1155 – Majestic Italian elegance in Santa Ana

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Features:

 

Location: Santa Ana

Construction area: 970 m2 (10437.2 sq. ft.)

Land area: 10,000 m2 (1 hectare)

Levels: 3

Executive office

Two large state-of –the-art kitchens (one for her and one for him)

Three ample suites on the second floor

Extra guest room in ground floor

Small guardhouse with shower and toilet next to the entrance gate

75 m2 (807 sq. ft.) two bedroom house for employees or guests

100m2 (1076 sq. ft.) storage room.

Sale price: $1,800,000 REDUCED FROM $2,375,000

 

Description:

This beautiful house was built by a local architect on classical Italian in accordance with up-to-date anti seismic techniques well above Costa Rican Standard.

The house has an extremely strong armature of steel beams and columns deeply anchored into the ground, which supports reinforced concrete floors.  The walls are made of ferrocement panels on the outside and f wet rood gypsum panels on the inside, with a substantial gap between the two sets of panels. Resides making for easy access to electrical wiring and water pipes, the light but strong structure is as earthquake Prof. As it can in the present state of building techniques. In the event f an earthquake – even a severe one of seven or more on the Richter Scale – the house is designed to move moderately without damage, unlike traditional reinforced concrete block constructions.  The roof – crowned by an Italian campanile – is made of terracotta tiles over a European “canalite” under roof which guarantees maximum water tightness.

The house is built on three levels with a total area of 970 m2.

On the first (ground) floor, the ample lobby entrance – in the style of an Italian castle leads to a solid travertine marble double staircase with high-rise ceilings in a unique crown-like design. The staircase is adorned by an artistic wrought iron balustrade crafted by a Spanish master craftsman (who also made all other wrought iron work in the house).  The terrace – with attractive Mountain View and beautiful sunsets – is decorated with Doric columns and surrounded by decorative wrought – iron balustrades on an Italian design.

The first floor further includes an executive office with fine handcrafted wood cabinetry attached to the walls and a French window giving onto a small balcony with a wrought – iron balustrade; a formal living room; a family dining room and a guest room with unsuited bathroom.

There are two large state-of –the-art kitchens (one for her and one for him) with elegant handcrafted cupboards, cabinets, chests of drawers and shelves, attached to the wall, three granite-topped central islands and two walk-in pantries. The kitchen equipment includes and inbuilt hood with filters and a powerful extractor on the roof, electric and gas ranges, two wall ovens, two dishwashers, etc.

The second floor comprises three ample suites, each one containing a bedroom, a living room, a walk-in closet and a bathroom.  The Master suite is of an Indian style. A superb library or exercise room forms part of one of the other suites. One the same floor, there is a family TV room with fireplace opening onto a vast terrace (similar to the one on the 1st floor but with Ionic columns) with a panoramic view of the mountains and the Central Valley.

The basement – in fact, a second ground floor as the house is built on a slope –consist of a large room with ensuite bathroom (built as a games or billiards room but could be used as an extra guest room), maid quarters with bathroom, a large laundry room leading to an elegant canopied drying area, a wine cellar, several storage rooms with inbuilt shelves and a three-car garage with remote-control garage doors.

The house has some original general features which differentiate it from most houses in Costa Rica. Among them can be mentioned US-made Andersen windows with double glazing, ultraviolet screening and mosquito screening on all windows and most doors, artistic protective wrought iron railings on windows and external doors, an alarm system with camera and cctv between guardhouse, caretaker s house and main house; graphic eye lighting system with top-of-the line Lutron dimmer switches throughout, a dual American an European electrical wiring system (110 and 220 volts); a Panasonic internal telephone system interconnecting all rooms, a dual TV cable and satellite system with plugs in most rooms (receiving Cable Tica and Direct TV). It is also noteworthy that the house water supply is provided not only by municipal water pipes but also by a deep well feeding two underground water tanks.

The well landscaped 10000 m2 garden, with four magnificent old Guanacaste trees, coffee plantation, fruit trees and flower beds, is surrounded by walls and fences.

The beautiful remote-controlled electric wrought iron entrance gates are based on a design from the Chateau of Versailles. The gates open onto a roundabout leading to a bridge over a small creek which runs down the side of the property. On the right hand side, there is a small guardhouse with shower and toilet.

The driveway lit by lampposts, entours the whole property. At the main entrance, there is a covered portico containing a classical Italian fountain in a Barocco grotto.

Also on the property there is a 75 m2 two-bedroomed house for employees or guests situated above a 100m2 storage room.

1171 – Villa Cypress Canyon – Mediterranean style custom made home

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Features:

Location: San Antonio, Escazú

Construction area: 622 m2 (6,695 sq. ft.) main house + 123.5 m2 (1328,9 sq.ft) guest house

Lot size: 1 hectare (2.5 acres or 10,000 m2)

Construction year: 2004

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3.5

Views: Pico Blanco mountain and Cerros de Escazú on the back (all is protected zone), Central Pacific mountains range and Central Valley views on the front.

