This is a gorgeous house, located in the hills above Mal Pais, on the Southern Nicoya peninsula.
It has lovely ocean views, as well as views of the lush forest below. It is in a great location, only a 2-minute drive down to the beach of Mal Pais and a 5-minute drive to the surf beach of Playa Carmen.
The owners are both landscape architects and planners, and you can see that they have put their creative and professional touch on this property. They have created a beautiful oasis of peace, tranquility and comfort. The property is comprised of two structures – The Main House and the Cabina.
The Main House: On the lower level there is a fully-equipped and good-size kitchen, with an electric stove and gas range. There is a den/lounge room on the lower floor with air conditioning with a daybed the size of a double bed. Also downstairs there is a guest bathroom and shower. On the second floor there are 2 bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. Both of the rooms upstairs have air conditioning and a queen-size bed. There is a large balcony upstairs with another balinese daybed and a hammock. Outside there is an open-air cooking area and a terrace with a long window that opens on to the kitchen and a dining table. The pool is a salt water pool with an outdoor shower. There is also a secure storage and mechanical room and laundry washer and dryer.
The Cabina: This is a stand-alone studio apartment with a kitchenette and a bathroom. On a mezzanine floor the queen-size bed is located, accessed by a ladder, and on the lower level the kitchenette and seating area. There is a beautiful forest view from the cabina.
The property currently runs off rain water catchment and has the capacity to collect 20,000 liters of rain water at any one time. The water is fed to the house via a pressure pump. There is also a further 2,500 liter back up tank, which is on a tank stand and can feed the house by gravity.
Currently both houses are being operated as Airbnb rentals, and have great reviews. The property is being sold fully furnished, but some personal, decorative items will be taken by the owners when the house is sold.