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Joel House

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
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Luxurious accomodation set within the charm of a traditional Bulgarian Village

4 Reviews
People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Bulgaria - The Rustic Bulgarian Villa

3 double bedroom villa in stunning rural location, 40 mins from central Varna

The Rustic Bulgarian Villa is set in the rural village of PetrovDol. A unique landscape overlooking canyons, valleys & sunflower fields. This idyllic setting is only 35 minutes from Varna Airport & 40 minutes from Varna.

Remaining largely untouched by the 21st century, shepherds tend their flocks & many locals still travel by donkey & cart. Rustic Bulgaria offers all the conveniences of modern life to make your stay as comfortable as possible. There is a fully equipped modern fitted kitchen and each of the 3 double bedrooms affords either an en suite bathroom or an en suite shower room with wash basin & WC. Within the grounds there is a 12 X 4m swimming pool and plenty of room for relaxation under the grape vines which can produce 100 ltrs. of wine per year. There is a basic shop & two bars in the village of PetrovDol. For meals out, a supermarket, cash point or day trip to the ancient hill top fortress of Ovech, a 5 min trip to the nearby town of Provadia is highly recommended. The beaches of Varna and Kamchia are only 40 minutes away by car.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Joel House (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks English

Why Joel House chose Bulgaria

Hi, I bought this property in 2007 because of it's rustic charm and character. It's hard to believe that one can be in such a beautiful and different setting, just 3 hrs. from the UK. I've holidayed here in Petrovdol, with my family every year since I bought the property and still love it dearly. Over the years we've come to know and love the locals and Bulgaria for it's unique charm and beauty.

What makes this villa unique

It's great having our Property Managers, Anne and Stoyan a couple of minutes up the lane in Petrovdol as they are living here full time and so are able to answer any queries about the house or provide information on the area and local amenities. Children absolutely love it here, as well as tortoises living within the property, as soon as they step out the front gate there are geese, chickens, turkeys, goats and donkeys, to name but a few of the animals kept in and around the local smallholdings nearby. There is also an abundance of natural wildlife including Golden Eagles and Storks. The swimming pool too is great and means that one really need not leave the property for something to do, especially when it's hot. Installing it has completely transformed the dynamics of this property. It's important to mention too that the property is walled, all the way round so if you have children they can wander and explore freely, without being able to wander off.

Reviews

4.8
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Luxurious accomodation set within the charm of a traditional Bulgarian Village
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
Zwijndrecht, Netherlands
4

beautiful house and garden

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house and garden. All very clean. Nice and clean swimmingpool. Car can be parked on the grounds. Kitchen provides all the things you need. In Provadiya there is a very good Liddl for your shoppings. Varna, which we loved, is just within half an hour drive.

The only thing we can think of that can be better are the matrasses. Real Bulgarian beds....we are used to a bit softer matrasses. But.....that is the only thing we can think of. Real good property to spend your holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review and I'm so glad you had a good stay in beautiful, Bulgaria. Rest assured we will be looking to update the beds in time for for you're next visit. Best regards Joel
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worcestershire
5

Rustic Blgarian getaway

  • 5 of 5

If your looking for a rural retreat to get away from it all then look no further, very high standard living accomodation, lovely pool and loads of countryside on your doorstep to explore. Ideal place for families who want to "re connect" with each other and just spend some quality time. Varna lovely too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Auckland, New Zealand
5

Perfect holiday at Rustic Bulgarian Villa

  • 5 of 5

On a visit to Bulgaria from New Zealand I found the Rustic Villa the perfect holiday location, The quiet rural setting is conveniently close to Pravadia's shops and restaurants and is an easy 40 minute drive into Varna - a delightfully vibrant city offering many interesting and enjoyable attractions to explore.

The villa's surroundings and first-class facilities provided a relaxing comfortable holiday which far exceeded my expectations. I have absolutely no reservations in recommending the Villa for a special holiday experience in Bulgaria.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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London, UK
5

Bulgarian Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful holiday with my sister, visiting from New Zeland. The villa was perfect for our needs and enjoyment, containing as it does every modern convenience, as well as a beautiful pool for swimming and lounging in the warmth of the Bulgarian sunshine. Pravadia is the nearest town ten minutes away by car and offers shops and restaurants and ancient hilltop fortress site. Varna is the nearest city being situated forty minutes away by car and offers a fabulous beach and first class shops, a beautiful cathedral and museum. I highly recommend the villa for family holiday use.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Varna
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Pretrov dol
Nearest Ferry
37 Kilometres
Varna Port
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Provadia
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A2/E70
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Porvadia
Nearest Beach
37 Kilometres
Varna Beach
Car: recommended

Just 35 km from Varna Airport on the A2 Highway towards Shumen/Sofia. All our guests are met at the airport by our English speaking, Villa Managers, Anne & Stoyan. This service is included in the rental fees. MPV hire (seats 7) is available upon request.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Varna, Bulgaria

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350 **
 

Additional pricing information

Adult nightly rate £ 22 per person per night
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Rental rates include airport transfers. Minibus/4X4 hire is available upon request. Upto 2 children under the age of 12 go free. Children of 12 years and over pay adult price.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bulgaria in Europe

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , 1st floor, Balcony, ensuite showeroom & WC. Cot/Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1st floor, ensuite showeroom & WC
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ground floor, ensuite bathroom,
  • Bedroom 1 has 1 cot/bed, suitable for baby or toddler to 4 years old.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Smoking is permitted outside in the any of the covered areas or on the balcony but we prefer that guests don't smoke in the house. The property produces 100 litres of wine each year which we are often (although not guaranteed) able to offer our guests at no cost.

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