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Ridge top location whitewater ocean view only 800 meters from highway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 King Bed 3x1/2 Bath W Pool And White Water Ocean Views

This special, fully renovated 6 acre property enjoys a great location being on the top of a ridge giving access to breezes from any direction ,white water pacific ocean views, yet close enough to hear the sound of the surf and combines,mountain,valley and jungle views and offers all this at only 2 to 3 minutes or 800 meters from the highway. You turn off at Ojochal to a paved access from Calle Peresoza ensuring easy all weather access to Ojochals great restaurants with Mama and Papas Italian restaurant being only a 200 meter walk and Exotica,Citrus, Ylang Ylang ,Azul, Verde, El Fuego and Villas Gaia all within 1200 meters.But don’t forget the multitude of great value Tico restaurants along the highway for main meals or breakfasts that will fuel you for a full day of activity at the nearby beaches of Tortuga,Pinuela,Ventanas and Ballena or go kayaking through mangroves, ziplines,hiking,white water rafting,whale and dolphin watching or visiting some of Costa Rica's unique national parks to observe wildlife and rainforest communities in a natural state.

This special very ,private location has its own gated entry and leads to the completely renovated three bedroom home, all with king size beds two of which converts to two singles and all with their own luxurious ensuites.

It has a large open plan living, dining area with a new kitchen including granite tops overlooking the large pool which is surrounded by a non slip coral tiling, complemented by an outdoor BBQ and eating area. While the bedrooms are air conditioned it is generally not needed as there are fans in all areas including the spacious verandah overlooking the pool with outside toilet shower and ocean view.There is a small river at the bottom of the property and you will rise each morning to the sounds of many birds and each night brings a new sunset experience. The owners live adjacent but well out of site and can complement the property manager with any queries during your stay.

The pool is serviced at least twice per week and the linen is changed weekly and the house cleaned. More frequent service including meals can be arranged.

More Details

Owner
Kathy Sturk
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Kathy Sturk

Owners are retired Australians and live on an adjacent but separate private property. And therefore available to attend any needs of the renters. And ensure an enjoyable experience.

Kathy Sturk purchased this house in 2013

Why Kathy Sturk chose Puntarenas

It's location complements our own. Enjoys all weather 2 wheel drive access. Only 800 meters from Hwy with ridge top views.

What makes this house unique

Proximity to the best restaurants in Ojochal. Photographers and birdwatchers Paradise. A different sunset every night. Close to 6 of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches. Easy access to tourist operators and all that the South Pacific coast has to offer.

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Location 800 metres from highway on ridge top giving easy access to all the south pacific has to offer

Amenities

Ojochal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , outdoor shower , services pool and outdoors
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , adjacent living kitchen area
  • All fully tiled with large shower heads
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , king converts to two singles if required
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , converts to two singles if required
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
owners live in adjacent property most of the year and while not in view can help with any problems/info if required.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Ridge top location whitewater ocean view only 800 meters from highway
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
5

Beautiful house, private with a great voew

  • 5 of 5

We live in Costa Rica and wanted to spend a couple of days at the beach. No better place to do that than here. The house has it all, the pool is great, it's very private and the view of the ocean is amazing. And Ojochal might be a small town but it has great restaurants, good,food and atmosphere. And play Tortuga is only a couple if minutes away. We will defenitely come back to spend some days at this great property.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montreal
5

La belle vie.

  • 5 of 5

Quel bel endroit!

La maison, isolée, est grande et lumineuse. Le terrain est très bien entretenu et les perroquets viennent dans les arbres environnants tous les jours. Kathy nous accueille chaleureusement et est très avenante sans être envahissante. Seuls petits points à revoir: lors de notre séjour, la chambre d'amis séparée du bâtiment principal était infestée de fourmis, d'araignées et d'autres insectes, et le climatiseur de la chambre principale soufflait de l'air sans la rafraichir, ce qui le rend inutile. Mais on y reviendrait demain si on le pouvait!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercie beaucoup de prendre votre temps libre pour nous envoyer cette critique. Les commentaires sont extrêmement utiles pour nous afin que nous puissions maintenir la proprieté dans le meilleur état possible. Notre objectif est de fournir à nos clients une expérience propre et confortable dans la jungle. J'aimerais que vous m'ayez informé des problèmes pendant que vous étiez encore lâ pour pouvoir les résoudre immédiatement. Je demande à tous nos invités de me prévenir des problèmes qui surgissent ou s'ils ont besoin de quelque chose. J'ai personnellement vérifié et testé le climatiseur et il fonctionne correctement. J'ai personnellement inspecté la chambre d'hôte et je peux dire avec fierté qu'il n'y a pas d'infestation d'insectes. En fait, je n'ai trouvé qu'une petite araignée qui a été déplacée. Je vous remercie encore et j'ai l'intention de faire votre prochaine visite. Cordialement, Katherine Sturk Property Manager
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Brooklyn, New York
5

