"Calm Waters" at Lake Bayano, Panama
"Calm Waters" at Lake Bayano, Panama
Lake Bayano is the "Jewel of Panama" with a spectacular environment that is home to hundreds of birds and other animal species, some of them very rare. The silence can be profound, allowing you to hear the natural world, undistorted by the artificial sounds of traffic and the affairs of crowded urban centers. Lie back in your hammock and enjoy true tranquility. Take your canoe or kayak and explore the many islands of the Lake. Sit in a motorboat and visit the spectacular Bayano Caves. The Lake is truly a unique and tranquil haven in a noisy world.
But when the time comes that you need something more, in 60 minutes or less you will find shopping malls, supermarkets, hardware stores, and soon the stations of the Metro Line 2, currently under construction. In 75 to 90 minutes, you can be at Tocumen International Airport, the Santa Maria development and its Jack Nicklaus golf course, Costa del Este, Punta Pacifica with the best shopping and medical care, and downtown Panama City. All of this without having having to wait in line to cross the Canal.
Whether as a residential development, a tourist center, an alternative community, or the ultimate private estate, you can have the best of two worlds and you will find it at this property for sale on Lake Bayano.
The property for sale is 972,801 square meters in size (97.28 hectares or 240 acres). It is situated on Lago Bayano (Lake Bayano) east of Panama City and includes approximately 3.2 kilometers (2 miles) of lake front.
Aguas Mansas has been a highly-productive dairy farm for 34 years. A majority of the property has been cleared, much of it flat and rising up gently from the Lake. A portion furthest from the entrance remains forested and hilly, providing a beautiful natural setting, protection for the lake's wildlife, both flora and fauna, and additional privacy and tranquility.
The current owner runs a profitable side-business providing group camping on the property and tours of the Bayano Caves. With the sale, the business will close, but the owner is open to the possibility of continuing if the new owner and he agree. For a non-resident owner, this means a responsible party is seeing to the security and care of the property. For a new owner interested in promoting a commercial project, this can be an ideal introduction to potential clients.
The property includes two fully-functional homes, an additional simple home for a ranch hand, a “rancho” for livestock, plus other small structures (bohios, boat storage, additional bathrooms on the lake for visitors, etc.)
Islands in the Lake across from the property provide protection from the choppy water and strong winds of the main lake basin, but still provide easy access to the main lake by boat. This is the origin of the name, Aguas Mansas (Calm Waters). Perfect for boating and water-skiing for all ages, and only a short boat trip through the islands to the main lake.
All water sports are feasible and sport fishing is available about 40 minutes away on the Rio Bayano.
The Lake is stocked with tilapia, a delicious food fish. You will never go hungry at the Lake.
The property is a simple boat ride from the popular Bayano Caves, a natural wonder that is attracting growing numbers of residents and tourists.
Low cost. Asking price is $3.70 a square meter, $3.6M for the total property. This is a 20% reduction from the original asking price and compares to oceanfront four or more hours from the city where prices run from $800 to $1200 a square meter.
The property is represented by Panama Wave S.A. The President and CEO of Panama Wave, Bob Adams, discusses some important details at their site. If you like, you can download a copy here.
The property is located one and a half hours east of Panama City in Panama Province.