Eucalyptus Forest & Off-Grid Mountainside Land
This is a true off-grid property. 22 hectares (54 acres) of land that is a 40-minute walk from the trailhead making it a super secluded and peaceful property.
One part of the land boasts a magical eucalyptus forest that has about 40 mature trees. You could use some of these trees in building projects on the property. Flowing through this forest is a quiet stream. You can divert water from the stream to bring water to other parts of the property.
Because this property is on a mountain, it is mostly sloped, but there are two great areas for building on the upper part of the property. These spots have beautiful views!
A large part of the property can be used for growing crops. There is a large garden and orchard on the lower part of the land with 60 banana trees, orange trees, mango trees, naranjilla, and cassava root vegetables.
Years ago, there was a rough road partway to the property, but because it hasn’t been maintained, it isn’t useable anymore. You could redo it and extend it by about 800 meters to reach the property.
There is no electricity nearby, so solar energy is a good option. Along with the lack of electricity, there is no cell service meaning there are no EMFs! Just pure, clean air and the serene sounds of nature!
Location: Nangora-Malacatos, Loja, Ecuador
Property Size: 22 Hectares (54 acres)
Population: 7,114 inhabitants (Malacatos)
Altitude (town): 1,470 m. (4822 ft.)
Distance to Malacatos from Nangora: 15 minutes
Distance to Vilcabamba from Nangora: 25 minutes by car
Distance to Loja: 20 minutes by car
Distance to Airport (Catamayo): Approx. 1:20 hour by car
Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (30 in)*
-Estimated Closing Costs: $1,700
* 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.
Although located just 35 minutes from Loja, the first thing you will notice upon your descent into Malacatos Valley is the change in temperature. Green, lush landscapes, affordable prices, and an average daily high of 77° F (25° C) make it the preferred second home and vacation destination of Loja. Read More >