Main house

Guest house

Horse stables

Wine cellar

3 car garage + additional parking spaces

River and two waterfalls

120 meters of frontage to the main street

Almond floors

Sale Price: $1,600,000 (ORIGINAL ASKING PRICE WAS $2,200,000)

Description:

This beautiful Mediterranean style custom made villa was built in 2004, with the best construction finishes and marvelous details: granite counter tops, stucco walls, tile roof, arched windows and winding staircases. The entire house has great natural illumination and ventilation.

The property encompasses two different houses. The main house has a unique style and architecture. By entering the house you will find a nice lobby with a high ceiling and a visitor’s 1/2 bathroom. After this area, the house offers a comfortable living room with cathedral ceiling, a beautiful fountain, magnificent chimney and access to the marvelous terrace with impressive views of the valley and mountains. Following the living room on an upper lever, accessed through winding staircases, you will find the formal dining room connected to the kitchen.  This area offers an ample space which connects outdoors through sliding glass doors that open to a back terrace.  The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, cherry wood cabinets, granite counter tops and a large island.

To the left of the kitchen you will find a comfortable domed dinette area with an impressive view of the Central Valley.  This area is followed by a large family room with private balcony and pool table connected to a guest bedroom with a full private bath.

On a lower level, the house offers the laundry room and the entrance to the garage for 3 cars.

On the opposing side of the home, there are two more large suites with walk-in closets and their own private balconies.  One suite comes with a mezzanine.  The master suite has a chimney and the master bath includes a Jacuzzi and a large double head shower.

Other infrastructure of the property includes a large wine cellar located below the terrace of the living room, a comfortable guest house, different storage areas and a horse stable for 2 to 3 horses.

The 123m2 guest house encompasses an exterior 1/2 bathroom for the caretaker, and inside a full bathroom, 1 bedroom with a deck, kitchen with all appliances, 2 air conditioning units, a large attic and a nice living room with beautiful views.

The landscape encompasses 1 hectare of land, 120 meters of frontage to the main road and interior walking trails to the river and waterfalls.

1106 – The Waterfall House in Villa Real

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Property number: 1106
Sale price: $1,350,000 (owner financing available)

Location: Villa Real, Santa Ana
Construction area: over 650 m2 (6994 sq.ft)
Lot area: 1284 m2 (13816 sq.ft)
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 7
2 maids´s bedrooms with 1 full bathroom (same finishes as the rest of the house and can be used as extra bedrooms)
Guest apartment with full bathroom and terrace
Office
Elevator
Pool with waterfall
Year built: 2008

Type of furniture included: kitchen appliances

Category:
• Gated community homes

Interior amenities:

• Floors of cream/ivory color marble from Spain.
• 2 covered garage with cobblestone floor.
• 2 water walls in the entrance of the lobby.
• Swimming pool with waterfall.
• Wrap around terrace with views to pool, gardens, mountains and central valley.
• Kitchen with GE Monogram stainless steel appliances.
• Kitchen with solid fine cedar wood cabinetry.
• 4 people elevator with glass doors.
• Formal living room with wet bar.

Description:

Unrivaled panoramic mountains and city views, stunning architectural details, and private-community living make this distinguished residence a one-of-a-kind find. Built in 2008, the house offers magnificent entertaining and family areas in different levels, all connected by a beautiful staircase built with fine wood and a 4 people elevator with glass doors. The house was designed to offer the best luxury details everywhere, and the best spaces in every room.

The entrance of the home features a large lobby with 2 water walls next to the door and a large window at the end of the lobby with a wonderful view of the waterfall and tropical garden that falls to the swimming pool.

Next to the lobby, to the left, you will find a large size social area made by a living room, wet bar equipped with ice maker and mini fridge and a wraparound terrace-balcony with views towards the mountains and city.

To the right hand area of the lobby you will find the formal dining room, connected to the kitchen. The gourmet kitchen is built with fine wood cedar cabinetry, beautiful granite counter tops, a wonderful cooking central island and equipped with brand new GE Monogram stainless steel appliances. This area also enjoys of a large pantry and a glass door which opens to the terrace and gardens.

The first upper level of the house is made by the master bedroom. It has a large size terrace with installation for an exterior Jacuzzi. And the master bedroom encompasses 2 walk-in closets, 2 toilets, double shower and 2 lavatories.

The second upper level of the house encompasses 2 bedrooms with walk-in closet and private bathroom for each one.

The first lower level of the house has a nice family TV room with a full guest bathroom and pool access. Additionally, you find a multipurpose room that can be used as a library, gym, office, etc; and two guest bedrooms with walk-in closet and private bathroom with bath tub for each one.

