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- Live in harmony with nature in this lovely and private
custom built home
beautifully designed post and beam construction incorporates
the rich tones of wood with the backdrop of tropical gardens.
The large open air living and kitchen areas encompass the
main level which is fully secured and screened featuring
a full sized fridge, 6 burner gas oven-range, walk-in pantry,
a large bathroom with solar hot water set up and a covered
outside laundry area. A lovely, gentle staircase curves
to the upper level where two bedrooms enjoy more beautiful
views of the valley and treetops. Abundant covered outdoor
patios offer even more space to enjoy the excellent temperatures,
The house sits on a 1.48 acre lot which includes fruit trees,
garden areas, a Tilapia pond and a potable water well. A
rain water collection system is in place and works effectively.
and safe area, 8km from Santiago Puriscal, 1.5 km from San
Juan and Barbacoas Communities. About 20 minutes drive to
new state hospital, 45 minutes to private CIMA hospital
and major shopping mall in the Escazú area.
Low taxes, no heating bills, all services including hard
line phone with high speed DSL Internet.
Lots of local flora and fauna, many varieties of birds and
a year round creek that flows by at the base of the property.
1800 square foot solid wood home, natural lighting with
skylights, tile and wood floors combined, two full bath
including one tub, office space with broadband connection,
large parking area with attached one car carport, spring
like climate, sunset views, fruit trees, bird watcher's
A perfect house for someone who is looking for tranquility
and privacy, off the grid to enjoy simple living.
- Ecologically minded home with beautiful views and access
to all modern amenities
into the picturesque hills of Mercedes Norte, Puriscal,
this two bedroom two bath home offers creature comforts
integrated with the beauty of nature. The
truly unique green living design takes advantage of the
excellent climate found in high altitude (3350ft) tropical
environments with it´s open air kitchen, dining and
The warmth of the wood construction
is beautifully accented by surrounding tree tops and the
unobstructed sounds of nature. Inside, two ample, master
suites feature spacious ventilated closets and private baths,
one with a deep soaking tub. An energy efficient on demand
hot water system services both bathrooms, kitchen and laundry.
Public water, electricity and telephone with high speed
internet are already in service.
the home and throughout the property, exquisite views can
be enjoyed of the Gulf of Nicoya surrounded by the lush,
picturesque hillsides. The gently rolling terrain of the
.87 hectares (2.15 acres) offers several
additional building sites amidst beautiful trees including
maturing fruits such as cas, guava, citrus, native species
and various types of banana and plantain. The fertile soil
is perfect for extensive gardens and there is plenty of
room for chickens, goats, horses and other self sustaining
projects. There is a bamboo stand within the property boundary
which provides an excellent source of landscaping and quick
construction material. The home sits back from the well
maintained public road, offering privacy surrounded by nature.
A bus services the small community which is just 4.4 km
from the center of Santiago, Puriscal.
This is a perfect opportunity
for anyone seeking a lifestyle which incorporates the beauty
of nature into every aspect of life. Artistic details and
beautiful bamboo accents add to the beauty and charm of
this home. The small community of Murillos is home to generations
old families and a few expats who share a love of working
the land and the preservation of nature.
The new public hospital
in Puriscal can be reached in only 15 minutes. Popular shopping
malls and theaters in the Escazú area are a mere
45 minute drive, while San
José and the International Airport are only one hour
away. Southern and Central Pacific beaches are accessed
in as little as 1.5 hours.
- Enjoy Costa Rica at its finest - Casa Del Sol 5bd, 4.5ba,
pool, jacuzzi and amazing views near Santiago Puriscal
incredible opportunity combines a remarkable piece of land
with an exquisite mansion which is unquestionably the finest
construction in the area of Puriscal.
To begin, the 16.2
hectares (40.00 acres), accessed
by a paved road just 15 minutes from the main town of Santiago,
Puriscal, are surrounded by unobstructed views to the Central
Valley, Gulf of Nicoya and picturesque surrounding mountains
and farmland. The gently rolling terrain has internal roads
in place and is already producing coffee (3 hectares), lemons,
oranges, avocados, platanos, bananas as well as a variety
of native species.
Additionally, many protected
hardwood trees such as Guanacaste, Pochote, Cristobal, Guachipelen,
Cedro and others are found throughout the property. A reforestation
project was recently completed with the planting of over 3000
trees of the same varieties listed above. Pasture areas host
horses and cattle and a 110 meter corral is in place. The
property has a year round spring which provides water for
drinking, irrigation and a pond that could be stocked with
Tilapia fish. There are at least ten additional building sites
throughout which offer the potential for a family compound,
an exclusive community development or a classy lodging business.
