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5 bedroom luxury villa in quiet area, with private pool near beaches

Budzhaka, Bulgaria
  • Villa3767 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps11
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

Additional self contained accommodation on the ground floor

This modern villa is air conditioned. Four bedrooms have double beds, one of those has an additional single. The 5th bedroom has a single bed. (Additional air beds are available.)

The ground floor, which is self contained, has a shower room with WC, kitchen facilities (including fridge) a single bed and a futon/double bed. Ideal for teenagers or other members of the family who might want some privacy.

On the first floor there is an open plan living area with state of the art kitchen affording spectacular views of the coast.

There is a large terrace, perfect for al fresco dining and 42 inch satellite LED TV with Bulgarian satellite which includes Discovery and CNN news channels and sport.

Also on the first floor there is a shower room with toilet, laundry room and a double bedroom.

Upstairs there is a master bedroom with en suite shower room. It opens onto a large terrace offering panoramic views of the sea. There is another double bedroom with large terrace and an additional double bedroom with balcony and a single bedroom. Two of the double bedrooms have additional single beds.

All windows have mosquite screens. All rooms have air conditioning except the basement living area and small single bedroom. There are fans in these rooms.

This is the fifth season that Villa Elysia is available for rental. Completed in 2011, the garden is still is growing fast partly due to the automatic watering system.

The nearest rocky beach is 100 meters away, the nearest sandy beaches are Apolonnia and Kavatsi which are a 15 minute walk or you can catch the toy train which runs hourly. Harmanite beach in Sozopol is 2 km (20 mins walk) away, again the toy train will take you there.

Two excellent restaurants are a 5 minute walk from the villa, the Chaika Seafood Restaurant (Далян Чайка) and a first class restaurant in the nearby Anel Art complex.



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About Elizabeth

I live in London, UK with my partner Mark. I work in TV and Mark is a musician.

Elizabeth purchased this Villa in 2005

Why Elizabeth chose Budzhaka

I bought the land in 2005. I wanted to build a detached villa that was not crowded cheek by jowel into a resort complex. I wanted a spacious open-plan interior maximising the spectacular sea views. I also wanted to be near beaches but in a quiet area. The villa took 5 years to build and was completed in 2013.

What makes this Villa unique

The villa has panoramic sea views and tranquility even in peak season. Near sandy beaches and the historic town of Old Sozopol which is authentically Bulgarian with a fascinating history. Children and particularly teenagers they will be delighted with the summertime activities in the Sozopol new town which is humming with activities from late June to September - nightclubs and discos, street food and fair ground amusements. There is a highly recommended Aqua Park in nearby town Primorsko. A Lidl supermarket opened in February 2018 less than a mile from the villa.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom 3
        1 double, 1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 5
        1 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 6
        1 sleep sofa /futon


        • 4 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower, with bath and shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower, wet room
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, shower, en suite wet room
        • Bathroom 4
          toilet, shower, in self contained ground floor

          Location Type

            • Beach
            • Near The Ocean
            • Ocean View


                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Sports & Activities


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Parking
                        • Air Conditioning
                          All rooms except the small bedroom and basement have air conditioning and heating units
                        • Firewood
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          All rooms except the small bedroom and basement have air conditioning and heating units
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Fireplace
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Safe
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Tumble Dryer
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wireless Internet
                        • Wood Stove


                            • Kitchen
                            • Blender
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Freezer
                            • Grill
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  Open plan dining areas with panoramic views of the sea
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 11 people


                                    • Audio Tape Player
                                    • Books
                                    • CD Player
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television


                                        • Balcony
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Patio
                                        • Porch / Veranda
                                        • Terrace
                                        • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Private Pool


                                                • bay/sound
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • forests
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • theme parks
                                                • water parks

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • Free wifi is provided. WIndsurfing boards and rigs are available at extra cost and only to experienced windsurfers. We have a beginner board and one for intermediate windsurfers and several sailing rigs. The bay is ideal for windsurfing with a prevailing onshore wind. Also available at extra cost are 2 x 2 man sit on kayaks, they can also be used for 2 x single kayaks. Cost for use of Windsurfers and Kayaks is £150 per week The hunting season is from 31 September to the end of January. Parties of 4 can be organised - please email for more information.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  15 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Villa lovely, owner fantastically helpful

                                                                  Vicki F.

