This resort-like retreat on a bluff captures expansive views of mountains, mesas, and city lights. The contemporary Southwestern home has a main home, casita, and pool and boasts a comfortable outdoor living area with a glass wall slider. The home’s systems can be controlled from any smart device. Built to Build Green NM Gold/Emerald (pending), it will operate at or near net zero in energy costs.

From the Big I, take I-25 north to the Rio Rancho/Bernalillo/Placitas exit (Exit 242). Turn west (left) on NM 550 through Bernalillo. When in Rio Rancho turn south (left) onto Northwest Loop Road. Northwest Loop Road turns into Unser. Take Unser to Mariposa Pkwy, turning west (right), then turn south (left) onto Redondo Sierra Vista NE. South (left) onto Blue Gramma, north (right) on Reservoir Road, east (right) on Ridge Top Road, then left onto Ridgeline Place.