Sandia Park properties are a part of one of the smaller east mountain communities outside of Albuquerque. Sandia Park originated as a mountain getaway for Albuquerque residents who appreciated the fact that temperatures were often ten degrees cooler here than down un the city. The post office opened in 1926.
This high desert world will see an occasional light dusting of snow in the winter, and snowboarders and skiers can head to the Sandia Crest Ski Area where snow falls in greater amounts. Real estate in Sandia Park consists of rustic cabins, modern Sandia Park homes in newer subdivisions, luxurious estates up in the hills. This is the place where one can find great mountain retreats nestled amidst tranquil surroundings.
The Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway
at the ski resort takes you to over 10,000-ft in elevation. The 2.7-mile ride takes one over deep canyons. Great views of the city of Albuquerque are among the pleasures here. In the summer, sunsets are unforgettable from the observation platform as you gaze over 11,000 sq-mi of the Land of Enchantment and the Rio Grande Valley.
Those who invest in Sandia Park NM real estate enjoy ready access to the Sandia Resort and Casino
which offers great views of the Sandia Mountains. The amphitheater
is a 4,000-seat entertainment mecca that is Albuquerque's premier outdoor concert venue.
The Sandia Golf Club
was named to Golf Digest's list of "top ten new courses that you can play" when it opened in 2005. The true championship layout can stretch to 7,772 yards from the longest tees. Various tee sets allow golfers to experience the layout at lengths of as little as 5,113 yards. The Pueblo-style 16,000 sq-ft clubhouse is a feature-laden architectural masterpiece. It is located 10-miles north of Albuquerque at the Tramway exit off of I-25.
East Mountain High School is a charter school serving approximately 400 students and their families in Sandia Park. Sandia Park's San Antonito Elementary School is a pre-k thru 5th grade facility serving about 300 students.
The Sandia Park home buyer will discover an extremely wide array of Sandia properties among the homes for sale in Sandia Park. Affordable Sandia Park starter homes and Sandia Park NM homes for growing families are available. Sandia foothills estate properties extending over 10-20 acres are available as well. Custom architectural designs featuring 5,000-6,000 sq ft of living space are not uncommon among the Sandia Park real estate offerings. The continuing development of the surrounding area should bode well for the value and the desirability of Sandia Park homes for sale.