                                                                  We had a great time - 8 of us stayed for 10 days, the views are breathtaking, the pool is awesome - facilities great. Would recommend

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks for the review. It's a stunning coastline. We never tire of trying to spot dolphins when we're sitting on the balcony. The local facilities get better every year. Do visit again. Best wishes.

                                                                  A spacious villa with a great swimming pool.

                                                                  Keith B.

                                                                  Lovely clean villa with good sized rooms and plenty of towels. The local agents were efficient and told us all we needed to know although a file of local attractions / facilities in the villa would have been useful to have. Restaurant Yanka (almost next door) is brilliant as are the Green Life facilities at the far end of the local beach. Most public beaches seem to have life-guards who control access to the sea appropriately. The water park at Pomorie, north of Burgas, is well worth a visit but not for the feint hearted. We loved the pool at the villa but be aware that the pool is deep (1.8 to 2.0m) which is fine for strong swimmers but smaller children and weaker swimmers may not be able to stand the bottom. There were nine of us and we struggled to fit around the table to eat together. Outdoor furniture is good and the sunshades a godsend. The new BBQ is brilliant and provided our main form of cooking for the two weeks we were there. A dining area around the BBQ would be a great addition. The little beach at Yanka is far more accessible than the small cove and is to be recommended. If you are heading south, we found that Kiten is much nicer than Primorsko. Old Sozopol is lovely and was preferred by all of us to the newer commercial bits. The tourist train, 2 lev each, is well worth trying - though it only goes as far as the stadium in Sozopol. Because of our flights we drove from Sofia to Sozopol, a long featureless journey which has little to recommend it. Overall, we had a great two weeks and came away with many happy memories.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you so much for writing a review and so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your comments are very helpful and will be acted upon.

                                                                  Very best wishes. Liz

                                                                  Great Villa wonderfull Views and location

                                                                  Carl P.Huddersfield UK

                                                                  We had a great stay in this wonderful villa.

                                                                  The guys who manage it there were really helpful and gave us some great local information.

                                                                  The Villa is very close to a wonderful beach and a short drive from Sozopol town (10 Mins).

                                                                  Best restaurant by far was the Veranda Restaurant looking over the very left hand side of the beach in Sozopol new town ( Left as you look out to sea.)

                                                                  We would definitely recommend this villa and the area although it is a quiet picturesque local resort.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks for taking the time to write a review. So glad you like the villa, it's an amazing location and the guys are brilliant. Hope to see you again.

                                                                  Great Location

                                                                  Susie D.

                                                                  We were a family group of 7, and enjoyed a fabulous week at this Villa. The location is perfect, wonderful views, close to the beach and very peaceful.

                                                                  The Villa is spacious and modern, with a well equipped kitchen. The Air Con, helped keep the house lovely and cool. We all loved the swimming pool, no shallow end though, so you'd have to be careful with young children, but it was perfect for us. Lots of sun loungers, shame we couldn't lie on the wooden ones though, as without the cushions they were very hard! There's a great little beach just off the track, we spent lots of time there snorkelling. The beach at Apolonia was lovely, sandy and warm, shallow waters. Nice beach bars there too. Eating out is incredibly cheap, although the service can be somewhat strange. Starters sometimes appear after your main course, and some of us could have finished our meal before others had even been served. It all added to the entertainment though.

                                                                  Our only criticism is, It would have been really helpful if there was some information in the villa, such as maps, restaurant suggestions, what time the little train ran, places to visit, or maybe a guest book, whereby previous guests can leave recommendations and suggestion. The bedding could be improved, duvet cover as bottom sheet and duvet cover as a top sheet, caused a night time tug of war with my husband, as it didn't quite fit the bed!

