Paradise Found, In An Exclusive Gated Community On The Rim Of El Cajas National Park




El Cajas National Park, Ecuador





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Paradise CAN be found and it’s 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 just 20 minutes from the historic colonial town of Cuenca, Ecuador. 

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 fieldstone 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. Welcome to Valley Encatado, and to your new weekend getaway, vacation rental, investment property, or your perfect Andes home. 

This gorgeous, 1,000 square foot, fully furnished one bedroom, one bath corner unit condo looks out onto the mountains and lush landscape, with 50-mile views across the spectacular valley toward Cuenca. The open concept living area is surrounded by windows, with ever-changing mountain and valley views that will have you mesmerized.  There is even a pull-out hide-a-bed in the living room for guests. 

This stunning home, built to North American standards, has many upgrades and includes 50 Mega Etapa Fiber Internet, Peruvian Travertine floors with radiant heat, and a large fieldstone fireplace. The fireplace is two-sided allowing you to have a fire when you’re relaxing on your outdoor slate Flagstone patio, or inside your home to be cozy and warm. Cathedral ceilings with open rafters, and tongue  & groove woodwork are found throughout this beautiful unit, which also comes with a king-size bed, a full-size washer and dryer housed in a separate room, a French-door GE refrigerator, an induction cooktop and oven, a large kitchen island and black granite countertops, with under-mount stainless steel sinks and Delta Touch control faucets. The bathroom includes Travertine showers, granite vanity tops and also comes with under-mount sinks and Premium Delta faucets. 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 24-hour security, an electric entry gate and 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 future building in the surrounding area will be limited, ensuring your purchase remains pristine and private. There are two seven-unit buildings located on the property. Each building has an inner courtyard.  

Walking trails and river access are also located throughout the community 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. 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 the 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 asking price for this incredible, fully-furnished mountain and country retreat is $165,00.

Outdoor Patio
Safe & Secure Mountain Gated Community
Nestled in the Andes Mountains at the Entrance of the Famed El Cajas National Park
Fieldstone Fireplace
Some of the Most Spectacular Views in the World
Trout Fishing