Fully rebuilt in 2006 to high international standards by a major Sofia construction company, British owned and well equipped for winter or summer and regularly used by owners. Situated in the Rila Mountains, close to Borovets ski resort (10 minutes drive over the hills in summer and 20 minutes on main road via Samokov, in winter) - Quiet position at the top of hill village, with spectacular mountain views. 3 Twin bedrooms, south facing, 2 with balconies; 2 bathrooms + 1 ensuite shower/wetroom; Well equipped kitchen(4 hob electric cooker, microwave, oven, dishwasher), dining area and living room (with large south facing french window to sunny garden terrace); Large open fireplace - logs supplied; Central heating; Brand new (2009) all seasons, six person out door hot spa - childproof cover, heats to 40 deg C; Finnish sauna; Games room with snooker/pool table and bar football; Safe, sunny walled garden, with lockable gates; Underground Garage; Barbecue; Four new mountain bikes.
Beli Iskar is an ideal base for skiiing at Borovets, hiking and mountain biking and is on the Rila National Park border. Their are many marked trails, with mountain refuges for the adventurous. Mountain bikers can use the chair lift at Borovets. The country features spectacular alpine scenery, river gorges and meadows. The Rila and Samokov Hotels have large, clean indoor swimming pools and gymnasiums at very cheap rates for non-guests.
Their are three large modern supermarkets in Samokov (5/10 minutes by car). Two village shopd which are well stocked for basic needs.
Bank ATM's available in Samokov and Borovets and outside supermarkets.
Good English managed restaurant opposite the house (2 minutes). Good restaurants close by.
There is a modern well equipped English speaking 24 hour medical centre and dentist at Borovets. There is an English speaking pharmacy in Borovets and several others in Samokov.
There are three large, modern supermarkets in Samokov(10 minutes by car) selling all the items of food and familiar brands etc that you should need for a holiday. Borovets has several mini-markets. Beli Iskar has a shop near the house, which is good for basics.
Samokov has an open air food market for local fresh produce, every day, as well as several banks, pharmacies and a post office.
Borovets has several good restaurants and bars. Samokov also has several good restaurants. There is an English run restaurant that serves very good food, in a pleasant atmosphere, next door to the house.Restaurant food is generally good, very cheap and plentiful and there is a large selection of good Bulgarian wines, spirits and beers available at reasonable prices.