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Villa Las Clementinas - Private Luxury Villa, Infinty Pool, Canyon Egde Fabulous

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Pool + hot tub at night. Look closely you can see the lights of the next town.

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rosario de Naranjo house description

Impeccable, Romantic, Luxurious and Private Compound - Architectural Masterpiece, Exclusive Enclave in Costa Rica's Coffee Country - Located on the grounds of an old Coffee and Orange Plantation in the Central Valley, Perched high on the edge of one of the region's largest and most beautiful private canyons

'Villa Las Clementinas'

This 3 bedroom beautiful luxury villa is built on the edge of a huge canyon just 30 minutes outside of San Jose --- but a world away. Infinity pool with hot tub, chef's kitchen, indoor and outdoor showers - must see pictures to believe. Gated community with international residents. Close enough for day trips to beach, volcanoes, zip lining, white water rafting, hot air balloon trips, waterfall hikes, etc.

Private vacation retreat available for rent. Designed and custom built in 2007 by Edgar Brennis, the founder of the School of Architecture at the University of San Jose, this home was built to complement the natural beauty of the surroundings. This house is located on an old mountain coffee and orange plantation that has since been converted into a private luxury, preserved, guarded and gated community.

Our home sits on the edge of a very large and magnificent canyon, through which the Rio Grande River flows. The entire home is built to maximize the views of the canyon and magnificent vistas can be seen from each room. The house is centered around a gorgeous wood and stone back yard area with an infinity pool that features a river stone hot tub and views that are unmatched. Bird watching is one of our favorite pastimes here. (Binoculars, book library and an insane variety of birds included.)

Outdoor and indoor showers, beautiful furnishings, luxury linens are just some of the things that make our vacation home so special. It is a very comfortable and serene haven to relax and rejuvenate and enjoy the peace, quiet and beauty of Costa Rica.

We have a large family and we love to cook and entertain. Our gourmet kitchen that is well stocked with pans and utensils and whatever equipment you will need to make and enjoy a fabulous meal at home. Green markets, butchers and grocery stores are only a fifteen minute ride away into the town of Grecia.

Each bedroom features a private porch overlooking the canyon. You can arrange with a local day spa to make a house call to give you a massage, facial or other spa services. The cost for this is very inexpensive compared to the United States and is an affordable vacation indulgence like no other.

This is the ideal place to come and unwind. Whether you are looking to fly into San Jose and spend a few nights recalibrating before you venture out to explore the wonders this country has to offer, or you are just looking for the perfect place to completely relax, this gorgeous home will perfectly suit your needs.

The home is also an ideal place to use as a home base to take day trips to explore the rainforests, volcanoes, cloud forests and Pacific beaches for the day. All of these wonders are well within a day trip's reach from the house.

Our property manager Dan Schild, a lovely American gentleman and expat, will meet you at the property upon your arrival to orient you with the home, the security system, how to operate the pool and hot tub and to answer any questions that you may have. He can also give you some tips on day trips, where to go, etc.

One of our favorite ways to spend the day is relaxing, sunning and reading by the pool at the house, fixing lunch in the gourmet kitchen, and then to wrap up the afternoon with a spa house call in the afternoon. The hotel next door is always good for a canyon-side cocktail, a visit with the local kinkajou and even dinner if you wish.

On Sundays, the hotel hosts a terrific Sunday Brunch, complete with a live jazz quartet.

This hotel is 5 minutes by car from the house and their wonderful and helpful staff can also help you make arrangements for tours, drivers, day trips, etc...

Don't worry, you aren't completely off of the grid if you do not want to be. The home is equipped with wireless internet, US Cell Phone reception, TV with DVD player and satellite (SKY),(current) indie and Oscar award-winning movie library, stereo system and security system.

You can have the best of both worlds... come and relax in seclusion and, if you want, go off the grid for a while. Or, stay plugged in and connected with the outside world.

