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Lagos, West Algarve - 5 bedroom villa, free heated pool

Castelo Django is a peaceful villa with gated free solar heated pool and free Wi-Fi connection and sea views. The house sits high, looking to the sea in the south and across farmland to Monchique in the north. The panorama from the roof sun terrace is stunning. Yet this rural setting is only 1 mile from the centre of Lagos. A very comfortable, well equipped house built to the most modern standards, it's layout and comforts makes it ideal for family groups but was also designed to be homely for a smaller group. Children are especially welcome and have a safe play area with slides and swings as well as games, books, toys and the heated pool. Email for a copy of the 'Guests comments' For more info look at

The "Castelo" sleeps 10/12 (2 double and 2 twin bedrooms all en suite + 2 singles) but we offer great off season deals for smaller groups. We also have 2 double sofa beds in the apartment lounge to sleep 12/14. Cots, high chairs, a baby bath, little people bedding are available at no charge.

Built in 2000 by the architect owner the house has a layout and comforts which are ideal for families and offers a haven of relaxation with its panoramic views. The main house has two large bedrooms with optional air-con. There is a large self contained ground floor two bedroom apartment and a twin bed pool house with full facilities. The apartment and pool room have optional air conditioning. The panoramic view from the roof sun terrace is stunning. For your comfort, all beds have mosquito nets.

The owners live in a house 50 metres away and are on hand to greet new guests and show them round. During the holiday they are available for any assistance with recommendations for days out or restaurants, live music or simply advice on where to find local services like chemists. We are here to help.

Castelo Django is a comfortable house built to the most modern standards. Fully insulated and double glazed, it is cool in summer and dry and warm in winter. All areas are heated and there is a log fire in the lounge. Heating is by optional aircon units. The south easterly aspect assures a spectacular sun rise. The house has digital English satellite TV, a CD player, personal safe and a hair dryer. There is a library of paperback books as well as toys and games for the children. Booking through the owners ensures personal attention to your holiday requirements as well as a welcome whatever time you arrive.


Built by the artist owner and her architect husband as a comfortable home, the house is very practical for a large family or group holiday. The accommodation sleeps 10/12 in three distinctly separate and private areas.

Main floor :
Spacious sitting room and coffee area with panoramic views, a dining area and doors onto the main terrace. It is usual for all meals to be served on the pool level terrace which has a sun awning and beautiful views. The kitchen is adjacent to the terrace and makes this option easy. Log fire. The SAT TV has BBC free to view. There are plenty of books for adults and children as well as toys and games.

Main kitchen : compact and easy to work with a fridge freezer, cooker, dishwasher, microwave, electric toaster, kettle and all crockery, glassware, children's cutlery/crockery and utensils.

Laundry : a separate laundry with an automatic washing machine, sink drainer, iron. Sliding door access to the drying carousel in the rear garden.

Guest toilet accessed from the laundry with a hand basin.

Master bedroom with a double bed, optional air conditioning, en suite bathroom with corner bath, shower and bidet. Sliding patio doors onto terrace and sea views. Large wardrobes and drawers.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds, optional air conditioning, en suite shower room with bidet. Sliding doors to terrace and rear garden with country views. Large wardrobes and drawers.

Apartment : A stair from the main floor leads down to the ground floor apartment.

The large sitting room has views to the sea and the Monchique hills and optional air-conditioning. There is a kitchenette with a microwave, toaster, kettle, hob and fridge/freezer and a table and chairs. The sofas can be used as an optional beds. Two cots and two high chairs are available. The independent main door leads to a small private terrace which benefits from the morning sun.

Main bedroom a lovely room with a double bed and views to Monchique. Plenty of storage in the wardrobe and drawer unit.

Captains cabin. Two singles with individual spaces and lovely views complete with porthole and sailors memorabilia.

Large shower room with toilet and hand basin.

Terrace - the apartment has a private terrace with a table and chairs for breakfast in the sun.

