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Cotacachi and Otavalo´s Top Properties and Real Estate Developments

Cotacachi and Otavalo are both small towns located about 2 hours north of Ecuador´s capital city, Quito. Cotacachi is nestled between two volcanoes. Situated in beautiful landscapes it is only a 30 minute drive from Lago San Pablo, Ecuador´s largest lake. The town is located adjacent to the Cayapas Ecological Reserve, with over 750,000 protected acres of forest. Cotacachi itself is home to numerous leather artisans, where you can find dozens of stores selling fine leather jackets, belts, shoes, and more along its main street 10 de Agosto. Since 2007, when International Living began promoting this village, a sizable expat community has begun to arrive, attracted to its beautiful Andean views and low cost of living.

Unlike Cotacachi, where the expat culture is well defined, Otavalo is home to a rich indigenous culture. With 90,000 inhabitants, it is much larger than its neighbor Cotacachi. On Saturdays, the massive market overflows from the Plaza de Ponchos and colorful textiles and crafts fill tents along streets in a third of the city. Otavaleños are famous for their weavings, everything from blankets and bags to sweaters and gloves. They are easily recognized by their traditional dress, white pants and dark ponchos for men, and brightly colored dresses for women.

While most residents or make the trip to Ibarra or Quito for all but the most common doctor´s visits, for many, the slow pace of life these two Andean towns offer has been just what the doctor ordered.

Renovated apartment for sale in a gated community. This precious apartment has a corner sunroom with a fantastic view!

Renovated apartment for sale in a gated community. This precious apartment has a corner sunroom with a fantastic view!
Price
$84,500
Status
Sold
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
1
Property Type
Apartment
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
2,500.00 m² (26,909.67 sq ft)
Total Living Area
111.00 m² (1,194.79 sq ft)

Located just downtown, a few steps from the coffee shops, restaurants, bars, Banks, and farmers´ market turning on the corner, this very well-located and elegant apartment is on the third floor of a building, in the gated community Primavera II.

⛰Land for sale in Cotacachi - Great INVESTMENT Opportunity!

⛰Land for sale in Cotacachi - Great INVESTMENT Opportunity!
Price
$980,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
15
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size
2.35 ha (5.81 acre)

Beautiful 5.81-acre lot located within the urban area of ​​Cotacachi, a charming city in the province of Imbabura. If you are looking to invest, this is a great area and location with great potential for commercial use. Ideal for a tourist project, plotting, or building a unique housing complex in the sector. It has all the basic services: water, electricity, sewage, and internet connections, inside the property there is a small and cozy country house that works as a vacation villa, it also has good access roads since it is located at the entrance of this beautiful city. Its imposing Volcano, the Cuicocha Lagoon, and the combination of natural, cultural, and, above all, artisanal elements, make Cotacachi a colorful destination that has made it one of the favorite cities for many foreigners who want to live in Ecuador. This is certainly a unique opportunity, so don't wait any longer and become the next investor in this paradise today!

Amazing Rustic Mountain Home with guest house.

Amazing Rustic Mountain Home with guest house.
Price
$120,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
15
Property Type
House
Beds/Baths
3/3
Beds
3
Baths
3
Location
Otavalo, Otavalo, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
1,450.00 m² (15,607.61 sq ft)
Total Living Area
300.00 m² (3,229.16 sq ft)

This is a must see property with a sprawling organic vegetable garden and orchard. Nestled at the base of the majestic Imbabura mountain and just 10 minutes to beautiful San Pablo lake. All of this to enjoy along with year round spring weather on the equator. There is a special opportunity here to develop the property into a commercial tourist establishment or even a bed and breakfast retreat. In the foyer entrance of the home a decorative ornate glass arch leads out to a commercial size eat in kitchen. A cleverly positioned side door opens upon the huge organic vegetable garden and orchard. The master bedroom includes an en suite full bathroom and walk in closet. Some special features include a guest house complete with a loft, kitchenette, and large full bathroom. A large outdoor covered patio with seating. Also an enclosed entertainment space perfect for a dance hall. Ample parking inside the property. From the boundary to the perimeters the entire property is enclosed with a wall providing both privacy and security. This quiet neighborhood is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the millón dollar Mountain View and then take walk or drive with family and guests to dine in at the spectacular on the lake restaurants.

Finca Daysi: Countryside and Mountain Country Estate For Sale in Intag

Finca Daysi: Countryside and Mountain Country Estate For Sale in Intag
Price
$128,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
12
Property Type
Country Estate
Beds/Baths
4/2
Beds
4
Baths
2
Location
Intag, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Countryside, Mountain
View Type
Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size
8.00 ha (19.77 acre)
Total Living Area
200.00 m² (2,152.77 sq ft)

This country estate with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is located in Intag, Imbabura Ecuador, in the county of Cotacachi. This countryside and mountain property with greenbelt, mountain and valley views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this country estate is 8.00 hectare (19.77 acre), and it has a living space of 200.00 square meter (2,152.77 square feet). This country estate is available furnished. This property includes an oven, a refrigerator and a stove.

Countryside and Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Urcuqui

Countryside and Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Urcuqui
Price
$120,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
14
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Urcuqui, Urcuqui, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Countryside, Mountain
View Type
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size
1.35 ha (3.34 acre)

This home construction site is located in Urcuqui, Imbabura, Ecuador, in Urcuqui county. This countryside and mountain property with mountain and greenbelt views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this home construction site is a total of 1,35 hectare (3,34 acre).

