Location: Uvita, Costa Rica
Boundless opportunity awaits! This newly built boutique hotel with an on-site owner's home in the hot rental market of Uvita was just completed. The three tastefully designed comfortable casitas and the shared outdoor pool and rancho compound are complete and already earning income, the two bedrooms owner's home is ready to move into, but this nearly 6-acre property offers so much more opportunity for growth and increased future income by adding additional casitas or subdividing and selling off a parcel of the property which has commercial road frontage.
Uvita is a well-known tourist destination known for the Ballena National Marine Park, boasting huge beaches sought out by surfers as well as scuba and whale-watching enthusiasts. The area also has tourist attractions like waterfalls, ATV tours, zip lining, and other sightseeing adventures. Foodies will find a variety of restaurants and craft brew pubs to satisfy their gastronome needs. Visitors also enjoy the convenience of full-service grocery stores, plenty of local shops with handicrafts, and art galleries. The hotel is conveniently located nestled in the jungle of an upscale development and is easily accessed via a paved road that does not require 4WD.
Each of the three air-conditioned casitas is designed with both style and comfort in mind. All guest casitas have a high-quality queen-size pillow-top bed, comfortable sitting areas both indoors and outdoors, an outdoor kitchenette and eating area, a designated work space, and a stylish bathroom. The contemporary decor has an upscale casual tone. The seasoned traveler owners have not overlooked any details when it comes to comfort and convenience. Each casita features high-speed internet, USB and USBC outlets throughout, a ring light in the work area, an in-room safe, remote-controlled A/C units and ceiling fans, and dimmable recessed lights. Pocket doors, beautiful wood accents, stylish tile, and a sleek bathroom with Mexican Venetian plaster all add to the amazing aesthetics of each unit. Guests can sit on their private patio to enjoy the cool mountain breezes and views and get out their binoculars to enjoy multiple wildlife sightings.
Each guest room has its own designated lounge area at the pool with an umbrella and reclining chairs. In addition, there is a shared rancho which has additional seating and is set up so that an outdoor kitchen and barbeque could be added in the future. The rancho doubles as an additional outdoor workspace or just an area for guests to relax in the shade. The large pool includes a waterfall feature and LED lighting, both of which can be set on a timer or controlled manually. The area surrounding has anti-slip tile and is landscaped with beautiful native ornamental plants which will only continue to become more beautiful and lush as they grow. Outdoor lighting makes the pool area a great place for guests to relax in the cool evenings.
The owner's home has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The open-concept living/kitchen area is set to draw your focus to the outside jungle which surrounds the home. Several troops of monkeys, as well as a variety of other animals and birds, occupy the area and visit the backyard often. Similar to the casitas, the home has been built with the utmost attention to detail. Features include wooden ceilings inside and outside, all lights are LED dimmable, pocket doors throughout, Delta faucets, valves, and plumbing fixtures, outlets feature USB/USBC ports, French sliding doors have full screens, non-slip chip resistant tile throughout, Inverter A/C units in bedrooms and main living space. Outdoor living space has been maximized- a covered wooden deck runs the length of the home and is accessible from both bedrooms and the living room.
The kitchen will make any home chef proud. Solid slab quartz counter tops rest on custom-designed cabinets. The 55-burner Whirlpool gas cooktop features a double center burner, and the gas oven has an electric convection option. The LG refrigerator offers dual ice makers (door feature and interior ice maker) and can be controlled by an app from your cell phone. The stainless Whirpool dishwasher is ultra-quiet and energy efficient. The island counter has seating for four, and a stylish custom chandelier adds to the ambient visual appeal of the whole space. There is also a large pantry closet has ample shelving for storage and is plumbed for a dehumidifier.
The main bedroom has built-in clothing storage behind the custom-made bed which looks out to the jungle. In addition, there is a walk-in closet which serves as a dry room. The main bathroom features the same modern, stylish "wet concrete" look as the casitas. All of the fixtures, including the rain shower are top-of-the-line. The guest bedroom can double as office space and has easy access to the full guest bathroom.
Some additional features which add to comfort and convenience include separate electric and high-speed internet service, covered parking for 2 cars plus parking for 2 additional cars, ample outdoor lighting, high-speed fans indoors and outdoors, an outdoor surf/beach shower, and all of the mechanicals (A/C units and hot water heaters are hiddent under the house, but easily accessible). A fully insulated shipping container next to the home currently serves as a home gym and extra storage space, as well as a laundry room, but could easily be converted to additional living space for guests.
If you are looking for an amazing conveniently located private home in the jungle and the perfect income-earning property, this property is for you. Semi-retirement awaits! Contact us today to arrange for an in-person or remote viewing or request additional information about this incredible property.