High Desert

High Desert is a stone's throw from the Sandia Mountains

High Desert Street
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Price Range: $340,000 – $1,800,000
Square Footage: 1,800 – 9,000 sqft

Natural Beauty in the Heart of Albuquerque

Nestled at the base of the Sandia Mountains, High Desert is a master-planned neighborhood that offers beautiful views of the jagged cliffs and Albuquerque landscapes. Located off of Tramway Boulevard, High Desert is just minutes from parks, grocery stores, and trails, not to mention all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment in Albuquerque. 

Want to experience life in this breathtaking community? Let's take a closer look at what High Desert has to offer.

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A Sense of Community

Although it may be located in Albuquerque's popular Far Northeast Heights district, High Desert maintains an atmosphere of tranquility. You'll be able to choose from High Desert's 23 subdivisions, which each showcase different amenities, home styles, lot sizes, and much more. However, no matter where you choose to settle down, you'll fall in love with High Desert's warm sense of community.

Beautiful Homes

Most homes in High Desert feature stunning mountain views, as well as modern architectural styles that pull inspiration from the surrounding landscape. The average home in High Desert comes packed with custom features, including floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, and open-concept floorplans. Prices tend to fluctuate from the $300ks to over $2 million.

High Desert at a Glance


  • Single-family homes
  • Broad price range


  • Developed by High Desert Investment Corporation
  • Different amenities at each subdivision

Nearby Attractions

Featured Amenities of High Desert

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Nearby parks and trails

You'll never have to go far to explore Albuquerque's breathtaking deserts. Take a quick drive to nearby Sandia Peak, a granite mountain that's ideal for hiking, climbing, and even skiing. You can also take in the area's natural beauty on the Sandia Peak Tramway. Other nearby green spaces include High Desert Park, Michael Emery Trail, and Skyline Dog Park.


Major shopping centers

High Desert isn't far from some of the best shopping in the Albuquerque area. For all of your everyday needs, head to spots like Promenade or Juan Tabo Plaza. Winrock Town Center, Coronado Center, and ABQ Uptown are just a few larger retail destinations within a short drive of High Desert. And if you want to shop local, be sure to check out Old Town Albuquerque! 


Local restaurants

Ready to sample the internationally inspired flavors of Albuquerque? Start by heading to Sadie's of New Mexico, a family-owned mini chain that's known for its Mexican-style cuisine. A seasonally rotating menu of classic American favorites awaits at Seasons 52—it's the city's best spot for a night out. And to sample some delicious desserts, just head to Kolache Factory, a Czech bakery.

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Students living in High Desert are served by Albuquerque Public Schools, an award-winning district that operates 88 elementary schools, 27 middle schools, and 13 high schools. Currently, High Desert is zoned for Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary, Eisenhower Middle, and Eldorado High. Albuquerque is also home to the University of New Mexico, the state's largest public flagship university.

Discover Your Dream Home

Considering buying a home in High Desert? We have plenty of home buying resources to help you find your home sweet home. As Albuquerque real estate experts, we know the ins and outs of this neighborhood and the real estate market, and we'd be happy to assist you during your home search. Let's chat about what you're looking for.

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