On the fresh mountains of Boquete, Panama, this single-family house of 378.93 sqm, is situated on a 1,200 sqm plot of land that looks out over the Boquete valley. The home is located in a serene neighborhood called El Santuario that has one street going into/out of the neighborhood. This is a residential area, but with a couple of tourist lodgings that add unique charm, including a large castle with a moat and turrets. El Santuario offers more than a tranquil and secure paradise for anybody wishing to relax but still have easy access to commercial and entertainment resources in a small and healthy community in the highlands Chiriquí Province.
The one story home consists of 2 bedrooms, 21⁄2 bathrooms, cozy living area with 27 foot high ceilings and a walkway around two walls of the Great Room at about nine feet elevation above the main floor that provide fantastic vistas of the Boquete Valley and Volcan Barú – providing an opportunity to enjoy the most beautiful sunsets looking over a valley of exuberant natural beauty, including a coffee finca.
A large open kitchen in integrated with the dining room for sharing and social activities, including a sit down bar area that is perfect for breakfast and lunch. There is an office offering the opportunity to easily work from home with all communication service providers, but if desired that office could be converted into a third bedroom. The home includes a very secure safe room, laundry room, enclosed 21⁄2 car garage, plenty storage space, water tank with pumping system, filters and UV light antibacterial processing as well as magnetic water softening to provide potable clear water throughout the entire home. The yard is fully fenced, and has been landscaped with colorful flowers and grass providing the perfect space to enjoy the outdoors and the incredible weather of Boquete with temperatures between 15°C to 25°C in average all year round.
Besides the main house described above, there is a separate “maids quarters” located at the back of the garage. It is an integral part of the home, but has a separate outside access, with a small living area and its own private full bath.
The property has a 2 meter high security fence, but decoratively done so as provide for a very secure and private residential experience. There are separate entrance and exit driveways, each of which has its own industrial grade remote control security gate. There are security lamps that come on a dusk and turn off at sunrise, as well as interior and exterior alarm systems and security cameras, etc. The semicircular drive around driveway provide access to the front door with a porte-cochère, as well as the garage.
This house was built according to North America ADA standards providing accessibility design for persons with any kind of mobility disabilities. It is a single story home with no impediments to the use of wheelchairs, etc., including extra wide (custom built) doors, a single level floor throughout the entire home, high toilets in the main home (not in the maid's quarters), etc. Also, it has potential for upscaling and complementing the spaces for even bigger families with necessity of more indoor space.