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Explore Transylvania, Walk the Land of Mythical Vampires and Dragons

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Last updated: 04/12/2014

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sinaia bed and breakfast description

In the middle of the Carpathian mountains, on a dominant position in a private domain in a small village called Sirnea (6 kilometers from Dracula's castle in Bran), you can find our rustic mountain chalet. If you are looking for authenticity, unspoiled nature, local culture, peace and quiet and superb views in order to enjoy the company of friends and family, this is what you need. The chalet has 4 separate bedrooms and can easily accommodate 8-10 people. It has a fully equipped kitchen, 2 separate bathrooms, a large fireplace and a huge attic. The chalet is ideal for nature lovers, yoga and meditation practitioners, hikers and bikers and people who enjoy exploring the unspoiled nature and cultural heritage of Romania. The chalet is ideally situated for day walks in the Carpathian mountains and to visit the medieval cities of Transylvania.

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 240 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional

          Suitability

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Stereo
          • Books For Adults
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Music Library
          • Television
          • Radio
          • CD Player
          • Audio Tape Player
          • DVD Player
          • Books

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Caves
          • Forests
          • Restaurants
          • Churches
          • Ruins

          Leisure Activities

          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Eco Tourism
          • Bird Watching
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Rural

          sports and adventure activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Spelunking
          • Ski Privileges Optional

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Internet:

                Only mobile internet via your own modem...moreless

              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street
              • Filtered Water
              • Firewood
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Toilet Paper
              • Washing Machine
              • Fireplace
              • Sofa Bed
              • Parking

              house cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Kitchen

                  • Toaster
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Terrace
                  • Balcony
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Barbecue
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Binoculars
                  • Gated Community

                  property descriptor

                      • Terraced
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Autumn/winter
                      Aug 30 - Dec 19, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      €150 €175
                      Fri, Sat
                      €875
                      Christmas holidays
                      Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                      5 night min stay

                      €1,050
                      New Year holidays
                      Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      €1,750

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      30% advance payment and security deposit of EUR 200,- upon reservation, the remainder 2 months before arrival. Cleaning costs (EUR 75) are not included!


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                      Location

                      170 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bucharest
                      45 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Brasov
                      25 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Predeal
                      500 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Constanta
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Bran
                      25 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Poiana Brasov
                      80 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      Breaza
                      8 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Bran

                      Car: Recommended

                      'We are in Transylvania; and Transylvania is not England. Our ways are not your ways and there shall

                      be to you many strange things. Bram Stoker, Dracula'

                      WALK THE LAND OF MYTHICAL VAMPIRES AND DRAGONS

                      Although almost everyone has heard of Transylvania, very few visit it and thankfully it remains a destination for the most discerning of travellers. Much of Transylvania thankfully so far has yet to be ruined by mass tourism and subsequently still affords a genuine travel experience. This walking holiday will allow you to unlock the secrets of

                      Transylvania amongst some of Europe’s most spectacular wild mountain scenery. You can also visit timeless small villages where life has changed little over centuries and pay a visit by walking to ‘Dracula’s Castle’ at Bran and the ancient hilltop fortress of Rasnov.

                      BREATHTAKING CARPATHIAN MOUNTAIN SCENERY

                      Transylvania thankfully still remains a destination for the discerning traveller and is yet to be over run by the ravages of mass tourism. Amongst high, soaring peaks, wild swathes of forest, ancient fortresses, forbidding castles and timeless villages, the myths and legends, fantasies and facts of legendary Transylvania become entwined. This is a land steeped in tradition, history and ancient rituals. A land inviting you to explore deeper amongst some of Europe's most spectacular and last remaining wilderness areas. The walking is varied and moderate (although it can be made easier or challenging to suit) but always stimulating. Walk beneath the breathtaking Piatra Craiului (King’s Rock) ridge and down through the Zarnesti Gorge, an area where much of the film Cold Mountain was shot. A cable car ride will enable you to easily walk high on the plateau of the Bucegi Mountains and enjoy jaw dropping views across the Carpathians to the valleys and plains almost 2500 metres below. Enjoy wild and unspoiled walking in the rarely visited Ciucas Mountains too in search of bear and wolf tracks.