                                                                  Overall though it was Fabulous and would gladly return.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks so much for taking time to write us a review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and your helpful comments will be addressed.

                                                                  WIth very best wishes.



                                                                  Anya K.

                                                                  The villa was amazing. There were 11 of us from different countries with different standards. We all loved it. Kitchen is big and equipped for probably 20 people. Pool is big and deep so plenty of fun for adults and kids. Plenty of towels, beach chairs for us to enjoy great weather. It was in 100 degrees F or 40 in C but the house stayed cool.

                                                                  Small rocky beach by the pier is beautiful and truly private. We spent almost most of our time there. You can snorkel and pick your own mussels for dinner and book it on the grill.

                                                                  If you want commercial experience Appolonia Beach is within walking distance. You can rent jet skis and various other beach activities there. Massages are only $20 for an hour there.

                                                                  There are few small grocery stores within walking distance and amazing fruit stands. People are friendly and welcoming. Larger Supermarket is in town.

                                                                  Sozopol itself is very friendly tourist town with ton of restaurants around. You can get a great meal by the beach at 3 am in the morning with live entertainment.

                                                                  George will arrange pick ups and drop offs from and to airport if needed. It's also easy to rent a car in town. Parking is paid in town but only $1 per hour. Shopping is great especially in old town. Aqua parks are about an hour away and are comparable or even better than typical US ones. Kids loved it.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to seeing you again one day.

                                                                  Very best wishes.


                                                                  A relaxing visit to Villa Elysia once again

                                                                  freda t.

                                                                  Visited the Villa Elysia once again in June and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Villa still has everything to offer.The weather was good and we explored the surrounding area and found great Roman remains in Sozopol old town. We noticed a marked improvement to the beach in Apollonia since our last visit and the Beach Bars now seem to cater for a more up market clientele and the beach lifeguards are in evidence. The Flora and Fauna is amazing and too much to mention...but I will say much to my delight I spotted dolphins every evening at 6pm feeding in the Bay...

                                                                  A great place to relax

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks for your review, we look forward to your next visit.

                                                                  With best wishes,



                                                                  Budzhaka, Bulgaria

                                                                  Sozopol is one of the most historic towns on Bulgarian’s Black sea coast. The old town hosts the Apollonia arts festival every September for 10 days and the new town really comes alive during the summer season,. Bustling with activity, there are children’s amusements, food stalls, restaurants, bars and night clubs and beautiful beaches. The nearest beaches to the villa are Apollonia Beach and Kavatsi beach, a 15 minute walk. In the summer season there is toy train that operates from Kavatsi Beach to Sozopol. It runs hourly and the fare is 2 lv. This passes right by the villa. Car hire is recommended mainly because the best supermarkets are in Bourgas. The main supermarket in Sozopol is the Hungarian CBA chain which is not as well stocked as the Bourgas supermarkets of Billa, Lidl and Kaufland. However the local CBA supermarket might be sufficient for some guests. There are rocky beaches just a walk down from the villa. The nearby city of Burgas is surrounded by the Black Sea and three lakes - Mandra, Vaja and Atanassowsko. Together they form a huge wetland area, vitally important as a resting station for many birds using the East European migration route known as the Via Ponticum. The square kilometre which makes up the Poda Nature Preserve is open to visitors year-round. There is a covered enclosure, so that visitors can observe the birds regardless of the weather. Also nearby is the Ropotamo Nature Reserve. Since 1940 the lower section of the Ropotamo River has been a protected area. It is a tourist attraction because of the water lilies and the rock formations above the river, on which white tailed eagles nest. The exact location of the villa on Goodlemaps and Google Easth is 42 24 23 18 N 27 43 20.51 E.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  For cancellations up to 90 days prior to booking a full refund will be issued minus an admin fee of £60.

                                                                  15 Reviews
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