Beautiful, serene house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Tusca Del Mar in June 2017 for 2 weeks, and enjoyed our stay very much. The house is exactly as pictured, very spacious, well laid-out, and clean. Everything was provided, including a nice amount of beach towels and soft sheets. Having the extra guest house was a plus when our friends came to visit (just be aware that there in no AC in the guest house). The area felt very safe and is truly secluded and private. However, there are nice restaurants a short drive away, as well big supermarkets in Uvita. Make sure to stop by the tourist info center in Uvita to plan trips - we did a bunch of amazing activities (river rafting, horseback riding to a waterfall, zipline canopy tour) that were well planned & a lot of fun. On rainy days (we went during "green season"), we watched family movies on the big screen TV via the houses Netflix guest account.

Dealing with Cathy, the very nice property manager, was a breeze. She even stopped by personally to refund us one night after we decided to leave a day early to avoid rushing to the airport the morning of our departure. All in all a very pleasant experience!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Paradise Awating...

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place to relax, adventure, or simply take in the Tico "Pura Vida" lifestyle...

We traveled to Costa Rica from our home in the USA. We heard so many great things about CR, we just had to see for ourselves what all the fuss was about. This home in Ojochal was the perfect place to start and end every day.

5-10 minute walk to a few spots in Ojochal. (Mama y Papas, Coffee Shop in Town, Store)

5-10 minute drive to close beaches (Tortuga, Ventanas)

10-20 minute drive to Uvita (Grocery Store, Bank, Shopping, Restaurants)

20-30 minute drive to Dominical (Surfing, More Shopping, Souveniors, More Restaurants)

From the home, you could travel an hour north to Manuel Antonio for a day trip up North, or to Sierpe River to check out wildlife and mangroves about an hour south.

So much to see and do; and this home has everything you need to enjoy your trip.

Spacious living area with open kitchen and view of ocean.

Swimming Pool is the perfect spot to start or end your day looking at the ocean.

2 Bedrooms in the main house (with A/C) and separate bathrooms.

We had everything we need. Plus, everyone (including Kathy) were so pleasant to deal with. We will absolutely come back!

Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a beaming review. We are very glad that you enjoyed our beautiful home and everything that Ojochal and its surrounding areas had to offer. We will see you when you and your family come to stay again. It was our pleasure to have you stay. Sincerely, Kathy Sturk Booking Manager
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Virginia
5

So Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Bob and Colleen and Kathy are the best, its a great place to stay, everything you need is right there, comfort, security, amenities, view, birds, privacy, conveinence. Not a lot more can be said, Ojochal is a very good place to slow down relax and yet have world class surroundings.

This my wife and I's 2nd time staying with Bob and Collen, and we will again. I'd highly recommend staying in this great setting, you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house, we found paradise.

  • 5 of 5

Nothing bad to say: Kathy the property manager is charming and so easy to deal with, the house is well stocked, very clean, very well designed, grounds are beautiful, pool is pristine, views amazing. Best Homeaway rental we have ever done in years! A little piece of paradise!

We were with our 3 daughters of 2, 7 and 9 and the grand-ma and the bedding/bedrooms were extremely adapted to suit our family needs.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night

The above rates are quoted on a two person occupancy and requires $25 for each additional person per night.
The owners have installed meters to monitor electricity usage. Any usage above $10 USD per day will be charged to the renter. Electricity is expensive in Costa Rica and we like to encourage conservation.

Minimum $150 deposit by Paypal or direct bank transfer to reserve with balance due in cash on check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.