https://vivatropical.com/property/listing/687412/ The Monkey House has one of the BEST LOCATIONS you could ever imagine in Manuel Antonio. The home and property, which was long used by a world-famous writer as his bastion from which to seek inspiration and write his books, has been a private residence for the past 10 years. The property is adjacent to one of the hotels most exclusive, adults-only hotels and offers a unique blend of lush, tropical beauty, views and space for expansion. The Monkey House is a quaint two-bedroom villa, with a studio-like feel. You enter the gated property through its private and covered garage area and immediately can feel the serenity of the space. The villa itself has a small, yet completely functional kitchen and dining area, lofted bedroom and full bathroom, living area and a second guest bedroom and guest bathroom off one side of the villa. There is an expansive patio area where you naturally just want to drop into one of the rocking chairs and start gazing at the view and wildlife. The owners, who are avid primate enthusiasts, hence the name, have worked to ensure the trees around the property are kept intact, while still insuring the views of the home have integrity. The house is one of only a handful of properties in the area which provide a turn-key ready, multi-bedroom option for under $500,000 and it is also an AMAZING opportunity for someone looking for a project and opportunity to unlock huge equity upside with a remodel and expansion plan . As they say in real estate, LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION, and this unique property is surrounded by the areas most exclusive hotels and luxury estates. There are several properties that are adjacent or nearly adjacent with asking prices well over $1,500,000 making this a special opportunity at a great value.