** SOLD ** Cotacachi Home Hideaway

** SOLD ** Cotacachi Home Hideaway
Price
$285,000
Status
Sold
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
39
Property Type
House
Beds/Baths
4/4
Beds
4
Baths
4
Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
2,600.00 m² (27,986.06 sq ft)
Total Living Area
380.00 m² (4,090.27 sq ft)

Tucked away behind an unsuspecting private wall you will encounter this amazing multi-functional property located within a few blocks of the main square and open-air mercado (market). From inside this property you will feel like you are in your own world yet easy walking access to the amenities that the beautiful town of Cotacachi has to offer. Entering onto the premises you see a large driveway designed with pavers which can easily accommodate 4 vehicles. Hand-made paver-designed walkways lead you throughout the property where you will encounter the main residence plus 2 separate guest residences, an enormous workshop/storage outbuilding which could easily be converted to an additional guest residence, and a greenhouse for on-site cultivating and upkeep of multiple mature fruit trees including lemon (2 seedless trees, 4 with seeds), extensive amount of blackberry bushes brought in from the US, avocado (10 total which include 3 different varieties), 4 mandarin trees, & 3 chirimoyas. The property boasts extremely well-manicured lawn and each of the outbuildings have been designed and built by the current owner (a retired US builder) using choice local materials for the area and US-standard construction guidelines. Each of the guest houses has one bedroom and one full bathroom. The larger guest home has the living/dining/kitchen area separated from the bedroom whereas the smaller guest home is a junior-suite style. The main residence has a wrap-around covered porch area with an outdoor imported infra-red sauna. You enter through a grand front entrance into an expansive open floor plan with tall ceilings throughout. From the minute you walk in, you cannot help but be in awe of the gorgeous imported Italian porcelain floors throughout the entire main residence. The large living and dining areas are straight ahead from the entrance and are separated by a beautifully sculpted fireplace which is the focal point of this space. And for those of you who like to cook and entertain at the same time, the large American-stlye kitchen with beautiful granite countertops is located off to the side with mountain views from the double sink. On either side of the great room are the bedrooms. The master is an enormous suite with sliding glass door exit to the outdoor sauna. The master bathroom has a shower as well as soaking tub, with separate walk-in closet. On the other side of the kitchen is the second bedroom, albeit small but quite functional. There is a full bathroom and large space currently being used as a home-gym. This property is being sold with just about everything making an easy transition for you!!

Unlimited potential with this Stunning land opportunity

Unlimited potential with this Stunning land opportunity
Price
$632,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
28
Property Type
Development Parcel
Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
3.40 ha (8.40 acre)

The photos just do not do it justice. This large parcel (34,059 square meters) of land is a combination of three tax lots being sold as one. Breathtakingly beautiful, this large poperty is hidden away only a few minutes from the center of Cotacachi. There are multiple possible options here for this property: a sprawlig private residence; an agricultural project; or excellent for a commercial investment (Subdivision). Difficult to appreicate from the phots; please contact us for a viewing opporunity. Listed at $20/square meter.

Coffee Farm in the Andes Mountains

Coffee Farm in the Andes Mountains
Price
$270,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Commercial Sale
Images
30
Property Type
Commercial Coffee Farm and House
Beds/Baths
2/1
Beds
2
Baths
1
Location
Intag, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Riverfront, Mountain, Countryside
View Type
Mountain View, River View, Valley View
Total Lot Size
40.00 ha (98.84 acre)
Total Interior Area
750.00 m² (8,072.90 sq ft)

Live on your own mountain in this 40 hectare coffee farm. Includes a main house and a separate workers house plus several out buildings for equipment to produce, dry and roast the beans. The property produces a high quality non GMO organic coffee bean that is delicious and well loved buy all the current customers. The property has its own micro climate in a fertile environment in a region between the coast and the highlands. It sits 1,500 meters above sea level in one of the richest biodiverse areas in the world. It gets 12 hours of sunlight per day and the nutrient rich soil also has a plantation of banana trees that provide shade for the coffee crops.

San Ignacio lot 5"B": Countryside Development Parcel For Sale in Cotacachi

San Ignacio lot 5"B": Countryside Development Parcel For Sale in Cotacachi
Price
$62,000
Status
Sold
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
10
Property Type
Development Parcel
Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Mountain View
Total Lot Size
2,000.00 m² (21,527.74 sq ft)

This development parcel is located in Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador, in Cotacachi county. This countryside property with mountain view is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this development parcel is a total of 2.000,00 square meter (21.527,74 square feet).

Beautiful Modern 2nd Floor 3 BR 2 BTH Furnished Apartment

Beautiful Modern 2nd Floor 3 BR 2 BTH Furnished Apartment
Price
$65,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
17
Property Type
Apartment
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Location
Quiroga - Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador
Location Type
Urban
View Type
Mountain View
Total Lot Size
400.00 m² (4,305.55 sq ft)
Total Living Area
86.60 m² (932.15 sq ft)

This is a incredible 2nd floor apartment with wonderful decorative features. Very well laid out and furnished in a beautiful modern style. The apartment has spacious bedrooms built in closets and a private terrace patio.

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