The 8,000 ft2 house, built
with solid concrete walls and steel sits on a ultra seismically
sound foundation and is a Colonial inspired marvel. Attention
to every detail is obvious in the artistically designed doors,
iron banister, balcony railings, chandelier and countless
quality wood finishes. Large picture windows allow light to
fill the rooms and perfectly frame the incredible views outside.
A spacious great room flows
into an exquisite chef's kitchen that makes this home an entertainer's
dream come true. Four bedrooms and four and a half baths offer
plenty of room for family and guests to enjoy space and privacy.
An observatory in the highest point of the home enjoys the
most dramatic views of all. A three car garage is the perfect
welcome home on a rainy afternoon and a 1000 liter water reserve
tank is cleverly disguised in a charming tower.
a romantic Jacuzzi feeds a waterfall surrounded by beautiful
tropical plants and flows into the sparkling pool below. Lush
green areas and an ample outdoor kitchen add to the aesthetics
and enjoyment of the property and from here one can appreciate
the same incredible views as from the house. Words cannot
do justice to the impact of seeing volcanoes Poas, Barva and
Irazú in the distance by day and the twinkling of city
lights by night. Simply breathtaking!
Additionally, a caretakers
house is located along the entrance road that leads to the
main house. Some finishing details remain to be completed
on the main home and for this or other projects there is an
abundant amount of the finest hardwoods ready for use. There
are too many attributes to name and the possibilities are
endless including a perfect location for a B&B, wellness
center, specialty retreats or simply an amazing primary residence.
Let your imagination run wild, it is all possible here.
This beautiful property sits
at an altitude of 3500 feet to enjoy some of the mildest temperatures
in Costa Rica. San José can be reached in under one
hour as well as the International airport. Central Pacific
and Southern beach towns are a 1.5 hour drive and the new
public hospital in Puriscal is just 15 minutes away. A must
- Beautiful, uniquely designed home with tropical gardens
surrounded by beautiful Costa Rican nature
details and abundant tropical foliage welcome you and yours
to this exquisite 5.1 hectare, (12.64 acres),
quinta that is perfectly located in a private area between
Puriscal and Ciudad Colón. The beautifully designed,
364 m2 (3918 ft2) home with additional terrace is constructed
with exotic tropical woods and top quality materials for
a solid, seismic sound structure. Equally solid, a private
one bedroom guest house sits nearby and both enjoy inspiring
views to the northern mountains and Central Valley.
An open layout enhances
the sun filled main house which features a beautiful atrium
and hardwood details. Two large, bedrooms, a smaller third
bedroom as well as a private office or fourth bedroom are
well distributed in the home lending to plenty of privacy.
French doors open from the dining area to a large, covered
terrace and the open flow between the living, dining and
spacious kitchen make the home ripe for entertaining.
charming guest house is reached from the main house by a
paved walkway that meanders through some of the gorgeous
gardens on the property. It has a spacious bedroom, bathroom,
kitchen area and nice sized living room that opens to it's
own ample, covered terrace. It is ideal for either guests
or as a rental home with potential as a B&B or other
business. Aside from the houses on the property, there are
two large, typical ranchos suitable for a studio, workshop
The property itself has
large sections reserved with native growth that is host
to many species of birds and other wild life and is bordered
by two creeks with beautiful waterfalls. Open areas are
perfect for more gardens and recreation. There is an abundant
variety of fruit trees including mango, avocado, four types
of lemon, cas, guava, bananas, water apples, mandarins and
Additionally, a large section can support several more dwellings
with private access due to a large public road frontage
which makes subdividing possible. This feature alone holds
an immense value as the terrain is totally flat and affords
beautiful unobstructed northern views surrounded by nature.
Access is from a paved road
up until the last 200 meters which is a public gravel road.
Puriscal center can be reached in as little as ten minutes,
and Ciudad Colon in under twenty minutes. High mountain
altitudes offer cool living temperatures year round. All
services are available and a private water system is in
With the beautifully manicured gardens, rich natural backdrop
and the two homes, abundant with the warmth of wood and
light, this unique listing captures the authentic character
of Costa Rica and enjoys 100% contact with nature.
