For sale: Fabulous townhome on the rim of El Centro, has private Airbnb

This fabulous townhome on the edge of El Centro, Cuenca has an immediate income-producing furnished Airbnb or rental property with a separate entrance and its own two-tiered rooftop terrace. The main house is a one-of-a-kind home, just past the famed Todos Santos church, and is located in a quiet, residential gated community with 8 townhouses making it intimate and friendly — as well as safe. Just a ten-minute walk and you are in the heart of the historic district of Cuenca with all its restaurants, shops, museums, cafes and so much more including steps down to the Tomebamba River. A rare find, this home, and rental property provide the joy and excitement of urban life without the congestion of the downtown area, just a few blocks away.

The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath single-story home is 298 sq. meters (3,208 sq. ft) and is situated on 245 sq. meters of land. The home was renovated and completed in 2021 and has just been re-painted and re-furbished to be move-in ready for the new owners. The townhome — which also has a wonderful covered and uncovered terrace — comes with appliances including a dishwasher, a large refrigerator, a five-burner stove top and oven, black-out curtains, and certain lighting features. Select furnishings may also be negotiable. The large, one-bedroom rental property or guest house is fully furnished and includes an open-concept living, dining, and kitchen area, as well as two outdoor terraces with magnificent views of Cuenca and the surrounding mountains. This income property has been hugely successful in past years, providing an immediate income source for you as new owners. That 2nd-floor apartment is turnkey ready with everything (and more) to move right in.

As you walk into the lovely main home at the end of a private cul-de-sac you are struck by the light and airy open-concept living and dining area that leads out to the beautiful, plant-filled terrace that is both covered and open so you may enjoy the great outdoors even on those rainy Cuenca days. The living room has skylights and a fireplace with an insert, ensuring that smoke never gets into your house — but that warm and cozy evenings can be spent curled up with a good book.

The home is equipped with solid cedar doors, original Eucalyptus and stone floors, steel beams, great lighting, crown molding, arched double French doors, and delightful curves giving the home a Mediterranean feel. High-speed Internet and four routers allow for fast and immediate Internet throughout the house and the guest house.

The kitchen has a large island that invites you to enjoy a meal or a glass of wine chatting with the chef and has plenty of cupboard and storage space making it a great cook’s kitchen. High-end kitchen appliances and all built-ins are included in the purchase price.

The primary bedroom is en-suite and has a delightful seating area, as well as a walk-in closet. One of the guest rooms opens up to the flower-filled terrace and is the perfect place for an afternoon nap with soothing breezes that calm your soul. The other guest room shares the third bathroom. There is also a social bathroom and a good-sized bathroom in the attractive and inviting guest house. Additionally, a pull-down ladder takes you to a large attic space that can house holiday decorations, suitcases, and items rarely used.

The lovely, large and charming garden rental apartment captures the energy of the city while ensuring a quiet, secure, space to explore Cuenca. This rental property has its own separate entrance ensuring privacy for both guests and the homeowners and is located up one set of stairs. The warm and inviting apartment is fully equipped with all appliances, a couch and chairs, a dining table, a TV, a queen-size bed, a vanity, black-out curtains, Netflix, high-speed Internet, and a large deck off the entrance, and a second terrace up an additional flight of stairs. The views from this condo are amazing and you can immediately rent it out for passive income every month. Current owners have rented it for $750 a month, but its proximity to downtown, the quiet and safeness of the neighborhood, and all its amenities and furnishings could easily demand a higher rent. The unit also has its own laundry area, and the electric and water meters are independent of the main house. The apartment is bathed in natural light with windows and French doors and the two flower-filled terraces, make this a very desirable rental or Airbnb unit.

There are intercoms in both homes, allowing you to hear who is at the complex for added security. plus fully-lighted areas, and a solid front gate that makes the entire complex super safe. There are also 3 parking spaces, and one bodega storage unit, HOA fees are limited to $20 annually. When extras or assessments are needed for repairs or upgrades, neighbors chip in to offset expenses.

The listing price for this fabulous townhome on the edge of El Centro, Cuenca, with an immediate income-producing guest house or Airbnb unit is $325,000.

Address: Manuel Vega and Calle Larga, Cuenca.

