This affordable offering in San Rafael de Platanares includes a quaint home on 1.5-acres with a working hobby farm. The organic farm has been planted with mango, noni, guanabana, banana, lemon, coconut, Mamón Chino (rambutan), and 30 other varietals of fruits and vegetables that are mature and producing. Established walking paths through the farm make it easy to tend to the plants and harvest the fruits. Contact us for a complete list of fruiting trees.
The home includes two bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchen, a living/dining room, covered outdoor spaces, attached parking, and a spacious garden area that is great for pets. There are beautiful sunrise views over the Chirripo Mountains. The home is accessed via a private gated entry into the property for added security and trips to the nearby supermarket, hardware store, and other businesses can be made with a 2 wheel drive vehicle..
One additional perk to living in this area is the incredible climate. During the day you will experience 80 degrees with light breezes and at night the temperature is 60 degrees on average. This means there isn’t a need for AC, keeping your electricity bill at an all-time low. With an affordable cost of living and a healthy country environment, this area was voted as the most popular place to retire in 2018.
The city of San Isidro is a great source for all of the major amenities you may need. In addition to restaurants, shopping, and medical services, there are farmers markets each week. Although you probably won’t need any fruits because you’ll already have your own, these markets are a great source of freshly baked bread and organic black earth for your garden.
The Chirripo National Park is one of the many conservation efforts Costa Rica has put forth. It’s home to almost 1,000 species of animals and boasts the largest population of tapirs. The ecotourism in this area is very strong offering whitewater rafting, zip lining, bird watching, ATV tours, and waterfall hiking.
This property is perfect for a retired couple or a buyer looking for an affordable home to live a healthy lifestyle in Costa Rica.