$450,000 For Sale
If you are looking for a safe, high end, gorgeous home, in a quiet neighborhood, look no further than this property located up a mountain valley inside the gated community of Hacienda San Joaquin. This is a 3.4 acre estate located approximately two miles from Vilcabamba, Ecuador in the Valley of Longevity.
The property is naturally protected by high mountain ridges, and the expansive views are stunning from the house and most all vantage points of the property. There is a special feeling of tranquility on this land as it is the near the end of the valley road and much of the property is preserved in its natural habitat, ideal for hiking and nature walks.
The home (with a limestone finish) was built in 2013 and measures 330 sq meters/3552 sq ft. The property measures 1.38 hectare/3.4 acres, and about half of it is mountain slopes and half is flat. There are 2 other building sites. The property has well designed drainage with several stone and concrete canals, and is built on a solid and strong foundation. There is increased security as the windows are bullet proof, as is the property equipped with security cameras, online security cameras, and all windows and doors are secured by locks and keys. There is a well constructed all metal safe room.
You’ll never be without water here on site with the four irrigation tanks each holding 10,000 liters. There is ample storage space throughout the entire house; there are 3 large storage lofts and many built in wooden cabinets. Connected off of the living room is an office, a master bedroom with master bath, a guest bedroom with bath, and a social bathroom. There is a great utility and laundry room with its own entrance from the back of the house and near the kitchen area. The garage is one of a kind with a work area and sink at the back, and from the garage you can enter into the safe room. On the Western side of the home, with access through the garage resides an apartment with a 2nd floor deck.
All doors are made with a local wood (called cedro) and metal on the external part of the door. Romeriollo was used for the wooden floor in the master bedroom, and there are high quality easily to clean terracotta tiles laid throughout. Granite counter tops in this large kitchen make for a cooks dream with convenience in mind (large pantry). A nice open floor plan between the kitchen and living room (with gas fire place) creates for a nice large space for entertaining with the living room opening to the expensive covered front porch.
The property is practically a private park with unique gardens hosting over 200 ornamental and fruit trees (mango, citrus, papaya, bananas, jack fruit Pomegranate, Guanabana, Malayan Apple, Neem, Berries, Eucalyptus, Curry leaf, Cedro, Cyprus, Ficus, African Tulip, Jacaranda, Huilco). There are over 100 coffee trees and a mature trellis garden with gourds, grapes and climbing bends. The veggie garden are in raised beds in labyrinth shaped and the are numerous dazzling flower gardens. There is a large tool shed (bodega) for the outdoor lovers storage/”man cave.”
This gorgeous estate is located in a gated community with 24/7 security guards. There are also: hiking trails, a river park, and fiber optic internet is throughout the entire Hacienda (no wifi signals). The property has well water that is filtered and ozonated. Cobblestone driveway. HOA fees total $185 per month. $450,000 including all appliances and furniture.