3 Bed, 2 Bath Rainforest Retreat with pool on 1.77 acres in gated community

Playa Bandera, Puntarenas
$325,000 Property ID: 16383

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Location: Playa Bandera, Costa Rica
This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, jungle retreat is only slightly off the beaten path so you can enjoy the peaceful sounds of the forest and abundant wildlife within 5 minutes of turning off the main coastal highway along Costa Rica's Central Pacific Coast, with every amenity and convenience nearby. You will delight to the antics of tropical birds, monkeys, sloths, iguanas and more frolicking or flitting across your private hideaway.

The home features two separate living areas, making it convenient should you desire a separate space for family and guests or if you would like vacation rental income. Storage, laundry room and parking are on the forest floor level with the main living area on the floor above, with a beautiful modern style kitchen with gas range and counter top rotisserie oven, and a separate pantry, comfy living room, dining room, master bedroom and bath with two access doors and an indoor, outdoor shower giving you the feel of a rainforest shower! This level also features a full home length balcony overlooking your private salt water pool and outdoor rancho BBQ entertainment kitchen with gas griddle, refrigerator, sink and dining bar, all accented with bold custom dia de los muertos talavera tile from Mexico. The pool has a beautiful arched cover to provide shade and keep the forest leaves out of your dipping and swimming area. You also have a beautiful bocci ball court to enjoy a fun game with friends and family.

The next level is accessed by a covered staircase that proceeds from the front door of the main level, leading up to a separate two bedroom, one bath suite, complete with its own kitchenette and TV living area, making it convenient to offer as a vacation rental should you desire. This floor can also be opened to the floor below via sliding windows or closed off with both the windows and blinds or curtains to provide privacy to guests or family members above. Built with galvanized steel beams and panels, the home is easy to maintain with no worries about mold or termites in the tropical environment.

The entire property sits on almost 1.77 acres and the topography is mostly flat. The community boasts high speed fiber optic cable, making this home a great place to earn money while doing remote work while also living in nature, the best of both worlds! Even better, the HOA fee is just $125 monthly and that includes water, trash pickup, community area, street lights and road maintenance. The community also features high speed fiber optic internet so you can live in the jungle while watching all your favorite shows and movies and connecting to all your friends back home. There are only 20 lots within the whole community, which also features a 50 acre nature reserve with hiking paths and trails that you can hike and also ride horses through.

The property comes fully furnished and turn key with everything you need to start living Pura Vida, the pure life in harmony with nature and your neighbors. Located in a secure gated community with just 20 home sites, you have ultimate privacy and tranquility with a great community of like minded nature lovers nearby.

Breathe in the essence of the rain forest as you relax in tropical tranquility in this beautiful, peaceful jungle retreat, located just a few miles off the coastal highway above Playa Bandera and Parrita on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.

The home is designed for living in harmony with nature and you feel it, from the first moment you enter this private shangri-La surrounded by rich tropical foliage and the sounds of nature and a bubbling stream nearby. This community was founded on the principles of sustainability, community involvement, diversity, and open-mindedness. All the structures within this community of 21 lots are designed with a light touch on the land, preserving as much of the natural landscape and biodiversity as possible. There are currently 15 homes built within the 21 lot community, and two more under construction.. The Homeowner Association that oversees the welfare of the community and its governing bylaws are registered with the Costa Rican government. Renting out your home as a vacation villa is no problem at all, so you can earn some income when you are not using it. There is a centralized clean, pure, and reliable water source that taps off of the regional ASADA. You can drink straight from the tap!

The road leading to the development was just recently paved, taking you smoothly from the coastal highway to the entrance of the community. The community is just far enough of the beaten path to give you the privacy and peacefulness you seek, but with shopping, banking, restaurants, gasoline stations, medical clinics, and more just 15 minutes away in the nearby town of Parrita. The bustling beach town of Jaco is only 45 minutes to your north and Costa Rica\'s number one national park, Manuel Antonio, along with Quepos Marina are only a half-hour to the south. Even better, one of Costa Rica's fun secret waterfalls for locals and ex-pats is only 5 minutes away.

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MLSID
16383
Price
$325,000
Status
Active/Published
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Beds
3
Baths
2
LOT Area (SQ M)
7146
Floor Area (SQ M)
176
Year Built
2015
Acres
1.77
Additional Features
Parking Spaces : 7
View : Jungle

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