Mountain Homes — Real Estate (2023)

Custom Chalet-Style Home

Price
$268,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
33

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
1/1

Beds
1

Baths
1

Location
Hacienda San Joaquin, San Pedro De Vilcabamba, Loja, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside, Mountain

View Type
Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Valley View

Total Lot Size
3.00 ha (7.41 acre)

Total Living Area
99.00 m² (1,065.62 sq ft)

Nestled on 3 hectares (7.4 acres) on a hillside in a gated community is this cozy chalet-style mountain home with custom high-end finishes!

Beautiful Piece of Land in the Mountains

Price
$179,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
32

Property Type
Home Construction Site

Location
Vilcabamba, Loja, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside

View Type
City View, Mountain View, Valley View

Total Lot Size
0.87 ha (2.15 acre)

Welcome to an epic spot in the quiet mountains above town with room to build and create your own magical gardens! This gently-sloped property is just under a hectare of land at 8674 square meters (2 acres). It has spots to build and incredible views of the valley of Vilcabamba! It is the perfect size for those who want to create their own mountainside oasis!

Riverfront, Mountain and Countryside Property For Sale in Puerto Quito

Price
$39,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
35

Property Type

Location
Puerto Quito, Puerto Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Riverfront, Mountain, Countryside

View Type
Mountain View, Jungle View, Greenbelt View, River View

Total Lot Size
1.35 ha (3.34 acre)

This property is located in Puerto Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador, in Puerto Quito county. This riverfront, mountain and countryside property with mountain, jungle, greenbelt and river views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this property is a total of 1,35 hectare (3,34 acre).

PALMERAS DEL CAONI: Mountain and Riverfront Home Construction Site For Sale in Puerto Quito

Price
$23,900

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
61

Property Type
Home Construction Site

Location
Puerto Quito, Puerto Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Mountain, Riverfront, Urban

View Type
Jungle View, Mountain View, River View

Total Lot Size
640.00 m² (6,888.88 sq ft)

Lotes de venta, cerca de Quito (140 Kms de distancia), cerca a las bellas playas de Esmeraldas y Manabí (135 Kms. de distancia). Vía acceso asfaltado, vía interior del proyecto adoquinada, cerca del centro poblado con varios servicios como salud, educación, comercio y educación (2.5km hasta Puerto Quito).

Condominium For Sale in Guamani - Quito

Price
$380,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
7

Property Type
Condominium

Beds/Baths
14/7

Beds
14

Baths
7

Location
Guamani - Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View, Greenbelt View

Total Lot Size
200.00 m² (2,152.77 sq ft)

Total Living Area
630.00 m² (6,781.24 sq ft)

This condominium with 14 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms is located in Guamani - Quito, Pichincha Ecuador, in the county of Quito. This property with city and greenbelt views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this condominium is 200.00 square meter (2,152.77 square feet), and it has a living space of 630.00 square meter (6,781.24 square feet). This condominium is available furnished.

Simply adorable 1 bedroom unit located west of Cuenca.

Price
$99,500

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
14

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Property Type
Apartment

Beds/Baths
1/1

Beds
1

Baths
1

Location
San Sebastian - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View, Mountain View

Total Lot Size
74.32 m² (799.97 sq ft)

Total Living Area
74.32 m² (799.97 sq ft)

This super cute modern 800 Sq Ft 1 bedroom 1.5 bathroom condo is located in a Cuenca newer building, with security, elevators, central gas and central hot water.