Semi furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670359063

I am a real estate agent, Ecuador At Your Service: 099 547 5116

Stunning Yunguilla Valley land on an acre with gorgeous views, for sale

This stunning Yunguilla Valley, Santa Isabel property sits on nearly an acre of land and has the most beautiful views imaginable. If you’re looking for peace, and quiet, a chance to live off the land, and wake up every day with unbelievable valley and mountain vistas, this may just be the place to build your dream home. This prime piece of land is located in a small community with like-minded people. There are 19 lots in this community, but six of the lots belong to a single family, so in all, there are 13 homes. There is only one lot left in this enchanting area.

There are no HOA fees, just friendly neighbors, and a community spirit. There are also no building restrictions here making it easy to create your very own Shangri-La. The 3,481 m2 of land is accessible via a graded dirt road that is maintained by the Municipality twice per year. The property also has irrigation water and electricity is easily available from the city.

The lot is located just 10 minutes away from the town center of Santa Isabel — the largest town in the Valley and the property is close to all the conveniences you could possibly want including shopping, restaurants, a farmer’s market, pharmacies, hardware stores, schools, and a hospital.

The Yunguilla Valley is one of the most desired rural, country areas near Cuenca, favored by wealthy Ecuadorians who have weekend homes there, and expats who’ve discovered the beauty and serenity the Valley has to offer.

The weather is warm, almost tropical and you can grow everything from mangoes, bananas, citrus, and local fruits, to coffee and cacao. The elevation near Santa Isabel ranges from 4,500 to 7000 feet and the area has a very short rainy season. The Valley is at an East-West orientation, so it gets direct sunshine all day long — a bonus for those people tired of the cold,

Yunguilla is a great place for nature lovers. Visitors can enjoy bird watching, hiking trails, and horseback riding. Nearby Giron, is in a cloud forest and has one of the most amazing trails of waterfalls in Ecuador.

If country living, a warm climate, peace and quiet, and amazing views are what you are after, act now.

The asking price for this stunning Yunguilla Valley, Santa Isabel property is $70,000.

Address: Santa Isabel, Yunguilla, Santa Isabel, Yunguilla.


Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670358237

I am a real estate agent, Ecuador At Your Service: 099 547 5116

Multi-level 8907 sq. ft. Azogues house for sale: Airbnb units possible

This multi-level, 8,907 sq. ft house in Azogues has terraces, a patio, a yard, and a huge basement that could be turned into Airbnb units for extra income. Azogues is the capital of the mountainous Province of Canar and is a thriving city with restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, and hospitals. In 2000, Azogues was declared the Center of Heritage and Urban Value of Ecuador, by the Ministry of Education and Culture. In 2015, more than 10,000 citizens throughout Ecuador chose Azogues as the friendliest and safest city in the country, when it was awarded The Ecuador Power Tourism Award. It is located about 35 minutes from Cuenca, Ecuador’s third-largest city and its cultural capital.

This five-bedroom, four-bath house, sitting on a 352 sq. meter lot, is situated near the end of a small cul de sac and has multiple levels of living and entertaining space. The backyard has green grass and mature trees, plus a large storage room that could be converted into a guest house, “man cave” or an art studio. The large unfinished basement offers the possibility of building one large or two good-sized apartments with separate entrances that allow tons of space for visitors or the opportunity to create monthly income through renting these areas.

Special features of this unique home are dropped coved ceilings, a fountain and plant sculpture in the living room, Chanuel and other hardwood floors, skylights, and an attic area that is currently divided into a living/family room area and a play area for children. This area is easily converted into office space, a huge TV room, a game room, or whatever you may want to design. The house comes with appliances and all furnishings are negotiable.

Entering the house through the lovely front yard with a lemon tree, you’ll note the beautiful door with a circular window. The large living room is located to the right of the front door and there is a formal dining room and an “every day” dining room attached to the kitchen, which also has an island with seats for casual dining. There is also a social bath on the first level, as well as an ample laundry room with a sink.

Walk downstairs and you’re on the lovely terrace looking over the backyard, with room for tables, chairs, a hammock, and a grill. This area could be expanded to create a sumptuous outdoor kitchen.

