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Santa Fe, New Mexico Community Page - Eldorado

Aside from being one of America’s premier art destinations, Santa Fe is also home to stunning architecture, beautiful scenery, and a sense of Southwest community that makes all feel welcome.

The South Santa Fe area is highlighted by the friendly community of Eldorado. Home to amazing people, rich culture and beautiful scenery, Eldorado is a community of 2,500 homes situated at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Located just 25 minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza, Eldorado has accommodations for prospective residents in all stages of life. If it’s ranch style living you desire, rolling pastures and scenic vistas await in Eldorado. If you are looking for a great community to raise a family, with some of the best schools in Santa Fe, Eldorado is the place for you.

Named for the former train station on the Santa Fe Railroad, Eldorado’s art community is thriving and remains a huge draw for the region. Each year in the middle of May, the Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association holds an annual studio tour. Artists come to display and sell their art in over 61 different studios throughout the community.

Shopping and Dining

Eldorado’s unique charm and southwestern flavor are never more evident than in the community’s shopping and dining destinations. The Agora Shopping Center is one of Eldorado’s most frequented shopping options. Several local merchants displaying a wide array of goods call the Agora home. Stop into Las Chivas Coffee Shop for one of over 25 different organic blends of coffee, and take in the spectacular art on display in the Coffee House Gallery. Try some wonderful food at the Santa Fe Brewing Company, or just sit back on and listen to the Agora’s fabulous live music on Friday evenings during the summer.

One of the most celebrated dining establishments near the Eldorado area is certainly Harry’s Roadhouse. Harry’s has been selected by the Santa Fe Reporter reader’s poll as: "The Best Restaurant, Best Moderately Priced Restaurant, and Best Kid Friendly Restaurant in Santa Fe." Breakfast, lunch and dinner, Harry’s Roadhouse is a great place to bring the whole family and enjoy the cuisine and culture which has made Santa Fe famous.

Schools and Recreation

Eldorado is a community committed to education, as the schools in Eldorado are some of the highest rated in Santa Fe. Eldorado Elementary and Middle School has a current enrollment of 608 students from grades K-8th. It is one the only schools in the state to receive a 9 out of 10 rating and the school’s test scores are well above the state average in almost every category. Whether a public or private school experience is right for your family, Eldorado schools will provide your children with the some of the highest quality education in the area. Click here to go to El Dorado Community School website.

Contact Information

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