Charming Two Bedroom Family Cottage in Romanian Wine Region
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My wife and I are Americans who first came to Romania from Los Angeles in 1996. I work here as a lawyer here advising multinational clients and my wife is a former flight attendant. We have two children under 10 years old and enjoy the rustic beauty of this wine region of Romania.
Owner purchased this Cottage in 2004
Why Owner chose Călugăreni
e bought and renovated the main house in 2004. Thereafter, we renovated the existing guest cottage and added a pool area and landscaping. Our friends all enjoyed visiting us over the years so we decided in 2015 to build the Cottages at Jardine Hills on some adjacent land--close to us but completely self sufficient for our friends and guests, with their own equipped kitchens, dedicated internet and common pool and lounging areas. We completed the cottages in 2017 and they are ideal for families with children. We have also had friends rent the entire Jardine Hills compound (3 cottages) with several families for a week or more to enjoy an ideal group getaway among themselves. My wife and I have travelled extensively and stayed at small boutique hotels and guest rentals across Europe, US, Central America and South Africa. We wanted to create the same feeling on our property, in a rural setting but with all the modern amenities and comforts--geared towards family comfort and fun. Unlike other top properties in Romania, we are also very accessible to Bucharest, and can be reached in roughly one hour from Otopeni Airport. If you need transport to and from Bucharest, this can be arranged for an additional fee upon request.
What makes this Cottage unique
Beautiful rural setting, easy to reach from Bucharest. Rolling green hills, with vineyards in the distance, quiet relaxation in an ideal location for sipping wine, swimming, sunbathing and enjoying nature. Hiking and bike riding with accessibility to shopping for your provisioning needs in nearby Mizil. A modern oasis in in the middle of a typical Romanian village. Guests receive a complimentary snack basket when they check in, which also includes a bottle of locally produced wine as our gift to you.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
A perfect alternative to the overcrowded Valea Prahovei, a nice place to get in touch with the nature and relax !
Jardine Hills an oasis in Prahova Romania
August 2018 was our 2nd stay at Jardine Hills.
This is a Romanian Gem, set in the wine producing hills in Prahova. This a stunning location.
The attention to detail of cottages is 5 star combining both a sympathetic rustic exterior in keeping with the traditional village cottages of the region, with high end interior design from Italy giving a modern luxurious finish. The infinity pool and jacuzzi are world class with stunning views of the local hills and vine yards. These are all beautifully landscaped and have matured incredibly in just 12 months. The newly built out door BBQ area, which is covered and with running water, service areas offers a fun area to get together in the evening, the small shop on sight offers an excellent selection of locally produced wines from Jardine Hills, the Pinot Noir is very good. This is all enhanced by the low key, friendly and service provided to those staying, They were available night and day for any request we had. We will certainly becoming again in 2019.
Thanks, Charlie for your very kind review. We are pleased that you and your family have had such positive experiences at Jardine Hills and we look forward to welcoming you here again next summer, if not sooner!
Weekend getaway near Bucharest
This is a fantastic getaway just over a hour drive from Bucharest. The cottage is beautiful inside and out. It is a wonderful, quiet area close to the the wine region of Bucharest. The staff is attentive and happy to help and the environment is perfect. We loved our stay in this cozy cottage and would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a getaway weekend retreat.
Thanks, Wendy. We very much appreciate your kind review and are pleased that you and your guests had a great experience at Jardine Hills!