Discover wilderness-ensconced luxury real estate a heartbeat away from Downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.
A few minutes north of Santa Fe’s center, towards the verdant density of the massive Hyde Memorial State Park, lie several affluent communities where luxury homes and contemporary villas intermingle with high-end adobe houses and majestic views. Bishop’s Lodge, often referred to as the “Hills and Villas” area, is a tribute to the classic Santa Fe adobe style. Sun-drenched stucco walls the color of warm sand house interiors decked out in lavish finishes, often featuring exposed beams, gorgeous natural lighting, central courtyards, and an enchantingly rustic feel.
On the western edge of the Bishop’s Lodge neighborhood, the community along Old Taos Highway has a more suburban atmosphere, though it remains more pastoral than the housing closer to downtown. Condos and single-family homes, still largely dominated by the adobe and Pueblo styles, are set back from the roads on slightly smaller plots of land, surrounded by sturdy junipers and green shrubbery.
To the east of Bishop’s Lodge Road is Artist-Hyde Park Road, along which you’ll encounter luxury developments like Santa Fe Summit, Cerros Colorados, and Sierra del Norte nestled into the hills. Deeper into the state park and winding up towards prime ski country, these highly-coveted estates are custom-built, incredibly private (often hidden from view), and designed with natural harmony in mind.
What to Love
- Variety of views from the high desert, mountains, soft foothills, forests, and canyons
- Privacy and secluded locations
- Just minutes from Downtown Santa Fe
- Gated communities/entrances
People & Lifestyle
Residents of these neighborhoods can relish the remote feel while being incredibly close to the Santa Fe Plaza and all of the wondrous urban beauty of the city itself. They’re perfect for those who highly value their privacy and have a propensity for outdoorsman skills, as many of these homes are adjacent to trails, parks, ski slopes, and preserves.
Bishop’s Lodge, Old Taos Highway, and Artist-Hyde Road are near to several excellent Santa Fe schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Rio Grande School, PK – 6, highly rated private elementary school
- Santa Fe Preparatory School, 7 – 12, #1 rated private high school in Santa Fe area
- St. John’s College, four-year secondary education, highly rated public university
Contact Ricky Allen and Cathy Griffith
Ricky: 505-470-8233 | EMAIL RICKY
Cathy: 505-500-2729 | EMAIL CATHY
This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead