Amazing value! 15.6 acres, spacious house, stable, lumber plantation, panoramic views…
This is an impressive country estate with 15.6 acres of land, spacious house, horse stable, lumber plantation, fruit trees, cascading creek, and panoramic views of Cordillera de Talamanca, Cerro Chirripó and El General valley.
The property is located in the heart of southern Costa Rica in Perez Zeledón canton, on the rural, peaceful mountainside outskirts of San Isidro de El General, 25 minutes from city center. This area is renowned for its breathtaking scenery, biodiversity, environmental protection, proximity to national parks, clean air, abundance of fresh water, locally produced food, and strong economy based on agriculture, livestock, services and tourism. To Dominical and Pacific beaches is 45 minutes drive.
The property has very pleasant micro-climate all year round, situated at 3,000 ft. altitude, below cloud level and exposed to refreshing mountain breezes. There is always plenty of sunshine, while heat and humidity levels are much lower than in lowlands and coastal areas.
The 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom house is 3,100 sq. ft. on two levels, bright, airy, with cross ventilation, high ceilings, wrap-around porches, hardwood floors. It was quality custom built in 2011 of steel frame on concrete pillars, fiber-cement siding, tempered glass on all windows, industrial strength roofing, etc.
The downstairs contains country kitchen, living and dining area, bedroom with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom and half bath/laundry room. Upstairs there are two large bedrooms, another living/dining area, and one room to be finished optionally as home office or bathroom.
The stable is 2,300 sq. ft, also well-built, containing six stalls, storage and adjacent self-contained studio apartment.
The plantation consists of over 1,000 tropical lumber trees, harvestable in five to ten years, which will generate substantial revenue. There are also countless organic tropical fruit trees, coffee bushes, medicinal and ornamental plants throughout.
The property has a cascading creek and a small water spring within it, is rich in wildlife and bird species, surrounded by scenic trails for horseback riding, bird watching, hiking, mountain biking.
The nearest village Roble (bus, convenience store, school) is one mile away, by the river great for swimming, rafting, kayaking, fishing. The access to the property is by 4WD.
Utilities: electricity, water from communal watershed, Wi-Fi Internet, strong cell phone signal. Electricity bill is around $25/month (as there is no need for A/C), water is free, unlimited Internet is $21/month and property tax is $130/year.
The property is turn-key: all furniture, equipment and ‘92 Jeep Cherokee 4x4 are included in price.
If you are a buyer looking for a property in southern Costa Rica that will allow you to live a vibrant, healthy lifestyle, this beautiful place should be on your short list to view; for the size, location and features, it is the best value in the area.