Large Beautiful Country Home in Monteverde with View

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Beautiful new furnished 3 bedroom home with great room, sitting area, full kitchen with all the dishes, pots and pans you will need. The master bedroom has a separate full bathroom. The two upstairs bedrooms share a full bathroom and each has a covered patio out sliding doors. There is also a guest bathroom on the first level. 2 Queen beds and a double are comfortable. All towels and linens provided and care-takers wash the linens after departure.

Caretakers live in a casita on the property, speak English well and have a booking agency for tours in the Monteverde area or elsewhere is Costa Rica. A covered patio off of the dining area is perfect for a barbeque dinner or just to sit and look at the beautiful view, sipping wine and watching the birds. The house is on a 2000 square meter property (1/2 acre) just down from the continental divide. Hear howler monkeys in the forests nearby. The temperature here in the mountains is a comfortable temperate climate year round.

The house is 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from Santa Elena, which has grocery stores, restaurants and various shops.

Monteverde is a key destination because of the several cloud forest reserves where tourists can hike or take guided tours. There are numerous other attractions, including night hikes, birding tours, exciting zip lines through the forest canopy, canopy bridge hikes, coffee plantation tours, waterfalls, and animal reserves. Monteverde is one of the only places in the world to see the Resplendent Quetzel, perhaps the most beautiful bird in the world. There are numerous other species of birds to see, including a number of types of Tucans. Wild life abounds.

Keywords: house, casa, home

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • On site care takers in casita. Local friend who can arrange for tours and attractions in Monteverde and everywhere is Costa Rica. Beautiful birds on and near property....moreless


  • Games:

    Some board games available on book shelf...moreless


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining Area


  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless device on land line...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio:

    Tiled covered patio for sitting and barbequing....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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from 18 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$910 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included


Rate is for up to 4 people. Each additional person is $10 per day. Caretakers can prepare dinners for $12 per person; includes food provided by caretakers.

$100 deposit upon reservation, refundable up to 7 days; balance charged at end of stay.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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110 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
San Jose (SJO)

Hiking in Santa Elena cloudforest preserve, hiking in Monteverde cloudforest preserve, night hikes, immersion Spanish school, birding tours, zip lines, canopy bridge tours, tourist shopping, wonderful restaurants, easy travel to Arenal volcano, location of the Resplendent Questzel and hundreds of other bird species


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: With our 5 children grown, we wanted a place in Costa Rica. Of all of the places that we have traveled, none have appealed to us as much as Costa Rica. When we come to Costa Rica, we sometimes stare at one another and declare, 'We just love it here.'

Why the Owner Chose Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica:
We had traveled many places, but the beauty of this place and the warm friendly people drew us like a magnet. We went to spanish immersion school here and have developed our many 'Tico' friendhsips.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have developed a number of friendships, some with other foreigners but mostly with Ticos. It is an easy country to travel in. Dollars are accepted everywhere and in most places English is spoken. The forest across from our property is known for the variety of birds.

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

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  • The house

    The house

  • The patio

    The patio

  • Comfy


  • And rest

    And rest

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • Fully tiled walk in showers on both levels

    Fully tiled walk in showers on both levels

  • Prepare meals in the fully stocked kitchen

    Prepare meals in the fully stocked kitchen

  • The cloud forest

    The cloud forest

  • The entry

    The entry

  • Step inside

    Step inside

  • Enter the master bedroom

    Enter the master bedroom

  • Sitting area upstairs - take in the view

    Sitting area upstairs - take in the view

  • The other upstairs bedroom

    The other upstairs bedroom

  • Sit and enjjoy the patio and listen to the birds

    Sit and enjjoy the patio and listen to the birds

  • See the sights

    See the sights

VRBO #413952

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Large Beautiful Country Home in Monteverde with View

Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica #413952

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