Upstairs the bedrooms are located with landings and family rooms in between on multiple levels of this creatively designed home. The primary bedroom is large and has a terrace, a walk-in closet, and a bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and shower. Guest rooms are also good sized with lots of room for desks, chairs, and seating areas. One of the guest rooms also has a small terrace.

The unfinished basement has two separate entryways and two open areas that could be configured into apartments should you want more sleeping areas or a home business. Outlets for electricity, gas, and water are already in place in these areas.

The home is secured behind a gate with fences all around, and has security cameras. There is room for six cars to park inside the gate.

The asking price for this multi-level, 8,907 sq. ft house in Azogues is $355,000 negotiable.

Address: Azogues, Cuenca

Semi-furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670357893

I am a real estate agent, Ecuador At Your Service: 099 547 5116

Drastic price drop on Uzhupud compound on more than an acre of land

This Uzhupud compound on more than an acre of land has a 4-bedroom, 4,306 sq. ft house, a 5,382 sq. ft utility facility, a spa with pool, sauna, and steam rooms, and views that can’t be beat. Perfect as a meditation or retreat center, an agricultural multi-purpose property, a horse farm (the large lighted building could be converted into stables or a riding ring), or a sports or training facility. The property could also be a private family home with a giant greenhouse that would allow you to live completely off the land — and perhaps create a money-making opportunity.

This rare, fully furnished property is located in an ideal country area known as Chican just minutes away from Uzhupud where a new world-class orchid hosteria, restaurant and hotel will soon be open, making this a great investment. The home also has a covered garage and an extra-large storage area that could be made into a conference room or secondary entertainment pavilion should you want to expand areas for gatherings. The property is completely fenced in and located in a wonderfully safe area with wealthy Ecuadorians, expats, and locals as your neighbors. The property is zoned for both residential and commercial use.

The quaint town of Paute is about 15 minutes away and has everything you need for everyday living, including restaurants, shops, a small hospital, banks pharmacies and a twice-a-week Mercado where fresh fruits and vegetables, plus crafts are offered at amazing prices. And the property is just 30 minutes from Ecuador’s world heritage site city of Cuenca and the cultural capital of the country. The property has spectacular views of the beautiful mountains, and valleys, and is near to the Paute River allowing hiking, biking, birding, horseback riding, and walking along the river … all right outside your front door.

The open concept, living, dining, and kitchen area are filled with light and incredible views thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and doors. A large formal dining room near the kitchen, plus a second eating area and a comfortable and inviting living room make this a perfect entertaining home, and great for weekend getaways, conferences, and welcoming friends and family. With stunning carved ceilings, wooden archways, and a cozy fireplace, this is the kind of home that begs you to enjoy the best of country living. The four bedrooms (one downstairs) are perfect for a crowd with bunk beds, single beds, and tons of mattresses. There is also a very large family room area upstairs on the landing once you climb the beautiful winding staircase.

The piece de resistance is the gorgeous swimming pool and spa area, and two lovely porches … one on the main floor and another on the second floor. The total lot size is 5000 sq. meters or 1.235527 acres.

The 5,382 sq meter industrial complex on the property has a multitude of purposes limited only by your imagination. The utility building is covered with angled skylights and a large picture window that lets light and nature throughout the building.

Water is provided by a Copzhal drinking water system and irrigation water is plentiful. There is a septic tank on the property and Internet is easily accessible.

The listing price for this unique Uzhupud compound in Chican, located on more than an acre of land has been…

…drastically reduced from $750,000 to $490,000 to encourage a quick sale.

For an overview of the entire property, please check out our video

Address: Chichon, Uzhupud, Chican, Uzhupud, Paute.

Furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670357558

I am a real estate agent, Ecuador At Your Service: 099 547 5116

Inspiring, new hacienda house, just finished, for sale

This very inspiring 2,300 sq ft, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, old-styled hacienda house has been completed and is waiting for you to move in.

Located only 25 minutes from Cuenca, by Solano area, and sitting on a 1460 m² lot, this charming home offers incredible surrounding Mountain Views and relaxing spaces. Inside and outside this unique property has lots to offer.

A very good mix of Adobe and wood have been well combined to create this unique home offering special spaces to enjoy. Its interior courtyard, outside kitchen with wood-burning oven and the large terrace that overlooks the nature surroundings are only a few remarkable features that make this really attractive hacienda all special.

Asking price $159,000, negotiable.

