- Updated On:
- March 4, 2023
- 8 Bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- Year Built:
Welcome to a modern luxury home for sale in Costa Rica. Nestled in the hills above San Rafael, Costa Rica, Casa Tierras Altas (Highland House) is a lifestyle of privacy, ample space, tropical forest landscapes, with a soundtrack of many beautiful birds. The lights of the majestic capital, San Jose, just 21 km away, can be seen from the house.
There is spectacular bicycle riding and hiking at your door, the paths. This house is locatednear excellent hiking paths which are recognized as wildlife refuges including Braulio CarrilloNational Park. Imagine walking in forests with hundreds of species of trees, birds and butterflies. You will see more birds than at Monte Verde but without the crowd oftourists. Guided tours available with local hiking groups and many activities can be areorganized by the neighborhood country club, which features a pool, gym, tennis and skating.
Casa Tierras Altas is a 2-story home with minimal stairs between levels, with 8 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, large living room and kitchen, storage room, separate laundry room and large room.
Large living room with floor to ceiling glass windows with sliding doors that steps onto a large terrace for entertaining friends to family members.
Tranquility & Privacy.
All bedrooms and office spaces in the main house have volcano views, with 4 stepping onto private terraces or balconie
Many upgrades in 2022 including a new roof and upgraded electrical and water systems
The moment you enter the home, you get this rushing feeling that you just transported to a tropical forest. All the natural elements are integrated with wood plank ceilings to the tropical gardens mixed with a variety of trees that you see through the tall glass doors.
As you enter the home you are greeted with a sunken large living room, a great place for social events, or lounging in the hammock to enjoying your favorite beverage and listening to birds. The entire levels features porcelain floors.
Boasting a lounge area with ample space for cooking and dining, integrated with ample cabinetry for storage and black and white granite counter tops, this kitchen easily brings together cooking, socializing, and lounging. The Kitchen was designed by Santos in Spain.
All bedrooms and office spaces have volcano views like Turrialba Volcano and Irazú Volcano National Park. The large windows make these bedrooms a perfect place to be in a secluded area for reading and enjoying the nature.
The Master bedroom has the best view of this home with a large balcony, en-suite bathroom and super large walk-in closet.
There is a a large room that was once a commercial kitchen but could easily be converted to a separate study, art gallery or gym.
In this area you can find 2 separate apartments with full bathroom and closet. As well as a large laundry and storage area.
Teak wood Ceiling in living room area
New metal soffet
New metal roof on main house and on apartments
Freshly painted inside and out
New electrical wiring from the road to the house and upgraded circuit breakers in the house.
New steps and concrete work to stop soil erosion.
Installed new water heater
Residencial el Castillo
Monte de la Cruz (Hiking Park)
Braulio Carrillo National Park
Casa Tierras Altas is a perfect residence for a family, singles or couple that need ample spaces for entertaining their family to friends as well as a perfect escape for tranquility. Or if you want a Bed and Breakfast, it could be easily adapted and could accommodate up to 8 visitors per night.