Tucked into the Rainforest, this stunning two-story, 3 bedrooms, 3 bath home is situated on over 3.39 acres within a secure gated community just a few miles off the coastal highway above Playa Bandera on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Each bedroom has its own private bath making this stunning getaway a 3 master bedroom retreat with space for all to enjoy the beautiful rainforest and ocean views in total privacy. It also helps to increase the potential for rental income for times when you are not using your beautiful hideaway personally.
The first thing you notice as you walk in the door are the very high vaulted hardwood ceilings and the breathtaking ocean views anchored by the stunning rainforests that define the Pacific coast. Your view is framed by large trees that provide perch to the jungles vividly colored birds, including toucans, scarlet macaws and slow moving sloths ambling through the canopy. The only sounds you hear will be birds, wildlife, and the rustle of peaceful breezes.
The second thing that takes your breath away as you enter this stunning nature escape, is the beautiful kitchen with beautiful cabinets and granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances where where you can entertain in style.
The design layout is open concept with the upstairs living space joining the the kitchen so you can entertain in style. You also have a private bedroom and bath with furniture designed by one of the finest wood artisan wood workers in Costa Rica from the Sarchi region. And there is a large balcony that runs the entire length of the upstairs living space where you can enjoy the beautiful ocean view and the sound and sights of nature while enjoying a cool beverage and delicious local cuisine. All this overlooks the beautiful Pacific ocean and down below you have two additional master bedrooms, each with private en suite bath, plus an area rigged for laundry facilities or an additional kitchen too.
Not to be overlooked, by the interior amenities, the large back porches on each level are shady and relaxing places where you can enjoy the sounds of nature as you dig into a good book or quiet nap.
One of the home's best features are the huge high ceilings on the upper level giving the home an expansive feel and breezy feeling so that even on the hottest day you are living cool and refreshed with or without air conditioning turned on.
The home also boasts over almost 3.5 acres of land that you can cultivate as your private gardens or add hiking trails down to the stream that abuts the property down below. The community encourages permaculture farming and living in harmony with nature and with only 20 lots total, you have total privacy yet neighborly friends nearby, many of who are retirees in the health care industry with caring doctors and nurses in the event you need caring friends in the event of a healthcare need. Additionally the brand new clinic in Parrita is just 10 minutes away, with Quepos hospital only a half hour away. And the nearby towns of Parrita, Esterillos, Jaco and Manuel Antonio all have a myriad of restaurants, shops and nightlife to enjoy, plus a thriving expat community who are all supportive of newcomers to the area. You will find that living Pura Vida - the pure life- comes naturally here with all the help you will receive from your fellow expats and the friendly and supportive local Costa Rican community.
The home is designed for living in harmony with nature. This community was founded on the principles of sustainability, community involvement, diversity, and open-mindedness. All the structures within this community of 21 lots are designed with a light touch on the land, preserving as much of the natural landscape and biodiversity as possible. There are currently 15 homes built within the 21-lot community. The Homeowners Association that oversees the welfare of the community and its governing bylaws are registered with the Costa Rican government. Renting out your home as a vacation villa is no problem at all, so you can earn some income when you are not using it. There is a centralized clean, pure, and reliable water source that taps off of the regional ASADA. You can drink straight from the tap!
The road leading to the development was just recently paved, taking you smoothly from the coastal highway to the entrance of the community. The community is just far enough of the beaten path to give you the privacy and peacefulness you have been seeking, but only 15 minutes from shopping, banking, restaurants, gasoline stations, medical clinics, and more in the nearby town of Parrita. The bustling beach town of Jaco is only 45 minutes to your north and Costa Ricas number one national park, Manuel Antonio, along with Quepos Marina are only a half-hour to the south. Even better, one of Costa Rica\'s fun secret waterfalls for locals and ex-pats is only 5 minutes away.
If you are looking to escape an even more stressful world and step into tranquility and peace, with all the comfort and security of the modern world, this beautiful and affordable property may be just what you have been longing and looking for