• $ 795 000
  • Country House For Sale
  • Bedrooms 7
  • Bathrooms 7
  • 1/2 bathrooms 1
  • Lot size 8 000 sq m
  • Total square 640 sq m
  • Year of build 2003


Nuevos Horizontes Propiedades offers for sale a property with a luxurious mansion and two guest houses, all with tiled roof, in El Roble Santa Barbara de Heredia. The property is sold closed-doors, with all furniture included as if, ready to move in.

This magnificent property is located in the mountains of Santa Barbara, in a town called El Roble at about 5800 feet above sea level. It is located about 30 minutes from Heredia or Alajuela and the airport as well as major services such as supermarkets, banks, malls, private schools, and private country clubs with golf course. The property is located in Calle Amapola (Amapola Street), a long narrow winding dead-end paved road along which many high-end properties are located, both of locals and foreigners.

It is set majestically above the central Valley with views over the Central Valley and even of the Pacific Ocean on clear days. It is the perfect spot to enjoy fresh and pure mountain air, beautiful sunsets and serenity.

The property features 8000m2 (2 acres) of mountainous surroundings bordering a river. The main house is set on top of a slope, with part of the land sloping down to the river. This allows for magnificent views from most of the areas within the house.

The property has very elaborate landscaping with a variety of flowers, over a 100 fruit trees (orange, mandarin, lime, lemon, avocados, apple, peach, and nectarine) and lawn areas. Part of the land is kept wild tropical forest which has a small trout pond and a large tree-house with half bath. The property borders a river and waterfalls. Thanks to the year-round spring-like climate, areas are always green and plants flowering. The altitude provides freshness with temperatures ranging during the day from 27ºC (80F) to minimum at night of 12ºC (54F), as well as abundant access to pure water from nearby springs.

A high ivy-covered front wall separates the property from the street providing total privacy and security. The property has no immediate neighbors and the property is well-equipped with security features.

There are 3 houses: the main mansion, a guest house and the "Honeymoon-suite", all with WIFI, SKY Satellite, and telephone.

The 5BR/5.5BA main house (460m2/5000sq.ft.) is built according to International Residential Code (IRC) and is extremely strong and safe, and has the latest technology communication system. The mansion has a rustic style with lots of natural elements such as solid wood and natural stone from Mexico and hand-made clay roof tiles from Nicaragua.

The main House has 4 levels:
• The main level has the social areas with living room, TV room, kitchen, guest bathroom, balcony, two bedrooms each with private bath and balcony.
• The upper level holds the master bedroom with fireplace and full bathroom with Jacuzzi, and a balcony.
• The lower level contains a guest room with walk-in closet and luxurious bathroom with Jacuzzi and sauna, and additionally a laundry room, maid quarters and wine cellar.
• The sub-level has the atrium with the spa and heated swimming pool, shower, steam room, change room and restroom.

The Main level can be reached from the circular drive way through the kitchen terrace, or via a large pergola terrace to a large balcony into the main entry.

The kitchen is spacious with luxurious finishes and top quality major appliances, including a 5-burner/two oven gas range, a speed cooking oven, dishwasher, and a 3-door refrigerator. The Cabinetry is of solid wood with high-end imported Italian storage shelves. The black granite (from India) counter is spacious. There is enough space for a family breakfast/dining area within the kitchen. Off the kitchen is a pantry and there is a breakfast bar connecting the kitchen and social area. The current owner has created 3 areas in the social area: A media center, a formal dining area and a sitting area.

The entire social area has a high glass wall overlooking the surroundings.

The kitchen connects to the two bedrooms, each with a full spacious elegant bathroom. One of the bedrooms has a separate access from the driveway and has a beautiful private terrace with solid wood roof structure, surrounded by flowers and plants.

The upper level consists of a spacious master bedroom with a fireplace, a closet and private full bathroom with Jacuzzi. The master bedroom has a small balcony facing the south which offers a view over the central valley and downtown San Jose.

The lower level area is only accessible from the outside and consists of a guestroom with spacious bedroom, spacious closet, a beautiful large bathroom with a sauna and a Jacuzzi overlooking the surrounding area. Separately, the level holds the maids quarters, the laundry room and the wine cellar with capacity up to 1000 bottles.

The sub-level has an atrium with a spa with heated pool, steam room, restroom and change room. The pool has a saltwater system and is heated by a heat pump. Next to the pool is a deck for relaxing or which can be used as gym. As in most areas of the house, the south-west walls consists of large glass panels taking advantage of the sloping hills offering great views of the green surroundings.

The south-side of the house has a terrace with pergola and a fountain imported from Mexico. Adjacent to the terrace is a large deck with pergola facing the south and offering great views. This is a fantastic area for entertaining guests or having a family BBQ.

The whole house has luxury finishes and high quality materials imported from the US, Spain, Mexico, India and Italy. The social area has imported hardwood finishes.

The independent guest house has a small living room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette. It also has the big garage for 3 cars, storage room, and pump system and water tank. The guest house has also independent access to the property through a second gate.

The honeymoon suite is a romantic suite with a fireplace and a sitting area, king-size bed, has kitchenette, Jacuzzi, bathroom and walk-in closet. It also has a huge glass wall giving a panoramic view.
There is a spacious covered tree house nearby the pond where one can relax amidst the soothing sounds of the clear water streams and water falls.

Other details:
- Each bathroom has its own water heater with a timer.
- There are three suppliers of high pressure drinking water which comes from nearby springs.
- Security doors, iron gates, alarm system, CCTV with security cameras
- All doors and windows with screen
- The garden has over 300 meters (1000 feet) of paved walkways with over 100 garden LED lights

The property has potential as a Bed & Breakfast.


PRICE: $795,000
Property No: 00418
Nuevos Horizontes Propiedades - Agent: Manuel Calvo
Phone US/Canada: 011-506-8479-2384
Phone other countries: +506-8479-2384

Nuevos Horizontes Propiedades offers Real Estate advice in Costa Rica with the utmost professionalism. We help you buy, sell or rent your property (house, lot, warehouse, local).

English spoken; Se habla Español; We spreken Nederlands; On parle français


  • View: Mountain, Town
  • Listing status: Active
  • Available from: Jan 29, 2016
  • Listing #: 12187
  • Parking: 3 Cars


  • Electricity
  • Hot water
  • Telephone
  • TV Cable
  • Water

General facilities

  • Balcony

Indoor facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Bathroom with window
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Furnished
  • Hot tub / spa
  • TV

Outdoor facilities

  • Garden
  • Gated entry
  • Pool
  • Terrace

Keywords: mansion, for sale, house, heredia, santa barbara, real estate, costa rica


Address: Santa Bárbara de Heredia
Latitude / Longitude: 10.000000 / -84.116670

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