SKI/SUMMER VILLA, PARKING, SAUNA, BBQ. TRANSFERS/BREAKFAST SERVICE AVAILABLE

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Mike Laurence

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights
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SKI/SUMMER VILLA, PARKING, SAUNA, BBQ. TRANSFERS/BREAKFAST SERVICE AVAILABLE

Borovets Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Villa Mavrud in Raduil, Bulgaria, is ideal for skiing and accommodates 6/10 people in 3 bedrooms comprising 2 twin rooms and a pine clad loft with 4 single beds, 2 of which may be twin or singles. The lounge /dining room has a double sofa bed if required. The ground floor features two bathroom/wet rooms with toilets, a lounge /dining room and a well equipped kitchen with rustic beams and a wood-burning stove, which also fires the central heating and hot water. The jacuzzi in the larger bathroom is ideal for relaxing after a day's skiing or hiking. The large garden has several timber framed outbuildings. One houses an additional wood burning boiler which boosts the central heating and hot water. Another provides a covered BBQ area. Off-road parking is provided. Villa Mavrud is located in the foothills of the Rila Mountains, south of Sofia. Ideal for a quiet, get away from it all break, a family holiday or a lively stag or hen week by incorporating Borovets.

Inside: Villa Mavrud is fully alarmed, giving you peace of mind. It is well insulated, making it cool in the summer and easy to heat in the winter. Radiators are located on all floors including the loft bedroom. An electric boiler provides hot water.

During winter months, the wood burning stove in the kitchen is great to come home to after a hard day's skiing or hiking. It also fires the central heating. This is normal for rural Bulgaria and you will be given instruction on how to operate it, so don't worry!

The house is located a short distance along a grass lane. The lane is maintained, so is passable at all times. Both doors to the property are only navigable via steps.

Lakeside beaches and water sports are available at Lake Iskar, about 50 minutes by car. Water skiing, jet skiing and fishing are possible. Or you can relax and enjoy a drink and a meal at one the lakeside restaurants.

Outbuildings and Garden: The house boasts a large garden with a variety of fruit trees and features a large rockery, informal areas and gravelled, off-road parking suitable for several cars.

Several restored rustic timber-framed and daubed outbuildings enclose an area suitable eating al fresco, serviced by a ‘summer kitchen,’ a covered clay oven adapted for barbecue use. Garden furniture is provided and covered seating is provided in the outbuildings.The traditional barn houses an additional wood-fired boiler to boost the house heating and hot water supply and a secure ski locker for guests using their own skis.

Skiing Facilities: An 8km/15 minute drive from Villa Mavrud, is one of Bulgaria’s prime ski resorts, Borovets. Recently featured in the UK press as top value European resort (Metro & Observer). It offers a range of winter sports and has a world-class biathlon track. It also has several ski schools, all with English-speaking instructors. Borovets is ideal for beginners and intermediates to hone their skills but also has plenty to offer the more experienced skier.

Borovets key facts - highest skiing area: 2560m; total length of runs: 58km; longest run: 12km; cross country tracks: 35km.

At the end of the day, avail yourselves of the great après-ski activities at one of the many clubs, restaurants and bars, all at manageable prices. There are clubs to suit most tastes and the night-life appeals to a young crowd.

Cash points and internet access are available.

Reasonably priced transport to and from Borovets may be arranged locally, at times to suit you, whether skiing, or partying into the night!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Mike Laurence

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english, french, german, spanish
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Sofia

The nearest towns are Samokov (20km), Kostenets (15km), Dolna Banya, a small spa town (7km). Two monasteries - Pokrov Bogorodichen and Rila. The stunning Rila Monastery is a comfortable day trip by car, accessed by a circuitous road route around the Rila Mountains. There are medieval castle ruins (35km) between Kostenets and the Sofia-Plovdiv motorway. The well known Borovets ski resort (9km) is a 15 minute drive from the house.

Other Activities: Spa pool

Golf: Quality golf is available in Ihtiman, about a 45 minute drive from Raduil. A prestigious new golf development in neighbouring Dolna Banya, a 15 minute drive, will be available in the future.

Ski: An 8km/15 minute drive from Villa Mavrud, is one of Bulgaria’s prime ski resorts, Borovets, where you can hire skis and snowboards, get reasonably priced lessons, ski lift passes, and make use of hotel facilites, including massage, gym, pools, shops, bars, restaurants, cash machines and internet access.

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Availability & Rates

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Borovets Villa Rental Rates

Notes

  • Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. For stays of two weeks or more, please contact us for discounted rates. Where bookings cross price bands, the higher rate shall prevail.

    A non-returnable deposit of 50% is required within two weeks of booking. Bookings cannot be held beyond this, if no deposit is received. The remainder is payable one month before departure. For bookings made after this, the full amount is due. Either way, if the full amount is not received two weeks before departure, we reserve the right to cancel the booking. You are responsible for organising and paying for any locally bookable services. Contact details provided upon application.

    For stays other than one week multiples, we will quote you upon application. For off-peak periods, we will endeavour to agree a pro-rata rate but for peak periods, we may charge for the complete week.

Amenities

Borovets Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Firewood
  • Sofa Bed
  • Basic Soaps
  • Linens Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , The shower is not in an enclosure as it is a wet room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , The shower is not in an enclosure as it is a wet room
  • Two bathroom / wet rooms with washbasin, shower and toilet. The larger bathroom has a jacuzzi which can accommodate two people and is great to relax in after a long day's skiing or hiking.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 4 twin/ single
    Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Two twin rooms on the middle floor with wardrobes and bedside tables. One additionally has a dressing table. The open plan pine-clad loft offers four single beds, or two singles and a twin if preferred. There are two chests of drawers and two hanging racks. The lounge / dining room has a double sofa bed if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • Television
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Games
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • forests
  • churches
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ski lift privileges
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • mountaineering
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes:
Well equipped kitchen with electric hob and fan oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine. Plenty of storage and a good range of cooking utensils and place settings. The first floor landing offers drying and ironing facilities. The dining /living room is conducive to staying in to eat and conversing around the table. There is a small library (you may take a book if you replace it with a similar one) and a collection of games. Satellite TV, DVD and CD player are also provided. The stone tiled ground floor is entered from the rear of the house. A spiral staircase leads to the utility area and twin bedrooms. Access may also be gained via the external steps and terrace. Stairs from the hall lead to the light and airy loft bedroom. Sufficient bath and hand towels, duvet covers and sheets are provided for up to 10 people. A washing machine and vacuum cleaner, etc. are also available. Should you wish maid service, this may be arranged locally for a small charge.