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Cuenca, with its cobblestone streets and stately mansions, has become one of the world´s top retirement destinations. The city, Ecuador´s third largest, is home to approximately 350,000 citizens, and an estimated 4,000 expats. It is an extremely walkable city, and expats often gather near the Parque Abdon Calderon for coffee or drinks. The city is flush with both modern conveniences including 18 hospitals, and with 4 major universities attracting students from all over the world, it is often referred to as the Athens of the Andes.

Cuenca´s temperatures range from 50-75 degrees Fahrenheit, and is often hailed as the city of eternal spring. For those who love the outdoors, Cajas National Park offers incredible year round hiking. Most expats live extremely well on $2000 a month.

If you are seeking a rich cultural life with international symphonies and ballets and a mix of the historic and the modern, come see what makes Cuenca such a special place to retire.


River Views and Rooftop Terrace-Cuenca Family Home

River Views and Rooftop Terrace-Cuenca Family Home
Price
$224,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
16
Property Type
House
Beds/Baths
4/3
Beds
4
Baths
3
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View, Greenbelt View, River View
Total Lot Size
115.00 m² (1,237.84 sq ft)
Total Living Area
200.00 m² (2,152.77 sq ft)

This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3 story house (2,000 square feet) is ideal for a family home. Designed by an American couple that are Landscape architects, their craftsmanship is well noted. As you open the front gate and step into the small front garden you’ll be overwhelmed by a sense of calm brought about the abundance of plants, flowers and succulents bursting out seemingly every nook and cranny. This little oasis of a home is equipped with a stunning rooftop terrace, a full size Jacuzzi (seats six) and of course beautiful plant life throughout. Stepping through the front door you will immediately note the native hardwood floors, a divine feature that makes every room special. On the first floor there is the living room with the adjacent a sunroom (that houses the full-sized jacuzzi and surrounding plant life), the chef’s kitchen with breakfast bar and granite countertops throughout, and the large dining room with a half bath off the back and the staircase leading to the second floor. Up the stairs on the Second floor, you will find two large bedrooms with 2 full bathrooms plus a dressing room and the laundry room, while the third floor has an additional 2 bedrooms sharing one full bathroom and the entrance/stairway that leads to the roof-top terrace. Full of plants, their decorative pots and equipped with wood floor coverings the terrace is a beautiful continuation of the garden in the front of the home. Boasting uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountains and the Yanuncay river, a small pergola, great low voltage lighting and space for a grill or wet bar, it’s the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon, evening and sunset with friends and family. Located in the large development “Rio Sol”, on east size of the city, the house is just blocks from one of Cuenca’s four major shopping centers “Monay Shopping”, that also houses the “walmart-style” Corral Center for all your shopping needs. The house is also very close to Cuenca’s newest and most renowned hospital “Del Rio” and of course there is also excellent access to the ‘Autopisa’. Complete with imported, stainless steel American appliances including the refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, washer/dryer and a built-in wall fireplace this property is truly unique. Appealing in so many ways this property would make a perfect home for a variety of buyers, so if you are looking for a house, (wether for a couple, a family or even an individual) come and take a look! Call today to schedule a viewing. Asking; $224,000

tastefuly decorated condo with gorgeous terrace views

tastefuly decorated condo with gorgeous terrace views
Price
$265,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
21
Property Type
Apartment
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View
Total Lot Size
125.00 m² (1,345.48 sq ft)
Total Living Area
125.00 m² (1,345.48 sq ft)

