Location: Altos Del Maria
Size: 88sq. meter home, 3,075 sq. meter lot
This lot has a 70m2 house, a lovely pool, and a second view building pad with septic already dug .
Property has green space on two sides: green belt and stream,
Pool and 70 m2 house are on the bottom half of the lot, away from the street.
Pool is built among large boulders and flowering plants for a private place for swimming and sunning.
70 m2 house has a broad expanse of windows, none of which face a home nearby. Very Private. Deck (20 m2) is screened from view.
Feels like living in a tree house. From the living room, there is a broad view down the valley From the bedroom, there is an open view up the valley.
From the Open Air Kitchen (can be completely closed) the view is to Picachu.
In front of the ceramic counter is a covered eating area nook that has a commanding view of both ends of the valley and Picachu.
From the pool, you have a commanding view of the valley and Picachu, among the sheltering trees, in the company of the yellow fly catchers.
The view is NOT of other people’s homes. The closest home in view is across the valley, almost a mile away.
You can’t see the Rio Maria, but you can hear the water fall after a rain!
THE PERFECT ALTOS CLIMATE
No heavy winds.
Toscana II location is lower Altos del Maria altitude
Not too cold. Not too hot. Just Right!
The sun rises behind the house, coming over a hill, for a reasonable wake up time.
The sun sets just across the valley near Picachu.
No clouds to hide the view in the morning.
THE POOL – VERY PRIVATE
The water is treated by a copper/silver ion system, with Ozone generator, for very low chlorine. Easy on the skin, eyes and suits. Simple and inexpensive to service. Almost NO chemicals to buy. NO complicated chemical adjustments. Major health hazard reduction.
The view is a commanding one of the valley and Picachu.
Nestled among boulders and flowering plants and trees, which the birds love. They often drink from the pool.
The pump house is shaped like a boulder!
The pool itself is “like swimming in a bowl of candy!” It is tiled with picadillo tile with a virtual stream running down the middle.
The pool has two private seating areas in the water, and stairs for easy entry.
MORE ABOUT THE HOUSE
This is the focal point of the house, as it should be.
It is fully functional, in a U shape, and counter that opens to the deck and outdoor, covered dining area.
Above counter glass bowl sink.
It is a joyful place in which to prepare meals.
The Kitchen counter can be fully open, fully closed, or partially open, or screened. An ingenious system!
The counters are large Italian porcelain ceramic tile, for beauty, durability, and ease of clean up.
The back splash and edging are picadillo tile.
There is an office area at the counter for preparing menus, or paying bills.
SMALL BUT SPACIOUS
This house is well designed and feels much bigger than it is.
The ceilings slope from 3m to 4m.
It is very open.
Windows placed for privacy, view and ventilation. 7 fans.
Lively colors on the exterior, soothing colors inside.
Three large closets, with great ventilation. One walk-in, all with removable wood shelves.
The bathroom has a shower for two.
Large counter of ceramic tile, with large mirror, and much storage space below.
Instant gas water heater
Washer and drier
Wired for AC splits
Basic indoor/outdoor furnishings/Queen Bed with good mattress
Unique teak front door with carvings of Toucans
Lot has almost all its original trees, and has been planted with more flowering plants and fruit trees, (bananas, plantains, papaya, sweet orange, limon, and grapefruit, avacado).
Lots of water outlets for easy watering in dry season
Two paths on either side of the lot with bamboo railings down to house and pool.
Artistic planter/retaining wall in front of house
Located a short drive from the main admittance gate, community offices and gazebo park.
We have four full time neighbors for security and socialization.
Easy parking with 3 off street parking pads/driveways
Close walk to the beautiful Rio Maria trail
This is a wonderful home in which to live long term, or while building your dream home on the second building pad. The house could then be used for guests, or renters. Or the lot divided and the house sold off. There are many possibilities.
Listing Number: SSS141
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