Lot size: 3 acres (12,000 m2)
Residence: 14,000 sq feet (1,400 m2)
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The most beautiful estate in a exclusive location of Escazu, just 15 minutes from San Jose, sophisticated shopping, Costa Rica's best golf courses, world class healthcare and the international airport.
This beautiful house is nestled against a verdant hillside. A spacious side terrace reaches to a large sandstone deck, and a brilliant blue Spanish mosaic-tiled elliptical pool. Here a double-storied open air spa houses hot and cold Jacuzzis, sauna, bathroom, changing room and seating area and two baths. There is a highly efficient gas heating system, as well as a back up solar system.
Each of the four individually designed bedrooms with private baths has a uniquely carved door depicting local fauna, while an oversized master bedroom views glorious rose colored sunsets, vistas of the Pacific Ocean, and distant mountains and volcanoes.
With 14,000 square feet (1,400 m2) under roof, this comfortable home was totally handcrafted and designed with a perfectionist's attention to detail.
The 3 acre estate is nestled against the gently sloping hillside of dramatic flowering trees, shrubs and flowers, with its own coffee trees for your morning coffee. Spectacular views of opposite mountains, incredible sunsets, distant volcanoes, the Pacific Ocean, and the twinkling lights of the Central Valley below.
The property has 14,000 square feet of space under roof. Wood throughout the house was handcrafted by the finest Costa Rican craftsmen. The house of salmon-colored stucco is set solidly on a foundation of steel reinforced concrete with PSI testing of 4,500 lbs; entire house is constructed with double seismic criteria. Roof is of hand done Spanish red tiles and almendro wood beams throughout. Floors are five inch steel reinforced concrete with 4,500 PSI test as base. Additional 2 inch concrete bed for mirror polished terrazzo tile floors, gracing verandas, hallways and living room, Floors in other areas of the house are Cristobal parquet or individual hand made floor tiles. Stunning brass hardware finishes all the doors. Most woodwork, doors, windows, frames, mouldings, are delicately carved to depict the tremendous variety of Costa Rica's flora and fauna.
There is a large guest cottage privately situated away from the main house. There are 2 double bedrooms, full bathroom, open plan living room and kitchen and large terrace.
In addition to the guest cottage there are staff quarters, laundry, 3 dog kennels, workshop and planting area. There is a 350' deep well and house for two sophisticated 5,000 gallon reservoir tanks. Underground irrigation system throughout grounds. Three car garage separates house and staff quarters.
The property is fully wired for Internet and boasts LAN points and wireless Internet connections in almost every room and by the pool. There are two separate broadband connections. There are 4 telephone lines and unlimited VOIP lines. The house has a 2.4m satellite dish which enables access to full US programming. There is also Cable Television and DirecTV for local programming. Further LAN points and VOIP lines available in the guest cottage.
- Entrance Hall
- Formal Livin Room
- Dining Room
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- Ample Master Bedroom with Cristobal wood parquet floors
- Master Bathroom with separate walk-in-closets and dressing rooms
- Second Bedroom with Private Bathroom
- Third Bedroom with Private Bathroom
- Family Room
- Office and Private Bathroom
- Heated Pool and Gazebo, hot and cold Jacuzzis, sauna, bathroom, changing room seating and workout area. Adjacent barbecue / wet bar gazebo.
- Guest cottage: 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom self contained.
- Adjacent 2 acre (8,000 m2) lot is available.