This stunning, 1 bedroom, 1 bath designer long-term rental in the heart of El Centro, Cuenca was fashioned by a celebrated interior designer from Quito and has all the makings of a New York City Soho loft.  It is readynow for long-term residency.

The 750-square foot, ground floor move-in-ready apartment has one bedroom and one bath and is perfect for long-term living with lots of storage space, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and living room, plus a master bed and bath, with hidden storage.  There is also an additional bodega (storage unit) right outside the apartment.

The fully furnished open concept condo comes with everything you need including pots and pans, linens, bedding, glassware, plates, coffee pot, and so much more.

Appliances include a washer and dryer, refrigerator, oven, stove top, and microwave. The condo even has a wine refrigerator. A flat-screen television is located in the condo’s bedroom.

This sophisticated offering is found in one of the most exclusive and secure new developments in downtown Cuenca  — Casas del Nogal — situated between the famed Calle Larga and the Tomebamba River.

Located in the center of the historic district — with its top restaurants, museums, shops, coffee houses, and cultural institutions — the building itself is an oasis of calm and serenity.  A 2-level Mercado, with fresh fruits and vegetables, the famed flower market and Parque Calderon with its iconic blue domes are also just blocks away.

A private gated entrance in the rear of the building leads to the walking and bike paths along the river making this an ideal combination of city excitement and nature-enhanced beauty. And, right across the river is the “New” Cuenca with tons of restaurants, banks, and shopping and grocery malls.

Inside the building are exquisite private gardens and a shared rooftop area designed for quiet livability behind the hustle and bustle of city living.

The condo has its own hot water heater, which is located outside the apartment for safety.  The gas is managed by the HOA so you’ll never run out of gas or have to worry about lugging around gas tanks.

The apartment also has a remote-controlled privacy curtain in the living area and black-out shades in the bedroom, as well as an intercom for screening guests.

A one-year (minimum) lease is required to rent this exceptional condo.

The rental fee is $675 a month and includes all appliances, furnishings, and amenities. The rent also covers all utilities, high-speed Fiber Optics Internet, HOA fees and twice monthly maid service.