We stayed and rented this house in Turrialba for 7 months (January - August, 2013). We highly recommend this house for the following reasons:
1. Location/convenience - Turrialba is a great town in the Central Valley. It was a very nice, liveable area that had a rather comfortable feel. Within walking distance to this house are several pulperias (little convenience stores), a bakery, the town center, a gym (Gym Snake -- it's on Facebook), a local swimming pool, the local university, and lots more. All the neighbors are friendly and the shop owners helpful. Within a 10 minute walk from the house, there is an outdoor farmers' market all day Friday and Saturday, year-round. It's totally fun and the produce is local. There are several banks in town, all within walking distance from the house. ATM machines available 24x7.
2. Safety - Turrialba was very safe. We never had a single problem with any sort of crime. All the houses in Turrialba (and frankly all Costa Rican... more