Lake Arenal, Costa Rica, real estate for sale
A87 31 acres, 4 dwellings on Miravalles Volcano Tourist Circuit - $600,000
This glassy 2-story house is one of four habitations on the finca. There's not just pasture and forest but nicely landscaped areas on the property as in this area around the tilapia pond and stream.
The main house is one of four habitacions on the finca.
There is much landscaping on the finca such as this area around the tilapia pond.
Miravalles Volcano rises above a plain and rolling hills in the temperate zone above the town of Bagaces on the Interamerican Highway.
A convenient 45 minutes from Liberia's international airport, this family finca has great potential for tourism development. It's located in the temperate and mostly level highlands between the dormant volcanos Miravalles and Rincon de La Vieja, an area of growing tourism because of the various hot springs and other volcanic phenomena as well as its wonderfully verdant beauty and moderately warm year-round weather. This former dairy farm has two cool-water springs, a tilapia pond, and fruit orchards as well as many native hardwood trees. The partly furnished buildings include the original family farmhouse, a small new house occupied by the caretaker, a cabin apartment, and, most importantly, a two-story family home perfect for taking advantage of the region's good weather and volcano vistas due to its wide veranda and huge windows on both levels. Miravalles is a source of geothermal energy, and it is possible to tour the installation which converts the thermal energy to electricity. The mountain also is the site of a cloud forest, and there are tourist facilities such as ziplines, guided tours, horseback rides, hot springs, mud baths, fumaroles, etc. From this magnificent area, it's little more than an hour to Pacific beaches, and fine golf courses are less than an hour away.
The living room in the main house is a bright and comfortable area with fine woodwork and enveloping windows. The kitchen is modern and has fine cabinetry.
The living room in the main house. The modern kitchen has beautiful cabinetry.
This young orchard contains quite a few of the many fruits trees on the finca. In addition to the dwellings there are farm buildings such as this storage building.
A young orchard has many of the finca's fruit trees.
There are working farm buildings in addition to the houses.
A few miles away is the power plants that converts thermal energy into electricity. Forest reserves contain hot and cold rivers and pools and support many species of birds as well as animals.
A few miles from the finca, a thermal power plant converts volcanic gases to electricity.
Around the mountain and in protected forests are hot as well as cool waters.
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