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Eco community and permaculture ranch, pools, & CR's finest gardens

Bedrooms 10
Space 8,012 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The main Eco home is 6000 sq ft, the Secret garden home and pools are close but

Beautiful Estate rental of a new 540M2 Spanish Colonial and modern living roof secret garden home with large salt water pool feed from two lounge pools. The pool area also has a modern living roof tree house set in an exotic garden. The property is a sustainable ranch. We have a 20,000 gallon filled with Tiliapia that feeds our organic gardens. We have a mature food forest and edible landscapes. There is a rancho at the community center to host dinners and events. Catering is available.

Justin Dolan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, Pirate
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

About Justin Dolan

Justin Dolan is the founder and architect of Saint Michael's Sustainable Community. He practices holistic veterinary care on the animals on the ranch.

Justin Dolan purchased this estate in 2009

Why Justin Dolan chose Puntarenas

The ranch is based in restoration agriculture and permaculture. There are over 100 different types of fruit, aquaponics, and an 18 hole championship disc golf course that runs through a food forest.

What makes this estate unique

Truly in harmony with nature.


Parrita Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8012 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 28
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Eco community and permaculture ranch, pools, & CR's finest gardens
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Ponte Vedra, FL

Serene Paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was everything advertized and much more. The pictures were very accurate but didn't capture the total beauty of the house. The view was fantastic. The view of the valley, mountains, and the ocean never got old. Everything in Costa Rica is so green, the flowers were magnificent and the locals couldn’t have been more helpful. We took a tour through a preserve with a tour guide who showed us alot of the fascinating species of animals and plants. It was really fun to see many of the things we saw in the preserve while on our walks around the grounds. The house is perfect for a large group, but the layout also works for small families. The wide veranda surrounds the whole house, so there is always a quiet spot for relaxation.

The location of the home is great for taking long walks to admire the serenity. I also loved the sounds of the birds. There was one particular bird that seemed intent on my enjoying the day as he would perch on my window sill every morning and sing to me. I really missed that when I got back home - it was much better than waking up to an alarm clock.

Justin the owner was very helpful. He recommended several excursions that we really enjoyed. The nearby beach was beautiful with no significant commercial development. We’ve traveled to many places outside of the US, but this trip was by far our favorite. The trip provided the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Florida

AWESOME! !!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Spacious inside with a huge wrap around porch ....rocking chairs to watch the wildlife and enjoy serenity. Fresh fruit everywhere to eat. Away from the city life..but close enough to Parrita and the beaches. Also conveniently located between Quepos, Manuel Antonio and Jaco. Loved riding the horses. ...Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Parrita Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Semana Santa
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Feel free to send us any request to make your stay or event more enjoyable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Golf
Home to a Championship DIsc Golf course

The property is home to the National DIsc Golf Championship. The 18 hole course is open to guests at no charge.


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