Hacienda El Rodeo Estate Lots Ready-to-Build in the "Land of the Eternal Spring"
Option B: Size: 16,000 m2 (4 acres)
Bordering the Private Preservation Area of United Nations University for Peace
Live a dream lifestyle in the "Land of the Eternal Spring" as people call Ciudad Colon. These magnificent ready-to-build estate lots have all utilities available and offer a unique combination of topography, gentle climate, and a level of seclusion that perfect for those who are looking to live away from the crowds but still only 25 minutes drive from CIMA Hospital, Multiplaza Escazu, Walmart, and a numerous of amenities...
These estate lots are part of a subdivision named “La Cabriola” (which means “The Horse Leap”). The west side of the property limits with the Forest Reserve of the UNIVERSITY FOR PEACE, an educational institution from United Nations -UN-.
- Wonderful landscape and scenery
- Exquisite climate
- Pure fresh air
- Plenty of sun
- Exuberant flora and fauna
- Marvelous nature making you vibrate in harmony with the universal energy
- Area of great appreciation
- Properties bordered by a creek and large forest
- All utilities on site: paved street, water, electricity, Internet and telephone services
- Great opportunity of walking or horse-back riding
- Proximity to Route 27 and to all amenities of Santa Ana and Escazu
- Abundant water all the year round
- Healthy environment in the surroundings of the International University for Peace
- World famous Nobel Architecture Prize Renzo Piano, considered as the modern "Da Vinci" has chosen to donate the re-design and construction of the School at Hacienda El Rodeo in Costa Rica. Among his works are the Georges Pompidou Museum in Paris, France, the New York Times building, the Kansai Airport of Japan, the Academy of Sciences of San Francisco, California...
Additional Information about Hacienda El Rodeo in Ciudad Colón
Weather: The exquisite climate of the zone is seasonal, typical of the Pacific Region. The average temperature fluctuates between 64 - 82 °F (18 - 28 °C), with two well defined seasons during the year: " summer " (Spanish: “verano”) or dry season, since middle November until late April; " winter " (Spanish: “invierno”) or rainy season, since May until the end of October.
Interesting historical remembrance:
This land is part of an important and renowned large farm in San José, because of its ecology, cattle, tourist, and coffee business. Even today, the main “Dude Ranch or Main Farmhouse” has over a hundred years of existence. This outstanding place gave birth to the first mountain hotel –a pleasure resort– which existed in the Country, visited at that time by several presidents, actors, as well as other important people.
In the years of 1980, the former president Lic. Rodrigo Carazo mentioned, at United Nations, the possibility of creating the University for Peace in the land of “Hacienda El Rodeo”. For this purpose and to consolidate the Peace of the World, the owners of the farm –family Rojas-Bennett–, donated 7
50 acres (300+ hectares) in pro of Human Benefits.
United Nations -UN- selected Costa Rica for:
- It is the most democratic country in Latin America, with firm politic stability.
- It is a Nation with no army. It shows high justice regulations and a prodigious social security system.
- It has demonstrated very high literacy.
- Most of its citizens offer convenient skills, high ethic standards and they seem to be nice and good people.
- It shows a stable Economy in comparison with other countries.
- It offers a marvelous weather.
- It displays an abundant biodiversity of the environment: flora and fauna
Flora and fauna:
The land of “Hacienda el Rodeo” is of great ecological importance, as it is the last substantial portion of humid premountain forest in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. Available information points that in this zone, there are around two hundred tree-species distributed in 50 botanical families, and it is calculated that the flora of vascular plants, is about 500 species. As an important fact, among epiphytic-plants, the purple orchid symbolic national flower, “guarianthe skinneri orchid” (“Guaria Morada”), can be found in the region since this zone is part of its natural environment. A large assortment of trees provides interesting forest areas. Besides, this land is suitable for a wide sort of species that offers fruits like oranges, mandarins, lemons, grapefruits, star-apples, peaches, mangoes, rose-apples, guavas, bananas, plantains, papayas, mediars, watermelons, sour sops, avocados and many others.
The vegetation of the almost virgin forests serves as environment for a good number of animals. A great deal of the zoological diversity has made Costa Rica famous. There are, in the region, monkeys, squirrels, deers, cats, dogs, horses, bovine cattle, poultry, foxes, pizotes, raccoons, tepezquintles, armadillos, porcupines, hares, iguanas, sloths and other animals. With regard to birds, more than 300 species live on this natural reserve. Thus: clay-colored thrush –symbolic national bird–, toucans, quetzals, canaries, hummingbirds, parakeets, owls, woodpeckers, partridges, forest-hens and others could be seen on this area.