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Unique Private Property with Swimming Pool and Monkeys, Birds

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Last updated: 11/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Manuel Antonio chateau / country house description

'Casa de Cielo' or the 'house from heaven' as the original Costa Rican owners named it is a private refuge where one can truly feel that he or she is surrounded by rainforest and not people. Even though it is five minutes from the beach, due to the beautiful jungle surroundings the pool is completely private and unable to be seen by anyone that is not staying there. The birds and perfume from jungle flowers awaken you in the morning. A cool breeze reminds you that you are truly off the beaten path.

The house is made from natural Costa Rican wood, built lovingly as a vacation home by 'Ticos' from another era. The lanai has an ocean view and one can sit in a hammock and watch the monkeys play or the macaws and hummingbirds fly by. The kitchen and bathroom have all modern amenities.

Amigos del Rio, an outfitter is at the bottom of the hill for those who want to go rafting, kayaking, zip-lining, etc.

'Abuela' (grandmother in Spanish) lives at the bottom of the hill and keeps an eye on all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren who own homes on the small road leading up to Casa de Cielo. She has a small 'soda' where she sells the most delicious fresh fish, rice and beans that you have ever tasted. This is truly Costa Rica-not a slapped together American condo.

Keywords: unique private casita with modern amenities
Turn the clock back to the simple elegance of 1950's Costa Rica. Natural wood treehouse setting surrounded by forest.

Property Type

      • Chateau / Country House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • The rental is for the second floor. We have caretakers who live on the separate lower level of the house. Elber and Angie (The caretakers) are there to assist you during your stay in case you need directions or anything that deals with the property....moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Library


                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                          • Ocean View

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Hunting
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Parasailing
                          • Rafting
                          • Sailing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Wind-Surfing


                              • Dining Area


                              • Broadband Access
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Covered Parking
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Telephone
                              • Washing Machine


                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Kitchen
                              • Microwave
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove
                              • Toaster


                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lanai / Gazebo

                              Payment Type

                              • Discover
                              • Mastercard
                              • Visa

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Private Pool


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                                  My Standard Rate
                                  3 night min stay

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                                  • Taxes Not included

                                  Cancellation policy:

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

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                                  Last updated: 11/18/2014
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                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2007

                                  About the owner: We are a family of four that has been in love with Costa Rica collectively or separately for forty years. We were thrilled to have a piece of the rainforest we could share with like minded people.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Manuel Antonio:
                                  We chose to buy a vacation home in Costa Rica because of its deep commitment to preserving the environment and national parks. The Costa Ricans are friendly, peaceful people, and as the t-shirts say NO Army Since 1948!

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                                  Starting around 6:00 a.m. one is at eye level with the parrots who visit the treetops. The hummingbirds arrive around 7:00. Monkeys and kinkajous make their rounds later in the day. Some of 'Grandmas' chickens show up around noon. The beaches are five minutes away as well as the famous Manuel Antonio Park. Great restaurants with fresh seafood or more typical rice and beans are close as well as clubs and bars for those who like to party. For those with a flare for adventure the Amigos del Rio is at the bottom of the hill. They can provide you with rafting, kayaking and river tours This is a truly Costa Rican neighborhood and the locals will welcome you and watch out for you. In addition there is a five star resort right above us by a separate entrance. The couches provide a comfortable recluse for a good book. This is the perfect place to 'unplug' for a break from all the media pollution-or of course if quiet is not your thing we have t.v., cable, and internet access.

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                                  Speaks: english, spanish



                                  • complete kitchen

                                    complete kitchen

                                  • rafting a nearby river

                                    rafting a nearby river

                                  • dining table and 3rd day bead

                                    dining table and 3rd day bead

                                  VRBO #328353

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                                  Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

                                  $160 per night (USD)

                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 4

                                  View calendar: Updated 11/18/14
                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                                  Member since: 2010
                                  Speaks: english, spanish
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                                  • Response rate: 70%
                                  • Calendar last updated: 11/18/2014
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                                  Unique Private Property with Swimming Pool and Monkeys, Birds

                                  Manuel Antonio #328353

                                  1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 4

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