Belize Pristine 15 Riverfront Acres with Main Home and Two Smaller Houses
MLS # GH152103CR
This beautiful 2 story home is located on fenced 15 acres, with 400 ft. frontage on Cristo Rey Road, and 600 ft. on the majestic Macal River. The property is accessed from the paved Cristo Rey Road via a gated all-weather road with dual remote control gate openers.
3 Bedrooms / 2 ½ Bathrooms
Fully and beautifully furnished and equipped. Island mounted stainless steel gas stove and oven, convection microwave, refrigerator, large screen TV, DVD, CD and large library of DVDs and CDs.
Electricity – Solar powered with 12.5 kW diesel generator backup housed in separate concrete building. Entire property has 120v service in all buildings, just like in the U.S.
Water service is provided by the Cristo Rey Village Water Board on a metered basis, payable each month. Continual house service is guaranteed by an on-site 650 gallon storage tank that insures availability during any period of Water Board outage. Water pressure is further enhanced by a pressure booster pump adjacent to the house. On-demand gas hot water throughout house.
Shamrock Bluff is a mere 2-minute drive to Cristo Rey Village. Once the current road improvements are complete, it will be only 8 minutes from Cristo Rey to Santa Elena.
While maintaining its secluded, highly private, forest nature, the area immediately surrounding the homes is beautifully landscaped, and tree-filled with tropical flowers and orchids. There is also a variety of lovely fruit trees (including lime, coconut, craboo, sapodilla, and mango, Rambutan, coconut, lychee, avocado, starfruit and more), coffee, pineapple, blackberry and banana plants.
Ground floor -1,280 Sq.Ft.- 2 bedrooms with queen beds and sliding glass doors that open onto a large screened porch, housing a queen futon, glass/rattan table and chairs. This floor also provides guests/family members with their own full bath. Additionally, there is a laundry room with electric washer and gas dryer, a secured workshop (shop tools are separately negotiable), a concrete floored carport and large, covered seating area.
Upper floor -1,920 Sq.Ft.- Exotic hardwood cathedral ceilings inside and out accent a covered veranda and surrounding all-weather walkway, air-conditioned King bedroom suite with full master bath, open kitchen/great room with cathedral ceiling and separate powder room. The large veranda houses a 6 foot exotic hardwood dining table which is expandable to 10 feet, with another comfortable seating area that includes rocking chairs, a two-person glider, outdoor recliners, and hooks for 2 hammocks, all overlooking the Macal River. Guests/owners enjoy a breathtaking view of the tree canopy resplendent with dozens of bird species that provide hours of bird watching pleasure. The veranda and upper floor surrounding walkway include a private “owners’ patio” with recliners and a gas BBQ grill. The approximate half-acre on which the house sits is enclosed by a 5 ft. cyclone fence set in concrete footing, with both a single person gate and a double car/truck access gate.
The Macal River gravel beach is accessible via a concrete stairway from the Main House. The Main House and bulk of the property are situated well above the flood plain, and totally safe from any rise in river levels during rainy season.
There are ceiling fans in every room and several on the verandas and the ground floor screened porch. These along with the usual river valley breezes keep living naturally very comfortable. In addition, there are 2 air conditioning units if desired.
Additional Rental/Guest Casita – 624 sq.ft. under roof
2 bedroom / 1 bath
Casita is fully furnished and equipped with sleeping capacity for 6 people.
The casita has electricity from the Main House, and village supplied water. The living area has seating with hidden storage area, a TV and DVD player. The kitchen includes a refrigerator, gas range/oven, sink and folding “Murphy Bar”. There are two bedrooms and a full bath with on-demand gas heated shower. All rooms have ceiling lights and fans.
The casita has a full frontage covered porch with two (2) ceiling fans, a table and four chairs, and space for additional chairs, recliners and hammock hooks for leisurely living. There is LED rope “mood” lighting serving this all-weather, night or day outdoor living space with panoramic view of rainforest surrounding the casita.
There is a hard surfaced parking area adjacent to the casita, with motion-activated security flood lights that light up front yard and hard surfaced parking area.
The casita has a separate water meter, monitored by the Cristo Rey Village Water Board.
Caretakers House – 800 sq.ft.
2 bedroom / 1 bath
Caretaker House has living room and kitchen, with full frontage covered porch and attached, covered carport. Electric from Main House, water and on-demand gas-water heated shower. There are motion-activated outside security flood lights that also illuminate the estate road servicing all three houses.
The long-term caretaker and his family have been on the property for thirteen (13) years, and are completely competent, reliable and trustworthy.
Additional Negotiable Items
2009 Toyota Hilux Pickup Truck, 4wd, automatic, 3.0 liter, club cab (with seating for 5 adults), with deluxe interior.
Bring your family and guests to this private and serene home in the Belizean Rainforest.