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Esperanza de Sol de Finca Amanecer

Last updated: January 17, 2016 (3 weeks ago)

Listing created on: February 17, 2009

Esperanza de Sol de Finca Amanecer

(Londres de Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica)

Mission Statement:

Reconnect with Nature, your SOUL, and Inner Child. Sustainable Living.

Community Description:

Amanecer means “Awakening!” or Sunrise
Enjoy 80 degree weather (23-28C) year round, we are cooler and green than Quepos. 7 acres with 500′ of creek frontage and Rio Naranjo across the street.

Our Vision: To share a “Lust for Life” while living in harmony with neighbors and nature, with multiple centers of creative initiative. We help people step out of the box and into a fuller more sustainable life.

I am recently married and ready to retire. I am offering the B&B for sale on 2404M2, or partnership on the entire 5+ acres, with creek frontage.

Our first “Jungalow”(bungalow in the Jungle) build with bamboo harvested from the finca . The land is held in a LEGAL PARTNERSHIP, and offers stock memberships in the whole, (creating oneness) rather than selling “lots” (separating us). Think of it as pre-paid rent or a Life Estate.

Please come enjoy the Pura Vida life.

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability)
  • Programs & Activities: WWOOF’ing, Guest Farming, Festivals, Conferences, Events
  • Location: Rural

Housing

  • Status: We have raw land
  • Area: 5 acres
  • Current Residence Types: Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent
  • Current Number of Residences: 3
  • Planned number of residences: 20
  • Planned Residence Types: Single-family homes, Tiny house, Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent, Natural built structues
  • Housing Provided: Purchase, Rental
  • Land owned by: The Community
  • Additional Comments: a legally registered LLP in Costa Rica. Limited Liability Partnership

    7 room house, 1 bungalow, tent shelters and camping kitchen

    It would probably be in the guidelines.

Membership

  • Adult Members: 3
  • Percent Women: 41-49%
  • Percent Men: 21-30%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Please send us an email or skype: askelena1
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Sharing PanEuRhythmy, but open to all.

    ONENESS, we are all conntected.

Government

  • Decision Making: Modified Consensus (everyone agrees, with some exceptions or fallbacks.)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: exploring the Vistar method at www.vistarfoundation.org

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Additional Comments: shared income from retreats & workshops

    a membership includes one of the 20 shares of the LLP, whichholds title.

    Small monthly maintenance fee

Sustainability Practices

  • Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
  • Energy sources: Solar
  • Planned renewable energy generation: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%

Lifestyle

  • Shared meals: Approximately all meals
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Additional Diet Comments: Imagine the time saved, with healthy meals prepared for you!!!

    lots of tropical fruits: mangos, avocados, bananas

    Refer to

    some chicken and fish, going raw

    NO SMOKERS please (can’t say that in the US)

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Eclectic (integrates multiple religious or spiritual beliefs)
  • Education Style(s): Public Schooling

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Community Network or Organization Affiliations

The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC)

Community Affiliations

Esperanza de Sol de Finca Amanecer

Keywords

commune, community gardens, yoga

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge