|Home area||347 sqft|
This lovely two story penthouse is located in a quiet neighborhood near the University of Cuenca
extension in Puertas del Sol. It is located just 2 blocks from the Tomebamba River which has a
wonderful new walking and biking trail system that connects the area to El Centro and Parque El
The penthouse contains 2,381 sf (221.26 sm) of living space with a large wrap around terrace
(1,364 sf or 126 sm). The kitchen on the first floor is set up for a cook, with all stainless steel
appliances, including refrigerator, dishwasher, 36 inch gas range and oven, a vent hood, wine
cooler, two compartment stainless sink, microwave oven and garbage disposal. There are
upgraded wood veneer cabinets with large pantry cabinets, oversized pull out drawers for pots
and pans and ample granite counter top preparation space.
There is a transitionary space similar to a butler’s pantry with floor to ceiling cabinets for dish,
drinking glass, and miscellaneous storage. It contains a small sitting area where friends can visit
with the chef while the meal is being prepared. This leads to the dining room which has
spectacular views of the Cajas and remote operated shades.
The spacious living room has a remote operated gas fireplace and a patio door which leads to a
300 sf (27.9 sm) pergola on the terrace. There is also a social bath on the 1 st floor with a large
storage cabinet. Under the stairs there is an unfinished storage area with a small safe bolted to
the floor. The wrap around terrace 1,364 sf (126 sm) has 180 degree views of the River, Cajas,
and Banos. There is a stone, gas fire pit in the dining room corner of the terrace.
The 2 nd floor contains large bedrooms with en suite baths and a separate clothes washer and
dryer room. The master bedroom is large with a small reading nook at one end. There is an
attached office are with built-in desk and book shelves. The Master Bath is very large with ample
storage, a walk-in shower and a sauna style bath tub. Off the master bath is a large walk-in closet
with custom built shelving. Both 2 nd floor bathrooms have heated towel racks and heated floors.
Many outstanding features of this penthouse will remain with the home, such as: all appliances
(including the washer and dryer), all exterior and interior plants and most of the plant containers,
the dining room light fixture, window coverings, and the surround sound system in the living
room and master bedroom as well as two televisions.