Price Reduced on this spectacular 50 acre ranch & estate in the Talamanca Mountains of Puntarenas, Costa Rica, surrounded in cloud forest with waterfalls and pure rushing rivers. Craftsman-built home and comfortable guest cottages for 12 guests, private pub, study centre, hot tubs, schoolhouse, stables, clubhouse, outside bar, extensive gardens, staff quarters, and a spectacular cloud-chapel.

 This totally self-sufficient, turnkey, fully furnished & equipped retreat is a mountain paradise, serving as an ideal nature center, wedding venue, adventure resort, educational outreach, or safe-haven hide-a-way.

• Miles of hiking trails thru cloudforest     

• Four crystal-clear rivers around property

• Vast mountain panoramas

• Year-round freshwater springs

• Hydroelectric power

• Study & leisure centre

• Studio room

• Large bird observatory

• Shade-grown rainforest coffee

• Gardens, ponds & fountains

• Primary rainforest with ancient trees

• Within La Amistad International Park

There is wildlife in wild natural abundance, including jaguar, ocelot, puma, jaguarundi, sloths, kinkajou, agouti, and many of the animals found in pre-Columbian times. Bird-lovers know of the phenomenal avian life in Costa Rica, and the avifauna here is both extensive and impressive – from the tiniest hummingbirds to the huge crested Guan; brilliant red Tanagers, electric-blue Dacnis, Emerald Toucanets, flocks of bright yellow and green Sulphur-winged Parakeets, Fiery-billed Aracaris, and, of course, the Resplendent Quetzal – thought by many to be the most beautiful bird in the world.

A Lost World
After bumping along a rough track for a journey of two hours by jeep – deep into the jungle and mountains of Costa Rica as far as you can possibly go, it’s quite a surprise to suddenly arrive at the most extraordinary place – a place so incongruous that it shouldn’t be there, a Lost World where the mist and clouds drift and hug the mountains creating a scene more reminiscent of the setting for a Jules Verne or Arthur Conan Doyle novel.

A Safe Haven
This amazing property consists of a house, staff quarters, quest cottages, a school, study/leisure centre, studio room, a schoolhouse, extensive gardens, a pub, outside bar, clubhouse, cloud chapel, stables, bird observatory, hot tubs, thermal wellsprings, miles of pure rushing rivers, a hundred waterfalls, and miles of hiking trails – all carefully crafted from hardwood, imported Canadian cedar, tile and stone. It is completely off-grid with its own hydro-power system, kitchen & herb gardens, and ample water from pure springs. A testament to “Off-Grid Safe Haven” living, it is a totally private, secure, and confidential safe haven, set in the midst of a cloud-forest paradise, forgotten by time. 

Price Reduced: $475,000.

Access road.

Although it is a heaven-sent centre for recovery, relaxation, reflection, rehabilitation, study, invigoration, inspiration, and healing – this is not an easy place to reach. It is several hours from civilization, accessible via a rough mountain road. This is a place for the adventurous soul and creative spirit. Contact InTheTropics Network for GPS coordinates, directions, more information, and to arrange a visit.

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