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    San Rafael
    Other Alajuela, Alajuela,
    Costa Rica
    San Rafael Other Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica

    San Rafael
    Other Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica

    Eduardo Araya
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Hacienda and Estancia Home

    • Status


    El Encanto Equestrian Estate

    You are now looking at a rather unique equestrian property in Costa Rica. This incredible piece of land has been transformed into one of the most amazing equestrian estates you will ever see.

    Located in Alajuela, surrounded by beautiful nature and with a warm and healthy environment, at the same time close to the international airport, and with all the comforts you would expect, this property equips beautiful facilities for events, training, preparation and care of equines.

    The main building was designed by renowned architect Jean Garnier and includes on the main level, a beautiful entertainment and social area ideal for large events or gatherings that is also conveniently located across from the horse riding or exercise area. In addition, there is an office area, dining room, kitchen, bar and a lounge. Everything is top-notch: pristine hardwood and marble floors, quartz countertops, professional-grade stainless steel appliances, and detailed ceilings are part of the finishes. Additionally, on the main level there is a guest bedroom with its own bathroom. On the second floor of the main building, there are the private areas of this residence with a large living room space that is integrated, through sliding glass doors, with an open terrace. This space is majestic: the living room, central fire pit, and reflecting pool all work together to create the perfect environment to spend with your loved ones. Also on the second floor are two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. The master suite has a beautiful walking closet, a bathroom with double sinks and a rain shower, air conditioning, and direct access to the terrace. This level is complete with a laundry area and even a panic room. This main building is made entirely of concrete.

    The property has perimeter walls 4 meters high, with closed circuit security cameras.

    Among the equestrian facilities, the property features horse stables for 30 equines, that are custom-made and are located in different areas through the estate. They are equipped with intelligent audio and lighting system. In addition you will find two training arenas: an outdoor riding arena and a round pen.

    This is a well-rounded property with 8 storage rooms, 3 electrical and sound rooms, 4 water pumps and a large area for employees with its own dining room and restrooms.

    Overall, this amazing equestrian center with more than 6 hectares of land with cobblestone roads surrounded by impeccable landscaping, with different training areas offer a luxurious lifestyle for both horses and their owners. It is a well-designed, well-maintained, and has all the amenities for comfortable living and equestrian pursuits.

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    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • Property type
        Hacienda and Estancia Home
      • Marketed By
        Costa Rica Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
      • Listing Price
    • Utilities & Building
      • Style
        Contemporary, Estate Farm, Estate Ranch
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
      • Parking
        5 + Car Garage
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Gated Community, Granite Countertops, Horse Facilities, Pool, Security System, Tile Flooring, Gardens, Hardwood Flooring, Intercom System, Stables, Terrace / Outdoor Space, Washer Included, Outdoor Pool, Guest Ranch, City Strip Views, Garden, Concrete Flooring, Park View
      • Full Bathrooms
      • Partial Bathrooms
      • Bedrooms
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Mountain Views, Eco-Friendly (Green)
      • land usage
        Hobby Farm, Recreational Ranch, Horse Ranch