Eco-Friendly Country Home Close To The Beach In The Lagunas Mountains
This 3 bedroom / 3 bathroom home in Lagunas is situated on 1.25 acres with a beautiful forest and great mountain views. You may get the sense that you are in Flagstaff, Arizona or the Colorado mountains in the summertime. The location is very private yet only a quick 10 minute drive to the town and beaches of Dominical. Access to the main coastal highway is easy on gravel roads that are well maintained by fellow homeowners in the Lagunas area. This tight nit community has an excellent water system and primarily consists of expats who have built their dream homes to retire in. This property is listed at a great price and is one of the most affordable in the area.
Quality Two Story Home With Spacious Living Areas
The home was recently built in 2014 with a great attention to detail. The main floor is on the upper level and includes a master bedroom and a guest bedroom with a full bathroom. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with raised vanity sinks, a dual shower and a private patio with an outdoor shower. Upon entering the home you will notice an open layout with a grand living room, a spacious kitchen, 15' elevated ceilings and plenty of oversized windows that bathes the interior with bright, natural light. Large sliding glass doors open up to a spacious deck that is perfect for outdoor entertaining or to watch the abundant array of wildlife that visits the property regularly.
An outdoor covered staircase will bring you to the lower level where you will find the 3rd bedroom with full bathroom. This bedroom has sliding glass doors that open up to another outdoor patio with ample space for outdoor entertaining. The bathroom can be accessed from the bedroom or directly from the patio. The house was designed to allow someone to add a swimming pool where this bathroom can be used from outside. This floor also includes storage areas and a very large laundry room that is set up to be dehumidified.
The Home Was Configured For An "Off The Grid" Lifestyle If Desired
The owners put much thought and care into building this eco-friendly home. The home comes with a solar hot water heater and it is wired for solar panels which can be easily be installed and tied into the grid, or you could go completely off the grid with a battery system. The master bedroom uses an air conditioning unit with inverter technology which uses half of the electricity that a normal AC unit does. The roof is set up to capture rainwater which could be used for gardening. The current owners also paid to have 80 native hardwood trees planted on a neighboring reforestation project to offset all of the wood that was used in the ceiling and the cabinets.
Over An Acre Of Land With Areas For Expansion
The property has a gently sloped topography with areas that can easily accommodate a pool, a guest house, cabinas, a caretaker's house, a greenhouse or anything else you can think of. Multiple tropical fruit bearing plants are growing on the property. You will find bananas, mangos, starfruit, and oranges. The property has a nice private feet and filled with tall trees that were planted 30 years ago as part of a forestry project. This unique property is an excellent option for someone looking for an affordable home in Costa Rica with a great location.