Platanillo, De Baru, San José, Costa Rica
This beautiful 4500-square-foot home sits on 3.5 acres in a secure, gated community. The expansive views are stunning, overlooking the jungle valley, mountains and the Pacific Ocean. If a beautiful sunset is your thing you get that too! Over half the property is professionally landscaped, and its beautiful park-like setting includes walkways, landscape furniture, and even a statue of an angel created by a well-known local artist. As you meander through the property you will note many well producing fruit trees, and very rare orchids! The whole property is fenced expertly so your dogs will be safe with plenty of area to roam, it even has a smaller fenced "run" if you need them more contained. The beautiful hand crafted "tree of life" iron gate is just one of the touches the owners felt the desire to make exquisite so it matches the surroundings they have created. Complete privacy at the end of the road yet only 800 metres to the main hwy.
This furnished home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus an office and a gym (which could both be converted to bedrooms if desired, making it a five-bedroom home). The master bedroom includes a huge window seat to make the most of the beautiful views and a separate entrance to the over sized patio for an easy flow! The master bathroom has beautiful finishes and includes an oversized Jacuzzi-style bathtub with water and air jets including lights for the ultimate in relaxation! A separate water closet is also well thought out for privacy, plus tons of storage space for those that have more then just flip flops!
The gourmet kitchen is lovely and inviting, and includes high-end stainless steel built-in appliances. The pantry is designed to also be a dry room and safe room. The open-concept plan flows from the kitchen to the living area and out on to the patio with its gorgeous views - which is where you will probably spend most of your time!
The exceptionally large patio and deck has large dance mirrors, and includes a built-in BBQ and outdoor kitchen with sink, fridge, cabinetry, lighting, and ventilated hood fan. The huge pool is perfect for your outdoor entertaining, watch the wildlife as you laze in your float, enjoy the beautiful tiled outdoor shower, or into the evening as the elaborate mood lighting system lights the area for more enjoyment. A great space for entertaining! As a bonus, enjoy your favourite music on the sound system throughout the patio, pool area, as well as the master bedroom and bathroom! In arms reach to the jacuzzi adjust the volume for just the right mood.
The home has beautiful custom woodwork throughout, including the kitchen cabinetry, front door, teak centre island, hood fan, laundry room, and all closets. Everything was built with careful attention to detail and high-quality North American-style construction. The secure, gated community has an on-site caretaker family that lives near the gate. In addition, the house includes a security system with sensors, video, cameras and audio for the house and the property, with generous exterior lighting, so you always have peace of mind! Have an unexpected guest, not to worry, the video and audio at the gate will allow you to check without leaving the comfort of your home. Equipped with back up battery sources its well protected.
Built with energy efficiency in mind, the home has LED lights throughout, a solar hot water system (with an electrical backup), an energy-efficient pool pump, and a propane stove, dryer, and BBQ. There is a set up for a generator if so desired. Air conditioning is enjoyed in the master bedroom, with the ability to add it to the office and guest bedrooms. However, the ceiling fans are more than adequate to keep things comfortable thanks to the elevation and cool mountain breezes.
There are wide, ceramic walkways around the entire house for convenience. A separate bodega provides lots of room for storage or even parking for a quad. High-speed Internet and cable TV are available.
Everything about the house and the property are designed for privacy, peace, and tranquility, but it still has easy access to everything you need! It is conveniently located in the peaceful community of Platanillo, and is just a few minutes from the highway. It is only 15 minutes from the laid-back beach town of Dominical, and 25 minutes to all the conveniences you need in the towns of Uvita or San Isidro.
If you've been dreaming of a peaceful Costa Rican retreat, with all the wonders of the jungle and ocean at your doorstep, stunning views, peace of mind and tranquility, and cool and comfortable mountain breezes, look no further! Contact us to visit this gorgeous home, and start living your Costa Rica dream!
4,500 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA
3.48 Acres lot
A place of natural wonder and serene beauty, offering residents a unique and fulfilling lifestyle.Explore
Our commitment to personalized care, meticulous marketing, and unparalleled expertise distinguishes us as the ultimate choice for real estate in the Southern Pacific Zone of Costa Rica. Experience the difference with Blue Zone Realty International and embark on a journey to discover your dream property.