Petroglyph Estates, in the Volcano Cliffs Subdivision, is being developed as a unique neighborhood on Albuquerque’s North-West Mesa with unparalleled views of the Rio Grande Valley and Sandia Mountains.  Trails and several parks and larger than normal lots are amenities that will make living in Petroglyph Estates feel like living close to nature.  In addition, the neighborhood is surrounded by natural amenities including the Petroglyph National Monument, Boca Negra Dam Park and is within walking or biking distance to open space with the volcanoes as a backdrop.  The new schools in the area contribute to its desirability.

Zoning in Volcano Cliffs

Urban Residential

Provides for a variety of urban housing types within a network of livable, pedestrian-friendly streets, including: courtyard housing, loft apartments, patio homes, townhouses, duplexes, and detached single-family homes on small lots.

Rural Residential

Surrounded on three sides by open space including the Petroglyph National Monument, Rural Residential areas provide for bigger homes on larger lots consistent with the current platting or allow clustered housing of higher density bordered by conservation areas of natural terrain and beauty

Large Lots

Consists of single family homes on lots larger than typical single family development, respecting the existing Volcano Cliffs residential platting.  They are to be built in a way complementing the natural environment, preserving significant view corridors, and containing visible private open space.

Village Center

Provides opportunities to develop a mix of commercial and higher-density residential uses.