This is a pristine property timing with wildlife, it is formed by about 74 acres of a combination of jungle and extensive tropical fruits botanical gardens. The property has about 1/2 a mile fronting the beautiful river La Vieja.
This property is located north of the hamlet of Santa Clara, half way between Ciudad Quesada and the Arenal volcano, both about 30 minutes away.
This is an ideal location for a tourist project, an ecological development or a personal retreat, also great as a very low cost maintenance investment. The property is a combination of hills, broken ground and flat land.
The gravel road running across all the length of the property begins at this road, this is the main road between San Jose and the Arenal Volcano area and it is one of the best and more scenic roads in the country.
There is a spring in the property which forms a beautiful water fall. A rustic spa has been built around this spring with natural pools, locker room, bathroom, picnic area, gazebos and other facilities.
In addition to the natural rain forest, there are hundreds of tropical fruits trees in the property either planted along the internal road or reforesting what used to be pastures and agricultural land, several thousand tropical fruit trees, as well as other species of trees that produce fruits for the wildlife, were planted in a random fashion to attract the wildlife and are now producing great quantities of fruits, among them Mango, Cashew, Caimito, Anonna, Guayaba, Avocados, different species of banana, Rambutan Water Apple, Rose Apple, Bread Fruit, Abiu, Bilimbi, Durian, Jackfruit, Mamey Zapote, Rollinia, Soursoup and many many more, the fruits of these trees are a magnet for the wild life, you can see many species of birds: toucans, parrots, as well as mammals, reptiles and marsupials: sloths, armadillos, ant eaters, deer, wild cats, howler monkeys, tayra , coati, dart frogs, iguanas and many more. There are also about eighty stands of special types of bamboo which were planted to be used in construction.
The private, very well maintained and picturesque gravel road goes all the way through the property connecting the entrance on the asphalted road with the river and the waterfall complex. This road is usable all year around.
At the little hamlet of Santa Clara, no more than five minutes away, and other places near by the property, you will find several typical restaurants, a very good bakery offering a surprising large variety of breads and pastry, several grocery stores and fruit stands as well as hardware stores. Ten minutes away is another town with more restaurants, medical clinic, pharmacies, grocery stores and bank.
The property is 30 minutes away from the main town in the northern part of Costa Rica: Ciudad Quesada, this is an interesting mid size mountain town where you will find all kind of restaurants, from the popular "soda", the typical Costa Rican restaurant, to steak houses, there is even a KFC and a Pizza Hut in the center of the town as well as an intense commercial activity with stores supplying everything that you may need. In Ciudad Quesada you will also find first rate medical and dental care, public and private as well as banks.