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Costa Rican Treehouse Community Inspired By 'Star Wars' Ewok Village

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Who wouldn’t want to recreate the enchanting Ewok village featured in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi?

For Americans Erica and Matt Hogan, such a thought popped into their heads after taking a vacation tour of secondary growth rainforest in the mountainous Southern Zone of Costa Rica — and discovering it was being advertised for logging. “It’s funny, the Ewok village was only featured for a split second in ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi,’ but it left such a lasting impression there are few people who don’t know what the Ewok village is,” Matt Hogan told ABC News.

After leaving behind their lives in the U.S., the Hogans purchased property in the rainforest and spent the next few years building Finca Bellavista — an off-grid community in the trees with about two dozen sky-high structures and more than 40 other properties sold and planned for development. Amenities include running water, solar electricity, refrigeration, toilets, showers and, of course, WiFi. Thanks to a waterfall on site, the community will soon also be home to Costa Rica’s largest privately-owned hydropower system.

Check out the rest of this amazing story over on ABC News — or visit Finca Bellavista’s website here.

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