Located in the very popular Expat neighborhood of Avenida Solano, this modern and well-designed condo is ideally situated near many good restaurants, supermarkets, tiendas, a hospital and banks and has soothing views of the Yanuncay River. The interior living space (1,346 sq. ft.) is augmented by an additional outdoor terrace living area of 672 sq. ft.. Beautifully decorated with an open layout, this pet-friendly, 2 Bedroom/2 Bath condo is only a 10-minute taxi ride into El Centro, the Cuenca city center. Bright and airy, with plenty of windows for natural light to flow into every room, this gorgeous 4-year old condo is located on the 5th floor of a 6-floor building. The amenities of this home include: a laundry room off the kitchen, a Jacuzzi on the terrace, easy-care laminate and tile flooring, laminate kitchen cabinets, granite kitchen counters, all appliances (dishwasher, freezer, microwave, refrigerator, range with range hood, washer/dryer set), and all window coverings. A bodega (storage unit) and in-building parking space are deeded with this property. The building amenities include: 24/7/365 security system with guard service and cameras, fiber-optic cabling for fast internet speeds, centralized gas and water, a rooftop terrace, a social gathering room, a gym and a large home theatre room. With the asking price of $265,000 (negotiable), low ANNUAL property tax only $200 (2018), and a monthly condo fee (alicuota) of $130, this property will NOT be on the market for long. Call or text (via What’s App) Kathy at +593 99 450 0325 (from outside Ecuador) or 099 450 0325 (from within Ecuador) or email her at Kathy@cuencarealestate.com today to make an appointment to see this property before it is gone! Remember to mention Property #2000!

Casa en venta con piscina en Nulti: Mountain House For Sale in Nulti

Casa en venta con piscina en Nulti: Mountain House For Sale in Nulti
Price
$205,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
36
Property Type
House
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Location
Nulti, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
705.00 m² (7,588.53 sq ft)
Total Living Area
351.00 m² (3,778.12 sq ft)

This house with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is located in Nulti, Azuay Ecuador, in the county of Cuenca. This mountain property with city and mountain views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this house is 705,00 square meter (7.588,53 square feet), and it has a living space of 351,00 square meter (3.778,12 square feet). The property also features a private pool.

Handsomely Stylized Condo With Stunning Views

Handsomely Stylized Condo With Stunning Views
Price
$125,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
15
Property Type
Condominium
Beds/Baths
2/1
Beds
2
Baths
1
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
104.00 m² (1,119.44 sq ft)
Total Living Area
104.00 m² (1,119.44 sq ft)

This sleek 2 bedroom 1.5 bathroom European designed and furnished apartment takes advantage of the mountain views in ways rarely seen Cuenca. Every detail of this apartment was, and noticeably, a conscious decision, with efficiency and elegance being the priority. The tile and bamboo floors throughout the apartment are an especially notable detail that make this unit unique. The open-floor plan lets light flow straight through the spacious living room and gourmet kitchen from Dawn to Dusk. In the back of the apartment the two large bedrooms are located in each corner allowing each bedroom incredible views and plentiful light. The oversized bathroom has a truly massive shower and is designed to allow the user space to move and think. The 104m2 unit is located on the South side of Cuenca in a modern building with such features as a security guard, elevator access, security cameras and safety doors throughout. Being that the apartment is just a block away from the illustrious City “Tarqui” Park the inhabitants have access to one of the most beautiful green spaces in Cuenca with everything from zip-lines to recreational equipment. The street named “Los Conquistadores” is a quiet low-traffic street in a safe and secure neighborhood, while having great public transport services nearby. Also close by is the organic market, Mall de Rio, Supermaxi grocery store, Cuenca’s swimming school, Parque Iberia and more. The unit comes with one parking space and storage space. This is a truly unique apartment and a perfect fit for the discerning buyer looking for European style with tranquility, views and safety. Call today to schedule showing.

2 bedroom Condo on the Edge of El Centro

2 bedroom Condo on the Edge of El Centro
Price
$450 / month
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Lease
Images
14
Property Type
Condominium
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
104.00 m² (1,119.44 sq ft)
Total Living Area
104.00 m² (1,119.44 sq ft)

Located on the edge of historic city center within walking distance to 2 Travia stations, multiple pharmacies and Supermaxi Las Americas one would be hard-pressed to find a more convenient place to live. This brand-new, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, third floor condo boasts 1,119.45 square feet (104 m2), granite countertops, recessed lighting and double-pained windows for exterior noise reduction. Other amenities include, Underground parking, 24 hour security, Intercom system equipped with touchscreen interface and camera in order to see visitors. $450 per month. Call today to schedule a viewing.

Departamento Excelente Ubicación: fantastic location!! only a 15-minute walk to el centro and close to everything!!!

