Puertas del Sol, Cuenca





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This stunning 3-bedroom, Puertas del Sol, Cuenca duplex penthouse has a huge terrace with spectacular views, and is perfect for entertaining friends and family or relaxing in this sumptuous house-like home. The grand, open concept living area is flanked by floor-to-ceiling glass and sliding glass doors that transport you to the magnificent terrace, which has extensive seating areas surrounded by flowering plants and trees (most of which will stay for the new owner), many dining options, a great outdoor kitchen, and wonderful views. The partially covered terrace and pergola, also have glass partitions that help to keep the terrace warm and cozy, even on windy days. 

As you enter the 221.48 sq meter (2,384 sq .ft) penthouse, a lovely hallway greets you. To the left of the hallway is the open floor plan living space, with a large living room (with a gas fireplace and TV above it) and room for 3 good-size couches, chairs, side and coffee tables, and much more. Hardwood floors accentuate this beautiful room. The formal dining area seats eight, with room for a buffet and other ornamental pieces. The dining area flows seamlessly into the expansive kitchen that features a light and airy U-shaped kitchen with plenty of storage and work space, plus a sit-in bar area, a wine wall, and a window that becomes a passthrough window for food coming from the kitchen to the outdoor terrace. To the right of the entryway are stairs leading up to the sleeping quarters.

The upstairs has three spacious bedrooms. The primary bedroom -- that could fit a queen or king-size bed, a lounge chair, dresser, and 2 other chairs -- is en suite and includes a jacuzzi tub, a walk-in closet, and a private water closet. The other two bedrooms, also large, share a modern, light-filled bathroom. The penthouse also has two parking spots and an oversized bodega/storage unit in the parking area, as well as a second bodega inside the penthouse. Select appliances are included in the purchase price, as are window treatments, light fixtures, and built-ins. Located in the desired area of Cuenca known as Puertas del Sol, the penthouse is close to the River Tomebamba and is within walking distance (along the river path) to the historic downtown area of Cuenca as well as to Cuenca's largest supermarket chain, Supermaxi, as well as an array of restaurants, stores, and cafes.

The plant-filled 142 sq meter (1,528 sq. ft) terrace has views in every direction that include a soccer field, mountains, and city views and is the piece de resistance of this very special penthouse. Outside the passthrough kitchen window is a second bar and tons of space for lounging, dining, reading a book, or cooking up a great meal in the dedicated outdoor kitchen. A large laundry room is located off the kitchen with a door to the outside terrace for air-drying your delicate clothes. There is also an ironing area, storage, and an outdoor sink attached to the laundry room, as well as a small utility bathroom on the first floor.

The asking price for this stunning 3-bedroom, Puertas del Sol, Cuenca duplex penthouse with a huge terrace is $380,000. The monthly HOA is approximately $232.