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Amazing 12 Acre Private Estate Close to Manuel Antonio and Domincal.

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View from the patio. 1500' cool breezes and 25 miles of ocean and sunset views!

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Last updated: 10/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Matapalo house description

Located 20 minutes south of the Quepos airport in the exclusive Hills of Portalon Estates, Vista Del Sol offers breathtaking views that are among the finest available anywhere in the world. At an elevation of 500m (1,500 ft.), there is a constant breeze that keeps the air fresh and the temperature pleasant. Views of Manuel Antonio Park in the North and Punta Dominical in the South encompass a sweeping 45 km. vista of rivers, tropical rainforest, palm trees and several of Costa Rica's premier beaches. Did i mention ocean sunset views 365 days a year? Visitors to the completely private and secure 4.9 hectare (12.1 acre) estate can spend days simply relaxing by the pool, drinking Costa Rica's finest coffee and watching spectacular sunsets. Photos of the house and grounds can only begin to give you a glimpse of the wonders that await you here. Once you feel refreshed, adventure waits around every bend.

Try an exhilarating zip line tour at nearby Hacienda Baru or ride horses through primary rainforest at Nauyaca Falls. The beach town of Dominical, a world famous surf spot, and uniquely bohemian Costa Rica town lies just 10 miles south down the Coastal hwy.

Manuel Antonio National Park lies just to the north,and the amazing deserted beaches of Playa Matapalo are directly in front of the property. (2 kilometers)

There are countless tourist amenities within a short drive from the property, which affords visitors endless opportunities to enjoy a true Costa Rica experience.

The villa comfortably sleeps 8 people in 4 rooms. Completed in November, 2007 by Patrick Heinen of HEG Engineering, Costa Rica's premier home builder, Vista Del Sol provides over 2400 sq/ft of luxurious living on 2 levels and a brand new (2014) oasis-style swimming pool and 1000 sq/ft outdoor patio that accommodates spectacular sunset ocean views every day of the year.

This home is new on the market for rentals and has been used exclusively as a family vacation home until now 9/14. We have another home on the property that we have been renting for the last few seasons (VRBO 448824) so that you may see from our perfect 5 star rating that we are committed to making sure our guests have a memorable 1st class vacation.


4 wheel drive is an absolute must for any Costa Rica adventures. We have a very steep 200 meter approach on the dirt public road leading to our home that can be very intimidating to drivers with little off road experience. Most roads in the southern zone of Costa Rica are not paved, and conditions can change with the weather, so a 4 x 4 is the only way to ensure smooth travels. Experienced local taxi drivers and small shuttle buses (12 passengers) have no problems reaching our property. So please rent a 4 x 4, or hire a professional driver!

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            This property has high end furniture and fixtures, so an additional security deposit may be required for renters under 25. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a terrific secure 12 acre fenced compound for children to play and swim. There is no fence around the pool, so parents take all responsibility for little ones. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Okay to smoke outside on patio...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Vista Del Sol has almost every amenity you can think of, and if there is something else you require, our good friend and property concierge Marlon Rodriguez will arrange it for you; private chef, massage, tours, drivers, the sky is the limit. Marlon will meet all guests upon arrival at the house for a welcoming introduction and walk through tour of the estate as well as answer any questions they may have about the area. Marlon is from the Dominical area, and has all the connections and contacts to arrange just about anything your heart desires....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo:

                Ipod dock....moreless

              • Television:

                50' flatscreen and DVD. We do not offer cable tv, but have an incredible collection of movies on site....moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Marina
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Unbelievable ocean view from Manuel Antonio to Dominical. 365 days of perfect sunsets....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Abutts your very own private 150 acre rainforrest. Hiking to trails on and around the property. Seasonal stream on site....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Beautiful Matapaolo beach just below us 3 miles to the sand....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Air through out the house...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet:

                4 mghz...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                Great cell phone reception. No land line....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Open floor plan high end kitchen with stainless appliances, custom hardwood cabinets and granite slab counters....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                Ice and water dispenser ...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Built in 2014. This is the hi light of the home, and where everyone spends all their time....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low Season
                      Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,750 $2,500
                      My Standard Rate
                      Dec 1 - Aug 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $2,100
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Tax Rate 13%

                      Notes:

                      Christmas, New Years, and Easter = $400 per night with a one week minimum stay.


                      Cancellation policy:

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


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                      Last updated: 10/16/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Quepos
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Dominical
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      34
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Dominical
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Matapalo

                      Only 15 minutes from Quepos Airport, Only 20 minutes from Quepos/Manuel Antonio, Only 15 minutes from Playa Dominical. Only 2 miles from the town of Matapalo and its beautiful quiet beaches. Numerous tourist attractions in the area including: World Class Sport Fishing, Rafting on the Rio Savegre, Numerous nature tours and canopy zip-lining, Waterfall hikes and horseback riding, a multitude of nice restaurants and hotels, Ultra-light airplane tours at the Quepos Airport,

                      The animal rescue/rehab center for Rio Savegre, New 400 slip marina in Quepos is now open!

