horse property: NM State Fair Horse Shows - 09/15/12 07:58 AM
It's that time of year again--- the New Mexico State Fair is in full swing beginning this weekend. And that means horse shows- lots of horse shows!
This year, due to a condensed schedule for the actual State Fair (only 12 open days), several horse shows actually took place before the official first day of the fair yesterday. But there are still lots of shows remaining!
Today and tomorrow, September 15th & 16th, is the Arabian, Morgan, Saddlebred & Hackney show. Monday, September 17th is devoted to Paints and Appaloosas Tuesday, September 18th will see the Pinto Show Wednesday, September 19th … (0 comments)

horse property: Looking for Albuquerque area horse property? - 04/30/12 07:25 AM
Looking for Albuquerque area horse property?
We've got some great ones, in various price ranges and locations! Whether you're looking for a place for backyard horse-keeping, or a property to set up a commercial breeding or training facility, whether you prefer a mountain location or irrigated valley land, we've got something to please!

On a budget? Check out this great bedroom, 2 bath home on two level, usable acres in Edgewood, New Mexico, about 20 minutes east of Albuquerque. The comfortable home offers a spacious grerat room with cozy woodstove, open kitchen, and 2nd living area. The land is … (0 comments)

horse property: Great Valley Horse Property on 5 Irrigated Acres! - 03/20/12 07:27 AM
Irrigated Horse Property with Pre-1907 Water Rights!
This great horse property is located in the Rio Grande Valley, half an hour south of Albuquerque, NM. You'll love the private location on 5 lush, irrigated acres, with declared, pre-1907 water rights. Check out the virtual tour, and then call or email me to see this great equestrian property in person!


horse property: Need Horse Property Around Albuquerque? Consider Edgewood! - 03/20/12 07:25 AM
Edgewood, NM is a great location for horse lovers. Horses are permitted throughout Edgewood, with both wooded terrain and open, usable land available. Whether you're budget-minded or looking for a true equestrian estate, you'll find properties to suit in Edgewood, and have a commuting time of under half an hour to Albuquerque, too!
For instance, you can buy this wonderful, 20-acre equestrian estate, boasting a loverly, 2950 SF custom home, a top-of-the-line horse barn, pipe-fenced pastures, turnouts, and arena, and so much more. Just take a look at the virtual tour:

Need something more affordable? This comfortable 1600 SF … (0 comments)

horse property: Outstanding NM Equestrian Estate! - 12/07/11 08:01 AM

horse property: Santa Fe County Horse Property at Low, low price! - 03/14/11 07:01 AM
OK, we all know, Santa Fe is trendy; Santa Fe is expensive.
BUT, there's a little known secret-- the southern portion of Santa Fe county offers wome wonderfully affordable real estate that is in reasonable commuting distance to the "City Different" and is also just minutes from our NM "big city," Albuquerque!
For example, you can buy a wonderful horse property on 7.5 level acres, with stylish 2200 SF home, 4-stall barn, pipe-fenced pastures, round pen, and much more for just $329,000! Check out this wonderful Santa Fe County horse property, in the little town of Edgewood, New Mexico!


horse property: Live Surrounded by National Forest! - 06/16/10 06:19 AM
Just 20 minutes from Albuquerque, NM, you can live in a spectacular custom home bordering the National Forest!

Perched on the east slope of the Sandia Mountains in Cedar Crest, just below the ski area, you'll find this architectural masterpiece nestled in the tall pines on 3.7 mountain acres. Dazzling stars fill the evening skies, and amazing views from 360 degree Pella windows, day and night! Pure privacy, bounded by the Cibola National Forest and its miles of hiking and riding trails for your backyard!

The main living area boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and views, … (0 comments)

horse property: National Forest for your Backyard! - 05/21/10 09:53 AM

horse property: Virtual Tour of Fantastic Moriarty Horse/Cattle Ranch - 03/25/10 10:01 AM
This outstanding horse or cattle ranch is available on 640, 1280, or 4240 acres. Headquarters include a cozy & comfortable 2050 SF main house (2BR + study & 1 BA) plus 512 SF guest quarters (1 BR, 1BA, LR & kitchen), an 1545 SF older 2 BR adobe home that needs work, plus a newish Palm Harbor doublewide! Ample ranch facilities include a 6000 SF barn with 8 oversize indoor stalls plus additional exterior stalls, plus shed-row stalls & 3 close-in paddocks with loafin' sheds, 2446 SF shop or equipment barn, large, fully enclosed round pen, hotwalker, treadmill, oat bins w/ … (2 comments)

horse property: Virtual Tour of 6+ Acre Bosque Farms Horse Property - 03/25/10 09:47 AM
Amazing horse property backing on the Rio Grande! Custom 3134 SF home on 6+ lush, irrigated acres with MRGCD rights. Access riding along the river from your back door! Builders' own home, with spacious rooms, lovely river-rock FPs, hardwood floors, outdoor living area w/ patio, FP & hot tub! Plus 384 SF guest/caretaker's quarters not in SF. Great 5-stall barn with turnouts, tack room & hay storage, pipe-fenced and cross-fenced, paddocks w/ loafin' sheds, dog kennels, 2 workshops, attached 2-car garage plus detached 3-car garage, much more!
Located right along the Rio Grande is lush, irrigated Bosque Farms, NM Call Laura … (1 comments)

horse property: Bosque Farms Real Estate Market Looks Promising This Year! - 03/20/10 09:48 AM

Anyone can be a pessimist about the real estate market. All over the U.S., the economy-- and the housing market along with it-- look pretty bleak, and no one's more aware of that than you and I. As real estate agents, sellers or buyers, we get used to the ups and downs of the market year by year. In this case, the "down" seems to be lasting a bit longer than we'd like to see.
But in my little corner of the country, there's a light at the end of the tunnel. Nestled quietly in the valley just south … (1 comments)

horse property: Incredible Moriarty Horse Ranch- Reduced! - 03/12/10 07:21 AM
This 1,280-acre ranch is a horse owner's dream!

