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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Alegria by Del Webb, Bernalillo, New Mexico

    Posted Under: General Area in Bernalillo, Home Buying in Bernalillo  |  January 28, 2012 12:39 PM  |  2,500 views  |  No comments
    Alegria by Del Webb, Bernalillo, New MexicoThe town of Bernalillo, New Mexico is a historical treasure just fifteen minutes from Albuquerque and less than 40 miles from Santa Fe. Here active adults age 55 and better enjoy resort-style living at Alegria by Del Webb and Centex Homes. This intimate sized community is planned for just 376 single-family homes. Residents enjoy a private gated entry, a scenic location and plenty of amenities to enjoy an exciting lifestyle.

    Centex Homes started this 55+ community in 2006. In 2009 when Pulte Homes, parent company of Del Webb, acquired Centex, Alegria transformed into an official Del Webb community.  Today interested home buyers can select from resale or new construction homes priced from the low $200’s to the high $300’s. Sizes range from just over 1,400 to 2,325 square feet. The new construction Del Webb homes are available in nine ranch-style floor plans all of which include 2 bedrooms and a 2-car garage with the larger homes including an additional den. Curb appeal abounds thanks to beautifully designed homes featuring Southwestern style architecture set amidst scenic mountain views.

    Alegria in Bernalillo, New Mexico offers wonderful options to experience cultural events and exciting outdoor recreation. The temperate climate and welcome sunshine makes this area ideal for year-round outdoor fun. Albuquerque, just fifteen minutes from the community, offers a vibrant entertainment scene, delicious dining and plenty of shopping. Santa Fe boasts unique art galleries, museums and historical sites. Bernalillo is one of the oldest continually established settlements in North America located on the banks of the Rio Grande.

    Amenities at this New Mexico active adult community are centered around the community clubhouse offering 9,000 square feet of fun. Features include a fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, rooms for hobbies and games, a library, computers and a demonstration kitchen. Other outdoor features include miles of scenic paths for walking or biking, bocce ball courts and horseshoe pits. Residents enjoy making the most of the amenities in this friendly 55+ community. There are dozens of special interest clubs catering to interests such as reading, scrapbooking, bingo, dominoes, wine, movies, dining out, dance and more. Residents enjoy getting together with friends for classes, daytrips and special events throughout the year.

    For more information and photos of this and other NM active adult retirement communityplease visit 55Places.com. To stay in touch with us please join our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook link below.

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  • Alegria by Del Webb, Bernalillo, New Mexico

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Bernalillo  |  December 11, 2011 7:38 PM  |  2,649 views  |  No comments
    Alegria by Del Webb, Bernalillo, New Mexico At the base of the Sandia Mountains, on the banks of the Rio Grande, sits Alegria by Del Webb. Alegria boasts stunning desert vistas and fabulous amenities all in a prestigious community planned for just 376 homes. Alegria was originally started in 2006 by Centex. With the 2009 acquisition of Centex by Pulte Homes, Alegria became part of their award-winning Del Webb brand. As with every Del Webb community, Alegria offers world-class amenities, finely crafted homes and the famous Del Webb lifestyle.

    The homes at this intimate sized New Mexico active adult community are available from the low $200s to the high $300’s. With just 376 homes planned, Alegria is much smaller than the massive resort-style communities Del Webb is known for. The homes here are sized from just over 1,400 to 2,325 square feet and all feature single-level living with at least two-bedrooms. Today, interested home buyers can select from resale homes or Del Webb’s new construction homes designed to enhance active adult living with spacious open floor plans, relaxing master suites and ample storage spaces.

    Amenities at Alegria Del Webb include a lovely 9,000 square foot clubhouse with plenty of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. There is a fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hobby and game rooms and a library plus miles of trails for walking or biking. Residents enjoy meeting new people and making new friends in the various special interest clubs and activities highlighting hobbies such as cards, crafts, tennis, yoga and more.

    There is plenty to do within the community as well as throughout the local area. Set in the town of Bernalillo, residents enjoy easy access to everyday conveniences plus popular surrounding towns. Albuquerque is just fifteen minutes away while Santa Fe is less than 40 miles away making for an ideal daytrip or weekend getaway. Outdoor activities popular with local residents include skiing, golfing, ballooning, hiking and biking, just to name a few.

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  • Alegria by Del Webb, Bernalillo, New Mexico

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Bernalillo  |  July 15, 2011 6:29 PM  |  2,746 views  |  No comments
    Alegria by Del Webb, New MexicoSet on the banks of the Rio Grande is the active adult community known as Alegria by Del Webb. Located in Bernalillo, New Mexico, this 55+ community is just north of Albuquerque and less than 40 miles from Santa Fe. The town of Bernalillo is one of the oldest continually established settlements in North America and is rich in culture and history. Residents enjoy gorgeous surroundings from soaring mountain ranges. Also nearby are the unique Carlsbad Caverns and the popular town of Santa Fe with fabulous museums, historical sites, art galleries, shops, dining and more. Thanks to an ideal year-round climate, the area is perfect for outdoor recreation nearly all-year long.

    Alegria opened in 2006 and was originally started by Centex Homes. Pulte Homes, parent company of Del Webb, acquired Centex in 2009 and began selling Del Webb homes at Alegria shortly after. The community is planned for 376 homes upon completion. The new construction Del Webb homes are available in nine single-family ranch style floor plans sized from just over 1,400 square feet to 2,325 square feet. In addition to the new construction homes there are a variety of resale Centex homes available as well. Prices range from the low $200’s to the high $300’s.

    The amenities of this unique New Mexico active adult community are centered around a 9,000 square foot clubhouse. Here residents enjoy a nice collection of amenities to support a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. There is a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hobby and game rooms plus a library. Outdoor amenities include another swimming pool, neighborhood parks and miles of trails for walking or biking.

    The pleasant climate and location near the base of the Sandia Mountains offers a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Some of the more unique recreation options include exploring archeological sites, hot air ballooning, and hiking the deep valleys and ridges in the surrounding national parks.

    Whether within the Alegria community or nearby towns, the area offers a wealth of social activities to enjoy. The Del Webb lifestyle is in full swing with dozens of special interest groups meeting on a regular schedule. Residents also enjoy special events, holiday parties, classes and daytrips to local destinations such as Albuquerque.

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