An oasis of tropical splendor situated on 3 acres (12,482 meters) , ideally located in the pristine Central Pacific/Punta Leona area of Costa Rica.
This enchanting property has the feel of a private estate consisting of a main house (3500 sq. feet), with 5 bedroom 4 bathrooms, large living room and dining area, outdoor terraces to accent the natural splendor of the area, and swimming pool. Built on the high point of the property, this house enjoys cooler weather, great views, privacy, and ocean breezes.
There are manicured lawn and garden areas, a large, flat, buildable area close to the main house, corral and storage bodega w. full bathroom, and wonderful mountain and valley views of virgin rainforest and the village of Quebrado Ganado.
Drive or bike in minutes to some of the best beaches in Costa Rica! As well as being only a 10-minute drive to the beach city of Playa Jaco, and under an hour drive to San Jose (Capital City of Costa Rica).
The 3500 square foot main house was strategically built on the high point of the property, which borders protected forested land. There are several species of trees, flora and fauna, and wildlife abounds! Monkeys, small deer, scarlet macaws, toucans (to name a few), are regular visitors. This property will maintain its wonderful privacy and peace for generations.
5 Bdrm Home. Home was custom built by Seller in 2007 and features 2 levels, with the 3 largest bedrooms upstairs.
Spacious Master bedroom has large outdoor balcony terrace with enchanting views, king sized bed, en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, and walk-in closet.
2nd and 3rd bedrooms are also spacious and each have views out to the emerald tree tops of the valley below. These bedrooms share a full bathroom with shower/tub.
This area has a large living room and dining area and large kitchen with breakfast bar and lots of counter space. Great for social gatherings and family type atmosphere.
OUTDOOR TERRACES AND GROUNDS
There are so many points on this property to enjoy the scenery, each with a different charm. Living room double doors lead to beautiful outdoor area with river cane (a type of Costa Rica bamboo) roof as well as teak posts and poured cement floor. Ideal for hammock time, outdoor dining and social events, etc. There is another smaller terrace outside of the kitchen as well, perfect for BBQ area and star –gazing or morning coffee.
Pool has two levels (one level is shallow, and one level slightly deeper). There are lawn areas near the pool and in the front of the home (driveway area). The paved driveway starts at street level and winds up to the house, the bodega/corral area is located halfway up on the right side.
This property has the feel of an estate, with plenty of room to grow and buffer from neighbors, although there are no neighbors on 3 sides of this property, only forest.
BODEGA AND CORRAL AREA
Owner originally had 5 horses on this property and corral area has stalls to house 5 horses (or other livestock), or, this area can be converted into something else. There is also a large bodega/studio/storage area with full bathroom and AC unit.
5 Bdrm Home. CONSTRUCTION
This home was built to last for generations. All walls are steel reinforced concrete block (no drywall) , a new roof was put on in 2019. Exterior of home was painted in 2021. Grounds are maintained twice a month in rainy season and pool is maintained once a week. All electric is underground.
THE TOWN AND IMMEDIATE AREA
There are 4 excellent beaches within a few miles of this property. Playa Mantas (white sand), Playa Agujas and Playa Bochinche (kind of a local secret, stunning scenery and not too crowded), as well as Playa Pita.
The wonderfully peaceful town in the valley below this property is called Quebrado Ganado. This “pueblito” is inhabited by mainly local Costa Ricans, with 3 grocery stores, 2 hardware stores, produce stands, restaurants and bars, furniture and appliance stores, pharmacy, grade school, a home for the elderly, and like most Costa Rican villages, a Catholic Church and soccer field! The stunning Villa Caletas Resort is also in the immediate area as well as Costa Rica’s most coveted white sand beaches- Playa Mantas and Playa Blanca.