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American style home in San Isidro de El General, Perez Zeledon in a nice neighborhood only 5 minutes from the center of town. The construction is cement block with a total area of 2,700 square feet. Most of the interior ceilings and trim is made from exotic hardwoods; all tile floors throughout. The house has an interesting layout with a sunken living room and many arched windows and doors. Overall the property is in excellent condition and was remodeled and well cared for by the current owner.
Anyone considering purchasing a home of this size and budget in this area should definitely see this listing. The asking price is well within the current market value. 5 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms:
The master bedroom has it's own private bath, clothes closet and two large arched windows, one with a view out into the south side orchid nursery.
There are 2 smaller bedrooms that share a bath and another room dedicated as an office by the current owner.
The 5th bedroom has it's own private bath and entrance from the inside as well as the outside which could be used for a renter or live-in domestic worker's quarters. A central, on demand hot water heater connects to all 3 bathrooms.
Living area: The formal living room joins the dining room which connects to the kitchen.
The kitchen window looks out into the north side orchid nursery. A spacious family room with lots of natural light is positioned at the rear of the house and also connects to the kitchen.
There is a small library nook in between the living / family rooms.
Laundry area: The laundry room connects to the outdoor solar patio that has clear plastic roof panels, used for drying clothes. Inside the laundry area is a small aviary for birds.
Outside and yard: • 2 secure storage sheds: both are cement block, the newer one has block walls and a poured cement ceiling for additional security.
Shed / roof extension: in the very rear of the property the owner built a large roof that extends out about 20 ft. from the back property wall, currently used to store wood and equipment.
Workshop / BBQ area: recently remodeled as a workshop including a new roof, this space has running water and 110v / 220v power. There is a built-in coal/wood fire pit in a red brick countertop with lower shelving and a sink, great for afternoon BBQs or parties. 3 Nurseries: 2 custom built and specially designed orchid nurseries with shelving and overhead structure for hanging potted orchids and other plants. There is also a full sun nursery for box / container style planting of vegetables and herbs.
Perimeter wall and gates: The property has a cement block wall around the entire perimeter with two electric gates on the street frontage, one for cars and one for people.
Parking: in addition to the single carport under the main house roof there is a free standing carport for one vehicle - total off street parking space for 3-4 cars. Neighborhood: The house is walking distance to two pulperias, a bus stop, dentist office, supermarket, bakery, a bank and a hardware store.
About Perez Zeledon: "Perez" is what some would say is the perfect size town, not too big and not too small. It is the commercial hub for the entire southern zone of Costa Rica where you will find everything you need, without having to travel to San Jose. Perez has a public hospital and variety of private traditional medical doctors, homeopath doctors and medical clinics, good dentists / orthodontists, lawyers, accountants, architects and banks.
There are numerous public schools and an excellent private school called El Valle. The semi private school called Escuela Cientifica has won more academic awards than any other school in all of Costa Rica.
The best farmers market in the southern zone operates right in town two days a week. The old central market is open 6 days a week and there are several modern supermarkets and bakeries.
Perez has a handful of good restaurants, numerous local eateries, coffee shops and a few upscale bars & clubs - two hotel / casinos, a McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. The two sports clubs / parks offer tennis, swimming and soccer / basketball leagues.
There are more than a dozen small hardware stores and three large modern hardwares / building supplies, several auto parts stores, mechanic shops, domestic appliance outlets, clothing stores galore and many second hand clothing shops. All the goods and services, parts and supplies you need are in Perez Zeledon.
At 2,500 feet of elevation the climate is temperate in the surrounding valley, not nearly as hot as the nearby coast which is a 45 minute drive. The cool climate of the Talamanca mountains is also just a short drive away. Perez is not considered a tourist destination.
Although still pretty much a "Tico town" there are numerous foreign expats that have settled in the area over the past several years, all of whom agree that Perez is one of the best, if not THE best place to live in all of Costa Rica.
Asking Price: $175,000 - would consider receiving a lesser property as partial payment.
Contact Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (506) 8824-8113