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** RENOVATED 10/17 ** Lake Views In Excuisite Gated Community

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Lake & Mountain Views.

*** Recently renovated / updated (08/2017)!!*** Located within a gated community with night time guard. The house is 1,050 ft sq. with 400 ft sq covered patio and 16 ft (5 meter) ceilings, stainless steel gas stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. Full size clothes washer/dryer. Local made furnishings to accent the granite tops and custom solid wood cabinetry. Brand new patio furniture to enjoy the constant breeze on its way to flow through all rooms.

Master Bedroom features custom built in closet with drawers, wood floors, queen bed, ceiling fan, lake view from bed! Bath: oversized shower, granite topped custom vanity, with all Moen fixtures. Recently added safe.

Guest bedroom offers brand new king sized bed, mattress, linens. pillows, built in closet with drawers, dim lights, ceiling fan, solid wood doors and floors, two full size windows for natural light and breezes.

Guest bath: Tub and shower set in beautiful tile with glass door, granite top vanity and plenty of light.

1/2 bath: locate in the living area for easy access for daytime guests or overnighters on the couches.

Kitchen: Stainless steel appliances featuring 6 burner gas stove, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher and sink. The granite top sits on beautiful locally made solid wood cabinets. The kitchen is fully appointed with utensils, cookware, flatware, glasses, salt & pepper and many small necessities. Just like at home if not better!!

This octagonal house is fully furnished and appointed with designer furnishings set on solid wood floors for a warm and relaxed tropical feel.

Dining table with seating for 5, Breakfast bar with 5 stools, double sofa, 2 chairs, coffee table,

60" flat screen t.v. with English and Spanish channels provided. Wi-Fi. A small DVD library is there with many titles for sale locally.

More Details

Kyle Knoth
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 8, 2018

About Kyle Knoth

Love visiting and look forward to every return trip!

Kyle Knoth purchased this villa in 2008

Why Kyle Knoth chose Cantón Tilarán

This property because the area and people are so incredibly pleasant. Lake views, gated / guarded security, close proximity to so many attractions, great design and construction to a very high degree of quality.

What makes this villa unique

Lake views from the bedroom!! Living area also shares this picturesque vista along with cool breezes. The great attention to detail in the construction and design such as wraught iron chandelier below pergola centered in 16' ceiling.


Cantón Tilarán Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Oversized shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Ensuite full guest bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Has sink with access from living area.
  • Master bathroom: Brightened by natural sunlight, the oversized shower in this incredible fully tiled bathroom is spacious and chic. All Moen fixtures allow for smart look and feel. Custom made from local hardwood, the single sink and extra wide vanity offer plenty of room for any couple! Guest Bath: Feel like a million bucks after the bath from this tub! With the attention to detail and quality of workmanship, this bath is as pleasing to the eye as some of the scenery! Treat yourself to Costa Rica's best. The Sanctity of a private bath is always a treasure and this is your gem!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Guest bedroom - 1 king
  • Luxurious master bedroom with lakeview from your pillow! Full size sliding glass door providing private entry. Hardwood flooring with masterly crafted closet and cabinetry. Solid wood doors and matching trim. Adorned with locally made custom furnishings and decor. Ensuite master bath. Guest bedroom: Hardwood floors flow into the guest bedroom with two twin beds and spacious built in closet. Ceiling fan,two full windows, dim lights and ensuite bathroom are among the amenities.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
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average rating of 4.142857 based on 14 reviews

Fantastic location. Peaceful and relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic location. It was beautifully situated above the lake. The first night we just enjoyed sitting on the porch while the kids rolled down the hill.

The home was as pretty as the pictures. It was a modern, yet quaint home. It was a great home base while we visited Rio Celeste and Volcan Chato. We even saw a sloth in one of the neighbors trees!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Austin for your review. We are glad to hear you had a great stay! Come back and stay again!!
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Vancouver, Canada

Great base for our Costa Rica adventure!

