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Luxurious 4 Bedroom Mountain Estate with Gorgeous Ocean Views

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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Beautiful Ocean and Mountain views.
This modern, 5500 square foot villa, has everything you need to have a truely relaxing and memorial 'real' Costa Rican vacation away from the crowds. Secure, private, and relaxing. Located on 60 acres of your own lush jungle paradise.
Perfect for families, friends, or couples that just want to 'get away from it all' and enjoy.
The two story house has an oversized master bedroom on the upper floor with an oversized California King bed. The master bath, with tub and shower, is stunning. 3 sets of beautiful teak double doors open onto a complete wrap around balcony, perfect for stargazing and viewing the lights of the valley below. AIr conditioning is included for those who wish, but with the doors open and the fans on you'll sleep like a baby. There is an office desk and wifi for those who feel the need to keep up with the outside world.
The second and third bedrooms, though smaller, are equally as comfortable, with queen sized beds, air conditioners, and access to the balcony.
The second bathroom which has a huge walk in shower, is located here.
The fourth bedroom is located downstairs, and also has a queen sized bed and air conditioning. A full sized handicap accesible bathroom is attached.
A half bath is located adjacent to the kitchen.
We are 100 % solar hot water heated! And unlike properties located on the beaches we actually have very good water pressure.
The kitchen is modern and well equipped, with marble countertops, and a gas stovetop and electric range. All necessary appliances, plates, silverware, etc. are included. The stainless steel dishwasher and refrigerator/freezer will keep you going.
The dining area is quite comfortable with two tables that sit four each, and a bar with two stools.
The living area is also quite comfortable with two couches, a chair and a 42 inch flat screen TV with cable, stereo and DVD player for your viewing pleasure. That's if you can drag yourself inside long enough to watch something, as most guests just want to be outside at the pool area.
The bottom floor double doors open onto a complete wrap around deck and the beautiful infinity edge pool. The pool has a built in waterfall, swim jet package, and sun shades installed for swimming rain or shine. It is the perfect place to watch the sun rise and set while enjoying the views with a cup of coffee or a toddy in your hand. There is ample seating on the deck for intimate conversation or partying with your friends. Jump in the pool or catch some rays on our comfortable reclining lounge chairs.
If your party is extra large there is an adjacent managers apartment that we sometimes rent out for an extra fee. Though not as extravagent as the main house, it is quite comfortable with it's own kitchen, bedroom and bathroom and huge deck.

We can also arrange transfers to and from the airport in San Jose.

Attractions: Being midway between the two largest beach towns on the Pacific offers many advantages.
Jaco and Quepos offer the best restaurants and nightlife on the coast. Manuel Antonio the best beaches and coves. Los Suenos Resort and Marina, the best in all Central America, includes a world-class marina and championship golf course. The brand new marina in Quepos, Marina Pez Zela, along with Los Suenos, make this area one of the most wonderful bases of operation for sports fishing and snorkeling in all the world.
Adjacent to the estate is Sky Mountain Canopy, which boasts the highest, longest, and best zip line in all of Costa Rica. Paid admission to the canopy tour includes beautiful hiking trails and a real nice waterfall. We can walk, drive, or ride the horses to the waterfall. There is also a wonderful waterfall with 3 different pools (Tres Pilas) at the base of the hill. It is an easy drive and easy hike to these falls.
For those wanting to experience the real Costa Rica without the crowds there are six different beaches just a short half hour drive from the estate.
Some are perfect for swimming and some are world class surf beaches. All are great for picnics, walking, and watching the sun set. Playa Palo Seco, just outside Parrita, and Esterillos to our west, both have several little resorts with wonderful restaurants for memorial sunset dining. Parrita and Playon closer to the hill have many very good Tico restaurants for those who prefer the local cusine and culture.

We offer the use of our Toyota Prado Landcruiser (7 passenger) including driver, for only $150 per day (compare that to Budget or Alamo $150 per day w/no driver). You pay only for the days you need the car. You also pay for the gas. We will take you anywhere you wish to go. If you are comfortable driving yourself we rent the vehicle for $50 per day and show you how to get to where you are going. We have maps and a GPS available. If you have a larger group, we can arrange transfers with a very reliable local driver in a very nice 10 to 12 passenger air conditioned van.

