The Ladera heights area is west of the Rio Grande River and home to the Ladera 18 hole "championship" golf course. The view of the Sandia Mountains is a great way to start or a beautiful note to end the day on. Ladera is conveniently located with easy commute only 15 minutes away from downtown Albuquerque or 20 minutes from the newly developing Rio Rancho downtown. Homes in Ladera begin in the early $100,000 up to near $300,000 range. Search SWMLS area 111 for Ladera real estate.