This is a truly private estate-sized property that overlooks virgin forests and mountain and volcano range beyond. This luxuriously built home has a grand entrance leading into the great room that has high ceilings and features a living room, dining area, and kitchen that all face the backyard terrace and the spectacular forest views. The large covered terrace has ample shaded seating along with sunning areas, a large BBQ pavilion, and an envious infinity-edge lap pool. This fully furnished home measures 2,700 square feet inside and sits on an acre and a quarter lot (5,235 square meters) with lush and well-manicured front and back yards surrounded by tropical forest. This all-one-level home has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, an office and a half bathroom in the main part of the home, and a separately entranced apartment complete with a full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and private terrace. In addition, there is an oversized attached 2 car garage and 3 separate storage rooms, and a full-sized laundry room. Featuring ceramic tile inside and local stone flooring on the pool terrace, custom hardwood cabinetry, and doors with granite countertops. Ideal for a retirement retreat or second home that provides flexible rental options with the apartment. Inside the private gated community of Ladera del Mar in the Ranchitos Ridge section, you feel like you are in the middle of the forest yet are close driving distance to either Playas del Coco or Playa Hermosa where you will enjoy an outstanding selection of local restaurants, services, shopping and nightlife options. Only 25 minutes to the Guanacaste International Airport (LIR) and close to various full-service private hospitals and clinics. Join us in paradise today.