This beautiful country villa is located inside of a private community called Tanglewood Heights in the La Garita neighborhood of Alajuela. Located in Costa Rica's Central Valley, Alajuela is a great choice for a home buyer looking to be conveniently close to the International Airport (20 minutes away) and the capital city of San Jose.
In the immediate neighborhood of La Garita, you will find great restaurants, elaborate tropical nurseries and a well-designed animal park called Zoo Ave. This 14 hectare wildlife sanctuary shelters more than 115 species of birds, all four species of Costa Rican monkey, wild cats, reptiles and other native animals. It is also an important animal breeding center with the goal of reintroducing native species into the wild.
If you are looking for the perfect climate, the area has been rated by the National Geographic Society as having some of the best weather in the world. For people suffering from asthma and other respiratory illnesses, doctors highly recommend the area as an ideal place to live.
The 7,067 m2 (1.75 Acres) property is strategically located on a hilltop with panoramic views across the mountain ranges. In the distance, during the summer months, you can see a view of the Pacific Ocean framed between two majestic mountains. The entrance is through a private access road made of paving stone. Both sides of the entrance are planted with a variety of majestic palms and multicolored flowering plants. The beautiful outdoor entertaining areas include a spacious covered lounge area, an outdoor rancho with stainless steel BBQ, a large swimming pool with a waterfall feature and a tropical fruit orchard.
The estate includes 500 m2 (5,382 square feet) of construction consisting of a 4 bedroom / 3 bathroom main home and a separate 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom guest house. Highlights include vaulted ceilings, exotic hardwoods, private balconies, an office, a cinema, mounted televisions in the bedrooms and many other fine details.
Amenities include an indoor / outdoor camera surveillance system, internet service, cable television service, underground water tank, professional on-site maintenance, lawn service and maid service. This exclusive residence is turn key ready with all furnishings and appliances included in the asking price.