Placitas, New Mexico, is a village located in Sandoval County. Some of the village’s most poignant features are its mesas, hills and mountains. A favorite activity among the locals is hiking since the village offers plenty of wide open spaces. If you spend some time outside, you may see wild horses gallop along the plains. Placitas is about a half hour from Albuquerque, so if you work in the city but live in the village, you don’t have to worry about a long commute.
Placitas is a small place with a population of about 5,000 people, but you’ll be able to find things to keep yourself busy if you look hard enough. You can carry out errands at Homestead Village Shopping Center, a quaint, yet active outdoor shopping district. It has a grocery store, a bank, an art gallery and more. A popular eatery in the plaza is Blades’ Bistro, a restaurant that combines European and American cuisine. Its menu items include salads, chicken francaise, lamb loin chops and other entrees. Go to Las Placitas Presbyterian Church once a month to see the Placitas Artists Series. This event combines music and art by beginning with an artist reception and ending with a music concert. Bring the kids to the art series because tickets are free for Placitas students up to the 12th grade as long as they have an adult accompany them.
Most Placitas real estate properties are single family dwellings with one to four bedrooms. Some homes in Placitas are made with adobe, a type of clay that’s a common building material for Southwestern properties. If you’re planning on purchasing land for your custom home or business, this village has plenty of lots up for sale. Regardless of your plans, you’ll enjoy living in Placitas since it has an affordable cost of living, nice and warm weather and lots of wide open spaces.
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