Escape to Paradise: Cascadas de Chiquil and a Turn-Key Waterfall Hotel & Retreat
Introducing Cascadas de Chiquil, a stunning Waterfall Hotel nestled in the picturesque valley of Provincia de Gonzanama. This unique property boasts a turn-key income-producing business with a hosteria, a large home, and four apartments, providing a total of 15 bedrooms.
The open-air restaurant offers a beautiful dining experience surrounded by lush acreage, over 300 producing trees, and five magnificent waterfalls ranging from 30 to 100 feet tall. The property spans over 10.1318 hectares (101,318 square meters or 25.036 acres) and has three separate water rights and 5,300 gallons of water storage, making it an ideal location for organically grown produce.
Cascadas de Chiquil is a perfect retreat for group activities, including retreats, receptions, birthday parties, family reunions, motorcycle groups, and training seminars. The property also includes a remote-controlled gate with an intercom, IP security camera system with remote viewing, and internet access for your convenience.
The hosteria has five bedrooms, a living room/kitchen, one full bathroom, one half bathroom, and a separate shower, all on the upper level. Four rooms have queen-sized beds, and one has a full-size bed with a twin bunk above, while the three bedrooms on the lower level have two queen-sized beds and one twin.
The open-air restaurant attached to the hosteria is complete with ample covered outdoor dining areas, a large stainless steel work island, two large commercial-sized gas stoves, a commercial stainless steel dishwashing station, two refrigerators, full table service, and restaurant-style cookware. The dining area is a beautifully tiled patio that extends around the pool with additional tables with umbrellas.
The property also features a saltwater pool with a filtration system, heater, changing room, outdoor showers, and a restroom. Above the pool is a regulation size outdoor sport court or concha, perfect for playing volleyball, basketball, or indoor soccer. Visitors can also ascend a staircase to the concha, which has stadium lighting. Additionally, there is a children's play area with swings and other outdoor play equipment.
On the lower level, there is a large center home with four bedrooms, a modern kitchen, master bedroom with two walk-in closets, a large garden tub, and shower with two sinks. The other end of the home has two apartments, each with its own separate access. Walking out the back, you will find the organic raised bed garden area.
Nature lovers will appreciate the year-round creek with five waterfalls, five hiking trails, and vertical cliffs with great rock climbing potential. The large amphitheater-like bowl at the head of a waterfall is the perfect site for day or night outdoor events, with a spacious ceramic tile-covered concrete deck, pavilion, and custom ceramic table with a built-in wraparound bench and planting area.
At the upper end of the property is a horse corral with two concrete storage buildings, providing ample storage space. Cascadas de Chiquil is an exceptional property with an array of features, including a security camera system, remote-controlled gate and intercom, internet access, and more. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a unique and beautiful property in the heart of nature.
Location: Chiquil, Gonzanama, Ecuador
Property Size: 10.1 Hectares (25.036 acres)
15 br/ 12 ba
Distance to closest bigger town (Malacatos): 30 minutes
Distance to Loja: Approx.1 hour
Distance to Airport (Catamayo): Approx. 1 hour and 50 minutes
Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (31 in)
-Estimated Closing Costs: $13,000
* 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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