Road Traffic:right side
Plug types:A & B,
Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama
total: 51,100 sq km
land: 50,660 sq km
water: 440 sq km
tropical and subtropical; dry season (December to April); rainy season (May to November); cooler in highlands
coastal plains separated by rugged mountains including over 100 volcanic cones, of which several are major volcanoes
GDP: $44.68 billion (2005 est.)
GDP growth rate: 4% (2005 est.)
GDP per capita: $11,100 (2005 est.)
Inflation rate: 13.8% (2005 est.)
Currency: Costa Rican colon (CRC)
Costa Rican colones per US dollar - 477.79 (2005), 437.91 (2004), 398.66 (2003), 359.82 (2002), 328.87 (2001)
Population: 4,075,261 (July 2006 est.)
Growth rate: 1.45% (2006 est.)
Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2%
Spanish (official), English
name: San Jose
time difference: UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
15 September 1821 (from Spain)
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House for sale in Turrialba, Costa Rica
Beautiful house with outstanding view, in Little Switzerland, Costa Rica
|Area in sq. feet:||2 798,62 |
|Lot size in acres:||2,50 |
|Price in USD:||$249 000|
This lovely home was listed at $310,000 (the actual cost) but was reduced recently to $249,000. The property is far enough from San Jose to provide clean air, security, friendly neighbors no traffic noise, and above all TOTAL PEACE AND QUIET and you can still go to San Jose on a day trip for shopping or business.
This is a three bedroom / three bath home with a large pool, garage, laundry and a lot of storage space. In addition we have two acres of fertile land with a fruit orchard, vegetable garden and orchids and flowers everywhere. An experienced gardener and maid are available for just $2.50 per hour each. There is a small supermarket 10 minutes away but we go to San Jose once a month to fill our freezer from one of the discount clubs..
The house is in a residential community of Americans, Canadians and Europeans who all speak English but we also have many wonderful friends in the village which is a three minute walk away.
There is a lot, big enough for a second house, next to this property. It could be used by you or sold and the price is negotiable..
Features & Amenities
Washing Machine / Washer|
Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
High Speed Internet
Maid and gardener available $3 per hour|
Breathtaking mountain views
English speaking, near friendly village
Total peace and quiet
This House for sale in Turrialba, Costa Rica was first listed on 2009-09-16 02:41:03, and then updated on 2013-12-16 19:45:19 GMT.
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|Listing No. ||31819|
Costa Rica Real Estate