Cotacachi: The Cat's Meow

Price
$168,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
28

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
2/2

Beds
2

Baths
2

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Mountain

View Type
Garden View, Mountain View

Total Lot Size
494.00 m² (5,317.35 sq ft)

Total Living Area
158.00 m² (1,700.69 sq ft)

This luxurious property affords you to live in peace and tranquility surrounded by the enchanting mountains and gardens. Enjoy spectacular views of the Imbabura Mountain outstide your front window. A short ride from Ecuador's capital, this quaint town is a must see for anyone considering a retirement or vacation home. With all the services at your fingertips, this community is a hidden gem of the Ecuadorian Andes. .Sitting on a large lot (about 500 square meters) this is only one of two homes this size in this gorgeous gated community. With over 1800 square feet, you will enjoy all the space, light and privacy of this 2-story home. .Upstairs is the master bedroom and en-suite bath with mesmerizing views of the Mountains when you wake up in the morning. Downstairs offers another bedroom, a second full bathroom, a laundry room, a large open kitchen with plenty of workspace and cabinets for storage, a formal dining area, as well as a large family room. .High beamed ceilings, living room fireplace, full length picture windows, granite countertops, gorgeous woodworking throughout, an upper covered balcony doubling as outdoor living room, a lower partially enclosed porch and terraced garden beds - all extras which are the icing on the cake. .Impeccably manicured lawns, shrubbery, and flowerbeds surround you and the walking paths invite you to explore the grounds. A gated community providing 24 hour security for your convenience. This property comes with an assigned parking spot. .Home being sold with major appliancese only..This property is truly the cat's meow ~ contact us for a private showing or additional information.

Luxury Cuenca Condo With River View - Fully Furnished 3 bedroom Cuenca Riverfront Condo

Price
$390,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
46

Property Type
Apartment

Beds/Baths
3/3

Beds
3

Baths
3

Location
San Sebastian - Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Location Type
Riverfront

View Type
River View

Total Lot Size
190.00 m² (2,045.13 sq ft)

Total Living Area
240.00 m² (2,583.33 sq ft)

An amazing unit of Av 3 de Noviembre location and one the kind in this new building. With 190 square meters and a 50m2 Terrace, this spacious condo has an incredible river view. The floor-to-ceiling windows boast stunning views of the River Tomebamba; there’s no better way to treat yourselves. You’ll be taken aback by the spacious apartment, tastefully finished off with neutral shades and modern furniture. The open-plan living area includes a breakfast counter with bar stools and a fully-fitted kitchen, containing all the facilities and workspace you’ll need. Also, a top-quality cooktop gives a deluxe touch in the kitchen.In the master bedroom, there is a luxurious king-sized bed and a walk-in closet with plenty of storage space for your clothes and other belongings. It also hosts a generously sized en-suite, with a shower and essential amenities, to help make your stay as comfortable as possible. Continue to enjoy the scenic views from this bedroom too, as it includes a small balcony that is accessible from the window area. There are 2 other bedrooms with plenty of space for a double bed or to be converted into an office, Both of them with a private full bathroom and windows with city view.The living room gives you the experience of what real comfort is. A see true wall to a second semiprivate living room with a fireplace in between, is another feature you can not find as this unit was the special design of the owner.Take a look at this 3-bedroom condo with a great open area and inspiring views of the exterior. The large balconies-terrace make it a unique place. It comes fully furnished, ready to move in, internet service already connected, and HOA dues are around $120 per month. Electric average $25 per month and internet $30 per month. The Tv and sound system it s not included in the equipment.Contact us today and don’t miss this unique location in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Casa en Quiroga - Cotacachi: Beautiful 2 Bedroom home with incredible extensive gardens.

Price
$115,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Commercial Sale

Images
23

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
2/2

Beds
2

Baths
2

Location
Quiroga - Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside, Urban

View Type
Garden View

Total Lot Size
662.00 m² (7,125.68 sq ft)

Total Interior Area
96.00 m² (1,033.33 sq ft)

This home is nicely located on a quiet street in Quiroga. The covered back porch has incredible views of Imbabura and the expansive garden. 2 Bedrooms and 2 baths make this home perfect for a couple receiving guests or for a small family. High beam wooden ceilings and natural brick finishing give the home an open chalet type feel.

CENTRO DE COTACACHI: House For Sale in Cotacachi

Price
$159,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
15

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
3/2

Beds
3

Baths
2

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View

Total Lot Size
236.00 m² (2,540.27 sq ft)

Total Living Area
119.00 m² (1,280.90 sq ft)

This house with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is located in Cotacachi, Imbabura Ecuador, in the county of Cotacachi. This property with city view is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this house is 236.00 square meter (2,540.27 square feet), and it has a living space of 119.00 square meter (1,280.90 square feet).

