Real Estate:


Santiago de Puriscal

Country living at its best - Country home, recently upgraded, three bedrooms, two baths, with large family\party room, two decks, on 5,000 sq. meter property loaded with producing citrus trees is available for immediate sale. This is a dream retirement home, one of a kind. This rustic property is only 50 minutes from Costa Rica's capital, San Jose, and 30 minutes from the best international mall in the county located in Escazu. A new paved road allows access to Pacific Beaches in one hour. The nearby town of Puriscal has three supermarkets, three banks, a post office, a full service clinic and other necessary facilities.

This home is located on a private drive and is surrounded by just four other country residences, all on lots over two acres. Your view is through the mountains and on a clear day, all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The elevation is 3,500 feet, offering a springtime climate year round.

Recent upgrades include a new second floor, new cement retaining wall, new grey water drainage system, new roof drainage system, replacement of deck roof, addition of satellite television (DirectTV), tiling of downstairs room, replacement and removal of all termite laden wood, re-varnishing of all natural wood and rehabilitation of producing citrus trees.

The property is owned free and clear by a shell Costa Rican corporation. Title can be transferred directly to buyers, their designee, or by sale of the shares of the shell corporation (which avoids transfer taxes). Utilities are approximately $60 per month including satellite TV and property taxes under $100 per year.

Asking price is $120,000.

Seth Derish
Derish Associates, Inc.
1537 Fourth Street, Ste. 234
San Rafael, CA 94901
Tel: (415) 648-7007
Fax: (415) 648-6338

Fernando Arias (506) 416-7961 (Puriscal, Costa Rica)for a showing.

Orbit will recommend an english speaking attorney if you do not have an attorney.


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