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The Southern Crescent conservation neighborhood includes 22 scenic home sites arranged on the gentle south- and west-facing slopes of a crescent-shaped ridge. Surrounded by thousands of acres of protected open space, Southern Crescent offers immediate access to miles of private and public hiking, biking, and equestrian trails.

Six Southern Crescent home sites are currently available.

Southern Crescent Home Sites Lot 4 Lot 12

Each 3- to 9-acre parcel is distinguished by its quality of privacy and topography and by panoramic views of the southern Galisteo Basin, the Ortiz Mountains, the wave-like Cerro Pelon, and the intimate La Cañada Basin.

Carefully sited building envelopes take into account the region’s visual, natural, and community resources, and each is designed to accommodate a single-family home, a studio, and a garden area.

Southern Crescent’s common open space includes a 110-tree orchard and a designated community farm area. Two neighborhood overlooks provide broad Galisteo Basin and Sangre de Cristo views from the highest points on the ridge. Arroyos, native grasses, piñon, and juniper provide abundant plant and wildlife habitat. 

Los Alamos National Bank offers financing to qualified buyers for the purchase of Southern Crescent home sites.


The entrance to Southern Crescent lies approximately one mile from the main Galisteo Basin Preserve entrance at US Hwy 285 and Astral Valley Road. It is a roughly 20-minute drive from Santa Fe. Within the Preserve, the neighborhood is located about one half-mile south of the proposed site for Trenza.

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