About the East Mountains of Albuquerque, New Mexico
A guide to luxury living in the East Mountains
Offering unparallel panoramic vistas, the Sandia and Manzano Mountain ranges form the East Mountains situated just east of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This area enjoys all the conveniences of the metropolitan area while providing a respite from the hassle of big city life. The East Mountain area is comprised of the communities of Tijeras, Cedar Crest, Sandia Knolls, Sandia Park, San Antonito, Sedillo and Edgewood. With so much natural beauty, it’s obvious why this area has become very popular for those seeking a better quality of life.
Speaking of natural beauty and quality of life, where else can you find such a wide assortment of flora and fauna. Offering a cooler climate, often 10-15 degrees cooler than Albuquerque, the East Mountains and the Cibola National Forrest are a haven for sports enthusiast. Numerous recreational opportunities are available including snow skiing at Sandia Peak, snowshoe racing, cross country skiing, sledding, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, dirt biking (on designated trails), camping and more.
Known for a rustic yet refined lifestyle, the East Mountains offers numerous living options including larger custom-built ranches and luxury estates to more traditional style residential real estate options including single family homes, comfortable townhome living and luxury apartments. All in all, the East Mountains offers potential homebuyers a very attractive style of life mixed with solitude and privacy.
For the younger set, students in the East Mountains attend either the Albuquerque Public School System or the Moriarty Municipal Schools. Collectively, these two systems offer five elementary schools, two middle schools and East Mountain High School (charter school grades 9-12). Private school options include East Mountain Christian Academy (PK-12), Mountain View Academy (grades K-5), Mountain View Academy West (grades K-5), and Mountain View Mennonite School (grades 1-8).
Offering homes for sale in Tijeras, Cedar Crest, Sandia Park, Sandia Knolls and Edgewood, few areas offer a more secure real estate investment than the East Mountains of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
If your planning a house-hunting trip to this area to preview homes for sale, it would be my pleasure to give you a personal guided tour of the East Mountain region or if you just want to search all listings in the MLS, this site offers a very easy to use search properties tool. Either way, we are here to assist!
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