The pool room with optional air-conditioning is on the main house level and is separated from the house by a covered terrace with traditional tile features. The 30m2 pool room has twin beds, a kitchenette with a fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, hob and a table and chairs. Large en suite shower, toilet and hand basin. Lie in bed with sea views.

OUTSIDE : The pool (9m x 4m) is on the main floor level and has a safe shallow area for kids and a children's slide. Gates on the main terrace prevent toddlers from escaping. The house is split level with terraces on the main level, including a sun shaded terrace area off the main lounge with an outside dining table. The rear garden has a children's swing, slide, sand pit and climbing frame. On ground floor level is an old well and sitting area. There is a roof sun terrace with panoramic views and sun beds. The barbecue terrace is between the main house and the pool room and is equipped with a gas BBQ and a hammock. Sun beds, sunbrellas and outside chairs are provided. There is plenty of car parking space.

Great off season deals for small groups. For a minimum of four days prospective guests can choose a programme by making contact with the owners and giving their requirements for either the villa, the apartment or both. The villa and the apartment heats easily with the fan assisted wood fire, reverse cycle air conditioning and bathroom heaters.


Location - Lagos, West Algarve - 5 bedrooms, heated pool Portugal
Home Type - Villa
Sleeps up to - 12
Number of Bedrooms - 5
Single Beds - 6
Double Beds - 2
Other Beds - 2 sofa beds
Bathrooms - 4
Toilets - 5
Swimming Pool - Private
Smoking - Not allowed
Pets - Not allowed


Air conditioning, Baby high chair, Baby cot, Barbecue, 1 Bath(s), 2 Bidet(s), Board games, Books, Cable or satellite TV, Coffee maker, Computer, Free standing stove/cooker, Dishwasher, DVD, Fireplace, Separate freezer, Separate fridge, Combined fridge/freezer, Games for children, Hairdryer, Heating, Cooking hob, Internet access, Iron, Ironing board, Kettle, Outdoor furniture, Oven, Private parking space, 4 Shower(s), Stereo, Toaster, Local TV, Vacuum Cleaner, VCR, Washing Machine,


Canoeing, Cycling, Deep sea fishing, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horse riding, Jet skiing, Mountain biking, Sailing, Scuba diving, Swimming, Tennis, Water sports, Wind surfing, Winter hiking,

Local facilities

Amusement park 20 km / 12.4 miles,   Bank 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Boat trips 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Bus station 1 km / 1100 yds,   Bus stop 500 m / 550 yds,   Cinema 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Day nursery 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Forest 10 km / 6.2 miles,   Golf club 2 km / 1.25 miles,   Historical site 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Hospital 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Municipal swimming pool 900 m / 990 yds,   Museum 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Nature Park 5 km / 3.1 miles,   Nightclub 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Pharmacy 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Port 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Restaurant 1 km / 1100 yds,   River/lake 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Sea 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Shops 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Supermarket 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Taxi rank 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Theatre 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Thermal baths/spa 20 km / 12.4 miles,   Town centre 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Train station 1.6 km / 1 mile,   Vineyard 20 km / 12.4 miles,  

Rental rates

From To Euros Period   
3 September 16 23 September 16 850 week
24 September 16 28 October 16 750 week
25 October 16 16 December 16 695 week
17 December 16 6 January 17 1400 week
7 January 17 24 February 17 700 week
25 February 17 31 March 17 800 week
1 April 17 26 May 17 900 week
27 May 17 30 June 17 1000 week
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Rental notes

Booking deposit - 20%
Balance to be paid - 2 months prior to arrival.
Refundable security deposit - 150EEuros
Heating or Air Conditioning charge - Heat air-con 35 E p Euros per week


Owners details

Owners name: Chris Freer
Telephone - 00351 915802373 or 00351 282760103
Advertised since: 1 January 2007

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Castelo Django

Main House Twin Bedroom

Part of the Main House Lounge

Dining Terrace