Properties in Bulgaria Newsletter 26/04/2006: Property Of The Week

Beautifully Furnished Charming Golf Villa On The Best Bulgarian Golf & Country Club

Price:  GBP 74,500
Current Rent:  GBP 300 p.w.

Outside View

The Property:

Built in 2004, on the Air Sofia Golf & country club, the house is built in traditional Bulgarian style
with private walled garden laid to lawn, with stunning views over the golf course and towards
the impressive Rila Mountain range

The property is furnished and equipped to a very high standard and overlooks the 18th fairway.
It comfortably sleeps 4 people with additional sleeping for up to 6.

Outside View

  • Consisting of 2 large double bedrooms
  • Additional sleeping for 2 using camping mattress & sleeping bag (ideal for children)
  • Sofa bed in lounge with bedding
  • Balcony over looking the golf course and the Rila mountain range
  • Large family bathroom with corner Jacuzzi bath. Separate bathroom downstairs
  • Fully equipped kitchen including washing machine
  • Comfortable lounge with corner sofa unit, cable TV, CD player & DVD
  • All bed linen included, bath robes and swimming towels
  • Decorated and furnished to a very high standard
  • Information pack & maps in the house

    Living Room

    The Location:

    Located on the Air Sofia Golf and Country Club, 40km from Sofia and the airport. Ihtiman is nestled in a valley surrounded by the impressive Rila Mountain Range. Convenient motorway link direct to the village.

    The village of Ithiman has a range of shops, 2 banks with ATM machines. An Art Gallery has recently been opened which used to be a former Turkish Baths. There is a daily fruit and vegetable market and full market on Saturdays.

    The Attractions:

  • Sofia - Historic and cosmopolitan capital. Great restaurants & shopping
  • Lake Iskar - Offering water sports, restaurant and swimming
  • Rila Monastery - Bulgaria's most visited tourist attraction. Well worth a visit
  • Velingrad - Natural spa town with beautiful walks
  • Seven Lakes - Stunning geographical wonder
  • Borovets - Famous ski resort with stunning walks & hiking in the summer

    The Golf Course:

    The Golf Course

  • Designed by a Spanish architect and opened in 2000
  • 18 hole course. Par 72 set over 4,583 metres. Medium grade play
  • Golf tuition with Pro available for all levels
  • Driving range and modern interactive tuition school, practice greens
  • Club and buggy hire (a full set of clubs available for use in the house)
  • Weekly competition each Friday followed by spit roast and prizes from June -
  • Regular competitions throughout the season including the Bulgarian Ryder Cup
  • Leisure Facilities:

  • On-site : open air swimming pool, horse riding, tennis, football, basketball,
    table tennis, playground, restaurant and bar, members bar
  • At the Hotel : indoor / outdoor swimming pool, sauna, massage, steam room,
    solarium, ten pin bowling, squash, fully equipped gym, restaurant, nightclub
  • All facilities are for your use but will incur local charges, which are very reasonable
  • Typically, a sauna, swim and full body massage will cost approximately GBP 10
  • 3 course meal for 4 people including drinks is around GBP 20
  • A good bottle of wine in the restaurant is around GBP 2 and a beer is 30p
  • Borovets Ski Resort

    View to Borovets Ski Resort

  • Bulgaria's most established ski resort
  • Suitable for all levels and caters well for children
  • Up to date equipment hire and English speaking instructors
  • Excellent snow coverage from late December to mid March
  • Alpine skiing with beautiful scenery
  • Good range of restaurants and bars
  • Lessons and passes are much cheaper than other European resorts
  • Floodlit night skiing with sound system