The Cariari Collection Estate, a warm blend of 19th century elegance and 21st century convenience. This two-level home boasts double height ceilings with marble floors and large open areas and that characterize an inviting architectural design. The unique social area is a focal point and grand feature of the house, offering a roofed swimming pool, gym, home theater and a game room in an upper level. The large 4,169m2 property offers private yet open living in Cariari, minutes from the airport with easy access to the highway, schools, and the nearby golf course.
The first impression of The Cariari Collection Estate begins with a brick driveway inside a massive and fully enclosed property with landscaped gardens. A delicately shaped fountain greets you to the main entrance, surrounded by several round Roman columns with palm trees that highlight the home’s ever-present elegance and symmetry. Up three marble stairs, two large wooden doors open onto the main foyer.
The entrance to The Cariari Collection Estate offers double height-ceilings, a grand staircase, and refreshing ambience due to the natural light and visible indoor garden. From here and to the left, a brief hall connects to the formal dining room also conveniently connected to the kitchen.
The kitchen area at The Cariari Collection Estate boasts multiple wood cabinets, furniture and marble counters. A central island offers a breakfast area with a slightly higher countertop with a built-in prep sink. Opposite the island, a corner and L-shaped counter offers a full stove kitchen with a smoke extractor and a sink with large sliding windows that gaze out to the garden. The kitchen is equipped with a double refrigerator, microwave and oven, all by Frigidaire.
Straight ahead from the foyer is a highlight of The Cariari Collection Estate. Glass doors framed in a large arch open to a recreational area where the rectangular swimming pool is located. Triple-height ceilings with elegant wooden beams hold the curved roof that covers the area, which offers a gym with air conditioning, a marble shower, a sink and a home theater in the main floor. Upstairs, a games room and social area with a balcony gazing out to the swimming pool are offered.
To the other side of the foyer, you arrive to a formal living room integrated to a corner bar made completely out of wood. This is a spacious area characterized by a pristine fireplace framed by two marble columns, unbelievable wood detailing on top and access through two glass sliding doors to the outer social area.
The Cariari Collection Estate outer social area enjoys relaxing views framed by palm trees and the tall shrub hedge that surround the property. From here, the cool air permeates an informal dining room with a TV and a small living room. This area is well-lit due to glass doors that open to the garden.
Also in the main level of the house, there is a complete bedroom with access to the garden. In addition, an office with air conditioning and wood walls that contribute to its elegant and formal style. It opens to the garden through glass sliding doors and connects to the upper floor through a staircase.
The elegant and marble staircase at Neoclassical Pièce de Collection foyer, boasts a minutely detailed design made out of steel, and fine wood railing. It gently winds up to the private area, where you are greeted by a large, vaulted ceiling where a beautiful chandelier hangs above you. One side connects to a family TV room that opens to a balcony and winds down to the office at the main floor.
Opposite the family TV room, two wood doors make the private area extremely intimate and separate from the rest of the house. They open to a small foyer and to two secondary bedrooms, each with a balcony and private bathroom. The master bedroom boasts a spacious balcony, ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and double sink.
The Collection Estate is located in Cariari, just minutes away from exclusive hotels, San José’s International Airport, top-quality schools and exquisite restaurants. This is a fantastic home that is suitable for hosting large crowds of guests and whose details were all handcrafted by local and international artisans; to flawlessly blend modern and classical details into a beautiful and exceptional home.
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