We know a lot of cool places to go and you just sit back and relax.

Driving in CR can be quite the stress-filled adventure, especially at night.

We offer our SUV and driver as an alternative to you having to rent a car.
A few reasons this works for some people:
(1) We pick you up and drop you off at the airport, no hasseling at the car rental
(2) We usually know where we are going, lol.
(3) Bless their hearts, the ticos are the worlds worst drivers
(4) Many of our guests tend to enjoy the nightlife and CR has just recently enacted very stiff DUI penalties so the guests would prefer to just sit back and enjoy the ride. You also just pay for the car the days you use it.
We can usually get you a more affordable rate on transfers locally then you can get on your own.

When you decide on the exact dates we will send you a rental
agreement. You execute the agreement and send it back to us.
We require a 50% deposit forwarded to us.
When the funds are posted your rental date is confirmed. The balance will be due , and payable in US$ funds upon your arrival in Costa Rica.

Email us back and leave a call back number should you have any further questions.

Talk to you soon.
Randy and Claudia Dains
208 588-2518 home
208 954-3217 cell
208 709-7879 cell
011 506 8688 4184 in Costa Rica December to May

Keywords: Thank you for your inquiry into our vacation rental house, villa, estate. Our guests tell us they see more wildlife during their stay here at the estate than any of the tours they go on. It is a birders paradise and a wildlife lovers dream. There is usually a plethora of butterflies, birds of all kinds, monkeys, iguana’s, and other wildlife for your viewing pleasure. We have stables with 5 horses here on the estate and the younger people really enjoy hanging out with the herd. The estate is in the mountains a 30 minute drive to several beaches. Much closer to the estate there are several waterfalls and a major river. The estate is 25 minutes to Parrita, which is then 20 minutes to Quepos or 30 minutes to Jaco and 2 hours to the airport in San Jose.

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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/20/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 5500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

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

    We love kids and are 100% family oriented. They will have a ball here hiking and exploring and looking at all of the local wildlife. They can pick all of the fresh fruits and vegetables thay want right out of our organic garden and many varied fruit trees. Cut your own fresh pineapple or try and crack open your own coconut. Jump off the rocks and swim in one of the local pristine waterfalls. Enjoy the horseback riding that is included in your stay....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not allowed in the house however you can smoke outside on any of the large wrap around verandas....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The downstairs bedroom and attached bathroom are handicaped accessible....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

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  • We also have an outdoor shower with hot water for showering off after a hard day playing at the beach or hiking in the mountains. We are 100% solar hot water heated so you can't run out....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Infinity edge pool with built in swim jet package and waterfall. Overlooking the Parrita River valley and Pacific ocean, incredible views. Spotting scope, binoculars for wildlife viewing, star gazing. Ipod dock, alarm clocks safe dartboard basketball Vehicle for rent. On site concierge/driver/guide. On site gardner/maintenance/ security. On site chef services available at an additional charge or our housekeeper will cook for you and you just tip her. On site horseback riding included at no additional charge. Bilingual staff. Housekeeping provided every other day....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Downtown:

    The bustling little town of Parrita is large enough to have everything that you need for shopping and dining but is small enough to truely enjoy a friendly typical Costa Rican town....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful mountains form the backdrop to your stay on 60 lush acres of tropical jungle paradise....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Stunning 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean from Quepos to Jaco...moreless

  • Rural:

    Located on a ridge overlooking the fertile Parrita River valley. The area is renowned for it's banana, palm, teak, rice, papaya, and melon plantations....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has air conditioning. However, with the cool mountain breezes and the massive block walls you really don't need it. We sleep like a baby with the doors wide open listening to the jungle....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking:

    Unlike most areas in Costa Rica, we have plenty of room for your vehicles at the Casa....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Use your mobile device and our hi speed wi fi enabled internet access to keep in touch with all your friends and associates....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi is available through out the main house, verandas and pool area....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We can provide a chef for your special meals. Or you can have our housekeeper Magally cook you some fantastic Typical Costa Rican food....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Complete with relaxing chairs and love seat for watching the stars and city lights and listening to relaxing jungle sounds....moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large covered wrap around decks upstairs and down! Perfect for relaxing, reading, sipping that fresh hot cup of good Costa Rican coffee, or enjoying that ice cold cerveza or evening toddy....moreless

