||Other Developments in Costa Rica
|Support services (market, bakery, bank, hardware store, medical care, restaurants, etc).
||Can be 40 minutes to an hour from the project
||10-25 minutes from Alazan
|Internal road systems
||Often in mixed condition, eroded, minimal slope stabilization efforts, new roads cut through soft clay
||Concrete block or paving strips at critical areas, retaining walls and plants stabilizing adjacent slopes
|Electricity and water
||Often non-existent or “in progress”
||Fully functional, delivered to each homesite, maintained by ICE (national electric company)
||Minimum 1.25 acres, up to 5 acres, average 2.5 acres
||Often marginal views on most lots, not living up to description; views of neighboring houses
||Spectacular ocean, mountain, river valley, and forest views; Trees and topography afford privacy from other homes
||Most of the vegetation is removed, creating a high potential for erosion. Little to no native vegetation remains to attract wildlife.
||Alazan is preserving and improving the landscape by planting native trees and plants that will attract monkeys, birds, and butterflies
||Either purchase a completed home, or buy a lot and you’re “on your own” from there. Many developments are still just a collection of empty lots.
||At your choice, Alazan provides design and construction services to help you build your dream home. Alazan boasts 10 GORGEOUS homes and 2 more under construction.
||Neighbors may or may not know one another
||Neighbors actively welcoming new neighbors. Active homeowners association with annual business meeting and periodic informal meetings. HOA committees engage in tackling community issues.