Departamento Excelente Ubicación: fantastic location!! only a 15-minute walk to el centro and close to everything!!!
Price
$152,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
14
Property Type
Apartment
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View
Total Lot Size
137.00 m² (1,474.65 sq ft)
Total Living Area
137.00 m² (1,474.65 sq ft)

Located in a neighborhood popular with North American Expats (Remigio Crespo) near Av. Fray Vincente Solano, this unfurnished, 1,476 sq. ft., 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom, condo is located on the 4th floor of a 6-floor, 5 year old building with elevators. This modern, efficiently designed condo building is ideally situated just a few blocks from Cuenca’s better restaurants, nightclubs, supermarkets, home décor stores, banks and two major hospitals, and it is only a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride into El Centro, Cuenca’s city center. Additional amenities included with this home are: Easy-care laminate flooring in the living areas and tile flooring in the kitchen and bathrooms, laminate cabinets and granite countertops in the kitchen, and laminate-faced closets, and a loft area set up as an office area. The building amenities include: Centralized gas and water, 24/7/365 security with cameras, a gathering room, and fiber-optic cabling for fast Internet speeds. The price of this home is only $152,000, and includes a deeded storage room (bodega) and a deeded in-building parking space. The ANNUAL property tax is only $105 (2018), and the monthly condo fee (alicuota) is only $70! Call (or text via What’s App) Kathy Gonzalez at +593 99 450 0325 (from outside Ecuador) or 099 450 0325 (from within Ecuador) or email her at Kathy@cuencarealestate.com today to make an appointment to see this property before it is gone! Remember to mention Property #2002!

Penthouse con Gran Terraza: fantastic investment opportunity!! penthouse with a huge terrace for only $105,000!

Penthouse con Gran Terraza: fantastic investment opportunity!! penthouse with a huge terrace for only $105,000!
Price
$105,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
14
Property Type
Duplex
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View
Total Lot Size
94.00 m² (1,011.80 sq ft)
Total Living Area
94.00 m² (1,011.80 sq ft)

Ideally situated in a neighborhood popular with North American Expats (Los Totems) near Av. Unidad National and Remigio Crespo, this Penthouse is has 2 levels (5th & 6th floors of a 6-floor building), 1,016 sq. ft., 2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom, with access to its wrap-around, 674 sq. ft. terrace from the 6th floor. This modern, efficiently designed condo building, with many convenient shops located on its ground floor level, is conveniently located only a few blocks from many of Cuenca better restaurants, nightclubs, supermarkets, home décor stores, banks and two major hospitals, and is only a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride into El Centro. Additional amenities included with this home are: Easy-care laminate flooring in the living areas and tile flooring in the kitchen and bathrooms, a separate laundry room on the 2nd floor, laminate cabinets and granite countertops in the kitchen, laminate-faced closets, and a loft area set up as an office area. The building amenities include 24/7/365 security with cameras and fiber-optic cabling for fast Internet speeds. Although the price of $105,000 for this Penthouse does not include the furnishings, the seller is open to negotiating a price for them as well. The asking price for this Penthouse, which includes a deeded in-building parking space, is negotiable. The ANNUAL property tax is only $105 (2018), and the monthly condo fee (alicuota) is a mere $76! Call (or text via What’s App) Kathy at +593 99 450 0325 (from outside Ecuador) or 099 450 0325 (from within Ecuador) or email her at Kathy@cuencarealestate.com today to make an appointment to see this property before it is gone! Remember to mention Property #2003!

Departamento con Excelente Vista: beautiful views from one of the best condo buildings in cuenca!

Departamento con Excelente Vista: beautiful views from one of the best condo buildings in cuenca!
Price
$242,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
11
Property Type
Apartment
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Location
Av. Ordóñez Lasso - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
144.00 m² (1,550.00 sq ft)
Total Living Area
144.00 m² (1,550.00 sq ft)

