Own Lost Canyon
Nature Reserve


98 acres of mountain forest, streams and pasture with 3 bedroom house

Perfect to acquire as a:

Country Home
& Private Nature Park


Clear waters of private stream

Leave behind pressures of the modern world and relax in 98 acres of mountain forest, gallery forest, pasture and streams, in a fully furnished 3 bedroom + 1 bath country home, shaped from handmade brick and tile and wrapped in lush forest, with over 1,000 ft of private stream. This property is one of very few in western Nicaragua with evergreen forest and a big stream that runs year-round, a true oasis in the dry season. Located in a sleepy, rural canyon community where the average lot size is 30 acres; the reserve is 50 mins from the university town of León and light years away from the noise and stress of the urban world. Lost Canyon affords great mountain views, is home to rare wildlife, fruit trees and precious woods. The nature reserve also includes an elegant web site, logo, Facebook page, reserve signage and 4 miles of private hiking trails. The property can be run by new owners as an NGO or for-profit ecotourism business, or just a private nature escape.

Hacienda House


Airy front corridor of hacienda house

This highly varied terrain features a rustic and beautiful hacienda home finished in 2009 with improvements in 2012 and 2015 is located just 1.2 miles from the paved highway to León. The house features more than 1,500 sq ft of construction with 5 separate structures: a main house with master bedroom, guest room and employee quarters; a free standing kitchen/dining room; bathroom/shower, open-air country kitchen and tool/storage shed. The main home includes a screened porch and broad terracotta corridor to maximize breezes and views of surrounding forest and wildlife. The home is offered furnished with handmade Nicaraguan precious-wood furniture; a modern kitchen with propane stove and oven, refrigerator, sink and wood counters, cabinets as well as a classic wood burning clay oven and stove.

A pure mountain spring, sealed water well is located just behind the house and it feeds the home's private water supply via a dry pump, 18 ft high water tower and a 290 gallon tank. Electricity is on grid, with a private subterranean connection from the community road lines to in-house breaker. The property also features 4 additional building sites that feature great views and are ideal for visitor cabins, NGO or tourism offices and/or additional family homes.

Tropical Fruits
& Precious Woods


Grapefruit ready to be picked

The property has been reforested with precious woods and fruit trees. The hardwood trees are all native to Nicaragua and planted for conservation and/or future harvest. More than 5,000 precious wood trees including Mahogany, Nicaraguan Rosewood, Spanish Cedar, Rain Tree, Laurel, Savanna Oak and numerous other native exotics have been planted. Located next to the principle home site is a lush fruit orchard that features Orange, Lime, Lemon, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Papaya, Avocado, Mango, Tamarind, Cashew, Guava, Star-fruit, Plum, Banana, Plantain and Cocoa trees now bearing fruit or looking to reach maturation in the near future. Such delicious native exotics as Nispero, Mamón, Nancite and Zapote have also been planted, as well as numerous Achiote spice trees.

Get in Touch


Lost Canyon - Living Nature

This titled property is registered both nationally and locally with topographic maps and all taxes up to date. For price and more information please contact Richard Leonardi via the contact page on this web site or via: info@lost-canyon.org