It comes fully equipped with a 6,000-sf, 8-stall barn, a spacious tack room, enclosed round pen, outside shed-row stalls, treadmill, hotwalker, vetting rack, paddocks with loafin' sheds, fenced pastures and even a roping area!

The comfortable main house has 2 full bedrooms plus a study, a great hobby room, 1 bathroom, and a huge great room, perfect for entertaining. The main house is 2,050 square feet, plus a separate 2,446-sf workshop.

The ranch also has a cozy, private guest/in-law quarters on 512 square feet, a … (0 comments)

horse property: Stunning custom home on 6+ acres, steps from the Rio Grande! - 03/12/10 04:44 AM
This Bosque Farms horse property is a real find!

The custom-built, 4+br home has indoor and outdoor living areas, a sprawling patio, a gorgeous tiled kitchen with adjacent formal dining room, and a huge master bedroom with private bath and walk-in closet.

Luxurious extras include hardwood flooring, river-rock fireplaces, a loft, an outdoor hot tub ... too many to list!
A cozy, private apartment above the garage makes a perfect caretaker or guest quarters.
A sturdy 5-stall barn, which includes a tack room, dry hay storage and turnouts, is a horse-lover's dream!

The 6.314-acre lot … (0 comments)

horse property: Tax Credits: Not Just for First Time Buyers! - 11/19/09 05:49 AM
New Federal law provides up to $6500 in federal tax credits for qualified move-up and repeat home buyers purchasing a new principal residence.
To qualify for this tax credit, buyers must purchase a new home by April 30, 2010 (or have the home under binding sales contract by that date, with a closing no later than June 30, 2010.) To qualify, a buyer must have owned and resided in a home for at least 5 consecutive years of the eight years prior to the purchase date.
And this tax credit is "refundable," which means that the credit can be claimed … (0 comments)

horse property: Wordless Wednesday-- Here comes the Gold! - 07/15/09 12:08 PM

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horse property: I'm so lucky... to live here! - 05/12/09 02:26 PM
I'm so lucky to live where I live, here in Bosque Farms, NM! Take a look, and see what I mean! I've got
1. wonderful, "Land of Enchantment" sunsets and rainbows to look at right outside my front door
2. plenty of water to grow a huge, food-factory-size garden, despite living in a "desert" state
3. cranes, ducks, geese, and other waterfowl hanging out in my pastures and flying overhead along the Rio Grande
4. lush pastures for my little herd of horses (a necessity for a "horse … (9 comments)

horse property: Holiday Horse Property Extravaganza in NM! - 12/09/08 04:56 AM
A group of some 30 New Mexico real estate brokers has banded together to stage a "Holiday Horse Property Extravaganza" of Open Houses throughout the greater Albuquerque area on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th.
All locales within the Greater Albuquerque area will be represented, from Corrales and Albuquerque's North and South Valley, through Valencia County communities as far south as Belen, to East Mountain communities as far out as Moriarty and Estancia.
All properties have existing horse facilities, and range from an acre up to the 40-acre range. Prices range from under $200,000 to several million dollars.
The two-day … (1 comments)

horse property: The perfect location in the Rio Grande Bosque! - 10/27/08 11:41 AM
Dream Location in the Bosque! 8800 Vidal Road, Albuquerque, NM 87105 View Map This is the location you've been dreaming of! Located in the bosque right near the Rio Grande, this 2.61 acre lot offers both a woods full of ancient cottonwoods and a lush, irrigated pasture as well! The pipe-fenced, irrigated pastures cover about 3/4 of lot, while the back quarter of lot, including a perfect home site nestled in the woods, where you won't have to disturb any of the 8 shady cottonwoods. Or choose to build out in the sunny pasture! The site is in the peaceful, secluded … (2 comments)

horse property: A Perfect Blend of Old and New: Los Lunas, NM! - 09/20/08 11:44 AM

horse property: 347 Lagunitas, Albuquerque, NM 87105 - 08/06/08 02:54 PM
Ideal Location for Serious Horsemen! 347 Lagunitas, Albuquerque, NM 87105 View Map Completely turn-key, high-class horse property! Elegant home has HW floors, radiant heat, raised ceilings, hot tub, wonderful master suite, central vacuum, beautiful built-ins, Brazilian cherry-wood and rough-cut slate floors, automatic, solar-powered entry gate, industrial pro-panel roof. The entire 7.624 acres is lush and green, with abundant, huge shade tress. Block barn (approx. 40x60) has office, oversize foaling stall with camera monitor, additional 12x12 stalls, tack rm, phone, TV, power, auto-waterers, vet rack. Additional horse facilities include 6-stall shed row barn; enclosed, covered round pen; huge, 66 ton, 19' tall … (1 comments)

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Albuquerque, NM

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Greater Albuquerque neighborhood, community, and real estate tips, updates, and infoprovided by Laura Warden, Albuquerque real estate and horse property specialist. My husband, Brian, and I provide four detailed websites to serve your specific needs: Albuquerque Area Horse Properties and Equestrian Communities Albuquerque Suburban Areas and Homes Albuquerque Historic Homes Small Town and Rural Communities and Real Estate This blog and our websites all provide current tips, updates, community news and information relevant to buyers and sellers of real estate in Albuquerque and surrounding areas, plus news and resources for New Mexico horse owners.




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