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Forest Getaway 30km from Riga

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Riga house description

The house is located in a beautiful forest near the center of town Baldone.

The house has 4 bedrooms:

Yellow Room En-suite has 6 single beds and a double bed.

Rose Room, Green Room and Violet Room are double rooms with an optional extra bed in each room. These rooms share a bathroom.

The house has fully automatic gas heating system and additional wooden fireplace for a cozy atmosphere.

The house also has a large Sauna and Heated wooden outdoor bath that's perfect for stargazing in snowy winter nights.

Baldone is best known for its natural resources – healing mud and underground mineral water, which have facilitated the development of resort recreation and medical facilities here throughout the centuries. Historically Baldone has been the largest sulphur and climate resort in the Russian Empire and a resort of national importance of the Soviet Union.

Natural resources, the healing power of which has made Baldone known even outside national borders, can still be found in the territory of Baldone municipality. Although mud extraction fields are not open to public, Baldone sulphur spring “?irzaci?a” (the lizard) still purls near ?ekavi?a river in the territory of Baldone Lilac park. Here You can taste the sulphur water, whose miraculous healing powers have brought countless vacationers to Baldone throughout the centuries.

The territory of Baldone municipality holds several noteworthy objects of architecture - hunting castle of Baltic head forester panne Mickevich, better known as the “White castle” and park, Mercendarbe manor, which used to belong to the former owners of Baldone health resort - Von Liven family with the linden ally, as well as Baldone Lutheran church, built in the beginning of 19th century, which, according to a legend, was once connected to Mercendarbe manor by a secret underground tunnel.

Baldone municipality is surrounded by small hills. The highest one “Riekstukalns” is the home of a unique object - 12th biggest observatory in Europe with the Schmidt telescope, which is one of the largest telescopes of its kind in the world. In one of the hollows of another hill “Vanagkalns” an open-air stage for summer concerts and dances has been built.

In winter time Baldone is a place for winter sports activities. Two skiing bases are based almost near each other – “Riekstu kalns” and “Mežkalni”. Therefore Baldone is one of the places in Latvia with the biggest number of snowboard, slalom and cross-country skiing trails.

The story about Baldone municipality could go on and on - telling You about its natural treasures and memorial sites up to some modern sports and recreation facilities. However, better come and see for Yourself!

*-Information taken from the Baldone official web-page

Property Type

  • House
  • 260 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


              • Audio Tape Player
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • MP3 Dock
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR


              • Away From It All
              • Family


              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Town

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Ski Lift Privileges


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 16 people


                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Parking
                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • 2 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Terrace
                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Sauna

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Property Descriptor

                          • Detached


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 7 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          €70 €90
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          €490 €1,740

                          Rates are based on 8 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • No additional mandatory fees
                          • Taxes Not included


                          Additional services:

                          Sauna - 25 EUR*

                          Heated wooden bath - 30 EUR*

                          Heated wooden bath and sauna - 40 EUR*

                          *- for guests staying 4 nights or more 1x (2-3h) heated wooden bath and sauna is for FREE

                          To make a booking we require a ~25% deposit. The rest of the amount can be paid upon arrival.

                          We accept bank transfers and cash payments.

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                          Last updated: 10/22/2014
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                          40 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Riga International Airport (RIX)
                          1.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          36 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Riga Passenger Port
                          39 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Viesturi Golf Club
                          26 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          14 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          1.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          50 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          The house is located in a forest but only 1500m from the center of town Baldone (supermarket, cafe, pharmacy, church etc). There are two ski resorts (Riekstukalns and Mežkalni) located about 7km from the house. You are able to see Riga from the top of the skiing hill.

                          The road that goes by the house has local importance so it's properly cleared from the snow in winters.


                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About: I'm from Riga and have lived there all my life. I've studied civil engineering and worked as a road designer. However my true interest lies in philosophy and sustainable lifestyle. My hobbies are photography, reading and triathlon. We manage this house together with my mother Zane. She makes sure that everything is fully prepared for worry-free and comfortable holidays.

                          Why Riga:
                          We inherited the land from my great-grandfather, who bought the property in 1938 when Baldone was a famous health resort and SPA. The construction of the house was completed in 2008. It is built mainly from ecological materials. The interior and exterior of the house is fully designed by the family itself and represents what family values.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Mighty pines all around, moss covered forest floor, air so fresh that it makes one dizzy and never-ending choir of birds in the summer. You will hear woodpecker drumming, maybe neighbor's cat will visit you, now and then a car will pass by. In winter a fox might visit you, and if you're lucky, a doe will look in the window. But civilization is nearby - Baldone town center is just 20min walk from the house.

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                          Speaks: english, russian, Latvian

                          Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                          • Violet bedroom

                            Violet bedroom

                          • Green bedroom

                            Green bedroom

                          • Yellow bedroom

                            Yellow bedroom

                          • Private bathroom (Yellow bedroom)

                            Private bathroom (Yellow bedroom)

                          • Dining area

                            Dining area

                          • Sauna


                          • First floor lounge

                            First floor lounge

                          • Kitchen corner

                            Kitchen corner

                          • Exterior


                          • First Snow in October 2012

                            First Snow in October 2012

                          • Rose bedroom

                            Rose bedroom

                          • Private bathroom (Yellow bedroom)

                            Private bathroom (Yellow bedroom)

                          • Green bedroom

                            Green bedroom

                          • Yellow bedroom

                            Yellow bedroom

                          • Each bedroom is lockable

                            Each bedroom is lockable

                          • Changing room

                            Changing room

                          • Hot wooden bath

                            Hot wooden bath

                          • Dining Area and Kitchen corner

                            Dining Area and Kitchen corner

                          • Lounge


                          • Just a visitor. There are no pets.

                            Just a visitor. There are no pets.

                          €70 - €90 per night (EUR)

                          4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

                          View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english, russian, Latvian
                          • Calendar last updated 10/22/2014
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                          Forest Getaway 30km from Riga

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                          4 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 16

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