The Buckminster Fuller Geodesic “Sky Dome” is a brand new ultra modern custom eco home recently completed January 2013. The house is an architectural achievement that must be seen in person to be truly appreciated. Perfectly situated 2,000 feet above sea level, surrounded by Jungle, yet only 5 miles to the coastal highway in Southern part of Costa Rica. The dome sits on 3/4 of an acre of terraced landscaped outdoor space all with an inspiring view.
At 2600 square feet, with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, the dome comfortably sleeps up to 8 people (4 couples). Journey up the floating solid wood stairs to the overlooking master loft. All bedrooms have ceiling fans, all baths have rain showers and the master bath a soaking tub. The energy efficient home features plenty of LED floor and ceiling lights thoughtfully situated to task or ambient light. The Modern Gourmet kitchen features area for full size stainless steel appliances including a gas stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, wine cooler and 16′ long entertaining bar where guests always gather to take in the view. Laundry area with washer and dryer hookups for your convenience.
Address: Cuesta Burro
City: Ciudad Cortez
State: Puntarenas, Osa
Square Feet: 2600
Balcony, Bike Paths, Biking, Birding, Broadband Internet, Cable/Satellite TV, Central Air Conditioning, Community Center, Community Farming Area, Community Pool, Den/Office, Exercise Areas, Free Community Food, Golf, Hardwood Floors, Hiking Trails, Mountain View, Ocean View, organic farm, Patio/Deck, Private School, Recreational Facilities, Sportfishing, Washer/Dryer, Wooded
Sky Dome” is a part of OSA Mountain Village. Stretch a bit as there is plenty of room to explore Osa Mountain. 90% of this 750 Acre sustainable Eco Resort Village been set aside as a primary jungle reserve. The rest consists of the village, tilapia ponds, garden area and a handful of pristine ocean view lots, such as the one this home is situated on. Eco tourism is a large and quickly growing segment of travel in Costa Rica. Every year visitors come from all over just to see this food producing eco-village in operation.
If you choose, this can be much more than just a vacation home. It can be your future retirement home, and an investment property with great rental potential in the mean time. Interact with an enlightened group of people living full time at Osa Mountain Village.
Care to learn more about the Perma-culture? Take a guided tour and experience the fully functional Perma-culture gardens that feed the community. Experience it all like a tourist but stay like a resident. On site you will find a booking agent to book tours and suggest activities throughout the entire region, an onsite full service restaurant, a bar, pool, Central America animal refuge, the butterfly garden, Osa zip line canopy tour (highly recommended), one of the worlds longest “superman lines”, the longest waterslide in Central and South America, Bird watching, waterfalls, rappelling and hiking tours and more! Try the organic produce during your stay. Each week take your food basket to the community table and they will fill it with a variety of in season same day picked, vegetables grown on site and eggs as available (as local as “local” gets”). Do drink the water. No Flouride, no chemicals added. The water to the Sky Dome and the rest of Osa Mountain Village is pure and pristine, flowing from a spring, charcoal filtered and gravity fed from the top of the mountain to the homes. The Sky Dome features a direct WIFI connection beamed from the Costa Rica internet provider “ICE”. This is a fast connection as we work from home. Although fully connected to the electric services for redundancy, your stay at the dome has next to no local environmental impact as the dome is equipped with both a solar hot water and a solar panel system, that functions in both direct or diffused sunlight.