                      FLORA AND FAUNA

                      With the melting of the winter snows the wild flower meadows of Transylvania burst into life. Many alpine plant species can be found here including Edelweiss, Gentian etc and with the cutting of meadows still being done manually by scythe, the mountain regions of Transylvania remain as colourful as ever. Romania is still one of the last great bastions in Europe for large predators. It is said that there are more Wolves in Romania than in the

                      rest of Western Europe altogether. The country also possesses healthy populations of both Bear and Lynx too, although all the large predators are elusive and seldom seen. This part of Transylvania is also rich in bird life too,from the majestic Golden Eagle, to a wide variety of migratory species.

                      OUR BEAUTIFUL CHALET

                      The domain Casa Konigstein is situated in the middle of the Carpathian mountains, between the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului mountain ridges. The small village of Sirnea, (part of Fundata), is about 170 km's away from the capital Bucharest. In the 1960's Sirnea was officially inaugurated as the 1st touristic village of Romania. Situated at 1360 meters, it is the highest village of Romania. In the area around Sirnea you can find many natural parks and natural phenoma, such as the National Park Piatra Craiului, the caves of Pestera, the Natural Reservation of La Chisatoare, the gorges of Dambovicioara and Gradistei, or the ravine of Zarnesti. Sirnea is also well positioned for cultural day trips to some of the medieval Sachsen towns and villages, such as Brasov (Kronstadt), Sighisoara (Schasburg) or Sibiu (Hermannstadt, European Cultural Capital 2008). Sirnea is 180 km's away from the capital of Romania, Bucharest, and can easlily be reached by car.

                      WALKING CONDITIONS

                      The walking is quite varied; sometimes over rugged terrain, sometimes steep but rarely sustained, sometimes through more rolling landscapes, but always on either marked trails, recognised trails, linking trails used by villagers and shepherds or even 4WD tracks. This area is ideal for the regular or adventurous hill walker with a good level of fitness. The walking days are mostly between 5 to 7 hours walking; we have many trails you can chose from! And you will only have to carry your daypack, as your main luggage will remain at the chalet Casa Konigstein.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2002

                      About: I am a Dutch national and my wife is Romanian. Her family is from the region and I fell in love with it and decided to build our dream chalet.

                      Why Sinaia:
                      We had it build from scratch, it is very rustic and yet it hhas all the comfort you need. The finishing is high quality and unique for Romania.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
                      The chalet is build on a dominant position on top of a hill, overlooking 2 beautiful mountain ridges. It is very peaceful and quite and you can stay there all day just enjoying the views, sitting next to the fireplace.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: dutch, french, german, english, Romanian

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front of Chalet

                        Front of Chalet

                      • Position

                        Position

                      • Attic

                        Attic

                      • Bathroom

                        Bathroom

                      • Close-up chalet

                        Close-up chalet

                      • winter at Casa Konigstein

                        winter at Casa Konigstein

                      • Early spring

                        Early spring

                      • View from the chalet in winter

                        View from the chalet in winter

                      • Entrance gate

                        Entrance gate

                      • View from balcony

                        View from balcony

                      • Fireplace

                        Fireplace

                      • Entrance chalet

                        Entrance chalet

                      • Living

                        Living

                      • Staircase to attic

                        Staircase to attic

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • The view on Bucegi

                        The view on Bucegi

                      • Balcony

                        Balcony

                      • Against the backdrop of Piatra Craiului

                        Against the backdrop of Piatra Craiului

                      • Piatra Craiului

                        Piatra Craiului

                      • Detail

                        Detail

                      • Eagles' nest

                        Eagles' nest

                      • Another bedroom

                        Another bedroom

                      • The front of the chalet

                        The front of the chalet

                      €150 - €250 per night (EUR)
                      14

                      5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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