Finally, the second lower level of the house encompasses a wine cellar or large storage room, very ample laundry room and two maids´s bedrooms sharing a bathroom (both bedrooms have marble floors, a/c units, and the bathroom has granite counter tops). This area also has a large guest bedroom, with private full bathroom, private terrace and direct access to the garage which also has a friendly handicapped access. This room could be also use as a large game room.

The exterior area of the house enjoys of nice manicured gardens, a large gas heated swimming pool with waterfall, covered garage for 2 cars and extra parking space for 6 additional cars.

1106 – La casa de la cascada en Villa Real

Número de propiedad: 1106
Precio de venta: $1,350,000 (financiado por el propietario)

Ubicación: Villa Real, Santa Ana
Año de construcción: 2008
Área de construcción: más de 650 m2 (6994 pies cuadrados)
Superficie del terreno: 1284 m2 (13816 sq.ft)
Habitaciones: 4
Baños: 7
2 dormitorios de servicio con 1 baño completo (tienen los mismos acabados que el resto de la casa y se pueden utilizar como habitaciones adicionales)
Apartamento de invitados con baño completo y terraza
Oficina
Ascensor
Piscina con cascada

Tipo de muebles incluidos: electrodomésticos de cocina

Categoría:
• Vivienda en condominio

Amenidades interiores:

• Pisos de mármol crema / marfil de España
• 2 garajes cubierto con piso de adoquines
• 2 paredes de agua en la entrada del vestíbulo
• Piscina con cascada
• Terraza elevada alrededor de la sala con vistas
• Cocina con electrodomésticos de acero inoxidable Monogram GE
• Cocina con mobiliario de madera de cedro fino sólido
• Elevador
• Sala de estar formal con bar empotrado

Descripción:

Vistas panorámicas incomparables, impresionantes detalles en toda la propiedad, excelente calidad de construcción y un estilo vida sin comparables en uno de los mejores condominios del Oeste, hacen de esta distinguida residencia un excelente producto en el mercado de bienes raíces de lujo. Construida en 2008, la casa ofrece magníficas zonas de entretenimiento y familiares en diferentes niveles, todas conectadas por una hermosa escalera construida con madera fina y un ascensor. La casa fue diseñada para ofrecer los mejores detalles de lujo en todas partes, y los mejores espacios en cada habitación.

La entrada de la casa cuenta con un gran vestíbulo con 2 paredes de agua al lado de la puerta y una gran ventana al final con una vista maravillosa de la cascada que cae a la piscina.

Al lado del vestíbulo, a la izquierda, encontrará un área social de gran tamaño constituida por una sala de estar, bar empotrado con una máquina de hielo y una mini nevera y una terraza elevada con vistas incomparables.

A mano derecha del vestíbulo encontrará el comedor formal, conectado a la cocina. La cocina gourmet está construida con armarios de cedro de madera fina, hermosas encimeras de granito, una maravillosa isla central y está equipada con electrodomésticos de acero inoxidable Monogram GE. Esta área también cuenta con una amplia despensa y una puerta de vidrio corrediza que se abre a la terraza y jardines.

El primer nivel superior de la casa está conformado por el dormitorio principal. Tiene una terraza de gran tamaño con prevista para un jacuzzi exterior. Adicionalmente cuenta con 2 walk-in closets, 2 lavatorios, ducha doble y 2 baños. El segundo nivel superior de la casa ofrece 2 habitaciones con walk-in closet y baño privado para cada uno.

El primer nivel inferior de la casa tiene una bonita sala de TV familiar con un baño completo de invitados y acceso a la piscina. Además, encontrará dos habitaciones con walk-in closet y baño privado con bañera para cada uno.

Por último, el segundo nivel inferior de la casa ofrece una bodega, amplia lavandería, dos habitaciones de servicio compartiendo un baño (ambos dormitorios tienen pisos de mármol travertino, a/c, y baño compartido con sobre de granito, por lo que perfectamente pueden ser utilizados de habitaciones extra). Esta área de la casa también cuenta con una gran habitación de invitados, con baño completo privado, terraza privada y acceso directo al garaje. Esta sala podría ser también utilizar como una gran sala de juegos o gimnasio.

La zona exterior de la casa goza de bonitos jardines cuidados, una gran piscina climatizada con cascada, garaje cubierto para 2 coches y plaza de aparcamiento adicional para 6 carros adicionales.

1143 – TROPICAL COLONIAL STYLE LUXURY HOME IN SAN ANTONIO DE ESCAZU

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Sale Price: $1,475,000
Features:

Location: San Antonio, Escazu.
Lot size: 10,000 m2 (1 hectare – 2.5 acres)
Construction area: 650 m2 main house + 100 m2 of horse stables
Guest House under air: guest apartment with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom
Main house distribution:
• Interior social area with large living room connected to the terrace
• Formal dining room
• Kitchen with family dining room
• Master bedroom in first floor
• 2 guest bedrooms in second floor
• Family room with fireplace

Type of property: house located in the mountains of Escazú inside a private gated compound with 3 houses in total

Year Built: 2002
Pool: NO
Stable: YES
View: towards the mountains and city
Special/Unique features of the home:
• Stables
• Small private gated compound
Distance to the Airport: 15 minutes
Distance to San Jose: 20 minutes to San José down town

Description

This is a tropical colonial style luxury home located on the mountains of San Antonio de Escazu. Inside a small gated compound with 24 hours security and surrounded by gardens and trees, the house is built on a property with one hectare of land, which is surrounded by beautiful mountains on the back and the views of Escazú, San José and the Central Valley are in the front of the house.

