Wake to the sounds of the rain forest as you sip your morning beverage overlooking the beautiful Pacific coastline with a view from Playa Bandera all the way to the hilly shores of Manuel Antonio National Park. This tropical oasis pool home is designed to fill your senses with the beauty and bounty of nature with very little ecological impact, as it comes with solar power, a saltwater pool and a first level constructed from two shipping containers. On that first floor to one side is a beautiful air-conditioned fully furnished guest suite with a full bath featuring beautiful decorative stonework. And on the other side is a full chef\'s kitchen with custom-built cabinets, 5 burner gas stove and oven, pantry and indoor dining. In between, there is a large covered breezeway with work-out gym, living area, and dining area to enjoy the tropical breezes and stunning beauty of nature all around. Also downstairs in the back sits your $40,000 fully solar power hybrid system and a large laundry room with full-size washer and dryer.
Upstairs you\'ll enjoy a standard steel-framed house with every comfort and luxury, including super high-efficiency AC units, large contemporary furnished living room, master bedroom and master bath featuring a freestanding stone bathtub with separate shower and windows overlooking the verdant tropical scenery and lush gardens. The spacious upstairs also features floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors overlooking the magnificent Pacific coastline, which you can also enjoy from your huge beautiful covered teak deck as well, which also overlooks a huge infinity-edge pool and Jacuzzi spa where you can relax and indulge your senses day and night, skinny dipping if you wish as there are no nearby neighbors to see you.
The property also features garden trails so you can stroll throughout the three-plus acres, enjoying and tending to your existing bountiful gardens. You already have citrus trees, cinnamon trees, mamon chinos, bananas, noni fruits, jack fruit, guanabana, moringa, papayas, mangoes, sweet potatoes, avocados, cranberry hibiscus, chaya spinach, starfruit, pineapple, ginger, lime, turmeric, other spices and more. The property comes with municipal water and extra water catchment tanks for irrigation too.
Your entire 3.3-acre Shangri-la sits within St. Michael\'s Sustainable Community where owners are encouraged, but not required, to grow their own organic fruits and vegetables and indulge in sustainable living practices such as composting and recycling, among other things. The community also features sustainable practices and permaculture events and lectures, plus fun food events and a nationally recognized championship disc golf course just for fun. It also boasts a huge community rancho entertainment area with a catering and restaurant-style kitchen and community pool with gardens too. The H.O.A. fees are extremely low at just $100 monthly but participation is not mandatory, though those who participate can also enjoy a reduced cost the beach club on the beautiful shores of Playa Bandera.
Getting to the community is easy as you can either use the 2 and a half-hour ride via the new toll highway straight from SJO International Airport or take an even more scenic route through the hills and mountains of Puriscal to the coastline. The nearby towns of Parrita and Esterillos offer a number of fine restaurants, live music, art events, banking and shopping of every kind. As for adventure tours, you can enjoy rain forest and waterfall hikes, sailing, whale watching, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, zip-lining in the rain forest canopy, ATV tours, monkey and butterfly tours, deep-sea fishing, golfing and adventures of every kind, all within minutes of your Eco Oasis 3.3 acre escape.
Though located in a sustainable community -- you can enjoy utmost privacy as each property has plenty of space between one and the other to afford seclusion, while also being close enough to enjoy the camaraderie and friendship of like-minded neighbors. If you have been looking for a peaceful, sustainable and luxurious escape, this is the perfect home for you!