These neighborhoods boast some of Santa Fe’s most photographed adobe homes and gardens.
With some homes dating back centuries, these neighborhoods boast some of Santa Fe’s most photographed adobe homes and gardens. Hosting a mix of multi-generational families and newcomers, the homes, often hidden behind high walls and accessed by narrow, dirt lanes, recall the city’s early history and lend Santa Fe a unique heritage. Views are scarce here, but authenticity and atmosphere dominate.
Long famous for the galleries, restaurants and specialty shops, Canyon Road has become one of Santa Fe’s most popular attractions. Upper Canyon Road has long-established residences and the Randall Davey Audubon Center, encompassing 135 acres and miles of hiking trails, a nature store, and the historic house of artist Randall Davey.
Stretching from the heart of Santa Fe to Missouri, this historic westward route has carried thousands to the Southwest. Now, Old Santa Fe Trail boasts gracious, adobe homes and newer architectural wonders. Around the ‘museum district’, housing the Museum Of International Folk Art, The Museum Of Indian Arts and Culture, The Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian, the terrain is dotted with piñon and juniper.
Bordered in the northeast by Old Santa Fe Trail and in the southwest bythe South Capitol area, the length of this road comprises a professional district and established communities. The hospital is located here as are many of the doctors’ offices.
Established in the early part of the Twentieth Century to accommodate the growing railroad industry, this area has many different architectural styles. From bungalows to brick homes to older adobes, the different styles all work together to create a lovely mosaic. The trees are old and large, the sidewalks broad and well-planned. Wood Gormley elementary school is centrally located.
Bordered on the east by the ancient Santuario de Guadalupe, the end of the Camino Real, and in the west by St. Francis Drive, this little neighborhood is a collection of beautifully-renovated adobes and up-and-comers. The lots are small and tidy. Short walking distance from the Plaza, the Rail Runner train station, shops and a quaint movie theater.
Sol y Lomas is an older subdivision with established landscaping and located in the southeastern part of the city. Still close in, Sol y Lomas is perfect for those seeking more substantial homes on larger lots than found downtown. Most homes have garages and many properties also have guesthouses/studios.
Describing itself as ‘The Premier Residential Community of the Southwest’, Quail Run is a community of 265 individually owned and appointed condominium homes on 103 beautifully landscaped acres. The homes are complemented by a PGA-rated, par 32, nine hole golf course, Pro Bounce lighted tennis courts designed for high altitude play, a complete fitness center, a 65-foot indoor ozone purified pool, a full service restaurant, spa services and so much more. All resides in a secure, gated environment allowing you to relax and enjoy yourself in this high desert oasis.
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