House is a stunning detached property set deep in the heart of a magnificent 250-acre protected rainforest reserve, which is also home to the Samasati Nature and Yoga Retreat. Situated above the village of Hone Creek, 4 km from Puerto Viejo, the property is extremely tranquil and secluded, tucked away down a quiet road away from all other properties in the reserve, and is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy House and its spectacular rainforest garden are spread across two lots on the reserve, and are maintained and managed by the Samarcanda Gated Community, which provides regular maintenance, gardening services and security.
SAMARCANDA GATED COMMUNITY
House is part of the Samarcanda Gated Community, which was established in 2008 to manage and protect the forest reserve and the properties that lie within its borders. The Community currently comprises of ten beautiful wooden houses, owned by people from all over the world, and the Samasati Nature and Yoga Retreat, which is the oldest yoga center in Costa Rica.
The Gated Community also offers long-term security and peace-of-mind for all residents, as you can be sure that your property will be regularly checked and maintained at all times, even if it is not occupied for some months of the year. The community’s dedicated and long-serving staff provide all the essential services for a comfortable and hassle-free life in the forest, including:
Maintenance of all houses, gardens and communal areas on a regular basis.
Regular house cleaning twice a month.
Ensuring reliable water supplies to all properties. Water for the community is drawn from clean local mountain sources, and well-established storage and back-up systems within the property ensure that there is fresh water available for residents at all times.
Providing front gate security, ensuring that nobody can enter or leave the property without permission. There is also a night guard that patrols the property and a walkie-talkie system for emergencies (walkie-talkies are provided to all residents).
Maintaining all the roads and the network of walking trails on the property.
Managing the electricity supply (provided by ICE, Costa Rica’s electricity provid