This beautiful, fully-furnished, sustainable home in the mountains near Cuenca has 3-bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and features a spectacular pyramid sunroom that provides warmth, peace, and unparalleled views year-round. Located about 40 minutes outside of Cuenca, this 245 square meter (1,637) home on a 1/2 hectare of land includes a gorgeous river running through the property, fruit trees, a vegetable garden, wildflowers, roses, a chicken coup with chickens and many more amenities that affords you with the opportunity to live off the land should you so desire.
The house itself is the perfect country retreat. Built by an award-winning architect to North American standards, this modern home has wonderful architectural details including high ceilings, wooden beams, a river rock wall, and a large cook's kitchen with appliances including a stove, refrigerator, oven, rangehood and dishwasher, all included in the purchase price.
The open concept living area features a living room and a fieldstone fireplace that includes an iron insert providing extra heating, a large dining room and a gourmet kitchen, a pantry, a good-sized laundry room, 3 bedrooms, a meditation and library room, a greenhouse, and tons of storage. Every room has large windows, inviting the natural surroundings indoors at every turn. The Master Suite is huge, with a walk-in closet, a large bathroom with double sinks, and a glassed-in meditation and relaxation area that includes a library. The master bath features heating elements in the walls, so stepping out of the shower is warm and toasty. The relaxing oversized chair facing the unobstructed mountain views in the meditation area is the perfect place for morning coffee and to greet the day.
There are two guest rooms - one with two single beds and one with a queen-size bed. Each shares a bathroom and there is a third, social/guest bath off of the living room.
Outdoors there are pathways leading to the beautiful river and around the property, a large vegetable garden that produces a fresh bounty all year-round and quiet areas to sit and relax. The property itself is located on a cul-de-sac, with two other homes nearby but with no visual contact. The home is secured behind a large iron gate. There is a 5,000-litre water tank that is spring fed. Electricity, gas and Internet are all easily available. This beautiful fully-furnished, sustainable home is located in an area called Mazan, on the road to the Cajas National Park. The house is 5 km from the main road to Cuenca and public transportation is available.
The asking price for this unique and wonderful mountain house is $350,000.