This property is a great investment and grand home in the South Pacific area of Costa Rica. Conveniently located within an exclusive gated community, first you pass through the community entrance, and after a short distance through the private iron gated entrance to gain access to the property. The hallmarks of this property are an elevated private location surrounded by trees and the grand villa featuring an elegant southern architectural design, reminiscent of the famed “Gone with the Wind” mansion, complete with replica grand staircase and spectacular spaces for entertaining.
The impressive 3-story foyer features the grand staircase, a wrap-around balcony adorned with beautiful commissioned works of art, and a gorgeous chandelier overhead. Luxurious living with traditional features radiates throughout this spacious 5 bed 5 bath villa, with sizeable entertaining rooms, generous outdoor living spaces, and flows outdoors to the captivating mountain and ocean views. The main floor is well suited to entertaining with the receiving foyer, a large parlour which doubles as an office, a comfortable great room adjoins the gourmet kitchen with pantry, a formal dining room, useful laundry room, 2 bathrooms and finally a large bedroom which could also serve as a recreation room if desired. The well-appointed kitchen offers granite countertops, custom cabinetry, and an enormous dehumidified walk-in pantry. The great room, elegant dining area and gourmet kitchen are perfect for family gatherings or formal entertaining.
The grand staircase leads to four private chambers upstairs, with multiple balconies from which to enjoy the views. The master suite features a large ensuite bathroom with 2 sinks, a jetted Jacuzzi, separate shower and large walk-in closet. An enormous covered terrace spanning the length of the house is accessed solely by the master suite for the private enjoyment of the head of house. A second large bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and a private balcony with gorgeous mountain views. Two additional bedrooms each with private balconies featuring mountain and ocean views, share an adjoining bathroom. Custom draperies and bed linens, wood cabinetry and furnishings, use of granite, and beautiful chandeliers reflect traditional elegance throughout the villa.
Outside, a large circular cobblestone drive featuring a fountain provides an impressive approach and ample parking. There is a large outdoor kitchen adjacent to the indoor kitchen, providing extended entertaining capacity. The pool terrace can accommodate numerous loungers and umbrellas and the pool itself is vey inviting with a swim-up bar and entertaining systems. The property has automatic garden watering systems, hot water tanks & an additional back-up water storage tank. Additional quarters are housed in the 2+car garage, with a bedroom and bathroom on the main level. A spacious 2 bed, 1 bath suite is located above the garage, featuring similar finishes and furnishings as the main house. There are also 2 balconies, one with gorgeous mountain views perfect for enjoying morning sunrise and coffee and the other is a large wrap-around terrace for outdoor dining and relaxation. This suite is suitable for additional guests or full-time staff.