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Stunning 1br 1.5 Bath Condo Unit In Costa Rica's 1st Eco-Residential Development

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 862 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1br/1.5ba Luxury Condo Nestled In The Mountains Of Escazu, Spectacular Views

Unique property in CR's 1st 'Eco-Residential' development. This 1BR/1.5BA unit is completely furnished with a design flair, fully equipped kitchen with granite counter-top and back-splash, imported Italian white cabinets, large capacity LG stainless steel refrigerator, microwave oven with exhaust, range with oven and cook-top, stainless steel dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, toaster, kitchen supplied with cook-wear, glasses, plates, bowls and utensils for 4, Modern dining room area with glass top table and 4 chairs, convertible sofa/sleeper (queen size) in living/entertainment area, Sony Bravia flat screen 40 inch HDTV mounted on wall, Sony Blue-Ray DVD player, Sony CD Player, full cable package with premium channels, wireless internet connection in unit, Master BR suite with King Platform bed incorporated with dual night stands and electrical outlets, 2nd Sony Bravia flat screen 40 inch HDTV mounted on wall, 2nd Sony Blue-Ray DVD player, alcove sitting area with elegant chair and table set, Master Bathroom with marble sink, chrome features, large tiled shower with chrome adjustable shower head, large walk-in closet with drawers and racks for storage of clothes during your stay, 1/2 bath near entrance foyer, washer/dryer stacked unit for your convenience, white porcelain floors in main living and bathroom areas, engineered wood flooring in Master Bedroom. The apartment unit is only the beginning as Bosques de Escazu is the first 'Eco-Residential' condominium development in Costa Rica, constructed in complete harmony with the environment. The development is located in the heights of Escazu where there are spectacular views of the city and countryside below. The clubhouse features an entertainment center with TV and a pool table and was designed to be completely accessible to the large pool and deck area, sauna, fully-equipped exercise facility that is positioned directly over the pool area. This unique property also features a Yoga platform located near a running water stream that is ideal for practicing Yoga and meditation. Bosques de Escazu has something for everyone as there is also a fun and safe playground area for small children. In short, this is an ideal property that comfortably accommodates individuals, couples and families/groups up to 4 persons.


Property Manager
Stanley S. Lynch Jr. MD
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About Stanley S. Lynch Jr. MD

I am a physician and insurance company executive who has a great passion for exploration and adventure. I first explored Costa Rica in 1999 and became enchanted with this beautiful country. I decided to purchase this property in order to have a more comfortable accommodation during my visits but also as a form of investment as I believe there is a market for this type of unique property in the travel market. I am based in Miami. Florida which is only a 2 1/2 hour flight to San Jose, Costa Rica.

Stanley S. Lynch Jr. MD purchased this condo in 2014

Why Stanley S. Lynch Jr. MD chose San Jose

I specifically purchased this property because I was intrigued with the concept of a 'Eco-Residential' development. Costa Rica is a country that is very conscious or aware of the environment and Bosques de Escazu reflects this philosophy. Everything from LED lighting to water recycling and the use of sustainable materials are included in the characteristics of this property. The location is idyllic being located in the neighborhood called 'Corazon de Jesus'. For those who are interested in being close to an authentic and historic Costa Rican town, the small 'pueblo' of Escazu and its many small shops, bars, restaurants, markets and other businesses are a short distance away.

What makes this condo unique

The property in ideally situated near the old town of Escazu but also very close to the modern and sprawling area of modern San Rafael de Escazu only 5 minutes away. In modern Escazu you will discover fine dining, entertainment and shopping at Multiplaza, one of the largest shopping mall developments in Latin America. From this location you can also access spectacular beaches, active volcanoes and the tropical rainforest with the most biodiversity on the planet, full of rare and exotic plants and animals, waterfalls and outdoor activities for every taste.

Amenities

Escazu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 862 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet , Off of the entrance foyer is a 1/2 bath with toilet/sink.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bright stainless steel bathroom fixtures, pleny of sunlight
  • Modern Master Bathroom with marble sink, stainless steel chrome fixtures, large shower with adjustable chrome showerhead
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom suite with King size bed, Sony Bravia flat screen HDTV mounted on wall, Sony DVD player, walk-in closet drawers and racks for storage of clothing, sitting area with comfortable chair and table, full length mirror in BR
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bosques de Escazu is Costa Rica's first 'Eco-Residential' development that was constructed in complete harmony with nature. It is located in a tranquil neighborhood of Escazu called 'Corazon de Jesus' and is only minutes away from fine dining shopping and entertainment. Within a driving distance of 2 hours you will also find spectacular beaches, rainforest teeming with exotic fauna and flora and several active volcanoes.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Stunning 1br 1.5 Bath Condo Unit In Costa Rica's 1st Eco-Residential Development
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
5

