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Rooms 9
Bedrooms 4
Bathroom 3,5
Type of Property Private
Living Area 8,070 sq ft
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Tastefully finished one-of-a-kind Estate with Magnificent views 700m2, 4 bedrooms


ref. Villa Shay

The property is 11,895 m2 and the house is 750 m2. It is a very large luxurious estate property in Escazú and very rare to find a large landscaped and private flat land on the hills of Escazú overlooking the city. The house is built to the best of American and European standards following a French style in design. Features • Location: San Antonio, Escazú • Construction area: 750 m2 – 8,070 sq. ft • Lot size: 11,895.59 m2 (127,996.55 sq.ft) • Bedrooms: 4 • Bathrooms: 3.5 • Garage: 3 covered spaces + 7 in parking area • Floors: 2 • Office • 2 fireplaces • Two small rivers crosses the property • Guard room with bathroom on the entrance gate • Manicured gardens • Private water well • Large water reservoir tank • Wired for internet and cable • Completely renovated in 2010 • Fine woods throughout • Lime stone floors Description Get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city and enjoy the privacy of this grand estate located on the hills of San Antonio de Escazú. As you enter the property you will feel peace from nature in its entire splendor. This French Style Estate property sits on 11,895 m2 of land and 750 m2 of construction with luxurious details and spectacular views of San Jose valley and Escazú mountains. Very rare to find such a large landscaped estate property with luscious greenery and large flat land in Escazú. Property is very private and will appeal to those looking for privacy, greenery, a peaceful environment and not have neighbors peeking into your daily lives. The house is built with the best of materials, seismic proof with use of deep foundations, thick concrete walls, solid wood beams for vaulted ceilings throughout the house and use of natural airflow designs. The social areas are very unique and full of details, you will find a 7 meter high French Fireplace in the living room hand crafted on site with imported limestone slabs. Another French Antique fireplace handmade of limestone and copper is in library. The living room has 7 meter high ceiling with massive glass windows overlooking the property and San Jose Valley. There is and extensive use of wood panels. French Dining room with built in French wine and cigar closet, dish and cutlery closet and a liquor closet with elegant wood panels on all walls. The library has built in book shelves, ladder, fireplace and leads to a hand crafted wood paneled staircase. Beautiful works of stained glass in interior doors, windows and large signature artwork piece, all by world famous Sylvia Laks (2010 First prize winner - American Stained Glass association of America). Among the most important elements of this house the owners will enjoy lots of natural sunlight from glass ceilings in many of the areas, seven-meter high floor to ceiling windows in the social areas, extensive use of wood throughout the house and wall panels with fine handmade details. The grand entertaining kitchen is a chef´s dream. It offers vaulted ceilings and a mix of biscotti and café color combination kitchen cabinets imported from the USA. Featuring WOLF dual range (Gas and Electric) a stove with 4 burners, 2 ovens, grill and hot plate. Miele built-in personalized coffee system. Dual fridge/refrigerator, separate oven and warming drawer with built-in microwave. Food preparation island and use of marble for counters and backsplash. The kitchen also has imported Franke Farmhouse sink, Franke Counter sinks with Franke Faucets. The bathrooms are finished with high quality Kohler faucets, showers and toilets throughout the house. All bathroom counters and sinks were custom-made on site from imported Limestone slabs. The master bathroom has spa tub, cedar wood sauna and his and her sinks and showers. The property is fully fenced with a variety of native and imported trees, gardens and fruit trees. Eucalyptus trees that freshen the air, Roble Sabana and Guachipelin trees that blooms in the summer time and pine trees along the property limits. It also has a rancho with wood burning oven perfect for making pizza and roasting. This is the ideal place for relaxation and fun entertaining by the river side. A synthetic floor tennis court (blue and green in color) and half basketball court with a two level viewing deck overlooking San Jose valley are also part of the amenities that this gorgeous property offers. The court has night floodlights as well. Get ready for Tennis competitions! Other features of this property includes: • Extensive use of almond wood floors in and in the deck. • Imported Limestone floors polished onsite to high end hotel standards. • Media Room with balcony. • Gallery hallway for Art display. • Separate cave room. • Wood paneled French study room with views. • Unique handmade upright piano design sink and countertop in power room. • Bar and social area with icemaker, fridge and marble countertops. • Built-in sound system for 16 speakers spread over the house. • Unique Swiss water plumbing system with numerous control hubs spread across the house for even water pressure and distribution avoiding uneven water pressure when multiple taps are running. • Private bridge to private island with creek. Great for kids adventure or fruit & vegetable gardening. • Dual water system choice of private well or municipality water with full Ultraviolet and Filtration System. • Fully secured property and house with 3 independent camera systems with 48 cameras and dual alarm systems covering 50 zones/sensors. • Guard gate for security with facilities and separate storage room. • Covered parking for 3 vehicles with additional parking for 7 more.

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