All Natural, Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Costa Rica Enchantment
This amazing 5.5-acre listing consists of three parcels and is a study in natural beauty, environmental efficiency and sustainability. Nestled in the rainforest on a mountainside, this offering includes fully functioning, “American-style” housing and an additional four scenic, cleared areas, ripe for development. The amazing paradise setting is fully self-sustaining, with an off-grid hydro and solar hybrid system; Ojochal ASADA water, as well as propane for hot water.
The first property’s 2,045-square-foot, two-story, nature-lovers’ dream house rests on 2,322 square meters (.6 acres), with porcelain and ceramic tile floors, with much of the lighting, wiring and plumbing fixtures imported from the United States. Level two is the primary living space, with two bedrooms; one full bath, and a kitchen with custom-built cedar cabinets, a full-size refrigerator, microwave oven, dishwasher and gas stove. The living and dining areas have an open, airy feel, with 19’ ceilings and natural light from four, strategically placed skylights. The majority of the furniture is also included with the home. .A large, 28’ x 6.5’ balcony overlooks terraced gardens with a jungle view—the perfect setting for morning coffee or a relaxing evening nightcap.
Level one is currently a multi-use space with one bedroom, a full bathroom, laundry room with outdoor shower, as well as two large storage rooms. The storage rooms could easily be converted to additional bedroom and/or living room spaces, and the laundry room could easily be converted to a kitchen for a second family living space.
The second piece of property consisting of 12.789 sq. meters (3.2 acres) with two cleared lots ideal for anything from vegetable gardens to building sites. It’s studded with rainforest trees and features an enchanting 30’ waterfall that drops into a swimming area at its base.
The third parcel has an additional two cleared lots totaling 7045 sq. meteres (1.74 acres) with the uppermost lot featuring a breathtaking, 180-degree ocean view overlooking the village of Ojochal. Numerous mango, lemon, banana and mandarin orange trees take sustainable living to the next level. The lower lot currently houses a 10’ x 20’ storage building with a covered veranda and shower and includes ample space for additional building.
Inspiringly designed, impeccably maintained, and ideal for people who want to live more naturally and sustainably, without giving up the comforts of home, this unique property is a must see for anyone wanting to experience the true beauty of Costa Rica.
Adjoining this property there is 20 hectares or 50 acres of raw land for sale for $190,000. On this parcel it is possible to construct 10 ocean view building areas. Electric is at the bottom of the parcel or you can go totally off-grid with solar and hydro power. There are different options for water.
Marcia brings a wealth of real estate investment expertise to OTP having begun her career as a real estate investor in 2000. She joined the OTP team in 2011. Her investment experience, knowledge of the local market and keen strategic thinking are key to her success as an agent. Marcia is a Certified Costa Rica Real Estate Agent and a member of the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN). Marcia moved from Calgary, Canada to Ojochal in 2006 to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the country. Marcia's small dog, Karma, can often be found snoozing behind her desk in the office. She speaks English and Spanish.