A Gem in Escazu

  • 5 of 5

Airy, light, bright unit in the hills of Escazu. Located in a very well taken care of gated apartment complex with lovely facilities. Guards and cleaners were always working and courteous. On site Manager spoke English as did owner's representative. Owner is very responsive. You are exposed to the sights and sounds of the city but are perfectly safe. Three small convenience stores within two blocks (one directly across the street). Helpful to have a car, a local cell phone and speak some Spanish.Taxis were available and the bus into San Jose was just up the block. The sofa/bed in front of the TV in not very comfortable for a long sit. Overall it gets 4.5 + out of 5.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valencia, Venezuela
5

Best Condo in San jose

  • 5 of 5

2nd tine in this apt, and is the perfect place to stay in san jose, nice and quiet but close to everything you need.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida, US
4

Escazu with a view!

  • 4 of 5

Our unit was new, clean, organized, safe and functional. It was well managed by the property management company. Erick was timely, friendly and prepared as were the security personnel we dealt with every day. Everything in the unit worked. It was great having an efficient washer and dryer available. We learned some of the best restaurants within the first few days. And they were GREAT!! As always, the people made the trip. Great experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Modern, clean apartment in Upper Escazu

  • 4 of 5

The 1BR apartment is brand new - so it really feels like you're the first one using the appliances and bathrooms. The community is very secure and contains great amenities like a gym and pool. The only downside is that the complex is on a hill, so it's kind of out of the way from the cool areas in Escazu like Multiplaza, and many taxis / people don't know how to get there. Like many places in San Jose, you NEED a car to live here because there's no reliable nearby public transportation. Additionally, while the owner is very helpful via email, the lady who manages the property in Costa Rica is very hard to reach. Although she's very nice and sweet, I had a very difficult time communicating with her - which proved problematic and quite annoying. E.g. she didn't email me back about my arrival logistics (like where to pick up the key, exact location, when to meet) until my flight had already arrived to Costa Rica and I didn't have wifi access to see the email so I had a very difficult time finding the property with my taxi and then ended up waiting outside for her to arrive. This is just one of many examples when her "Tico" mannerisms proved extremely difficult to deal with (i.e lack of responsivenes).

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I want to thank you for your response. Like you, I was completely frustrated with the level of responsiveness and untimely service of the Rental Manager who was present during your stay. Her performance fell far short of my expectations and in fact was unacceptable. As a result I spent a week in Costa Rica interviewing a new Rental Manager who came highly recommended to me through a professional contact of my wife. The previous Rental Manager has been removed and I am happy to report that the new Rental Manager is in place and are already performing at a very high level, completely meeting my standards. As for your comments about the location, the condo is located in the old and original town of Escazu where one will find authentic small stores, restaurants and bars. The modern "new Escazu" where you will find a major shopping mall, Avenida Escazu which is full of high end shops and other major hotels and restaurants is a short 10 minute cab ride or car ride away. The location away from the highly developed newer Escazu can be viewed as an advantage, a disadvantage or both. I do hope you will visit again and give my new Rental Manager an opportunity to do a good job in meeting your vacation needs.
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West Des Moines, Iowa
4

Very nice accommodation

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed here during the first week of March 2015. The condo is within a gated community, making for a safe, comfortable and quiet (by Costa Rica standards) stay. The condo itself is virtually new and well equipped for settling in, and the property includes a great combination of workout room, swimming pool and related activities. Stan is quick to respond to any inquiries or needs, as is Antonella, his Escazú representative. The condo is also conveniently located to major highways, a very large mall and typical tourist sites in this area of Costa Rica. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Location and condo

  • 5 of 5

What a gem this property was exactly like the pictures and more. Scenic area around the pool with enjoyable quiet relaxation. The condo was spacious and bright and up to date.

Stan and Antonella were very helpful with any questions we had. We hope to return again soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
14.2 Miles
Juan Santamaria International Airport
Nearest Ferry
59 Miles
Puntarenas
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Costa Rica Country Club
Nearest Beach
59.26 Miles
Jaco Beach
Car: necessary

Arenal Volcano National Park is a 'must see' activity. It is an approximately 3 1/2 hour drive from Bosques de Escazu.

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Rates & Availability

Escazu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$700
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Check out cleaning fee $25
Payment transaction fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $500

There is a $20 cleaning fee in addition to the one week rental charge. For periods of rent greater than one week, the apartment must be professionally cleaned by our cleaning service The renter is required to pay an additional $20 for our cleaning service for each additional week of occupancy. The initial cleaning fee is added to the initial rental charges. For stays longer than a week, additional $20 cleaning fees will added to the final bill and be paid by the renter.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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