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DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION!! Meticulously Restored Colonial Home in Historic Cuenca

El Centro - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Basic Listing Information

Price:
$799,000
Listing ID:
RS1800146
Property Type:
Villa
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Status:
Active
Images:
25
Beds/Baths:
4/6
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
600.00 m² (6,458.32 sq ft)

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This grand 10,000 square foot house was built in the 1850s and served as the quarters of the first Archbishop if Cuenca. It still has the original rooftop chapel – only one of three rooftop chapels remaining in Cuenca. However beautiful the original the most amazing thing about this mansion is the incredible renovation and level of craftsmanship that went into it. Have the best of both worlds; colonial charm with enough robust patrimonial heritage to write a book on while being in absolute luxury and all the modern amenities. The extensive renovations make “Casa Monsenor” one of the most luxurious historical buildings in Cuenca. What is more is that the location is ideal for any type of hospitality business. Located just a half block off Benigno Malo on Juan Jaramillo “Casa Monsenor” is 3 blocks from Parque Calderon and one block from Calle Larga, making it within walking distance to everything in the City Center and the Tomebabma River. Also, being off the main street a half block makes the home a quite and tranquil oasis inside the city center. The restoration of the home took several years and a considerable amount of capital, but it was worth it! Now the original Archbishop’s home is ready to serve guests from all over the world in first class comfort while enjoying and experiencing a real part of colonial Ecuador history and ultimately world history. Some of the many high-end features added into this amazing home include: eight remote-controlled fireplaces, large glass-covered terrace, two indoor fountains, gorgeous Chanul hardwood flooring, two huge domed skylights, specially designed and imported main chandelier and twenty-one hand forged wrought iron chandeliers all with unique finishes, 40 hand-thrown wall sconces for nighttime illumination, custom-made curtains and draperies, luxury bathrooms outfitted with slate and teak finishing’s, personal kitchenettes in the two suites, two wet bars, gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances and hardware, floor to ceiling library shelving, all wiring for HDTV and high-speed internet, large commercial-grade water filtration system with 2200 liter reserve, commercial-grade hot-water heating system, , Top-of-the line video intercom security system, and much more! If you are looking for the perfect place to make a bed and breakfast or just want to own, live and experience the colonial architecture while in complete luxury this home is for you. This home is unique on an international level for antiquity and quality. Call today to reserve a showing.

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DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION!! Meticulously Restored Colonial Home in Historic Cuenca

This grand 10,000 square foot house was built in the 1850s and served as the quarters of the first Archbishop if Cuenca. It still has the original rooftop chapel – only one of three rooftop chapels remaining in Cuenca. However beautiful the original the most amazing thing about this mansion is the incredible renovation and level of craftsmanship that went into it. Have the best of both worlds; colonial charm with enough robust patrimonial heritage to write a book on while being in absolute luxury and all the modern amenities. The extensive renovations make “Casa Monsenor” one of the most luxurious historical buildings in Cuenca. What is more is that the location is ideal for any type of hospitality business. Located just a half block off Benigno Malo on Juan Jaramillo “Casa Monsenor” is 3 blocks from Parque Calderon and one block from Calle Larga, making it within walking distance to everything in the City Center and the Tomebabma River. Also, being off the main street a half block makes the home a quite and tranquil oasis inside the city center. The restoration of the home took several years and a considerable amount of capital, but it was worth it! Now the original Archbishop’s home is ready to serve guests from all over the world in first class comfort while enjoying and experiencing a real part of colonial Ecuador history and ultimately world history. Some of the many high-end features added into this amazing home include: eight remote-controlled fireplaces, large glass-covered terrace, two indoor fountains, gorgeous Chanul hardwood flooring, two huge domed skylights, specially designed and imported main chandelier and twenty-one hand forged wrought iron chandeliers all with unique finishes, 40 hand-thrown wall sconces for nighttime illumination, custom-made curtains and draperies, luxury bathrooms outfitted with slate and teak finishing’s, personal kitchenettes in the two suites, two wet bars, gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances and hardware, floor to ceiling library shelving, all wiring for HDTV and high-speed internet, large commercial-grade water filtration system with 2200 liter reserve, commercial-grade hot-water heating system, , Top-of-the line video intercom security system, and much more! If you are looking for the perfect place to make a bed and breakfast or just want to own, live and experience the colonial architecture while in complete luxury this home is for you. This home is unique on an international level for antiquity and quality. Call today to reserve a showing.
Details
Number of Bedrooms: 4
Number of Full Bathrooms: 6
Number of 1/2 Bathrooms: 1
Total Living Area: 1,254.20 m² (13,500.04 sq ft)
Total Lot Size: 600.00 m² (6,458.32 sq ft)
Number of Stories: 2
Roof Type: Clay Tile
Floor Covering: Carpet, Tile, Wood
Construction Type: Brick
Construction Status: Completed
Year Built: 1850
Year Remodelled: 2014
Appliances Included: Dryer, Refrigerator, Washing Machine
Air Condition & Heating: No
Furnished: No
Pool: No
Jacuzzi: No
Parking: No
Geography
Location: El Centro - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Country: Ecuador
State: Azuay
County: Cuenca
City/Town: El Centro - Cuenca
Location Type: Urban
Geographic Type: Highlands
View Type: City View, Garden View
Features
Interior Features Included: Eat in Kitchen, Fireplace, Gourmet Kitchen, Great Room, High Ceilings, Marble/Granite Countertop, Natural Wood Finishing, Recessed Lighting, Storage Room, Walk-In Closets, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Water Heater
Exterior Features Included: Balcony, Covered Patio, Fountain, Garden, Outside Seating-Area
Security Features: Intercom
Infrastructure
Street Access Type: Paved Road
Type of Water: City Water
Type of Electricity: Public
Type of Sewer: Public
Type of Internet: Cable Internet, DSL Internet
Type of Television: Cable Television, Satellite Television
Financial/Legal
Price per Air-Conditionable Living Area: $637.06/m2 ($59.18/sqft)
Price per Square Meter: $1,331.67/m2 ($123.72/sqft)
List Price: $799,000
Ownership Type: Personal

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Darnell Joshua Dunn
Darnell Joshua Dunn

Darnell Joshua Dunn

Expat Realty Cuenca

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