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STAR HOUSE-Relax and enjoy a place in the Mountains with true nature all around

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Recently Built 2 Bedroom With Mountain View House.

It's a two bedroom house with queen size bed, double bed and there is an inflatable queen size mattress if needed. There is a bathroom with hot tub, living room, dinning room, kitchen and laundry room. All rooms are equiped and ready to use.

You can have access to satellite tv and internet use in the house. All windows on the back side of the house have a mountain view, so since you wake up and until night, you can take a look out the window or go out on the porch to enjoy the beautiful nature view.

The house name comes from a special characteristic that the main bedroom has, there is a star shape on the ceiling of the bedroom. The other different thing the house has, is a dimond shape on the living room ceiling with special lighting wich allows us to create different environments.

The house has wooden floors and big windows that will always keep you in touch with the outside.

Driving a little bit up hill from the main road you will reach your private destination. The house has forest all around and you will enjoy taking a short walk in the mornings around the property to go bird watching and sometimes see wild animals passing by. If you want to have a closer look at a 'tico' family and farm, you can come and visit our small milking farm and learn how to milk by hand. You can feed the chickens and see local art making by one of our mothers and have a costarican lunch, or why not help prepare it as well!

To go to town its about a 10 minute drive (3km) were you can find restaurants, shops, spas and other interesting things.

So dont miss the opportunity to come and enjoy Monteverde and stay in a place that can be like home.

More Details

Zabrina Rockwell
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Zabrina Rockwell

We have two different backrounds, Adalberto grew up in the community of Cañitas and Zabrina grew up in the quaker cummunity in Monteverde center. He works in a state bank (Banco de Costa Rica). She works as a nanny and is studying public health administration. We both like dancing, short trips, movie watching and cultural exchanges.

Zabrina Rockwell purchased this house in 2012

Why Zabrina Rockwell chose Monteverde

The property where the house is located is owned by Adalberto`s father, who gave him land to build the house. So it means a lot to him, it is where he grew up and is still family connected.

What makes this house unique

It`s land passed on by generatios and it has a nice mountain view. After lunch and all through the afternoon the sun shines right in the house and at night you can enjoy the clear sky full of stars and it`s even better when it`s full moon.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a excellent place to stay... I stayed two nights and

wish I would have stayed more. Owners went out of there way

even coming into town to get me when I first got there and showed me around town. Definately recommended!!!!!!
Jan 2014
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Monteverde House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Queen size bed and double bed plus clothes cabinet.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • hiking


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Rainbows Every Day

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Star House and really enjoyed our time in the area. Abundant wild life (toucans, monkeys, agouti) right on the property, and a rainbow in the mist every morning made for a memorable visit. We enjoyed the backyard fire pit/ BBQ, and the tranquil setting.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.! Come backy soon
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Cozy and comfortable house with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and was perfect for a family of 4. I cannot say enough about the amazing views from the house. The owners had not posted photos of the house itself so we didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised to see the cute cabin on top of a hill overlooking the valley. The sunset views were spectacular. We also enjoyed walking through the woods around the house. Overall a very pleasant experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at Starhouse

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at our recent stay in the Starhouse. It was well stocked and suited all our needs. The surrounding area was perfect for hiking and exploring while also being close to town. Berto and Zabrina were very responsive whenever we needed anything whether it be assistance or advice! They were accommodating with arrival time as we took much longer to arrive in Santa Elena than anticipated! Many memories were made!!!! Thanks so much! Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great value

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed at a great price. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Hidden Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four and stayed at the Star House in March 2016. Upon reaching town we were met promptly by a friend of Zabrina and Adalberto. He guided us up to the house and we're glad we had 4WD as it was on a steep hill with a tight turn. But once there it was great. For anyone with difficulty walking getting from the car to the house may be challenging since it is unpaved, so just be aware. The house was perfect for our needs. Since we have two teens, one took the twin bed and they brought an airbed for the other. Although tight, the airbed fit in the kitchen/dining area, and is fine for a teenager. The master bedroom is cute with its little daybed section (though not really suitable for sleeping as it is perched high) and the bed was comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything necessary for a short stay. The deck is great to sit in and enjoy the Views and breeze. Beware of the sliding glass door, especially for younger kids. As of March 2016, the 2nd deck hadn't been built yet and it was a steep way down. Overall, we would definitely stay again in the area and return to the Star House.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Start House: very nice place!!

  • 5 of 5

Star House met all our expectations...It is fully equipped (all amenities).

The order, privacy, security, interior design, the warmth of the wood, everything! makes you feel like in your own home.

The owners give you the keys personally and make you many recommendations on things to do and enjoy the stay.

At night you sleep with the sound of the trees moving in the wind and in the morning wake up to the sound of birds...Start House is on a hill, so the sunsets are incredible from the main deck... wine and book please ;)

In Montezuma (at 5 minutes) you find many options for adventure activities and places to eat / dining, pharmacies, banks, cafes, etc... If you don't want anything like that, just to go to the back of the Start House and make your own walks in the forest that has the property.

Zabrina and Alberto thanks for attention!

I highly recommend this House and Montezuma for those who want a balance between activities with nature and peace!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Monteverde is well known for its biodiversity and friendliness with nature, therefore many of the activities you will enjoy are connected to nature. You can enjoy zip linning, walkways, bungee jumping, reserve tours, butterfly garden, night walks, insect museum, frog pond, serpentarium, horseback ridding, among many other attractions and adventure tours. We can always recommend and book the right tours according to your budget and likes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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