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UNDER CONTRACT – Unique Retreat in San Mateo Eco-Permaculture Community For Sale

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  • MLS ID: 88414
  • Price: $368,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Year Built: 2015
  • Acre-Lot size: 0.5 Acre
  • Meters Squared Hectares: 2088.47
  • Floor Size: 250 (m2)
  • Construction Area: 2690 (sq.ft.)
  • Parking: 2
  • Location: Atenas and Alajuela
  • City: San Mateo
  • Property Type: Residential Homes
  • Specific Property Type: Gated communities

Property Description

Main house with 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms, plus a detached large guest house. Total sleeps for 10 people.

Unique Retreat in San Mateo Eco-Permaculture Community for sale. Wake up to the sun peaking over the mountains and the sound of the rushing river and tropical birds. Immersed in the central valley jungle, nested in a popular Ecological-Permaculture Community, you will find this unique Home on 0.5 acre (2088 m2) private land.

Retreat to this spacious fully furnished Eco-home in the midst of Nature but yet full of modern amenities. This one of a kind 2 story home is designed in the shape of a butterfly, constructed with organic materials, beautiful tropical wood, and natural stone finishings. The home in this San Mateo Eco-Permaculture Community is 95% solar powered.

On the first floor a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room with comfortable sofas, and a large covered deck with cooling jacuzzi overlooking the incredible surroundings. Enjoy the picture-perfect views from many angles in and outside the house. Natural stone steps lead upstairs to the bedrooms, bathrooms, a meditation area and a large upper balcony that outlooks the marvelous mountain range.

The main house has 2 bedrooms with queen beds, 1 bedroom with a sofa sleeper, a meditation/office room, and an attic with a single bed.  There is a detached self-contained 1Bed 1Bath guesthouse complete with kitchen and private covered patio, that is perfect for visiting family members or overnight staying guests.  A separate laundry room with washer and dryer serves both main and guest house. In total this large retreat can sleep 10 people comfortably.

Pathways lead you around through the private garden where there is an abundance of tropical fruits. Pick your own Mango’s and Papaya’s and make wonderful fresh smoothies.  Large native trees carry jackfruit, cashew, guanabana (soursop), breadfruit, and in other areas you will find fine herbs like turmeric, mint, local coriander, and aloe vera.

This unique Eco-Retreat is part of a well-developed eco-community that is made up of 44 homes with all the amenities (including fiber optic Wi-Fi!) focused on sustainability + permaculture while immersed in nature. The water in the community is all potable. There is a community’s bio-digestor that returns the greywater back to the local river clean. There is a communal permaculture garden from which all residents can receive a weekly harvest basket, and the whole neighborhood land has been re-cultivated with both fruiting and ornamental plant life.

A pollution free environment that is bordered by a crystal-clear river that is full of swimming holes and has water fit to be bottled as spring water. The development amenities include several hiking trails, a communal rancho, an infinity saltwater pool, a yoga pavilion, a multiball sport court, and an international certified first-rate school, whose objectives are to teach children about sustainable development, environmental conservation, and organic agriculture.

The animal corridor is a beacon for bird watchers and you’ll often be visited by hummingbirds, toucans, and many varieties of tropical birds from yellow chests to turquoise tails; butterflies, dragonflies, and other winged wonders. Howler monkeys heard in the distance and spider monkeys swinging around the river, along with the sounds of frogs, crickets, and nighttime critters singing in the evening, experience nature from close by.

People are coming from all over the world, from over more than 28 countries, to live in harmony with nature and fellow human beings. The Development offers a unique alternative combining community life, sustainability, education, and a healthy lifestyle.

Live in the midst of nature while simultaneously having access to city facilities such as hospitals (Cima, Biblica Catolica), shopping areas (Multiplaza, Avenida Escazu, Momentum) and the international airport–all within a 45-minute drive. Atenas is about 20 minutes away, Orotina 10 minutes, and Pacific beaches about 25 minutes.

A unique opportunity – there is no other sustainable community like this. Contact me now to make an appointment and discover another way of living around the world in search of a better life with a lighter ecological footprint.

Contact me now to see this Unique Retreat in San Mateo Eco-Permaculture Community for sale.