Grand home for sale with seven bedrooms and five bathrooms in a gated community in Grecia.
Grecia is a bustling agriculture community located in the western Central Valley of Costa Rica. You will find it just off the Pan American highway about halfway between the airport and San Ramon.
Nestled at the foot of beautiful mountains and amidst lush farms of coffee, sugar cane and pineapples, Grecia’s boasts the title as “the cleanest city in Costa Rica”.
You will never feel like a stranger around Grecia. Besides the very friendly locals who will quickly make you feel like part of their families, there is a growing expat community in Grecia. Many hang out for coffee and pastries in the mornings at Café Delicias.
Grecia’s temperature ranges from about 70° to 85° during the day in the town, while at night it could reach the low-60s.
One of the neat things about Grecia is that you can basically choose your climate. If you like a cooler climate you can go up the mountain a bit, but if you prefer it to be warmer just go towards the lower parts. You can find chilly cloud forests as well as pleasantly warm areas.
The town itself is larger than its neighbors of Sarchi or Atenas and has a population of around 15,500 in the central area, (Estimates of Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC), May 2003) and is home to a hospital, 2 malls, a fitness center, many grocery stores, hardware stores, restaurants, banks, doctors, dentists, pharmacies, and anything else you would expect from a bustling small town.
Activities are abundant in Grecia with movie theaters, shopping, swimming, and a very well equipped gym. For the more adventurous, there is the Poas volcano, mountain hiking and biking trails, waterfall parks, the World of Snakes, and quad rentals.
The great room also has vaulted exotic-wood ceilings, and sliding glass doors that open to a beautiful wooden covered deck. These covered areas are where residents of Costa Rica spend most of their time to enjoy the perfect year-round climate.
Enjoy excellent views from upper and lower decks, plus solar heated pool with Jacuzzi and waterfall make this a complete package. Each room has a separate comfort control system (separate “split” air conditioners) as well as ceiling fans, sliding screened windows and doors which open to balconies and gorgeous views. The large upper deck has a sink with running water, making it a great area for gatherings and BBQs.
The home is built to high-quality US standards and is wired for high-speed internet, multiple phone lines, intercom system, SAT TV or cable, and an alarm system.
The gated community, where this home is located on 1/4 acre lot, has a spectacular entry with water falls flower gardens and park benches and has 24-hour security. It boasts paved roads and a community center with pool and playground as well as places to walk, natural areas and nature areas with park benches to spend a quiet moment.
The community is located about five minutes drive Grecia, by car or the very affordable public transportation (bus or Taxi). It is also a short drive to the Pan American highway making this central to everything and a great place to live. Owner is asking US$580,000.
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