The picturesque, incorporated village of Tesuque enjoys a rural feel (there are still horse properties here) and is only five minutes north of Santa Fe, just beyond Bishop’s Lodge. Known for its valley of lush vegetation and the Tesuque River, as well as hilltop sites with views and traditional Northern New Mexico pinon and juniper, Tesuque attracts artists, professionals, retirees, second home owners, and celebrities looking to hide out. There is a small commercial community consisting of the landmark Tesuque Market, the restaurant El Nido and Shidoni Foundry.
Almost all the communities located in this area have a view of the entire Rio Grande Valley all the way to the Colorado border on a good day. Small villages are interspersed with newer subdivisions perched on the hills. The secret home of many a celebrity, this area is made up of adobe fixer-uppers and architectural gems compared to new construction. The area includes Los Caminitos, Vista Redonda, Chupadero, Rio En Medio, Pacheco Canyon and Pueblo Encantado.