This fabulous mixed-use investment property on the Ecuadorian Coast near Puerto Lopez is a slice of paradise and the perfect property for an investor or entrepreneur looking for a space to live, work and make money. Known as the "Quinta Oasis," this tranquil, exclusive property sits on 4,200 square meters of land (about an acre) and consists of 3 fully furnished homes and one owner's penthouse, a caretakers studio apartment in the main building, 3 mini-suites with private entrances and private bathrooms; and a large bodega, storage area or workshop building. There is enough open land to build additional small homes for rental or vacation income, or this land alternatively could be used to create vegetable gardens to make the property completely self-sustaining. Already on the property are avocado, banana, coconut, guava, cherimoya, maracuya, orange, lemon, guayaba, groselia, mango, mandarina, almond, palo santo, and assorted flowering plants and trees. Amenities include a swimming pool, a pool bathroom with shower; a volleyball court, an open-air kitchen, grill and bar; a yoga studio, a community room with hammocks, a laundry and bodega, a fire pit for watching the amazing sunsets and private gated parking. The Quinta is located high on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the Province of Manabí, known for its white-sand beaches, water sports, natural parks and seafood cuisine. The property is minutes away from the fishermen's village of Puerto Lopez, the surfing communities of Ayampe and Montañita -- Ecuador's surfing capital, the archaeological site and healing waters of Agua Blanca, the whale watching expeditions of Puerto Lopez, and the Galapagos-like island of Isla de la Plata where you can see the famed blue-footed boobies. The property is conveniently located on the main Ruta del Sol coastal highway There is easy access to the airports of Guayaquil International Airport (3 hours away) and Manta for domestic flights (1.5 hours away).
All guest houses enjoy sliding glass doors to the balcony with ocean and mountain views, full kitchens, hot/cold water, tiled bathrooms, open living space, wood floors and ceilings, screened windows, ceiling fans in all rooms, garden areas, organic keyhole gardens with herbs and vegetables.
Poolside mini-suites include two single beds, mini-refrigerator, private tiled bathrooms with hot/cold water, mountain and ocean views, ceiling fan and screened windows.
The property has a 12-foot designed brick wall surrounding the property with handmade wooden gate, night-time lighting, and solar lights on walkways and at social areas.
Quinta Oasis is ideal as a family villa, a retreat center, a co-housing/working community, a work-life space for digital nomads, a retirement haven for a group of friends, an intentional community, a vacation rental development, a yoga facility or many more options limited only by the buyer's imagination. Over the past 3 years, the owner has transformed the property from wildland to an inviting and tranquil retreat with all utilities (water, electric, fibre-optic Internet), its own transformer and security. Created as a space for the owners, who are psychologists, to host their clients, the Quinta has not yet reached its full income-producing potential.
Total Land: Approximately 4,200 square meters (1 acre) in the community of Rio Chico in the Puerto Lopez Canton in the Manabí Province of Ecuador. Conveniently located on La Ruta del Sol, the main coastal highway, the property is a 3-hour drive to the international airport in Guayaquil. There is still land to build additional homes, rental facilities or gardens to make this community completely self-sustaining. Structures:
- 2 brick, single floor homes two-bedroom, one bath each: 860 sq ft
- 1 brick, single floor home two-bedroom, two-bath: 1,292 sq ft
- 1 brick studio apartment with kitchen and bathroom: 600 sq ft
- 1 penthouse apartment: 1,292 sq ft
- 1 studio caretaker apartment in the main building: 431 sq ft
- 3 mini-suites (no kitchen) with private entrance and private bathroom each: 173 sq ft
- 1 large bodega, storage or workshop building” 490 sq ft
Amenities: Pool, pool bathroom, volleyball court, open-air kitchen, grill and bar; community room for yoga, hammocks, meetings, and fire pit. Utilities: potable water, electric, private transformer, wireless internet, Direct TV or CNT connection available, pool pump room, septic tank, over-size cistern. The listing price for this stunning mixed-use property on the Ecuadorian Coast is $299,000 and priced to sell.