spectacular property in malacatos
Located approximately 10 minutes drive above the town of Malacatos, off a well-maintained dirt road, sits this 5,045m2 (1.25 acre), 2-house masterpiece with some of the most spectacular views on the planet.
Entering through a heavy steel security gate and descending down the driveway and accompanying lush green growth you are transported into a magical oasis – full of peace, serenity, majestic views, privacy and well designed construction and grounds.
The beautifully landscaped driveway, with outdoor lighting and a smattering of fruit trees gives a great preview of what’s to come.
At the bottom of the driveway, turning to the right you arrive at one of two US standard designed and built homes.
This first 2br/1ba home features a large, covered outdoor patio, open living room, dining room, kitchen area, security door/bars, high ceilings, unique style and high quality finishing materials.
Outside the house to the right is a bamboo chicken coop and lawn – plenty of private space for massive vegetable gardens or whatever you desire.
Good drainage systems, irrigation system, real ceramic roof, stone and brick pathways, a fire pit and more adorn the house and surrounding grounds.
The second home, a sufficient distance from the first, offers good privacy – the entire space lends itself to an expansive and open feeling highlighting the breathtaking views of Malacatos valley.
The 3br/1ba main home has a fenced in vegetable garden, expansive lawn with fire pit, large covered patio, hot water throughout, security door/bars and a unique, lovely design.
There is another section behind the house to the left that houses several geese, chickens and other animals.
Rent out one home and live in another or just use it as a guesthouse – rental income from guesthouse is approximately $600/mo.
The stable land soaks in sun all day and is surrounded by singing birds of all kinds.
There is both potable and canal water.
Current cultivation include: mango, banana, orange, lemon, passion fruit, papaya, guava, corn, lemon grass, sugar cane, tuna, avocado in addition to a large organic vegetable garden and many ornamental flowers.
Google maps link https://goo.gl/maps/CdhAqQZNZ1wNSa1c7
Elevation of the property: 5633ft (1717m)
Distance to the closest town: 10 minutes in car
Distance to the Airport: 1 hour and 23 minutes in car
Temperature: º16 C (º60 F)
Annual property taxes: $46,62
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 >