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Escazu, Costa Rica

Located just a few miles from San Jose, glittering Escazu is the choice of many expats who are looking for all the services and amenities you’d expect from a first world city. There are cafes, boutiques, movie theaters, fitness clubs, shopping malls, and any cuisine you can name.

Located on the slopes of Cerro Escazu, the city is divided into three distinct neighborhoods, each with its own feel and level of amenities. The higher the elevation the more quaint and unassuming the town becomes.

The northernmost sections of Escazu offer some incredible views of the Central Valley. There are a number of hiking trails and vantage points to see and explore.

Escazú is considered by most to be one of the most posh, trendy and upscale suburb of the San José metropolitan area. Located 7.5 miles (12 km) from San José and just 3 miles (5 km) west of Sábana Park in the capital city, it is a great place to enjoy the same amenities of the larger, busier city, but with a more laid back feel.

Just like Beverly Hills, CA, the city has tons of shopping, restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts, gyms and even golf at the exclusive Costa Rica Country Club where you’ll find an 18-hole championship golf course.

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Survey Size

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As you can see there are a lot of homes and condominiums for sale in Escazu, although not as much vacant land, which is typical in this type of city setting.

Median Prices by Property Type

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The median listing price for homes and land in Escazu is representative of the level of amenities the area offers. However, this is merely the midpoint of what is a very wide range of options available in each category.

Median Home Prices & Price per Bedroom

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This chart further breaks down the median home price into an average price per bedroom. So, while home prices may be somewhat higher than in less developed areas of Costa Rica, it might be entirely possible to spend much less on, say, a one-bedroom condo.

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Land Price Per Acre: Lots

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The high price tag for land in Escazu, is echoed when it comes to smaller lots. As evidenced by the average price per acre, most of those lots are likely very small home sites in planned communities.

Real Estate in Escazu, Costa Rica

Escazu
Costa Rica
This luxurious apartment is located in one of Escazu’s most desirable communities. Distrito 4 is a mixed-use development with apartments, retail (Starbucks, Aut...
Apartment
2.0 beds
2.0 bath
$262,000
262,000
USD
Escazu, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.920695
Longitude: -84.1461519
Escazu
Costa Rica
This luxurious apartment is located in one of Escazu’s most desirable communities. Distrito 4 is a mixed-use development with apartments, retail (Starbucks, Aut...
Apartment
2.0 beds
2.0 bath
$262,000
262,000
USD
Escazu, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.92112
Longitude: -84.13862
Escazu
Costa Rica
For Sale, Distrito 4 Escazu, 2B, 2.5B, 2P Garden Condo, Gated Community. Located in one of the most highly desirable and secure gated communities in Escazú, wit...
Apartment
2.0 beds
2.5 bath
$235,000
235,000
USD
Escazu, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.93762
Longitude: -84.14307
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