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Charming Tuscany Penthouse With Stunning Mountain Views Right In Cotacachi

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,930 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 21 nights


About the property

Lovely Penthouse, Fully Equipped And Convenient To Downtown Cotacachi.


Additional fees will apply and will be managed by our property managers in Cotacachi:

> $30 Cleaning Fee (2 people), or $50 (4 people)

> $200 Refundable Security Deposit

Our property managers in Cotacachi are wonderful and will ensure your stay in Cotacachi is wonderful by assisting you with questions, logistics, and transportation from the Quito airport. They will also manage the additional fees noted above.


This spacious 1,930 sq. ft. penthouse condo has all the comforts of home, great views, the security of a gated community, and is just four blocks to downtown Cotacachi.

Nestled in the Andes Mountains of Cotacachi, Ecuador, this unique Penthouse designed in Tuscan flavor includes exposed brick, both terra cotta and wood flooring, beamed ceilings (all 14ft) and a 2 story foyer (24ft). Custom wall murals by a local artist add to the Tuscan flare. Beautiful arched windows and doors provide a charming portal for a 360 degree view of area volcanos and town neighborhoods. It’s a convenient four block walk to downtown Cotacachi and all that it has to offer.

The entry stairway opens to a large gallery area with balcony leading to a living area and dining area complete with fireplace. This penthouse flat includes a well-equipped kitchen with custom hood and 5 burner gas cooktop, built-in oven, dishwasher, fridge, all surrounded with granite counter tops and custom cabinetry. Each Bedroom offers its own full bath, fireplace, roomy armoires, and dresser bureaus to store your belongings . The guest room has a balcony. The master suite has a larger terrace. Unique wall murals enhance each bedroom. Completing the living space are laundry, half bath, storage area and a home office off the gallery.

La Casa de Los Suenos is a gated community with 4 Mediterranean style structures, each with 5 condos. A fabulous waterfall feature greets you as you enter the complex. Separate automated gates for vehicles allow easy access to your parking. Intercom and auto-unlock from gate to each condo ensure security. There are two community brick structures. One houses a grill and pizza/bread oven. The other is a gathering room with fireplace. Both overlook a fountained lagoon with beautiful flowered landscaping. A central courtyard with benches, bubbling fountain and tiled walkways connect the 4 residence buildings. All exterior walkways and properties are well-lit.

Cotacachi is a central location to major sites, markets and provides year round spring weather. It hosts a vibrant, active, engaging Expat community.

Amenities include:

The Penthouse Living Space:

• Open-style floor plan with large great room

• Huge kitchen with breathtaking views(360degree)

• Master suite with queen bed, full bath, fireplace, and balcony

• Guest bedroom with full bed, fireplace, full bath, and terrace

• Laundry room

• Home office

• Storage room

• Four aesthetic balconies with french doors

• Assigned parking space with secure entry


• Electrolux refrigerator

• 5 burner gas cooktop

• Build-in gas oven

• Small appliances include blender, microwave oven, coffee maker, and toaster

• Complete cookware, table-settings, flatware, kitchen cutlery and tools

• Washer and dryer in separate laundry room

• On-demand water heater Communications & entertainment:

• High-speed internet


• TV with ROKU TV programming

• Sony flat screen TV

• Land-line telephone for local calls

Security & Safety:

• Fire Extinguisher

• Electric security fencing

• Motion detector night lighting throughout complex

• Visitors request entry via Intercom at gate. Gate is released by resident in unit via remote control.

• Remote controlled vehicle gateways lead to parking

• Individual building security systems

• Penthouse armed with alarm system on doors and windows


• 360 views of area volcanos and Cotacachi

• Beautiful tree and flower gardens throughout the complex

• Quiet and serene neighborhood close to San Francisco plaza and Calle 10 de Agosto (locally known as “Leather” Street)

• Large furnished community room with kitchen, huge barbecue grill, pizza oven and more


• Trash pickup daily (except Sunday)

• Full-time property caretakers

More Details

John and Lisa
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About John and Lisa

Lisa and I are from Ithaca New York, where we live and work for part of the year as a registered nurse and carpenter respectively. I grew up in Hamilton NY, where Colgate University is. Lisa is from Cortland originally.

We're excited your looking at our condo in Cotacachi and hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

John and Lisa purchased this condo in 2015

Why John and Lisa chose Cotacachi

We chose La Casa de los Suenos because it's an outstanding development. All buildings are of top quality construction with wonderful aesthetics, amenities and security. Our unit is particularly customized, as the original owner was the first buyer in the development and coached the builders on how to do the special partial parging of the double brick walls to keep much of the brick exposed for its special Tuscany styling.

La Casa do los Suenos is nestled in on a quiet paved street with little noise or dust. The Laguna building our unit is in is near the pond and a picturesque creek where the local farmers bring their cattle and sheep to drink on hot days. The views of our two neighboring volcanoes, both over 16,000 ft (Imbabura and Cotacachi) from our unit are unobscured and outstanding. You can enjoy views from every room in the penthouse including the kitchen, living room, and bedrooms.

What makes this condo unique

When staying here, you're just 4 short blocks to Cotacachi's famed "Leather Street" with all of its shops, restaurants banks, and local attractions. The Laguna de Cuicocha with it's wonderful hike around the caldera lake is not far away. And the cities of Otavalo and Ibarra are both a short inexpensive (35-45 cents!) bus ride away. Otavalo has one of the largest indigenous craft markets in South America, and Ibarra has all the conveniences of a modern city.


Cotacachi Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1930 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Includes nice terrace, fireplace, and attached master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Includes fireplace and attached full bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting


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Charming Tuscany Penthouse With Stunning Mountain Views Right In Cotacachi
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Top floor, Top facilities and enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We felt like we had won the lottery to be able to stay in this lovely apartment and complex as we enjoyed it immensely. There was everything that we needed and enjoyed the ever changing views and the rapport with the fellow residents, managers and owners. The town is very clean and orderly and nice to relax and take in the atmosphere of the region. It was easy to take a taxi from Quito and also to get around to explore the area. Good impression all round.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like Cotacachi's views and vibe got to you too! We love it there. Between the amazing views; tranquil living; proximity to Otavalo and Ibarra; welcoming locals; and vibrant expat community, we really feel like we have it all. Thank you for staying at the penthouse and taking care of our place. We appreciate your stay and are happy you enjoyed it! All the best, John & Lisa
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A wonderful condo.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent condo, just like home. Wonderfully appointed with everything you need. Comfortable beds and furniture and all the kitchen appliances you need. Only a 5 minute walk to downtown, yet quiet and scenic. Fast internet speed, and a nice television. I hope that we'll be staying there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! You discovered what we love about the penthouse and Cotacachi. It's just a great place to relax, enjoy the stunning scenery, and basecamp for exploring Cotacachi and the surrounding Andes highlands. We're fortunate to have all of the comforts of home here. Thanks so much for staying at our penthouse, we hope to have you come again in the future! All the best to you.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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