Located in Eco-Residential Villa Real, one of Costa Rica´s prime addresses and most desirable locations. Owners of homes living in this exclusive gated community enjoy the benefits of living in an exclusive ecological reserve of over 200 acres, where more than 40% of the land is a protected forest. Villa Real also has a very nice Club House with tennis courts, swimming pool and other amenities.The contemporary European style design, like the kind you find in cosmopolitan cities like Barcelona, has been awarded architectural prizes thanks to its layout that captures lights and views from every window, and its open floor design connecting the different areas of the house, providing maximum comfort and best use of the space.The access to this outstanding architectural home is by an ample lobby entrance complemented by a water mirror and sandblasted windows in tropical design. The house offers views to the protected forest and to the Pacific Ocean at the distance, capturing the most spectacular sunsets year round. A luxury home in Villa Real that includes all kinds of luxurious interior comforts, for an elegant and private lifestyle. Very clear and airy, with high ceilings and roof to floor windows that let the light inside in every corner of the house. The house opens to the outside through glass doors connecting all social areas and bedrooms with nature.The impeccable social areas in open floor style, enjoy the views of the Santa Ana valley and the mountain range. This area is made of the living room connected to an ample elevated terrace, a bar area and formal dining room. The kitchen is comfortably located next to the social areas and opens to an external dining room located in an elevated terrace, to take advantage of the majestic views. A sliding wall connects the kitchen with the formal dining room. The elegant family kitchen is thoughtfully designed to inspire cooking and is appointed with the latest stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry and granite countertops.Details include Italian porcelain floors mixed with finely polished concrete floors. Custom made cabinetry in all rooms. Many doors are pocket doors. Ample hallways. Elevated terraces. Parking for 2 cars inside and 4 more outside. In line with the contemporary accent, the house is finished with elegance in white lacquer furniture, hand railings in stainless steel, beautiful glass detailing, chrome and stainless steel bathroom accessories of the finest brands, giving light and freshness to enhance the clean architectural lines.The modern architectural design allows for the house to be elevated from the terrain, avoiding humidity and allowing for maximum cross air ventilation, the additional space was used to create tropical gardens around and under the house. The design allows for very soft levels when moving from one area to the other. The house is fully equipped with top of the line blinds that hide inside the walls, including those strategically located in the terrace area to use during rainy days. There are still some unexplored spaces that can be turned into a wine cellar, art studio, meditation room, massage room, etc. All bedrooms open to a terrace with gardens. The bedrooms ‘floors are made of natural teak. There are three bedrooms in the second level of the house, including the master suite. Two of them share a bathroom with Spanish ceramic tiles imported and European walk-in closets each. The master suite has rolling blinds that hide up above inside the wall, an elevated private terrace with Jacuzzi. The master bathroom has large mirrors, double vanity, ample shower area overlooking the views directly to the sunset.In the lower level there is a large family room that opens completely to the terrace and pool area. A comfortable guest bedroom is strategically located in this area of the house for maximum privacy. This bedroom has an elegant bathroom with walk-in closet and enjoys spectacular views to the forest. The saline treated swimming pool is the delightful center of entertainment of the house. Its elevated L shape offers fantastic views towards the sunsets. An elevated teak deck is located next to the pool area and overlooks the manicured gardens and protected forest, including mature Guanacaste trees, turning the gardens into a private tropical paradise. The swimming pool´s bathroom area is decorated with the same high quality Spanish ceramic tile as the rest of the house, and includes a sauna in teak and pine woods, to enhance the amenities. An external shower is also available in this area of the house. The pool is ready for solar heating, if necessary. The gardens have walking trails, automatic irrigation system and special illumination at night. The maid´s quarters has the same fine finishes as the rest of the house and could be used as a guest bedroom. Additionally, the house has space underneath with the necessary installations to build a gym, a maid´s apartment or an independent studio or office. The house includes sound surround system, alarm system and cable TV. All doors have screens of the highest quality. It is wired and ready for air conditioning system if required. The present owners have not considered necessary to install air conditioning because the house offers cross ventilation all year round. It also includes its own treatment plant.Luxury Living in Villa Real:Villa Real luxury gated compound has become an standard for luxury living in Costa Rica, and is one of the favorite luxury residential communities of the country. Architecture and engineering up to the highest standards of quality and anti-seismic construction techniques, is represented in Villa Real by the most important architectural and engineering firms of the country, from award winning contemporary homes to more classic colonial style homes, Villa Real is the finest showcase of luxury homes and some the best architectural gems that Costa Rica has to offer. Located in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, at just minutes from downtown San Jose and in the limits between the cities of Escazu and Santa Ana, Eco-Residential Villa Real is a gated community made of 104 hectares (over 200 acres) of land, including 30 hectares dedicated as protected forest and the community has 10 hectares of common areas, including the extensive external gardens on the sides of the roads, Club House and recreational parks. The community is made of 377 lots, which turns into 377 families from all over the world, because Villa Real has become an international community that holds many families from multinational companies, embassies, ONG´s, as well as Costa Rican families. Some of the countries represented in Villa Real are Canada, the United States, China, Venezuela, Colombia, Spain, Ecuador, Brazil, just to name a few. Since Villa Real is a very extensive farm that flows from one hilltop to the other, the management company of Villa Real has added an internal microbus service that makes it easy to travel inside the community, especially for families and kids who want to move from one side to the other of the large community to visit their friends, go to the Club House, etc. Security is taken very seriously in Villa Real, and the residential compound is completely walled. The whole community is protected by a sophisticated security system 24 hour all year round. Luxury real estate in Villa Real is represented mostly by luxury homes and mansions offered for sale above $1 million and for rent above $3,000 a month.