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Rhodopa Mountain Retreat

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Plovdiv cottage description

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.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 75 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Might not be easy with toddlers because of the mountain terrain, but all children welcome. There are bunk beds in the second bedroom....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            But preferred on the balcony!...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double


          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Bunk beds...moreless

          • 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

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 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


              • Stereo:

                ipod dock. CD player/radio and selection of CDs....moreless

              • Games:

                There is a selection of games...moreless

              • Books:

                Selection of English books including local maps/guides....moreless

              • Radio
              • CD Player


              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Away From It All


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Spelunking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Mountaineering

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area


                      • Wood Stove
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Towels and tea towels provided....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Four wheel drive needed to get up the hill to the house; parking can be outside house. Otherwise guests usually park at the bottom of the hill and walk upto the house. ...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Seating for 4/6 people. Meals are mostly taken on the balcony where there is a large dining table and numerous chairs/benches....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Linens Provided:

                        All sheets and duvet covers provided...moreless

                      • Fireplace


                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Toaster
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Oven
                      • 2 Ring Stove
                      • Kitchenette


                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Balcony
                      • Bicycles:

                        Bikes can be supplied on request...moreless

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


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                          from 3 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Summer
                          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          6 night min stay

                          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          6 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Pet Fee £0
                          • Taxes Not included


                          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

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                          Last updated: 07/15/2014
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                          50 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Plovdiv (RyanAir flights from Stansted)
                          50 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train

                          Car: Recommended

                          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.


                          Owner info

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                          Speaks: english



                          • Mountain views

                            Mountain views

                          • Glass of rakiya waiting!

                            Glass of rakiya waiting!

                          • sitting area

                            sitting area

                          • The kitchen & woodburner

                            The kitchen & woodburner

                          • Terrace


                          £29 - £36 per night (GBP)

                          2 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 6 nights
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