New (June, 2017) all steel roof. Galvanized, baked enamel 26 gauge steel panels, all thick wall galvanized steel rafters, trusses and supports. All welds treated with anticorrosive sealer. Entire roof sheeted with 3/8″ treated plywood. Roof area is 210 square meters, and covers the entire structure – living area, shop/bodega and car port.
Attic is sealed against pest intrusion.
Exterior wood is Guapinole (Brazilian Cherry), Teak or Laurel and received multiple coats of protective oil.
Entire property is fenced with beautiful Guapinole, also oiled. Guapinole is exceptionally resistant to moisture, insects, rot and so on. The boards in the photos are ten years old and with proper maintenance will last for many more years.
The tinted windows are dual-paned security glass sliders, with mylar film laminate and double, individually keyed security locks. The glass will not shatter. All windows are fully screened with locking screen sliders.
Screen doors at both front and rear entries.
Push-button low flow toilets installed July 2017.
On demand water heater.
Whole house water filtration system installed, but the water supply is from mountain springs that serve only a few houses, and is well maintained by the water board. We have not used the filters for many years.
Laundry has full hook ups for washer and 110/220 dryer.
Showers are sliding glass enclosed.
Highest work quality ceramic tile throughout, custom mirrors inset in tile, and back bar mirror framed with heavy marble. Wainscot (estilo) and base (rodapie) porcalein.
Landline phone, television and internet ready.
Four camera Q-See system in place, software ready.
Built in cabinets in kitchen and baths, clothes closets and entertainment center in master bedroom.
New gas five burner stovetop
220/110 outlets in kitchen for oven/appliances
Whole house surge protector, upgraded breaker box and breakers. All wiring pulled and replaced with correct gauge wiring.
All weather exterior electric outlets, contolled by keyed interior fixture.
Recessed and spot lighting, rheostat controlled.
Garden has productive banana trees, delicious, organic fruit. Wonderful place to garden.