Welcome to Finca San Bosco
Live and work surrounded by nature Now offering large house separately
Get immersed in nature in this unique property with two houses with "walls of windows," spectacular views, birds, flowers, butterflies and forests. Work remotely with fiber optic internet amidst incredible peace, privacy, and biodiversity.
$595k for entire property with both houses OR Buy the larger house separately:
Larger house with one hectare for $390
The property consists of 1.57 hectares (3.9 acres) on the Pacific slope of the Tilaran Mountains, less than a kilometer from the Continental Divide and the northeastern border of Puntarenas province.
The property is framed by a mountain stream (Quebrada Santamaria) with 2 waterfalls and a forested slope to the east, a graveled agricultural right-of-way (servidumbre agricola) to the west, and a magnificent view of the Gulf of Nicoya to the southwest.
It offers two comfortable houses surrounded by protected wildlife refuges, numerous gardens, and extensive lawns and windbreaks. The town of Santa Elena is 2.5 kilometers to the south.
The three-bedroom main house, has 2400 square feet and an open first floor design with large “floor to ceiling” windows that provide a sense of being out of doors always. The first floor has a large great-room with wood stove and a spacious kitchen with an island, walk-in pantry, dishwasher, and hood over the electric stove. A small dinette is adjacent to the kitchen and faces the view of the gulf.
The large master bedroom has a walk-in closet, bathroom with tub and shower, a small private deck, and grand views of forest and gardens through large windows. A second bedroom opens onto the foyer, and it is adjacent to second bathroom with a shower. It also has a small deck that is surrounded by gardens. Both first-floor bedrooms have sliding glass doors opening onto individual small covered decks. There is an open office area at the top of the stairs with a spectacular view of the Gulf of Nicoya. Adjacent is the third bedroom with a half-bath and a wonderful view of gardens and a forested mountainside. Extensive storage is available in the adjacent walk-in "attic."
This larger house comes with tool/gardening shed, carport, greenhouse & "chicken house."
The smaller house has 1090 square feet and has a similar floor plan to the first floor of the main house. It is one story with two bedrooms and 1 ½ bathrooms.
The similar but smaller kitchen has an island, walk-in pantry, gas stovetop and electric oven, and hood. The main bathroom has a shower and bathtub; the half bath is partitioned from the laundry room. Also adjacent to the laundry room is a secure storage room. The “master bedroom” has 2 large windows with a spectacular view of the Gulf of Nicoya. Both bedrooms are of similar size and have ample closet space. Smaller house comes with carport, bodega, and large vegetable garden.
Both houses have fiber optic cable internet with options up to 100 Mbps.
Get a glimpse of life at Santa Elena.
Framed by a mountain stream, the property has 2 waterfalls.
Slopes beside stream have been protected by reforestation projects. Several protected reserves and wildlife refuges border or reside near the property.
The property has a chicken house with roosts, nest boxes, and a large fenced chicken yard.
Garden shed/work-shop and greenhouse facilitate year-round vegetable gardening.
Grow your own crops in any of the vegetable garden patches with an incorporated watering system.
Connect with nature
Surrounding the house are numerous tropical gardens with a variety of native flowers, epiphytes, orchids, shrubs and trees
Plantings are designed to attract birds, especially hummingbirds, and butterflies. Yard list includes 220 bird species, including 20 hummingbird species.
Pick the fruits yourself.
Property has 20 banana trees, 11 citrus trees, an avocado tree, coffee, blackberry and raspberry patches.
Property, and neighboring primary and secondary forests, contain a huge variety of trees, epiphytes, vines, orchids, etc. and are home to 2 monkey species, 5 wild cat species, sloths, and many other mammals.
Relax with the beautiful ocean view offered from any part of the property.
Explore activities in Monteverde in the following link.
Connect with nature in a house with an open floor plan and "walls of windows" in every room.
Monteverde is famous for its cloud forests and offers amazing natural reserves to visit.
Enjoy the following activities that the Monteverde area has to offer: