San Joaquin Hilltop Beauty: Enchanting 3,000 Square Foot Cuenca Home Charms All the Senses

San Joaquin - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Basic Listing Information

Listing ID
Property Type
Country Estate
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Location Type
Countryside, Urban
View Type
City View, Garden View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size
242.00 m² (2,604.86 sq ft)
Total Living Area
279.00 m² (3,003.12 sq ft)

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This enchanting 3,000 square foot Cuenca hilltop home charms all the senses, with its lavish grounds, winding garden paths, a beguiling koi pond, impressive stonework, a grand wrap-around terrace, and alluring mountain and city views that extend as far as the eye can see.

Located in the upscale neighborhood of San Joaquin, this palatial home is only 15-minutes from the historic downtown area of the Unesco World Heritage city of Cuenca. Situated on 1,899 square meters of land, with some of the most panoramic and spectacular views in the area, this one-of-a-kind property also has gorgeous tranquil gardens and serene seating areas that transport you from the hustle and bustle of the city into a world of calm.

Reminiscent of a European country manner, this home includes hand-placed fieldstones, inside and out, that make you feel as if the house has been around for centuries, yet it was actually built just 3 years ago. The hacienda is equipped with every modern amenity, self-sustaining extras, and safety features ensuring a comfortable and secure living environment in a captivating surrounding. It also has beautiful wooden beamed ceilings and hand-crafted wrought iron and brick evoking centuries gone by.

The spacious 2-story home has two entrances. The first entrance, with its own private door, leads to a full suite, perfect for use a guest house, a second bedroom for the main house, or as a rental investment property. The downstairs suite includes a cozy living room and library with a stone wall, a large bedroom, a second seating area and a full bath. The independent suite can also be accessed from the main house via a gorgeous wood and stone staircase.

The upper entrance, in the back of the home, leads into the main house’s regal dining and living room separated with a two-sided, see-through fireplace. Off the living area is an oversized cook’s kitchen, a bedroom, an office/ study, and a tranquil den, warmed by the home’s second fireplace. The grand en-suite master bedroom is also located on this floor, as is a maid’s room.

The chef’s kitchen, with large windows and amazing views, also includes a five-burner stove, double ovens, a dishwasher, a garbage disposal and a large refrigerator, all of which are included in the purchase price.

An enormous wrap-around terrace, with spectacular views, is made for entertaining and is part of what makes this house so special. Whether hosting a small family gathering or a major social event, this inviting terrace includes hand-crafted wrought iron railings, tile brick flooring, numerous dining and seating areas and an outdoor kitchen with a wood-burning oven, barbeque, a sink, and storage for outdoor cookware and glasses.

This lavish residence also includes generous storage space, a covered garage and parking for four cars, Fiber Optic Internet (and a special high-speed Internet connection in the office), cisterns, water pumps and Califone’s. The property also has room to expand in every direction, should the buyers want to add more guest rooms or casitas in and around the home.

The asking price for this idyllic country property is $800,000. The land value alone, in this burgeoning bedroom community, is worth the price but no one can top the serenity and peace you’ll find in your personal Shangri la right outside of Cuenca.

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Number of Bedrooms 2
Number of Full Bathrooms 2
Number of 1/2 Bathrooms 1
Total Living Area 279.00 m² (3,003.12 sq ft)
Total Lot Size 242.00 m² (2,604.86 sq ft)
Number of Stories 2
Roof Type Other
Floor Covering Floating Floor, Tile, Other
Construction Type Brick, Concrete
Construction Status Completed
Year Built 2012
Year Remodelled 2019 New Bedroom Planned
Air Condition & Heating No
Furnished Type Partially
Pool No
Jacuzzi No
Parking Type Driveway
Number of Parking Spaces 3
Location San Joaquin - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Country Ecuador
State Azuay
County Cuenca
City/Town San Joaquin - Cuenca
Location Type Countryside, Urban
Geographic Type Highlands
View Type City View, Garden View, Mountain View, Valley View
Interior Features Included Bar, Eat in Kitchen, Fireplace, Great Room, High Ceilings, Marble/Granite Countertop, Separate Dining Room, Sliding Glass Doors, Storage Room, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Water Heater
Exterior Features Included Balcony, Covered Patio, Outside Seating-Area, Other
Exterior Features Included Comment Koi Pond, Walking Trails, Garden Seating
Security Features Alarm System
Street Access Type Unpaved Road
Type of Water City Water
Type of Electricity Public
Type of Sewer Septic
Type of Internet Cable Internet
Type of Television Cable Television
Price per Air-Conditionable Living Area $2,867.38/m2 ($266.39/sqft)
Price per Square Meter $3,305.79/m2 ($307.12/sqft)
List Price $800,000
Ownership Type Escritura Public

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Ashley Rogers

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