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Cozy Rustic House in Area Surrounded by Nature

Price
$65,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
18

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
2/1

Beds
2

Baths
1

Location
Vilcabamba, Loja, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside, Riverfront

View Type
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, River View

Total Lot Size
287.93 m² (3,099.24 sq ft)

Total Living Area
82.39 m² (886.84 sq ft)

Just 10 minutes from the charming Valley of Vilcabamba, in the area of Yamburara, sits this beautiful totally flat property of 287.93 m2, (3099 ft2) with a beautiful rustic house. On the first floor you will find a bedroom, a full bathroom, and a kitchen with fine wooden furniture. On the Second floor, you will find a second bedroom with a lovely balcony where you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere of peace and harmony with nature.

Farm "El Almendral"

Price
$450,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
43

Property Type
Agricultural Land/Farm

Location
El Almendral, Guachanama, Paltas (Catacocha), Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside, Mountain

View Type
Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Valley View

Total Lot Size
226.00 ha (558.46 acre)

The Hacienda "El Almendral", a magical and paradisiacal place, with a private access, this hacienda has an area of ​​226.48 hectares, of which 25 hectares are exclusive for the production of fruit trees and plants typical of the place such as: papaya, oranges, yucca and a variety of citrus fruits; It currently has corn production.

Farm-to-Table Experience

Price
$145,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
21

Property Type
Agricultural Land/Farm

Location
El Tambo, Loja, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Mountain

View Type
Garden View, Mountain View

Total Lot Size
31.00 ha (76.60 acre)

On the way to a beautiful waterfall, is this productive 31-hectare (76.60 -acre) property with tons of fruit trees and several fish ponds!

2 BR 2 BTH Penthouse Apartment close to the Hospital

Price
$490 / month

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Lease

Images
30

Property Type
Apartment

Beds/Baths
2/2

Beds
2

Baths
2

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Mountain, Urban

View Type
City View

Total Lot Size
92.00 m² (990.28 sq ft)

Total Living Area
92.00 m² (990.28 sq ft)

Beautiful fully furnished 3rd floor, 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment in a 3 unit private building on a cul-de-sac just minutes walking from downtown.

House For Sale in Calderon - Quito

Price
$120,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
11

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
3/2

Beds
3

Baths
2

Location
Calderon - Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View

Total Lot Size
242.00 m² (2,604.86 sq ft)

Total Living Area
280.00 m² (3,013.88 sq ft)

This house with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is located in Calderon - Quito, Pichincha Ecuador, in the county of Quito. This property with city view is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this house is 242.00 square meter (2,604.86 square feet), and it has a living space of 280.00 square meter (3,013.88 square feet).

Beautifully Designed Secluded Home with Fantastic Views

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Price
$125,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
27

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
2/2

Beds
2

Baths
2

Location
Gonzanamá, Gonzanama, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside, Mountain

View Type
Mountain View

Total Lot Size
4.00 ha (9.88 acre)

Total Living Area
150.00 m² (1,614.58 sq ft)

With a 30 minute drive from the nearby gonzanama, you can be at your getaway. There is such potential here. Plenty of land with mountain spring water. You can grow your own food and raise your own animals. A bit of peace and tranquility.

House For Sale in Cotacachi

Price
$184,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
33

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
2/2

Beds
2

Baths
2

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View

Total Lot Size
258.00 m² (2,777.08 sq ft)

Total Living Area
256.00 m² (2,755.55 sq ft)

This house with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is located in Cotacachi, Imbabura Ecuador, in the county of Cotacachi. This property with city view is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this house is 258,00 square meter (2.777,08 square feet), and it has a living space of 256,00 square meter (2.755,55 square feet). This house is available furnished. This property includes a stove, a freezer, a stove hood, an oven, a washing machine, a dishwasher, a microwave, a refrigerator and a dryer. The property also features a heated pool and an above ground pool.

