This Costa Rica land for sale by owner is located in El Carmen – a small village on the paved highway between Turrialba and Santa Cruz.

This private property, is set back behind homes on the public road with electrically operated gate at entrance. The roads are paved and all weather gravel all of the way to the main building pad

Vegetation green and lush year round due to influence of Caribbean weather, Elevation is about 4,000 ft which provides pleasant climate and panoramic views of Turrialba and valley, volcano and surrounding mountains.


  • Public water and electricity on property
  • No shortage of water as experienced in some parts of Costa Rica
  • Building pads — ready to build
  • Two adjoining main pads are large enough for B&B or spectacular residence
  • Smaller pads for cabinas and ranchos
  • Honest, dependable, skilled contractor and workers available locally
  • Landscaping — Well established landscaping throughout
  • Mature tropical flowering plants
  • Fruit trees
  • Cedar trees
  • Grass lawns
  • Clear water, artesian springs on the property
  • Waterfalls – Easy walking trails to upper three falls — two more for the adventurous

Driving Times and Amenities:

A few minutes to Santa Cruz.

Renown for its dairy products hosts annual national cheese festival – Hardware stores, grocery stores and excellent restaurants.

Only 20 minutes to Turrialba.

Located on the old highway from San Jose to the port of Limon. Retains charm of mid-sized, agricultural Costa Rican town. Small but growing English speaking community – Hospital and numerous doctors, dentists and health clinics.

Other amenities :

  • University of Costa Rica campus
  • CATIE – Internationally renown agricultural/horticultural university
  • Supermarkets (including Walmart), good restaurants and farmer’s market
  • Home Depot styled hardware stores (only much smaller)
  • Bus terminal to many popular destinations
  • Home to numerous white water rafting companies
  • World class rivers
  • Frequent bus service from El Carmen
  • Guayabo National Park at 45 minutes – primary archaeological site of Costa Rica.

A very scenic 90 minutes drive takes you into the capital of San Jose

With Hourly express bus service available each way from Turrialba, Upper road available by car — less traffic and more picturesque route, Caribbean coast — 2+ hours –  less developed and fewer tourists than Pacific.

A true bargain compared with similar properties throughout Costa Rica. Price $9 per square meter. More photos and videos are available.

4 Acres Of Private, Landscaped Land For Sale With Beautiful Waterfalls and Panoramic Views of Turrialba. Price reduced and ready to build and now only $125K

We would always recommend that you have have your own attorney confirm that all is in order before you make a final offer for any land or home.

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