|Living Area||1,166 sqft|
The Penthouse. There are many that try, but few that succeed. This penthouse is the exception. Sitting atop the luxurious Metropolitan Tower in La Sabana, this 1136 sq meter residence provides the ideal combination of penthouse living, with an intelligent and luxurious layout for even the most refined taste. The building's unique location and design provides convenient access from both east and west, as well as impressive views of the capital city, surrounding mountains, the treetops of the Sabana Park, and gives its residence the true cosmopolitan experience, living in the finest building, within walking distance to restaurants, shops, fine dining, cafe's and entertainment. Upon entering this 17th and 18th floor residence, the floor to ceiling glass draws your attention in every direction to the panoramic skyline and mountains in sight. The upper level of this residence boasts the social areas, with multiple living areas all overlooking the park and the national stadium. The owner's went to great lengths to incorporate living gardens, on the terraces, to ensure that while living in a penthouse, they were awarded the sense of living in a home. The open floor plan is host to multiple living rooms, ideal for a large family or entertaining, as well as a 20 person dining room, and an additional 10 person seating area in a tv room, ideal for children or additional guests. The dining room, also is host to a wet bar, and access to the chef's kitchen, equipped with the finest VIKING and BOSCH equipment from a professional gas range, oven, microwaves, wine cooler and espresso maker. The kitchen can be accessed either through the dining room, or via the service area to access the living rooms of the house. From the living areas, there is a glass cube, hosting a spiral staircase taking its guests and residents to the rooftop terrace. The terrace, with stunning 360 degree views, is ideal for entertainment, parties or just a morning sunset or family BBQ. The terrace has a fully equipped and covered bbq area, as well as a 6 person jacuzzi and terrace, as well as a small lift for food service from the lower level. Residents can host up to 30 people comfortably in this 19th floor terrace. From the center of the access to the social areas, there is an impressive staircase leading down to the private areas of the home, whose access then boasts a two story atrium, with skylights. The lower level is a spacious, yet quaint home with no detailed spare for its residents. Upon entering from the upper level, you will find a cozy sitting area overlooking La Sabana, as well as a play area for children, and a large tv room to one side, and a fully isolated music room to the other. The music room is fully equipped with sound isolation, but as it boasts its own bathroom, could be converted into an additional (5th) bedroom. From the TV room, you will find hallway access to the three guest/children's bedrooms, each equipped with a walk in closet, and private bathroom, and of course, all with panoramic views. On the opposite side of the tv room and separated by the two story atrium, you will find a glass enclosed home office, making work from home a true pleasure. Finally, you will come to the doors to the master bedroom, and upon entering a half wall divides the space, creating an additional privacy buffer taking residents to the impressive bathroom and walk in closet to one side, and the bedroom, with hypnotizing park views to the other. The bathroom, as expected, boasts the finest in details and finishes, including a dual rain shower, steam shower, dual vanity and changing/sitting area. The attention to detail in the condominium is ever so apparent with travertine floors, custom wood details, INGO MAURER custom lighting, intelligent lighting and sound system, electric curtains, solar water heater, VIKING appliances, natural gardens on the terraces with automated sprinklers. This penthouse is the most impressive penthouse in Costa Rica, and must be seen to fully comprehend. Qualified buyers inquire for details and a scheduled showing.