For Sale | Ultimate “Surf and Turf” Beach to Jungle EcoRetreat

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Listing #: 10197

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$ 624,000 USD 

Monkey River

  Toledo

  Belize

  2.5 Acres 

 

Your dream escape to Monkey River Belize is a boat-accessible haven yet close to villages and roads.  2.5 acres with 470 feet of beach backed by National Forest ensuring exclusive privacy and a touch of adventure.  2 homes with 2 bedrooms each are in excellent shape as the sellers live here full time.  The primary residence has expansive screened porches that could make a fabulous restaurant.  Infrastructure for expanding to an off-grid resort is already in place, with water storage capacity for large pool and boutique cabins ready for your vision.  There’s even river access to the back of the property to safely store YOUR INCLUDED BOAT!

If you are looking to create an eco-resort, jumpstart your timeline since the heart of the infrastructure is in place – full solar, rain water catchment, and dedicated high speed internet.  Minimize expensive logistics that reduce your ROI and start earning income years sooner!  Skip trying to match up a suitable island with a jungle hotel; be both at once to consolidate your investment!  Zen Retreat center to focus on the duality of nature?  It found you!  Fishing Lodge with river, reef, and shore options Here’s the trifecta!  Private escape from the craziness of the modern world in your own self-sufficient homesteadIt’s turnkey!

Better than an Island, since surrounded by water and nature, but already high and dry, with the most important infrastructural components finished means no additional permitting needed which is a major headache of island properties.  Not to mention a road and village only 5 mins away, vs most islands which are 30 mins to an hour in good weather for supplies.  Monkey River area is known for being safe anchorage in all conditions, whereas most islands will be exposed to inclement weather and small craft warnings.  Already completed for you:  50 foot pier, safe river landing, high rock sea wall, solar panels strong enough for ACs, 3 apartments which can also become reception/restaurant/ staffing/spa; rich soil raised garden beds, mature fruit trees, 39 water tanks for 26,000 gallons — plenty for maintaining a future pool!

The boat is even included with a 100 hp Yamaha engine!  Just Show Up!   

WilDen Retreat is where the Caribbean Sea meets the Rainforest and dreams become reality.  Seize this unique opportunity today!

Location: Conveniently situated just a 5-minute 1-mile boat ride from Monkey River Village or a picturesque 30-minute protected journey through mangroves to Placencia or Independence Villages, this 2.5-acre retreat promises tranquillity without sacrificing accessibility.  Monkey River is one of the Top Tours of the south, as the national forest here is famous for wildlife encounters, including, you guessed it — Monkeys, Manatees, and Jaguars!  The unique position of the protecting islands means that this chosen point has more breeze than the surrounding areas, not just cooling, but enables more variety of watersports for you and your guests. 

Beachfront Luxury: Embraced by the gentle Caribbean Tradewinds as you wander along the expansive 500-foot coastline, mostly shielded by a natural stone seawall there is smooth beach entry also, to share with nesting turtles.  The owners have created miles of running tracks through the forest and beach parcels to keep fit and for birdwatching.  Delight in the sandy beaches, verdant fruit trees, blossoming plants chosen for wildlife, and flourishing vegetable gardens that define this exclusive beachfront oasis.

Off-Grid Comfort: Experience complete off-grid living with solar panels, water collection, deep freezers and air conditioning ensuring year-round comfort. With backup solar batteries, plentiful water tanks, and a well maintained generator; peace of mind is guaranteed even in the most remote of settings.  Built with eventual boutique eco-resort in mind, the water storage system is almost 40 tanks; intended for swimming pool and multiple cabanas.  Immerse yourself in over 3,000 sq. ft. of exquisitely designed indoor and outdoor living spaces, boasting the Belizean hardwoods that seamlessly blend with the natural surroundings.  Moving because their age is outpacing their dreams, the lovely sellers are remaining in Belize.  They have lived here full time alone since it’s so well designed no extra staffing is needed.  Happy to assist with handover, connections with trusted builders, and training staff; they want you to be as Joyful here as they have been. 

Self- Sustaining Gardening:  Sway in your hammock under the shade of mature trees and relish the bountiful harvests they yield.  Green thumbs come with the property, as the 18 raised vegetable beds are prepped with nutrient rich soil, ensuring success.  Water Vats are located strategically among the garden beds to supply gravity-fed irrigation to the plantings.  Artistic wind breaks protect tomorrow’s dinner ingredients paired up with the abundance from the sea and rivers.  Mature Breadfruit, Avocado, coconuts, mango, craboo, plantains, papaya, bananas are just the Top of the List of varietals flourishing here.  Contact us for the full list of species of plants and wildlife.  

Endless Possibilities:  The combination of convenient location, yet exclusive privacy with the only neighbors being the sea and the protected forest means that it’s Perfect for so many scenarios.  The adjacent lots are open to selling also; so you can expand your privacy to over 800 feet of beachfront! 

 Your Exclusive Haven in the Heart of Nature’s Embrace:  Indulge in a lifestyle where every day feels like a vacation. Whether you crave thrilling adventures, tranquil serenity, or a harmonious blend of both, this beachfront retreat invites you to craft enduring memories. Contact us today to embark on your journey into paradise!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2.5 acres with 470 feet of beachfront, potential to expand with the adjacent parcels

  • Backs against thousands of acres of Monkey River Forest Preserve with healthy wildlife populations on land and sea

  • 5 mins from Monkey River Village and road; only 30 protected mins from popular tourist center of Placencia, comfortable trip in all weathers

  • Included Boat with 100 hp Yamaha

  • 50 foot pier and protected river/mangrove landing

  • 2 homes with copious storage and workshop

  • High seawall for much of property, sandy beach entry as well

  • Engineered for eventual expansion, so that manageable by 2 people, yet water capacity for resort and pool

  • Solar system already covers AC and deep freezers , back up generator

  • Designed by avid gardeners and birders; 18 raised beds with irrigation, mature fruit trees throughout

  • 3.5 miles of tracks for exercise or wildlife viewing

WE KNOW BELIZE

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