Fantastic Farm with plenty of Water Resources
Peninsula De Osa
- Type: Farm and Ranch
- Style: Single Story
- Lot Type: Rectangular
- Lot Size: 131.12 hectares
- MLS #: PJI1-01
The farm is located near the Esquinas River in the Osa peninsula and is part of the “Golfo Dulce” National Forest Reserve. Exactly 10 km (6.2 miles) from the Chacarita crossing in the Interamerican Highway towards the town of Puerto Jimenez in the Osa peninsula.
The Osa peninsula is one of the most biodiverse place in the world. It’s said that 5% of all of the world’s biodiversity is concentrated in this area. The farm has Tropical Forest classification with an annual precipitation of 5000 mm. The average temperature is around 32oC (89 oF) in the day and 25oC (77oF) in the night, the humidity is always above 90%.
In the farm there are 25 year-round water springs and many more that dry up in the dry season. There are two creeks on the property and they join inside the property to form the Sambo Creek, which ends in the Esquinas River, in the border of the farm. In these creeks there are several waterfalls, the main one is around 122m (400ft) high. Fresh water shrimp and fish are in abundance in both creeks. The Esquinas River can be sailed by small boats and fishing is good.
The farm total 131 hectares (324 acres). Around 20% are flatlands, mainly from the Sambo creek valley. Most of the valley is covered by an old-growth abandoned cacao plantation, it currently is unproductive. The rest of the flatlands have some pastures and a small area of diversified crops, such as plantains, bananas, sugar cane, cassava and other roots, fruit trees, hibiscus, rice, beans, pineapple, papaya, etc. This area in total consists of approximately 90 acres and this area can be developed.
The rest of the farm is covered by forest. Most of the terrains are steep hills. According to the registers, there are around 3000 species of vascular plants, from which 700 are trees.
Is part of 5% worlds's biodiversity
covered by forest
Possibilities for the farm: Tilapia farm
Possibilities for the farm: Eco Tourist Destination
Possibilities for the farm: Freshwater shrimp farm
Possibilities for the farm: Biological Study Destination for university and research institutions
Possibilities for the farm: Biodynamic farm
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