San Martin, Sur Dominical, Costa Rica
The home site is perched on a panoramic point at 1050 ft elevation. The property on which the house sits consists of 14 acres of jungle of which approximately 80% is virgin rainforest. The large home site offers one of the most outstanding and exceptional 180 degree plus ocean views in all of Costa Rica. Views of the southern Pacific coastline, the Osa peninsula and Cano Island are incredible and reminiscent 25 years ago. The primary forest views are mesmerizing. Sunsets throughout most of the year are world class and the colors explode into the entire horizon. The site offers exceptional privacy throughout. A virtual library of birds, monkeys and other wildlife will visit you frequently. Watch whales playing in the ocean below throughout the year. During the daytime, ocean breezes keep you comfortable and at night the mountain air from behind lets you sleep in comfort without air conditioning. The main house is an exposed lower level, 2-story structure of 6000 sq. ft. It is constructed of cement block with heavy-duty reinforcement rods and extra wide and deep footings. The highest quality cabinetry and woodwork abound. The main level of 4000 sq. ft. has all spacious rooms including living room, dining room, kitchen, pantry, laundry, master bedroom with private Jacuzzi bath and walk in closet, 2nd bedroom/office and a 2nd bathroom. A huge raised fireplace in the living room is just to take the occasional rainy day blues away. A wide exterior staircase that leads to the pool and a guest suite accesses the lower level and offers three additional guest bedrooms. One is a suite with private bath and the other two bedrooms share a bath. The focal point in the lower level is the incredible wood bar and back bar. Adjoining the bar is an open lounging area which is nicely furnished. The 90 sq. mt. professionally designed swimming pool offers a true infinity edge ocean view design. The large stone terrace surrounding the pool offers a spacious entertaining area. There is a covered rancho poolside. A private orchid garden deck is located alongside the lower level offering a relaxing lounging area. The guesthouse is currently used by our house managers and consists of 1000 sq. ft of living area. The home offers 2 bedrooms, one bathroom and living, dining and kitchen area complete with an ocean view terrace. Full concrete block construction is used throughout. The bamboo and wood beam cathedral ceiling offers an open tropical feel.