House For Sale in Cotacachi

Price
$195,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
38

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
3/3

Beds
3

Baths
3

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View

Total Lot Size
750.00 m² (8,072.90 sq ft)

Total Living Area
195.00 m² (2,098.95 sq ft)

This house with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms is located in Cotacachi, Imbabura Ecuador, in the county of Cotacachi. This property with city, mountain, greenbelt and garden views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this house is 750,00 square meter (8.072,90 square feet), and it has a living space of 195,00 square meter (2.098,95 square feet). This house is available furnished. This property includes a stove, a stove hood, a washing machine, a refrigerator and a dryer.

GRAN EXTENSION DE TERRENO: Mountain and Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Cotacachi

Price
$34,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
4

Property Type
Home Construction Site

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Mountain, Countryside

View Type
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View

Total Lot Size
3,679.00 m² (39,600.27 sq ft)

This home construction site is located in Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador, in Cotacachi county. This mountain and countryside property with city, mountain and greenbelt views is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this home construction site is a total of 3.679,00 square meter (39.600,27 square feet).

Home Construction Site For Sale in Cumbayá - Quito

Price
$250,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Land Listing

Images
23

Property Type
Home Construction Site

Location
Cumbayá - Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
Mountain View

Total Lot Size
744.00 m² (8,008.32 sq ft)

CONJUNTO CERRADO DE 10 CASAS, CERCA DEL RANCHO SAN FRANCISCO

Incredible Value Fully Furnished Condo Apartment

Price
$85,000

Status
Pending Sale

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Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
36

Property Type
Condominium

Beds/Baths
2/2

Beds
2

Baths
2

Location
Cotacachi, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View, Garden View, Mountain View

Total Lot Size
126.30 m² (1,359.48 sq ft)

Total Living Area
126.30 m² (1,359.48 sq ft)

2 Bedroom 2 Bath luxury Condo Fully Furnished with Sun Room, Well Equipped Kitchen, Laundry, and a large Living/Dining Area. Spectacular views of the Mountains through the large picture windows while being less than 1 Block from the downtown amenities.

Apartment For Sale in La Carolina - Quito

Price
$165,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
10

Property Type
Apartment

Beds/Baths
3/2

Beds
3

Baths
2

Location
La Carolina - Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View

Total Lot Size
145.00 m² (1,560.76 sq ft)

Total Living Area
120.00 m² (1,291.66 sq ft)

This apartment with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms is located in La Carolina - Quito, Pichincha Ecuador, in the county of Quito. This property with city view is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this apartment is 145.00 square meter (1,560.76 square feet), and it has a living space of 120.00 square meter (1,291.66 square feet). This property includes an oven and a stove. The property also features a relaxing jacuzzi.

Industrial Business Park For Sale in El Inca - Quito

Price
$2,300,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Commercial Sale

Images
8

Property Type
Industrial Business Park

Beds/Baths
6/6

Beds
6

Baths
6

Location
El Inca - Quito, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View

Total Lot Size
4,200.00 m² (45,208.24 sq ft)

Total Interior Area
1,600.00 m² (17,222.19 sq ft)

This business park is located in El Inca - Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador, in Quito county. This property with city view is situated in the highlands of Ecuador. The land area of this business park is 4,200.00 square meter (45,208.24 square feet), and it has an interior space of 1,600.00 square meter (17,222.19 square feet).

FOR SALE 4-Bedroom Home in Great Location

Price
$115,000

Status
Pending Sale

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
29

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
4/3

Beds
4

Baths
3

Location
Loja, Loja, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Urban

View Type
City View, Mountain View, Valley View

Total Lot Size
94.00 m² (1,011.80 sq ft)

Total Living Area
180.00 m² (1,937.50 sq ft)

PRICE PROMO FOR A WEEK! This is a beautiful and modern three-story home in a convenient location just a two-minute drive to the bus terminal and minutes from other amenities in Loja. It has plenty of space with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms!

