Land and infrastructure are set up for off grid living.
Blue Zone! 52-hectares of pristine land, just 20 minutes outside of Nicoya, 10 minutes from Hojancha, and 5km from the beautiful village of La Mansión. This is one of only 5 Blue Zones of the world, offering the longest life expectancy and best quality of health available on the planet. Limitless, mineral rich pure spring water born right on the land, sustainable/edible landscaping, and off grid living potential.
The land boasts three recently built structures: two 3 bedroom/2 bathroom houses and a large aquaponics/organic farmhouse + industrial kitchen building. There’s a 4th building made of recycled plastic bottles being completed now.
This unique valley and mountain view property is in the heart of a biological corridor below Cerro de Jesus, stretching from Nicaragua to Panama. You will have your own private wildlife preserve plus two micro climates. It is a hidden treasure that also includes a very long list of additional attributes and extras to make it a truly once in a lifetime opportunity for the right buyer:
Year round abundant spring water: multiple water sources, distribution tanks, and wells accessible throughout
20 hectares of gently sloping to flat land with flowing creeks, cascades, and waterfalls
4 perfectly flat terraces with amazing views, big enough for many more houses or cabins
Largest tilapia aquaponics farm in Costa Rica with bountiful fish and vegetables ready to harvest
Thriving vegan gourmet food business with over $50k profit last year
Edible and drought resistant landscape: all the usual edible fruit trees plus exotic acerola cherries, turmeric, pomegranate, lime, lemon, and much more
Biofuels plantation, Teak & Melina ready to harvest now + 2500 Ron Ron trees (20 more years to harvest).
2 well maintained cars included: 2006 Mitsubishi Montero 4x4 and 1997 Suzuki Sidekick 4x4. Both in great condition and worth over $35k for both
Bird paradise: including green-billed toucans, hummingbirds, hawks, and many more
Would suit an intentional community, eco-resort, yoga retreat center, organic farm, or just a secluded getaway with stunning views for a discerning buyer
30 hectares are a biological reserve/eco-park education center fed by 100% spring water. Government pays $1300/year "protection plan" to preserve this.
1st House “Gentleman’s Ranch - Colonial Style”:
Built in 1996: 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, open plan dining room & kitchen, big lounge room and veranda with sweeping valley views. - Garage. Small room with a/c for storage.
Brand new, built in 2009: 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms + office, mostly glass with valley views, waterfall and pond. Also has flat plateau next to house perfect for adding another house.
HOUSE DETAILS: The homes are about 300 meters away from each other on large plateau, separated by a slice of forest and seasonal creek. There are multiple natural terraces ready for building further homes/cabinas without any need for heavy machinery.
AQUAPONICS FARM & SYSTEM:
Brand new, built in 2010. There are 6 large tilapia tanks that use fish fertilizer to feed the plants above. Tanks are all cement, not dirt: 42 feet long x 5 feet wide x 4 feet deep (14 meters long x 1.5 meters deep x 1 meter wide).
*This is the largest and only aquaponics building of its kind in Costa Rica, if not all of Central America.
*Can also cultivate shrimp, exotic aquarium fish, or even spirulina. Each tank has the capacity to produce between 3000 to 5000 fish (tilapia, shrimp, guapote and also aquarium fish). Currently very well stocked with fish ready to harvest any time.
*The system is fully enclosed and you can grow vegetables organically using the nitrogen-rich water from the fish tanks.
*No water is wasted. Continuous crops from fish and plants all year using very little energy.
The aquaponics building features a very large industrial grade kitchen with shower facility, bathroom and storage room. Can be used as the fish and vegetable work area or even a small restaurant or cafe. Workers quarters next door, sturdy construction built out of recycled plastic bottles.
EDIBLE FOREST and LANDSCAPE:
Below the mountain and private forest preserve is a mixture of edible forest and other seasonal crops, all 100% organic, with some open areas used to grow crops like lime, lemon, 5 types of mango, papaya, dragon fruit, bread fruit, black zapote (aka chocolate mousse fruit), rose apples, cashews, avocado, banana, guava, yucca, chili peppers, aloe vera, watercress, okra, cotton candy fruit, Jamaica/hibiscus, pigeon peas, Mayan spinach, sweet corn, maringa trees.
NATURE PRESERVE - in the heart of the biological corridor, Cerros de Jesús. Connects from Nicaragua all the way through Costa Rica and Panama.
Reforested land with endangered exotic woods to encourage the return of more fauna. Can be made open to the public as a wildlife education center, or build trails throughout for easy wildlife viewing and spectacular views of the valley below.
ANIMALS: jaguarundi, ocelot, puma, white tail deer, kinkajou, coati, Guanacaste anteater, rabbits, 4 types of frogs (great indication of a healthy environment), and turtles. Reforestation project has attracted copious amounts of birds, white faced monkeys, and more.
BIRD LOVER HEAVEN:
Green-billed toucans, hummingbirds, slaty tailed trogon, turquoise browed motmot, woodpeckers, migratory birds, hawks, and even scarlet macaws can be re-introduced. This is a huge draw for nature lovers!
BIOFUEL AND MEDICINAL PLANTS:
2500 Ron Ron trees recently planted (the rich dark brown color is highly sought after for furniture - good to harvest in 20 years.
Also has 20-30 Teak and Melina trees ready to harvest now.
*1 hectare of Tempate trees planted for biodiesel.
MEDICINAL and FUEL TREES:
Aloe vera, Jicaro (biofuel), neem (a natural insect repellent), pencil tree (natural "gasoline"), rumberry trees (put in rum for yummy flavor), guanabana (medicinal), turmeric, cinnamon.
There are 4 major underground aquafers on the property, plus several natural springs and creeks with waterfalls. The main spring is born inside the forest preserve and runs all year round feeding both houses and the aquaponics operation. Back up wells are ready to go if needed.
Land is reforested with a variety of fruit trees. Producing all year long: papaya, 5 species of mango, jobo trees (yellow mung beans), acerola cherries, & more.
Highly ionized area. Lends itself to Ion collectors going into battery packs to power electricity.
ARCHEOLOGICAL PRESERVE: Chorotega grave sites/mounds. Have found tools, pottery, axes, etc. Stone tools and pottery shards: animal forms made out of clay. Chorotega people descended from Mayans.
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