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Tropical Escape Farm in Ecuador 77ha/190acres $648K

 
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Organic Tropical Productive Permaculture Farm on 12 HA area and an additional Wildlife Reserve Area 65 HA

For sale (by OWNER: European who currently lives here on-site. Video chat me. Happy to share more info) is this beautiful Permaculture farm, with a rustic bamboo house on it, off-the-beaten path but extremely accessible location, fresh water via running hillside crystal clear water stream. This property is home to a high biodiversity fruit forest, bamboo and botanical gardens. One of the top locations for birding having over 1200 different bird species.

This extreme unique property is a tropical Permaculture and Bamboo Fruit Farm. It has 180 degree Panoramic Valley and River Landscape Views.

Located at the national road "Troncal Amazonico" (E45). 1min from the village Los Encuentros. 10min from the city of Yantzaza and about 2.5hours from Loja away via road. Own cristal clear spring water. Off-Grid water supply. There is 220 electric grid supply and high speed cable or 3G Internet/data Phone available.

The diversity and productivity of the farm has attracted wildlife back to the area – and even fish in the creeks.

Over 1500 fruit trees have been planted.

Over 2000 clumping bamboo plants have been planted since 2016 at the farm! Mostly Endemic Guadua angustifolia but also over 300 giant bamboo (dendrocalamus asper) and a few other bamboo species.

TOPOGRAPHY
Geography Lowest point – 800m above sea level. Farm entry from the main national road E45
Highest point – 1300m above sea level. Panoramic views of the “Cordillera del Cóndor”

FOOD FOREST OVERVIEW
The Farm has been planted with over 2000 tropical fruit trees of more than 100 different species.
Planted in the years 2016-2017 most fruits are now producing. Also on the farm are many endemic
national cacao trees (Yellow fruit). The fruit-list includes, among other things:
Jackfruit, Salak, Guayusa, Ginger, Papaya, Pili Nut Tree, Turmeric, Dragonfruit, Neem, Mango, Durian, Breadfruit, Pineapple, Soursop, Sapote, Bananas, Mangosteen, Avocado, Starfruit, Katuk, Lemongrass, Quince, Lime, Rambutan, Mamey, Abiu, Apai, Cupuacu, Cinnamon, Caimito, Rollina Deliciosa, Granadilla, Sangre de drago, Coconut palms, Peach-palm, and many more. The gardens are planted as a seamless fruit forest, a mixed tableau where every twist in the path encounters a new tree in fruit, a new flavor to experience.

WATER
● Gravity Fed Water Harvesting System. Hillside water stream with 3 Tank connected to main
house
● Setup harvesting roof rainwater with 1 Tank connected to main house
● Small Natural Waterfall of 4-5 meters hight located in the center of the farm
● Creek 2000 meters long
● Natural Swimming pond 3x5 meters size and 3 meters deep
● Natural “Jacuzzi”, Recycled 5000L-water tank (space for up to 4 persons)

STRUCTURES ON SITE
● 1 Bamboo House (main house). 2 Rooms. Living, Kitchen & Bodega. 100m2 living space and
140m2 garaje. 400 meters away and 50 meters higher than the national road (E45) with a stunning
panoramic view of the “Valley of the Fireflies“ with the Rio Zamora.
● 1 Wooden House (original). 4 Rooms located at the entry of the farm near the national road
● 1 Tiny Bamboo House with hexagonal windows 6x3m 18m2 de living space
● 1 Bodega de secado de madera 6x6 36m2
● 1 Greenhouse with plastic roof / cloth drying 5x10m
● 1 Chicken cob / house - for egg production 5x5 25m2
● 1 Plant Nursery with 50% shade 20x6m
“When I bought this property, there was nothing here, no amenities.”

