This one-of-kind first floor condo includes a 511 square foot, self-contained guest house that can also be used as an income producing, rental unit, with its own separate entrance … or an inviting, private retreat for friends and family.
The light-filled 2,122 square foot, 3-bedroom, 3/12 bath condo also includes more than 1,033 square feet of patio and garden space, bringing warmth and entertaining areas throughout the house.
As you enter this 16-apartment building, you know that you’ve come to a special place. The building features a slate, stone entryway and a dazzling floor to ceiling water wall. 24-Hour security guards welcome and announce guests, and your condo unit is conveniently located straight ahead on the first floor.
An Otis Elevator, with monthly maintenance, can also whisk you up to two communal rooftop gardens, an exercise room and yoga studio, communal BBQ, and business or entertainment spaces for owners to share. Downstairs is a racquetball court. This is one of the only buildings in Cuenca built by an American and built to American/European standards … and as such, is very unique.
The condo itself has an inviting open concept living room, with marble floors that lead into a gourmet kitchen and separate dining room. The living room features a large, 6.5 ft. marble gas fireplace with a 50-inch Samsung Smart TV above it. This great entertaining space also features a wet bar with custom, built-in cabinetry and a sink, a refrigerator and an area for a wine cooler.
An enclosed patio can be reached from both the living and kitchen areas. The brick enclosed patio includes Chonta and Brick Flooring, lighting, gas and water connections and a hose reel. This charming area is perfect for grilling and entertaining friends.
Marble floors are found in the dining, kitchen and guest bath areas. In the living room there is a large, 6.5 foot marble gas fireplace that creates warmth and ambience. A stereo hook-up and a Pioneer surround sound system going into the living room, dining room and kitchen areasprovide non-stop entertainment.Television speakers and built-in ceiling speakers round out this immersive sound and light experience.
Additionally, there is a 3 X 2 fully stocked built-in fish tank that divides the kitchen from the living room. Should the new owners prefer to knock down this wall for a fully open space area, the fish tank can easily be removed and a good home will be found for its current tenants.
The kitchen features Hogar 2000 white high gloss cupboards with lighting and drawers, granite, countertops and back wall, a large granite island and two bar chairs, a GE Arctica refrigerator, a GE Monogram Dishwasher, a GE Profile 6 burner gas stove, a Teka gas oven, a full North American sized electric grill, a microwave, a stove exhaust fan, and dimmer lighting with special fixtures over island. The dining room features a spectacular crystal chandelier.
The 3 bedrooms and hallways include real wood laminate floors and the baths feature rectified, Graiman exportation-quality ceramic tile. Hunter Douglas blinds can be found throughout. The Master features a tempered glass covered solarium with large Jacuzzi tub, plus a master bath with large shower, glass enclosures, high-end stainless steel fixtures and a recessed mirror.
The unique feature of this condo is its self-contained guesthouse – perfect as an income-producing rental, thanks to its own private entrance, or as a stand-alone retreat for friends and family visiting Ecuador.
The apartment also has a bodega (storage unit), two parking spaces, a closed-loop hot water system, a fail-safe gas leak detector, and a centralized mini-elevator with access to each floor for garbage disposal and recycling.The condo also comes with ThermoTee windows and slider, double pane doors, High-Speed Fiber Optic Internet, and Grounded In addition, the building has a 24-hour security system, plus 24-hour security guard service, and a back-up generator for public and private spaces. electric outlets.
The asking price for this gem is $395,000 furnished and $379,000 unfurnished both prices are negotiable. Furnishings are also negotiable depending on a buyer’s wants and needs.
- Standalone Guest House with Private Entrance Perfect for Rental Income