6 gorgeous homes in Albuquerque
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Los Ranchos. The mid-century modern Robb house was built in 1962 by architect Don Schlegel, on a mound surrounded by alfalfa pastures. The four-bedroom home features floor-to-ceiling glass windows, an entryway fountain, original wood built-ins, and a red sandstone fireplace.
The 12.3-acre property has large cottonwood trees and panoramic mountain views. $2,400,000. Timothy Tourville, Coldwell Banker Legacy, (505) 604-8468.
North Valley. Set on 1.25 acres in the Rio Grande greenbelt, this 5,393-square-foot, four-bedroom home offers views on all sides through expansive glass windows.
Interior details include vaulted ceilings, an indoor pool, and undulating architectural elements. The grounds have formal gardens intersected by stone pathways. $1,100,000. John Lopez, Coldwell Banker Legacy, (505) 991-3386.
Netherwood Park. Built in 1968, this three-bedroom adobe home nestles in a wooded corner lot near downtown. Turquoise gates with a bell tower open to a garden courtyard with a fountain.
Inside are kiva fireplaces, vigas, Saltillo tile floors, and custom-carved doors. The master suite has a patio, and there's an artist's studio with high ceilings and clerestory windows. $549,000. Jo Cook, RE/MAX Select, (505) 379-6099.
Los Ranchos. Casa de los Santos is a compound of five separate buildings, each showcasing an aspect of New Mexican architecture. The four-bedroom main house recalls the iconic Alvarado Hotel, with most rooms leading through a portal to the gardens.
The lush 1.25-acre property also includes a Mission church–style studio, two guest casitas, and a four-car garage with attached studio. $1,995,000. Marsha Adams, Sotheby's International Realty, (505) 261-6469.
Sandia Heights. Built in 1994, this four-bedroom home sits on 1.3 acres overlooking the city and the Sandia Mountains. The contemporary house displays Pueblo-style touches, such as kiva fireplaces, vigas, and adobe tile, and has a chef's kitchen and a home theater.
Outside are a courtyard, a balcony, and a backyard leading to the North Pino Arroyo Trail. $950,000. Jeannine DiLorenzo, Keller Williams Realty, (505) 235-5840.
Downtown. This 1906 four-bedroom Victorian stands on a corner lot in a fenced yard with rosebushes, across from an included detached carriage house.
The interior features an oak staircase, decorative molding, pine and oak floors, French doors, high ceilings, an oversize kitchen with butler's pantry, and a spiral staircase to a finished attic. $344,900. Karsten & Associates, (505) 750-7627.