Location: Puerto Armuelles, Chiriqui
Size: 316 m2
Best Beach Town Living!
1950′s large colonial plantation home, Titled, 10 minutes away from beaches for swimming, boogie board, surf, Close to shopping, hospital and all necessities. Large variety of tropical birds visit the house daily.
The open spaces in this house allows for wonderful get togethers of all sizes. The house maintains a comfortable flow with groups of either a few people or a large family gathering. Everyone is able to relax with easy movement through the open kitchen, dining and living area, then down the stairs to outside living space and lounge area. Total living space under roof is 3400 sq feet. The main floor is 1700sq ft, which includes Kitchen, Dining, Living, Office, Master suite, and two bedrooms (15×15 and 15×12). Downstairs holds the Guest Quarters, and large Lounge Area.
The focal point of the house is the kitchen, which is a large (15×14) chef’s kitchen. Centered in the kitchen is a beautiful custom built tropical hardwood island. One wall is lined with restored cabinets of Sangrillo wood topped with tile. The kitchen sink is a lovely antique “American Standard” cast iron porcelain sink, bordered by marble counters which wrap around to the bar.
Both the master and the other large bedroom have full wall closets. The main bath has a deep antique cast iron porcelain bath (also American Standard), both upstairs bathrooms have beautiful custom built teak vanities, with marble tops. All woods in the house are local tropical woods. All the doors are teak, the floors and windows are Sangrillo.
Downstairs contains a large open area, guest quarters (with full bath),laundry area, laundry pantry, a water closet, and a very secure tool shop. There is a small storage room under the stairs outside which contains a heat on demand unit, and a pressurized pump system that is attached to a very large water reserve tank.There is also a drinking water purification system which feeds into the kitchen sink and refrigerator.
The yard is 2200 sq meters (over 1/2 acre) and has many shade trees and fruit trees; Avocado, Banana, Mango, papaya, manzana rosa(Rose Apple).
Puerto Armuelles is the second largest town in Chiriqui. It has 4 banks, 4 grocery stores, 3 gas stations, 3 pharmacy’s, The Regional Hospital, 3 restaurants, 5 private and 3 public schools, 1 large baseball stadium, 1 basketball court, 5 churches of different denominations.
Everything you need is locally available. For specialty items the Frontera is 30 minutes and David is 1hr 30 minutes from here.
Local activities include baseball, soccer, basketball, golf, with teams for children, men and women. We have a Sports fishing lodge nearby (google: Hooked on Panama) hikes to Punta Burica (to Tigre Salvaje or Mono Feliz), surfing, and horseback riding. Most locals use bicycles as the main mode of transportation. The house is a 10 minute walk to town. A safe beach (no rip tide) for swimming, surfing, and boogie board playing is a 10 min drive.
Monthly costs for electric, phone, internet, water, and trash is usually around $140.
Listing Number: SSS067
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