Located in the shadow of Panama's highest peak; the 11,400 foot Baru Volcano and on the eastern edge of the mountain town of Volcan. The MOUNTAIN PEACE project offers just that- a peaceful retirement life in the eternal spring climate of Panama. Developed by an American expat, it was Volcan’s first designed community, It is located in a quiet rural setting, but close to the conveniences of the town. It features underground utilities for unobstructed views of the surrounding mountains.
You enter "CASA NICOLE" through two large hardwood doors. The spacious hallway leads directly into the kitchen and dining area.
The kitchen has lazy susan cabinets in the corners, and a
The house was designed and built in 2006 to US taste and quality by American expats.
Block walls are 6 inches thick, with extra steel reinforcing. There is both hot and cold water to the kitchen, laundry area, and bathrooms. Granite is used for countertops throughout. A layer of insulation in the roof helps to control the temperature and dampen noise from rain. There are security bars on all doors and windows.
Wall tiles in the bathrooms extend all the way to the ceilings. There are security bars on all doors and windows. The houses have a lot of storage cabinets and closets, custom made of tropical hardwoods. Kitchens have lazy susan cabinets in the corners, and built-in dishwashers. Ceilings in one house are escayola, in the other drywall. Large patios help you enjoy the views and the temperate climate. The garages have remote controlled electric doors.
The living/dining area has high cathedral style ceilings and the whole house is designed to be light and bright.
Italian tiles in the bathrooms extend all the way to the ceiling.
That added touch of luxury - relax in a Jacuzzi style tub.
Tiling throughout and hardwood used on all doors and closets.
The spacious bedrooms have plenty of
The fenced yard is ideal for pets, and is large enough to accommodate a Bodega or storage building.
There is parking for one car under roof in front of the main door. In addition, the fully finished garage has an electric, remote controlled door, and can be easily converted to an extra bedroom or a den.
At the end of the day you can relax on your patio and watch the golden rays of the setting sun as they change Panama's highest peak into the legendary "golden mountain."
Offered below appraisal for $215,000
Please contact the owner for further details.
PEOPLE LIVE IN VOLCAN?
11,200 at the last census, of which about 300 are expats.
CAN I OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT?
Yes, you need original letters of recommendation from your home bank - but you can draw money from the ATM even if you do not have an account.
HOW MANY STORES DO YOU HAVE IN VOLCAN?
8 supermarkets, 3 hardware stores, three gas stations, two garden supply stores and over thirty places to eat.
CAN I BUY A GUN IN PANAMA?
Yes. It takes about 2 months and you do have to fill out some forms.
ARE THE LOCALS FRIENDLY TO FOREIGNERS?
Yes. The majority of locals believe that the American "Just Cause" invasion of Panama, liberated them. However, most locals think that all Americans are millionaires.
DOES THE EXPAT POPULATION MEET OR SOCIALIZE?
Yes. Every Friday morning most of the expats meet for breakfast at MANA'S DELI. We have ex pat musical "Pub Nights" twice a month. There are hiking, walking, quilting and motor bike clubs. There is an unspoken rule that we help "newbies" in any way we can.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE LOCAL INFORMATION?
There are many FREE articles about the history of Volcan area at:
CAN I GET A MAP OF VOLCAN?
Free maps are available for Volcan and most of Panama at: