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Magnificent Ski/ Summer Chalet Near Borovets Ski Resort - Sleeps up to 18

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Rila Mountain Lodge - big white house at the end!


Last updated: 01/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bansko chalet description

Rila Mountain Lodge is a spacious, mountain chalet with a big heart. Ideal for family/group bookings. British owned and run. During the ski season we cook delicous hearty breakfasts and evening meals. In the summer the apartments are self catered. The chalet is designed as two self contained apartments allowing privacy for separate groups, or just plenty of room for a big group. 'Tip Top' apartment is on two floors, has 3 double bedrooms (one ensuite) and one twin room. Kitchen, lounge (with double sofa bed) and two 'wet rooms'. 'Snow Pine' apartment has two double bedrooms and one twin. Lounge (with double sofa bed) / diner and two wet rooms. (wet rooms have basins and loo's). Both apartments have private balconies. All rooms have mountain views and each lounge has DVD. Our dining room has seating for 18 people and our private bar with welcoming woodburner is perfect for relaxing with a drink, good book or for settling down to play games with the kids. Heated boot room and laundry.

Ski Details: We are happy to help you arrange your Ski Packages at Borovets Ski Resort. This would include Ski /Snowboard instruction and ski hire at Borovets ski resort, with English speaking instructors. Group packages or private instruction available. Prices for ski/snowboard packages for adult group from 215euros and 12years and under 156 euros.
Each morning we drive you to the ski slopes and at the end of your exhilarating day bring you back to a warm welcome and reviving drink in our bar. Our catered meals are hearty and home cooked (please let us know if you have special dietary requirements) and in the evening we offer you a complimentary glass of local wine or beer with your dinner. Delicious!

Transport: Airport and daily transfers to Borovets Ski Resort are arranged when you book. £35 per person per week.

Tourist attractions: We can arrange trips to the Rila Monastery, Sofia City and other local attractions.

Property Type

      • Chalet

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Included In Price
          • Dinner - Included In Price

          Onsite Services

              • Private Chef


              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 1 king


              • Bedroom 3: 1 king


              • Bedroom 4: 1 king


              • Bedroom 5: 1 double


              • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single


              • All bedrooms are furnished with locally hand crafted pine beds, wardrobe, dressing table and stools. Centrally heated. Equipped with duvets,spare blankets, towels and hair-dryers. They are light and spacious with magnificent mountain views from every room. 3 of the bedrooms have private balconies....moreless

              Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Adventure
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Rural
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 18 people


                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Bottled Water
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Safe
                  • Security System
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Stove


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Property Descriptor

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                      7 night min stay


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                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £1
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      60 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      25 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      50 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      15 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      200 Miles
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Rila Mountain Lodge is situated in the rural mountain village of Govedartsi, known as the Gateway to the Rila National Park.(featured by Michael Palin) The main ski resort of BOROVETS with beautiful scenic ski runs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs is just 20 minutes way - you will be driven there each day. Govedartsi has its own ski slope as does Malyovitsa, which are within the National Park. Plenty of opportunity for having fun in the snow! The mountain walks , along well marked paths, are peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful. For lovers of mountain biking its a must! After all that adventuring there are some wonderful spa's with indoor and outdoor pools- all fed by warm mineral water. The pace of life in the village will charm and relax you, and time spent in local cafes will afford you the opportunity to watch the world go by as it has done for centuries! In the nearby town of Samokov the bars and restaurants are less expensive than Borovets, with plenty of choice. There are also many individual shops and market stalls offering the opportunity to 'buy something a little bit different' at prices that will astound you!

                      Other Activities: Wake boarding, jet ski,mountain biking, hiking


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: Charlie and I have been together for 11years now and we are still working on several projects! Love adventure - Charlie is a huge sailing fan, has his own racing boat and sometimes, when the weather is good (calm no big waves) I will join him on a trip to France. Personally I prefer to ski, and made him learn just a couple of years ago. Now I can laugh at his antics! We love Bulgaria it is such an unexplored place and so big spaces with few people in it. Great place for families to learn to ski and the house is big enough for everyone to have a good time together or just sit and quietly read. Come and join us!

                      Why the Owner Chose Bansko:
                      Its good for big groups and families. Away from the commercialisation of the ski resorts and great for getting to know the local way of life.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
                      You can see the mountains from every room (except some loos!) The rooms are spacious, we are child friendly, we feed you well, we have our own bar stocked with inexpensive drinks, games to be played, books to read, movies to watch. What more can you want...oh yes we are not too pricey.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Rila Mountain Lodge - big white house at the end!

                        Rila Mountain Lodge - big white house at the end!

                      • Take a walk on the wild side - April /May

                        Take a walk on the wild side - April /May

                      • Lighting up time

                        Lighting up time

                      • All our rooms are  warm, light and spacious

                        All our rooms are warm, light and spacious

                      • Fantastic mountain views

                        Fantastic mountain views

                      • Close to 3 ski resorts including Borovets

                        Close to 3 ski resorts including Borovets

                      • Have fun in the bar!

                        Have fun in the bar!

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Gilly and Charlie look forward to meeting you

                        Gilly and Charlie look forward to meeting you

                      • Now thats what I call a proper barbecue.

                        Now thats what I call a proper barbecue.

                      £200 per week (GBP)

                      7 Bedroom / 8 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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