- Updated On:
- May 10, 2023
- 1 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- 92 m2
- Year Built: 2006
This property is perfect for someone looking for a self sustainable farm. Currently the power is about 500 meters away so you could hook up to the grid if you wished, but the river has plenty of drop of someone wanted to do micro hydro electric. The property is bordered by 500 meters of river full of waterfalls and swimming holes. The soil is very fertile and perfect for growing food.
There is a handmade home built with local renewable resources. The framing is dendrocalamus asper and guadua angustifolia (timber bamboos) . The roof is thatched with Plamex, a synthetic roof that looks like real palm, but doesn’t attract all the bugs and last forever!. Local hardwoods were used in the floors and finished with linseed oil. Most of the joinery utilizes hardwood pegs and hemp rope lashing. The living area is 885 square feet and there is another 105 square feet of porch below. The site was chosen to capture the ocean breezes which frequent the area.
Located in the mountains, it is 30 min from the beach, and 30 min from the city of San Isidro. The property is 8.78 acres, 30% of which remains in tropical forest. The balance is former pasture being converted to permaculture fruit forest. Plantings include coconut, breadfruit, jackfruit, rambutan, mangosteen, langsat, durian,banana, avocado,pineapple, rollinia, mango, orange, mamey sapote, black sapote, canistel, miraclefruit, sugarcane, papaya, ginger, tumeric and soursop.
Properties this amazing are hard to find. Private, beautiful mountain views, fertile soil, tons of fruit trees, room for animals and food production, and the most beautiful river and waterfall ever!!