Just 20 minutes from the historic colonial town of Cuenca, Ecuador, on the rim of the spectacular El Cajas National Park, is a beautiful, fully-furnished, one-bedroom mountain and country retreat, ready for buyers who love and appreciate everything nature has to offer.
Known for its incredible hiking paths through evergreen cloud forests and for its hundreds of lakes and lagoons, El Cajas National Park is home to rich wildlife including Andean condors, giant hummingbirds, llamas, wild horses, and raccoon-like coatis. Trout fishing, bird watching, exploring Incan ruins, biking, and just relaxing are all that you can expect when you live or vacation in one of the most unspoiled mountain retreats in the world.
Welcome to Valley Encatado, and to your new weekend getaway, vacation rental, investment property, or your perfect Andes home. This is the last residential project that will ever be allowed to be built in El Cajas, so the value of this property cannot be rivaled.
Located in an exclusive 14-unit gated community and situated on 10 acres of land that includes riverfront property, this special home has 24-hour security, an electric entry gate and multiple camera security systems, so it is exceptionally safe and secure for a country property.
The gorgeous 870 square foot, fully furnished one bedroom, one bath unit has an open concept living area that is surrounded by windows. An outdoor patio is accessed through sliding glass doors in the living room and bedroom. Everywhere you turn there are lush mountain and valley landscapes and ever-changing scenery that will dazzle your senses and envelop you in nature. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of tea, and listen to the gurgling Tomebamba River below or try your hand at catching some trout for dinner. There are scenic walking paths inside the community and throughout the park.
This is a move-in ready, turnkey condo with everything you need from silverware, plates, glasses, pots and pans, and cooking utensils, to sheets, towels, and linens. The unit comes with an oversized 2-person recliner, that is super luxurious and comfortable. The recliners lie completely flat, providing an extra bed for visitors and a great sleeping spot on those lazy country days.
Cathedral ceilings with open rafters, and tongue & groove woodwork are found throughout this beautiful unit, which also comes with a queen size bed, a full-size washer and dryer housed in a separate room, a refrigerator, an induction cooktop and oven, a kitchen island and black granite countertops, with under-mount stainless steel sinks and Delta Touch control faucets. The bathroom includes a Travertine shower, granite vanity tops and also has under-mount sinks and Premium Delta faucets.
A loveseat, side table, a flat-screen TV, and DVD player, a dining room table with four chairs, patio furniture, a queen-sized bed, a computer desk and chair, custom blinds, and other amenities are included in the purchase price. Just bring your binoculars, so you won’t miss any of the amazing natural surprises sure to come your way.
This stunning home, built to North American standards, has many upgrades and includes 50 Mega Etapa Fiber Internet, and Peruvian Travertine floors with radiant heat.
The windows are vinyl clad with Tempered and laminated security glass, UV protection and sound blocks that ensure peace and quiet inside your home. The unit also includes 8′ solid wooden doors, baseboards, extension jams and casings made out of solid wood, plus granite sills under all of the doors and windows.
The area surrounding the development has also been designated as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve so future building in the surrounding area will be limited, ensuring your purchase remains pristine and private.
There are two six-unit buildings located on the property. Each building has an inner courtyard, with flowers, flowering shrubs, and small fruit trees. This unit is on the lower, river-side of the property. There are also two single-family homes on the property.
So, if you’re ready to experience country and Andes Mountain living in luxurious style … or if you’re looking for an investment property with a great potential for return, now is the time to purchase your dream home in the last residential project ever to be built in the El Cajas National Park area.
The asking price for this incredible, fully-furnished, move-in-ready mountain and country retreat is $149,500
The owner is willing to provide a five-year mortgage option to qualified buyers — something rarely found in Ecuador. There is also a long-term rental (1 year or more) and lease-to-buy options available for qualified parties.
- Amazing Cajas Mountain and Valley Views
- Gorgeous Outdoor Patio
- Surrounded by Nature