Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Casa Mot Mot is a three bedroom beachfront bungalow that exemplifies causal seaside living at its finest. This is your rare opportunity to own—in fee simple title—pure, Costa Rican beachfront! Located in the highly desirable area of Potrero Beach, Casa Mot Mot has a focus on entertaining, outdoor fun, and its ability to walk to all of the restaurants, shops, and excitement of the new Flamingo Marina.
Casa Mot Mot has been recently remodeled in a tasteful, laid-back beach vibe. Upon entry, you will be greeted by vaulted white washed ceilings, a fully equipped kitchen with light cabinets, a large island that doubles as a breakfast bar, and lovely dining and living areas. All of these spaces have direct views of the fountains, gardens, and lap-style pool; the Pacific Ocean; and even the gorgeous peninsula of Playa Flamingo jutting out into the sea. Each of the bedrooms in Casa Mot Mot have en-suite baths, and sliding glass doors that open on to either a beachfront patio or terrace. From each of these rooms, you can soak in the views and feel the soft breezes coming in off the ocean. The very private principle bedroom features vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, ample space for a sitting area or study, a large en-suite bathroom with a charming trough sink and oversized shower, and a private terrace for taking your morning coffee with the pelicans. There is a covered patio with outdoor dining, grilling station, and beautiful vines flowering from the pergola. There are also tropical gardens that come complete with cashew trees, palms, star fruit trees, and citrus plants. This garden has steps that lead down to the calm waters of Potrero Beach. The home also features a first floor bonus room for ample kitchen supplies, prep area, beach toys, laundry and storage. Playa Potrero is reminiscent of a 1950’s beach town that—until recently—had managed to stay off the tourism radar for years. But now, so many people are discovering this lovable area, vacationing here, and buying their secondary--or even primary--homes here. Playa Potrero is also a naturally harbored bay, making it among the gentlest of beaches for families to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding, and shore fishing. The town itself has a great mix of foreign expats and local Costa Ricans, making it a culturally significant town. Fun Fact: Only approximately 3% of Costa Rica’s Beachfront Property can be owned in fee simple title (similar to the U.S. and Canada). The rest is either held in protected nature reserves or is obtainable only as concession property, meaning that you have lease the land from the government in intervals of 20 years or more. If you want to be in the very exclusive club of titled Costa Rican Beachfront owners, here is your opportunity!