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It is outstanding due to its ample façade and the excellent conservation condition of the baroque balconies. Its colonial style shows the combination of different construction techniques because it was started at the end of the 18th century and was finished between 1803 and 1805.
Osambela house's façade is neoclassic style with rococo reminiscence. It displays five Luis XVI balconies that are decorated with wreaths and there are also three ledge balconies. In the up part there is a checkpoint covered by a dome of Muslim silhouette.
Unlike most of the viceregal houses in Lima, the bedrooms in this house are distributed in parallel to the street which makes its façade long enough to have five Luis XVI balconies. Also the distribution of patios was different from other viceragal buildings that were toward the interior part of the house and not parallel to the façade.
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