Sustainable Property with Mature Food and Herb Forest in Tinamastes
This beautiful 8-acre homestead has everything you need for the Costa Rican jungle life experience: flowing rivers, mature fruit trees, clean water, and the potential for off-grid living. The property is bordered by a multi-thousand acre reserve which guarantees privacy. The property has 90 meters of Diamante River frontage and has views of the Diamante Waterfall from some areas of the property. There is a swimming hole here to cool off in the summer months. Two creeks meander through the middle of the property, one is spring-fed and runs year-round.
Brand New Main Home and Two Rental Homes
The property boasts of a brand new 2 bed / 2 bath, 2,713 square foot home and two 1 bed / 1 bath homes that are utilized as rentals. The main house has an open floor plan, with a kitchen and living area on the top floor, giving you a look into the jungle through large expansive windows. The kitchen features a new energy-efficient refrigerator, a 6-burner stainless steel stove, and a garbage disposal that has an automatic compost system. The two bedrooms are located downstairs making these rooms cooler for the occupants. The house also has solar hot water and an environmentally friendly biodigester system.
The property is planted with an amazing food and medicinal herb forest listed below:
White Yucca, Yellow Yucca, Tiquisque, Malanga, Taro, Nampi, Nami, African Yam, Yami, Sweet Potatoes, Papa Chiticanas, New Potatoes, Original Ginger (spicy) Galanga, Thaiginger, Turmeric, Cinnamon, Culantro, Juanillama, Gavilana (Jack-ass bitters) Gotu Kola, Arrowroot, Spearmint, Lemon Mint Chan.
Mature Fruiting Trees: Sour Mandarina, Sweet Orange, Sweet Lemon, Mango, Mangosteen, Soursop, Cacao, Jack fruit, Surinam Cherry, Acerola Cherry, Dragon Fruit, Mamón chino (rambutan), Ackee, Caimito (star Apple), Biriba (custard apple), Papaya, Avocado (produces A LOT), Noni, Araza (amazonian guava), Miracle Fruit, Jaboticaba, Abiu, Colombian Sapote Bananas 6+ varieties (fruit all year).
65 additional trees planted 4 to 5 years ago that will soon produce, including Durian.
Tinamastes is Costa Rica’s First Established Expat Community
Tinamastes is a community in the mountains that is primarily made up of expats. The community takes pride in living a green and sustainable lifestyle. There are many properties similar to this one in that they can grow food on their property and use that to sustain themselves. Every Tuesday there is a large farmer’s market which brings the community together to enjoy local goods and crafts.