The property has eucalyptus trees, pine trees, fruit trees, Llama del Bosque trees, Royal Palms, Bamboo trees and a beautiful nature tropical garden. The outside gardens have walking trails on cement stones, leading to the stables for three horses. The grass for the horses is separated from the tropical garden that surrounds the main house. The gardens are planted with many large varieties of plants that bring butterflies and honey birds, and the bamboo trees bring all different kinds of birds.

The main house is surrounded by a sidewalk made of river stone which protects from the humidity during the raining season, because it serves as a drainage system. An outside storage area serves as a room for the gardeners and utensils and for the house water heaters.

The lobby entrance of Quinta San Antonio is supported by two antique columns made of solid wood imported from India. The main door is also an antique door imported from India.

When you enter to the house you go through a grounded lobby entrance, to the left hand side you got to the living room area and the family area (the bedrooms), and to the right you go to the kitchen and the service area. You find a family room with high ceilings, connected to the outside terrace and to the adjacent formal living room extra large which has 4 different ambiences, a fire place and high ceilings.
The formal living room is also connected to the entrance and the gardens. The living areas have wooden floor in almond, and the terrace and the lobby entrance have clay floors handcrafted specially for the house.

The terrace has big ceilings in solid wood and the social area have high concrete vaulted ceilings. The out side garden has Balinese sculptures and a meditation Pont with Koy Fish. The outside terrace is connected to the tropical gardens to let you admire the views of the city, Central Valley and the mountains.

Two steps down from the living room you walk to a hallway which leads to the bedrooms area. On the first floor you have the master bedroom with a sitting room, high vaulted ceilings, two walking closets, a shower, an antique bath tub and nice views from the sitting room area. Additionally, the house offers a separate guest bedroom that has its own private access from the backyard garden, and two other bedrooms in the second level of the house. The two bedrooms upstairs have its own private bathroom with walking closet each one.

The house also has a very ample kitchen with its own dinning room area for the family. Then it has an ample laundry area and two maid’s quarter with one bathroom to share.

DESCRIPCION EN ESPAÑOL

Esta casa está ubicada en un exclusivo residencial privado con seguridad de las 24 hors. Es una propiedad de una hectárea, rodeada por hermosas montañas magníficas vistas de Escazú, San José y todo el Valle Central.

El terreno está sembrado de gran variedad de árboles, entre los que entramos eucaliptos, pinos, árboles frutales, Llama del Bosque, palmas reales, bambú y hermosos jardines tropicales. Los jardines exteriores tienen senderos, que llevan a los establos para tres caballos. Los jardines contienen gran variedad de plantas para atraer mariposas, y los bambúes traer atraen todo tipo de aves.

La casa principal está rodeada por una acera de piedra de río que protege de la humedad durante la temporada de lluvias, ya que sirve como un sistema de drenaje. El área de almacenamiento exterior sirve como espacio para los utensilios del jardín y los calentadores de agua de la casa.

La entrada principal de la propiedad se apoya en dos columnas antiguas de madera sólida importadas de la India. La puerta principal es también una puerta antigua importado de la India.

Al entrar a la casa, a la izquierda llegamos a las áreas sociales y el área familiar con los dormitorios, a la derecha se va hacia la cocina y el área de servicio. Las áreas sociales están formadas por una gran sala de estar con techos altos y otra sala más privada, todo conectado a la terraza exterior brindando cuatro ambientes diferentes con chimenea y techos altos.
Las áreas sociales tienen acceso directo a los jardines. La sala de estar tiene pisos de madera en almendro, y la terraza y la entrada del vestíbulo tienen pisos de barro hechos a mano especialmente para la vivienda.

La terraza tiene grandes techos en madera maciza y el área social tiene techos altos abovedados. En el jardín encontrará esculturas balinesas y un estanque de meditación con peces coy. La terraza exterior está conectada a los jardines tropicales, que permiten admirar las vistas de la ciudad, el Valle Central y las montañas.

Dos pasos hacia abajo desde la sala de estar, a lo largo de un hermoso pasillo, se llega a la zona de dormitorios. En la primera planta se encuentra el dormitorio principal con su propia sala de estar, techos abovedados, dos walk-in closets, una ducha, una bañera antigua y vistas de la ciudad. Además, la casa dispone de un dormitorio de invitados independiente que tiene su propio acceso privado desde el jardín del patio trasero, y otros dos dormitorios en el segundo piso de la casa. Las dos habitaciones de arriba tienen su propio baño privado con walk-in closet cada una.

