Sotheby's International Realty - Orosi, C

Beautiful mountain retreat with year round temperature of 72° F. Surrounded by forest and nature, this amazing property is located in the Orosi Valley, with its rain forests, volcanoes, hills and valleys lined with rows of coffee plants and sugar cane, the Orosi region offers one of the richest sceneries to be found in Costa Rica. This region is also rich in history and has a number of monuments to the past, including a colonial capital founded in 1563 and archeological excavations that date back to 1000 B.C. Although this area was one of the first in the country to be settled, it has been one of the last to be developed for tourism. Completely private yet minutes away from a hospital, Walmart, and large American style shopping mall. You may have heard that water is the next oil. This 10+ hectares (26 acres) property has not one but four pure water springs (a perfect hedge against drought), a river that runs through the property (perfect for a hydroelectric project), with a waterfall that you can see from the master bedroom´s door step, a private lake and a Koi fish pond. The 2 bedroom (the guest bedroom with porch can sleep six), 2 baths colonial style house on site has been neatly kept by the owners since they built it to be their primary home. Beautifully furnished with Stickley furniture and equipped with Kohler plumbing fixtures and Restoration Hardware fixtures in bathrooms, 50” SAT HD TV with surround sound and Dish TV programing from the US, hand carved doors, beamed ceilings, Spanish tile and stained glass work on doors and internal windows; kitchen features granite counter tops, custom hardwood cabinetry, KitchenAid stainless steel appliances, dish washer, garbage disposal, trash compactor, and walk in pantry. The master bedroom has a large walk in closet with a storage attic and a large shower with heated towel rack. It also has a comfortable covered outdoor living area, with a wood burning fireplace, gas BBQ, sink, under counter refrigerator, ice maker, and half bath, right next to the river where you can enjoy the sounds of nature. This lovely house is full of little details that will make you feel right at home. Plenty of room for expansion. Owner will assist in design, planning and building of any project such as guesthouse, caretaker house, or whatever you desire.