Features: • Location: Cerro Real, Alto de las Palomas • Construction area: 1,540 m2 aprox • Lot size: 2,200 m2 aprox • Beds: 5 + maid`s bedroom • Baths: 6.5 • Pool: yes • Garage: 3 to 4 under roof + exterior parking space for up to 20 cars • Floors: 3
This magnificent mansion is located in a private gated community of Escazu. It is the latest masterpiece of a recognized Italian developer. The mansion is located on a corner lot on the highest hill in the neighborhood, with approximately 2.200 m2 of extension. The lot, due to its location, allows for a maximum level of privacy for the property and people living in it. Thanks to its unique shape and elevation, it is impossible to see inside the house from outside or from neighboring houses. The property is surrounded by tropical gardens and in addition, the master bedroom and the bedroom area have their private tropical gardens.
A majestic fountain adorns the facade of the house and the brushwork of idyllic gardens down to the smallest detail. The property is accessed by car, coming in at one end of the lot and out the other, giving a sense of exclusivity and security while having access to the garage and entrance to the mansion for nearly seven feet above the level street.
The 1,540 m2 (16,570 sq.ft) of construction area (proxy measure) are divided into three main levels.
The ground floor is the first level of ownership, and this is accessed by car or on foot. The four-car garage with separate gates are built with measures above the standard, for convenience when switching in and out with vehicles, but also to have a greater comfort when getting off items from cars and to move freely with the garage full.
By the same garage there is access to the house by a corridor to the professional elevator for residential use, which connects the three main floors of the house, a large cellar room with electro/mechanical components and climbing stairs to the entrance of the house.
On the outside of the first level is the U-shaped entrance for cars which allows for additional twenty cars to be parked. This is perfect for large events and parties and its design was made in order to access one side of the lot and exit the opposite side to avoid unnecessary maneuvers. The floor of the entrance road and the walls are made of stone and are detailed with moldings of Barro Barroco http://www.barrobarroco.com/galeria.php and illuminated professionally, for easy access at night and to highlight the artistic attributes of the property.
The main level of the house is the main entrance, the main social area in the mansion. Entry of the house is accessed by an imposing double staircase surrounded by vases. A double-height tower made entirely of glass reveals the vestibule of the villa, but to maintain maximum privacy a dark electric curtain system can be operated by the smart home system.
When you open the front door you can see the imposing height of heaven affresco embellished hand painted in Italy and a unique design of floor, fully marbled. The lobby has two staircases, one to go down to the garage, another to go up to the bedrooms area.
The formal room is also double height with the same system of tempered glass walls and electric curtains. A large fireplace makes the room nights more comfortable and is operated by the smart home. At the same living room is a two-door entrance leading to the home theater. This room is soundproofed and with all requirements and exact measurements for home theaters. Just outside the cinema room is located down a private staircase to the wine cellar area, bar and nightclub that has a private bath and access to outdoor spa area.
The main level also includes a large formal dining room overlooking the pool, gardens and a fountain of fish. The kitchen is right in front of the dining room and its ample area allows for breakfast area and a family room.
Inside the kitchen there are private stairs down to the lower level where there is a room for employees with bathroom, closets, under kitchen and laundry area also. The main level has a large office and bathroom for guests.
Finally, away from the living area of the house is the master bedroom. The entrance to the room has its own lobby area and once inside you can see through the huge windows the private garden. This area was designed to maximize space and great footage and make it a room large enough to have sleeping area and a living room area. The room has a covered terrace where you can access the private garden, outdoor tub and a large balcony overlooking the sea and mountains. The master bedroom includes two walk-in closets, and a full bath with double toilet and bidet, a very large cabinet with double sink and a shower for two with a drop of rain-water from the sky. Outside the bathroom is a tropical garden with an outdoor bathtub.
When you go outside of the room, you can see several water mirrors that are connected to the pool, which a unique feature of decks floating in the middle of it. A covered patio makes the pool area perfect for parties and adjacent to it, some steps lead to the solarium where there is a terrace of the same size, but open, which provides maximum privacy. In the outdoor area there is also a big BBQ area for outdoor grills, with stairs going up the garden and the rooms upstairs, and an additional step that leads to the spa area. The Spa has a under roof Jacuzzi for more than 12 people, a fitness area, a huge water fountain of oriental fish, a cave with cushions to relax, steam bath and a full bathroom with shower. This area has access to the bar and nightclub as well.
The top floor can be accessed by stairs or elevator and has four large bedrooms with their own bathrooms and walk in closet. An interesting feature is that the square hallway is completely open with glass railings to appreciate the inner garden downstairs. Besides a big balcony in one of the bedrooms, upstairs there is a large open terrace and a private tropical garden with a staircase that leads directly outside the kitchen and the pool without having to go through the house to enjoy the spa and pool area.