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Rhodopa Mountain Retreat

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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 75 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • 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

  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    But preferred on the balcony!...moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books:

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

  • CD Player
  • Games:

    There is a selection of games...moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo:

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

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets and duvet covers provided...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

  • 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

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels and tea towels provided....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Bikes can be supplied on request...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

£275
Autumn
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

£250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee £0
  • OfflineRDD £100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Plovdiv (RyanAir flights from Stansted)
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Plovdiv

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

Year Purchased: 2001


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Mountain views

    Mountain views

  • Glass of rakiya waiting!

    Glass of rakiya waiting!

  • sitting area

    sitting area

  • The kitchen & woodburner

    The kitchen & woodburner

  • Terrace

    Terrace

£250 - £275 per week (GBP)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    0
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 07/02/2015
Email owner

+44 (0)1453 756900
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Plovdiv #71093ha

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