Includes: The Condor House, Butterfly House, & Bamboo House on 7500 m2, 1.85acres
The Condor House
The main home, the Condor House, and its 2 cottages are only a 5 minutes drive from the center of Vilcabamba and situated in a protected mountain sanctuary overlooking the Valley of Longevity in Loja, Ecuador.
The Condor House was designed and built in 2002, measures 350 m2, (3767 square feet) and features cathedral ceilings, enormous picture windows throughout, sweeping views over a stylish entertaining deck, open fireplace, hard wood floors and exposed timber beams. Architecturally designed in the form of a condor, the main home has two large wings extending from its main living area. It has a 2 car garage, 2 master suites with very large, spa-style ensuites and built-in storage; there are also 2 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (apart from the 2 master bathrooms), generous laundry and storage, a large fully-equipped kitchen with commercial oven, pantry, ample cabinetry and a marble island bench.The outside terrace-patio measures 330 m2(3552 square feet) and contains a solar heated & chlorine-free swimming pool (40 m2, 430 square foot pool). Under the pool resides a large cement reservoir for water storage measuring 18 m3 with state-of-the art filtration. There are a total of 4 water tanks on the property in addition to this large reserve tank.
The Condor House is spacious and flooded with natural light, and an open floor plan with high ceilings, stunning views, and designer drapery and fittings, lends itself to comfortable and luxury living. This masterpiece is perfect for entertaining.
The property is well established, and stylishly designed with architectural features unique to the region. Here one enjoys breathtaking views of the pristine Podocarpus National Park and the majestic Mandango Mountain. There is an artesanal waterfall and landscaping throughout the 7500 m2 (1.85 acres) property. There is a greenhouse, stables, chlorine-free and solar heated swimming pool, fruiting trees, irrigated stone terracing for vegetable beds, exotic plants, and an expansive yard with lawn.
The property could be easily prepared for permaculture, offers excellent growing conditions with potentials to expand, and yields fruit, herbs, and vegetables year round due to Vilcabamba’s constant springtime weather.There are 2 stables, a green house (50 m2, 538 square feet), and a small separate storage house.
The cottages adjacent the Condor House are set among secluded gardens, and are charming guest houses or ideal assets for rental income or retreat living.
The Butterfly House
Located close to the property entrance, and secluded from the main house by flowering and fruit trees, this charming one bedroom, one bathroom cottage measures 70 m2 753 square feet and has lovely artistic features of stone, mosaic art, and wood. It features a mezzanine, bay window, spa-style bathroom, small office, wooden shutters, and a charming garden space.
The Bamboo House
Recently renovated, this studio-style guest house measuring 80 m2 (753 square feet) blends local materials of bamboo, slate, and hard wood floors with a modern spaciousness, large picture windows, a luxurious bathroom, and a separate bedroom with beautiful views. The Bamboo house is secluded in its own garden space on the property, has a large private deck for outdoor living and indoor kitchenette. This spectacular guesthouse has views across the valley of the mountains and an ambiance that draws you in and entices you to stay.
The 3 homes and gardens are supplied by city water and canal water
(Mountain House, 6.2 Hectares 15 Acres, and Private Access Road)
The Mountain House
Perched mid-way up the land is the gorgeous Mountain house; a one bedroom chalet-style cottage with artistic interior design in stone, mosaic and tile, open plan living, arched windows, sweet galley kitchen, sun deck, pizza oven and exquisite views from all rooms.
The new road traverses the property (2 km), from bottom to top, passing each of the 6 building sites which are secluded from each other and supplied with water. Canals lead water away from the road into the natural water ways on the land.
The property gives a beautiful display of wildflowers in season, is partially forested with protected gullies and interesting geological features. 1,500 young native trees were planted on this land.
There is great potential for development, planting, income-properties or home-steading on this secluded 6.2 hectare property, with private access. The land reaches from a forested valley up the mountainside where there are exquisite views, a lovely existing chalet, power, water, and a new road traversing 6 lots ready for building. It is flanked by virgin hillside, has panoramic views over the valley and surrounding ranges into the famously rainbow-studded vistas of Podocarpus National Park.
Contact agent about price for Property B Mountain Property. A discount is offered if a buyer purchases both properties.