Move-In Ready 3-Bedroom Home FOR SALE

Price
$180,000

Status
Active

Listing Type
Residential Sale

Images
12

Property Type
House

Beds/Baths
3/2

Beds
3

Baths
2

Location
Vilcabamba, Loja, Loja, Ecuador

Location Type
Countryside

View Type
Mountain View, Garden View

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Total Lot Size
1,173.00 m² (12,626.02 sq ft)

Total Living Area
150.00 m² (1,614.58 sq ft)

Just a 5-minute drive from Vilcabamba is this wonderful 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home on a 1173-square-meter (0.3-acre) lot. All in all, this house is a perfect size and has lots to offer, including the furniture! – it won’t last long on the market, so you better snatch it up today!

FAQs

Are mountain homes good investments? ›

Buying homes in the mountains is on the rise, so it's a safe bet. This investment would rake in profits in all likelihood since the worth of mountain homes is set to appreciate over time. Hence acquiring an asset in the hills is a return-yielding investment worth every penny.

Do mountain views increase home value? ›

Whether a house faces the ocean, mountains, cityscape or golf course, in Southern California, buyers are willing to pay extra for a view. In fact, views add anywhere from $10,000 to several million dollars to a property's value, depending on the view and the home's location, size and amenities.

What kind of houses are on mountains? ›

Mountain architecture, mostly, comprises only residential and hospitality buildings which include Villas, Chalets, Cabins, Resorts, etcetera.

What are mountain homes made of? ›

These homes have stone facades, rock fireplaces, thick beams, wide-planked floors and wood paneling. Often the walls, floors and furnishings make liberal use of organic fabrics, such as burlap, jute, canvas, and wool.

Is buying a cabin in Broken Bow a good investment? ›

"A popular year-round destination for regional travelers, the area is best known for its lake activities, abundance of wildlife, and pine forest trails. "Broken Bow earned the highest Investability score on our list with an astonishing annual revenue of $85K per year.

Is buying land in the mountains a good investment? ›

As more and more people look to purchase a mountain home, these properties' worth rises. This is especially fruitful when you are in it for the long haul, as you will see greater profitability from your investment.

Is a home with a view worth it? ›

A nice view is always a good selling point when it comes to a home. Buyers will have plenty of requirements in mind, ranging from adequate space to an ideal kitchen, but a beautiful vista is sure to impress them more than a panorama of other houses.

How much does a good view add to a property? ›

“A view, depending on how hard it is to attain, could add as much as or as little as 5 to 10 per cent or it could add nothing if you already had some form of outlook, but it could add as much as 30 to 40 per cent if it's something that is difficult to gain access to or if not a lot of other properties in that area were ...

How much money is a view worth? ›

The Lowest Possible Value Of A Video View Is About 10 Cents

Therefore, every “free” impression your video generates is worth at least 10 cents. Depending on ad format, you can “buy” a view for $0.10 to $0.30. So, by that metric, a single view is worth maybe 20 cents.

Why do houses on mountains have sloping roof? ›

The sloping roof helps the snow and the water to slip off the roof easily. Therefore, for this reason, houses in hilly areas have sloping roofs.

What design of houses are suitable in mountain places? ›

Mountain style architecture has similar elements to other vernaculars. These include Montana ranch, rustic western style, Adirondack, and historic logging and mining styles. Craftsman/Arts & Crafts, Chalet, Prairie, Japanese and even Tuscan elements can be incorporated into the mountain style if done tastefully.

Which type of houses are found in mountains and why? ›

The houses have slanted roofs so that the rain as well as the snow flows downwards and doesn't stay on roof.

What is a mountain home called? ›

Very simply put, a mountain-style home is what you would expect to find as a mountain retreat. You will find a lot of traits similar to a cabin, as well as many architectural decisions similar to a craftsman-style home, but the biggest factor deals with location and design.

What is mountain style? ›

The traditional mountain aesthetic is dominated by rough hewn timber, native stone, and maintains a rustic feel. This style layers thickly framed artwork, accessories and dark, heavy furniture to create a moody atmosphere.

