Coldwell Banker Global Luxury - San Rafael De Escazu
With exceptional floor plan and interior design, this luxury home features superb workmanship and materials throughout, including extensive use of limestone and marble. This grand estate is a masterpiece of modern architectural design that integrates the beauty of the mountains and city views from Escazu with an outstanding array of ample and luxurious living spaces, designed for outstanding living at its best, exceeding all expectations.
The main house consists of a total construction area of approximately 3,500 m2 (37,345 square feet) including all three floors, entertaining areas and high walls that surround the property.
You enter the property thought a wide entrance driveway with safe parking areas for up to 20 guests. The security gate includes a bathroom and sitting room, monitored camera surveillance system is at the entrance, along with a two car garage plus another three car garage in the lower level of the house. The grounds surrounding the residence have been meticulously landscaped by professionals and feature numerous rock-filled gabions, or high stone retaining walls.
Special features include:
• Emergency diesel electrical power plant.
• Propane gas supply for all water heaters, BBQ area, and pool heating.
• Full treatment plant for septic tank system.
• Sprinkler system for gardens with own water supply.
• Central AC throughout the house with separate room controls.
• Kitchen air extraction system.
• Intelligent electrical cable system which allows for constant upgrades as and when required.
• Parking inside the compound for 20 cars plus garage space for 5 vehicles.
• Fountains in entry area.
• House has its own well for secure water supply with full filtration system.
• 3 phase electrical power.
• The house features an elevator that connects all floors, fully central air conditioning available on all floors.
Distribution of main house
At the main floor the main entrance has an ample and elegant lobby that leads to the large open social areas connected to the covered terrace living area with glass sliding doors to connect all the areas. A large and elegant guest bathroom includes an internal garden. The main living room connects to the formal dining room with interior patio and the large terrace with two living rooms and an outdoors dining room, offering ample entertainment space, including a fully equipped kitchen BBQ area. The covered terrace and social areas offer open panoramic views to the city and the mountains of Escazu. The main floor also includes a large family room with home theater, a wine cellar, and a fully equipped oversized kitchen with family dining area and two pantries.
Aside from the elevator, a marble staircase leads up to the top floor that contains the family bedrooms’ area. The gigantic master bedroom includes a private terrace to admire the sunsets and city views, additionally it offers the most impressive master bathroom with rounded Jacuzzi, bide, double vanities and shower, and independent walk in closets for him and for her. The master suite also enjoys the benefits of a sitting room with two ample offices for him and for her, each one with an ample closet and a terrace for private use. All blinds work on electric system and windows include black out curtains.
A lobby entrance with a linen closet gives access to the bedrooms for the kids. This area also includes a large family room, three bedrooms with two bathrooms, and each bedroom with its own walk in closet. Two of the bedrooms open to a balcony connected by a bridge to the gardens and trees located in the upper part of the property. The gardens include nice sitting areas to admire the views.
The lower level includes a large living room for the employees, two maids´s bedrooms with one bathroom. A large laundry room with drying area, three covered garages with access to another lobby area that gives access to the elevator. Also as part of this level you will find the control room that contains duly organized electrical panels and the computerized brain that runs the house.
The property has an electrical power plant with automatic transfer in case the electricity goes out.
In this level you will also find a music room that can serve as another bedroom or sitting room, a game room or guest bedroom with direct access to the pool area.
The pool measures 12 x 10 meters and is heated by gas. This area has a large dressing room with its own bathroom. A large cascade falls from the pool area downwards to the tropical gardens.
The basement level includes a fully equipped gym with massage room that is surrounded by large windows to admire the gardens. Outside the gym area there is a water mirror with fountain. The basement also includes another sitting room, a large storage room, the machine room for the pool area, the water pumps the elevator gets directly to this level as well and the water heaters, the elevator gets directly to this level as well. The elevator gets directly to this level as well. The property also has two water reservoirs and a registered well.
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