For Sale $849,000 - House
A Smart Home with a Heart in Sought-After Tres Rios Community
A tech junkie’s dream and the functions are a breeze! This high-tech home is small and sleek, with clean, modern lines and a whole lot of heart. Set the ambiance of your environment to reflect your mood with dimming lights, soft music, and gentle winds to suit your preference.
Designed by award-winning San Jose architect Juan Robles of bKL Architecture, this home features signature architectural design elements with solutions that are specially tailored to the home and location. The design makes use of eco-friendly construction throughout, as well as in the manufacture process of the building materials.
Bauhaus, European-style and very modern, clean lines were the theory behind the design, leaving space for living as the main focus. This simple yet advanced structure allows for nature to take centre stage. Key design elements reign in this home, like the solid-steel safety door in the centre of the great room, which was custom-made to look like wood and is a gorgeous centerpiece that instantly draws the eye to its magnificence. Recessed rug molds in the walkways, illuminated stairs, stainless-steel fixtures imported from Europe throughout – and so much more – show the meticulous consideration put into the construction and completion of this home.
A single story build with separate master and guest room wings offers the maximum confort and privacy for guests and hosts. Floor-to- ceiling windows envelop the entire home and retractable window panes guide the abundant breezes (both sea and mountain) into the home at your preferred strength. The central common space with kitchen and living room open onto the large terrace and give priority to the breath-takingly expansive view from Drake Bay to Tres Rios, which can also be luxuriously enjoyed from the infinity pool hanging over the valley and Pacific Coast.
The reflective roof design is great for hot climates and solar panels on the roof heat the hot-water catchment tanks that sustainably feed the entire home and property. The roof and the structure, just like the fixtures, are all made from stainless steel, meaning that they will not rust, and no wood was used in the construction of the home for the same reason of longevity in mind. The decadent master bath is completely lined with Deca porcelain and features a large, recessed spa bath (coated steel construction and imported from Europe) as well as a multi- function rainfall shower for the most opulent bathing experiences.
A giant, illuminated vanity and incredible walk-in closet are a woman’s fantasy. Display your beauty in style with this gorgeous and functional set-up making getting ready to go out an absolute, stress-free pleasure.
The kitchen and pool are finished with Ziruma tiles and the kitchen counters are a splendid black granite, providing good, modern form and function. Stainless steel appliances are all topof the line, with every luxury considered, including dishwasher, high power range hood and espresso machine.
There is literally no home like this on the market in Costa Rica. This luxury home is a turn-key dream come true! The owners of this home were early adopters of smart-technology and you could not retro-fit an existing home with these features for anywhere near this price. Smart systems are at the top of new homeowner’s wish lists – is it at the top of yours? Why not make your Costa Rica experience this much more simple and sensual. Free your time and immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy the incredible landscaping, tend to your plants in your very own greenhouse, and feel secure in your eco-footprint while enjoying the comforts of the modern world in clean, green Costa Rica.
Smart homes elements of Casa Mecana:
Vantage Smart System: Controls the central air, lighting, audio/visuals, and is ready to
incorporate any other smart-tech with plug and play ease Smart-settings are calibrated according to mood, season or occasion Wifi enabled digital shades can be switched at the push of a button to control the home’s intake of the ever-present breezes (there is no need for A/C but the home is fully wired for A/C)
The Vantage system is very stable (owners have needed no maintenance in the 5 years since installation) and the interface is easy to use with an app on your phone, tablet and computer
Key design features of Casa Mecana:
Separate bodega with workshop Large, indoor two car garage
Remote control gate is very thick and secure with two intercoms
Electric backup generator (20kWs) for full-home backup power for up to 3 days
Backup garden watering system with reserve tank for dry season garden irrigation
Ramp available for wheelchair access throughout the home and most of the property
15 minutes drive from the amazing beaches of this region