  • 5 of 5

This place was an amazing base for our family of four while we explored the local area. The location was great as we were able to easily get to the sights in and around LaFortuna as well as getting to Monteverde which was perfect. It's probably an hour from each location but it's a beautiful drive and fun to be exploring the area. The local grocery store and butcher was perfect for us (the butcher was very enjoyable to deal with). There are larger stores in Tiliran but we never actually needed the larger grocery store. The property itself was as advertised and very comfortable for us with amazing views and we felt very safe and relaxed while being there. It had everything we needed to enjoy home cooked meals and bbq's in comfort. I have to comment on the property manager Joannia who was very helpful when we arrived. She turned up within minutes of our arrival to let us in and showed us around including taking us to the local shops to show us around and get acquainted with the local area and customs. She was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay and we could always contact her with any questions. We were initially a little worried after reading the review about the negative experience by one of the renters however as the owner explained there is a new property manager now and we are so glad that we decided not to concern ourselves too much with the one negative review out of so many positive ones.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Lake House

  • 5 of 5

Charming little house, nice secure location, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very beautiful place next to the lake

  • 5 of 5

This place is a newly renovated place with all the luxury you need. The house sits next to the lake, great if you want to spend time on the lake and enjoy a peaceful tranquil place. The only issues we had were no cable tv in the rooms and it's a drive to the volcano and hot springs. Took us an hour to hour and a half to get there. Which is ok, the view is beautiful and we stopped along the way to eat and shop. I highly recommend this place to stay, very nice scenery and quiet, safe place. People that live around there and in town are very friendly. We enjoyed our stay tremendously! Thanks to all who were involved, we would stay again if we ever head back to Costa Rica! Las jente si tienen "PURA VIDA!"

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Connie for your review! We pride ourselves in providing a relaxing and peaceful stay. We are grateful you took the time to review and hope you many happy and safe travels! You are a great guest for any renter. Pura Vida!! Kyle
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Beautiful home in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This spacious home is beautiful, comfortable, and well maintained. The large, central room with its high ceilings, cupola, and array of floor to ceiling windows is breathtaking! There is a great view of Lake Arenal. A previous poor review indicated some problems with cleanliness, upkeep, and access to the property. Kyle was very understanding of our concerns and assured us that we would have no issues since there was a new property manager. Kyle was right! Everything was fine. Nor did we have any difficulty gaining access to the gated community. Kyle provided us with gate codes ahead of time, as well as contact information for himself and Joanie, the property manager, in the event of any problem. Be advised that the houses on the street are not numbered. This house is set back from the road, and the grass driveway is right beside the green paved drive. Joanie was at the house to meet us on our arrival and to see us off. She was very accommodating and always available on short notice. We were delighted with the brand new BBQ. The weather was generally low to mid 20’s C, and very windy every day - perhaps a bit too windy, especially for swimming which we had hoped to do. But the location of this property is excellent. It is centrally located to be within a reasonable (up to 1.5 hours) drive of many attractions, including Arenal Volcano, Monte Verde Cloud Forest Reserve, Palo Verde National Park (where we saw monkeys), Rio Celeste (turquoise water), and Llano de Cortez waterfall (where we swam in a pool at its base!) Make sure you go to the nearby Brisas del Lago restaurant. It is one of the best restaurants we have been to – ever! We would definitely recommend a visit here.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, thank you for your honest review. We are over the moon that you were able to experience so much of this beautiful and amazing country while staying in our freshly renovated house. It was great to have you at our home and feel free to come on back any time! Pura Vida! Kyle
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Albemarle, North Carolina

Great view! Easy drive to coast, la fortuna, grocery, restaurants. Need a car...we had small economy

  • 5 of 5

Joannie's mom met us at house. Her son helped us with luggage. Liberia airport a little over an hour away on good roads. Overlooks lake. Can walk to restaurant if you are in shape. Grocery also. Joannie's response was quick when needed. Stayed 2 weeks and made a good home base. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Brenda! We are happy to hear everything went well and your stay was a good one. We strive to make the stay one to remember forever! Pura Vida! Kyle
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.01 Miles
Puerto San Luis
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Pan - American
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Car: necessary

Located in a secure gated community along the shore of Lake Arenal In Puerto San Luis near Tiliran, Costa Rica. With breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and farms across the lake. There is as much to do as one can imagine in this Beautiful region of Costa Rica. Horseback riding, whitewater rafting, Zip Lines, trekking, hiking, waterfalls, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest (more orchid species than anywhere in the world), hot springs, rodeos, equestrian events, bird watching, scenic drives, and a favorite of many - Peace & Quiet!!

Restaurants, local shopping, and most modern service recommendations available. Maid services are and meal preparation also available! Child care is available with proper notice through personally recommended local care.

Clubhouse access with infinity pool, BBQ, service kitchen, and incredible views of lake. Perfect to entertain if wanted.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $30

This Property was just freshened up (08/2017) with new paint, bedding, linens, 60" LCD t.v., sleeper sofas (2), patio furniture, safe, and repairs where needed. It looks more amazing than ever!! The club house is immaculate and ready for swimming and hosting!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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