This utterly beautiful and unique property is an impressive 4750 square feet , single storey home, located on the western coast of the Azuero peninsula in Panama. Sitting on 14000+ square meters (over 3 acres) of land, with river frontage, a wooded valley and landscaped gardens, with fruit and mature trees.
The house boasts a beautiful 45 x 8 foot lap pool, three bedrooms, all with en-suite shower rooms, a delightful open plan lounge with fully fitted kitchen and dining area, large outside dining area, gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, separate laundry/storage room, double garage, and some absolutely stunning views.
The property is situated in Paraiso, a tiny village approximately 25 minutes from the town of Mariato on the western coast of the Azuero Peninsular in Panama, in the province of Veraguas. Otherwise known as Panama's sunset coast, the area is one of rolling hills, beautiful deserted surf beaches, woodlands, pastures, mountains and rivers. The peaks of the Cerro Hoyo national park are a short drive away.
The area immediately surrounding the house and grounds is one of pastures, woodlands, streams and rivers and rolling hills. You can enjoy beautiful walks to and across the river ford into Paraiso village, swim in the deep cool pools of the river or take a tour of the property to the river and back via the walking paths on the property. Stop off at the property's own waterfall to cool off from the heat of the day.
The area as a whole is developing slowly with various restaurants and guest houses opening locally and a growing ex-pat community spread over the area between Mariato and Quebro.
There is world-class surfing on Morrillo Beach which is a 30 minute drive away and close by rivers and mangroves for kayaking enthusiasts. A new adventure sports centre will be opening at the Mata Oscura end of Morrillo beach in the very near future. For fishing enthusiasts, there is access to excellent deep water fishing.
On Morrillo beach, there is a small surf resort of cabanas with a beach bar and restaurant. Additional bars and restaurants are planned for this beach in the future. There is also a new restaurant at Punta Duarte serving quality international cuisine.
The village of Torio is a 30 minute drive away and has restaurants serving a good selection for lunch and dinner, a beach bar, and a small bakery selling breads, pastries and cakes.
The principle town of the region, Mariato, is a 25 minute drive away and is the centre of the district government offices, and has a bank with ATM, two larger stores selling groceries plus meat and vegetables, wines and beer, hardware supplies, tools, building supplies etc. There is one gas station, a health centre, two pharmacies, and various small restaurants.
For additional shops and services, the city of Santiago is the nearest major centre and is one and a half hours drive away. Here you will find everything you could possibly need – large well-stocked supermarkets selling a variety of imported and local goods, and excellent fresh local produce, hospitals and health clinics, shopping malls, hardware and building supply stores, electrical stores, auto centers, several banks, hotels, restaurants, bars, etc.