Nature, spectacular views, privacy, peace and quiet.
If you're looking for a party atmosphere, or a wild nightlife, this is definitely NOT for you.
The cottage, or casita is the guest quarters on the owner's property. This is not a large commercial development. You'll be the only guests on the 4 1/2 acre mountain top estate. Located 15 minutes South of downtown San Ramon and the Pan American Highway on excellent paved road. 45 minutes from the San Jose airport (SJO) One hour drive to the Pacific beaches. Secure parking. Enjoy the expansive view from the lanai. Most evenings, watch the twinkle of the lights of the coastal city of Puntarenas more than 30 miles away.
The casita is a 500 square foot, one bedroom cabin with a fully furnished Living Room, Kitchen/Eating area. The bathroom has a hair dryer and features a large shower with hot water provided by a demand propane water heater. Perfect for a couple. Of course all linens are provided. There's free wireless internet access in the casita...Bring your laptop or wireless device. You're also welcome to use our VOIP line in our home to make free calls to the US and Canada.
A good night's sleep.
The spacious bedroom features a Queen Size Bed with all linens, and a Sealy pillow-top mattress with box spring, imported from the States. Night-time temperatures on the mountain are usually in the 60s year-round. Ideal sleeping weather! No air conditioning necessary.
There a beautiful tropical hardwood bureau, bedside tables with reading lamps and an alarm clock.
The efficiency kitchen is equipped with a stove and oven, microwave, mini refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, utensils, pots & pans, and a few basic condiments to get you started.
We've installed a small safe provided in the casita for your use.
We do not have commercial television reception or cable. However, browse our personal DVD collection of over 1,200 titles and borrow a movie or two to watch each evening on the plasma TV. There's also a cd player / radio, a few books, decks of cards, dominoes, and scrabble.
Or, you may want to just settle into the rocking chairs and enjoy the view.
Enjoy a walk in the hills on one of our private trails. We currently have more than 600 meters of graveled walking trails. Depending on the season and time of day, you'll have the opportunity to see orchids, bromilliads, and any number of birds including toucans, parrots, montezuma oropendolas, and buffy-crowned wood partridge. You can see our personal bird list here.