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The property is off the beaten track, situated on the edge of a small mountain village with magnificent mountain views. The village is designated a National Heritage Site and consists largely of old traditional Bulgarian houses. Recently renovated, the house consists of an open plan living area and two bedrooms on the main floor with shower and toilet on the lower floor. The main floor opens onto a large balcony overlooking the mountains on all sides.
Bedroom 1 has a double bed; bedroom 2 has very substantial (wide) bunk beds. It is also possible to sleep in the living room, where there are two settees. The property is not recommended for more than four adults, but could accommodate more if children....moreless
The accommodation is well-equipped and comfortable. During the summer months meals are usually eaten on the covered balcony which has wooden table and benches. There is a hammock and other garden furniture.
In the winter months the wood burner warms the property and can also be used for cooking.
Both gas and electric cookers are available; the house has mountain spring water; fantastic water pressure produces natural power shower!
The property is unlikely to suit those seeking satelite TV but there are lots of books and games available!...moreless
Selection of English books including local maps/guides....moreless
Rental periods can often be negotiated diretly with the owner depending on occupancy. Similarly reductions can be agreed for longer stays.
A 50% deposit is required upon booking; the balance to be paid at least 4 weeks before arrival
The rental price includes the cost of cleaning/laundry but it is expected that the property is left as found. A returnable security deposit of £100 is required at
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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The house is literally perched on the edge of the mountain at the top end of a small mountain village. The village, Kosovo (means Blackbird and not to be confused with the country!), is 50 kilometres south of Plovdiv, off the main road towards the well known ski resort, Pamporovo, a further 50 km south. The nearest small town (6 km via the mountain road or an hour and a half walk) is Narechenski Bani, famous for it's mineral water springs. Primarily of interest to walkers, bird watchers and those seeking to really get away from it all, the area also offers a wealth of historical and archaeological sites. Bachkevo Monastery is within easy reach as is the Kormishosh Reserve (bear, deer, wild boar) where horse riding is available.
Guests are supported by English-speaking Bulgarians who can collect you from the airport (either Plovdiv or Sofia) and also organise trips, guided walks and a range of activities.
Year Purchased: 2001
Primary:+44 (0)1453 756900Most times/always home evenings