This 5 acres of superb bottomland is 3/4 cultivated with sustainable tropical fruit. More than 30 avocado trees (5 different species) all from grafted stock. Fully mature trees will yield 3-500 fruit per year. Not a huge income but supplemental. I also have bearing oranges, tangerines, grapefruit (pink & white), papaya (3 species), banana (5 species), mango (2 species) and more than 100 pineapple. The property has over 1000 feet of river front along a seasonal stream. During the height of the rainy season the river becomes un-passable. This past year there were 3 days when I could not drive across. The previous year there were about 8 days when it would have been difficult to drive across. Plans are for the municipality to build a bridge but I am not in favor of that option as it would greatly increase the traffic in this pristine area. The road would provide access to Corcovado National Park just 5 miles up the hill. This property is in the heart of the Osa Peninsula which according to National Geographic is the second most bio diverse area on the planet. Second only to the Amazon basin (they have more bugs). Click (copy and paste) this link for photos of the property: http://s1094.beta.photobucket.com/user/5weight0/library/ The property has two 1Br/1Ba homes and an additional building site. There is about 2 acre fenced around both homes and this provides security for pets. There is ample room for livestock or additions cultivation. All trees have been fertilized with composted chicken manure and growth rates are phenomenal. Grafted avocados have gone from 18 inch tall root stock to over 6 feet in one year. Organic pesticide is used to prevent defoliation from leaf cutter ants but no other pesticides or herbicides are used in the cultivation of my fruit. 100% Organic.. I am 68 years young and maintain the property with the assistance of a local man who has worked with me for 3 years and is 100% dependable and does excellent work as well as provides security during my absence when traveling. He is paid $4.00 per hour which is above standard here. I have learned that the phrase Organic Gardening is another description of WORK. Weeding and cultivation is a major investment that is necessary to maintain a healthy eco system for these plants. I am just getting a little too old for this endeavor and prefer to travel the world for my remaining years. I am asking $239,000 for the property and at this price I will not break even on my investment but knowing that I leave behind a legacy of food for future generations is satisfying. This land is 2 miles to Gulfo Dulce where there is an excellent mooring area which now harbors both sail and power boats to over 40 feet. You are about 8 miles from the nearest full service town which has an emergency clinic, 2 full service grocery stores, pharmacy, gas station, hardware store, and restaurants. I recently added an ingrained pool to the property which is full tiled and has jacuzzi jets. It has turned out to be a great investment. Usually, around 4:30 each afternoon I mix a cocktail made from fresh squeezed juice and recline and let the jets do their thing.
The phone # listed is a direct line to my cell in Costa Rica and cost from the USA is about .31 a minute.
Be well and laugh often Rick
Beautiful Kentucky Horse Farm located 3 miles from the Fayette County/Lexington line. Temporary accommodations are available for those with strictly seasonal needs. Thoroughbred operations or Sport horse riders, trainers, and owners are encouraged to contact me. I am open to providing full service arrangements to seasonal sport horse customers seeking turn key arrangements for the show season only. Minimum package includes all mowing and maintenance unless you have your own equipment and can demonstrate a proven track record of an ability to care for the property. Beautiful entrance with excellent quality automatic security gate. Optional 1750 Square foot home, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, dining, family room, and library/office can be made available after its remodeled. This is an excellent opportunity for a young or established rider/trainer to get started toward establishing themselves in a top geographic location with excellent accessibility. My fee will be on a per horse basis and will include mowing and maintenance so owners and trainers can focus on their equine activities. My preference is dressage, eventing, or hunters but I am open to discussion with other qualified horseman capable of providing solid references. I have 9 double fenced 4 board paddocks, 3 large 3 board turn out fields, 2 electrobraid paddocks, 1 eletrobraid catch pen, 2 huge electrobraid fields with 10-15 acres each, and 1 large electrobraid field. The farm has 2 large 24 x 48 run in sheds and one huge 48x48 foot run in shed, one oval fenced 75 x 200 foot outdoor riding arena, and 1 60ft diameter tall fully enclosed round pen. The main barn has 11 foaling type stalls that are 12x14 each and one heated tack/vet room with a large tub work sink and bathroom and shower facilities. Abundant hay and bedding storage is available. The property is located 2.4 miles from Walgreens at the Winchester bypass which makes it incredibly convenient to Lowes, Tractor Supply, Rural King, Winchester Feed, and Southern States along with plentiful restaurant options. My driveway is 12 miles from the front door of Regal Cinemas in Hamburg Pavillion and 3.4 miles on the right from the lovely new Graves Restaurant at the Corner intersection of Toods Rd, Combs Ferry, and Colby Road. I am 23 miles from the entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park. If you have an emergency immediate access to the best equine hospitals in the country is readily available with the farm located just 19 miles to Rood & Riddle, 23.3 miles to Hagyard Davidson & McGee, and 15 miles to Park Equine Hospital Paris Pike Division. The farm is 20 miles to the Leestown entrance of Masterson Station Park. The farm is just 3.7 miles over the Fayette County line between Hamburg and Winchester. The farm sits between both major interstates, after living many years in Kentucky on several different farms there can be no more convenient location in terms of accessibility to just about any possible need you might have for yourself or your animals. I have yet to encounter any major feed store or other equine supplier and/or service provider who will not service my location. Interested parties may contact me at 859-983-5888. Text is best to initiate conversation but calling is fine as well. I will also check my email once daily. Private party purchase options can include 5+ acres and approx 4200 sq ft main house with lovely amenities (not included in rental option). Various lease options available please call to discuss.