Loft #1, a self-contained fully furnished modern loft apartment, in the well-known Casa San Sebastian building is conveniently located in El Centro, Cuenca's historic district. This charming building, with only 8 self contained individual units, is Cuenca's first colonial building to meet UNESCO requirements, to be rehabilitated and to be restored into modern lofts and apartments. When you live in Loft #1, you are in a safe and secure building, located on one of Cuenca's preeminent streets where you will find many stylish boutiques and shops. This unit is perfectly situated and is within easy walking distance to Parque Calderon, the city's main square, Diez de Agosto mercado, Calle Larga, San Sebas and the popular and colourful outdoor flower market. Casa San Sebastian is surrounded by restaurants, shopping, sightseeing opportunities, fabulous architecture and museums.
This unit, on the main floor, features an open concept living/dining/kitchen area. A half bath is on the main level and a full bath with a shower and shelves is on the loft level. An ample number of fresh hand towels, bath towels, face cloths and soap are in both bathrooms. Large windows open onto the quiet central courtyard of the building, allowing for light and fresh air all year round. The shared rooftop garden and cozy covered patio area are perfect for a morning coffee, reading, quiet work or for a fabulous view to watch the sunset over the city. The kitchen is fully equipped with a full size refrigerator, gas stove top and gas oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, blender, cutlery, glasses, dishes and all cooking utensils including pots and pans. A washer, dryer, iron and ironing board are located in the separate laundry area. All linens are provided for the comfortable queen size bed. Closets, with hangers and drawers, are in the bedroom; reading lamps are by the bed side. The monthly rental fee includes regular cleaning, the reliable internet service, gas, electricity, water, Direct TV and transportation to and from the Cuenca airport ... there are not any additional charges.
John and Enid, the owners, live in the city and are readily available should an emergency occur. If you arrive at the Cuenca airport, we pick you up and get you back in time for your departure. All guests are greeted with a variety of fresh fruit and a vase full of flowers.
**The rental fee is $800.00 US/month for a period of 4 weeks. All payments are made in cash upon arrival. The minimum stay is for one month/4 weeks.**
Loft #1 is the ideal place for a couple or single person, or, for the person who wants to make their new permanent home in Cuenca. This is the most desirable place to 'hang your hat' when you are in Cuenca ... we look forward to welcoming you to Cuenca. Hasta luego.