Recent $296,000 Price Reduction – Incredible Value!
Large Four Bedroom Entertainment Home with Guest House in Playa Ballena
Casa Ballena is a luxurious 3 story residence that is perfect home to use as an upscale private residence or high end vacation rental or bed and breakfast. The property is perfect for entertaining inside and out 4,600 sq ft. of construction under roof that breaks down as follows:
- Main House: 4,600 sqft
- 2 Car Garage With Workshop: 760 sqft
- Caretaker's Quarters: 400 sqft
- Pool BBQ: 580 sqft
- Yoga Palapa: 830 sqft
- Pool: 740 sqft
- Coralina Decks: 3,770 sqft
- Bodega: 120 sqft
The main home features 4 bedrooms (2 kings, 1 queen, 2 singles), 3 full bathrooms with travertine countertops, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and island, formal dining room with dining set, two living rooms (upstairs and downstairs), game room with ping pong table, and laundry room with stackable washer and dryer. A separate 1 Bed, 1 Bath private villa with 400 square feet of construction and a small kitchenette can be used as a guest home or for a 24 hour caretaker who can look after the property and assist with vacation rentals.
All rooms have comfortable air conditioning for those days when you are looking for something cooler than the ocean breezes flowing from the beach nearby. A wonderful terrace wraps around the home which will become your favorite place to watch the monkeys play and to enjoy the serene ambience provided by the lush tropical rainforest that surrounds you.
Spectacular Outdoor Areas For Entertaining At It's Finest
It is difficult to say which part of the property you will enjoy the most but the outdoor spaces are tough to beat. The pool, decks, and BBQ area literally seem to be suspended in the trees and spending time outdoors here is magical. The pool is large with a 3 foot children’s wading area at one end and sinking to an 8 foot depth at the opposite side. The pool is surrounded by natural rainforest, impeccable landscaping, and a spacious deck with walkways made of Coralina natural stone.
A covered Rancho BBQ area and bar is fully equipped with a refrigerator, countertop, sink and built in stools where you can entertain your family and friends. For your convenience, the Rancho has an outdoor bathroom with shower, restroom, and built in cabinets for toy storage.
A stunning Palapa deck with beautiful wood floors is ideal for yoga, exercising, entertaining, or simply meditating while soaking in the natural beauty around you. The entrance to the property is secured by electronic gates with access up a concrete driveway, a concrete side driveway with basketball court, and lush tropical grounds leading all the way up to the main home.
Move In Ready Vacation Home With Prime Beachfront Location
The location cannot get any better as you have easy access off the beach highway while just a 400 yard walk to the Marino Ballena National Park beaches and surf. The home is currently renting as a weekly vacation rental to provide income when the owners are not enjoying the property themselves. This area is quickly growing in popularity with tourists because of it's ideal proximity to national parks, fishing, surfing, snorkeling / diving, white water rafting, zip lining, waterfall tours, restaurants, and much more.
The home is "turn-key ready" with top of the line appliances, modern amenities and tasteful furnishings all included in the sale price. Both living rooms are equipped with 42" plasma TVs and the master and guestroom also include plasma TVs. This property is a great value and will provide a quick and easy transition to Costa Rica with the option of immediate rental income opportunities. Simply put, this property has everything.