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Casa Bambu

Sale: $1,100,000



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Sale Price: $1,100,000

Listing ID: AO0007

Living Area: 365 m²

Land Lot: 1,556 m²

Built Date: 2015

Province: Alajuela

Canton: Orotina

District: San Mateo

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3

Int / Ext Parking: 2 / 4

Casa bambu

A modern and ecological property located inside La Ecovilla, a world class permaculture development; this sanctuary is nestled in the tropical rain forests of central Costa Rica. The breathtaking, access to the pristine waters of the river are a divine space to disconnect from modern urban life and connect with nature to nurture the body, mind and spirit.

Built in the incredible ecologically-planned community La Ecovilla in San Mateo, Costa Rica (Featured in the new Netflix documentary series) Down to Earth, “… is an enchanting refuge for individuals seeking to interface with the majestic energy of the natural world”.

La Ecovilla village amenities include: community center with yoga deck, lap pool, organic garden (weekly basket of veggies delivered to each lot) and spectacular hiking and mountain biking trails in all directions.

Casa Bambu is a luxury boutique home with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a customized chef’s kitchen that includes breathtaking exterior garden views from everywhere in the home. A separate coach house with three bodegas and staff quarters also sits on this property. Backing onto the pristine River Machuca (incredible river for hiking and meditation).

This exclusive property is in an ideal geographic position in Costa Rica, 40 minutes from San Juan International airport in San Jose, 30 minutes from the beach on the pacific coast, 40 minutes from CIMA (the best hospital in the country) and 40 minutes from one of the top-rated golf courses Las Iguanas at the Los Suenos Marriott Hotel. Orotina, which has grocery stores, pharmacies, Private Doctors clinics, etc. is just 10 minutes away.

La Ecovilla is an expat community with 29 countries represented on 44 lots. Most all neighbors speak English as their first or second language. HOA/Home Owners Association annual meetings for La Ecovilla are conducted in English.

This stunning home is decadently designed for the discerning buyer who is looking for a contemporary style home or retreat.


• Custom double front door with vaulted ceilings  • Hand-made white cement flooring  • Floating custom wood vanity with top mounted stone sink  • Built in Verona Stainless Oven  • White Quartz counters  • Centre island with breakfast bar  • High ceiling mounted pendulum lighting (x3)  • Double stainless-steel under-mount sink  • Wall-to-wall and ceiling to counter window overlooking garden  • 6 burner Bertazoni gas cook top  • GE stainless refrigerator  • Bosch stainless built in dishwasher  • Sliding glass doors to garden  • Bamboo Chandelier  • 12 person dining room table Terrace (13 metre x 4 metre)  • Glass and Bamboo covered  • Custom Iron railing  • Built in Murphy Bed and wall unit  • Built in surround sound system with wall mounted speakers  • LG Washing Machine  • Whirlpool Cloths Dryer  • Lutron automated programmable lighting system  • LED recessed pot lights, in cabinet & all specialty light fixtures throughout  • Lutron automated blinds in master, all other areas prewired for future options  • AV wiring CAT 6 & coax bundled in all rooms  • Lower level hydronic radiant heated floors with zones  • 2 modern DC variable speed high efficiency ac units, lower and upper  • Back-up battery sump pump, back flow prevention main drain  • All bathroom floors radiant heated with NuHeat floor warming, WIFI controlled  • Hydronic radiant heated lower level floor zoned  • Heated stone floors throughout  • Boiler driven radiant & high recover hot water for high volume  • 2lb spray foam insulation, with sound batts & noise dampening channel in all walls & ceilings  • Weather Shield high-efficiency windows and patio doors  • Insulated and wrapped drains, cast / abs with hot water supply recirculation for instant hot in all rooms


• Security system, cameras, smoke, CO and strobe lights  • Motion and window sensors


  • Gated Community
  • Clubhouse
  • Playground
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Elevation - 850m
  • Furnished
  • Open Design
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Quartz Countertops
  • High Ceilings
  • Bar Area
  • Office Space
  • Storage Space
  • Security System
  • A/C
  • Guest House
  • Maid’s Quarters
  • Brick / Stone Exterior
  • Terrace / Patio
  • Heated Community Pool
  • Community Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Shower
  • BBQ
  • Mountain View


Orotina - Alajuela

Local Information

Orotina is the 9th canton of the province of Alajuela. Due to its geographical position, the canton is located in the Central Pacific Region. It limits to the east with Atenas, to the north with San Mateo, to the south with Garabito and Turrubares, and to the west with Esparza. Orotina has great productive wealth in its soils. The large and varied production of fruit trees is notable (pineapple, melon, watermelon, avocado, cashew, guanábano, mango, jocote, mamón, papaya, zapote, orange, banana, lemon, pejibaye, caimito, tamarind, mandarin, nance, etc.) , which has made the canton famous, organizing an International Fruit Fair every year. Coffee, sugar cane, basic grains are also produced, and large portions of land are dedicated to livestock, mainly fattening. In the city of Orotina, there is the Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, built in 1905. The city also stands out for its park, where there are several monuments such as those dedicated to the Cuban patriot José Martí and the indigenous king Garabito. One of the maximum cultural expressions is the Orotina Communal Band, which has achieved several recognitions at national and international level.

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