Superb Andean Highlands Hacienda
House, Entire place - Ugshapungo, Ecuador
Our little piece of heaven is within easy walking distance to Lake Cuicocha in the Andean highlands of Ecuador. You will find our home and the surrounding 33 acres of property to be a tranquil, secluded location, ideal for use as a home-base while discovering the Northern Andes.
The Main House:
A comfortable, fully furnished three bedroom, two bathroom home with living room, dining room (seats up to 8), a large kitchen, high-speed satellite Internet, three fireplaces (fire-starting assistance provided), covered front porch and a cozy bistro room to enjoy a meal and breath taking view. Laundry service is available on site, for a fee.
Bedrooms: No.1: One king size bed with dual control heated mattress top; No. 2: One queen size bed with dual control heated mattress top and bunk bed providing two single beds; No. 3: One queen size bed with dual control heated mattress top. Bathrooms: Large showers, towels, hair dryer, soap, shampoo, conditioner and lotion provided. Living room: Large flat screen TV, with DVD player and over 80 movies. Kitchen: The kitchen is equipped with a four burner gas stove & oven, a wide array of pots, pans and utensils, cold & hot bottled water dispenser, full size refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee maker (Rio Intag Coffee provided), toaster, can opener, blender, table service for 8, basic spices and essentials such as towels, paper towels, dish soap, etc. Other: There's a playground for children. High efficiency on-demand hot water system for bathing and washing dishes, iron and ironing board, remotely controlled CD/Music system with various Andean and American music CDs. Porch: Eight Chairs (four hanging). Water Supply: Rainwater collection system supplemented with community water.
The Caretaker House:
Adjacent to the main house is a second house occupied by our on-site manager Xavier Morillo. Xavier speaks Spanish, English, Italian, German and French and is there to assure your stay is memorable.
We are currently growing over 5 hectares of organic potatoes and are planning to acquire livestock in the near future. We urge you to explore and enjoy the tranquility permeating the property and surrounding area. On a clear day, Volcan Cayambe is visible from the driveway overlooking a young orchard. Take a walk down the hill, check out the orchard, the rainwater collection system, fields, horses and chickens. Fresh eggs and garden produce are available in season. A five minute walk puts you on the lake trail with outstanding views overlooking Lake Cuicocha.
|Space offered||Entire place|
|Bed type||Real bed|
- Panoramic view
- Free parking
- Washing machine
- Professionally managed
- Bed linen
- Dryer machine
- Hair dryer
- Lockable room
|14.0 % of total|