The Biggest Farm Ranch for Sale in Exuberant Costa Rica
- Land: 1,988 hectares (4,912 acres)
- Construction: 446 m2 (4,800 sq.ft.)
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 4
It doesn't get any bigger than this farm ranch in petite and exotic Costa Rica! Featuring productive cropland, enchanted forest, 4 rivers running year round with an extensive 1.5 Million Dollar irrigation system, airstrip, 2.5 miles of frontage on the new 4-lane Pan-American Highway, just 25 minutes from Liberia International Airport, the new Discovery $1 billion eco-tourism park set to open in 2020 and less than 1 hour to the lush Gold Coast beaches!
This stunning farm ranch is fenced and consists of a little over 4,900 acres of territory with approximately 3,000 acres of crop and grazing lands and almost 2,000 acres of natural habitat that could be fixed up for more production.
One of the key elements of this unique Costa Rican farm ranch is its extensive 1.5 million dollar irrigation system that uses water pumped from a river through underground 6 inch pipes to cannon & drip systems that irrigate the farm during the dry season. The 4 rivers run year round and the farm has governmental permits to use this water for its foreseeable needs. In the rainy season May thru November average total rainfall is 22 inches and is ample water to raise crops, making this ranch prime property for agricultural and livestock activities.
The farm has agricultural equipment tractors, bulldozer, wagon, trailers, etc adequate for its business operations. A spacious 4,800 sq. ft. ranch house, custom built in 1944 from wood harvested and milled on the property. The ranch house has a swimming pool, 2 guesthouses, 1 office, barn shop and storage buildings. Fuel tanks, water tanks as well as a gated entry with guard building.
The ranch used to maintain a herd of cattle and currently has a small herd of horses. The ranching activity has stopped as the seller is preparing the property for sale. It is estimated that the ranch can currently carry 1,200 head of cattle and other livestock.
There are rock formations on the property that provide excellent materials for road maintenance and building. An airstrip has been improved as well.
Taxes are low at $1,000 per quarter.
Presently there are approximately 200 hectares (close to 500 acres) in rice. Two crops per year during the rainy season.
Estimated 200 hectares of cantaloupe and watermelons. Production is 30,000 kilos per hectare. The fruit crops are owned by a tenant farmer and they pay about $250 per hectare 3 times a year.
Above information provided by sellers farm manager.
Aloe plants, 7 million used to grow on this amazing property, however, operations were discontinued by the sellers.
Cattle operations have also been discontinued by the seller.