With an estimated population of 9,000 people, Bernalillo, New Mexico is a small town consisting of just under five square miles of land, about 15 miles north of Albuquerque. Bernalillo sits at the northwest edge of the Sandia Mountains and along the banks of the Rio Grande River. Beginning as a few original haciendas, Bernalillo slowly evolved into a trade center for the settlers in the area and became a town in the late 1600s. Bernalillo and the surrounding area are rich in historical sites. Our Lady of Sorrows Church was built in 1857 in Bernalillo and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Two important archaeological sites in the area are Coronado Historic Site and Sandia Man Cave.
Wine and winemaking have been a staple of the town since its beginning, and each year Bernalillo celebrates with the New Mexico Wine festival on Labor Day. Beer lovers needn’t feel left out as the city hosts the Mountain West Brew Fest in August with a selection of brewers, and vendors of food, crafts, and more. For the entire year, there are numerous restaurants in town serving food from moderately priced to fine dining, with an emphasis on Mexican and Southwestern cuisine. There are also multiple dining, recreation and entertainment options available in Albuquerque, just a short drive away.
Although rich in history Bernalillo has many modern houses for sale, with all the modern amenities. If you are looking at homes for sale, you may see styles available from Ranch to Tuscan to Adobe and more. Houses for sale in Bernalillo can range from smaller units with two bedrooms and two baths to luxury estates with five bedrooms and five bathrooms. You will not be disappointed with the variety of houses for sale in Bernalillo. If you would like more information about any homes for sale in Bernalillo, please contact us today.
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