Ventana Ranch West

There are some beautiful Albuquerque Homes for Sale in Ventana Ranch West.

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Ventana Ranch west is a popular neighborhood in Northwest Albuquerque located directly west of Ventana Ranch. Ventana Ranch is a quiet neighborhood known for a nice sense of community, low crime and popular schools.

The same can be said for Ventana Ranch West.

Ventana VistaVentana Al Sol

Western Shadows Western Ridge

Ventana Vista is the gated neighborhood that was built by Pulte Homes in 2004-2007. The homes in Ventana Vista are larger with a large number of homes have brick and stone on the front. There are some incredible view lots in the neighborhood from the houses along Avenida Vista Ventana.

Ventana Al Sol is another Pulte Homes subdivision located further west. The homes are larger yet somewhat more affordable. There is a large park by the entrance to the neighborhood.

Western Shadows and Western Ridge are great neighborhoods too with a large variety of Pulte floorplans. The homes in these neighborhoods came with a lot of upgraded standard features.

There are also some great neighborhoods by Dr Horton located in Ventana Ranch West.

Ventana Ridge at Ventana RanchHighlands at Ventana Ranch

Dr Horton also built in VR West. Dr Horton always has great floorplans to offer at a slightly better price the Pulte. The homes at Ventana Ridge, Ventana Mesa and the Highlands are large homes that were built from 2005-2008 approximately.

Schools in the Area

The school age children of Ventana Ranch West go to Mesa Antigua Elementary, Tony Hillerman Middle School and Volcano Vista High School. Read more about Ventana Ranch Schools.

Homes for sale in Tony Hillerman Schopl District  or search homes for sale in Volcano Vista High School District.

Find out where your children will go to school by using the schools for your address tool on the home page of the Albuquerque Public Schools Website.

Property Taxes and PIDs

Property taxes are higher in Ventana Ranch west than they are in Ventana Ranch and other parts of the west side due to a special tax district. PID’s or public improvement districts exist in almost all new home communities built after 2008 or so. If you buy a home in an area with a PID, your real estate agent is required to disclose that to you before closing.

To check property taxes for any address in Albuquerque go to the Bernalillo County Website.

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  1. Wow, look at the sky in all those pics. That’s amazing in itself! These look like great properties and I hope they are all selling well for you! Love that you know these neighborhoods so well.

    • Rich Cederberg says:

      We have amazingly clear blue skies here in New Mexico. All the more reason to move to Albuquerque!

  2. I’ve seen a-lot of beautiful skies: across the oceans all over the world, from beautiful mountain tops, in almost every state in the country, and yet there are none like those found in New Mexico. I am 51 years old now and I can remember my father teaching me to sit down and watch the New Mexico sunsets. They are one of the treasures available to everyone, rich and poor, who live in beautiful New Mex….


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