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Lovely 5-Bedroom Home with Fruit Orchard

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Property Description

Start living your dreams in this move-in-ready five-bedroom house in between Vilcabamba and Malacatos! It has organic gardens, abundant fruit trees, and delightful views. 


The house is very spacious with five bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 302 square meters (3,254 ft2) of total living space. The lot size is 753-square meters (8,105 ft2). 


At the entrance to the house there is an outdoor covered foyer and a covered front patio. These patios offer both shade and sun options. Going inside, on the first floor are the main living areas consisting of the living room, a TV room, a dining area, a kitchen, and a bathroom. 


The second floor has five bedrooms, one of which is the master bedroom with an adjoining master bath. There is a separate bathroom one the second floor as well. Two balconies offer wonderful places to relax and take in the views, one is on the front side of the house and the other is on the side. 


The home has been built with high-quality standards. It is completely tiled with durable ceramic tiles. There are large windows all throughout the home allowing you to take in beautiful views morning and night. The roof was built with three layers with a weather-resistant tile exterior, a heavy-duty sheet metal midsection, and a gorgeous interior ceiling made with local hardwood. 


Other features of this property include, water filtration systems, a water pump, a 290-gallon water reservoir tank, perimeter fencing, and a front metal gate.


The grounds have been thoughtfully designed and are beautifully manicured with raised flower beds, fruit trees. French-inspired drainage canals are present on all sides of the house which facilitate proper drainage.  


The gardens are 100% organic. The plants and trees were strategically planted so that there are year-round flowering plants or fruit. Plants and trees on the property include: 4 papaya trees, 2 mango trees, 3 semi-dwarf mango trees, 2 tangerine trees, 2 orange trees, 2 lemon trees, 2 apple trees, 2 plum trees, 1 fig tree, 1 avocado tree, 1 chirimoya tree, 2 pitahaya (dragon fruit) cacti, 2 pineapple plants, 40+ strawberry bushes, 1 rainbow chili pepper plant, 5 aloe vera plants, and many herbs! Just think – you get to start harvesting all this goodness right away since these are mature trees! 


In the garden area there is a covered utility shelter where you can store your gardening tools.


It is in the quiet neighborhood of Cabianga and only 8 minutes to Vilcabamba. Since the neighborhood is slightly outside of town, it is very peaceful. The area has a nice mixture of higher-end properties and small family farming properties. 


Price: $135,000


Property Data


Location: Cabianga-Malacatos, Loja, Ecuador

Property Size: 753 m2 ( 8,105 ft2)

Construction Size: 302 m2 (3,254 ft2)

5 br / ba 3

Population: 7,114 inhabitants (Malacatos)

Altitude (town): 1,470 m. (4822 ft.)

Distance to Malacatos: 5 minutes by car

Distance to Vilcabamba: 8 minutes by car

Distance to Loja: About  30 minutes by car

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

Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (30 in)

-Estimated Closing Costs: $3,900

* 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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