert Real Estate Information

High Desert real estate is infused with gorgeous homes brimming with custom features, including floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, and open-concept floor plans.

These houses feature stunning southwest inspired architecture, with adobe like homes that help keep residents cool in the summer and warm in the winter. 

Common architectural details of High Desert real estate includes:

  • High, soaring ceilings
  • Exposed, hand carved vigas
  • Private second story balconies
  • Rounded corners and edges

Real estate in the High Desert area beautifully mix these common traditional property features with modern, contemporary architecture, making for remarkable homes that blend in well with the natural desert scenery.

Many High Desert properties are great for those who love keeping to their own space, with fenced in homes that have top of the line security systems to make you feel more at home. 

This privacy is also great for the many homes in the neighborhood that have pools, or for those homeowners that want to add pools or hot tubs to the large backyards common to High Desert homes. 

High Desert real estate offers picturesque views with modern architecture that perfectly frame the sublime beauty of the mountainous landscape. High Desert is perfect for families looking for an ideal balance of tranquil and city living. 

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High Desert Area Information

High Desert is located off of Tramway Boulevard, minutes away from shopping, entertainment, parks, restaurants, schools, and embedded throughout the neighborhood are hiking trails, wildlife, ponds, and breathtaking views of the Sandia Mountains for a country and city life balance all wrapped into one package.

Located at the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, this master planned community is perfect for those looking to live just steps away from the many paths that wind through this area that is well integrated with the nature around it. 

Just a few of the many common paths in the High Desert area include:

  • Michael Emery Trailhead
  • Bear Canyon Open Space East
  • Embudito Trailhead
  • Elena Gallegos Open Space

Many of these paths wind directly through the area, blurring the lines between neighborhood boundaries and open spaces. 

The Sandia Mountains

The Sandia Mountains don't just provide a stunning backdrop to High Desert homes — it's a great place to visit as well. 

As mentioned, the many trails in the area provide High Desert residents with plenty of spaces to walk, hike, jog, and bike.

However, the Sandia Peak Tramway is also located just a ten-minute drive away from the neighborhood. One of the longest tramways in the world, this incredible structure can take visitors and tourists to the top of the mountain for views, hiking, restaurants, and skiing during the season.

Schools In High Desert

Dining In High Desert

Two burgers of beef, cheese and vegetables on an old wooden table

Dining around the High Desert area consists of many delicious sit down restaurants and quick bites to eat such as:



High Desert, Albuquerque FAQs

Q: What makes High Desert so unique in the Albuquerque area?
A: High Desert is one of the most highly elevated neighborhoods in Albuquerque, sitting at over 6,000 feet in elevation. 

Q: How many subdivisions are there in the High Desert area?
A: There are 23 subdivisions of homes within High Desert, consisting of homes which are typically resting on estates 4,000 square feet or more. 

Q: What is the High Desert area encapsulated by?
A: The region is bound most of the way by the Sandia Mountains to the north and the slightly lower Manzano Mountains to the east. 


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