                      Portalon Information:

                      Portalon is a small pueblo consisting mainly of Costa Rican families and a small mixture of North Americans and Europeans. A laid back friendly atmosphere prevails. With a backdrop of jungle covered hills and bordering the Portalon River, it offers an abundance of tranquility and serenity. Here you become aware of a relaxing energy which seems to rejuvenate and invigorate your entire body. You can hike or horseback ride to nearby waterfalls. The town of Matapalo and its beautiful beaches are only within 2 miles. Matapalo will be a future high growth area for hotel and resort development. The famous Savegre River and rafting is only a few miles away. The towns of Quepos to the North and Dominical to the South are within 10 minutes. Access is easy with the Quepos Airport only 15 minutes away.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: Hola, Costa Rica lovers! My name is Jesse Castro, I live in Boulder Colorado with my wife Ann and our 8 daughter Lennon. Originally from La Jolla, Ca and growing up in the ocean, Colorado after 6 years comes up a bit short on tropical sunsets! Pictured above is me and my mother Sharon who followed us to Colorado to be near her only granddaughter. Sharon is a true California girl and jumped at the chance to partner with her son on a vacation home in one of our favorite spots in the world. Sharon is an executive with a fortune 500 company, specializing in corporate education, while my wife and I have been in the high end salon business for many years. Her a top hairstylist and me well... serial entrepreneur, adventurer, and 'Chief Bottle Washer'. We currently own a successful salon in Boulder Colorado. Being able to experience the contrast between the Rocky Mountains and the amazing South Pacific region of Costa Rica has made us feel blessed beyond belief. It is our absolute pleasure to share our beautiful 3 home estate with friends and family in this magical region of the world. We invite you to feel welcome in our little slice of paradise!

                      Why the Owner Chose Matapalo:
                      This property has the perfect combination of privacy, security, and accessibility to the regions best beaches and attractions of the Pacific region. Perched on a high lot (1500') above the Pacific Ocean, the breezes and sunset views combine into tropical nirvana. Ten degrees (F) cooler than the beach and yet just a few kilometers away with an eagle eye view of the breaking surf. 'The Hills of Portalon' is a private 350 acre Eco-development, with just 27 home sites and more than 150 acres dedicated to rainforest protect.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Vista Del Sol is positioned perfectly to act as a private and secluded home base to countless adventures in the 'Southern Zone' of Costa Rica. The estate is located just 20 minutes south of Manuel Antonio and 15 minutes north of Dominical. It sits on a west facing hillside inside a secure gated property and abuts primary rainforest. The property has a seasonal stream running through the center adding to the ambiance. On the 12 acre estate sits two exquisite homes with 9 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. This would make a tremendous spot for special events; such as weddings, yoga retreats, or just a big family get together. Come enjoy this magical property! Pura Vida!


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • View from the patio. 1500' cool breezes and 25 miles of ocean and sunset views!

                        View from the patio. 1500' cool breezes and 25 miles of ocean and sunset views!

                      • Ocean view side of home. This is the place to be!

                        Ocean view side of home. This is the place to be!

                      • Immaculately maintained home top to bottom.

                        Immaculately maintained home top to bottom.

                      • Glass atrium reading room. located just off the dining room with privacy curtain

                        Glass atrium reading room. located just off the dining room with privacy curtain

                      • 50' flat screen on wall to the right of master bed door not in photo.

                        50' flat screen on wall to the right of master bed door not in photo.

                      • High end kitchen with stainless appliances, local hardwoods, and granite slab.

                        High end kitchen with stainless appliances, local hardwoods, and granite slab.

                      • Master on suite with jacuzzi tub and walk in closet.

                        Master on suite with jacuzzi tub and walk in closet.

                      • Upstairs queen suite with unobstructed ocean sunset views.

                        Upstairs queen suite with unobstructed ocean sunset views.

                      • 3rd upstairs bedroom. Has 2 twin beds (not queen). Jungle view from this room.

                        3rd upstairs bedroom. Has 2 twin beds (not queen). Jungle view from this room.

                      • New 2014 pool and patio with custom tile, lighting, ceiling fans, and shade!

                        New 2014 pool and patio with custom tile, lighting, ceiling fans, and shade!

                      • Lawn with lava rock and natural setting. Beautifully landscaped.

                        Lawn with lava rock and natural setting. Beautifully landscaped.

                      • All day views and breezes at 1500'. Matapalo beach just 2 miles below.

                        All day views and breezes at 1500'. Matapalo beach just 2 miles below.

                      • Completely private brand new pool and patio (2014) with sunset ocean views!

                        Completely private brand new pool and patio (2014) with sunset ocean views!

                      • Did we say views? check!

                        Did we say views? check!

                      • Glass atrium reading room.

                        Glass atrium reading room.

                      • Main living area. Walk out to 1000 sq/ft covered patio and pool.

                        Main living area. Walk out to 1000 sq/ft covered patio and pool.

                      • Open floor plan dinning, kitchen and living room all together.

                        Open floor plan dinning, kitchen and living room all together.

                      • Main floor master 4 steps out the sliding door to the pool. Local hardwood floor

                        Main floor master 4 steps out the sliding door to the pool. Local hardwood floor

                      • Main floor powder room.

                        Main floor powder room.

                      • Upstairs queen with on suite bath and unobstructed ocean sunset views.

                        Upstairs queen with on suite bath and unobstructed ocean sunset views.

                      • Complete laundry room with detergent provided.

                        Complete laundry room with detergent provided.

                      • Unbelievable rain forest behind house. Can you say total privacy? Pura Vida!

                        Unbelievable rain forest behind house. Can you say total privacy? Pura Vida!

                      • Year round stream runs right next to the house. This attracts amazing animals!

                        Year round stream runs right next to the house. This attracts amazing animals!

                      VRBO #616352

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                      4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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