An eco-treasure in the heart of Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro. This one-of-a-kind eco-home is the flagship design of the Plastic Bottle Village and is built with up-cycling over 22,000 plastic bottles pulled from the local parks and beaches. Very convenient location about a 10-minute car ride from Bocas Town. It also has access to the ocean through the village canal. This neighborhood's plastic bottle castle even holds the Guinness World Records!!
This custom 2-story home is close to 2,980 sqft and is built to outlast with concrete, steel, and trimmed in warm wood accents.
This unique home sits on a jungle property of 1,808 m2 and is surrounded by ancient trees, private fruit tree garden, other amazing flora, and fauna. It is nestled in peaceful private community residences. This eco-friendly home offers 100% off-grid living and creates its own electricity through a Voltic solar system, Trojan inverter, and storage in large battery bank. The home is outfitted with two water tanks and a rainwater catchments system, two pumps, and a filter. The tanks are always full of fresh water.
Casa Plastico was designed with a rustic old-world feeling, meets new-world modern with minimalist concrete aesthetics. The home has an amazing two terrace outdoor living space with cement seating, table, fire-pit, and bench all immersed in the jungle garden environment. The downstairs has two large bedrooms, one bath, living room, a center corridor ideal for morning yoga rituals, and a chef's kitchen with large prep island, bar seating and dining. There is also a laundry and storage cabinet/area with a separate sink, and a two-in-one eco inverter washer/dryer. The home is outfitted with glass pane French doors and boasts lots of natural light, and amazing green views from every vantage point. The stairwell showcases our "Truth-window" full of those plastic bottles to remind you of your carbon footprint reduction and is the pre-curser to entering the large, vaulted ceiling studio. This area was designed to be an open floor plan with a modern center free-standing wall with attached California King cement bed, with cozy headboard and mosquito net protection and ambience. The space has an open floor plan bath with modern cement shower, center double basin sinks, rattan circular mirrors and a private small bathroom. There are two areas that also serve as working areas with built in wood slab desktop, another desk space. French doors open onto the upstairs open terrace with two rope swing chairs and a view reminiscent of Jurassic Park.
The property is cultivated with 360-degree gardens with a fruit tree grove with teenager avocados, mangos, oranges, grapefruit, lime, breadfruit, noni, and pineapples. The garden hosts many king and queen palm trees, banana trees and many other indigenous medicinal and beautiful trees for a Zen view and feeling from every angle. The outdoor space also has a quality children's playset with slide, swings, monkey bars, and mini fort for hours of healthy outdoor playtime.
This special home has been showcased on many global media outlets such as CNN, HuffPost, Vice, and Fast Company for being the only upcycled plastic bottle home of its type in the world.
The home is ideal for a couple, a small family and as an exception rental property that could garnish daily revenues of $250 - $400 per night. Casa Plastico has its own website to promote this unique property and drive interest as rental home when the owners are away! http://casaplasticobocas.com
The home comes fully furnished, ready to move in, or ready to be immediately added to the rental market with United Country Bocas.
Casa Plastico is a true one-of-a-kind living experience that will promote a healthier and happier lifestyle while being immersed in nature. There are monkeys, sloths, parrots, iguanas right in the trees surrounding the property. The property is located in the middle of the resident road and is only a 5-minute nature walk to the peaceful bay that has a canal and areas for boat docking.
This is locally famous, unique property that won't last. Contact United Country today for showing! * Minimum 24-hour notice to show.