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6 Hectares in a Rural Community

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Property Description


Located 30 minutes from Malacatos in the small Ecuadorian community of Chiquil is this 6-hectare (14.8-acre) piece of land with lots of potential. 


The soil on this property is really unique since it has little to no rocks so it would be great for planting crops. You can grow year-round in this wonderful growing climate.


Bordering the property is a large stream that flows all year round and has swimming holes and other cool areas to enjoy! There is also a smaller stream that runs through the middle of the property down to the big stream for most of the year. 


About 2 hectares of the land is flat and great for building, while the rest is sloped. You could build a couple houses or doing other projects in these areas. The mountain and valley views on this peaceful property are wonderful!


The sloped areas can be terraced for garden beds or fruit orchards. You can also fence off parts of the land to create separate pastures for animals to graze. 


Electricity is nearby for hookup.


Price: $149,000


Property Data


Location: Chiquil, Loja, Ecuador

Property Size: 6 hectares (14.8 acres)

Distance to closest bigger town (Malacatos): 30 minutes by car

Distance to Loja: Approx. 1 hour by car

Distance to Airport (Catamayo): Approx. 1 hour and 50 minutes by car

Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (31 in)



* Much of Southern Ecuador experiences a rainy and a dry season. The dry season is approximately June through September, while the rainy season is approximately October through May.

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