UTILITIES at main bamboo house
● Double Freezer Cooler Bed - Electrolux
● Kitchen Fridge
● Electric Dehydrator
● Compost toilet with two chambers 4x2m
● Hot (electric/gas) Shower 4x2m
● Circular Adobe Pizza Oven Wood powered. Below roof
● Biodigestor for organic waste and to create liquid biol to enhance microorganism of the crops
● Leaf Drying Bed Below Transparent Roof (6x2 m width)
● Electricity from the main grid 220/110
● Many recycling outside stairs build with used tires
● Fruit orchard
● Large vegetable gardens

ON SITE ACCESS ROADS / TRAILS
● Direct Access from the Nacional Road (E45)
● Main dirt road (4m width) - principal en la farm 650 m for 4x4 car
● Main road to the top de la farm 2100 m trail walking
● Walking Trails (1m width) around the main house 2000 m / 2km lenght
● "MachuPicchu" Zone Terracing 2 Has been reforested with bamboo and accessible to the top
ready for touristic development.


ECUADOR
Wildlife Bird Fauna Neotropical Mountain Rainforest climate In Ecuador. Did you know that Ecuador is an
outstanding country with the highest concentration of bird species per square km in the world.

AREAS ZONES - PRICE
12 HA Tropical food forest / reforestation / transformed. Adaptive Counter Access Path:
● 3 HA Bordering National Road E45 - flat semi flat area ($95K/HA) for comercial/industrial purpose
● 2 HA Machu Picchu-Area Terracing ($50K/HA) car access from the national road to the top
● 7 HA around the main bamboo house ($20K/HA)
64 HA Wildlife Reserve Area ($2K/HA) secondary forest and reforested bamboo, trails, waterfall

Total Area is 77.4 HA (about 191 Acres) $648K (negotiable)
Average Ha/$8372 (Acre/$3392)

DOCUMENTS
All legal documents are up-to-date.
“Certificado Historiado de lote”, “Escritura”, Yearly Taxes, etc. Free of any bank credits etc.

CONTACT
I can Zoom video or audio chat, I can text/video/audio chat, and email 24/7. WhatsApp at (+593) Nine9-83-Nine-SIX-8-SEVEN3



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Birdview and tropical permaculture farm in Ecuador border overview
Birdview and tropical permaculture farm in Ecuador border overview
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Birdview from 500 meters above of the tropical permaculture farm on a steep hill in Ecuador
Birdview from 500 meters above of the tropical permaculture farm on a steep hill in Ecuador
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Birdview of the tropical permaculture farm on a steep hill in Ecuador with big and smaller terraces and access
Birdview of the tropical permaculture farm on a steep hill in Ecuador with big and smaller terraces and access
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Bamboo main farm house 100m2
Bamboo main farm house 100m2
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Tropical fruits: Bananas
Tropical fruits: Bananas
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Fauna Biodiversity
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Dendrocalamus asper (Giant Bamboo from Asia)
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Guadua angustifolia (endemic bamboo to south america)
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Papaya
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Red Bananas
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Salak
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Soursop
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Tropical Fruits
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Tucan
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Valley of the Fireflies in Ecuador
 
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Beautiful place. Why would you want to sell? I can't imagine it's to go back to your cold European country...

What was on the property in the food forest area at the time you planted all the fruit trees? Feel free to PM me. This looks like a nice opportunity.
 
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Thank you Scott. Yes. Not going back to EU. Iv seen enough of old Europe in this life.
But IM moving on elsewhere now after 5 years and lots of personal changes.

When I started in 2016 this was all pasture. I believe they had something like 25 cows here. So we have been able to plant over 1500 fruit trees and more than 2000 bamboo plants. Some fruit trees have been producing for the very first time now. Everything needs time. So far we have created various food forest areas. This is a nice opportunity absolutely Also on the bottom of the farm are 2-3 semi flat areas which are highly valuable for industrial / business activities. All on the main nacional road (E45).
 
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IS this anywhere near Mindo?

It looks like a real gem? Do you have more pictures of the food forest area? It would be cool to see the height of the trees. I assume they were little saplings four years ago when you planted them. Any idea what the average annual rainfall in mm is there at your site?

Where are you headed to next?
 
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