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Under the shade of huge beautiful cottonwood trees and located just fifteen minutes north of Santa Fe, the quaint village of Tesuque has been attracting worldwide visitors since the 1740’s. The village, which is named for the adjacent Pueblo, is home to the Tesuque Village Market, which serves as the main attraction for travelers and locals alike. The Santa Fe Opera house is also one of the area’s biggest attractions and is just west of Tesuque Village off of I-84/285.

Tesuque Village Real Estate For Sale

Real estate in Tesuque Village was first coveted by artists because of Tesuque’s natural aesthetic beauty and affordability. However, a secret of this value cannot be kept for long, so over time more affluent home buyers sought out Tesuque Village properties for its peaceful natural environment. Tesuque is encompassed on all sides by tranquil pastures and picturesque orchards. The scenic landscape adds to the appeal of this old-world gem, tucked in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.  The drive to downtown Santa Fe and Canyon Road is short (about 20 minutes) and scenic on the beautiful Bishops Lodge Road.

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The Tesuque Village Market

The Tesuque Village Market is an eclectic mixture of culture and commerce. The market itself is reminiscent of an old-world trading post, where the goods and cuisine are outdone only by the scenery and conversation. Make a day of your Tesuque Village experience and enjoy one of the Market’s signature dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The breakfast menu features the delectable Blue Corn pancakes, while the lunch and dinner menus feature the Tesuque Market’s World Famous Tortilla Soup and exquisite meat selections. If you fancy an adult beverage try one of the Market’s signature drinks, including the “John Daly,” a unique twist on the classic “Arnold Palmer.”

Travel just a few more miles north from Tesuque Village and you will find Gabriel’s Restaurant serving the best of Old Mexico and the Southwest. Gabriel’s is consistently rated as one of the best restaurants in New Mexico, and locals and visitors alike return for the tableside guacamole, incredible menu, and amazing service.

Arts and Recreation

The Santa Fe Opera has grown into one of the finest cultural festivals in the world. The world-renowned venue is an amphitheater in the rolling hills just outside of Santa Fe and a few short miles away from Tesuque Village. Views of the Sangre de Cristo and the Jemez Mountains surround the amphitheater and accentuate the quality of the productions. Santa Fe Opera season runs from late June to the end of August each year.

Santa Fe’s rich and unique art history is exemplified in the Village of Tesuque. The most breathtaking example of Tesuque’s art tradition is the beautiful Shidoni Foundry and Gallery. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the indoor art galleries, which represent more than 150 artists from all over the country. The outdoor gallery features over eight acres of sculpture gardens and bronze art. Shidoni is nestled along the Rio Tesuque on a former apple orchard and provides one of the most exciting art experiences the Southwest has to offer.

Tesuque Village is also home to the Camel Rock Casino. Camel Rock features some of the best gaming in the area. A wide array of slots and table games will entertain for hours, while the tremendous comfort food of the Pueblo Artist Café will ensure your casino experience is just as unique and inspired as the surrounding community.

Contact Information

Susan Orth
City Different Realty
518 Old Santa Fe Trail #190
Santa Fe NM 87505