This stunning modern, sustainable and ecological home in the mountains near El Cajas National Park is a slice of heaven. This unusual, contemporary home is divided into a two-bedroom fully-furnished 1.830 sq, ft. main house and a two-bedroom basement suite that is 818 sq. ft, with a living, dining, kitchen area, plus a dedicated laundry room. Downstairs there is also a huge pantry, perfect for preparers or chefs, who want to ensure that an unlimited food supply is readily available. A second large storage room is also located in the downstairs area, which is secured by a heavy steel door.
The main home (170 sq. meters) has every bell and whistle and imported upgrades and features from Spain, Italy, Germany, and Chile. Built to North American standards, in 2012, by a well-known Ecuadorian architect and the home's current owner, the open concept living space is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, letting the light and the magical views shine through at every turn. The living areas have sweeping vaulted wood ceilings. German floating floors bring warmth and ambiance to the home. Partial zones including in the master bedroom and in the offices have heated flooring. The PVC double-glazed windows keep the home perfectly insulated, and the imported pot-belly wood stove in the living room provides a cozy feel on those chilly mountain evenings.
The 15,500 sq. meter lot is breathtaking, with unspoiled and serene valley, mountain, and pasture land views. A lovely wrap-around terrace lets the outdoors in and is perfect for watching the amazing sunsets or for an early morning view of the fog lifting over the mountains.
The kitchen is equipped with an eat-in bar and island accommodating four people. Appliances included in the purchase price are a stove, oven, range hood, refrigerator, wine refrigerator, microwave, and a washer and dryer.
Located in a protected zone called Mazan, this perfect country retreat is only 30 minutes from Cuenca.
The home has a direct water supply of pure water from the Mazan River, verified by laboratory analysis. Part of the river runs through the property. Additional water comes from underground tanks with a 10,000-liter capacity and a water purification system via microfiltration ceramic by Katadyn of Switzerland. There is a flow pump for generating internal pressure, taps imported from Italy, and high-quality piping and thermoforming and thermo-bonding by Repolem from Spain. There is also a drip irrigation system.
Both homes have a well/septic tank, drainage around the entire structure, and are wired for wireless Internet (the owner is in the computer business so high-speed Internet is key), Direct TV, an HD satellite system, digital audio equipment, and security cameras.
There is also a covered carport suitable for one car and plenty of driveway parking to accommodate guests.
The asking price for this stunning modern, sustainable and ecological home on nearly 4 acres of land near El Cajas National Park is $390,000 Recent personal obligations has dropped the price from $550,000 so now is the time to grab this beautiful piece of property.
A VERY SPECIAL HOUSE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MOUNTAINS.
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