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In the country, but only 10 minutes from the friendly town of Puriscal, one hour from the capital of San Jose, one hour and fifteen minutes from the beaches. In the mountains to enjoy the tranquility of nature and cool nights for sleeping. Daytime 75-80°. Wake up every morning to tropical bird songs and majestic views. Bordered by a year-round stream with swimming holes. The two homes are built to American standards and include beautiful teak wood cabinets and doors, high ceilings with galvanized steel beams and screened open ends for fresh air circulation (especially nice if gone for extended times). Solar panels provide all the hot water needed.
3,700 sq. ft. on 11.4 acres. 2 bedroom, 2 baths. A large double sized office may be divided into a 3rd bedroom if desired. Open floor plan. Large master bath with double sinks and bidet. Large master walk-in dehumidified closet. Large dehumidified kitchen pantry. Large covered patio. Nicoya ocean sunset views. Physically impaired friendly on one level, no steps, and wide doorways. Greenhouse. Raised garden bed. Orchard with fruit trees. Fenced 4 acres, for cows or horses if desired.
1,100 sq. ft. on 4.5 acres. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Subdivided and registered separately from the main house with its own utilities. Privately secluded in it´s own little world, surrounded by trees filled with birds and butterflies. Go to sleep at night listening to the gentle babbling stream. Lots of room for gardening, or just sitting on your covered porch taking in nature. Also great for an extra income with an Airbnb, long term rental. Or simply a in laws house or guest house.
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.