The Islands 55 and Older Gated Community

Are you looking for Gated 55 and Older Golf Course Communities? The Islands in Rio Rancho NM might be right for you!

The name of this Rio Rancho community is intriguing. The Islands? In Rio Rancho? Yes, there is lots of water in this oasis of a subdivision!

View Homes for Sale in The Islands.

Entry Gate at the IslandsBut that’s only one of many things that make this little community unique and special. You see it’s for 55 and older adults only. There’s no 21 year old renters working on their cars here! It’s also a golf course community. It’s on Chamisa Hills Golf Course. Many of the homes back right up to the golf course, and it’s a gated community as well!

It’s a Gated community-It’s a 55 and Older community-It’s a golf course community. What more you could you possibly want?

Properties in the Islands

The townhomes in the Islands are predominantly single story units with detached garages. Many of the units back up to the water that surrounds the neighborhood. The garages are located withinPatio Overlooking Water steps of the front door and are within the gated area around each home.

The floorplans are modest but spacious, not cramped, with ample size living rooms.

As you would expect inside a gated 55 and older neighborhood, it’s very quiet inside the community. There are no community amenities here like a clubhouse or pool, although Chamisa Hills Country Club is located very close by if you like to play Golf or Tennis. Beautiful Tamaya resort is 10 miles away. You’ll find a better Golf Course there as well as a spa.

The Islands is an HOA Protected Community

There are convenants, conditions and restrictions on usage. Here are a few of the rules:

  • No overnight parking
  • No garage doors left open for more than two hours
  • No open storage of boats, trailers, campers, etc.
  • No child under 18 may visit for longer than 15 days
  • One permanent resident must be 55 years old
  • If you have a large dog (35 lbs or more) you can only have one
  • Dogs must be carried or on a leash

To fully understand all of the CCR’s you’ll have to read the entire document!

Businesses Located Nearby

The Islands in Rio Rancho is located conveniently located near Rio Rancho Blvd and Southern Blvd. It’s super close to these businesses:

      • Walgreens (0.7 miles)
      • Smith’s Grocery (0.7 miles)
      • Wells Fargo Bank (0.8 miles)
      • Target (1.1 miles)
      • Lovelace Medical Center (0.8 miles)
      • Rio Rancho Presbyterian Hospital is (4.4 miles)


View The Islands at Rio Rancho in a larger map

Islands Real Estate

Not many homes become available in the Islands. In fact, currently there are only a small handful of homes for sale in The Islands.

View them here.

Homes range in size from 1,000 square feet to 2100 square feet. There are 1,2 and 3 bedroom homes available.

Six units have sold over the last year, ranging in price from 124,900 to 184,900.  Here are details on the recent sales (updated 07/14/2013)

Size Beds Baths Price
1,580 3  1.75 $124,900
1,700 3  1.75  $165,000
1,850 3  1.75  $170,000
2,000 3  1.75  $180,000
2,034 3  2.0  $184,900
2,112 3 1.75  $184,900

 

Schedule Your Trip to the Islands

Let me know if you want to see the units currently listed for sale. I”ll be happy to make an appointment to show them to you. Or, contact me me to sign up to receive new listings as they become available.

by Rich Cederberg, (505) 803-5012, Albuquerque Buyer’s Broker, eXp Realty.

 

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