Penthouse with Extraordinary Views and Great Location
Gaia at La Palma, an exclusive location in La Fortuna, San Carlos within a 5 minute drive from many great restaurants with live music and exquisite food. A quick 20 minute flight from San Jose or Liberia, which allows you to be close to Guanacaste beaches. Very close to the world famous Arenal Volcano, where it’s healing thermal hot springs are found through-out the area. The Springs Resort and Spa as well as Nayara Springs and Tabacon Resort and Hot Springs are its neighbors.
It is quiet, very safe and peaceful, and close to everything you need.
The particular weather of sunny days with light showers and warm tropical breezes at night makes this just a magical area, green all year round. Toucans, sloths, monkeys, parrots and so many other types of tropical birds live here, and the magnificent plants on the property of banana, cacao, coffee as well as a large raised bed organic veggie garden contribute to a second to none spectacle of nature.
This property is a compound. Entering you will find the secondary home, which consists of a second home (or a large office - actual use for it since the owner runs a business there) set on pedestals adding a tropical style log cabin feel to it. There are 4 rooms/offices, high ceilings with exposed logs. All custom wood windows, two spiral staircases, one in front and the other in the back, for easy access to the upstair large space. Beautiful wood thought out this space and large windows looking out into the gardens. The office space has so much opportunity for growth into another home or an income property (we can also negotiate the purchase of the business, price upon request).
Also, 2 open air large ranch houses and an outdoor kitchen. A separate building of bath-rooms and changing areas. A large laundry room and 2 other storage spaces.
There is a small creek that runs the length of the land giving it a magical feel and a gentle re-laxing serene sound of the flow of the river that can always be heard. The water here is drink-able, no need for a filter.
The main house is separated by a beautiful wall with gorgeous vines and plants that make it a very private space. It is seated on an area of 1.700 squared meters. Beautifully landscaped front and back yards. The home has an exclusive separate gated entrance.
The house is a hacienda tropical style home with a spectacular Spanish tiled roof. Walking inside you will notice the unique architecture with the wild cane and exposed log beautiful high vaulted ceilings and how the sunlight fills the house from all of the large windows everywhere. The open concept keep all the spaces cool with wonderful air circulation. Two bed-rooms, 2 full bathrooms, a loft with spiral staircase, a separate laundry room and a front terrace. A separate TV lounge space located off the living room/kitchen area with custom wood huge windows looking out to the backyard perfect for watching sports or relaxing as you can always hear the sound of the flowing serene creek, a spacious custom kitchen with granite counters, customs wood cabinets, a free standing island and full walk in pantry. The kitchen and living room are spacious and perfect for entertaining and cooking. Archways define the different areas throughout the house.
The master suite includes a large walk in custom closet, a very ample full bath with beautiful tile and custom wood. Also a private sitting area/library. The secondary bedroom is a large bright sunny room with a full private bath in beautiful tile and custom wood throughout. Air conditioning in both bedrooms.
This is without a doubt a spectacular tranquil space with winding trails full of rainforest plants, tree ferns and palm trees in an extremely safe zone and the neighborhood is very well cared for and is seen as the “Jewel of La Fortuna”.
Quite simply, Gaia is life!
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