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Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Basic Listing Information

$1,000 / month
Listing ID
Property Type
Listing Type
Residential Lease
Location Type
View Type
City View, Other
Total Lot Size
250.00 m² (2,690.97 sq ft)
Total Living Area
250.00 m² (2,690.97 sq ft)

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This unique accommodation is a luxury el centro pied a’tere, which occupies the entire second floor of a fine Patrimonial building on one of the best streets in Cuenca, in the heart of the historic district, one and a half blocks from the Parque Calderon (the central square), the beautiful blue-domed cathedral, and the colorful flower market. You are just steps away from shops and mercados, Nectar organic market, the best resturants, trendy coffee shops, the main tour office and city tour bus, museums, galleries, churches -- everything you will want on your visit to Cuenca! This historic home, built by a well-known German architect in the late 1920’s, was fully restored in October of 2013 by a talented interior designer and artist.

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Long Description

This Patrimonial property has lots of charm with French doors and romantic balconies above the street, hand tooled plaster 12 foot ceilings, beautiful solid hardwood floors and doors throughout, sweeping windows and/or French doors in every room, three very large living rooms, a comfy study for TV and movie viewing, double delux guest bedroom and bath, custom gourmet kitchen and two balconies. It is filled with fine, lovingly collected antiques, genuine oriental carpets, and original art from around the world, and custom designer furniture, including down-filled sofas and charis. The interiors are beautiful, eclectic and classy, reflecting a calm peace and beauty that is truly unique in the desirable El Centro area of Cuenca. Additionally, it rests one of the quietest streets in historic El Centro. Luxury, Comfort and Peace are the topnotes here. People say this is the most beautiful house in Cuenca!

You will rest deeply and enjoy your respite from the animated city, cocooned on the second story above one of the quietest streets in the historic downtown area. The house is quiet and tranquil, with very little traffic noise even outside on the open balconies. The building consists of a lovely lobby, two floor-through apartments, and an attic space (owners). With only two floor-through apartments in this building, both belonging to the owner, so you will not be disturbed by noise from other tenants or offices in the same building. Security is excellent. You must pass through three locked doors to enter, and the street door is locked at all times.

Rent is less than you would pay for one room in a fine hotel, and you will have a quiet, centrally located luxury accommodation with a comfortable imported memory foam bed, four extra large rooms to relax in, plus a fully equipped American standard kitchen.

The guest room is a lovely double room, with a cushy queen-size memory-foam mattress and 1000 thread-count sheets, abundant down-filled pillows and duvet, a large desk, chair, antique dresser, colorful art, and a full private bath adjoining. There is a large window to the courtyard, providing a bright, light-filled atmosphere with designer pull-down shades for privacy. The WIFI works throughout the house, which has a newly installed state-of-the art fiber optic internet system with mesh Wifi. There is a 42 inch plasma TV in the study with NETFLIX and all the channels you can want for free. If you have an IPOD with your favorite music, bring it and plug it into the BOSE speakers for your enjoyment.

The kitchen includes disposal and double stainless sink, large American made double-sided refrigerator with filtered water and crushed ice in the door, top of the line gas cook top and oven, US microwave, instant hot water, drinking water filtering system, and all of the dishes, cutlery, wine glasses, cooking implements and culinary items you would expect to find in a gourmet kitchen. It features wood floors, gorgeous granite counter tops throughout with imported painted antiqued hardwood cupboards, plus a cozy little balcony off the kitchen for coffee or tea breaks, overlooking the courtyard. Cuenca’s "eternal springtime" climate is consistently pleasant, we love to throw the french doors open for fresh air, and a portable heater if provided for your use on those cooler nights.

House Rules & Exclusions: We apologize: due to the luxury nature of the furnishings and fine antiques and carpets, our policy does not allow for children or pets, the minimum rental age is 30. Rentals are for 1-2 persons only. No additional guests will be authorized during the rental period. Large events are not permitted. (If you are looking for an event venue, ask about the first floor with courtyard # 1797898). This is strictly a non-smoking environment, smoking is permitted on the exterior balcony only. Stairs to the main entry mean this home is not suitable for handicap access.

Number of Bedrooms 3
Number of Full Bathrooms 2
Maximum Occupancy 3
Total Living Area 250.00 m² (2,690.97 sq ft)
Total Lot Size 250.00 m² (2,690.97 sq ft)
Air Condition & Heating No
Furnished Type Fully
Pool No
Jacuzzi No
Parking No
Pets Allowed No
Location Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Country Ecuador
State Azuay
County Cuenca
City/Town Cuenca
Location Type Urban
Geographic Type Highlands
View Type City View, Other
View Type Comment Courtyard
Street Access Type Paved Road
Type of Water City Water
Type of Electricity Public
Type of Sewer Public
Type of Internet Other
Type of Television Satellite Television
Price per Month $1,000

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Veronica Arpi

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