# 0164 - Turn key farm
with rental income from four homes near the Peace University
in Cuidad Colón
privacy and in town convenience are paired at this 15
hectare (37.06 acres) retreat offering a rare turn key
opportunity loaded with business potential. This unique
property is perched on a natural corridor which is home
to an abundance of wildlife including monkeys and birds
galore. The charming town of Ciudad Colón is located
just 1.5 km from the property's entrance.
Four homes are already privately
situated on the property and include:
Saramandaia, a spacious Santa Fé inspired two
story four bedroom, two bath home.
Anaconda, a newly constructed two bedroom two bath
- Two creatively designed
studio style houses, Owl
House and Bat
Currently, the owners reside in the main house and successfully
rent out the other three, mostly with tenants who are
students or teachers at the nearby Peace University.
addition to the present income generated by the rental homes,
the beauty of this property and the convenience of its location
make it the perfect choice for a B&B, family compound,
alternative community, holistic retreat or any other vision
which requires abundant space and preserved natural surroundings
without the compromise of a convenient location. Downtown
Ciudad Colón is a mere 15 minute walk.
Water, electricity, telephone
and Broadband Internet currently service each of the homes.
Plenty of additional space in the 37+ acres lends itself
to endless possibilities and the several hundred meters
of river frontage offer additional recreation potential.
Don't miss out on this amazing tropical gem located in one
of the most sought after areas of Costa Rica.
Ciudad Colón is a
quiet little town with an abundance of cultural appeal including
a large farmer's market, many international restaurants,
modern, aesthetically designed community areas and the world
para la Paz ( University for Peace). Highways leading
to San José and the Pacific coast are located just
outside of town and provide quick access to popular shopping,
entertainment, the international airport as well as other
# 0162 - Rural living
with beautiful views just four km outside main town Puriscal
in the heart of the rural ambiance of Puriscal, Costa Rica,
just four kilometers from the main town, this charming home
and 3 hectare (7.41 acres) plot offer a taste of
the past with all modern conveniences.
The traditional style home has two bedrooms, an office space,
one bath, a large, open kitchen, and a newly constructed
balcony that runs the length of the house providing year
round fresh outdoor living space for relaxing and entertaining.
Charm abounds in the details of the home's construction
with hardwood floors in the bedrooms and original ceramic
tiles in the rest of the house. Exquisite views of nature
and the Central Valley enhances the beauty of this property.
types of producing fruit trees are found throughout the
property including oranges, several types of lemon, cas,
guava, mango, bananas and plantains. The potential for gardens
is huge, especially around the existing ponds which sit
nearby the house. Additional building areas give the option
of using the charming house for guests and take advantage
of the space to build a larger residence. A private water
system services the house as does public electricity and
telephone with broadband Internet. There are also creeks
which run through and border the property.
The community surrounding this property is based in agriculture
and has a far away feel while enjoying quick access to all
services provided by the main town of Santiago, Puriscal.
Access to this area is currently being paved. Neighbors
include some Americans and Europeans. The newly constructed
hospital which is set to open early 2010 is just 10 minutes
away. Popular shopping and entertainment in Escazú
can be reached in under an hour and the international airport
and San José in just an hour. Central Pacific beaches
are just under two hours away.
# 0153 - Country living
in a peaceful farm setting just outside of Santiago Puriscal
Nestled in cool mountains
at an altitude of 3000 ft, this beautiful home is conveniently
located under 10 minutes from the bustling town of Santiago
The 1.01 hectares (2.71 acres) of terrain afford
a variety of uses and are perfectly divided between a gorgeous
lawn, spacious pasture area, and surrounding native flora.
Many types of fruits as well as banana and over ˝
acre of coffee may be harvested year round. Several springs
and seasonal streams offer convenience of irrigation water
as well as fresh drinking water that services the house.
Unspoiled northern views to the Central Valley can be appreciated
throughout the property.
The 1800 ft2 home rests on a substantial 39"
foundation and offers many luxurious features. Upon entrance,
a spacious great room with vaulted tongue and groove hardwood
ceilings and carved supporting beams flows into a gorgeous
kitchen with granite countertops and newer, high quality
appliances. The inviting, open space is ideal for entertaining
and features a stone-faced fireplace. In addition to a quaint
guest bedroom, bath and cozy office, a large master suite
sits privately to itself and has a spacious bathroom with
a glass shower, ample walk-in closet and "dry"
laundry room abundant in storage. An energy efficient, rapid-heat
hot water heater is installed. Top end tiles and fixtures
as well as custom wooden doors and cabinetry have been used
throughout the home and are enhanced by artistic mosaic
and stained-glass details.
