Casa Castillo: Million Dollar View Of Lake Apoyo

4.92

Entire villa hosted by Jeff

9 guests, 3 bedrooms, 5 beds, 2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the villa to yourself.
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This property is truly one of a kind. We’d love for you to experience both the breath taking view outside and the Spanish revival elements of the house inside.
Located on the northwest rim of an extinct volcano in the Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve, the view is...spectacular! Looking out from the Castillo terrace, in front of you lies the ancient volcanic Apoyo lake. In the distance, you can see the Mombacho volcano, Lake Nicaragua, the city of Granada and the Isletas ,and sometimes Concepcion.

The space
The 3000 square foot house boasts hand rendered concrete and stucco, and curved arches with exposed beams and cane ceilings. Doors and windows are arched with matching woodwork. Tile floors with hand painted accent border tiles are found throughout the entire house. The beautiful kitchen is well adorned and has a gas stove and oven. There are two dining tables for large gatherings and a living room with a smart TV to stream movies and entertainment. There are three bedrooms , individually air conditioned with additional overhead ceiling fans. Water is from a spring fed aquifer and there is hot water on demand.

Step outside onto the expansive terrace and you’re immediately struck by the totally private and gorgeous infinity pool, with the lake providing the backdrop. There are two covered porches with hand crafted local furniture giving you plenty of opportunities to relax comfortably outdoors.

The area is home to an Eco Reserve that boasts 500 species of plants and tropical trees with a large variety of orchids. The abundant wildlife includes howler monkeys, iguanas, lizards and ant eaters. There are also over 230 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies and a variety of fish, some of which are only found in this lake.

A large mango tree towers above the driveway (feel free to pick them up as they drop and make a great salad or smoothie) , and lush tropical flowers abound. Humming birds and other tropical birds frequent the area with an occasional Toucan.
We also have items that can be signed out...such as ... snorkelling equipment, yoga mats, bluetooth floating speaker, life jackets,floating loungers and an iPhone that you can buy time on locally..... and remember to visit the website nicaraguaforyou to get further info

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 double bed

What this place offers

Lake access
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pool
TV
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Apoyo Lagoon, Nicaragua

Laguna de Apoyo is a unique and beautiful natural reserve, heralded as the cleanest, deepest and warmest lake in Nicaragua. The average temperature is around 83 degrees Fahrenheit,... due to thermal vents that warm the water.
The lake is described as an inverted extinct volcano that filled with rain and underground water thousands of years ago. The water itself is freshwater but slightly salty and is also said to have therapeutic value.
Within the water is a variety of fish, some of which are found only in
this lake…note: nothing that likes human flesh...LOL.
For the SCUBA diver enthusiast or beginner there is a diving school
that provides dives to see this natural wonder and the living world
beneath.
This area was also declared a nature reserve in 1991 and building in this reserve is extremely limited making it a peaceful area which noise is
kept to a minimum…no chainsaws, no motorboats.
The surrounding tropical dry forest is home to over 230 species of
birds, numerous reptiles like iguanas, snakes and animals such as
anteaters, jaguarondi, and the howler monkeys to
name a few.
As well, the flora consists of 500 species of plants, varieties of
orchids and huge exotic hardwood trees.

Hosted by Jeff

Joined in May 2017
  • 24 Reviews
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During your stay

We will have a property manager meet with you and go over house particulars, local info and will be available as an emergency contact.
***We also have a grocery service that you can preorder goods to be stocked if you are coming in on a late flight***

We also have recently handpicked a tour guide with popular tours and packages that are available for small and large groups. See our recent reviews
We will have a property manager meet with you and go over house particulars, local info and will be available as an emergency contact.
***We also have a grocery service that y…
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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