Inspired by the charm of the old-world villas, this spectacular estate offers the best of timeless design and pure elegance, with all the virtues of living in the prestigious gated community of Santa Ana, Eco Residential Villa Real. The astounding beauty of the location demanded a structure that took full advantage of the picture-perfect surroundings, with the main level raising over the landscaped gardens.
Extremely private, Casa Malinche is a two-story luxury home that incorporates the finest in architectural details, located in a privilege section of the West side of the community far away from the noisy highway, and enjoying panoramic views of the Santa Ana Valley, the mountains and the spectacular sunsets over the Pacific Ocean at the far distance, from its expansive lot of 3,272.02 m2.
The formal entry opens to an impressive covered courtyard with a Spanish style water fountain, that become the heart of the house, connecting by ample hallways with high beamed ceilings, the social areas, the kitchen and the bedrooms. Owners can entertain within the light-filled great room and covered terrace, or outside, by following the external staircase, where there is an outdoors jacuzzi area, a private office with a full bathroom, and a private tropical paradise of lush exotic landscaping with variety of palm trees, avocado and citrus trees, orchids, and mature trees that bloom during the year, providing freshness and a serene tranquility to the oversized backyard, which can easily accommodate a swimming pool, a BBQ area with pool house and guest house, if desired. The gardens count with
automatic water sprinklers.
An ample elevated underroof terrace is an extension of the social areas, making the most of the climate, the light and the views, with a magnificent sunset balcony to spend memorable moments in the intimacy of home. The terrace and formal dining areas are connected with the ample well-equipped kitchen that includes a comfortable breakfast area, strategically located to admire the views.
Spanish colonial design elements prevail with old world craftsmanship and remarkable details. The social areas come with fine porcelanato floors and all walls where artfully painted by Venezuelan artist Antonio Rimada.
The finest materials have been used throughout this unique luxury home for sale in Villa Real. A group of talented artisans from Sarchi worked in the spectacular hand carved, triple height, cedarwood ceilings of the living room and dining room areas. The open beamed ceilings are made of Tamarindo wood from the Atlantic region, a very rare and exotic kind of hard wood. All the doors of the house are made of solid Cedar wood and the floors in all the bedrooms area made of Guapinol wood. All the exotic woods used in this majestic house went through years of drying processes, before becoming part of this architectural masterpiece.
The four bedrooms with their own bathroom and walk-in closet, provide plenty of privacy and comfortable family relaxation. All bedrooms come with solid floors in precious Guapinol wood and bathroom cabinets in Cedar wood. The master bedroom is perfectly located on the main level, and comes with a large bathroom with jacuzzi and shower, double vanity and ample cabinetry in precious cedar wood. A private terrace opens to the tropical gardens with all kinds of orchids hanging from the trees. A second bedroom with bathroom is also located on the main level next to the master bedroom, ideal for little children. The other two bedrooms are located in the second floor besides a TV room. In addition to the bedrooms area, in the lower part of the house there is a totally independent bedroom, with a complete bathroom, terrace and direct access to the garden. In this same area is the outdoor Jacuzzi, perfect for relaxation in the moonlight. Under the stairs, a storage area that makes the most of the use of space.
The house is completed with an elegant guest bathroom, a meditation room or office, an underroof two car garage with plenty of storage space, additional parking for several cars inside the property, an ample laundry room and a maid´s quarters with a bathroom.
The community offers walking trails inside a private natural reserve of over 30 hectares, and a large Club House with swimming pools, tennis courts and gym area.
Type of furniture or equipment included: Lamps, curtains, all built-in furniture, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer.
Other important details of the property: Bose sound system in the social areas, smart lighting system, central air conditioning system in the master bedroom and first floor bedroom. Mini split system in the second-floor bedrooms. Water treatment plant. Water purification system in the kitchen. Water reserve tank.
Architect: Omar Chavarria
Construction company: Gerardo Corrales
Artist who painted social areas and niches: Antonio Rimada
Artisans from Sarchí handmade the fine wood coffered ceilings of the living room and the dining room
About Eco Residential Villa Real in Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Eco Residential Villa Real luxury gated compound has become a standard for luxury living in Costa Rica, and is one of the favorite luxury residential communities of the country. Architecture and engineering up to the highest standards of quality and anti-seismic construction techniques, is represented in Villa Real by the most important architectural and engineering firms of the country, from award winning contemporary homes to more classic colonial style homes, Villa Real is the finest showcase of luxury homes and mansions for sale and rent in Escazu and Santa Ana, with some of the best architectural gems that Costa Rica has to offer.
Located in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, at just minutes from downtown San Jose and in the limits between the cities of Escazu and Santa Ana, Eco-Residential Villa Real is a gated community made of 104 hectares (over 200 acres) of land, including 30 hectares dedicated as protected forest and the community has 10 hectares of common areas, including the extensive external gardens on the sides of the roads, Club House and recreational parks.
The community is made of over 400 lots, which turns into many families from all over the world living in harmony with nature. Villa Real has become an international community that holds families from multinational companies, embassies, ONG´s, as well as Costa Rican families. Some of the countries represented in Villa Real are Canada, the United States, China, Venezuela, Colombia, Spain, Ecuador, Brazil, just to name a few.
Since Villa Real is a very extensive farm that flows from one hilltop to the other, the management company of Villa Real has added an internal microbus service that makes it easy to travel inside the community, especially for families and kids who want to move from one side to the other of the large community to visit their friends, go to the Club House, etc.
Security is taken very seriously in Villa Real, and the residential compound is completely walled. The whole community is protected by a sophisticated security system 24 hour all year round.
There are luxury homes in Villa Real of all sizes and architectural styles. The best architectural firms are represented in Villa Real luxury homes and mansions. A luxury lifestyle for those looking for privacy, security and the best location in town, with an important increasing value on your investment, due to the high demand that Eco Residential Villa Real has, as the number one luxury gated compound of the Escazu and Santa Ana area.