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Location- Centrally Located Condo (Gated) - Sandia Mtn View

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Minimum Stay
6 nights

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This second story Condo is in a Gated Community and approximately two and a half miles from freeway access(I-25). Close to Balloon Fiesta Park (less than five miles), Movie Theatres (four miles), Arroyo Del Oso Golf Course (four miles), Old Town (10 miles), and many restaurants nearby. Other attractions nearby. Santa Fe approximately 60 miles north, and Taos approximately 125 miles north.

The master bedroom features a king-size Westin Heavenly bed and California walk-in closet. All towels, paper products, dish washing soap and laundry detergent are provided. All appliances including a Miele front load washer and dryer are provided.

The property features two pools (opened seasonally) and a bike path close to the property(two Motiv Bikes supplied for use during your stay). The balcony has one rocking chair and one rocking bench to enjoy the views. If you're here during the Balloon Fiesta, you can usually view the balloons right from the balcony as well. *** The bike path can get you to BALLOON Festival Park if wanting to bypass driving there!***

The condo is also situated next to a balloon landing field for your enjoyment of seeing balloons land without driving to the festival.

Keywords: Condominium (Second Level)

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016

About Jeannie

I got the idea of a vacation rental when visiting San Diego, CA and staying at one. I was so pleased with the amenities, that I wanted to provide something similar in my hometown (which I love) in Albuquerque! Another influence (and most important) is my Grandfather, actually known as my Dad by most (since he raised me)- Ignacio Cordova,known as 'IGGY' by those he knows. He is a retired CMSgt. The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) is a unique non-commissioned rank in the United States Air Force. The holder of this rank and post represents the highest enlisted level of leadership in the Air Force, and as such, provides direction for the enlisted corps and represents their interests, as appropriate, to the American public, and to those in all levels of government. He also directed and lead his family. What I love about my Grandpa, is not only did he teach and discipline me...he provided me with a 'home' not just a house. Most people that know him, recognize his saying 'Mi Casa Es Su Casa' (My house is your house). I hope that I can make my Vacation Rental feel like that for all my guests. Mi Casa Es su Casa....

Jeannie purchased this condo in 2005

Why Jeannie chose North Valley

I chose the ABQ Condo for many reasons. The location: it's close to freeway access, the International Balloon Fiesta, and centrally located to access most interests in Albuquerque with ease. Another Reason is that the condo is in a gated community: many of my guests like the idea of the security of a gated community. Also, there are two pools (opened seasonally) which is an amenity many families with children look for when vacationing.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Location- Centrally Located Condo (Gated) - Sandia Mtn View
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Chicago area

Great choice in Albuquerque!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect for Grandma & Grandpa, Mom & Dad, 4 y/o girl & 6 y/o boy. Plenty of room to spread out. We appreciated the many amenities furnished and it was well maintained. Property owner was so helpful and as a bonus, one morning we woke early to find right next to our condo, in full view - at least 25 balloons in various stages of inflating (actual Balloon Fest was at least one month away). Location was close (within 5-10 min) to everything we needed. The mountains are breathtaking. A great choice & hope it's available next visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

I am a travel nurse and stayed in this condo for 2 1/2 months. It was absolutely perfect. It is in a gated community with beautiful views of the mountains and close to everything Albuquerque has to offer. The condo is fully furnished and includes anything and everything that you might need for a short or long stay. It was very clean and beautifully decorated. I had a question for the owner concerning the garage door and she responded immediately and addressed the issue. She was always available and easy to reach though everything was so perfect I really did not need to have much contact. I recommend this property to anyone looking to have a comfortable stay in Albuquerque. Thanks again for everything.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our family all met in Albuquerque for a wedding and had a great time at Jeannie's condo. The accommodations were very comfortable, clean, and lovely. Our adult children and a few grands were all able to make meals in the extremely well-stocked kitchen. We were really impressed with the quality and attractiveness of the pots and pans, dishes, and appliances. We enjoyed the tour books and magazines, wifi, and the full television programming. Jeannie thought of everything including leaving a lovely note offering her assistance, if needed. We will definitely be back to this home away from home.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at the ABQ Condo!
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St. Louis, Mo

Winter Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year staying in this property and we look forward to many more stays. Every aspect of the condo is excellent. From location, cleanliness, utility, and every other aspect of accommodation. The owner could not be more pleasant and accommoddating of the personal issues we had to deal with during our stay. If a recommendation is ever needed, let me know.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing the ABQ Condo... It was such a pleasure to meet you both!
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New Mexico Balloon Fiesta

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at your home in Albuquerque, NM Oct. 3rd - 10th of 2015. The stay exceeded our expectations! We went for the Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. It was very conveniently located to the grounds and the view from the balcony was breathtaking! We felt safe in the gated community. Your home was clean and kept up. We highly recommend it! Thank you! ~Jane and Randy, Jan and Doug from WI

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of the Albuquerque Condo..So happy you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful Balloon Fiesta... Yes, the city has designated the field just south of the condo as an official landing field. Many balloons migrate to this area to land... Glad you were able to experience it!
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Very Nice Condo In Good Area

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this condo while house hunting in ABQ. It was pretty clean and very comfortable and served our needs well. The owner was helpful too and a pleasure to work with. Would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Balloon Fiest Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Entrance to Old Town
Nearest Point of Interest
St Clair Winery & Starbucks
Nearest Point of Interest
Starbucks Coffee
Car: recommended

2 Motiv Bikes (available UPON REQUEST) for nearby bike path.


Rates & Availability

Vista Del Norte Alliance Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Balloon Fiesta
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 16 2017
6 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
6 night minimum stay
Balloon Fiesta
Sep 27 2019 - Oct 14 2019
6 night minimum stay
Balloon Fiesta
Oct 2 2020 - Oct 12 2020
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $55
Cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Vista Del Norte Alliance Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Westin Heavenly Bed (ordered from Westin Hotel), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
Gated Community, 2 Motiv Bikes(UPON REQUEST), Master Bedroom has Westin Heavenly King-Size Bed & California Closet, 2nd Bedroom has queen bed, 3rd Bedroom has 2 twin beds, Club house with exercise equipment, 2 swimming pools (opened seasonally), 1 car covered garage (UNATTACHED) + 1 uncovered parking space, Balcony has mtn views with rocking chair and rocking bench, Miele frontload washer and dryer.

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