Rural Riverfront Villa in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
- $ 280 000
- House For Sale
- Bedrooms 4
- Bathrooms 3
- Floor area 178 sq m
The villa includes a living area of 178m ² and is surrounded by greenery in the province of San Felipe, Puerto Plata.
Puerto Plata is the largest city on the north coast of the Dominican Republic and offers a variety of activities. The small streets are cluttered with many shops, bars, cafes and restaurants which are optimal for shopping and feast. A highlight is the long sandy beach on the coast. The so-called Malecon is known for many beach locations with various water sports such as kitesurfing and joyous celebrations on special dates like carnival.
The house is built on two floors and is situated at the hillside. The upper part is the main living area and has capacity for 4 people with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living and dining area with kitchen and an entrance area. The total living area is designed in a romantic country style with lots of love. The lower level is ideal as a small apartment available. It includes a living- and bedroom, another smaller room and a bathroom. The apartment is provided with a separate entrance at the side of the house. An inviting terrace offers plenty of space for beautiful evenings under the stars.
The property has very low costs through solar systems.
An adjacent horse farm offers a great view. In addition the possibility is given to use the farm for your horses. Through constant sea breezes there are no unpleasant odors for the property.
A special feature is the very aesthetically pleasing landscaped garden with pool, waterfall and direct access to a small river at the end of the plot. Relaxing is also given with a BBQ area and a small seating area in the garden.
- Listing status: Active
- Available from: Jun 28, 2013
- Listing #: 5217
- Parking: 1 Cars
- Parking type: Garage attached
- Broadband Internet
- District cooling
- Hot water
- TV Cable
- Mother-in-law apartment
- Air conditioning
- Bathroom with shower
- Bathroom with window
- Ceiling fans
- Fitted kitchen
- Washing machine
- Barbecue area
- Gated entry
Keywords: puerto plata, villa, dominican republic, pool, luxus, river, san felipe, living
Latitude / Longitude: 19.780800 / -70.687100
The city is famous for resorts such as Playa Dorada and Costa Dorada, located east of San Felipe de Puerto Plata. There are a total of 100,000 hotel beds in the city.
The only aerial tramway in the Caribbean is located in Puerto Plata. With it, one can ride up to Pico Isabel de Torres, a 793 meter high mountain within the city. The top of the mountain features a botanical garden and a replica of Christ the Redeemer, the famous statue in Rio de Janeiro.
The fortification Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served as a prison under Rafael Trujillo's dictatorship, lies close to the port of Puerta Plata. The amber museum is also a well-known attraction in this city. La Isabela, a settlement built by Christopher Columbus, is located near Puerto Plata.
In April 1563 the Spanish settlement became notorious when the English privateer Sir John Hawkins brought 400 people he had abducted from Sierra Leone and enslaved. Hawkins traded his victims with the Spanish for pearls, hides and sugars, some gold. This was the start of British involvement in the trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, in which 20 million people were forced into slavery.
Puerto Plata is served by Gregorio Luperón International Airport, which lies about 15 km east of the city near the town La Unión.