Can you build a house inside a mountain? ›

Building on a mountain is a unique process to say the least, so working with local builders and designers who have experience creating this type of home in this type of location is critical. Also, be sure to look at similar projects they have done in the past and ask for a detailed construction plan and timeline.

Is Broken Bow worth it? ›

Even if you don't live within a few hours of this incredible part of the country, it's still worth a trip. However, for those of you who are blessed to live close by, do yourself a huge favor and plan your next family vacation, romantic getaway or company retreat to Broken Bow/Hochatown/Beavers Bend.

Can you make money renting out a cabin? ›

RENTING OUT YOUR LAKE CABIN CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Property owners who choose to rent out their vacation lake cabins have the extra income to plan better for their future and address their current financial needs. The added income that a vacation rental can bring makes a huge difference in those who set out to earn it.

Should I buy a cabin in the woods? ›

Summer, winter, or anytime in between, buying a cabin can be a good investment if you approach it strategically. More than a cozy spot for your own vacations, a cabin could also give you the opportunity to earn some extra income, if you choose to use it as a vacation rental.

What do I need to know before buying a mountain house? ›

6 Things to Consider Before You Buy a Mountain Home
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What do I need to know before buying a mountain property? ›

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Is real estate a good investment in 2022? ›

Investing in real estate can be a terrific method to build a lot of wealth right now in 2022. Think about real estate as a long-term investment as the housing market is currently out of control. Not only are property prices rising across the board, but mortgage rates have reached their highest level in almost a decade.

Does lot size increase home value? ›

Lot Size As a Factor in the Value of Your Home

As a general rule, homes on larger lots have a higher property value than similar houses on smaller lots in the same area. How much higher may depend on other neighborhood factors. The location makes a difference in how valuable a larger plot of land is to home buyers.

Do appraisers consider view? ›

Your appraiser will evaluate your home's immediate surroundings— for example, a lake view will raise the value more than a view of a shopping center.

Does water view add value to home? ›

Unobstructed Water View (15% - 80%): The biggest attraction of a view continues to be a large body of water. Whether it's a lake, bay, river or ocean, the value of a property will certainly increase a considerable amount. This view needs to be unobstructed and the more rooms it can be seen from, the better.

Can you buy a house without viewing it? ›

So if you're looking to buy a property that you have never set foot in, don't worry, you will no longer be the first to buy a house without seeing it, and you certainly won't be the last. However, there are some risks involved, and you should bear these in mind if you're going to take the leap and buy a house unseen.

Is ocean view property a good investment? ›

But oceanfront property can also be a great investment, as it tends to hold its value well over time. Additionally, these properties are in high demand, so you can often earn a good return on your investment. If you're looking at getting into the rental property business, you're in luck!

How much does a golf course view add to home value? ›

A study done by the National Recreation and Parks Association found that properties that view a golf course, even if they are not a part of that golf community, have 15-30% higher property values.

What does 1 billion YouTube views pay? ›

A YouTube video with 1 billion views can make upwards of $5,000. According to a variety of sources, YouTubers can make anywhere from $0.01 to $0.30 per ad view with an average of $0.18 per view. The amount of money that YouTube pays in addition varies based on: The number of views your video receives.

How many dollars is 1 million YouTube views? ›

This means that your estimated earnings would be $1,200 to $6,000 for every million views on the videos you post. That said, when you start consistently going over a million views per video, you will likely be making enough money to turn your YouTube channel into a full-time career.

How much is a million YouTube views worth? ›

Using Forbes's estimated pay rate of $5 per 1,000 views, a YouTube video with 1,000,000 views can make upward of $5,000, which makes being a modern-day influencer a pretty lucrative job!

What kind of roots do houses on mountains have? ›

Houses are built with level floors and plumb walls. ... Sloping roofs are standard on all houses because water drains on a sloping roof better than it does on a flat roof. This is especially true in areas of snow where it would accumulate to the point that the weight of the snow could collapse the roof.

