Get To Know The Enchanted Circle
The Enchanted Circle encompasses Taos, Angel Fire, Eagle Nest, Red River and Questa. Known for its magnificent scenery and outdoor activities, the Enchanted Circle makes an outstanding day trip. Drive time is approximately 3.5 hours, but make plans for frequent stops along the way. It’s worth the extra time to discover the hidden treasures of Northern New Mexico.
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Taos Plaza rests at the heart of the historical district, surrounded by shops, galleries and restaurants within easy walking distance, surrounded by quiet residential areas. It has a relatively flat landscape filled with cottonwood trees.
Average home sale price: $186,457
Average acreage price: $86,367
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Valley, Valdez, Des Montes
Nestled beside the world-renowned ski resort with many businesses staying open year-round. High-altitude living amidst woodlands and valleys near the Río Hondo.
Average home sale price: $153,773
Average acreage price: $79,750
An upscale neighbourhood of forested hills which is growing in popularity. It is close to schools, Holy Cross Hospital and the Youth Centre. Building restrictions keep mountain and foothill views relatively unbroken.
Average home sale price: $319,521
Average acreage price: $85,500
Colonias, Blueberry Hill
An area of sagebrush mesas and valleys which are becoming increasingly popular areas for houses, ranging from affordable first-time homes to luxury custom built homes.
Average home sale price: $244,043
Average acreage price: $53,897
Canyon, Cañon Heights, Cañon
This area is replete with hiking trails and campgrounds, picturesque views of the mountainsides and the Rio Fernando combine to form a lush, green landscape.
Average home sale price: $397,311
Average acreage price: $107,286
Prado, Ranchitos, Los Cordovas
El Prado is comprised of meadows and ranch lands with small shops, cafes and other businesses along the highway. Ranchitos and Los Cordovas are similar but more residential. Excellent views of Taos Mountain.
Average home sale price: $279,083
Average acreage price: $55,000
Hondo, Hondo Mesa
A village of old adobes and other dwellings along the Río Hondo, with a rolling high desert mesa stretching toward the Río Grande Gorge. Includes popular fishing spots, as well as the historic John Dunn Bridge.
Average home sale price: $172,450
Average acreage price: $76,586
Country Club, Stakeout Area
A relatively new area of development with broad expanses of land affording unbroken mountain views, as well as the piñon- and juniper-covered "Outlaw Hill," where Old West outlaws kept an eye out for the law.
Average home sale price: $443,750
Average acreage price: $85,000
Nestled in the beautiful Moreno Valley, Angel Fire is a favourite destination for skiers in the winter and golfers, hikers and music lovers in the summer. Angel Fire is the fastest growing municipality in New Mexico.
Average home sale price: $200,000-$250,000
Average acreage price: $15,000
Seco, El Salto
Arroyo Seco is a picturesque village of galleries, shops and cafes, surrounded by the beautiful landscape and gorgeous views of the mountains. El Salto and Des Montes have rolling terrain with orchards and ranches.
Average home sale price: $361,278
Average acreage price: $189,267
de Taos, Talpa, Llano Quemado
Home of the most photographed church in the country (San Francisco de Asis Church), surrounded by quaint adobe structures, and galleries and shops. High terrain and ridges afford views of the Rio Grande Gorge and mountains.
Average home sale price: $173,725
Average acreage price: $67,000
This historic ski town invites visitors to explore its wild west history along with their many shops and restaurants. Surrounded by the Carson Nat’l Forest, this village is nestled in a valley, with the Red River running through it.
Average home sale price: $270,000-$300,00
Average acreage price: $8,000-$16,000
Map & Information courtesy of Taos News