Outside, the large, tiled
front and back porches offer plenty of space to enjoy the
surrounding nature year round. Sitting just above the house
is a 22'x22' rancho with an outdoor kitchen area and spacious,
secure storage room. Other outdoor features include a charming
"pet condo", and a two stall barn with chicken
coop that could actually be finished into a guest home.
Chain link fencing provides freedom and security for pets,
and an iron sliding front gate and covered parking are already
in place with remote entry available.
services are installed to the house, including high-speed
Internet and Satellite TV. Surrounding neighbors are at
comfortable distances and include locals as well as North
Americans and Europeans. A new state hospital scheduled
to open early 2010 is just 10 minutes away, while San José
and the international airport are just an hour's drive,
and the popular shopping, dining and entertainment in Escazú
just over a half hour. Central Pacific beaches can be reached
in less than two hours.
Inclusion of contemporary and antique furnishings is negotiable,
and quick transfer is possible through an existing S.A.
(Costa Rican corporation).
# 0152 - Brand new home
in the International Community Altos Los Cafetales in
Bajo Burgos de Puriscal
Located inside the new International
Community of "Altos los Cafetales" this recently
built home offers style and comfort spread across its 229
M2 (2465 ft2). The spacious layout includes two large
bedrooms with plenty of closet space, two and a half baths
with ample, open living and dining rooms lined with large
windows that provide excellent natural lighting. The modern
kitchen is furnished with wood cabinets and quality appliances
and the large balcony enhances the layout of the house inviting
to enjoy relaxing views toward the Central Valley.
A two car garage with electric opener, storage room and
workshop are located at the lower end, complementing the
well used space of this home.
The entire lot measures 5995.32 M2 (1.48 Acres),
with plenty of usable space suitable for further dwellings
such as a guest home, rancho, swimming pool and gardens.
new community offers beautiful views to the Central Valley
throughout and is located a mere 12 minute drive to the
district center Santiago de Puriscal where all services
and amenities are available. Further East, about a 30 minute
drive, one will find the village of Colón, Escazú
at 45 minutes, San José and the International Airport
just a one hour drive. Central Pacific beaches and resorts
can be reached further West at only 1.5 hours drive.
Enjoy views, peace and tranquility
with a superb climate in one of the most desirable areas
of the country.
# 0103 - Private and spacious
Quinta with swimming pool and rancho with beautiful views
This nice and spacious Quinta
is located 8.5 km from the district center of Santiago,
Puriscal near a quiet and charming little mountain village.
The 2.42 acre parcel displays nice views toward the Southeastern
mountains with topography that can facilitate the construction
of an extra structure besides the ones already in place.
The main structure offers three bedrooms, one bath, a spacious
living area and a kitchen. A covered outdoor laundry room
complements this home.
A nicely built swimming pool with a wading pool for young
ones lies beside and it has a well built water system to
fill and drain the pool from its own source of water. There
is also a charming small terrace used to set up your beach
chairs, and table under the shade of mature trees to enjoy
the outdoors next to the pool.
In addition there is a secure shed used for storage of your
gardening and maintenance tools. Away from the house sits
a nice large rancho where one can appreciate the beautiful
views of nearby towns and mountains. A brick barbecue pit
is installed with a wash sink and a small bathroom.
Other recreational features
include a fenced basketball court and open green spaces.
This is a thoughtfully laid out residence with many amenities
set in a beautiful and private natural ambiance.
1400 sq. ft. three bed one
500 sq. ft. rancho with
a bath, many fruit trees including Oranges, Mandarins, Lemon,
Mango, Water Apples and Guanabana.
Altitude is 3000 ft.
# 0087 - Gorgeous farm
with excellent views & multiple building sites, only
5 Km from Puriscal
This gorgeous property is
located just five Km from Puriscal center. The very private
entrance and easy driving access give it a very remote feeling
with the convenience of good roads. There is a charming
old wood house that could be updated as a guest house. All
services are immediately available and the property contains
various sources of water. The interior of this property
is exceptional. Sweeping mountain views are the back drop
to story book hillsides and gorgeous trees. An internal
road leads to several building spots on the property, all
with excellent views and very private. The distance to San
José and the International Airport is only 45 minutes.
The beaches in the pacific area are between 1.5 to 2.5 hour
The total area of
this farm is 7.9 Hectares, (19.52 Acres)