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Quiet and Relaxing Cabin with Birdwatching

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Relax on the porch & look at the view and the birds, it's quiet & relaxing here

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Last updated: 10/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Turrialba cabin description

This is a cabin located on the side of a mountain with sweeping views of Tuis and the valley below. The cabin is located on a farm with lots of different birds, coffee, fruit trees, hummingbirds, waterfalls, jungle and fish ponds, and my new aquaponics project. The area is known for white water rafting on the Pacuare and Reventazon. The active Turrialba Volcano is nearby. There are canopy tours, Pre-Colombian ruins, a snake farm, coffee tours, nature reserves, and many more things to do nearby.

Attn: Bird Lovers... I have been told by serious birders that my farm has a lot of different types of birds and some are not common. My farm is located at the same elevation and about a mile away from Rancho Naturalista, where over 400 species of birds have been seen. Rancho also offers day passes to explore their place for birds.

The cabin has a living room with a TV, DVD and movies are available, includes a furnished kitchen for cooking, a porch with rocking chairs and hummingbird feeders, there are two double beds and bunk beds. There is wireless internet. A washer and dryer are available. The garage has space for one car.

Directions taking the bus: From San Jose go to the Turrialba bus station and take the express bus that leaves every hour, in 1 1/2 hours you are in Turrialba. Take the Tuis bus that leaves every hour and in 40 minutes you are in Tuis. There is a San Joaquin bus from Turrialba that brings you up to my driveway. At the start of my driveway is a large rock with a yellow cross painted on it. If you are on the San Joaquin bus tell the bus driver to let you off at Camino La Paulina.

Directions driving: From San Jose follow the signs to Cartago on Hwy 2 and continue thru town to Paraiso, from there follow the signs to Turrialba on Hwy 10. The road is paved and well maintained. Continue thru Turrialba on Hwy 10. You will cross the Reventazon River and start up the hill, turn right on the road to La Suiza, Hwy 232. Continue thru La Suiza to Tuis on Hwy 232. One half block past the bus garage turn left and start up the hill. Go three kilometers to where the road turns sharply to the right. There is a big boulder on the left with a yellow cross painted on it, turn left into my driveway. There are two driveways, take the level one. Go 2 blocks and you are here.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 2 double, 1 bunk bed

            ...moreless

          • There are two double beds and a set of bunk beds in the cabin

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

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

            We have Claro Satellite TV in the cabin...moreless

          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Water Parks

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            Steve's cabin sits on the side of a mountain overlooking the beautiful valley and town of Tuis...moreless

          • Village:

            The village of Tuis is down the hill from my farm...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Parasailing
          • Rafting
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Internet:

            Wireless internet available for guests...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Telephone:

            I have a local cell phone guests can use...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Tabletop gas stove with 4 burners...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Sit in one of the two rocking chairs and relax with a view of the valley below and trees with many types of birds...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            I have gardens growing many different kinds of flowers, fruits and vegetables....moreless

           

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          3 night min stay
          $50
          $280 $900

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          • Taxes Not included

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          Extra guests above the second guest pay $10 a night extra


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 10/06/2014
          Check availability
          23 Available
          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates
           

          Location

          40 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Santa Maria International Airport, San Jose

          Car: Not Necessary

          Whitewater River Rafting the Pacuare

          Guayabo National Park

          Irazu Volcano National Park

          Ujjarras Church ruins

          Snake Farm

          CATIE Botanical Garden

          Aserri Waterfall

          Birding Day Pass at Rancho Naturalista

          Canopy Zip Line Tour Adventure Park

          4X4 ATV Adventure Park

          Canyon Waterfall Rappel Tour Adventure Park

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2005

          About the owner: I live on a 4 acre farm in the mountains of Costa Rica with fruit trees, coffee, hummingbirds, waterfalls, and jungle. My friends say I live in Paradise, and it's probably true. It is beautiful here, green, with flowers blooming year round. I teach English here. Also I am working on a solar and aquaponics system for my farm. People rave about Steve's Cabin, it is quiet and peaceful here. If you like birds we have them, too. Come check out beautiful Costa Rica and let me show you some Southern Hospitality on my farm.

          Why the Owner Chose Turrialba:
          I bought my farm because of the beauty here in this area and the climate. The climate here is springtime year round with a temperature range that averages 65 degrees F at nights to 83 degrees F during the day. There is a multitude of different type of birds here. I am working on solar, wind, hydroelectic and aquaponic projects.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
          This farm has good soil for growing things, large springs with delicious water, plentiful water for growing tilapia and my aquaponics project. I use a pump that pumps the water up to tanks above my house using only the pressure of the water, no electricity. I have a jungle with waterfalls, and I have planted many different types of fruit trees and herbs which we can use to cook with.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english
           

          Photos

          • Relax on the porch & look at the view and the birds, it's quiet & relaxing here

            Relax on the porch & look at the view and the birds, it's quiet & relaxing here

          • Furnished kitchen for cooking

            Furnished kitchen for cooking

          • Orchids on the farm

            Orchids on the farm

          • Toucans are common here

            Toucans are common here

          • Flowers bloom year round here due to the springtime temperatures

            Flowers bloom year round here due to the springtime temperatures

          • Bedroom has a double bed and bunkbeds.  These is another double bed too.

            Bedroom has a double bed and bunkbeds. These is another double bed too.

          • Scarlet Collared Tanager

            Scarlet Collared Tanager

          • These are around the house

            These are around the house

          VRBO #464862

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

          $50 per night (USD)
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          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 10/06/14
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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          Speaks: english
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