  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Pick fresh vegatables out of our organic garden. Learn to cook plantains and yucca picked from our property. Pick lemons, oranges, water apples, star fruits and many others from our fruit trees....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal or gas, take your pick....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    An amazing infinity edge pool with swim jet packages for your recreational pleasure. Swim, relax, play volley ball in the pool. There are sun shades installed, and a wading pool for the little ones...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season 2016
May 1 - Nov 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$350
$2,200
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2016
6 night min stay

$3,500
Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2016
6 night min stay

$5,000
New Years
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2017
6 night min stay

$5,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$400
$2,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

1/2 down payment wired or mailed to us by check. The balance due and payable in cash USD upon arrival in Costa Rica


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 08/20/2016
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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Juan Santamaria International, SJO
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bandera, Palo Seco

Things to do - all can be arranged by our concierge:

Manuel Antonio Park Tour

Rain Maker Park Tour

Deep Sea Sport Fishing

Mangrove fishing and kayaking

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving

Sailboating

Sunset Champagne Sails

Whale and dolphin watching

Tortoise watching

Tortuga Island Tour

Canopy Tour

Waterfall Rappelling

Whitewater River Rafting

Jet Skiing

Butterfly Botanical Gardens

Volcano tours

Horse Back Riding

Surfing

Paddle Boarding

Mountain Biking

ATV four-wheel adventure

Parasailing

Banana boat riding

Golfing

Paintball

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Hola, We are Randy and Claudia Dains from Idaho, partners in Casa Brisas de la Montana, along with Vern Eames, also from Idaho. It is our goal here at Casa Brisas to make sure that you have the greatest experience possible on your vacation to beautiful Costa Rica. When you leave we want you to leave with a smile on your face and a treasure trove full of wonderful memories. We, like Disneyland, want to be known as the 'happiest place on earth'.

Why the Owner Chose Puntarenas, Costa Rica:
We chose Casa Brisas de la Montana because of the absolutely stunning beauty and tranquility of the area. The local 'Ticos' are absolutely the best, most genuine people you will ever want to meet. Living here on 'the hill' is a dream come true for my wife and I.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Secluded, beautiful estate that is close enough to all the major tourist areas to make them easily accessable for a truly exciting vacation. But best of all, they are also easily escapeable for a truely relaxing vacation. You get the best of both!


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/20/2016

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Photos

  • The Casa and Pool

    The Casa and Pool

  • Waterfall at work!

    Waterfall at work!

  • Flowers from the property arranged by guest

    Flowers from the property arranged by guest

  • Jetskiing in beautiful Manuel Antonio park.

    Jetskiing in beautiful Manuel Antonio park.

  • Perfect place for that intimate family gathering

    Perfect place for that intimate family gathering

  • Waterfalls Costa Rican style!

    Waterfalls Costa Rican style!

  • Enjoying the beach.

    Enjoying the beach.

  • Damas Island Monkey Tour

    Damas Island Monkey Tour

  • Annual Field Hockey Game
Costa Ricans vs Canadians

    Annual Field Hockey Game Costa Ricans vs Canadians

  • Just Chillin'

    Just Chillin'

  • Guest with baby crocodile

    Guest with baby crocodile

  • Downstairs handicap accessible full bathroom

    Downstairs handicap accessible full bathroom

  • Relax at the Casa!

    Relax at the Casa!

  • Flags at the Casa

    Flags at the Casa

  • Riding at the Casa.

    Riding at the Casa.

  • Sometimes you get to kiss the fish!

    Sometimes you get to kiss the fish!

  • Owner hard at work! (Hope the other owners don't see this.)

    Owner hard at work! (Hope the other owners don't see this.)

  • Enjoy the beautiful sunsets from the veranda.

    Enjoy the beautiful sunsets from the veranda.

  • Sunset Sailing in Manuel Antonio

    Sunset Sailing in Manuel Antonio

  • Original Costa Rican ox cart

    Original Costa Rican ox cart

  • One of the neighbors who lives around here.

    One of the neighbors who lives around here.

  • Casa Brisas de la Montana

    Casa Brisas de la Montana

  • Beautiful House
Beautiful Location

    Beautiful House Beautiful Location

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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