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A Look Inside:Living in San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica and the Central Highlands

SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!Tranquil 3/2 Two-Story Home On Relaxing River Bank: $99,000 USD FIRM; AMAZING PRICE

River Home SOLDSOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nothing compares to falling asleep with the soothing sound of a flowing river in the background…This special home is perched right above the bank of a majestic “Rio” and is a nature-lover’s delight! The land consists of 2,428 square meters (.6 acres) and is located in the green Piedades Norte area.


View from rear terrace



River from terrace





*** Construction on this home totals 226 square meters (2,430 square feet) “under roof” and was completed this year!! It’s technically a two-story house, but it functions as a 2 bedroom/ 2 bathroom home with an open floor plan which includes a living-room, dining-room, kitchen, and a patio that faces the river (all on one level) and then also has a large third bedroom downstairs. Let’s check out the main level first…


Living Room




Living Room 1




Open Floor Plan







As we mentioned, two of the bedrooms are located on the main level. There is a large Master bedroom with an in-suite Master bath which boasts a creative mosaic design and a tub/shower combo. Bathtubs are pretty rare here in Paradise, so this is a nice feature 😉


Bedroom 1st floor




Bathroom sink








Bedroom 3







Downstairs has the huge room which can be used as another living quarter, studio, den, office, etc.  It has it’s own private entrance. The laundry room is also located downstairs which would make it very easy to add another bathroom and this space can be used as an independent rental!!. Currently being used as third bedroom. Has lovely mosaic designed floor and private patio which would be a perfect place for an outdoor kitchen overlooking the river.  Beautiful!!



Downstairs living quarter



Downstairs bedroom





***  50 gallon water tank provides plenty of hot water throughout the house.

***  Plenty of windows to take in the sun rising in the front of the home and the sunset in the rear. The tranquility that the river provides is indescribable. It truly is a magical property.

*** The grounds are landscaped with an array of flowers and fruit trees which include, guayaba, orange, lemon, banana, mango and cas.

*** Private road leads you right up to your home and covered carport.


Private Road


*** 4km to San Ramon Centro, only an 8 minute drive!!


***** Purchase Price Reduced to $99,000 USD FIRM; This represents an AMAZING price for this special piece of real estate*****






River view from downstairs


…AND…… To make life even more enjoyable, when you rent or purchase this home you will have access to the current owner’s pool on the adjoining property. How cool! Check it out:


stephs pool. RESIZED


If this isn’t PURA VIDA, then I don’t know what is….. 🙂

Kim Rubens-Quiros

From NY and San Jose, we are a mixed gringa/tico couple with a dream of sharing our wonderful area of San Ramon with you! Pura vida!

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