Sotorrey Silvador Estates
Property Name: Sotorrey Silvador Estates, SA, locally called ‘Mirador de la Gamba’ or ‘Finca La Gamba’
Location: Costa Rica, Puntarenas province, north of Golfito off the road to La Gamba and 2.5 kilometers south of La Gamba. It is 1.8 kilometers by road from La Gamba to the Golfito Regional Airport. The Golfito airport accepts private jets.
Map: Costa Rican plano number P-0288081-1995
Locale: The property is situated on a mountain range, fifteen hundred meters directly above the town of Golfito’s airport.
Property Size: 1,780,639 square meters (178 hectares or 440 acres)
Potential Property Use: 61 acres are zoned for development, and 380 acres untouchable from development, and nature lovers’ will be awed and amazed at the cathedral-like serenity of some of the most beautiful untouched primary tropical rainforest in the world. The south twenty acres is adjacent to the Golfito Biological Reserve which extends along that mountain ridge. It is somewhat trite and needless to say that this protected area is replete with unique flora and fauna.
The east property boundary extends to a ridge populated by at least three springs, all perennial, flowing from the upper portion of the ridge, and all completely unpolluted. One spring forms a quaint creek and waterfall with a resultant swimming area, a delight in the morning or afternoon. Another forms an impressive waterfall into the Queb Bolsa river to the west. It is from this latter spring our water is obtained without filtration.
That resultant 500 meter waterfall could easily be a convenient source of conventional or Mitsubishi hydroelectric generation, and, if desired, traditional electrical connections are three kilometers from the property in La Gamba. There is a fully operative shower and amenities which drain into a septic tank to prevent any contamination. That east boundary is a straight drop-off to the flatlands far below, and from here there is a beautiful view of the Cordillera d