Placitas in a incredible Village community with homes built in to the hills of a Georgia Okeefe painting with the best views of the Sandias. Many homes are adobe or at least a New Mexican style and offer some land with peace and quiet between neighbors.
“Ask three Placitans what they like best about living in Placitas and you may get six different answers. One will say it is being so far from everything, another, being so close to everything — and both will be right. For some it is the peacefulness, for others the proximity to hiking trails. Most will mention the perfect weather, four distinct seasons without harsh extremes. But almost everyone’s answer will include something about the views. Many homes look north toward the hills and mesas, all the way to the Jemez range and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains north of Santa Fe. Others face the mountain, that smooth yet imposing spine of the Sandia’s which covers with snow in the winter. Some homes get both views. In another pleasant paradox of Placitas life, these comforting views are always the same, and yet they change constantly thanks to the sun’s evolving angles and the seasonal rebirth of high desert flowers and shrubs.”
-The Placitas Chamber of Commerce Web Site
Placitas housing offers many of the similar feelings expressed above. Placitas contains beautifully built, artistic, adobe homes with incredible views. The housing market in Placitas aims to blend in with the landscape and the general feel of the place. This offers an out-of-city experience with the conveinence of the metro area lying only fifteen minutes away.
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