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This newly renovated, secluded, turnkey El Cajas mountain condo has world-class views and is only 20 minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage Site City of Cuenca, Ecuador. The condo is located on the rim of the stunning El Cajas National Park, in an exclusive 10-acre, 14-unit gated community, with views rivaling any in the world. And, all of this is just 20 minutes from the historic colonial town of Cuenca. This one-of-a-kind mountain retreat is the perfect weekend getaway, vacation rental, investment property, or an ideal Andes home.

Wake up and smell the fresh mountain air, gaze out your sliding glass window and be wowed by nature at every turn, sit in front of your cozy fireplace with a warm cup of hot chocolate, or take a walk to the river and go trout fishing for dinner. This is country living at its best and it can all be yours.

This gorgeous, 78-meter (849 square foot), fully furnished, turnkey one-bedroom, one-bath corner unit looks out onto the lush landscape with a private 45 sq. meter (484 sq. ft) wrap-around patio. Just a few steps away is a 50-mile view across the spectacular valley toward Cuenca and mountain and valley scapes that will take your breath away. Walking the property, on manicured trails,  you will find a gorgeous river and a walking bridge for strolls through nature and some great hiking trails. If bird-watching, fishing, horseback riding, or bicycling are your joys, this is the place to be.

Tucked away in a beautiful stone and green tree area in the corner of the upper complex, this condo is secluded from the rest of the units and has a hilly, tree-filled area as its backyard.

The open concept home is built to North American standards and has many upgrades, including 50 Mega Etapa Fiber Internet, Peruvian Travertine floors with radiant heat, a free-standing fireplace that is perfect for those chilly mountain nights, and an innovative outdoor area that houses gas tanks with a motorized fan to maximize heating.

Cathedral ceilings with open rafters, and tongue & groove woodwork are found throughout this beautiful unit,  which also includes gorgeous light fixtures, outdoor lighting,  a good-sized travertine bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen with brand new ceramic, marbled countertops, and white backsplash with wooden accents. The combination of the new and old makes this special home feel both modern and old-world and is a warm and inviting space for you and your friends and family.  A separate room on the side of the house has hook-ups for a washer and dryer, as well as ample storage.

An induction stovetop, an oven, a refrigerator, a large kitchen island, a range hood, a huge TV, a dining table and 5 modern chairs, a desk, and a coat closet -- unheard of in Ecuador -- plus everything you need to move right in, make this a very special property, with the bonus of being close to Cuenca - the cultural capital of Ecuador.

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 gated community, with security, an electric entry gate, and a multiple camera security systems--is safe and secure and is situated on 10 acres of land that includes riverfront property.

The area surrounding the development has been designated as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, so no future building will be allowed in the surrounding area, ensuring your purchase remains pristine and private.

There are two seven-unit buildings located on the property. Each building has an inner courtyard. 

Known for its incredible hiking paths through evergreen cloud forests and for its hundreds of lakes and lagoons, El Cajas National Park is also home to rich wildlife including Andean condors, giant hummingbirds, llamas, wild horses, and raccoon-like coatis. 

So, if you're ready to experience country and Andes Mountain living at its very best ... 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 El Cajas National Park area. The deed is in place and registered with the Municipality of Cuenca, so move-in can happen very quickly.

The listing price for this newly renovated, secluded, turnkey El Cajas mountain condo is $185,000.