Current North Valley Homes for Sale
The North Valley area of Albuquerque, New Mexico, in Bernalillo County, is home to about 45,000 residents. The North Valley consists of three defined areas. North Valley, Near North Valley, and Far North Valley. The entire area is all East of the Rio Grande River to Interstate 25, which parallels the river. The North Valley extends from I-40 at the South end to the Bernalillo/Sandoval County Line just North of Alameda Rd NW, aka NM Hwy 528.
The North Valley also surrounds the iconic Village of Los Ranchos, also known as Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. The area has a relaxed attitude yet a sincere desire to maintain and preserve the nuance of the North Valley area. You can search here specifically for homes within Los Rancho de Albuquerque homes for sale.
The entire area of North Valley and Los Ranchos combined is home to about 45,000 residents, with 67% owning their homes.
North Valley is one of the more distinct New Mexico regions with rural feel neighborhoods, open space, older Adobe homes, and newer luxury properties. Equestrian properties are common in the North Valley as well as small Farm type properties. You’ll find various newer homes, gated subdivisions, and established neighborhoods. The North Valley is an eclectic mix with diverse property styles and people.
Home prices range considerably in the North Valley from a low of about $250,000 to a high of $3.0 million. Because of the diversity of properties, from townhomes to expansive horse properties with multiple acres and equestrian facilities, it is understandable why many love this area and all it offers.
Why Choose North Valley
This lush, green valley along the Rio Grande is known for outdoor entertainment and exploration and is perfect for nature lovers. The Rio Grande Nature Center is a popular state park to enjoy wildlife along the river. The North Valley offers wineries, farmer’s markets, and craft breweries. This rich, fertile area was originally farmland with winding streets past large farmhouses running perpendicular to the river. It was bordered by irrigation ditches that still bring water to local farms and vineyards. North Valley is part of the oldest wine-producing area in North America and is home to several wineries, including VARA Wines, Casa Rondena Winery, and Gruet Winery.
Weekly farmer’s markets offer fresh and seasonal produce, preserves, crafts, meats, and cheeses. And there are also multiple restaurants and eateries throughout the North Valley, including El Pinto, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Los Poblanos Inn, Farm & Table, and Dave’s Valley Grill. North Valley Albuquerque is also home to many shopping options, antiques and collectibles, leather shops, and much more.
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Residents of the North Valley are part of the Albuquerque Public Schools, and most students are assigned to Mission Avenue, Alameda, Alvarado, Macarthur, Griego, La Luz, or Cochiti elementary schools. Garfield, Taylor, or Taft serve as the middle schools and Valley high is the single high school for the North Valley area.
Here’s what others have to say about living in North Valley and the Los Ranchos area:
“Nice neighborhood with access to many hiking and walking paths. Quiet and conveniently located. Not a lot of traffic.”
“I have lived here my entire life, and I would not move anywhere else. The weather is not as severe and scary as other areas of the state and the country. Additionally, this area does not have a lot of pollution like bigger cities that I have visited. The people are friendly and the public places are kept up.” – “We get all the seasons” – Niche.com
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North Valley Homes For Sale