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Retired Snow Birds Winter in Safe Quiet Paradise of Costa Rica

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Last updated: 06/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

San Mateo house description

Our one bedroom guest house, rents by three day minimum, weekly, or one month maximum which is negotiable during the stay if desired, and features a King Sized Bed, and balcony for that morning coffee or bird watching. A short walk to the Main House will put you beside the large private pool complete with showers and washroom facilities. Temperatures range from 25 to 32 degrees Celsius which holds the pool temperature comfortable for swimming, floating or massaging with the Jacuzzi Jets while sipping your favorite beverage.

Construction was completed in 2007 and is beautifully landscaped and maintained. Rooms have A/C and remote control ceiling fans, cable TV, and high speed internet.

Located 45 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport and the newly developed area of Escazu and Santa Ana, for those who want to shop.

The beaches of Herradura & Jaco are 45 minutes away for golfing or surfing, or for walking or biking on the beach a short drive to Esterillos and you can go for miles.

Keywords: Flat bungalow on beautiful landscaped acerage in fruit producing region.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Senior Adults Only Community:

            Prefer retired couples....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            40 plus...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Sink and vanity...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Blender, double sink, under sink waste disposal, ceramic water filter....moreless

          • Dining:

            Most prefer to eat on the deck, as it is very comfortable....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Initial supply, paper towels, spices, cleaning supplies....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Complete with initial supply of coffee and filters. ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Four burner gas complete with oven....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Enough to serve at least 8...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Upon request....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Child's Highchair
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Oven
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Clothes Dryer:

            Located in the laundry room, and separate area for hanging outside if prefered....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Separate laundry room with initial supply of detergent and softener....moreless

          • Parking:

            Secure covered parking for two vehicles and a boat if required....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Seats 4 comfortably, same area as the kitchen....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Treadmill is located by the pool....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath, kitchen and beach towels....moreless

          • Garage:

            Detached from house....moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Detached from house....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Jacuzzi jets attached to pool.


              • Stereo:

                iPod docking station available on request....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                80 cable channels English and Spanish...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Wide variety of genres available....moreless

              • Games:

                Cards and chess are available....moreless

              • CD Player
              • Foosball
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Television


              • Internet:

                Wireless internet, high speed broadband....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Local calls free, International at cost....moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    300 square feet with nice view of sun sets, and cool evening breeze....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    There is 1 & 1/3 acres of garden, plants, & fruit trees....moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View


                      • Live Theater
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Parasailing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Swimming
                      • Surfing
                      • Hiking
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Zoo
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Walking
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Tennis


                      Write a review 5
                      from 7 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $120 $120
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $600 $1,400
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Taxes Included


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                      Last updated: 06/04/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates


                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      JUAN SANTA MARIA SJO
                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      SAN MATEO
                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      LOS SUENOS
                      6 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      LA GLORIETA

                      Car: Recommended

                      Zip lining.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: My name is Grace and I live full time on the property where I keep busy with the Landscaping, and my 5 dogs. I am a Tica and love Costa Rica for it's friendly people and abundant plant and animal life.

                      Why the Owner Chose San Mateo:
                      After living in Canada for 28 years and raising two children, my Husband and I decided it was time to leave the Great White North and find some peace, traquility, and warmth. I knew just the place and here we are. The Guest House was completed in 2007 and the Main House in 2008 which opened the Guest House for rent.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      There are many amenities within a short drive from the property, beaches, golf, sport fishing, surfing, boating, restaraunts, shopping, crocodile watching, adventure parks, which can be enjoyed on day trips. Then the tourist hustle can be left behind while you rest beside the pool and plan your next adventure.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Front


                      • Looking from pool deck

                        Looking from pool deck

                      • Kitchen


                      • Pool Jaccuzi

                        Pool Jaccuzi

                      • Path from Casita to pool

                        Path from Casita to pool

                      • Under the Igarone canopy

                        Under the Igarone canopy

                      • Igarone from the Casita deck

                        Igarone from the Casita deck

                      • Front from path

                        Front from path

                      • Deck looking west

                        Deck looking west

                      • Closet


                      • Bedroom


                      • Pool bathroom and out door shower

                        Pool bathroom and out door shower

                      • Deck and Dinning

                        Deck and Dinning

                      • Bedroom


                      • View from deck to main house

                        View from deck to main house

                      • Pool and path to Casita

                        Pool and path to Casita

                      • Pool jaccuzi

                        Pool jaccuzi

                      • View from Casita bedroom balcony

                        View from Casita bedroom balcony

                      • JACUZZI


                      • Vanity


                      • Deck looking east

                        Deck looking east

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Casita from pool

                        Casita from pool

                      • Casita shower

                        Casita shower

                      VRBO #379792

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

                      $120 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 06/04/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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