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Retired Snow Birds Winter in Safe Quiet Paradise of Costa Rica

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Last updated: 09/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our one bedroom guest house, rents by four 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.

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


Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    40 plus...moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    Prefer retired couples....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Contact owner....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Contact owner....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Single foldout sofa in living room


  • Large closet with ensuite, and cedar storage chest.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Sink and vanity...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Jacuzzi jets attached to pool.


  • Game Room:

    Foosball table is by the pool....moreless

  • Games:

    Cards and chess are available....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Wide variety of genres available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    80 cable channels English and Spanish, plus numerous radio and music stations....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Most prefer to eat on the deck, as it is very comfortable, or can be seated at the kitchen counter....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Two 18,000 BTU split units, one in the Master Bedroom and one in the Livingroom/Kitchen....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

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

  • Covered Parking:

    Detached from house....moreless

  • Garage:

    A large covered car port is detached from the house....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet, high speed broadband....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, pillows and pillow cases are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

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

  • Parking:

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

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    The carport is large enough for a car, Rv, and boat trailer....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls free, International at cost, Skype is also available....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, kitchen and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

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

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    Upon request....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

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

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All utensils required to satisfy culinary artists....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough to serve a minimum of 8 people....moreless

  • Kitchen:

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

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Part of the stove/range....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

    22 cubic ft, complete with ice and filtered cold water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    Four burner gas complete with oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    With view, breeze and birds. ...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Available for use free of charge, helmets are not provided....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Golf:

    The nearest Golf course is Los Suenos, 50 km from the property....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

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

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large propane gas grill....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    With jacuzzi jets and water temperature ranging from 70 to 80 degrees F Year around....moreless



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from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
C$700 C$1,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit C$300
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/15/2015
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50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

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, tranquility, 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 Bungalow:
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.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish



  • 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



  • Vanity


  • Deck looking east

    Deck looking east

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Casita from pool

    Casita from pool

  • Casita shower

    Casita shower

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Date last modified - Saturday, October 03, 2015

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