Placitas real estate has been found! In the 1940s this quiet little community on the north side of the Sandias had an agrarian community of vineyards, orchards, horses & goats. In the 60’s, Flower Children established little Communes and Placitas became an eclectic collection of artists and artisans, a place to go to for a drive on a Sunday afternoon. Toward the end of the twentieth century, Placitas real estate was discovered and developed to attract upper end homes and professionals who wanted the feel of a mountain community and country living while being able to go to work in Albuquerque in twenty minutes on I25. Even people working in Santa Fe have bought Placitas real estate and have built high end adobe and adobe style homes with magnificent views to the west and the Sandias.Another benefit of Placitas real estate ownership is that it is an easy drive to either Santa Fe or Albuquerque which gives you the conveniences of both cities. Shuttle service is available from Bernalillo to Santa Fe. With the forthcoming Railrunner to Albuquerque and Santa Fe, life will become even sweeter. As the town of Bernalillo has grown, shopping restaurants, casinos, golf and hotels are less than 15 miles away without having to even venture into the “big city”. It is the best of all worlds, country living with city conveniences. Owners of Placitas real estate have become an eclectic collection of professionals with prestige and bragging rights. Placitas real estate can be searched in SWMLS area 180.