Address: Jacarin, Deleg, Deleg.

Furnished, negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670291532

I am a real estate agent, Veronica Arpi: 099 474 8668

Cozy and full of good energy rustic house for sale

This very attractive 1450 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath house is located in the super desired area of Challuabamba, close to Supermaxi and shops around that area.

It sits on a 600 m² lot and offers lots of great aspects such as: recently finished open concept kitchen, spacious dual master bedroom on the main level and one on the second floor; lots of natural light all throughout this inviting home.

You can also enjoy of the wonderful pecan trees that already exist on the lot, lots of flowers and beautiful bushes all around.

Perfect area, perfect living

Asking price $219.000

Address: Challuabamba, Cuenca.

Unfurnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670290701

I am a real estate agent, Veronica Arpi: 099 474 8668

Tropical escape: 3-story bamboo beach house in Mompiche, Esmeraldas

Exuding the feel of open-air living, situated in the heart of Mompiche’s most beautiful neighborhood, and less than 50 steps from the ocean, this property is everyone’s tropical escape fantasy, made-real. Custom-built, multi-level bamboo home in the iconic ‘paradise lost’ fishing/surf village of Mompiche, on Ecuador’s northwest coast where jungle meets sea. Mompiche is the next frontier of Ecuador’s burgeoning surf/ecotourism destinations – the time is now.

Except for hardwood floors, this 4 BR / 2 bath home is constructed entirely of locally-sourced eco-alternative materials: giant bamboo, palm trunks, and thatch. Enclosed living space across the three floors totals 1,518 square feet (141 m2), with roughly half of the 2,056 square foot (191 m2) property’s yard dedicated to lush tropical vegetation.

Built by renowned bamboo craftsman, Dairon Cobo in 2009, this home has been consistently well-maintained, including a refinishing of floors and exteriors, roof thatch replacement, regular pest prevention, and recent installation of a new perimeter fence and hardwood doors throughout.

Options for this property are many: straightforward conversion to a charming beach hotel, your permanent dream home next to South America’s longest-breaking left wave, or the most coveted digital nomad co-op/escape in Latin America… buyer’s choice.

Motivated seller. Price reduced to $129,000. Wild west opportunity!

Key highlights include:

• 2nd and 3rd floor views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding jungle
• high-speed fiber optic internet (currently 25mbps, soon to be 40mbps)
• strategic location for businesses
• suspended interior bamboo bridge with bird’s eye view of kitchen
• kitchen with tiled island and ample shelving, plus 2-door chrome refrigerator
• oversized A-frame windows in both 3rd floor bedrooms
• balconies on all 3 floors
• bio-digester septic system
• gravity-based water distribution system (well water)
• spacious dual shower in master bathroom, now with hot water
• covered car port with ground-level security system
• spacious patio with tropical plants; room to build/expand in back
• legally registered deed and all property taxes up to date

For more information, please contact or +52 322 373 4049 (WhatsApp). Expat-savvy realtor available to assist, should potential buyers desire.

*Please note that the all-inclusive “DeCameron Mompiche” resort is not located in the village despite its name; they are a 10-minute drive away in the village of Portete.

Address: Calle Fosforera S/N, frente al ‘Hotel Bam-Bu’, Mompiche/Esmeraldas.

Furnished, negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1670267733

I am the owner, Amy Rogers: 523 22 373 4049

Beautiful dream house in the Amazon Region – with amazing view

Are you tired of living in the city? Too much noise? Contamination?

Do you want to spend your days in a healthier, more pure and contamination-free environment? Then this is a one of a kind opportunity for you!

This beautiful house is located in the Amazonian Region of Ecuador, one of the purist environments to live a happy healthier life. Not to mention it has become one of the most visited regions in most recent times due to its richness in nature, flora and fauna.

Has an amazing beautiful view of Sangay Volcano!


