Rural Homesite Lot with Astounding Views
Tucked away on a hillside above Malacatos is this 3820 square meter (0.94 acre) piece of land with stunning views of the valley below. One of the major bonuses of this property is that just a short walk away there is access to a protected natural park of about 36 hectares (89 acres) which boasts many hiking trails with more spectacular views.
Most of the land is gently sloped and as such offers astounding views from nearly every part of the property. There is also a flat spot perfect for building a home. Just imagine the views you will enjoy here – breath-taking sunsets, birds flying freely about, and the Andes mountains that seem to go on forever.
In addition to having a great homesite, this property offers a wonderful opportunity for you to start an organic garden. You could easily create terraced garden beds on the sloped sections and grow year-round as the climate in southern Ecuador is ideal for this. You could also have goats or other grazing animals to trim the abundant grass.
There is irrigation canal water available at the lower part of the property so you would just have to pump it up to use it. City water and electricity would need to be brought in, but this would be relatively easy since there are nearby homes.
As it is about a 10-minute drive from town, you are far enough out to escape the hustle and bustle, yet close enough for quick shopping trips.
Location: Malacatos, Loja, Ecuador
Property Size: 3,820 m2 (0.94 acre)
Population: 7,114 (Malacatos)
Distance to Malacatos: 10 minutes by car
Distance to Airport (Catamayo): About 1 hour by car
Distance to Loja: About 40 minutes by car
Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (30 in)*
Annual property taxes: $7.17
-Estimated Closing Cost: $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.
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