https://vivatropical.com/property/listing/812139/ Tucked into rainforest, this beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath nature lover's escape is situated on 3.39 acres within a secure gated community just a few miles off the coastal highway above Parrita and Playa Bandera on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Each bedroom has its own private bath, making this stunning residence a three master bedroom retreat with space for all to enjoy the beautiful ocean and jungle views in total privacy. One of the first things you notice as you enter the home's main living area on the upper level, are the high hardwood ceilings, giving an expansive and breezy feeling to the home so that even on the hottest days you are living cool and refreshed with or without AC units turned on. The upper level design layout is open concept, with the living space joining the galley style kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. You also have a private studio style master bedroom with master bath on this level with a built in closet designed by one of the finest artisan wood workers from the Sarchi artist colony region of Costa Rica. The second thing that takes your breath away as you enter this home, are the sights and sounds of nature all around as this jungle escape boasts wide balconies that run the entire length of the home on both levels, framed by large trees that provide perch to the vividly colored birds and other wildlife just outside. These large porches are also shady and relaxing places where you can enjoy the dulcet sounds of nature as you dig into a good book or a quiet nap You will delight to wake up to the antics of your rain forest visitors, including many species of tropical birds, including toucans, mot mots, scarlet macaws and also slow moving sloths and two types of monkeys that frolic so nearby they often jump up on the balcony to investigate you watching them! This is true Pura Vida, pure life living with nary a care in the world, listening to the sounds of the rainforest from the comfort of your own private tropical home hideaway. The first level features two additional master bedrooms, each with an en suite bath and access to the wide home length balcony with breathtaking ocean view, anchored by the tropical jungles that define the Pacific Coast. Currently one of these first level master bedrooms is being used as a home office and there is also a laundry room with brand new high end washer and dryer units. This area can easily be remodeled into a small kitchen so that this lower level can be rented out separately as an apartment or two room bed and breakfast with shared kitchen. This can help increase the potential for rental income when you are not using your home or even when you are, as the lower floor connects to the upper level through a covered outdoor stairway, giving privacy to guests on each floor. The home also has a third lower level below the first ground floor level, with steps leading down to a platform with a bodega storage room. This area can also be easily and affordably converted into additional living space as the home is made of galvanized steel for easy additions or modifications and the builder lives within the community. The home has been recently updated, including a new storage bodega made out of a shipping container attached to an anchored metal platform near the parking area so you have plenty of secure storage for all your tools, gardening equipment, beach toys, camping gear, surf boards, kayaks and any other items you may want to bring down to enjoy in Costa Rica. Also near the parking area is a flat build space if you desire to add a pool and/or outdoor entertainment BBQ area. And the community allows construction of additional buildings so you can even build another home to rent or use for guests. With almost 3.4 acres, the property also plenty of land you can also cultivate with private gardens and hiking trails down to a stream that abuts the property down below. You can even grow your own food as this community encourages permaculture farming and living in harmony with nature. And with only 20 lots total in the community, each with at least 1.3 acres or more, you have total privacy but also the comfort of nearby like minded neighbors who have come together to create a beautiful, environmentally sensitive community with total respect for living in harmony with nature and your neighbors Currently many of these neighbors are retirees in the health care industry, so you have caring doctors and nurses nearby in the event you need assistance with a sudden healthcare emergency. Additionally the brand new clinic in Parrita is just 10 minutes away, with Quepos hospital only a half hour away. And the nearby towns of Parrita, Esterillos, Hermosa, Jaco and Manuel Antonio all have a myriad of restaurants, shops, eco adventures and nightlife to enjoy, plus a thriving expat community who are all supportive of newcomers to the area. The community was founded on the principles of sustainability, community involvement, diversity, and open-mindedness. All the structures within this community are designed with a light touch on the land, preserving as much of the natural landscape and biodiversity as possible. There is a small community center at one of the development's highest points with a small gym and an incredible view overlooking the Parrita River and valley There are currently already 14 homes built and two more under construction within the 20-lot community. The Homeowners Association that oversees the welfare of the community and its governing bylaws are registered with the Costa Rican government. Renting out your home as a vacation villa is no problem at all as there are caretakers available from within the community that can assist for a small fee. There is a centralized clean, pure, and reliable water source that taps off of the regional ASADA. You can drink straight from the tap! High speed internet runs throughout the community via a top notch fiber optic system and all the roads and street lights are maintained, along with trash pickup as part of the HOA fee. And if you are looking for a good investment, the region surrounding this Alazan community has seen a recent uptick in interest by developers and investors seeking to enjoy the area’s unspoiled natural beauty. In fact, the road leading to the development was recently paved, taking you smoothly from the coastal highway to the community and also way into the mountains of the central plateau if you continue on up the roadway. However, this community is just far enough off the beaten path to give you the privacy and peacefulness you have been seeking, but still just 15 minutes away from shopping, banking, restaurants, gasoline stations, medical clinics, and more in the nearby town of Parrita. The bustling beach town of Jaco is only 45 minutes to your north and the most popular national park of Manuel Antonio is just a half hour to the south, with Quepos Marina just 20 minutes away. Even better, Tres Piscinas, a fun secret waterfall known only to locals and some expats is just 5 minutes away! If you are looking to escape an even more stressful world and step into tranquility and peace, with all the comfort and security of the modern world, this beautiful and affordable property may be just what you have been longing and looking for! Give us a call or drop us an email today for more information or to schedule a virtual tour or in person viewing. We are here to make your Costa Rica dreams come true!