Tropical Fruit Paradise near Malacatos
About 20 minutes from Malacatos is this amazing tropical fruit paradise on a 3,500 square meter (0.86 acre) piece of land with a 2-bedroom house. There are 32 varieties of mature fruit trees on this property! A huge added bonus this that this property borders a river.
This property is located in a quiet and peaceful area with basically no neighbors. You are surrounded by nature, fruit trees galore, and a river! Birds love this environment.
Existing tropical fruit trees include: mandarin, lime, avocado, plum, pomegranate, coffee, zapote, coconut, orange, mango, poma rosa Amazonia, banana, guarana, cherry, guava, mulberry, brazil nut, araza, papaya, lemon, sweet lime, passion fruit, “guava” (an Ecuadorian pod fruit), loquat, and achiote (annatto). There are also menthol plants and other medicinal herbs growing here. Sugar cane, cassava root, and corn can also be found around the property.
The 2-bedroom house with loft is not updated, but it is completely livable. It would be easy to do some upgrades to make it more comfortable.
The house is hooked up to water and electricity. There is also canal water that is used to irrigate all the crops.
Make this house and its surrounding gardens your home!
Location: Malacatos, Loja, Ecuador
Property Size: 3,500 m2 (0.86 acre)
Population: 7,114 (Malacatos)
Distance to Malacatos: 20 minutes by car
Distance to Airport (Catamayo): Approx 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
Distance to Loja: Approx. 1 hour by car
Altitude: 1,317 meters (4,320 feet)
Annual precipitation (Malacatos): 764 mm (30 in)
* 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 >