This beautiful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home and adjacent property is located in the upscale community of Challuabamba, only a 15 minute car drive away from central Cuenca.
The home and entire property are surrounded by a chain link fence and a security alarm system is in place. The home and adjacent terrace together measure approximately 200 square meters.
The home is finished in a delightful rustic style with solid pine trunk pillars supporting the porch and terrace with an abundance of pine wood finishing within the home, complete with cut pine logs lining the entire ceiling, reminiscent of a cozy ski lodge in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
The floor of the entire home and outdoor terrace are laid with terra cotta tiles with wood trim finishing touches throughout the home and outside terrace.
The main floor of the home has a living room, dining area, and kitchen with the two bedrooms and a full bath. Two large picture windows in the living room provide wonderful views of the adjoining garden area and terrace.
Adjacent to the kitchen are unique French doors that lead to the terrace area, making it ideal for outdoor entertaining.
A second story loft is reached by climbing a massive pine tree trunk shaped into a stairway with convenient wooden railing. The loft overlooks the main floor and contains a significant storage area in addition to providing further space for multipurpose use.
The home is completely furnished including a living room set that was designed specifically for this space, which further enhances the rustic feel of the home.
The kitchen comes complete with gas stove and refrigerator, a full array of plates, glasses, utensils, and cookware. The counter space has a large toaster-oven, coffee maker, and blender. There is an abundance of drawers and cabinets with additional storage under the long counter space.
The dining area contains a full wooden dining table with six accompanying chairs and is conveniently located between the living room and kitchen.
The living room, dining area, kitchen and stairway leading to the loft have been equipped with a unique indirect lighting motif that provides a soft and welcoming atmosphere.
Both bedrooms contain queen size beds with adequate bedding, pillows, and blankets. Both of the main floor bedrooms and the loft upstairs have built in closets and drawers. The main bedroom has additional storage space above the closets. The loft also has additional storage space.
The loft comes complete with two plush La-Z-Boy chairs, a set of bookcases, table, flat screen TV and chest of drawers.
Between the home and spacious open air garage is a fully functioning washer/dryer combination. There is also an outdoor wash basin in the space adjacent to the washer/dryer.
The outdoor terrace provides ideal entertaining possibilities with a beautiful set of a round wooden table and cushioned chairs with a separate smaller round table and chairs. An outdoor bar with a sink is conveniently located just beyond the French doors leading from the kitchen.
The terrace boasts a fireplace, wood-burning stove, authentic rounded bread oven and a separate grill. The entertaining possibilities are endless! Thanks to the slightly warmer climate that Challuabamba enjoys, the terrace provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the outdoor space as a potential extended living area.
There are breathtaking views of the adjacent countryside from the terrace.
A half bath is located just beyond the terrace prior to leading down a winding staircase to a spacious field below.
The field contains two raised beds that have the potential for raising vegetables.
A storage shed is conveniently located under the terrace at the base of the stairs for storage of gardening and other equipment. A fully functioning refrigerator/freezer is located in the storage shed.
The owner of the property enjoys maintaining the outside garden area and takes pride in making the landscaping as pleasing as possible. He travels to the property twice/week to mow, weed and water the planting areas on the property. He also makes note of repairs that need to be made.
The owner has a good source of contractors and maintenance crews to help keep the property in excellent condition.
The home is fully wired for wifi via PuntoNet. The renter is responsible for monthly wifi charges in addition to any Netflix, cable or other hookups that are personally desired
The renter is responsible for payment of electricity and gas. The owner pays for the water.
The rental price of the home and property is listed at $650/mo.