Unique Estate with breathtaking views , only 5 minutes away from downtown Escazú
Asking Price: $2,488,000.-
Area of the Land: 11,892 m2
Area of Construction: 750 m2 + new addition
5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms , plus maids room and bathroom, garage for 3 cars, plus additional parking space for 7 more vehicles inside the property, tennis court, half basketball court, swimming pool, Rancho with wood burning oven, by June 2017, the owners will be finishing a 6 month construction project where they are adding a solar headed infinity pool and hot tub, pool room, 2 deck additions, and a 2 level apartment. with a two-level viewing deck overlooking San Jose valley. The property is entirely fenced and boasts manicured kept gardens as well as a guard house at the entrance gate.
This house was built with exclusive materials, chosen specifically for each area, such as precious almendro woods and imported limestone floors that were polished onsite. The home enjoys lots of natural light, that brings out the beauty of the stained glass artwork by world-famous artist Sylvia Laks, (2010 First prize winner - American Stained Glass association of America), that you will find at different areas of this beautiful home. Fine handcrafted hardwoods are found throughout the house , as well as a professional built-in sound system with sixteen speakers placed for optimal acoustic performance. Natural airflow designs, seismic proof deep foundations, thick concrete walls, solid wood beams for vaulted ceilings, a dual water system with your choice of filtered well-water or direct water access from the main city line. A unique Swiss water-plumbing-system ensures water pressure and distribution with several control centers designed throughout the house. and plenty of fine details.
The powder room has an upright piano sink and custom countertop design. All bathrooms counters and sinks were custom-made on site from imported limestone slabs. Faucets, showers and toilets are top-of-the-line Kohler .
The living room offers a seven-meter high fireplace, also hand-crafted onsite with imported limestone slabs, almendro hardwood floors and large picture windows overlooking the garden and the views of the Central Valley .
The dining room has built-in wine and cigar storage, custom-made dish and cutlery furniture and a liquor closet and handcrafted wooden panels on all walls. The bar and social area have a beautiful wooden design on the ceiling and all the ammenities for great entertaining.
The kitchen will inspire any chef, with top of the line appliances and design. The cabinetry is Kraftsmaid, imported from the US, as are the Franke Farmhouse sinks and faucets, and a Miele built-in personalized coffee system. This professional kitchen features Wolf dual range (Gas and Electric) Stove with 4 burners, 2 ovens, grill and hot plate, dual fridge/refrigerator, a separate oven and warming drawer with built-in microwave. This kitchen also includes a beautiful island in the center and marble counter tops and backsplash.
The first floor has a splendid gallery hallway with glass ceilings that provides subtle natural light and ventilation for an engaging art display.
The master bedroom on the first floor has almond-wood floors and high ceilings. It also includes a spa tub, cedar-wood sauna, and his and her sinks and showers, tastefully built in limestone and almendro wood.
This property has plenty of wonderful details, it is really worth seeing !