A unique property that has it all, plus rental income potential
15 acres of fenced rainforest located on the pristine Macal River and having 3 accommodation buildings.
The main house over-looks the river and is a 2-storey cement house with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. It has approximately 2,560 sq. ft. with an additional 640 sq. ft. of covered deck and balcony on the upper level.
The lower level has two bedrooms, a full bathroom, a living area which opens on to a large screened porch with a futon and table and chairs. There is also a utility room, workshop, carport and covered seating area.
The upper level has one bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a half bathroom and an open-plan kitchen and living area which opens to the large deck and a balcony which circles the house. The deck contains a large, expandable, exotic hardwood table and chairs and also comfortable recliners, etc. The balcony which circles the house, includes a private “owner’s patio” with recliners and a gas bar-b-que grill.
The kitchen is well equipped with cupboards and has an island-mounted stainless steel gas stove and oven. In the living area is a large screen tv.
The upper floor has local hardwood cathedral ceilings and the deck provides a comfortable setting to enjoy the wonderful view of the river and surrounding trees, with their incredible exotic birdlife. Toucans are daily visitors to the tree directly adjacent to the house.
The bedroom has a/c and there are ceiling fans in every room and several on the verandas and the ground floor screened porch. These along with the usual river valley breezes keep living naturally very comfortable.
The house has solar power which also serves the casita and caretaker’s house and there is a 12.5 kw diesel back-up generator housed in a separate, sound-proofed, concrete building
The entire property has 120v service in all buildings and piped, village water is available at each house. An on-site 650 gallon water tank ensures water availability at all times and the system is further augmented by a pump to maintain good water pressure.
The domestic area is approximately half an acre of land which has security fencing and lighting and is landscaped with mainly lawn. Just outside of the fenced area is a 2-car carport with motion detector lighting.
The house comes fully furnished with quality furniture and appliances. It is a turn-key sale and everything inside the house and casita is included.
The immediate area around the domestic site and towards the river is landscaped with tropical flowers and orchids and there are many fruit trees, including: lime, coconut, craboo, sapodilla, mango, rambutan, lychee, avocado, starfruit, coffee, banana, pineapple and blackberry.
The attractive casita is located within the rain forest a short distance from the main house. It has approximately 625 sq. ft. and has 2 bedrooms and one full bathroom. It could possibly sleep 6 persons. There is also a covered porch and a hard surface parking area with motion-detector lighting.
The casita comes fully furnished with quality furniture and appliances and is ideal for family and friends and can also be used as a rental for additional income.
This house has approximately 800 sq. ft. and has 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, a living room and kitchen, with full frontage covered porch and attached, covered carport. It is located at the estate entrance.
An all-weather road runs from the electric-gated entrance past the caretaker’s house and casita and continues through the rainforest to the main house.
The Macal River beach area is accessible from the main house via a concrete stairway.
The main house and bulk of the property are situated well above the flood plain, and totally safe from any rise in river levels during the rainy seasons or extreme weather.
The property is located on the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve road, just outside of the friendly village of Cristo Rey, and about 5 miles from the popular tourist town of San Ignacio.
Negotiable items include a 2009 Toyota Hilux truck in good condition and many tools and garden equipment including: a portable generator, lawn mower, ladders, table and chop saws, etc.
SPECIAL FEATURES –
Beautiful 3 bedroom house
Macal River frontage
15 acres of rainforest
Close to Cristo Rey Village and San Ignacio Town.
Fully furnished and ready to move in.
On tourist route to Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve and Caracol Maya ruins
Exotic trees and flowers
Many fruit trees