Las Alturas is the area just south of University Drive and directly to the east of Interstate 25. New Mexico State University (NMSU) sits just across the freeway only minutes away, and Memorial Medical Center is just to the north across University Avenue. Along with close proximity to the university and hospital, Las Alturas has close proximity to great dining and shopping as well.
The community is upscale with large homes and sizable lots. It is a similar feel to what you get in Talavera, but it is a little less rugged. There are a lot less dirt roads in Las Alturas; however, it still manages to capitalize on the beauty of the surrounding desert and the native landscape. You also get amazing mountain and valley views from here. It’s not uncommon to see wildlife like coyotes, foxes, roadrunners, and deer. Not to mention, you get to enjoy the same beautiful dark skies at night.
La Tierra Escondida is one of the newest developments in Las Alturas and it really has a lot to offer, including amazing 360-degree views, paved roads, and sizeable lots. The lots are mostly over an acre, running up to around 7 acres, and there are even a handful of equestrian lots in the community. There are plenty of gorgeous custom homes and luxurious estates that occasionally pop up in the resale market. If you are open to the idea of building, there are still several prime building sites available at the moment.
In sum, Las Alturas offers quiet, peaceful, rural living that’s close to town. You can also find awesome views and large home sites that capitalize on the beauty of the surrounding desert. It’s a luxurious community that has everything Las Cruces has to offer within reach.
Closest Hospital: Memorial Medical Center
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