East Mountain Real Estate
East Mountain, New Mexico, offers residents a comfortable climate, friendly environment, access to a large city nearby with both a university and a major medical center. At the same time, it provides the peace and charm that come with a more rural life, along with a lovely area near the Sandia Mountains with numerous smaller towns to choose from.
Residents of East Mountain also have a number of great dining options such as Zorba’s Fine Greek, with Greek inspired dishes, Katrinah’s East Mountain Grill featuring steaks and burgers, homemade New Mexican style specialties, burritos, baked goods, coffee drinks, and ice cream, along with vegetarian and gluten free options. The Greenside Café in Cedar Crest offers a wide selection of beers and wines.
You don’t need to stray far from East Mountain to enjoy the beauty of the area. The Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood is a 122 acre reserve focusing on native wildlife and ecology. They also care for animals that can’t be released due to injury. The park also hosts events such as a music festival, Chuckwagon suppers and shows, an annual Wind Festival, Star Parties, falcon demonstrations, and the World Championship Blacksmiths national competition.
The Sandia Park Tramway is also a nearby attraction that has the world’s third longest single tramway span and the longest single section. You’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains, along with nearly 30 miles of trails. Or you can ski at the Sandia Peak Ski Area, where you’ll also find a certified snow sports school, a rental shop, café and the Sandia Peak Sports Shop.