Location: Ojochal, Costa Rica
Located in the foody capital of Costa Rica, the charming town of Ojochal is known to welcome many expats and locals alike to come and enjoy the many trendy restaurants and exquisite shops sprinkled throughout the town. Ojochal has a full-service grocery store, two French bakeries, library, gas station, hardware store, and plenty of opportunities for activities such as yoga, pickle ball, hiking, and guided horseback tours, amongst others. Refreshing visits to the river or waterfall can be enjoyed daily or you could venture down to the beach which is just minutes away.
This spectacular home and adjacent building lot are perched in the community known as Phase 11. This area is serviced by wide, well-maintained roads and some of the most amazing scenic views. The rear of the home faces the ocean and a valley of lush jungle is all that separates you from the Pacific. The mesmerizing sounds of the ocean waves can be heard from the elevated master bedroom. Spectacular mountain views are enjoyed from the east side of the home, providing cooling breezes year-round. This home is perfect for the homeowner that does not want to spare any luxuries. From the perfectly designed kitchen with high-end appliances, to the remote-controlled patio screen shades — this house was designed for a life of luxury and comfort with many fabulous details added throughout. The front doors of this magnificent 3-bedroom home welcome you with a stunning smoked glass etched design of Costa Rica’s famed “Mano de Tigre.”
The spacious first floor guest room comes complete with it’s own ensuite bathroom and is ready for guests. It is a large and spacious room which could also be used as the master if you prefer a ground level room. The first floor also features an additional flex room that is currently being used as an entertainment room, but can easily and comfortably accommodate extra guests. High-end stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances cover a wide-range of useful tools, including a stand alone ice maker, an under-counter wine fridge, a 6-burner gas stovetop with a high efficiency vent/hood, and top of the line GE washer and dryer. Added comfort is delivered with D/C fans throughout the home (which won’t stop running in case of a power outage) and efficient air conditioners in the bedrooms. Even the bathrooms are appointed with high-end fixtures and European-style eco-friendly toilets.
The master ensuite also boasts a huge glassed-in shower and double sinks. Some notable extras are the hand-crafted laurel wood ceilings that are featured throughout the home and in the covered outdoor spaces. Recessed lighting has been tastefully placed in every ceiling to creating the perfect ambiance. Accordion screens can be found in each of the large floor-to-ceiling stacking windows that create the perfect indoor-outdoor flow. The mature landscaping on this property features colorful, and unique ornamentals, as well as fruitful citrus trees. Outdoor features also include a lighted mosaic-tiled pool with a Hayward variable-speed pool pump and auto-fill feature.
The pool deck and walkways are adorned with non-slip Coralina hardscape stonework, which is both beautiful and functional. The outdoor patio space can be enjoyed all day thanks to four remote-controlled screens that allow you to filter out the sun or block the rain. The beautiful gardens are well maintained with a complete 8-zone irrigation system and a 5,000 Liter back-up water tank ensures that you will have a water reserve at all times. The security of this home is addressed with an 8-camera, 360 degree exterior system complete with Ring technology, which provides additional indoor coverage that can be conveniently monitored from your cell phone.
A generously sized laundry room is conveniently located on the first floor, as is a large, dehumidified closet/dry room with a bank vault-style security door. Storage space is plentiful throughout the property, including a large outdoor bodega, which also features a vault-style security door.