La casa también tiene una amplia y hermosa cocina estilo colonial, con su propia zona de comedor para la familia. A continuación, encontrará la zona de lavandería y cuarto de servicio para dos empleadas, con su baño.

3104 – Contemporary Luxury Estate

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Monthly rental: $10,000

Sale Price:  $2,400,000

Lot extension:  10.795.76

Construction area:  800 m2

Location:  Tres Rios

Architect:  Rolando Barahona Sotela  http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolando_Barahona_Sotela

3 bedrooms

3. 5 bathrooms

Maid´s bedroom with a bathroom

Guard´s gate with a bathroom

Jacuzzi, sauna, gym area

4 car garage

Experience the essence of ultra contemporary luxury as defined by Award Winner Architect Rolando Barahona Sotela.  This master piece of architecture includes the finest details, water features, master bedroom with spa-type contemporary bathroom, spacious living and relaxing areas.  There are three luxurious bedrooms each one with a bathroom, roofed walkways and sundecks opening to the gardens.  The floor to ceiling windows connects the house with the outside gardens.

The property has 550 meters of road frontage and is bordered by a crystal clear river in the back.  Mature trees, a soccer field and manicured tropical gardens make of this property the ideal home for full enjoyment by family and social entertainment.

2208 – Tropical rainforest luxurious villa with thermal waters and waterfalls – El Refugio de la Doña

Features

 Price: $2,000,000 (reduced from $2,500,000)

Designed by internationally renowned architects Ronald Zurcher and Mauricio Hernandez

Sq. Feet: 3500 plus horse stables and caretaker’s house

Lot Size: 82,400.82 m2

4 suites

4 ½ bathrooms

Kitchen

TV room

Ample living room and dining room with balconies

Employee house: with kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, living room

Parking lot for up to 20 cars

Horse stables for 5 horses

Thermal waters swimming pool

Large rancho with bar and 2 bathrooms

Property Description

If you have dreamt of the perfect vacation home, the perfect getaway, the perfect vacation rental, the perfect spa, the perfect boutique hotel, the perfect retirement home, the perfect recovery center, the perfect dream come true… No more dreaming because this is the real perfect one! El Refugio de La Doña is located in the middle of the Central Volcanic Mountain Range, between the Poas and the Arenal volcanoes, which impact the thermal waters. These are rich in minerals, which preserves the eternal youth and are famous for the treatment of some kinds of sicknesses. This Property is located in a tropical forest that is a preserved area, inhabited by at least 375 different bird species, in which the Toucan is the most common. In addition, there are more than thousands of different species of butterflies and exuberant vegetation of diverse colors and forms. Two rivers meet to celebrate nature in a sanctuary of towering trees, overpopulated by orchids and birds. It has a river of cold water and breath taking blue ponds. The thermal waters of the river fill the swimming pools of the recreation area of the house. These healthy waters that are in continuous movement allow maintaining the purity of the swimming pools without using any chemical products in the process. In this recreational area there is also a ranch equipped for gathering and events. It includes two dressing rooms, a deck and fine wood chairs to enjoy the sun and landscape. For the horseback-riding lovers, the ranch has a comfortable stable for five horses, facilities for the trainers and a big area for the horses to exercise and be trained.

The property also holds a little and comfortable 2-bedroom house fully equipped, for housekeeping and cleaning crew. There are ecological paths surrounding the property that permit you to take walks around it, to enjoy this paradise. These paths are enclosed by a variety of trees, which are in dangerous of extinction. Most trees have been identified and some have a sign next to it with its specific scientific and common name. In the middle of this tropical paradise, a beautiful mountain home, designed by the two internationally renown architects Ronald Zucher and Mauricio Hernandez, hides peacefully inside the forest. This house has been built with the best materials; including the most refine exotic hardwoods, and artisan handmade floors. The house is attached to the mountain, in the best quality of engineering work, and goes from the main entrance downwards to the river. In the first floor there is a big living room, kitchen, and dinning room, plus a main suite with a Jacuzzi placed outdoors in the middle of the forest. In the second floor, there is the laundry room, a TV room, and two suites. In the third floor a suite which can also serve as a playroom. The entire residence is surrounded by giant windows with the mountain and river view, filling the ambience with relax and tranquility. Once you are there… you don’t want to leave!

 

Luxury and Natural Estate

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Features:
Location: Santa Ana

Lot extension: 9513.10 m2 (102,360.95 sq.ft)

Construction area: 1,152.35 m2 (12,399.29 sq.ft) (702.25 m2 main house + 289.5 m2 under roof space, 160.6 m2 of terraces)

Bedrooms: 4

Bathroom: 4.5

Year built: 2004

Garage: 3 cars + extra parking space

Floors: 2

Two offices

Pool

Party Ranch.

