Beautiful Three-Bedroom House Located in the town of Ojochal
This beautiful property in the Ojochal hills is less than a kilometer from the Pacific Ocean and is now available for purchase.
Located on one of Ojochal's high-end streets, this beautiful modern home with half acre lot has an open airy design with plenty of outdoor living space makes for a comfortable and relaxing place for you to call home. It features three bedrooms, two baths, and three kitchens. With the outdoor kitchen set up next to the pool, you can host parties in the warm sunshine or under the bright night sky. Green parrots, toucans, scarlet macaws, and hummingbirds are just some of the bird species you're likely to spot while lounging poolside. There are also iguanas, sloths, and howler monkeys that you could see.
There is a huge mango tree in your new backyard, and every year it produces hundreds of fruit. In March and April of each year, a big starfruit tree will bear approximately 600 fruit. Eight or more banana plants provide many bananas each and every month of the year. Each year, you'll get dozens of pineapples and two dozen of papayas from your four or five plants and two trees. All varieties of peppers, cucumbers, squash, and spinach will thrive in the greenhouse, and a small herb garden will guarantee that you never run out of oregano, turmeric, ginger, rosemary, mint, or basil.
Just 400 meters down the street and across the bridge lies Plaza Tangara, home to a variety of shops and services. Citrus Restaurant is a high-end restaurant that focuses on international fusion cuisine. A nice location to hang out with friends:
*Stam Cafe serves up traditional Belgian brews both on tap and in bottles.
*L'Epicerie is a cozy delicatessen that also sells products from the Americas and Europe.
*The plaza also features a beauty parlor, pharmacy, and medical office.
Most restaurants in Ojochal are within a 5-minute drive, earning it the nickname "the food center of Costa Rica."
Ojochal's Beautiful Surrounding Area
Ojochal, located in the Costa Rican province of Puntarenas, is perfectly situated on the South Pacific coast, which means plenty of beach activities, sites and other fun adventures await in the near vicinity.
Playa Tortuga is a top destination and it can be reached only by waiting for low tide. It is a 2-minute drive away. Playa Piñuela has calmer waters ideal for swimming. It is a 5-minute drive away. Other beaches offer surfing opportunities for beginners or coastal reefs that are ideal for snorkeling.
If you enjoy exploring sea caves, head to Playa Ventanas. This beach has holes through the mountain that the ocean has carved and it makes perfect 'windows’ to look through when the tide is low. It is a 3-minute drive away.
For those who like to fly among the treetops and experience the vast array of wildlife in the canopy, an exhilarating zipline ride is a perfect excursion. If you prefer to keep your feet on the group, you can enjoy a guided all-terrain vehicle tour through the extreme landscapes the country features in abundance.
Because of its tropical climate, Costa Rica is home to hundreds of bird species, enough to keep bird watchers snapping photos for days. Within a short drive, you can enjoy plentiful bird watching as well as explore the mini-ecosystems that exist in the mangrove forests that grow on the ocean’s edge. The ropy trees thrive in salty water and attract a wide range of marine and avian wildlife.
Just 10 minutes from Ojochal is Cascada El Pavon, a beautiful waterfall with a pool at the bottom that is great for swimming. Visitors can enjoy a dip in the shadow of a giant boulder, suspended in the break above the waterfall.
Ojochal also has its own waterfall that's just a 7-minute drive from your new home. Ojochal is perfectly located to serve as a base camp for daily trips in the area. Marino Ballena National Park is on the coast and is a prime location to spot dolphins and whales offshore or to swim among the coral reefs. It is a 15-minute drive away. Corcovado National Park, which is further south, has a wide range of native plants and animals. It is known as one of the most diverse places in the world. During the many hiking trails in the park, you are likely to see monkeys, tapirs, jaguars, and scarlet macaws.