UPDATE ON THIS PROPERTY:
The owner, a very respected ex-pat here in Bocas , has sadly passed away. His family has no ties to Bocas and has requested an immediate sale of the house, together with a vacant building lot for another house, and a nice boat and motor. The price reflects a major price drop plus the addition of a building lot and boat. This is a great opportunity to obtain one of Bocas Del Toro’s premier ocean view properties. Help yourself and help the owners family with this opportunity.
This is truly an incredible property! “Popa Loma”, as the property is known, was built on a beautiful bluff that affords a million dollar ocean view of the Zapatilla Islands and the Bastimentos National Marine Park. Situated on a one acre easily maintained lot of land, the owner wanted to build another house on another one acre lot that that was just purchased. There are white sandy beaches in front of some parts of the front. There is long term ownership in this very clean Rights of Possession land. Remember no taxes!
This beautiful house was built by a good local builder that fashioned the house out of Nispero wood – a hard native wood that is bug proof and rich in color, and now very hard to find. The 3 story house concise of three 24×24 ft floors inside. It has 2 bedrooms and two baths with an en suite that has an overlook view. The kitchen and dining area are located on the 2nd floor. There is 1600 sq ft with a 30×12 deck. A deck surrounds the house. A bonus to the property is the home theater with a large projected screen. The owner was a song writer and found island inspiration here and recorded in his own recording studio. Just move right in! The house is turnkey with nice furniture and
The property has a 15×24 bodega that also houses a 5000 watt solar system for the house. There is a water catchment system with more water stored than you will ever need. A septic system is also in place. There is a covered boat lift behind a break wall. There is also a lift system, a “finicula”, that brings up supplies to the house.The bodega is stocked with all types of tools affording you with hours of pure tinkering or concentrating on your creative hobbies.
This is a property you wake up in the morning and have to pinch yourself that you own this. Your days can be full with hiking the jungle property outback or enjoying the waters out front with beautiful coral reeks. It is a 30 minute boat ride to Bocas Town and 15 minutes to the little store, restaurants and gas station on Crawl Cay. The popular Popa Paradise Resort can be seen from the top deck. Relax in your hammock with a view that only a lucky owner will get to see from their own front deck!
If you are looking for a great retirement house, second vacation house, or a higher end tourist lodging that is easily maintained by a trusted caretaker, look no further. There are other area ex-pats that get together on certain days and trade boat rides to Bocas Town a couple of days a week for supplies and entertainment. It is only a 35 minute boat ride to town. The rest of the time is spent enjoying the tropical lifestyle and looking at the mesmerizing bluff view of the Caribbean Sea.
The house is turnkey. Move in ready! If you are a serious buyer looking for that special property then you should contact us immediately. This deal will not last long.