Riverfront, Ponds, & Fruit Galore on a Flat Hectare
Welcome to this super productive paradise! 1.4 hectares (3.49 acres) of extremely fertile land ideal for growing with existing fruit trees, fish ponds, a house, and riverfront!
Currently there are orange, banana, and mango trees providing great fruits. For instance, there is one mango tree with about 2000 mangos on it!!! When the planting season comes around, the current owner likes to plant watermelons and corn. You can easily plant other crops on this fertile land to have more diversity in what it produces. The sky is the limit!
There are four large ponds for breeding tilapia and frogs. A fifth pond holds fresh-waster shrimp. With these ponds, you can start making a return on your investment in this property. Plus, you can fish at the river and try catching catfish or white fish. Finding a good fishing spot is very uncommon in many parts of southern Ecuador, so this is a huge bonus.
Within the property, there are internal fences separating off areas of the land so you can use different parts for different purposes, like grazing animals.
This property also has an 88 square meter (947 square foot) house with two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, and dining area. While the house isn’t luxurious, it is livable, and you can do upgrades to it if you want it to be a little nicer. Or, you could custom-build a house on another part of the land.
To top it all off, there are fabulous views of the surrounding mountains on this land!
It is about a 20-minute drive to Malacatos, where all your basic amenities are located, and very near the small rural community of Chinguilimaca.
Location: Malacatos, Loja, Ecuador
Property Size: 1.413 hectareas ( 3.49 acres)
Construction Area: 88 m2 (947 ft2)
Population: 7,114 inhabitants (Malacatos)
Altitude (Property): 1,330 m (4363 ft)
Distance to Malacatos: 20 minutes by car
Distance to Loja: About 50 minutes by car
Distance to Airport (Catamayo): About 1.00 hour by car
Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (30 in)*
-Estimated Closing Costs: $1,450
* 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 >