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Stylish Open Living, Garden Bathroom, Pool & Great Sunset View

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Last updated: 04/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

THE ESTATE
Built on over 2.5 acres, the large private estate is situated in a quiet pristine setting. It consists of the Longhouse, where the owners live, an infinity-pool with Indonesian style gazebo to relax under while overlooking the jungle and ocean, and the Orange House, for rental. The buildings are surrounded by a huge tropical garden with lots of native trees, giant bamboo and local fruit trees set close to the rainforest and the Morete River.

LOCATION
Uvita, with its infrastructure that includes banks, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as the beaches and Marino Ballena National Park are only a short distance away by car. To Dominical it is a 9 miles / 10 min drive by car. One of the most popular national parks of Costa Rica, the Manuel Antonio National Park near Quepos is just 37 miles/ 1 hour by car away. The property is located with easy access to the main road.

ORANGE HOUSE - THE RENTAL HOUSE
The Orange House is built a short distance from the Longhouse. It was designed to provide privacy for those who want to simplify and eliminate both the physical and psychological clutter in their lives and come back to nature.

The open inside is divided by built in furniture in bedroom, closet, kitchenette and daybed areas. Big sliding doors lead to the porch, which is settled between two big guaba trees, providing an easy interplay between indoors and outdoors. A lush outdoor garden bathroom invites the guests to experience a shower under the stars and emphasizes the open living character of the house.

The floors are made of stained polished concrete. Straight clear lines, minimalism of furniture and decoration invites the resident to enjoy the spirit of the tropical outside, surrounded by a simple inside design.

A sophisticated ventilation system of wood shutters and roof ventilation use the natural air flow to dispense with need for air-conditioning.

POOL
The pool area is located beside the longhouse and consists of a 3 x 11 m large infinity pool with waterfall shower from a bamboo pole and an Indonesian style gazebo to relax under. The pool will be exclusively for you to use during your stay.

From the pool area you will experience a breathtaking view of the surrounding jungle of the 'fila costeña', the coastal mountain range that rises to over 3000 feet above the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

FREQUENT ASKED QUESTIONS
1) How far is it to the international airport in San José?
We recommend to rent a car. It is a 124 miles / 3-4 hours drive from the international airport in San José to Uvita. We also recommend to do the drive during daytime. The best route is starting from the airport taking the new highway 27 direction Caldera and then highway 34 via Jaco, Quepos, Dominical to Uvita.

2) What kind of rental car do you recommend?
We highly recommend a rental car to explore the area! We also recommend a 4x4, it would not be absolutely necessary but more comfortable. A small one would be sufficient.

3) How close is the Orange House from the beach?
The nearest beach is Playa Hermosa, 1,5 miles from the Orange House.
The famous whalestail beach is approx. 3 miles away. All together we are close to 7 different beaches here in the Uvita area. You will need a car to go there.


Keywords: At the Orange House you will enjoy privacy with great views, stylish open living and garden bathroom! A perfect hideaway for honeymooner and nature lovers.

Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/29/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

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Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Garden bathroom with outdoor shower

Other Amenities

  • Owner on site

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean:

    2 miles to Playa Hermosa (north of Uvita) and 3 miles to the entrance of the Marino Ballena National Park / Whalestail...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
 

Reviews

5
from 15 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$127

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Security Deposit in Cash $196.11
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows: 50 % if canceled 60 days prior to the check-in date, later: no refund.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Quepos
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Buenas Golf Resort
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Costanera Sur
0.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mi Amore Restaurant at Vista Ballena Hotel
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa Hermosa

Car: Recommended

Waterfalls, Spanish School, Zip Line Tours, Nature Reserves, Animal Sanctuary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We are a german couple living its dream in Costa Rica. Kerstin is an architect and built our houses which have been finished end of 2010. Udo is a software engineer.

Why the Owner Chose Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica:
We have traveled a lot in the past 20 years and found in Uvita in southern Costa Rica our paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Living in the Orange House in a quiet pristine setting, close to flora and fauna and at the same time strategically located less than 1 mile away from the center of Uvita, the Marino Ballena National Park, restaurants, beaches and tourist attractions.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/29/2017

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Photos

  • Day bed

    Day bed

  • Orange House

    Orange House

  • Sunset at the pool area

    Sunset at the pool area

  • Garden bathroom

    Garden bathroom

  • The Whalestail in Uvita, b e a u t i f u l!

    The Whalestail in Uvita, b e a u t i f u l!

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Flowers

    Flowers

  • Overview Orange House

    Overview Orange House

  • Marino Ballena National Park

    Marino Ballena National Park

  • Porch

    Porch

  • Tucan

    Tucan

  • Hammock on the terrace

    Hammock on the terrace

  • Sleeping area

    Sleeping area

  • The Orange House for rental

    The Orange House for rental

  • Open-air shower in the garden bathroom

    Open-air shower in the garden bathroom

  • Terrace

    Terrace

  • Mountain view from the pool area

    Mountain view from the pool area

  • Ocean view from the Pool area

    Ocean view from the Pool area

  • Playa Hermosa, one of 7 nice beaches in the area

    Playa Hermosa, one of 7 nice beaches in the area

  • Pool area

    Pool area

  • Sloth

    Sloth

  • Uvita Waterfall

    Uvita Waterfall

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 09, 2017

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