Horse Properties International


Monserrath, Azuay 010150

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  • Price: 368,000 USD Property Area: 39.21 Acres
  • Property Type: - Property Use: Hobby Farm, Hunter Jumper, Dressage, Cutting, Polo, Reining Horses, Riding School, Community, Western Riding, English Riding, Retired Horses, Horse Rescue, Trail Riding, Gaited Horses, All Around, Breeding Facility, Therapeutic Riding School, Dude Ranch, Cattle Ranch
  • Special Amenities: has two other buildings on property that are currently used as a guest room and one large enough for guest hou Utility Type: Well, potable city water, well, pond and irrigation wat
  • Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2.00
  • Age: 2 House Area: 1,350 Sq. Ft.
  • For Sale By: - Architectural Style: spanish, complete remodel 2015, very cozy and inviting fireplace with custom screen, amazing views



Enjoy Serene mountains, forests, green pastures, and star filled nights. Deer, wild bunnies,Hawks, owls, parrots, and many other colorful birds grace this beautiful land.
Only 14 miles from Cuenca!
Home was completely remodeled in 2015 . Approximately 1,300 sq ft main house, with 14 ft open beam ceilings, living room has new fireplace and large windows to enjoy the view. Kitchen has dishwasher, large white porcelain/steel double sink, high end faucet, separate oven, cook top, hood and fridge. There are 2 bedrooms 2 full baths, mud room with large closets. Master bedroom has extra large closet/ office space with desk/vanity combination,and a lovely window to watch the horses in the pasture napping or playing. It also has a computer closet, for modem, printer etc...and stacked washer/dryer. Master bath has soaking tub for 2 ,walk in shower, and skylight over the tub to see the stars. There is a nice wood fence around the front of the house, a large carport and parking for 4 more cars. Just below the house is another adobe and tile roof building approximately 10 ft by 26 ft Currently used for storage, with parking for 2 cars as well.
Property, has a large pond, a well, irrigation water, and potable water. There are 2 large concrete water tanks, one in each pasture. The horse pastures are approx 1 1/2 acres each, and connected together, there is a shelter approx 34x 12 ft, a 60ft round pen with a 10x10 shelter attached.
Another area of the property has a large 5 stall barn that is plumbed for 3/4 bath and storage, also a 20x 20ft overhang with furniture and hammocks for relaxing and socializing. This area is approximately 3/4 acre surrounded by a 6 1/2 ft chain link fence buried about 10 inches underground to keep in diggers. Next to the barn there is a large area for parking horse trailers, ect. and another small adobe building, with a fold out couch bed, table with 2 chairs.
There are mature fruit trees and 2 fenced gardens. No pesticides used on property.This area has the best grazing land in the province. The internet is very good, no problem streaming video or skype calls. Etapa wireless phones are available here. Everything is electric and could easily be switched to solar or wind power.
There are gentle slopes and flat areas where you could add other homes to the property.
It is a very quiet area. Most of the neighbors still use horses for transportation and cattle to plow the fields. Property is at the end of the valley, no traffic passing through. There is a truck that comes by the house Tuesday and Saturdays with vegetables, meat and other supplies.
The bus stop is about 1 1/4 miles from the house, it comes 5 times a day, 6 days a week.Taxis are available in Cumbe and offer shopping and delivery service.
The town of Cumbe is approx 4 miles from the house. There is a farmers market there Wednesday and Sunday. There are atms, credit unions, hardware stores, small markets, restaurants, bakery, feed stores, western union, church, free Zumba in the park tuesday nights, gym and dance studio,Veterinarian, 2 pharmacies, medical clinic, auto mechanic, clothing, chamber of commerce, tiendas, furniture and appliance stores.
. There are 3 ways to get to the house from Cuenca- through Turi- Tarqui and 2 routes through Cumbe. Because the house is surrounded by mountains and a little east it is warmer and less foggy than Tarque and Cumbe .
I have a very reliable, honest, and pleasant woman that helps me twice daily with my 13 pets in exchange for a small grazing area and a nominal monthly fee. She knows the property well, and also sells organic eggs $3 a dozen and fresh milk right from her cow, still warm for 50 cents a quart. I have a gardener/ handy man that comes with a partner every 3 weeks or so. They cut the grass, clean water tanks, chop wood, wash and wax my truck, what ever i need for $20 a day for each of them. I have a horse trainer that comes to the house for $15 an hour, for training, bathing, exercising. He also trims the horses feet every 8 weeks for $15 each.
Veterinarian house call is $40 to see as many of the animals as i need plus medicine, which is also inexpensive. There are miles of trails from the house. There are also polo clubs, dressage, jumping, reining. what ever you are into.
Property taxes $126.00 a year, internet $30 a month, water $5 a month and electric $55-75 a month

Priced to sell at- $389,000 negotiable. Agents Welcome.
It is possible to negotiate a package price for all the the furnishing, art, also imported dishes, linens, cookware, power and regular tools, everything to start a household.
I have been very blessed to have lived on this beautiful land surrounded by lovely animals and neighbors. It is not necessary to have an Ecuadorian bank account or visa to buy property here. Transactions here are handled by attorneys/ not real estate agents. fees range from $600 to $900. Average closing time is 10 to 14 days.

If you are unfamiliar with Cuenca Ecuador, below is a link to an article with some videos and pictures./ Medical care is about 1/4 of the price in the US, the hospitals are very clean and modern and Dr. take their time with you. Ex: Cardiologist appointment and EKG $45. My private insurance that i pay $67 a month for will reimburse me 80% of that cost. If you are over 65 you can sign up for their equivalent of social security for $70 a month and it covers everything. Also alternative medicine and dental care are 1/4 the prices in the US. There is a big modern mall about 35-40 min from the house with everything you could want, giant food court with entertainment, 2 arcades, bowling alley, restaurants and movies theater. The supermarkets are clean and well stocked. You can easily find free range chicken, eggs and grass fed beef, pork and lamb. The organic food markets are 1/3 the price of the US. Also spa pedicures for $10, manicures for $5. Mens haircuts $5. high lites/low lites and haircut for women $45. A dozen rozes are $3. You can have a nice dinner for two with wine and dessert for $30

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Shown by appointment to serious qualified buyers only. Please contact Marilyn at Whatsapp 0990904045 Or U.S. phone number 1 928 202-4542 leave a message Agents welcome 3% commission
for more about Cuenca.

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