• 10 bath , 9 bdrm 2 story – FOR SALE USD2,150,000 .
in Pitahaya, Luquillo
Introducing “El Hotelito at The Rainforest Experience Farm” – an extraordinary property encompassing 25.15 cuerdas, primarily located in Luquillo with a portion in Fajardo. Accessible through Fajardo, it is conveniently situated just 3/4 miles from the Municipal road. This captivating estate features a picturesque stream that borders the renowned El Yunque Rainforest. For a decade, it held the distinction of being the largest tropical flower cutting farm in the Caribbean, boasting 20 cuerdas of land cultivated with an impressive collection of 280 Heliconias and 22 Gingers.
The main building consists of seven spacious bedrooms, each measuring 20×20″ and accompanied by private terraces, as well as eight bathrooms. The kitchen/bar area, featuring a charming wood-burning oven, is truly a sight to behold. The dining area continues the open concept, with three tables, multiple living rooms, and a library, all seamlessly connected to the outdoors. At the heart of the house lies a beautiful garden, an enchanting pond with a fountain, and a captivating open-air atmosphere.
Situated 500 feet away, there is a separate apartment offering two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, dining area, and a large, currently disassembled deck. The property operates entirely on solar power, eliminating the need for reliance on the local electric company (AEE). The solar system operates flawlessly on a 12-volt system, supported by a 5-kilowatt inverter that supplies 110 volts to the refrigerator, internet, and a guest station with 10 outlets for charging devices. All solar equipment, including panels, controllers, and batteries, has been renovated following the reconstruction after Hurricane Maria.
Water supply is self-sufficient, collected entirely from rainwater, eliminating the need for connection to the local water authority (AAA). Newly installed roof gutters collect rainwater, which is directed into tanks. The left side tank holds 800 gallons for the first floor, while the right side tank holds 800 gallons for the second floor. Each floor has a 12-volt water pressure pump, ensuring optimal functionality. In addition, there is an 18,000-gallon cement tank as a backup water source, complemented by a 3/4-inch PVC line extending 1,500 feet to the nearby stream.
The pool, measuring 14×30 feet, is equipped with a solar filtration pump system dedicated to three solar panels, installed 2 and a half years ago. This innovative system automatically activates when sunlight is present, providing efficient and independent operation.