If you are considering moving to Ecuador and are looking for a sustainable lifestyle, in a relaxed country environment, Paute may be just the place for you. And, this exquisite 3 bedroom, 3. 5 bath American/Ecuadorian home, in an eco-friendly gated community in Paute, may just bring you closer to your dream.

Approximately 2,400 square feet, this custom built Paute country home has a large great room with vaulted ceilings, a large fieldstone fireplace, and an exquisite wrap-around terrace that looks out onto the Paute Reservoir and the some of the most stunning mountain and country scenery around.

This beautiful country home includes a large kitchen with granite countertops and a serving bar that leads into the living space. Off the kitchen is a utility room and pantry with washer/dryer hook-ups, cabinets and a wash sink.

The Master en-suite bedroom, also with vaulted wooden ceilings, features a private veranda with never-ending views. There are two large guest bedrooms with walk-in closets and custom baths, with unique hard-wood bathroom cabinets and stunning stonework.

There are also two extra rooms that can be used as a study, library, TV room or an office.

The Paute, Ecuador country home is satellite and cable ready, with a security system, gate intercom phone, separate gray water and septic systems, high quality light fixtures and electrical outlets like in the US.  There is canal water access and excellent soil is ripe for growing nearly every kind of food imaginable.

Located about 45 minutes northeast of Cuenca (Ecuador’s 3rd largest city), Paute is a tranquil, Andean town nestled amongst gorgeous mountain scenery on the banks of the Rio Cuticay, where it meets up with the Rio Paute. The population is approximately 5,000 – 7,000 people within the city limits, and about 40,000 in the surrounding areas. The climate is milder than Cuenca.

The asking price for this unfurnished Paute, Ecuador country home is $250,000 negotiable.  Pets are welcome and loved.