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Located in the temperate hills of Puriscal, this contemporary home boasts a spectacular view from Puntarenas to nearly the tip of the Nicoya Penninsula. Ideally situated within approximately 1 hour of beaches, airport, and Santa Ana/Escazu shopping, the house features loads of comfort and convenience features in over 2,500 square feet. Friendly, social Gringo neighbors well integrated within a local Tico community.
The main level has an open floor plan with a large kitchen featuring solid granite countertops, plenty of storage with slide-out/pull-out shelving and soft close drawers, stainless steel appliances, Blanco granite composite sink, dishwasher, and garbage disposal. Large island with eat-at bar. The living/dining area has accent/ambient lighting, electric fireplace, floating wall shelving, built-in rear surround speakers, floor outlets, and double sliding glass doors with a “disappearing” screen feature. Huge patio with cantilevered no-pillar design and stainless steel railing is perfect for entertaining and enjoying the magnificent views and sunsets. The master suite consists of a large bedroom area with reading nook, dual storage/linen closets, patio access, and walk-in closet with built-ins and floor safe for valuables. Master bath has tons of counter space, dual sinks, vanity, enclosed toilet area, and a fully tiled walk-in shower. Second bedroom/den has a built-in computer desk, file drawers, and bookshelves. The full guest bath is adjacent. Laundry room contains utility and clothes closets, lots of storage cabinets, sink, and sewing nook. Fully enclosed attached garage has an automatic door and a separate storage room. The lower level consists of a large guest suite with separate entry, private patio, and full bath, and extra attic storage. Best of all, this home is offered furnished! Forget spending thousands to ship containers and cars. All major furniture (except master bed), all major appliances, and lots of other items included.
Puriscal is the 4th canton in the province of San José, Costa Rica. In Spanish, a “puriscal” is the flower of the common bean. Puriscal covers an area from the Río Chucás delineates the canton’s northernmost boundary, while the Río Chires marks its far southern border, with the canton of Parrita in Puntarenas Province. Puriscal includes a major portion of the Coastal Mountain Range. Puriscal has a population of 31,202. Only 18% of the canton’s population live in urban areas. Among its inhabitants, 20.2% are under 10 years old and 7.4% are over 65. The city lies at an elevation of 1,105 metres above sea level in the coastal mountain range, 42 km southwest of the national capital city of San José and 77 km north of the city of Parrita on the Pacific coast. The old cathedral was built by Fr. Juan Cortez de Paja who took a vow of celibacy after an Indian Princess died from Influenza that she had caught from him. On the centennial of her death an earthquake destroyed the edifice.