From the moment you enter this property you will feel a sense of relaxation. Lush, green foliage frame this charming house and sounds of the river running through the property lull you into a peaceful state almost instantly. It is the ideal spot to get away from all the hustle and bustle of life and take in the natural beauty of Costa Rica. The house has been built to allow this natural beauty in from all sides with large windows and sliding glass doors allowing plenty of natural light and breezes and giving the effect of being outdoors while inside. The front porch serves as an outdoor living room and a perfect place to sip your morning coffee or read a book. On the first floor you will find a spacious kitchen, two bedrooms both with sliding glass doors that open onto a porch, a bathroom and an oversized hallway with skylight that can also serve as an office. The downstairs portion of the house has a space for doing laundry and second bathroom equipped with a full size bathtub. Adjoining this level of the house is a small room perfect for office, studio or extra guest room.The front yard of the property is flat and has plenty of space for creating more garden beds and even a small fish pond. Across the river a path up the hillside leads you to a lovely lookout of all the surrounding mountains and a great place to built rancho or yoga deck.Details...2 bedroom with sliding glass doors onto porch.2 bathrooms: one with shower and one with shower and tub combo.2 different spaces that could be used as office or extra sitting area: the oversized hallway connecting the kitchen and first bedroom to the newer addition (2nd bedroom and bathroom), as well as the downstairs room which is big enough for a twin bed, massage table, or a studio.The floors in the kitchen and first bedroom are purple heart wood.There is a natural spring of water on the property on other side of river. Currently used water supply comes from spring on property across the street and has been tested in San Isidro and results showed it was pure and free from any contaminants. House was built starting in 2011 by previous owner and finished by current owner in 2013.The property is about 30 minutes from San Isidro de El General and just a little over 1 hour from the beach.San Isidro de El General is the second largest city outside of the GAM of the central valley (the area that includes San Jose, Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago). Here you can find anything you need, including great public and private medical care and even a mall with cinema!. San Isidro has the largest farmer’s market in the region. Expats at the beach find it necessary to make frequent trips to San Isidro for provisions or services they cannot find at the beach.If you want to eat, drink, shop, pay prices, and essentially live like a tico and immerse in authentic tico culture, then a gorgeous home in a mountain community like San Gerardo de Rivas could be the right choice for you.