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La Casa Escondida

Location: In the quaint village of Las Delicias between the popular beach town of Montezuma (3km), the main town of Cóbano (7km) and the international surfers´ paradise of Santa Teresa/Malpaís (11km) on the southern tip  of the peninsula Nicoya.

Property:3,58 acres (14.949 m2)

House:  Very solidly built two-story house with many unique details (completed in 2010)

Size:  2034.5 square feet (189 m2) that extend over two stories

Distribution: 2 bedrooms with huge balconies (one bedroom with a/c and separate entrance, 3 spacious bathrooms (one with a natural stone outdoor shower), living room, open kitchen, pantry, laundry room, huge terrace, carport for one car and one motorcycle or quad.

Additonal comments: Due to the high ceilings (3-4m, living room 6m) the house keeps cool even on very hot days. Large windows with a gorgeous view of the lush tropical garden. The balconies on the first floor are perfectly located to enjoy the spectacular sunrise and sunset.

Building materials: Concrete, teak wood (floors and ceilings), natural stone and terracotta

Independent water supply:  Registered well (4l/sec)

Independent electricity supply:The house is equipped with a state-of-the-art solar system (only German and US products with 10 year guarantee). Existing contract with ICE (electricity provider) for feeding excess energy into the grid in exchange for for energy credit.

 

Description of the property:

Due to its unique location this hidden treasure (which is embedded in a larger finca)is a little “universe” unto itself that offers unmatched privacy and safety while still being close to the beach and  village. From the main gate a 300m right of way leads to the property that is surrounded by three creeks. High trees and the lush tropical vegetation along these creeks guarantee unspoilt views and total privacy. In addition the property is an unspoilt habitat for all kinds of wildlife including agoutis, kinkajous, armadillos, iguanas, and coatis. Howler monkeys and white-faced monkeys are daily guests.

The huge variety of fruit trees and plants attracts all kinds of tropical birds – more than 40 species have been counted so far – and butterflies. Among the fruit trees are mango, papaya, starfruit, banana, plantain, coconut, water apple, cashew, lemon, orange, avocado and jackfruit. The large garden contains both formal and naturalistic plantings and is equipped with a drip irrigation system.

The property includes an excellent registered well (1,5 hp well pump) that provides 4l of clear water per second  (average: 2l/sec) and guarantees an independent water supply even in the dry season.

The brand-new solar system provides 24/7 ecologically friendly electricity. Excess energy is fed into the grid in exchange for energy credit.

The property is located in the quaint village of Las Delicias, 5 minutes from the beach town of Montezuma. Because of its peaceful setting and unspoilt nature Las Delicias is popular among locals and foreign residents alike. It offers two well-stocked mom-and-pop grocery stores and a very good Italian restaurant. The town of Cóbano is 15 minutes away and contains a wide variety of services and amenities (five supermarkets, public and private schools, kindergarten, bank, 2 farmacies, butchers, cafés and restaurants, post office, internet cafés, hairdresser, vets, a clinic for basic health services, small shops and the municipality). The internationally popular surfers´ paradise of Santa Teresa/Malpaís with its spectacular sunsets and a active nightlife is 11km away. In the neighborhood there is a bus stop for the school bus of the international private school Futuro Verde.

This property is ideal for nature lovers seeking both privacy and a convenient location close to beaches and towns. The property and house are very well maintained and in excellent condition. Upon agreement the house can be sold fully furnished.

Price: 340.000 U$