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Find Sarchi real estate for sale in the beautiful foothills of Alajuela province. Sarchi real estate is serviced by our Grecia real estate specialist since it is so close to each other. If you want to live in a quiet town, close to the city, and like to mingle with the locals, you have come to the right place: Sarchi.
Sarchi homes for sale
Small Tico style homes in Sarchi on acreage, coffee farms, tourism opportunities, small and larger building lots. Some have great views. Very few are large homes built to North American standards. But, there are some of the real estate opportunities you can find in this area.
The excellent volcanic soil makes this the perfect area for coffee, fruit trees, and immaculate gardens. Middle-class Tico families and retirees make up the demographics of Sarchí.
With all of the artists in town, it is no surprise that Sarchí is one of the only tourist towns in this area, and has lots of tourist traffic during the dry season months.
This offers another opportunity for the residents of Sarchí to make a living. As a result, there are several small hotels, and lots of great restaurants and other commercial properties and businesses!
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Where to find Sarchi real estate
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Where is Sarchi
Sarchí is located about 15 minutes off the Pan American and 35 from the International Airport. It is the gateway to Los Bajos de Toro, a great recreation area which opens up to the great Northern Plains, and San Carlos.
Accessible from the highway either by the Grecia exit or the Naranjo exit, Sarchí is soon to boast its own exit from the Pan American highway. This will make it more convenient to visit San Jose, the beaches, and the airport. Also, Sarchi is in the center of the country, which makes both coasts conveniently only a few hours away.
An artist community
Sarchi property is beautiful and amongst the best of Costa Rica real estate. Sarchí is truly the heart of the artist community of Costa Rica. Grecia is nestled in the mountains midway between Grecia and Naranjo.
It is officially known as Sarchí Valverde Vega and is home to the woodworkers of the country. Nearly all the souvenirs in Costa Rica originate here. You can still see the artisans working on the famous Ox cart wheel. Or go to the Alfaro’s workshop and see how it was done before electricity; with water wheels!
Along with artisan products, “Sarchiseños” also are farmers as is indicative of this fertile area. Coffee is the product of choice, but many are starting tomato and sweet red pepper farms offering more variety to the agriculture.
Retire in Sarchi
If you are thinking that retiring in a small quiet tourist town in the mountains of Costa Rica, Sarchí is for you. There is a minimal foreign population and that helps keep prices down. Also, the climate of 65 to 75 degrees every day and with altitudes ranging from 3000 ft to 5000 ft, there is a climate and view for everyone! With three grocery stores and the bigger towns of Naranjo and Grecia nearby, everything you need is close.
Brooke Bishop is our Costa Rica real estate expert for the coffee towns of Naranjo, Sarchi, and Grecia. Brooke has been in Costa Rica since 1999. That was when she came as a volunteer for a small organization aimed at reforesting old coffee Plantations in Sarchi. She fell in love with the country and the people and married her husband Alfonso from Naranjo in 2000.
Both are happy to assist you in locating the perfect place for you in Naranjo, Sarchi, or Grecia. They will attend any relocation issues you might have. Brooke is fluent in English and Spanish.
Contact Brooke Bishop, your Grecia – Naranjo – Sarchi real estate agent to see any listings in Sarchi and surrounding area. Especially if you’re looking to purchase Costa Rica real estate in the lower budgets.