Albuquerque – Placitas – Zip Code: 87043
Placitas is a delightful mountain foothill community with a quiet, peaceful, small town charm located 30 minutes from Santa Fe and 15 minutes from Albuquerque. Placitas is characterized and known for its spacious lots and spectacular, breathtaking views. There are gorgeous custom homes tucked away in beautiful canyons and up on the mesa with views of rolling terrain covered with natural high desert vegetation. The area encompasses a nice blend of old and new homes. There are many older adobe homes as well as brand new contemporary style homes in the Placitas area. A quick 30-minute commute to downtown Albuquerque and 30 minutes to Santa Fe via I-25. The Paseo Del Norte area (appx. 10-15 minutes) offers a variety of shopping and restaurant choices. Close to the Sandia Casino, you can enjoy fine dining and live music from nationally renowned entertainers.