Sale price: $2,800,000 (reduced from $3,500,000).

 

Details:
Almond floors in social areas

Vaulted ceilings in hallways

Double chimney in living rooms

Windows iron frames by Fabio Pacheco

Granite countertops

All bedrooms with ceiling fans

Floor to roof windows

Municipal water and private water well

Automatic irrigation system for the gardens.

 

Description:

Situated inside a private and secure gated community in Santa Ana, this magnificent four-bedroom home blends modern conveniences with accents of traditional details which reminds of an hacienda. A convenient location affords proximity to all downtown Escazú and Santa Ana activities and services.

The property offers spectacular surrounding views and the grounds are a haven of peaceful privacy enhanced by a private forest, magnificent pool area, large party ranch, manicured gardens, herb garden and the sound of a river. Comprising approximately 702.25 m2 of living space and 160.6 m2 of terraces, the residence includes a refined reception hall, ample hallways, a living room with two ambiences and double fireplace, a formal dining room and an ample family TV room with sitting area, access to terrace and mezzanine with library/office.

The large custom made kitchen has granite counters, breakfast area, sitting area, plenty of cabinets, pantry and access and views to the terrace and pool area. Three spacious bedrooms on the first floor features hardwood floors, en suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. The master bedroom suite located on the second floor revel in deluxe designer bath with two rain showers, tub and stunning garden outlook; a private terrace, ample walk-in closet and a large office completes the space. The house also offers and ample laundry room, maid´s quarters with full bathroom and an entrance terrace with fountain. This charming haven, within its lush environs, is indeed a feast for the senses and is located less than 10 minutes drive to downtown Santa Ana and Escazú.

 

6231 – Turn key Ocean view home in Los Sueños Resort

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Beds: 5 Baths: 5 + 2 half

Features:

Location: Los Sueños Resort – Herradura.
Construction area: 6,700 sq. ft. (622 m2)
Bedrooms: 5 (complete with 50” plasma televisions).
Bathrooms: 5 and 2 ½ baths.
View: Panoramic Ocean and Rainforest.
Amenities: private pool and hot tub for 10 people, game room with pool table and vaulted Bamboo ceiling, high speed internet, gourmet kitchen fully equipped with Subzero and Wolf appliances, 48″ refrigerator plus wine and beer cooler, dinner table for 10. A/C.
Sale price: $2,400,000 (completely furnished).

Description:
With a gorgeous overlook of the community and Pacific Ocean, Casa Pacifica is the perfect home for entertainment venues as well as a large family estate home.
Casa Pacifica is a 6700 square foot (excluding patios and porches) executive estate home
The two story home features a massive spiral staircase leading to the second floor and four Master bedrooms and bath suites. A larg
nestled atop the Vista Tres Bahias section of the “Beyond Compare” Los Suenos Resort. e vaulted great-room with bamboo ceilings and beams complete with service bar and pool table and covered patio also gives the second floor of Casa Pacifica that something special for every guest.

The first floor has the ultimate master suite and bath complete with stone soaking tub, twin vanities and dual shower. A separate entrance to pool and patio area. The kitchen features South American granite tops as well as all bath vanities. The appliances are an extreme up-grade and feature Sub-Zero and Wolfe- the most respected names in gourmet kitchens. Special beverage centers for wines and beer/soft drinks also by Sub-Zero. Two Sub-Zero ice-makers are also part of the up-grade package – worth $40,000.
The dining room comfortably sits 12 with room for more if required. Adjoins the gourmet kitchen is a wonderfully relaxing great-room and a relaxing atmosphere. A large guest bath and covered patio/ pool deck/bar-b-cue area are also on the main level.

Additional features of Casa Pacifica includes all private master bedrooms are suites that have individual air conditioning units (great cost savers), the are a total of 7 42-52″ flat screen TVs, large pool and 10 person hot tub (gas heated), mature landscaping with many Coconut and other palms and new construction only one year old from 2008.

The garden include a large pool and hot tub for 10 people. Outside dining off main dining area, with beautiful rain forest and bay views. With Casa Pacifica’s ideal secluded location you will experience much of the area’s wildlife right from your balcony or patio. White-Faced Monkeys are frequent visitors to Casa Pacific as are Costa Rica’s famed Toucans and Scarlet Macaws.

DESCRIPCIÓN EN ESPAÑOL:

Ubicación: Los Sueños Resort en Herradura. 5 dormitorios, 5 baños completos, 2 baños de visitas. La primera planta de la casa cuenta con un dormitorio principal amplio con walk-in closet y baño completo, sala, comedor formal muy espacioso, cocina completamente equipada con SubZero y Wolfe electrodomésticos en acero inoxidable. La segunda planta ofrece 4 dormitorios, cada uno con su baño y una sala de juegos amplia y con hermosas vistas. Afuera la casa cuenta con área de terraza con comedor externo, piscina y jacuzzi para 10 personas.

