Arete Homes of Santa Fe is Santa Fe’s Premier Home Builder in New Construction Homes

Arete Homes has an inventory of completed new homes that are move-in ready, and several new floor plans under construction. Our newest development, Arbolitos at Las Estrellas offers new real estate in Santa Fe with lots and home packages for sale in the Northwest part of town–where the new homes are being built. Arete Homes gives you the experience of personalizing your home, without the custom-home price. Signature features of every Arete Home is quality, with energy efficiency and optional upgraded finishes. Award-winning local, home builder, Robert Gibbs has planned and built 17 residential communities with over 1,200 total new homes in the City and County of Santa Fe since 1994. Read more about Arete Homes and Rob Gibbs.

Where ever you are in your search for your next home, we have many exciting upcoming new construction homes with floor plans and optional features to suit your lifestyle.

Visit Our Communities

Villas di Toscana

Villas di Toscana is a gated community located at Governor Miles Road and Camino Carlos Rey. Explore our Capri Model at 2905 Viale Tresana. There are only three homes left in this community! Hurry, these won’t last long.

Arbolitos at Las Estrellas

Arbolitos at Las Estrellas is our newest development community nestled in the piñon-studded hills of northwest Santa Fe and just minutes from downtown Santa Fe, situated near the intersection of Tano Road and North Ridgetop Road. Homes are under construction and will be available summer of 2020. See New Homes for availability.

Valverde at Las Campanas (NEW!)

Landscape at Valverde

You know Las Campanas for its distinctive homes from pueblo to modern contemporary style. Valverde at Las Campanas is the newest addition to the master-planned community to be developed and built by Arete Cole Development Company, LLC. As of October 2019, we are breaking ground and staking new properties.

“Great design and modern convenience.” – Lin and Penny, Villas di Toscana homeowners


Radiant vs. Forced-air Heating (Video)

Realtor Elle Seybold and home builder, Rob Gibbs of Arete Homes of Santa Fe talk about the pros and cons of choosing radiant vs. forced-air heating. Both options are good, says Rob. With radiant heat you have controlled, quiet, and zoned areas and–except for newer more complicated systems, radiant doesn’t provide cooling. Set it and…

Feel Good Owning a Green Home While Saving Money (Video)

Elle and Rob talk about the benefits of owning a new [green] home, and explain the significance of HERS–the Home Energy Rating System and Santa Fe’s green building code. Rob discusses the testing and inspection process new homes undergo to determine a home’s efficiencies, including insulation, windows, energy-efficient appliances and equipment, lighting, water use (WERS–Water…

Siting a Home Lot at Arbolitos (Video)

Each lot at Arbolitos is unique, and because each lot is quite different many things are taken into consideration, like slopes, topography, trees, and vegetation. Each lot at Arbolitos is carefully situated to maximize the best landscape view for each lot. For info on Arbolitos, call: 505-660-9026 Dave Gurule Associate Broker/Owner Filson Investments

Visit our New Model Home at 2905 Viale Court, Santa Fe (Slideshow)

This new Capri Model home, includes a spacious master suite with full bathroom and open floor plan that offers abundant natural light. Enjoy outdoor living with access to a back portal. High ceilings, granite counter tops, hardwood cabinets, walk-in closet, KitchenAid stainless steel appliance package, and refrigerated A/C are just a few of the fine…

Bird’s-eye view of Arbolitos at Las Estrellas!

Photo from above Lot 7 of Arbolitos community

Visit the final home available before it's gone!
To find out more about the beautiful, gated community that offers the lock-and-leave benefits of knowing your home is private and secure, make an appointment to visit our last home at Villas di Toscana.

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