Welcome to Villa Tropical! This breathtaking property is located within the exclusive 900 acre Mar Vista community in Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste and sits an an ultra private 3.1 acres of ocean view land. The Mar Vista Resort community is a few minutes from some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful beaches and includes a wonderful clubhouse, on-site restaurant (Gracia), common area infinity edge pool, clay tennis courts, gym and yoga studio, paved roads, hiking and biking trails, and the La Paz bilingual IB Certified community school, while being master planned to grow sensitively over many years. All common area facilities are a short walk from Villa Tropical. In addition to having a great central location, this property is located under 1 hour from the Liberia International Airport and only 20 minutes from Tamarindo Beach. In Flamingo Beach, only 5 minutes from Villa Tropical, there will be a world class marina being built in 2018. The area is known as a paradise in and of itself and offers a variety of outdoor activities such as sport fishing, surfing, diving, horseback riding, championship golf. Medical and shopping as well as casual and fine dining options are located within minutes of this amazing home.
Villa Tropical was designed by the renowned architect, Scott Woods and well known builder Aaron Berkowitz of Costa Rica Custom homes. Truly a masterpiece, Villa Tropical is the definition of modern tropical architecture, sustainability and privacy. Only the highest quality building materials have been used throughout. Villa Tropical features 5 bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms over 6500 SF (604m2). The property sits upon a 3.1 Acre (12,415 m2) private estate lot. There is plenty of room to build an additional home if desired. The minimalist design showcases clean and inviting interior spaces. The ocean views from both levels of the home are spectacular and the outdoor space is a dream with an extra large infinity edge lap pool, spacious covered terrace areas and lush gardens along with a covered BBQ area and outdoor shower. The floor to ceiling glass, large sliding doors, let in abundant natural light to enjoy the ocean and forest views that surround the property. The first level of the home comprises of the main living and dining area, large kitchen with island, master bedroom, detached pool suite as well as the utility room with washer and dryer. The spacious master bedroom has a large walk in closet, built in desk and plenty of storage space. The detached poolside suite has floor to ceiling glass, sliding doors and a floating corner that open up to the garden, infinity edge lap pool and views of the Pacific Ocean. With all the sliders open, this creates an ‘invisible wall’ where the outside blends seamlessly with the interior of the home.
The second level of the home is complete with two additional bedrooms, which share a bath. This area is connected by a wonderful loft and sitting area. Both bedrooms have amazing views of the Pacific Ocean as well. There is an oversized balcony off the guest bedrooms. The 5th bedroom is a detached caretakers apartment which is located below the main living area. The property is complete with a two-car garage and has plenty of room for additional parking along the designer brick paver driveway.
Villa Tropical features high efficiency mini-split Trane A/C systems throughout. The property has been designed to not need the use of A/C on a consistent basis taking advantage of the great ventilation and cross breezes. There is WiFi at the property and hard-wired cable connections in each room. There is a state of the art security system as well. The kitchen features top of the line GE Monogram appliances as well as the outdoor kitchen area. Sustainability was a top priority in the design and construction of the home which includes two solar powered water heaters as well as a mini waste water treatment plant on site. All water is 100% recycled for use in the gardens. LED lights have been used throughout the property to further reduce energy consumption.