The entrance to Southern Crescent lies approximately one mile from the main Galisteo Basin Preserve entrance at US Hwy 285 and Astral Valley Road. It is a roughly 20-minute drive from Santa Fe. Within the Preserve, the neighborhood is located about one half-mile south of the proposed site for Trenza.

Southern Crescent Building Envelopes

Utilities + Community Services

Southern Crescent home sites are fully serviced by roads and utilities. These include:

  • Electricity

  • High-speed Internet access is available through CNSP Wireless, a local wireless network company that serves the Santa Fe area

  • A neighborhood system of shared wells

  • Easy access to US Highway 285

Development Standards

Designed in accordance with the highest standards of conservation development, Southern Crescent intends to minimize the impact of new construction on the region's scenic, cultural, and habitat values. A carefully defined set of covenants and restrictions encourages homes to exemplify the energy efficiency and water conservation practices of green development.

Download the Southern Crescent Community Development Standards [pdf; 2.3MB], the document that sets forth these building and landscaping criteria.


Download the Southern Crescent Community Operating Agreement [pdf; 2.6MB], which describes homeowners' rights and responsibilities, including those related to community governance, trail use, and the maintenance and stewardship of common areas.

Southern Crescent Disclosure Statement > [pdf; 3.6MB]