A fully-furnished, designer garden suite that is move-in ready & perfect as an investment, rental property or live-in delight is now for sale in one of the best downtown areas in Cuenca. This one-of-a-kind condo is a two-story gem, with perfectly appointed custom-designed furniture, top-of-the-line appliances, and stunning artwork with a tropical feel.

This light and bright 88 sq. meter (947 square foot) condo boasts 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and has elegant marble floors throughout. The gorgeous gourmet kitchen was designed by a Cordon Bleu Chef. An eat-in quartz island and a small dining table provide the perfect spot for casual or elegant dining.

The Master Suite is located on the second floor and has a large Master Bath with double sinks, marble countertops, and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom, located on the main floor, features a custom, white leather sofa bed with a German-made mechanism for ease and comfort. This room can also be used as an office, as there are two desks in the room for convenience and workability.  There is also a large storage closet in this guest room, perfect for luggage, holiday ornaments or outdoor patio chairs.

The apartment is completely turnkey, with lovely dishes, glassware, all new appliances, sheets, towels, artwork, furnishings and more. It has been used as a long-term rental unit for the last year and a half, generating $850 per month in rent.

All the lights in the condo are LED for reduced electric bills. The apartment is pre-wired for a security system and the building has Fiber Optics Internet.  A huge, common rooftop deck providing spectacular views of the rivers, the Cajas Mountains, and the historic cityscape is available for your enjoyment any time.

This offering is in one of the most exclusive developments in Cuenca’s Old Town, Casas del Nogal. Built by the famed development team, ISAM, their projects have been featured in various publications including The New York Times, The Financial Times of London, INHAUS, Revisita Habitar, Construcción & Diseño, Casas, RQ, and the book “1000 x Architecture of the Americas.”

The building is located between the famous street, Calle Larga, and Cuenca’s stunning Tomebamba River. Calle Larga has countless restaurants, excellent hotels, historical ruins, beautifully restored early 20th century mansions, antique shops, artist workshops, traditional bakeries, and cloisters. A colorful, indigenous mercardo — where you can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and meats – is just a 1/2 block away, and across the river, an easy 10-minute walk through the lovely Parque de la Madre park, is the modern supermarket, Supermaxi and “New” Cuenca.

There are also direct staircases to El Barranco – the riverfront walkway and bike path – perfect for strolling along the banks of the beautiful Tomebamba River.

The asking price for this incredible, all-inclusive, turnkey apartment is $165,000