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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
- SY Jackson Elementary School
- Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary School
- John Baker Elementary School
- Hoover Middle School
- Eldorado High School
Dining In High Desert
Dining around the High Desert area consists of many delicious sit down restaurants and quick bites to eat such as:
- Howie's Sports Page - Sports bar
- Grassburger - Casual hamburger cuisine
- Windmill Tea House - Bubble tea shop
- Farina Alto Pizzeria & Wine Bar - Italian cuisine and bar
- Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza - Pizza cuisine
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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