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VENDIDA – 5101 – LUXURIOUS OCEAN FRONT VILLA IN PUNTA ISLITA

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Sale Price: $950,000 REDUCED FROM $1,200,000 furnished

Features:
• Location: Punta Islita, Guanacaste.
• Construction area: 560 m2 plus caretaker´s house of approx. 100 m2
• Lot size: 3,121 m2
• Beds: 4
• Baths: 4.5
• Pool: Yes
• Garage: 2 covered + 10 outside
• Floors: 1

Available as Vacation Rental. Click here to View the Rates and Reserve this Oceanfront Villa: http://www.vrbo.com/472545

Amenities:

Categories: Mountain View – Ocean – Private Residence Club – Tropical – Villa – Waterfront – Water View
General: Cathedral Ceiling – Garage – Jogging/Biking Path – Wireless Internet – Cable TV – Ceiling Fan – Garden – Large Kitchen Island – Pool – Walk-In Closets
Appliances: Refrigerator – Ceiling Fans – Central Air Conditioning – Oven – Dishwasher – Kitchen Island – Microwave Oven – Stainless Steel – Washer & Dryer
Exterior features: Balcony – Deck – Exterior Lighting – Tennis Court(s)
Interior features: Abundant Closet(s) – All Drapes – Built-In Furniture – Breakfast bar – Cedar Closet – Decorative Molding – Granite Counter Tops – Indoor Swimming Pool – Solid Wood Doors
Rooms: Central/Center Hall – Family Room – Guest House Separate – Laundry – Library – Living/Dining Combo
View: Garden – Landscape – Mountain View – Ocean View – Panoramic – Scenic View – Swimming Pool View – Trees – Water View

Description:

The best oceanfront luxury home for sale in Punta Islita. The house is offered tastefully furnished and equipped. Ready to move for those wanting a second home in Costa Rica, a vacation rental home, a weekend home or a retirement home in Costa Rica. Located in one of the most private beaches of the country, within the beautiful little town of Punta Islita, which offers a perfect combination of beach and tropical forest, crowned by the Punta Islita Resort and its golf course, “Surrounded by exuberant tropical forest and colorful communities, Hotel Punta Islita gazes upon a secluded beach cove of Guanacaste’s open-ocean coastline. Upscale travelers will find a premium vacation destination resort to best enjoy cultural authenticity, fun eco-adventures, sustainable luxury, and Costa Rica’s signature friendship and peaceful hospitality.”

When people hear about Punta Islita in Costa Rica, for the first time, the image that comes to mind is an island in the middle of the ocean, but Punta Islita is really a magic place in Costa Rica but apart from the world! A tropical paradise where the gift from nature is protected by its people and all those who come to Punta Islita every year from all over the world, to enjoy its pristine beaches, Islita, Corozalito, Camaronal, San Miguel and many others like Carrillo, Samara, Bejuco and Coyote. At Islita you get the best out of adventure in a natural world.

Villa Espiritu Santo is a unique piece of neocolonial architecture, built by the recognized architect Ronald Zurcher, to the highest standards of quality, to satisfy the needs and demands of the most discriminated buyers.

Meant to by a hidden paradise to enjoy nature and privacy at its best, this oceanfront luxury villa offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, as it sits quietly on top of the hill, with Islita Beach only separated by trees that area natural of the Maritime Zone.

The villa is part of a luxurious community located in front of the five start Boutique Hotel Punta Islita. Owners enjoy the amenities of the hotel, its Golf Course and are part of the nature conservation effort of the Hotel, such as the Ara Macaw Sanctuary.

Entering the villa is opening eyes to a completely private world, where no one will disrupt your peace and tranquility. The entrance gate to the property is located just steps away from the charming caretaker house. A large parking area lets the visitors park freely inside the property. The villa has an enclosed two car garage.

The main entrance to the villa is through a central patio with ample hallways that lead to the bedrooms and social areas. The main door opens to an ample lobby that separates the hallway from the social areas. The majestic Pacific Ocean opens up as you put a step into the lobby area. A large social area in the form of an open terrace borders the infinity pool and gives access to the deck and balconies that come out of the bedrooms.

Each side of the villa is protected by 3.5 meter casted iron doors, made by artisans. On one side of the villa you will find the gigantic master suite, with views of the ocean. This room includes its own lobby area, beautiful sitting room, library or office, private deck and private bathroom with walk-in closet, double vanity and shower. The master suite connects with the social areas by a private hallway with a nice patio on the side.

Another master suite is located on the other end of the villa, which also enjoys a large sitting room and large master bathroom. Additionally you will find another ample bedroom with ocean view and full bathroom and a large size suite with full bathroom, sitting room and private terrace with garden view. All ceilings are at double altitude and windows are floor to ceiling top. All bedrooms enjoy beautiful views and the sound of the waves right down the little hill that separates the villa from the beach.

The modern kitchen is located in the center of the villa. It includes granite counter top, double sink, all first call appliances and exit to the terrace to enjoy breakfast and lunch outside.

