A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Costa Rica

2015 / Episode 20 on 22 January 2015

Episode 20

Roberta Smithies from the Lake District is saying goodbye to the home she grew up in and embracing a new life in the stunning Central American country of Costa Rica. With a budget of £200,000 the pressure is on for Jonnie Irwin to find a home with jaw dropping views.

Property 1:

Two-bed villa in Atenas, £187,898

This villa with covered terraces and a private pool also has a separate annexe. Costa Rica Immo (www.costa-rica-immo.com).

Property 2:

Three-bed detached house in Naranjo, £171,338

Rustic two-bed, two bathroomed home with separate studio apartment in quiet area. In the garden there's a BBQ area and plunge pool. Costa Rica Paradise Management (www.costaricapm.net).

Property 3:

Three-bed housein Atenas, Central Valley £189,809

With beautiful views over the mountains, this house has open plan living areas with vaulted ceilings. There's a well-established garden, swimming pool and terraced areas outside. Costa Rica Immo (www.costa-rica-immo.com). 

Property 4:

Three-bed villa in Central Valley, £222,000

Modern style villa with panoramic views. Double-height open plan living areas increase spacious, airy feel. Zen Real Estate (www.zenrealestate.info).

Property 5:

Two-bed villa in Grecia, £152,229

Architect-designed home with rounded doorways and arches on the terraces. Well-maintained gardens outside. Go Dutch Realty (www.godutchrealty.com).