For Sale $325,000 - Laguna de Apoyo
Casa Linda is a beautiful property located within the Nature Reserve on the rim of Laguna de Apoyo, an extinct volcano that is now a clear crater lake. This is an ideal investment property containing a large one bedroom main house plus three separate rental houses. All this situated on 3/4 of an acre of mature gardens with many fruit trees and lush vegetation. The view will take your breath away with the most stunning and ever changing views of the pristine waters of Laguna de Apoyo, Volcano Mombacho, Granada, Las Isletas, Lake Nicaragua and on a clear day, the mountains beyond. We are located about a mile from Catarina between two paved roads, one being the historic train track which is now a well traveled nature/hiking trail. The elevation not only gives you beautiful views but also the ideal climate with constant breezes. We do not have a problem with mosquito here on the rim. You often hear the Howler Monkeys and occasionally see them in the trees, along with the squirrels and birds. The property is completely fenced in with walled/gated entrances. It is conveniently located about 15 minutes from Masaya, 25 minutes from Granada and about 40 minutes from the international airport in Managua. There is also a state of the art medical facility near by.
The main house has 2 large covered patios, one extending the entire length of the house. The other one containing a sitting area, bar and an attractive bird aviary for total tranquil enjoyment. The large dining area has folding hardwood doors that open onto the front patio, great for get together and BBQ’s. The kitchen has oversize hardwood cabinets, breakfast bar and tiled counter tops. There is also a large pantry room off the kitchen area to store all your dry-goods. The kitchen is open to the dining area with a custom made 8 foot dining table. A wood encased open air window between the dining and living areas create a nice open feeling to the house. The living room windows which look out to the laguna have hardwood folding shutters. One side of the front patio has an Iron/Glass wind break for your comfort on windy days. The oversize bathroom has washer/dryer hookups (there is a separate laundry area off the carport). The Bedroom has large windows and a tongue and groove wood ceiling. All rooms have views of the laguna. There is covered carport parking for three cars with additional driveway parking when needed. There are two storage/tool sheds near the parking area.
There is a nice studio that sits beside the main house that also looks out to the laguna. The studio has a large kitchen area, bedroom area, sitting area and tiled bath. It also has a nice front porch with chairs. There is a separate gate and parking area behind the studio.
Another smaller studio is located behind the main house. It has a complete kitchen, nice bath and bedroom/sitting area. It also has a small porch in front.
A nice one bedroom Casita is located on the lower section of the property with windows and a patio that looks out on the laguna. The Casita has a nice little yard, patio area and two storage sheds. The Casita has a nice tiled bath and complete kitchen.
All houses are plumbed with hot water, have ceiling fans, screened windows, patios and come furnished. There are 5 water retention reservoirs on the property to collect and hold rain water. The property is also connected to a private water source to supply water during the dry months of the year. The houses were built with quality reinforced concrete block with attractive iron grates over all the windows and iron secondary doors over all the hardwood doors for total security. There are renting on long term leases, which pays for all our day to day expenses, including a full time caretaker, taxes and house.