This classic lodge-style mountain home is ideal for a large family. With 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, the 5,000 sq. ft. house includes a fully equipped kitchen and a massive burled wood and stone fireplace. Pick up and drop off from San Jose airport (SJO) and light cleaning included in rental fee. Car available for additional $375 per week.
The 1.5 acre property, at an elevation of 5,500 ft., is located high above the central valley, .5 miles above the small town of San Jose de la Montana, 3 miles from the lovely Spanish Colonial town of Barva, and only a 35-minute drive from the San Jose airport.
The grounds are landscaped with orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, coffee, banana, avocado, and cocoa trees, and lush tropical flowers and vegetation that attract a large variety of colorful birds and butterflies. Up the road is the entrance to the Braulio Carrillo National Park with its hiking trails, waterfalls, and abundant wildlife.
The unique benefits of this home:: The view is spectacular, the weather is always perfect, the extensive landscaping and plantings on the 1 1/2 acres is beautiful and the house accommodates friends and family; ideal climate Heating and air conditioning are unnecessary since the year around temperature ranges from 50s at night to 70s during the day; close to airport, charming small towns, and near Barva, the oldest city in Costa Rica.
Fertile soil and lush landscaping make this mountaintop villa as restorative at it is abundant. Any seed you plant will thrive! Trees include orange, coffee, banana, lemon, lime, grapefruit, avocado and towering pines. Lovely grounds are perfect for viewing the nearby mountaintop, restorative yoga, or just indulging your senses in this one-of-a-kind paradise. A few miles up the road is the entrance to the Braulio Carrillo National Park with its hiking trails, waterfalls, and abundant wildlife.