• 2 bath , 2 bdrm other – FOR SALE USD598,999 .
in Macal River, Cristo Rey
This breathtaking investment property is located near Cristo Rey Village has a controlled, gated entrance, landscaped palm-lined, paved roads, two breezy hilltop home sites with scenic views in every direction. There are approximately 1,000 feet of frontage on the popular Macal River. It is the only paved road down to the river for many miles in any direction, including the eco-resort properties on both sides of the river, making it extremely valuable for access. Quality paved roads lead throughout the property to two hilltop home sites that afford panoramic views of the river and the beautiful Cayo District countryside. The road also leads past the caretaker’s house to a beautifully landscaped riverside park-like setting. There are at least 6 possible 1-acre cottages or home sites with river views if one intends to develop them. Sturdy concrete block caretaker’s home has an off-the-grid solar system along with mowing and landscape equipment, pumps.
The whole property is well-maintained and beautifully manicured with many kinds of mature fruit trees, including mango, lime, avocado, star fruit, and orange. Towering Spanish cedar and fig trees line the river banks and provide homes to howler monkeys, toucans, scarlet Macaws, and iguanas. The blue morpho butterfly ranch and botanic gardens are just across the river. The property has piped water and, in addition, there is an irrigation system for watering and ample drainage.
Also on the property are about several hundred teak trees, which, on maturity in about 5 to 8 years, will re-coup for the owner the total price of the property at current market rates, making this property a can’t lose the investment. It is located about 6 miles from the bustling tourist town of San Ignacio, on the road to the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve with its famous Maya ruins and many tourist attractions. The small village of Cristo Rey is exactly one mile north on a well-paved highway with a bus stop just 300 yards up the road. This area is renowned for its rugged jungle beauty. The Lodge at Chaa Creek is a luxury resort immediately across the river (but hidden in the Jungle).
This exceptional property would be ideal for an upscale resort or retreat, wedding venue, residential development, or simply as a private estate for the person who appreciates nature and likes space and privacy.