When you stay at Villa Las Clementinas, you will be in the exact locale that Travel and Leisure singled out as the 'best climate in the world'. You will rediscover what it means to be totally relaxed and rejuvenated.

House is in great proximity to many of Costa Rica's finest and funnest activities.... close enough for day trips to the beach, zip lining, bird watching excursions (and also at the house), multiple farmer's markets, white water rafting, waterfall hikes ... and many other fabulous things!

Nearby hotel concierge can help arrange day trips, car and driver, massages and spa services (at house or hotel) etc. House manager can help arrange for private chef (local and also Canadian chefs available), daily house cleaning, etc. .....


Keywords: villa, house, costa rica, mountains, pool, view, luxury

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Car Available
      • Chauffeur
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Events Allowed
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered
      • Children Welcome

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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      • Can Set Up For You: 2 twin/ single

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      • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

        VERY comfortable queen sleeper sofa...moreless

      • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2 in storage that can be assembled), very high end and comfortable queen sleeper sofa...moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Powder Room: toilet

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      • Guest Suite #1: toilet, outdoor shower, shower

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      • Guest Suite #2: toilet, outdoor shower, shower

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      • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

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      • There are 3 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom in the home. They are all very well appointed with top of the line fixtures and with luxury bathrobes in each. ...moreless

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Kitchen:

        Top of the line kitchen with top of the line appliances, gas oven and range, Bosch dishwasher, full sized fridge and other appliances' has blender, cuisinart, nice pots and pans, etc. Just like home...moreless

      • Pantry Items:

        Pantry stocked with cleaning products, toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent and whatever food items are there, you are welcome to use. ...moreless

      • Catering Available:

        It is perhaps possible to arrange for someone to come and cook for you. ...moreless

      • Dishes & Utensils:

        Kitchen very well appointed....moreless

      • Cooking Utensils:

        Plenty and they are nice....moreless

      Amenities

      • Towels Provided:

        Plenty of towels at the house ---- for bathing and also for the pool (large oversized beach towels for swimming)...moreless

      • Washing Machine:

        Full sized, American made...moreless

      • Clothes Dryer:

        Full Sized, American made...moreless

      • Babysitter
      • Linens Provided
      • Iron & Board
      • Living Room
      • Hair Dryer
      • Parking Off Street

      Entertainment

      • Stereo:

        Bose speaker to hook ipod up to.... great sound...moreless

      • Television
      • DVD Player
      • Games
      • Books
      • Satellite / Cable

      Communications

      • Broadband Access
      • Wireless Internet
      • Internet
      • Telephone

      Pool & Spa

      • Private Pool
      • Hot Tub

      Outdoor Features

      • Lawn / Garden
      • Outdoor Grill
      • Deck / Patio

      Theme

      • Spa
      • Tourist Attractions
      • Adventure
      • Away From It All
      • Family
      • Romantic

      Location & View

          • Mountain View

          Activities

          • Zoo
          • Mountaineering
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Rock Climbing
          • Medical Services
          • Massage Therapist
          • Hospital
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives
          • Eco Tourism
          • Bird Watching
          • Museums
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Playground
          • Botanical Garden
          • Arboretum
          • Restaurants
          • Cycling
          • Hiking
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          North American Autumn
          Aug 1 - Dec 1, 2014
          4 night min stay
          $275
          $1,800 $3,500
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $350
          $2,100 $7,500
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Cleaning fee $100
          • Property Damage Protection $89
          • Taxes Included

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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          Last updated: 07/25/2014
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          Location

          • Jalapenos restaurant

            "Norman has it down. His restaurant offers fresh food Mexican style. The ingredients are supe..."