What type of house will you build on a mountain that receives heavy snowfall? ›

Sloping rooftop houses: In places that receive heavy snowfall people build sloping rooftop houses. This type of rooftop lets the snow slide down easily.

What are houses with sloping roofs called? ›

A hip, or hipped, roof is a gable roof that has sloped instead of vertical ends. It was commonly used in Italy and elsewhere in southern Europe and is now a very common form in American houses. Gable and hip roofs can also be used for homes with more complicated layouts.

Can you build a house into a hill? ›

There are two ways to build a house on a sloped lot: using the “cut and fill” method, or making use of stilts. Cut and fill refers to the process of leveling out the ground for the foundation by adding soil, removing it, or both.

What is Alpine architecture? ›

Alpine Architecture was born as a simple and functional response to the concrete needs of those who lived in the past at the Mountain. There are several cultures in the Alps that have contributed to the generation of many heterogeneous architectural styles.

What kind of houses are found in desert? ›

In deserts, most of the houses are Kutcha houses as Kutcha houses are cooler as compared to Pucca Houses. Secondly, deserts have less rainfall so there is less chance of falling of these houses. Thus, due to climate and materials available there, Kutcha houses are common there.

What kind of settlement is found in mountains? ›

A linear settlement is a (normally small to medium-sized) settlement or group of buildings that is formed in a long line. Many of these settlements are formed along a transport route, such as a road, river, or canal. Others form due to physical restrictions, such as coastlines, mountains, hills or valleys.

What type of settlement is found in mountainous areas? ›

Explanation: Most of the rural settlements that occur in mountainous regions of the country are scattered or dispersed.

Which type of settlement is found on the mountain? ›

The second type of settlement is the clustered settlement. In such settlements, all the houses are concentrated on a particular slope. The houses are generally wooden houses and may be joined wall to wall.

What is Mountain Home known for? ›

Mountain Home, AR was one of the state's first water resort and retirement regions with fishing, water sports, outdoor recreation, shopping and dining as top draws. Also, local golfing, historic attractions and natural beauty lure people to the area.

Why is Mountain Home called Mountain Home? ›

In 1872, he bought a quarter of land section eight miles north of what is now Mountain Home. He ran his own stage stop known first as Rattle Snake Station with the U.S. Postal Service making deliveries to this site. He later changed the name to Mountain Home since it was located at the foothills of the mountains.

Is Mountain Home AR a good place to retire? ›

communities in the United States. Rand McNally rated Mountain Home as one of the best places to retire. AARP's Sun Belt Retirement ranked the area as one of the top places to retire in the United States.

How do you decorate a modern mountain home? ›

Some top features of mountain modern design include:
  1. Using local materials or materials that look natural.
  2. Oversized windows and doors.
  3. Highlighting and accentuating the home's views.
  4. Neutral colors and warm tones to complement the home's wood features.
  5. Play up indoor and outdoor living.
  6. Incorporate textures.
12 Apr 2021

What is mountain contemporary style? ›

The mountain modern home combines the rustic elements of mountain homes with clean lines of contemporary architecture. The designs typically, and appropriately, focus on clean lines, with large windows to allow for sweeping views of their surroundings while utilizing local, rustic materials such as timber and stone.

What is mountain contemporary? ›

What is mountain contemporary design? Mountain contemporary design blends key components of two contrasting styles: rustic and modern. Rustic interior design features heavy, worn materials such as reclaimed wood and weathered steel.

Does it cost more to build on a mountain? ›

The higher degree of slope the more technical and thus expensive it is to prepare the site for your home and driveway. Many times just getting the construction machinery and materials on to your property is an engineering exercise. Cutting the drive and clearing the site can take many times longer than on a flat lot.

How much does it cost to build a house in North Carolina Mountains? ›

Cost Breakdown for Building a New Home in Asheville, NC

The average cost to build a quality, custom home with Judd Builders is $450-$550+ per square foot (updated August 2022).

Can you build your own house in North Carolina? ›

Current Law: North Carolina law currently requires any building construction or alteration project costing $30,000 or more to be superintended (supervised and managed) by a general contractor licensed in this state.

