Costa Rica Country Estate

  • $ 360 000
  • House For Sale
  • Upfront payment $200 000
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 3
  • 1/2 bathrooms 1
  • Lot size 48 000 sq m
  • Total square 300 sq m
  • Year of build 2011


All you need is your toothbrush and clothes to move into this beautiful home on 12 acres.

Working coffee farm
2 homes fully furnished with everything you expect in a North American home.
Both homes are very comfortable. No heating or air conditioning is necessary.
Solar heated water system with main house: 800 litre tank (huge capacity).
Municipal water and elevated emergency water tank (1100 litre) servicing both homes.
Emergency water supply lasts at least a full week with both homes occupied.
Water tower is enclosed and provides valuable storage space.
Undeveloped well on property can be exploited for independant water supply if desired.
Three storage buildings, two of which are easily convertible to workshops.
Beautiful remote controlled gate at entrance to property, 100m from the house sites.
Buried cables from property entrance to house sites.
Assorted tools: mechanics tools, garden tools, construction tools, etc.
Two vehicles: 1999 Chevy Tracker 4X4 and 2003 Ford Pick-up 4X4.

Main Home:
Solar water heating system cuts electricity cost in half.
Two large bedrooms (suites), each with spacious walk-in closet and spacious beautiful bathroom.
Suites are on opposite ends of the house, second bedroom currently being used as an office.
Lovely kitchen with custom cabinets and granite counter tops; very functional and tasteful.
High quality appliances: two fridges, gas oven/range, microwave, dishwasher, water filtration system, washer/dryer.
Main living space combines dining and living areas with 15ft. vaulted native wood ceiling.
Ceilings are 10ft throughout the rest of the house.
Ceramic tile throughout, cement block construction, plastic tile roof for peace and quiet during downpours.
Beautiful solid wood doors, quality aluminum windows, attic for storage.
Front entrance to house is through veranda which runs the length of the house.
Veranda has views to surrounding green hills, is enclosed with security glass, and leads to living/dining area.
House is fully secured with alarm system, camera monitoring system, elegant bars on windows and security glass in veranda.
Wood burning stove for the occaisional chilly night, with plenty of firewood on the property.
Internet access and web phone from ICE (very reliable and cheap at $30/month), plus wireless router.
Very spacious two car garage with 1/2 bath, and covered porch at entrance to house.

Second Home:
The second home, fully furnished and secure, is right across the internal road from the main house.
This casita was the original farm house that has been recently remodeled.
Casita has all major appliances, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom with hot water shower, kitchen, and living/dining area for total of 700 square ft.
There is hot water, internet access, plenty of secure covered parking, ceramic tile throughout.
Enclosed garage area and a covered car-port, storage space is ample and more is available in bodegas.
The house is surrounded by flower gardens which teem with butterflies throughout the summer.

The Property:
This is an exceptional rural property at 3200ft elevation, for cool nights:
Very pretty, totally useable, mostly gently rolling terrain, with a mix of coffee, sugar cane, lovely treed areas, pasture, and homesites with various beautiful flower gardens; all close to a quiet paved municipal road.
Beautiful views of surrounding hills from most areas on the property.
Entrance to property 100m from paved road. Excellent 100m concrete internal road leading to homesites.
Good roads and trails throughout property.
Fully fenced, with Bougainvillea covered chain-link at entrance and canya india elsewhere.
Well built rubust drainage system to handle the runoff from heavy tropical rains.
About 1 acre of producing coffee, tended by our good neighbour
About 1 acre of sugarcane
About 1 acre of platanos
About 3 acres of improved pasture
Avocados and many banana trees of four delicious varieties scattered throughout the property, plus cashew trees, platanos, and various herbs.
Beautiful treed areas, one of which is like a park with many lovely big trees.
Gorgeous Hibiscus and Bougainvillea hedges along with extensive rock walls.
Beautifully landscaped yard with many plant/flower varieties.
A very good neighbor, completely trustworthy, will work on the property according to your needs.
The neighbor currently has a few cows on our pasture, which arrangement can be continued or terminated as required.

2 homes fully furnished with municipal water and emergency water tank.
Solar heated water system on main house, with 1100 litre tank.
Three storage buildings, remote control gate, and buried electricity cables.
Two vehicles: 1999 Chevy Tracker 4X4 and 2003 Ford Pick-up 4X4.


  • Listing status: Active
  • Available from: Jan 21, 2013
  • Listing #: 4622
  • Floor: 1 / 1
  • Lot size: 12 acres
  • Parking: 4 Cars
  • Parking type: Garage attached
  • Fireplace: Wood


  • Broadband Internet
  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Hot water
  • Sewer
  • Telephone
  • Trash
  • Water

General facilities

  • Attic
  • On the ground floor
  • Security system
  • Solar collector

Indoor facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Bathroom with window
  • Ceiling fans
  • Dishwasher
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Freezer
  • Furnished
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

  • Barbecue area
  • Courtyard
  • Garden
  • Gated entry
  • Terrace

Energy efficiency

More efficient
A ( 92 - 100 )
B ( 81 - 91 )
C ( 69 - 80 )
D ( 55 - 68 )
E ( 39 - 54 )
F ( 21 - 38 )
G ( 1 - 20 )
Less efficient

Keywords: costa rica, san ramon, estate, property for sale


Address: 700m SW of Piedades Sur
Latitude / Longitude: 10.109200 / -84.537600


10km NW of San Ramon de Alajuela, 700m past Pieades Sur



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