Surrounded by the majestic mountains of Cerro Chirripo, this high elevation property boasts amazing views and is perfect for those who want a cool climate and to be in contact with nature.
The location is Monterrey de Rivas, a quaint mountain pueblo situated at 1,300 meters (about 4,300 feet) elevation, with unbelievable views of the towering Talamanca Mountain range.
The property has potable water from two sources, the Asada of Monterrey and a mountain spring located above the property.
There is a main house and a separate casita. The main house is finished upstairs in studio or master suite style, with the downstairs area 85% complete.
Once finished the main house will have 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The possibilities are endless to finish it in your own tastes! It only needs screens or windows, a downstairs kitchen (if you want), and some other small finishing details.
The casita is two-bedrooms and one full bath, with an ample living area, kitchen and deck with views.
The casita rents well both medium to long-term, as well as a short-term Airbnb rental.
In combination the property has a total of 5 bedrooms (3 in the main house, 2 in the casita) and 3 baths (2 in the main house and 1 in the casita).
Do you envision growing your own coffee? Growing, processing and roasting your own coffee is a rewarding experience and this property offers the opportunity for your own hobby coffee operation.
The owners have even created their own private-label coffee brand! All the equipment needed to get you started can be purchased separately.
There is a garage, tool room, and a covered walkway to house. In addition, there is a 2nd greenhouse with vegetables and ornamental propagation, and a chicken coop with outside run.
Trees on the property include: oranges, tangerine, mandarina, lemon, limes; bananas/plantains (7 varieties), yucca, passion fruit, guava, bamboo shoots, ginger roots (many species), curcumin, pineapple, loquat, papaya, mulberry, loganberries, thimbleberry.
The property is in a highly sought after location, The Rivas area is one of the most desirable areas to live in Perez Zeledón, with its nearby natural reserves, beautiful hikes, amazing rivers, organic groceries, fruit markets, incredible views, and a safe ex-pat community.