Villa Mariposa, a stunning estate style property located less than a 10 minutes drive from downtown Atenas, Costa Rica, boast one of the most spectacular, 360 of views, that Atenas has to offer. Located in a small gated community, atop a hill with 16,000+ m2 of land (4 acres +/-), you will instantly feel on top of the world. Views stretch from the Central Valley and its 4 volcanos (Poas, Barva, Turrialba, and Irazu), towards Grecia, and back to Atenas and the Nicoya Peninsula. The property is landscaped to perfection, with a variety of flowering tropical plants and many varieties of fruit trees. There are several old growth Guanacaste trees that anchor the perimeter of the property, which attract an abundance of bird species, including toucans.
Built in 2004, the home was built to North American standards. With a Southwest flavor, the spaces are bright and airy, with soaring, vaulted wood ceilings, wall to wall windows and french doors, all of which open onto sweeping porches, which overlook the swimming pool, tropical landscape, and the stunning mountain vistas beyond. The decor is is Costa Rican tropical, which perfectly complement the surroundings. There are five bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. The master suite is spacious, with separate vanities and his and her walk-in closest. Off the living areas and master suite, you will find a home office. The kitchen is well designed, with a large island that is surrounded by seating, and is open into the dining room. In addition, this home does not lack for storage, offering a huge, walk-in pantry, as well as several storage closets and closets in each bedroom.
This home was designed for entertaining, and the wrap around porches are ideal for outdoor living and entertaining. The beautiful infinity swimming pool, has a shallow, swim-out area, great for children or lounge chairs. Off to the left of the home is a huge building site that has a studio with a kitchenette. In addition, on the right side of the property, there is yet another, open site, with spectacular views, perfect for additional construction. There is a double car garage and caretakers housing on site.