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Home With Studio For Sale in San Marcos, San Jose Province, Costa Rica

Tropical Paradise With Expansive Valley And Mountain Views

Asking Price: $285,000 USD

Looking for your own paradise? Look no further as this fabulous hand-crafted home with separate studio and plenty of land for gardening is for you. Nestled in the coffee hills just a 10 minute walk from the center of San Marcos, this home offers beauty, tranquility and endless possibilities for a creative lifestyle. There is the potential to create a full-service spa/retreat or art destination center, given the multi-purpose studio, and available land area to build small casitas for guests.

San Marcos is 5,000 feet in elevation, and as such it’s “Eternal Spring” climate is very comfortable year round. San Marcos is a very peaceful and safe town. It also has some of the best coffee in the world!

The property features a fully-furnished single story home with loft space of 1,100 sf, and a separate 1,000 sf studio building with a sprung teak floor. There is a fully enclosed garage/bodega on the street in front and below the house.

The property is served by a full range of municipal services, including water, power, phone/internet and garbage service.

The home has an open floor plan with two bathrooms, bedroom suite and a laundry room. There are plenty of built-ins, including a full closet for plenty of storage space. The loft can be used for a sleeping area. Over 1,000 sf of covered patio/terrace space surrounds the house on three sides. There is an adjacent uncovered patio that is perfect for catching the morning sun.

The exercise studio is perfect for dance or yoga, with 180 degree views of the surrounding hills. The studio includes a full bath with tub, and a storage/utility closet. There are also covered decks surrounding the space. The studio area is 800 sf, with the remainder of the space consisting of bathroom and closet. Four sets of double doors provide plenty of natural ventilation. This building could also be reconfigured into a living area with addition of a few simple partition walls.

The land area totals 4,800 square meters, a portion of which is enclosed. The house and studio are within the enclosed walls. There are two artificial ponds also within the enclosed area, as well as an outdoor seating area with expansive territorial views. The plantings are mature. Outside of the enclosed garden area there is plenty of room to establish your own garden, orchard, coffee finca etc. For those interested in building, there is plenty of available land, which could also be sub-divided and sold as separate lots.

San Marcos is the largest town in the Los Santos region, and as such it offers a full range of retail stores, banking and professional services. Access to good health care is readily available in San Marcos. San Jose and the international airport are two hours away. The world famous Manuel Antonio beach is also just two hours away on one of the most beautiful drives imaginable. The road to Manuel Antonio descends from 5,000 feet to sea level in a relatively short distance, with dramatic changes in flora and fauna along the way.

This home in San Marcos is perfect for anyone looking to live a tranquil and creative life, while having access to nearby world class amenities.

As North Americans with many years of experience in San Marcos, we can offer you guidance on establishing your life there with introductions to legal, medical, construction and financial professionals.

About This Property

Single Family Homes
San Marcos
San Jose Province
Costa Rica
For Sale By:
Construction Year:
210 m2
Parking Spaces:

Features - Amenities

  • Mountain View
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Furnished
  • Appliances
  • Pet Friendly
  • Laundry Room
  • Gym/Spa
  • This Property Features A Separate Dance Or Exercise/yoga Studio Building.

Pictures  (click to view a larger image)

view of the studio..
The front entry..
The house from the studio above..
The front walkway..
The bodega (garage or storage)..
Miniature banana with edible fruit..
Front covered patio area..
Front entry with interior stairs..
Kitchen detail..
The loft..
Interior built-ins..
Loft being used as a sleeping area..
Bedroom closet..
Bed with hand crafted bed frame..
Tiled master bathroom with shower..
Master bath counter..
Laundry room..
Patio seating area..
Retaining wall behind house..
Artificial pond..
Outside seating area adjacent to studio..
Studio floor..
Mirrored wall in the studio..
Studio bathroom..
The front of the studio..
Steps to the studio..
Detail of studio doors..
Property outside the enclosed garden area..
The church from the town square..

Contact - More Information

Alan Jones
Phones:   206-842-8531
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