Location: Pavones, Costa Rica
A beautiful property located in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica near the popular surf town of Pavones has so much potential! This large property totals 66 hectares, 4883.58 sq meters (164.23 acres) and currently includes the main house, caretaker's house, a corral, multiple gardens, trails, streams and 2 waterfalls. The home contents and vehicles are included.
The property runs along the Rio Manzanillo and has 1-1/2 miles of river front land. The larger of the two waterfalls on the property is approximately 300 meters from the main house and a new path to that waterfall will be cleared in the next few months.
Nestled in a quaint little community giving you the opportunity to live a healthy and stress free sustainable lifestyle. You can enjoy the tremendous views of the Golfo Dulce, Volcan Baru and the valley to Panama.
Driving time you are located 12 minutes from the edge of the Golfo Dulce and 1 hour away from Golfito or Rio Claro. You can easily take the Interamericana Highway (the Panamericana) and drive through Cuidad Neily on your way to the Costa Rica / Panama border.
Best of all, beach and surf days are plentiful since Playa Zancudo and Playa Pavones are only a 25-minute drive from your front door!
A low maintenance, concrete home featuring teak hardwood accents was designed to maximize the views and cool breezes. This three level home totals approximately 2,700 sq. feet of space, including patio areas on each level facing the beautiful views of the Golfo Dulce. Royal Palm Trees (12 years old) line the driveway giving this home a warm feeling each time you come home.
Entrance Level - Your secured entrance is located on the ground level. In addition, there is a secured huge, oversized garage which currently houses the washer / dryer, third bathroom, multiple tool storage racks, motorcycle and car storage, concrete locked bodega (temperature controlled, great for cool storage). The unfinished exterior patio space has a small brick pizza oven and can easily be enclosed to give you another room. There is a cute exterior shower located nearby for easy cleanup after a day of gardening or exploring.
Living Level - The main living level has sealed concrete floors, beautiful woodwork and ceiling fans. Your living area includes the kitchen (with a large island and pantry), a dining area, a living area, a guest room and spacious full bath with separate shower and relaxing soaking tub. The exterior porch on this level has beautiful easy maintenance plastic decking and a hammock.
Upper Level - The beautiful hardwood stairway leads you to the top floor where it is currently being used as an open-concept master suite. Enjoy the beautiful hardwood floors and recessed lighting in your own personal retreat. The large 1/2 bath and closet can easily become an expansive full bath with the addition of another tub. The separate open room/office area can be redesigned to give you a spacious office and a new master closet. The large exterior porch has plastic decking, great for the rainy season. A beautiful view of the valleys and Golfo Dulce can be enjoyed here on the two chairs waiting for you!
A security system with sensors is currently installed and in use. Satellite TV is currently installed and DSL internet service is being used. However, Fiber Optic has been run nearby and is available if desired.
The metal security gate is located at the entrance at street level. The 400 sq. foot caretaker’s home is located near the driveway and entrance for your convenience. The large Corral is 1,000 sq. feet and was previously used as a barn for cows and horses.
GARDENS / WILDLIFE
In addition to the beautiful views, this property has excellent drainage throughout the wet season. The current owners had previously owned a nursery and have spent a great deal of time utilizing some of their land. They have a good neighbor that they trade milk, cheese and vegetables with in exchange for items grown in their garden.
The items currently growing on the property include mangos, avocados, mamay zapote, lemon, banana, platanos, orange and coconut palms. Enjoy the pineapple, cucumbers, eggplant, yucca, local vines and herbs growing in the garden. The 17 hectares of African and Amazon Oil Palms (5 hectares/4 yr old palms, 10 hectares/3 yr old palms and 2 hectares/2 yr old palms) are starting to produce and can bring in potential income.
Plenty of wildlife is seen on the property, including Toucans, Parrots, Otters, various species of cats. Sit back and enjoy the sunrises and sunsets from one of your patios with the monthly full moon rising in the valley below.
This location gives you the quiet and privacy of the jungle life you want here in Costa Rica while being convenient enough to travel, socialize, explore and shop.
There are 6 to 8 flat areas on the property so there is room for expansion and future development. You can easily build a few more homes, add a pool, build a rancho and enjoy BBQs by the river front and waterfall, etc.
This property is being sold with all furniture and appliances included. All tools and equipment located in the garage, storage room and corral are also included in the sale (contact us for details). In addition, three vehicles are included (’91 Isuzu Trooper, ’91 Ford F250 and ’93 Ford Tractor).
Contact us if you’d like to see additional photos or want a private tour of this beautiful property.