La Finquita, large estate one story home for sale in Escazu, is a verdant, private country residence with four bedrooms and five bathrooms in the heart of Escazú. It is a gated, walled and totally private home within large landscaped gardens, recently updated and offers a large separate rancho for parties, storage that could be converted into a separate annex for visitors, AirBnB unit, in-laws apartment, 5th bedroom, gym, etc.
Standing in its own oasis, this tropical Colonial home has a unique architectural style. The spacious verandah leads on to the lawned garden with spectacular views overlooking the Central Valley and at the end the mountains of Heredia. There are terracotta elements in its front entrance and beamed ceilings in precious woods in many rooms. It is an ideal home for those who like to spend time outdoors as the expansive manicured grounds are surrounded by mature trees, with the temperate pond style swimming pool as the focal point of the garden which is suitable for large scale entertaining.
La Finquita is located in the fashionable Jaboncillo neighborhood of Escazú, a privileged, safe and quiet environment, just a few minutes away from the Paco complex of restaurants, cafes, food markets, excellent gyms (such as World Gym Escazu) and many other first-class services and schools nearby. This location allows ready access to the city center as well.
It is a home full of character on one floor, with multiple architectural details and natural light throughout. The living room, which includes a fireplace, is surrounded by large windows and sliding doors opening to the terrace and gardens. The dining room leads through to a multipurpose room, which can be an art studio, office, an extra dining area for small intimate dining or play area for children.
The terrace has high ceilings in coffered trunks of coffee trees. It wraps along the house allowing direct access from the bedrooms to the gardens.
Two spacious bedrooms open on to the terrace. The cupboards are floor to ceiling with adjoining bathrooms for each bedroom. The third bedroom faces the front garden. The master bedroom is private with its own living room, fireplace and terrace and a large walk-in cupboard and rain shower.
The kitchen with a gas & electric oven connects with the dining room. There is also a laundry room, garage and maid's quarters with a bathroom.
INTERIOR FEATURES :
Natural stones, fine woods, handmade iron window frames, wood kitchen cabinetry with granite countertops, solid wood doors, others in glass targets, gratings, alarm system, water collection tank, floors made of clay tiles, bricks, precious woods and handmade concrete. Swimming pool tempered with finishes in natural stone.
EXTERIOR FEATURES :
Large use of natural stone, coffered ceilings with coffee and cane woods, a store room / cellar, clay tile roofs on galvanized iron sheet, pool of 49 m2, and a Rancho with a bathroom for parties which could be made into a stand alone apartment. There is a Security system with cameras and electrified fence. As well as 2 hot water tanks there is an outdoor shed with extra water tanks.
Swimming pool 49 m2
Pool sidewalk 21 m2
Storage room 42 m2
Ranch 25 m2
Parking area 221 m2
Tank area 2 m2
External wall and gate 45 m2
ABOUT THE LOCATION :
Jaboncillos of Escazú is one of the most sought-after neighborhood in the west area of San José. It is close by coffee shops, banks, commercial centers such as Distrito 4, premium health care hospitals like CIMA and Clinica Biblica. This large estate home for sale in Jaboncillos, Escazu, has one of the best locations due to its elevation, offering an almost flat lot but with views of nature and city on the back.