Costa Rica Real Estate for Sale
Costa Rica Home for sale on the Osa Peninsula
Architecturally the house can be described as a tree house, as a mountain home, and a beach house all in one. Located 750 feet above and a mile and a half back from the Pacific Ocean, the main house sits atop a jungle ridge and offers 360 degree views.
Nestled below a forest on the Osa Peninsula is in the southernmost Pacific region of Costa Rica, this home is very private. The Costa Rica property is a 15-acre private estate nestled inside a 3,000+ acre family farm raising small herds of cattle, native plantations of teak and various hardwoods. The area is world famous for its biodiversity and the natural world is incorporated in every room.
The estate consists of 4 buildings; the main house, the spa suite, the office/media room and staff quarters.
The luxurious Costa Rica home for sale is built entirely of fine local hardwoods including 32 8”x8”x8’ corteza columns, floors and ceilings of guapinol, and a 3,000 square foot deck of nispero chicle. There are 4 bedrooms, each with their own bath. There is a modern kitchen with all the amenities and an outdoor grill. All bedrooms access the natural world the house inhabits, with doors opening to decks and treetop canopies.
From the 3,200 sq foot deck you can hear waves breaking and spot breaching humpback whales in Latin America's first national marine park - Marina Ballena. On a clear night, one can see the twinkling lights of Drake Bay, 30 miles away across the ocean. During the day, Cano Island and the ridges of the Osa Peninsula are also easily visible. On the other side of house, views of mountains with densely forested canopies rise from the riverbed valley to 4000 feet. From these mountain tops, the Morete river flows by the property. A walk from the compound through primary and secondary forest leads you to a 50 foot waterfall on this river with natural ponds for swimming and picnicking.
The nearest beach is Playa Hermosa, which is a 5-minute drive. Domincal’s long surf breaks are 15 minutes and Playa Ballena is also about 15 minutes. From Dominical to Ojochal you will experience a multi-cultural community. Residential tourism has been popular here because of the beauty, security and ease of life. Thus, you will have access to a wide selection of restaurants ranging from sand floored surf spots to Haute French Cuisine no more than 20 minutes from the house. Uvita has two full service grocery stores, a pharmacy, a doctor and dentist office, an indoor sports facility and range of recreational activities.
There is also a first class bilingual school, Escuela Verde, only 10 minutes from the property.
This Costa Rica home for sale offers mountains, rainforest and Pacific Ocean beaches, all mixed with amazing wildlife in one of the most biologically intense places on earth.