Wrought iron gates leading to a driveway lined with majestic towering Royal Palms mark your arrival at Casa Los Jardines. This Spanish-style haven is an architectural gem, towering above its lush tropical gardens, offering captivating views of the ocean, sunset, mountains and valley below.
Conveniently located just 15 minutes from the beach and a short 30-minute drive to San Isidro, Costa Rica's second city, this sprawling 10-acre estate’s location ensures accessibility to all one’s needs without compromising the tranquility that this property provides.
Stepping through the custom-carved double entry doors of this meticulously crafted 2,400 sq.ft block-built, two-story three bedroom three bathroom home you are greeted by ceramic-tiled floors that span the entirety of the house. The staircase, adorned with wrought iron handrails, leads to soaring vaulted hardwood ceilings throughout the residence with cedar tablia and recessed lighting, creating an atmosphere of grandeur and space. Fully screened windows and sliding doors invite gentle cooling breezes and panoramic views into every room.
The master suite occupying the upper level with its en-suite bathroom features a tiled rain shower and double hand basins. This sanctuary boasts a covered balcony overlooking the property offering breathtaking ocean views and memorable tranquil sunsets
The open-plan recessed great room seamlessly integrates living and dining areas beneath a two-story vaulted hardwood ceiling. Sliding screened glass double doors lead to the arched covered patio areas which encircle the house, providing unobstructed ocean and valley views.
There are two guest bedrooms, one of which is currently utilized as an office with access to a half bath across the hallway. The principal guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom opens to the garden and covered patio through glass sliding doors. The kitchen, with views to the ocean, is a true chef's delight, equipped with stainless appliances, cedar cabinets, and ceramic stone countertops. An adjacent laundry room provides plumbing for two washers and dryers and offers convenient access to the elevated side patio and side door.
An outstanding and unique feature of this tranquil estate is its transformation into a private nature reserve and botanical gardens. There is also a spring and creek with two small waterfalls. Beyond being a home, Casa Los Jardines is a sanctuary for a plethora of wildlife. Imagine daily encounters with toucans, parrots, the iconic Blue Morphos, resident howler and capuchin monkeys, and the occasional visit from sloths, tyra, jacarundi, and more. It's a harmonious coexistence with nature, offering a unique and unparalleled living experience.
The property's charm extends beyond its borders, creating an atmosphere where you don’t need to visit a national park because you essentially have your own right here. The lush and mature botanical gardens and shaded nature trails are complemented by the diverse flora and fauna that make this property a haven for nature enthusiasts. Whether you're an avid bird-watcher or simply enjoy the soothing sounds of the jungle, Casa Los Jardines immerses you in Costa Rica's natural beauty.
Complimenting its natural wonders, the residence boasts a resort-style pool area featuring a 35'x 35' mosaic-tiled freeform negative edge swimming pool and a lighted rancho/covered yoga deck. It's a perfect spot to unwind while enjoying the breathtaking surroundings.
Sustainability is at the core of Casa Los Jardines, evident in features such as a whole house on-demand hot water system and a 360 ft2 bodega with workshop housing an internal 8,000-liter filtered reserve water tank. These elements not only enhance the property's eco-friendly footprint but also ensure self-sufficiency and resilience.
Accessed 2.5 km off the main highway on a municipality-maintained road that eliminates the need for a 4-wheel drive vehicle, Casa Los Jardines combines convenience with tranquility providing a seamless transition from the vibrant city life to this peaceful retreat. With high-speed fiber-optic internet, AyA water, ICE electric service, and a renewed septic system, the residence seamlessly blends luxury, functionality, and the natural beauty of its surroundings.
Casa Los Jardines is not just a home; it's a retreat, a sanctuary, and an embodiment of Costa Rican living at its finest. Whether you’re captivated by the ocean views, enchanted by the wildlife, or immersed in the vibrant botanical gardens, this estate haven in the heart of Costa Rica’s natural splendour offers a lifestyle that is both unique and extraordinary.
The seller may be willing to offer the option to purchase a smaller parcel of land of 13,250 m2 (3.3.acres), which includes the house, pool, gardens and nature trails for a negotiable lower price.