River Paradise Houses For Sale In Santa Teresa$575,000
Listing type: For Sale
Plot Size 5,000m2 (1.24 acres)
Property type: Houses
Swimming Pool Yes
These are two luxury tropical houses for sale in Santa Teresa, hidden away in the forest. The total lot size is 5,000m2 (1.24 acre).
This property is in an incredible location – surrounded by lush jungle and abundant wildlife, and yet only a two-minute drive to the popular surfing beach of Banana Beach. These beautiful houses for sale in Santa Teresa provide luxury, nature, privacy and complete peace and quiet. A seasonal river wraps around the property.
The buildings were completed in 2008, with a total construction size for the two houses of 363m2.
The main house is built on two floors, and is 300m2. There are three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen and lounge. The house has a 50m2 covered terrace and a 12.5m length lap pool, surrounded by a tropical garden.
The guest house is a total of 62m2, with two bedrooms and one bathroom. There are AC units and telephone lines in each house.
Attached to the main house is a large covered Car Port of 25 sq. m with a good sized lock up storage area where the back-up generator system and electric hot water tank are located. There are separate electric meters for both the main house and guest house. The water for the property is provided by an abundant well situated at the bottom of the garden. This is then pumped up to a concrete under ground holding tank (15,000 litres) which then feeds both houses using a pressure pump.
The grounds are laid out over a number of terraces leading down to the river. The garden is filled with tropical plants and trees including – banana, guava, coconut and mango trees, hardwoods such as wild cashew, cenizaro and pochote.
The property is visited by some incredible wildlife – howler and white-faced monkeys, iguanas, coatis, the occasional deer, toucans, humming birds, falcons, trogons, motmots, woodpeckers, cuckoos and numerous other birds. Owls nest in the trees that surround the house. During the rainy season there are some refreshing waterfalls just a short walk from the house.
This property is incredibly beautiful and offers a true retreat into nature – it is a beautiful, comfortable house nestled into the tropical forest and yet only a short two-minute drive to the beach/town.