The access to the beach is very easy, as there is a path next to the property that will take you to the beach in 5 minutes, a nice walk in the forest and you are right there. At low tide, you will find gorgeous tidal pools right in front of the house, a great place to relax and don`t be bothered by no one. During rainy season a small waterfall runs through the slope in the forest right at the beach.

Maximum privacy, relaxation and tranquility are just a few of the added values that this spectacular ocean front villa offers. The property also offers a two bedroom caretaker´s house and ample storage facilities.

Bedrooms at the right wing of the villa:

Master Suite
1 queen size bed
Solid wood floors
High beamed ceilings
Floor to roof windows
2 sofas
1 day bed
Sliding doors opening to the wrap around deck
Ocean, beach and forest views
Table with 2 chairs
Full bathroom with sink with built-in wooden cabinetry, beamed ceiling, solid wood floor, rain shower with porcelain tile
Mini split and ceiling fans

Middle bedroom:
Queen size bed
Solid wood floors
Double high ceilings
Sliding door opening to wrap around deck
Large cabinet for closets
2 mini splits
Full bathroom in the hallway with double vanity, large shower, two ceiling fans

Bedrooms at the left wing of the villa:

Guest Large suite:
Lobby with high ceilings
Porcelain and solid wood floors
Two twin beds
Central air conditioner plus two ceiling fans
Wall closets
Bathroom with shower and porcelain tile vanity with large wall mirror
Large family room with built in cabinetry made by artisans with solid wood floor and beamed ceilings.
floor to roof windows and sliding door that open to a covered terrace with large garden

Principal Master Suite
Large sitting room with panoramic ocean views
Solid wood antique double doors
Love sit, two chairs, table and desk with 2 chairs
Double high ceilings with solid beams
King size bed, with another sitting area
Sliding doors connecting to wrap around deck
2 mini splits plus central air

High beamed ceilings
Master bathroom with solid wood and porcelain floors, double antique vanity, large shower and floor to roof windows.
Walk-in closet with vaulted ceiling.

About the area:

Punta Islita is a pristine beach located on the Nicoya Peninsula southwest of Playa Carrillo in the Costa Rican Pacific Coast. The area is accessible by land or by local flights using Nature Air. The drive from Liberia (Daniel Oduber) International Airport takes about 3 to 3.5 hours, and from San José is about 4.5 to 5 hours. The local flight takes around 30 to 45 minutes and you arrive to the Corozalito airstrip, which is about 10 minutes away to Punta Islita town.

Punta Islita is actually two small secluded beaches, Islita Beach and Corozalito Beach. These two beaches are situated between Camaronal Beach and Bejuco Beach. The road that connects Punta Islita with Corozalito is very picturesque, crossing a waterfall on the road, scenic views of the ocean and cattle farms. Punta Islita beach is less than a mile long and it lies in a small cove. It is watered by two streams that form estuaries. Corozalito is slightly larger and has a beautiful mangrove swamp.

Punta Islita is a small village tucked in a valley at a bend in the road. In its plaza sits an amazing picturesque little white church and bell tower.

Driving downhill you arrive at the village of Islita. In 1994 the luxury resort of Punta Islita was opened and the hotel did more than providing only jobs: residents could participate in classes of English, computer skills and arts. Creativeness and personal development was encouraged and the results are visible: the community of Islita is tidy and relatively wealthy, and the village cheerfully adorned with naive paintings and mosaics.

From Punta Islita it is around 30 minutes drive to Carrillo Beach and 45 minutes to Samara Beach.

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DESCRIPCIÓN EN ESPAÑOL:

Ubicación: Punta Islita, Guanacaste.
Construcción: 450 m2
Terreno: 2000 m2
Dormitorios: 4
Baños: 4.5
Piscina: Sí
Estacionamiento: 2 cubiertos + 10 fuera
Pisos: 1

Available as Vacation Rental.  Click here to View the Rates and Reserve this Oceanfront Villa:  http://www.vrbo.com/472545

Visite nuestros sitios web: http://www.CostaRicaLuxuryEstates.com, http://www.CostaRicaMillionDollarHomes.com & http://www.AtCostaRicaRealEstate.com

The luxury of nature

When you think about luxury you think about marble floors and crystal lamps, but luxury in paradise is another kind of luxury.  It has to do with the luxury of pure air, natural forest, blue unpolluted skies, crystal clear rivers and the sounds of wild animals as the background.  That kind of luxury is not common any more, and it is kind of a rare find, especially when you are looking for that unique piece of property in paradise.  More and more foreigners come to Costa Rica every year looking for the luxury of nature, and many of our listings are the perfect match between nature and luxury.   Villa Selva Mar is the best example of this unique quality that a million dollar home in paradise has to have.  More details here.  http://www.costaricamilliondollarhomes.com/Casa-Villa-Selva-Mar/index.html

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