Truchas, NM

Straddling a high ridge, the community began as a The Nuestra Señora del Rosario, San Fernando y Santiago del Rio de las Truchas Grant, a Spanish land grant in 1754 and, due to its geography and location, remained a relatively unchanged outpost over the centuries. The land grant is commonly known as the Truchas Land Grant, gaining its name from the river that provides the water for irrigation of the land. Truchas is the Spanish word for trout.


Nuestra Señora del Rosario is also the name of the early nineteenth-century church in the center of the village. The church contains two large altar-screens (reredos) by the renowned santero Pedro Antonio Fresquis. One screen is dated 1821, and there are other fine examples of early nineteenth-century santero art in the church.


The community remains remote, located at 8000 feet above sea level. A paved road did not enter the community till the early 1970's. These very same issues made the community attractive to artists moving to Northern New Mexico for its thriving arts scene, particularly after Robert Redford's The Milagro Beanfield War (1988) was filmed there. The arrival of the artist has altered the traditional pace of agricultural life among the original Spanish settlers, at times leading to tensions, which have more recently receded. There are also a number of vacation and second homes in the village and in the surrounding area. 


Because the community had remained unchanged for so long, it still operates under many of the original Spanish land grant bylaws; for example, cars must share the roads with livestock.


The community has close views of the Truchas Peaks (nearly 5,000 feet above the community) and of the Española Valley.


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Statistics (residential)

Total Listings: 2
Average Price: $1,262,000
Highest Price: $1,999,000
Lowest Price: $525,000

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Listings in Truchas, NM

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Imagine Yourself Living At 8000ft In The Beauti...

$1,999,000 Active 1722 State Road 76, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1.89 Acres
  • 8,600 ft²

Residential

Imagine Yourself Living At 8000ft In The Beautiful Clean Air Of Truchas, New Mexico, On The Scenic High Road To Taos, Running A Gathering Place Of Your Own Invention. The Many Possibilities For This Property Are Intriguing. Built In 2016 Of Adobe And Frame...

MLS® #202100412

Imagine Yourself Living At 8000ft In The Beauti...

$1,999,000 Active 1722 State Road 76, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 1.89 Acres
  • 8,690 ft²

Commercial/industry

Imagine Yourself Living At 8000ft In The Beautiful Clean Air Of Truchas, New Mexico, On The Scenic High Road To Taos, Running A Gathering Place Of Your Own Invention. The Many Possibilities For This Property Are Intriguing. Built In 2016 Of Adobe And Frame...

MLS® #202100411

Imagine Yourself Living At 8000ft In The Beauti...

$1,999,000 Active 1722 Nm-76, Truchas, NM
  • 1.89 Acres
  • 5,000 ft²

Commercial/Industry

Imagine Yourself Living At 8000ft In The Beautiful Clean Air Of Truchas, New Mexico, On The Scenic High Road To Taos, Running A Gathering Place Of Your Own Invention. The Many Possibilities For This Property Are Intriguing. Built In 2016 Of Adobe And Frame...

MLS® #985457

Here Is An Excellent Opportunity To Own A Galle...

$525,000 Pending Please Show 82 & 84 County Road 75, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1 Acres
  • 4,023 ft²

Residential

Here Is An Excellent Opportunity To Own A Gallery In The Artisan Community Of Truchas Along With A Home And Studio/guesthouse On One Acre With Community Water, Community Sewer & Surface Irrigation Rights. This Mountain Residence Has Been Lovingly Owned & M...

MLS® #202004361

A Unique Opportunity To Own A Large, Beautiful,...

$323,330 Active County Road 79 Tract D E F, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 46.19 Acres

Lots/land

A Unique Opportunity To Own A Large, Beautiful, Private & Secluded Parcel Of Land In Truchas Which Has An Unobstructed Views Of The Pecos Wilderness, Truchas Peaks And The Rio Grande Valley. A Spring Fed Pond Is Situated At The Lower Northern Edge Of The P...

MLS® #201904996

A Most Beautiful Parcel In Truchas. Amazing Vie...

$180,000 Pending Please Show Tbd Nm Rd 77, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 15.8 Acres
  • 688,248 ft²

Lots/land

A Most Beautiful Parcel In Truchas. Amazing Views Of The Truchas Peaks And A Bit Westerly. Wooded And Private, This Parcel Is Fenced And Gated. A Perfect Hideaway And Sanctuary. Beyond Your Best Dream.

MLS® #202102913

Look No Further For A Lot To Build Your Dream E...

$120,000 Active 505 County Route 78, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 4.23 Acres
  • 184,259 ft²

Lots/land

Look No Further For A Lot To Build Your Dream Estate Or Situate Your Mobile/modular Home. 4.23 Acre Level Lot In The High Country Of Northern New Mexico. Truchas Is Home To Phenomenal Art Galleries' And The Quaint Town Will Bring You Lots Of Joy. The Wate...

MLS® #202102115

Look No Further For A Lot To Build Your Dream E...

$120,000 Active 505 County Route 78, Truchas, NM
  • 4.23 Acres

Lots/Land

Look No Further For A Lot To Build Your Dream Estate Or Situate Your Mobile/modular Home. 4.23 Acre Level Lot In The High Country Of Northern New Mexico. Truchas Is Home To Phenomenal Art Galleries' And The Quaint Town Will Bring You Lots Of Joy. The Water...

MLS® #992701

Beautiful Parcel Of Land In Truchas With Superi...

$100,000 Pending Please Show Tract C Calle Posesion, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 5.56 Acres
  • 242,324 ft²

Lots/land

Beautiful Parcel Of Land In Truchas With Superior Views Of The Truchas Peaks And The Jemez Mountain Range. Up The Hill From County Road 75, This 5.5 Acres Is Irrigated Acres With Grassland And South Facing Forest Area. Own Your Little Piece Of Heaven On T...

MLS® #202102517

A Beautiful Parcel Of Land In Truchas With A Fa...

$95,000 Active Parcel A-1 County Road 78, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 4.22 Acres
  • 183,823 ft²

Lots/land

A Beautiful Parcel Of Land In Truchas With A Fantastic View Of The Truchas Peaks And The Jemez Mountains, Neatly Tucked In With Grassland And Forested Area. Access By Paved County Maintained Road. Own Your Little Piece Of Heaven On A 4.2 Acre In The Mou...

MLS® #202102255

Beautiful Land In Truchas, New Mexico. Stunning...

$82,000 Active Parcel 5 County Rd 77, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 4.72 Acres
  • 205,385 ft²

Lots/land

Beautiful Land In Truchas, New Mexico. Stunning Views Of The Truchas Peaks And The Rio Grande Valley. Pinon And Sage Brush Covered Mountains. Private, Secluded. Close To The Carson And Santa Fe National Forests. Rare Find In The Area. Other Adjacent ...

MLS® #201905148

Tract 1, 2.20 Acre Lot, Entrance #180, First Pr...

$75,000 Active Tbd Tract 1 County Road 77, Truchas, New Mexico
  • 2.2 Acres
  • 95,832 ft²

Lots/land

Tract 1, 2.20 Acre Lot, Entrance #180, First Property On Left. Property Is Divided Into 4 Lots. Tract 1 Is Close To Cr 77. Community Water Close By. Undeveloped Land With Great Views. 24 Foot Ingress And Egress And Utility Easement To Back Lots Will Be On ...

MLS® #202103252

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Listing information last updated on August 2nd, 2021 at 7:41pm MDT.