The property is located on the aptly named Calle Jardin, a quiet street parallel to the main street of Ojochal – so while still adjacent to the services and amenities of the town, the traffic is limited and restricted to local residents only. Several rental businesses already flourish on this street and this property has in itself a great potential for turning into a very profitable rental business.
The house is built in a Spanish Hacienda style and is surrounded, on all four sides, by a wide veranda- this home is aptly designed for outside living. The verandah overlooks every corner of this completely private, quiet and park-like property surrounded by a lush jungle.
The interior the house is very spacious. An open-concept kitchen with a huge living room and high ceilings gives the impression of a continuous open space which connects directly to the outside patio. The large front entrance of the house and the massive patio doors at the back, sitting right across from each other, allow fresh airflow and the sea/mountain breezes to swiftly flow through the center of the living room, bringing a welcome cooling effect and keeping the interior airflow fresh and constantly circulated.
The house has 2 bedrooms, each bedroom with its own bathroom. Both bedrooms have direct access to the patio. The ceiling is made of quality timber - it gives a sense of originality and is well integrated into the character of the structure. These timber sections compliment the timber doors, shelves, and bedroom and bathroom cabinets which, likewise, help to create a warm and natural ambiance.
One of the biggest attractions of this house is the huge (70m2) swimming pool which is accessed from the patio via a wide staircase.
The land is 100% flat and usable - in fact there is enough room to build FOUR or more additional cabins should the new owner wish to turn this property into a profitable rental business. Or how about a yoga or wildlife observation deck, a jacuzzi, a gym area, dedicated barbecue area, an art studio, a home office, gazebo, or something else? There is enough room to mix-and-match and create the perfect living space or a thriving rental business – you are only limited by your imagination!
The opposite end of the property holds a one-bedroom guest house, completely self-contained with its own kitchen, large terrace and total privacy. This guest house can be rented straight away if the new owners is business minded and wishes to take time considering what to do with all the additional land!
But the biggest attraction and advantage of this property is that the second largest river in Ojochal, the Rio Balso, flows within its borders. Its incessant hum can be heard within the boundaries of the plot. Besides providing the natural ambiance the river attracts the animals and birds Costa Rica is famous for – toucans, monkeys, macaws, blue morpho butterflies and many other creatures for the owners and guests to enjoy! Or how about cooling off in the natural river hole? The majestic centuries-old trees lining the river provide shade and a true middle-of-jungle vibe which will be a unique selling point for owners or guests who are looking for a mix of nature and vibrant local community action.
The plot also has a large storage/workshop shed to which a very well-designed vegetable garden is attached – fresh organic produce for you or your guests. Numerous producing tropical fruit trees grow in the area of the plot, providing on-demand sweet tropical offering – perfect for your healthy early morning snack or fruit shake.
As you can see from the description above, the property meets all perfect criteria for those looking for a home within the village limits - good size, a generous business opportunity, year-running river, a private river swim hole, 100% usable land, spacious and functional solidly constructed house, jungle, privacy, easy (no 4x4WD) access, guest house, garden, producing fruit trees and a large swimming pool.