Perched on a private ridge-line in the upscale Escaleras area, this breathtaking Dominical estate is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury homes on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coastline. Simply put, this home is laid out like a high end luxury resort and features one of the best outdoor living spaces in the region. In regard to entertaining, it doesn’t get much better than this.
The 9,100 square foot contemporary home has 5 air-conditioned bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths. The owner has spared no expense in tastefully furnishing and outfitting the home with all the modern amenities you could ask for in an exquisite showcase home. Through steel and glass doors, the entry feels palatial with classic stone floors and 40-foot tall vaulted hardwood ceilings. The foyer flows into a massive great room with an open floor plan that includes the living, dining, and kitchen areas.
With an integrated indoor & outdoor design, the great room completely opens up to gorgeous outdoor spaces highlighted by three infinity edge pools lined with Indonesian stone & Onyx. Entertaining around these idyllic pools is enjoyable with a swim up bar, an outdoor shower, an outdoor kitchen, with a top-of-the-line Lynx grill and a large paella stove for feeding as many guests as you please. The ambience here is magical with infinite ocean views and a vibrant rainforest setting that is pure Costa Rica. Sitting at an elevation of 900 feet above sea level, the outdoor climate is comfortably cooled year round by breezes blowing off of the Pacific.
The gourmet professional kitchen features large granite slab countertops, and is fully equipped with high end appliances including a double wall oven and Viking industrial-sized double fridge/freezer. The indoor social areas including a dinging table that can comfortably seat 10, large sofas around the television area, a wet bar with wine storage and a billiards table. Engineered to perfection, the home has a state of the art intelligent lighting system, high speed wireless internet throughout, a top of the line security monitoring/camera system, and a multi-room wireless Sonos entertainment system with state of the art large flat screen TVs.
Each bedroom suite in the home is fabulous with private bathrooms, double shower heads, sun deck access, and stellar ocean views. The upstairs master suite includes a warm Jacuzzi that’s great for winding down after a long day. When the ocean tide is low, this upstairs bedrooms are the best spot in town for viewing the world-famous Whale’s Tail Reef at Marino Ballena National Park. The ground floor master suite is gorgeous as it overlooks the Pacific and opens up directly to the pool and a private patio.
The home also includes special design elements just for kids. A fun kids’ room features a secret entrance, hidden behind a bookshelf outside the office. A staircase leads to a 900 square foot children’s bedroom with its own bathroom, and 6 custom bunk beds which is perfect for visiting families. No matter the age, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Dominical estate.
There is also an additional 900 sq/ft guest house with 1 bedroom and a loft fully furnished with washer & dryer, and state of the art kitchen appliances, which serves perfectly as a care takers house. Below the guest house is an ample deep and tall three-car garage which has been outfitted by the current owner to store all types of toys to explore the exciting Costa Ballena region.
For sustainability, the home utilizes a backup rain capture system, a Purasol solar water heating system, and an impressive 96-panel, 24 Kilowatt grid-tied photovoltaic solar power system. This solar power system meets the majority of the property’s electrical needs and a 8 Kw battery reserve system serves as a reliable backup power source during those inevitable moments when a tree limb takes down a power line in the community.
Finally, this offering includes two 1 acre parcels neighboring each side of this stately home, making this a true legacy property with guaranteed privacy and plenty of room for expansion. This Dominical estate is an extraordinary example of tropical luxury. Overlooking the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica between Dominical and Uvita, this iconic home represents the pinnacle of tropical living for a discerning buyer.