Two-story house has:

First Floor:

– Front Yard
– Indoor Garage and outdoor guest Garage
– Completely Fenced and Electric Fence Security
– Screen Intercom with Camera and opening Control buttons
– Entrance Door with Biometric Security Smart Lock
– Back Yard with large Green Areas
– BBQ Grill and Nice Pizza Oven Structure
– Storage Room
– Main Living Room, furnished
– Large Beautiful Kitchen with Isle
– Dining Room
– Social/Guest Bathroom
– Office/Bedroom, Furnished
– Private Laundry Room. Furnished
– Small Outdoor Living Room / Open Air Coffe/Tea Room

Second Floor:

– Large TV/Entertainment Hall/Room. Furnished
– Master Bedroom. Furnished
– Master Bedroom Private Walk-in Closet
– Master Bedroom Private Bathroom with Tube and Tempered Glass Shower Area. Furnished
– 2 Individual Bedrooms. Furnished
– Shared Bathroom with Tempered Glass Shower Cabin. Furnished
– Beautiful New York Style Balcony with amazing view to nature

Don’t Let this great opportunity slip from you. The house of your dreams located in the lungs of nature can be yours!

$170.000, negotiable

Address: Ernesto Ochoa y Av. 2 de Abril, Macas/Morona Santiago.

Furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1669746080

I am the owner, Alex Rivera: 098 470 8482

Property: house and land in Dos Mangas

Beautiful 2-story home nestled in the mountains of Dos Mangas – a small community located all of a 10 minute drive to the Manglaralto Beach.

3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms, laundry room, bar area, nice large open kitchen,

This 2500 square foot home sits on an extremely well-manicured 1250 square meter lot boasting lots of green grass and many mature fruit trees. The variety of birds and butterflies that arrive for a visit are amazing as you get to watch them from the comforts of the huge covered patio where you will undoubtedly spend all of your time. This patio has a large sitting area even having hammocks off to the far right if you so desire a siesta. The patio also has a formal dining area next door to the outdoor BBQ station. There is even a half-bathroom outside so you don’t ever have to enter the house at all while entertaining your guests.

Entering into this home you pass through a sitting area / living room which then leads you to the large spacious kitchen/dining area. A cozy layout offering views of the gardens from the kitchen sink area as well as the French doors leading out to the back. Plenty of cabinet space for storage as well as countertop for food prep. A breakfast bar accommodates the impromptu quick meal.

Downstairs there is the master bedroom with a beautiful picture window facing the gardens as well as a full bathroom. Heading up the stairs you come upon a small foyer as well as a full bathroom. Off to either side of this bathroom you have a huge bedroom, each with fantastic views of the property; the back bedroom even having a small Juliette balcony. There is an out-building which is currently serving as storage and a laundry facility. The driveway can fit 2 or 3 cars. The property is on septic. There is both city and well water access. High speed internet is available here. The property is being sold semi-furnished.

$165,000 obo

Address: Dos Mangas. Ruta del Sol.

Semi furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1669346600

I am the owner, Sole Riquetti: 098 945 6551

Historic Hacienda in Nabon for sale

This is a unique property for sale. It is a historic home with lots of history.

It is located in Nabon, Azuay, River Leon is next to the property. It has 2.5 hectares (6 acres) perfect for growing all types of crops. Right now there is a production of alfalfa.

There are water rights for the property that irrigates the land. The landscape is idyllic and it feels the time has stopped.

The house is large with a great living area perfect for entertaining. The large fireplaces make the place cozy.

The bathrooms and kitchen have been renovated. There is satellite TV, internet, phone line.
In Nabon there is a good medical center and all the shops you need for groceries, pharmacies, etc.

The house is 400 mt2, plus the new living area of 150 mt2. There are 2 caretakers homes, storage, hen house and much more.

$420,000, negotiable

Address: Nabon, Azuay.

Semi furnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1669218558

I am a real estate agent, Maribel Crespo: 098 484 7855

Beautiful house for sale, San Sebastián

Beautiful house for sale on the corner of San Sebastián park

Close to the Municipal Museum of Modern Art, San Sebastián Church, Calderon Park, restaurants, clinics, shops, etc.

518 m2
9 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
1 local with private bathroom
2 kitchens
4 living rooms

The house is 40 years old

$694,000 negotiable

For more information contact:

Address: Mariscal Sucre 1491 y Coronel Guillermo Tálbot, Cuenca. 4X3Q+FM Cuenca

Unfurnished, Negotiable, Pets are allowed.

Please mention GringoPost when inquiring about this property. Property ID: RE-1669134126

I am a friend of the owner, Marc: +593 96 849 6409

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