This lavish 4.000 square foot Challuabamba home, just 20 minutes from downtown Cuenca, offers 4 bedrooms and 5 baths, an inviting living room, a formal dining room, a kitchen with high-end appliances and granite countertops, a breakfast nook, two TV rooms, an office built for two, an opulent master en suite ground floor bedroom, a wonderful bistro sunroom and three terraces.
This enchanting property also boasts a separate outdoor kitchen and entertainment area with spectacular mountain and valley views, a bonus room currently being used as an art studio and a floatation tank.
A winding, hand-crafted wrought-iron staircase, a beautiful water feature, coffered ceilings, engineered hardwood floors,tile flooring and hand installed Eucalyptus floors, a stain glass skylight, and unique architectural details add to the charm of this one-of-a-kind home, surrounded by manicured lawns, flower and plant beds and trees, and spectacular scenery.
Located in Challuabamba, an upscale bedroom community favored by wealthy Ecuadorians and expats looking for quiet, peaceful living near a major city, this unique home is surrounded both by opulent properties and humble farmhouses providing a welcoming mixture of the old and new.
A small and safe area, Challuabamba has a growing downtown area with grocery stores, restaurants, a gas station, garden supply stores, a pharmacy and all the amenities one could want and, as such, is fast becoming a highly-desireable living community and neighborhood.
The stone and wooden home, with a red tile roof, is reached behind an artful security gate, and has a large brick driveway and covered carport. A full security system is also installed.
An impressive artisinal wooden door leads you into the home’s lovely foyer complete with a lighted stone water feature, and a gorgeous spiral staircase. On either side of the entryway are a cozy living room, a formal dining room, and an efficient gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, wood and glass cabinetry, tons of storage space and a separate laundry room and pantry area. All GE profile appliances are included in the purchase price.
At the rear of the downstairs is a TV room and lounge area, a large breakfast nook and secondary eating area off the kitchen, and an adorable bistro and enclosed sunroom reminiscent of an Italian outdoor cafe.
Floor to ceiling sliding glass doors welcome you to a patio and hillside outdoor kitchen.
3 bedrooms and 2 baths are are upstairs.