• Updated On:
  • May 10, 2024
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1.00 Bathrooms
  • 111.00 ft2
  • acre symbol
  • 553 acres

Costa Rica Riverfront Mountain Ranch and Farm Property

$ 2,300,000


LAUGHING RIO COTE RANCH in Costa Rica for sale 

 United Country International Properties presents, 553 acre cattle ranch, with approximately 5 acres of coconut trees and  banana trees located on the west side of Guatuso Road (Highway 143),  approximately 4.4 miles, or 7 kilometers north of Highway 142, Cote  District, Guatuso County, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica.  
The majority of your new ranch property property remains in its native state, although a portion  of the property is grazed on naturally forming pastures. Topography is hilly  with large grassy pastures and two lakes. The Rio Cote river extends north/south  through the central portion of the property and essentially divides the ranch  into two tracts. The interior portion of your ranch provides views of Lake  Nicaragua to the north. The southwestern portion of the property borders a  protected Cloud Forest and the famous Lago Cote Lake, and the western property boundary  borders an unimproved public road. Regarding utilities, electric and  community water are available for extension along Guatuso Road.  

Costa Rica Mountain Ranch Improvements

Your new ranch headquarters is improved with three residences, one of which  requires demolition. The other two residences are occupied by farm  workers and contain 480 square feet and 941 square feet. The homes are block construction. The headquarters area of the ranch also provides an  approximately 650 square foot barn with two horse stalls and tack area.  This building is block and metal with a concrete floor. There are also  shipping pens and a pond at headquarters. The eastern portion of the  property has pastures with gates to facilitate grazing.  


Laughing Rio Cote Ranch additional details


 The Ranch property is managed by Arturo Murillo at a monthly cost to the owners of  $1,950. Mr. Murillo maintains approximately 120 head of cattle and a dozen horse on the property,   performs weed control as well as maintains road and fences.

15 lots were created on this costa Rica Ranch in the eastern portion of the property mainly along  Guatuso Road containing in excess of one acre. The lots were intended  to be marketed for single-family residential development.


Where is a great place to own a Ranch property in Costa Rica

Discover Pura Vida in Nuevo Arenal

Discover Nuevo Arenal, one of Costa Rica’s best kept secrets.  A place of unsurpassed natural beauty, intense bio-diversity, and rural Costa Rican charm.  Home to the scenic north shore of Lake Arenal and the surrounding rolling green hillsides.

Nuevo Arenal is a small community with a big personality.  It’s home to one of the fastest growing ex-pat communities in Costa Rica and for good reason.  There’s plenty to do and easy access to some of Costa Rica’s top attractions.  The scenery is simply spectacular and it feels like eternal springs time.

Visitors have their choice of a plethora of things to do in Nuevo Arenal.  Lake Arenal offers a beautiful place to go boating, sailing, fishing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, or just to chill out and enjoy the scenery or picnic at the Lake Arenal park.  Birdwatching is phenomenal and there is plenty of wildlife.  In fact, you can often spot monkeys and other exotic wildlife right in town on the lake drive, lake park, or the forest area behind the CCSS.  Those seeking a more physical experience can go hiking at Lake Coter or horseback riding at El Establo.  Instructional yoga classes or Spanish classes are available for self improvement.

Of course, there are plenty of other attractions and activities within a short drive.  Arenal Hanging Bridges is just 40 minutes away, providing an amazing way to observe the rainforest canopy.  Arenal Volcano and the soothing natural hot springs are just 45 minutes away.  Whitewater rafting, canyoning, ziplining, safari float, cave exploration, waterfalls and many other activities are less than an hour from town.  Head up to Rio Celeste to see one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Costa Rica or Cano Negro for exotic wildlife.

Nuevo Arenal offers an interesting selection of lodging options and hotels.  You won’t find sprawling all inclusive resorts or corporate cookie-cutter chains.  But you will find small bed and breakfasts, inns, and colorful boutique hotels.  Many of these hotels have less than ten rooms and specialize in personal service.  You’ll also find many rental houses in Nuevo Arenal.  This is an ex-pat community after-all.  Many of the homeowners rent their houses when they are not around.

Aside from tourist attractions and accommodations, Nuevo Arenal has plenty to offer anybody seeking a place to retire or a second home.  It’s conveniently located only a couple hours from Liberia International Airport (LIR) and offers everything you need to get by comfortably on a daily basis.  In town there are grocery stores, small shops, banks, a health clinic, pharmacies, schools, and all essential services.  You’ll have access to a wide variety of things to do and be surrounded by spectacular natural beauty.

You’ll also find a delightful selection of restaurants in Nuevo Arenal, including some of the best dining options in Costa Rica.  Restaurants such as the Gingerbread Fine Restaurant and Las Tinajas Restaurant provide an amazing experience and delicious food.  You’ll also find excellent pizza and Italian food at Los Platillos Voladores, tasty German food at the German Bakery, and a nice selection of pizza, wraps, and other plates at Moyas.


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Whether it’s a Colorado or Costa Rica area mountain property with year-round recreation; a 300-acre cattle ranch or a buffalo reserve in Montana; development land for a homestead in Costa Rica, or a 50-acre equestrian estate on the banks of a river … we’ll help you sell it, or locate it as a great investment.


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Michael Krieg with United Country Costa Rica real estate has been representing sellers of some of Costa Ricas finest ranches and farms since 2007. UC Ranches is a premier company with proven technology and resources to market your ranch, farm or mountain real estate to well abled buyers for your property. 

Michaels company, United Country International luxury properties is your go to company for the listing and sale of your luxury villa, bechfront home and our development land in Costa Rica .




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Property Id : 121282
Price: $ 2,300,000
Property Size: 111.00 ft2
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
County: Not available County
Lot Size (AC): 553.00000
Listing ID: 51002-21010
Office ID: 2371
Listing Address: Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica

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