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          19 Kilometres
          Nearest Airport
          SJO
          60 Kilometres
          Nearest Beach
          Jaco

          Car: Recommended

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2007

          About: Richard and Anne-Caroline.... we live in Atlanta and built this home as our personal hideaway in Costa Rica. We love to visit the house by ourselves to enjoy quiet time together and also love to visit the house with large groups of family and friends. We have found Costa Rica to be our own little Shangri-La and we have so enjoyed getting to know this beautiful country and its people. We have purchased land on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica (in Cahuita) and have fallen in love with the bohemian hamlets of Puerto Viejo and Cahuita. We hope to build a beach house in Cahuita sometime soon.

          Why Rosario de Naranjo:
          Paradise found, perfect location, the good life. We built this home on a lot we purchased on an old coffee and orange plantation that is now a gated luxury community.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Relaxation, Relaxation, Relaxation and more Relaxation. Great for entertaining, great central location for exploring Costa Rica....close to the airport in San Jose but a world apart from the city.


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          Speaks: french, spanish, english

           

          Photos

          • Pool + hot tub at night. Look closely you can see the lights of the next town.

            Pool + hot tub at night. Look closely you can see the lights of the next town.

          • Bedrooms all have private balcony, each with own outdoor shower facing canyon

            Bedrooms all have private balcony, each with own outdoor shower facing canyon

          • The clouds rising up from the canyon... they sometimes waft thru the house!!!!

            The clouds rising up from the canyon... they sometimes waft thru the house!!!!

          • Chef's kitchen.....

            Chef's kitchen.....

          • Even the powder room is beautiful...

            Even the powder room is beautiful...

          • The bedroom wing of the house, looking towards the pool area

            The bedroom wing of the house, looking towards the pool area

          • Master BR, private balcony over canyon, private bathroom w/ showers inside + out

            Master BR, private balcony over canyon, private bathroom w/ showers inside + out

          • The view of the canyon and river from the porch off of the master bedroom

            The view of the canyon and river from the porch off of the master bedroom

          • Private courtyard with outdoor shower off of master bedroom

            Private courtyard with outdoor shower off of master bedroom

          • Guest room w/ private bath + private balcony with own outdoor shower canyon view

            Guest room w/ private bath + private balcony with own outdoor shower canyon view

          • The back of the house faces west and the sunsets are incredible.

            The back of the house faces west and the sunsets are incredible.

          • Our family at Tacobar in Jaco, the beach that is an hour away, very easy trip!

            Our family at Tacobar in Jaco, the beach that is an hour away, very easy trip!

          • The front door stands almost 20 feet tall, it opens with the push of a finger!

            The front door stands almost 20 feet tall, it opens with the push of a finger!

          • The house from the front garden

            The house from the front garden

          • Open and inviting, this is a view from the living room to the kitchen...

            Open and inviting, this is a view from the living room to the kitchen...

          • Breakfast room, just off of the kitchen

            Breakfast room, just off of the kitchen

          • Picture yourself here, hanging out, reading, enjoying this magical home and view

            Picture yourself here, hanging out, reading, enjoying this magical home and view

          • Corridor to the bedrooms, screened terra cotta stones allow for open air breeze

            Corridor to the bedrooms, screened terra cotta stones allow for open air breeze

          • Another view of master bedroom, daytime with different linens on the bed (many t

            Another view of master bedroom, daytime with different linens on the bed (many t

          • Master bathroom,  shower in back,  private outdoor shower courtyard off to left

            Master bathroom, shower in back, private outdoor shower courtyard off to left

          • Guest room w/ private bath + private balcony with own outdoor shower canyon view

            Guest room w/ private bath + private balcony with own outdoor shower canyon view

          • View of the house from the edge of the infinity pool

            View of the house from the edge of the infinity pool

          • Sketch of a tile fresco we have commissioned by a Frenchman potter in San Jose

            Sketch of a tile fresco we have commissioned by a Frenchman potter in San Jose

          • Our kiddos and a neighbor's daughter at lunch in the town of Grecia… 15 min away

            Our kiddos and a neighbor's daughter at lunch in the town of Grecia… 15 min away

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          Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

          $275 - $350 per night (USD)
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          3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

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