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Ridge top location whitewater ocean view only 800 meters from highway

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


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

Kathy Sturk
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 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.


Ojochal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • 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
owners live in adjacent property most of the year and while not in view can help with any problems/info if required.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Ridge top location whitewater ocean view only 800 meters from highway
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews

Je recommande

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons séjourné 9 personnes pendant 7 jours et nous avons adoré cet endroit. La maison est très belle, propre avec toutes les commodités. La vue est vraiment magnifique. Il y a plusieurs plages à proximités. Ojochal est paisible et tranquille. Patrick

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house is beautiful, the view perfect...but

  • 3 of 5

The house is beautiful, the view is perfect you cannot ask for more. The only cons it will be that the house needs a deep cleaning particularly in the kitchen, baths, beds and pool. Also, the doors need to work properly along with the windows they do not close well enough and that makes you unsafe. I will really recommend to get a 4x4 vehicle not any regular small car otherwise it won't go up hill. Overall, my husband and enjoyed the stay very much. Thank you to Kathy and Bob.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I must say I am dismayed at this comment as we consider we have the absolute best staff and pride ourselves in cleanliness of house and pool and would have thought you would have brought it to our attention while there. You came in the smallest car possible and it still made it easily while a 4 WD may be necessary to access other attractions this property is only 800 metres off the highway and definately accessible by 2WD. I will agree that some of the sliding aluminium doors may sometimes not move as easily as one would expect but think this is normal for this sort of door. As for security the property has an alarm system plus the only access has a lockable gate and is one of the most secure properties one could stay in this area and thankfully we have never had a security issue
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Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this house is delightful! We (4 adults) spent much time enjoying the view from the verandah and dipping in the pool. The birds and the flowers just added to it all. It's very comfortable, nicely equipped and well-maintained. Early morning we awoke to the distant but unmistakeable sounds of the howler monkeys. It's also nicely located for day trips, and we took advantage of beaches, a zip-line, waterfalls, a river cruise and some good restaurants. It was a great 10 days.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St-André-Avellin, Québec, Canada

Wounderful view and stay

  • 4 of 5

We spend 8 wounderful days in this house, the place is amazing. The océan view is magnifique... We love the place, M.Bob was very pleasant and helpfull. Thank for are great vacation that we had at your place. We recomand sincerely this house

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Key Largo


  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this property justice!! I've been coming to Costa Rica for 12 years, 5 years to the Ojochal area. On this particular trip, I brought a couple of friends who had never visited before. As we drove up the driveway to this beautiful property, we could not have imagined the beautiful vista that would await us at the top of the hill! My friends & I were awestruck! Every type of view you could want- mountains, ocean, valley- were all there. Rocio, the housekeeper was there to meet us & show us around. The entire house has sliding glass windows & doors around it. The entire house is bright & airy with ceiling fans in every room. The ceilings were high & kept the hot air up. There was never a need for A/C. The master bedroom has you waking up to the view of the ocean. The 2nd, rear bedroom (where I slept) had you waking up to the sun easing up over the mountains behind with all the sounds of the jungle that come with it. A flock of green parrots were there every morning in a tree in the beautiful backyard. Everything you needed, this house had. From extra blankets, pillows, & towels to every kind of dish & cookware needed to prepare a gourmet meal, this house had it. The kitchen, living room, & dining room were large. The style of the house, I dare say is simple, but is a gorgeous "less-is-more". Nothing is overdone, yet it has a quiet refinement that lets you know the owners wanted the outside of property to be the main event at this marvelous property. They did a great job bringing the outside in & making the house feel organic & not out of place is such a gorgeous setting. My guests could not stop talking about the property! There is also a wonderful pool for cooling off in the heat of the day. The 2-car garage & guest house round out this perfect, utilitarian property. Two families of 4 could easily stay at this property & not be crowded. I can't say enough good things about this property! I will definitely being putting this property at the top of my list for future stays! Thank you again for allowing us to experience this Shangri La. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A gorgeous gataway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at this house! It is beautiful inside and out, and outfitted with virtually anything you could need. The pool is wonderful and our kids had a blast and although it is not heated it gets a lot of sun throughout the day and it was a comfortable temperature. The view is amazing too. We had wonderful service throughout the entire rental process and warm welcome upon arrival.

I highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Motorway
800 Metres

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


Rates & Availability

Ojochal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Dec 10 2016 - May 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Green Season
May 2 2017 - Dec 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

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

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