Does water view add value to home? ›

Unobstructed Water View (15% - 80%): The biggest attraction of a view continues to be a large body of water. Whether it's a lake, bay, river or ocean, the value of a property will certainly increase a considerable amount. This view needs to be unobstructed and the more rooms it can be seen from, the better.

How much does a golf course view add to home value? ›

A study done by the National Recreation and Parks Association found that properties that view a golf course, even if they are not a part of that golf community, have 15-30% higher property values.

Is ocean view property a good investment? ›

But oceanfront property can also be a great investment, as it tends to hold its value well over time. Additionally, these properties are in high demand, so you can often earn a good return on your investment. If you're looking at getting into the rental property business, you're in luck!

Does lot size increase home value? ›

Lot Size As a Factor in the Value of Your Home

As a general rule, homes on larger lots have a higher property value than similar houses on smaller lots in the same area. How much higher may depend on other neighborhood factors. The location makes a difference in how valuable a larger plot of land is to home buyers.

Do appraisers consider view? ›

Your appraiser will evaluate your home's immediate surroundings— for example, a lake view will raise the value more than a view of a shopping center.

How much is a house view worth? ›

According to independent property advisory Matusik Property Insights, a property with a view can increase the sale price of a property by up to 80 per cent. Director Michael Mutasik, along with his colleagues, has founded that certain types of views add different values to properties.

How do I price my lake front property? ›

What determines the value your lakefront adds to your property?
  1. The view. While real estate agents agree that a view of the lake adds value, determining the dollar amount is a somewhat subjective endeavor. ...
  2. Water access. ...
  3. Outdoor amenities. ...
  4. Your maintenance. ...
  5. Your improvements. ...
  6. Your association. ...
  7. Your lake.
28 Feb 2022

Is buying a house on a golf course a good investment? ›

Golf course properties typically have great resale value, selling at two to three times that of an average home – which is a magnet for investors.

Why do people buy houses on golf courses? ›

Fantastic Location For Avid Golfers

If a buyer loves the game of golf, living on a golf course is ideal! Obviously the proximity to a golf course is ideal for an avid golfer but there are also possibilities of discounted club rates for the homeowners who live on the course.

Is a house on a golf course a good investment? ›

Even in periods of economic downturns, golf homes stabilize more quickly than others. Homes on a golf course are an excellent financial, real estate investment for potential buyers when it comes to reselling if the community itself is stable and thriving.

Where is the cheapest beachfront property in the world? ›

Penang, Malaysia. Malaysia may have the cheapest place to live on the beach in the world — and you won't believe your luck. If you decide to make this 121km2 island your home, you won't just have beaches on your doorstep, but rainforests to trek, temples to discover, and lots of food to try.

Which is better beachfront or oceanfront? ›

The main difference between oceanfront and beachfront properties is that beachfront units are situated right near the beach line (where the land meets the sand), whereas oceanfront can imply the lack of beach (yet still directly on the water, say, atop a cliff).

Can a beach house pay for itself? ›

Beach house investment FAQ

With a well-kept property, in a popular destination, with sought-after amenities—yes, it's possible for a vacation rental to pay for itself by offsetting your mortgage and other expenses.

What decreases home value? ›

Changes in the real estate market can lower the value of your home. Natural disasters and climate change can lower your property value because the property is a greater risk to purchase. Foreclosures in your neighborhood can also drive down property value.

What adds most value to a house? ›

What Home Improvements Add the Most Value?
  • Kitchen Improvements. If adding value to your home is the goal, the kitchen is likely the place to start. ...
  • Bathrooms Improvements. Updated bathrooms are key for adding value to your home. ...
  • Lighting Improvements. ...
  • Energy Efficiency Improvements. ...
  • Curb Appeal Improvements.
24 Mar 2020

What negatively affects home appraisal? ›

What negatively affects a home appraisal? One of the big things that can have a negative affect is the age and condition of the home's systems (HVAC, plumbing) and appliances. If the local market is declining, that'll also hurt your home's appraised value.

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