This bright and airy 1,551 sq. ft., 2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom home, located on the 6th floor of a 6-floor building, has plenty of large windows that allow natural light to flow into every room. Located in the very popular Expat neighborhood of Tres Puentes, this modern, tastefully and efficiently designed condo building is ideally situated near many good restaurants, supermarkets, tiendas, a hospital and banks is only a 10 minute walk to both El Centro, Cuenca’s city center, and the large, modern Mall del Rio. Although the price does not include the furnishings, the seller is open to negotiating a price for them as well. The asking price of $242,000 is negotiable, with a storage room (bodega) and an in-building parking space are deeded with this condo. The ANNUAL property tax is only $120 (2018), and the monthly condo fee (alicuota) is $89! Additional amenities included with this home include: High-end finishes throughout, tile flooring throughout, laminate cabinets and granite countertops in the kitchen, and laminate-faced closets. The building amenities include: Outside gardens and walking paths, recreation areas for small children, security with 24/7/365 guard service and cameras, fiber-optic cabling for fast internet speeds, centralized gas and water, a social gathering room, a gym, a spa pool, a sauna, a steam room, a large home theatre room, and a spectacular lobby area. Call (or text via What’s App) Kathy at +593 99 450 0325 (from outside Ecuador) or 099 450 0325 (from within Ecuador) or email her at Kathy@cuencarealestate.com today to make an appointment to see this property before it is gone! Remember to mention Property #2004!

Casa San Sebastian: Fully Furnished, Turnkey One Bedroom Loft-Style Condo in Historic Downtown Cuenca

Casa San Sebastian: Fully Furnished, Turnkey One Bedroom Loft-Style Condo in Historic Downtown Cuenca
Price
$120,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
19
Property Type
Condominium
Beds/Baths
1/1
Beds
1
Baths
1
Location
Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
Garden View
Total Lot Size
70.00 m² (753.47 sq ft)
Total Living Area
70.00 m² (753.47 sq ft)

This turnkey designer, one bedroom, 1.5  loft-style condo is located in the historic El Centro district of Cuenca, two blocks from San Sebastian park, in the famed Casa San Sebastian building. Casa San Sebastian has been featured in The New York Times and many Ecuadorian design publications and is located on Simon Bolivar, one of Cuenca's most prominent and important streets.  From this loft, it's an easy walk to Parque Calderon -- the city's main square -- as well as to Cuenca's top restaurants, shopping, museums, parks, and a fruit and vegetable Mercado. The 750 square foot, ground floor condo, with an open-concept living, kitchen and dining area, is reached through a plant-filled central indoor courtyard.  There is also a shared, covered outdoor living room area,  as well as a rooftop garden, perfect for catching the city skyline or having a meal with friends and family. The secure and quiet apartment comes fully furnished with local crafts and custom-made furniture. The condo has ihigh-speed Internet, Direct TV, hot water, gas, electricity, linens, towels, dishes, glassware, oven, stove, microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer and amenities (all included in the price).  This apartment is move-in ready or perfect as an investment property that can easily be turned into a money-making Airbnb rental or as your own live-in downtown pied a Terre. The current owners have been highly successful in renting this unit and can give you tips and ideas for future rentals. The apartment also has a wireless intercom and buzzers for your comfort and two security doors. The asking price for this turnkey, ready to move in apartment is $120,000.

Chic 2 Bedroom Loft in the Heart of Historic Cuenca~Short-Term Rental: Condominium For Rent in El Centro - Cuenca

Chic 2 Bedroom Loft in the Heart of Historic Cuenca~Short-Term Rental: Condominium For Rent in El Centro - Cuenca
Price
$950 / month
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Lease
Images
14
Property Type
Condominium
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Location
El Centro - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
Garden View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size
135.00 m² (1,453.12 sq ft)
Total Living Area
135.00 m² (1,453.12 sq ft)

Only blocks from Parque Calderon and the Rio Tomebamba, this stylish, fully furnished, 2-bedroom, 2 bath, loft style condo, is located one of Cuenca’s most buildings – Casa Juan Jaramillo. Featured in numerous national style and design magazines and was one of the first colonial building in Cuenca to be converted into modern condos. With approximately 135 m2 (1453 ft-2) of living space, this 2 floor unit overlooks a lush, plant-filled inner courtyard, which in addition to the peacefully ambiance it creates, acts as a buffer to ambient street noise. The loft is surrounded by some of the city’s top restaurants and cafes, art galleries, and high-end stores and shops. An indigenous fruit and vegetable market is only blocks away. Nearby hospitals, malls, and museums are also abundant in this historic neighborhood. Coming fully equipped, this turnkey apartment, which includes access to a communal rooftop terrace with spectacular views of Cuenca's Cathedral comes complete with all appliances and furnishings. The price includes the rent, utilities and internet. Available starting July 15th, 2019 Minimum stay: 14 days

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