This luxury home located in the private Hills of Portalon community, at an elevation of 1,200 feet above sea level. Here you will discover constant sea breezes with a temperature that is consistently 6 to 10 degrees cooler than the beaches of Matapalo below. This property consists of over 2 acres of gently rolling hills and is bordered by a 140-acre community nature reserve. Exotic birds and wildlife such as Toucans, Monkeys, Pizotes, Scarlet Macaws, and Sloths are seen visiting the property on a frequent basis.
Amenities include spacious ocean view bedrooms, satellite TV, and 3 MB download / 1 MB upload wireless internet access that is available from any location on the property. Plenty fast enough to stream Netflix and Skype phone calls. The home has a private driveway, an attached garage and is accessed via a gated entry. The home includes a modern kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. High-end finishes include gorgeous hardwood floors, custom iron forged railings, marble counters, quality tiles and doors/cabinetry/window frames made from exotic local hardwoods. The landscaped grounds are beautiful with a private stream flowing through the property. A beautiful 600 square foot covered patio with pool was recently added to enhance the outdoor entertaining experience.
The home was developed by a German engineering firm with rock-solid construction and infrastructure that includes concrete and rebar seismic construction, a sturdy foundation and a water supply fed by pure artesian spring water that includes a subterranean water storage tank with an independent pump and backup system. During any power outages, an electrical transfer switch will change over to a generator to power essential appliances and plugs.
The pristine beaches of Matapalo are located just below the property and the towns of Manuel Antonio, Dominical and Uvita are just a short drive away. This is a fantastic location to take full advantage of popular activities found at busy tourist destinations while being able to retreat to the peace and quiet of your private hillside retreat at the end of the day. The climate is sublime and cooled by gentle sea breezes blowing off the Pacific all day and night. If you are looking for a home with incredible views, then you've found it. The ocean views from this home are breathtaking. Unobstructed 150 degree ocean view that stretches from Manuel Antonio to the north, over the Savegre River below, out to Cano Island, and even part of the Osa Peninsula on clear days.