Mini-Resort on Food Forest Farm with River and 3 waterfalls!.


Buenos Aires, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Listing ID: 40014898034

ULTRA UNIQUE:
- a place where you never need heating or air conditioning.
- where the air and water from pristine primary rainforests and fresh mountain breeze are as pure as anywhere on Earth.
- where there are sweeping views of two mountain ranges and the verdant valley between.
- where food is grown in harmony with nature.
- a retreat apart from the cares of the outside world, a safe haven to get away from it all.

Located in a spacial remote high-altitude rainforest, this organic farm juxtaposed against the largest protected rainforest in Central America: La Amistad International Park - a World Heritage Site extending from Costa Rica into Panama. The park embraces a large portion of the primary rainforest of the mightly Talamanca mountain range. This rainforest is mesmerizing in its pristine, untouched natural beauty. 

This 57-acre (23 hectare) property features a working organic permaculture farm, pasture and a natural rainforest area along the adjoining Platanillal River bordering the farm on its northern edge.

The river is just one of the very special features of the farm. With its surrounding pristine jungle and forest canopy, the stretch of river on the property boasts three waterfalls with four large swimming holes in an unparalleled and very private rainforest setting, as if you are in a differnt world altogether. The river is a great place to hang out and visit year-round. The untouched river area is left as a natural preserve.

This farm is one of the most environmentally friendly farms in Costa Rica. It produces eight commercial crops: tumeric, bananas, limes, rambutan, ginger, black pepper, gravila leaf, papaya leaf, and hisbiscus flower.
The working farm plantation area serves a thriving business for both local sales and export ( see the website: cultivo.bio).
This property has great versatility, useable land and features that make it a great place to continue this project or start a new one.
The many spectacular features of this property solidify its potential as a stellar real estate investment.

The primary living area is a mini-resort featuring the main house with adjoining in-ground swimming pool, and two guest cabins with stunning views of the main waterfall, the mightly Talamanca and Pacific costal mountain ranges, and the lush El General valley.

A carport and a workshop/two-car garage adjoin the main house.
The main house and cabins are located 1 km in from the main road, assuring your privacy.

In addition to the mini-resort, the property boasts a duplex with two 2-bedroom apartments, an adjoining processing center for the farm’s organic crops, a covered corral, two outbuildings for products and farm implements, and 12 solar drying structures.

 

Highlights

  • Spectacular sweeping views, two mountain ranges.
  • River with 3 waterfalls, and 4 large swimming holes, all very           private.
  • Private, secluded, safe, quiet: main house and cabins 1 kilometer from main road, no traffic noise, dark night skies.
  • 15 acres working farm, 31 acres pasture, 10 acres protected wild area adjoining river.
  • In-ground custom concrete swimming pool: 13 x 33 feet, excellent for lap swimming. Italian glass tiles, separate pool pump house.
  • Outdoor covered living area, bar with original tile artwork by nationally acclaimed Costa Rica artist Pancho Quesada.
  • Custom original woodwork throughout, fabricated on farm from tropical hardwood.
  • Wood ceilings in house and cabins.
  • Principal structures of reinforced concrete and concrete block.
  • No steps, everything handicap accessible including bathrooms. 
  • Movistar Internet, Claro satellite TV. - Mature landscaping.
  • Non-commercial fruit trees: orange, lemon, grapefruit, cherimoya  (custard apple), loquat, star fruit, mango, papaya, avocado, plantain, coffee, young cashew, water apple, sour mandarin, mandarin,
  • 100 Black pepper plants. - 180 mature Rambutan trees, 198 Persian Lime trees.
  • Electric fence around houses prevent cattle in the pasture from entering the garden areas. 
  • Property generates money through farming, and has hosted a successful bed and breakfast/writers retreat.
  • Solar hot water.
  • 45 minutes to the full service city of San Vito, complete with hospital, major grocery store chain, hardware stores, university, and it has a border crossing to Panama, rapid-response ambulance service.
  • Perfect temperatures all year round, never need either A/C or heating. 
  • Great for nature lovers, bird watchers
  • Pristine air, pure municipal water from source high in Talamanca mountain range.
  • Terracotta tiles, wood fired from Costa Rica, throughout main house, cabins, and patio.
  • Turnkey property: all furnishings included. 
  • Watchman lives within the surrounding farm along the entrance road to the property. He coordinates the maintenance and upkeep of the buildings and gardens.

Currency Converter
$ 1,300,000.00
Lot size:
230,671.00 Sq. Mt.
2,482,919.58 Sq Ft.
Construction size:
250.00 Sq. Mt.
2,690.98 Sq Ft.
Bedrooms
8
Bathrooms
7
Half bathrooms
1
Stories/Floors
1
Garage capacity
4
Year built
2012
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Features.

  • Furnished
  • New
  • View
  • Maid quarters
  • Swimming pool
  • Garage covered
  • Garage open
Double Garage, Detached , Double Carport at main house.
NO NEED
Mountain View, Panoramic, Pasture, River and Waterfall Views.
2 in main house, 2 in each side of duplex, 1 in each cabin
2 in main, 1 each in cabins, 1 in each duplex side, 1 in processing room.
STYLE: Commercial " Ranch "Main house, 2 cabins, duplex