A beautifully designed mountain home, very private setting in a fabulous gated community. 3 bedrooms/2 bath, 3100 sq ft, 1 Hectare of land with gorgeous mountain, valley and ocean views!
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This is a tasteful three-bedroom mountain residence with custom Italian inspired luxury. This house design is one of a kind and built to USA exacting commercial building standards. It features extensive use of heavily reinforced structural concrete and concrete blocks. This home features the highest standards of energy efficiency.
The house is perfectly positioned high on a mountain lot to take advantage of the spectacular views of the lush mountains and along the valley that terminates at the old port city of Quepos and the Pacific Ocean. It is very secluded off of the private community road. You will enjoy peace and tranquility and yet be close to community activities.
The temperatures are mild all year round and are between 20-30 C (68-86 F) degrees with soft, cool breezes. The property is located at an altitude of 1,000 meters (3,000 feet), which means heating and air conditioning are not needed. It is located in the Altos de Antigua developement which is a 250-acre mountain community that will take your breath away. All roads within the community are paved and have streetlights. Home-owner fees are very low.
Close by you will find Santiago de Puriscal, a busy mountain town serving the canton. It provides all life needs including supermarkets, a state-of-the-art Hospital, restaurants/bars, dentists/doctors and shops of every type. San Jose/Airport/upscale shopping are 90 minutes away.
Just outside the gate to this community is a small market that is well supplied. Minutes down the road is Santa Marta, a small pueblo with some limited shopping, restaurants, bars, and more.
The interior features nine-foot ceilings, most have tray ceiling accents. Imported ceramic tile is used throughout the home, on the terraces, and on the floor of the oversized carport. The custom-designed kitchen is spacious enough for even the most discriminating chef and features granite countertops and imported travertine full backsplash. The abundant wood cabinetry features a large pantry, a built-in large spice cabinet, and a central island for food preparation or serving. A large open-concept great room ties the living area to the formal dining area. The kitchen is connected to a specialized breakfast or informal meeting area with large wrap-around windows. The master suite is huge, measuring 28 by 13 feet, featuring a sitting area with large bay windows to bring nature indoors. Off of the master suite is an extremely large 15 by 10 foot closet with storage spaces installed on the walls above. When it's time for a relaxing soak, the master bathroom features a deep oversized oval bathtub and a separate spacious shower. There are his and her vanities with separate sinks with a marble countertop that coordinates with the imported ceramic tiles accenting the walls and floors. The home features two additional bedrooms that can accommodate your guests or can be your home office or hobby center.
You will continually experience the glorious mountain views from nearly every room. Entertaining or just relaxing in this home is easy. From the spacious covered patio running the full length of the house, you will see the lights at night along the Pacific coast and the town of Quepos under the starlit sky. Along the east side of the property, the line is a small creek that produces soothing sounds in the rainy season. There are always unexpected bird sightings such as flocks of parakeets, pairs of toucans, and the occasional macaw. The property features over 40 palm trees, pineapple plants, bananas, mangos, star fruit, Chinese lychee, avocados, oranges, lemons, grapefruit, mandarina (tangerine) macadamia, and cashew. There are also 28 coffee plants on site.