This property is located in El Atillo, a gated community two minutes drive to the center of Vilcabamba. El Atillo is the only gated community in the area that has a private club consisting of the following infrastructure: a tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court, playground, kids club, private pool, jacuzzi, gym, plaza with fountain, events center, and spa.
This is a two story gorgeous home designed and built by an architect/owner from Quito. The house measures 300m2 or 3229 square feet. There is a lower one bedroom suite with its own entrance that the owner has always been renting out with great success through airbnb.com. The upper floor is elegant and homey with two large bedrooms with closets, 2.5 bathrooms with traventine ceramic cladding, a tv den with a large window viewing the back garden, laundry room, and a large expansive open floor kitchen-living room with fireplace that opens onto a covered deck (with wood trim and special blinds) all with an incredible view of the Andes to the East. All rooms upstairs have floor to ceiling glass and wood trimmed sliding doors opening onto the covered deck.
The kitchen hosts a long worktop island made of marble and wood, a double sink with disposal & water purifier, and wooden shelves. The kitchen opens onto the covered patio with a wood burning oven, bbq, a fixed concrete bench, and wooden cabinets to store grill utensils, charcoal etc.
This an elegant home with a lovely mix of aesthetics. Finely finished adobe walls (keeping the home a perfect temperature night and day) meet an exposed brick hall wall upon entering the upper floor. Sky lights provide light and illuminate art & spaces throughout the home.
The upstairs and downstairs have ceramic tiled covered porches; the upper deck runs the entire length of the house with a well-treated wooden handrail covered with tile over wood and cured reed as decoration.
The property is entirely landscaped with brick laid trails connecting spaces, and a giant retaining wall behind the house and a stone wall decorated with bulganvillas in front. There is a reinforced concrete infinity pool and a tiled Jacuzzi heated by gas. There are changing rooms, a shower, and a bathroom behind the pool, and to the side of the house with a view of the pool there is a lovely covered outside sitting area. If you are looking for luxury living in Vilcabamba, you have found it here.