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Shipochane House – Home 76265 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Shipochane House – Home 76265

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 7 reviews

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

House / 3 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Shipochane house is a 3 bedroom villa (sleeps 6 to 8) situated in the charming village of Shipochane in the beautiful Rila mountains, south-west of Bulgaria and is part of the municipality of Samokov. The surrounding nature is great - beech and pine forests, many mountain ridge and pastures and has a magnificent views over the peaks of Musala and Malyovitsa.

Shipochane is only 5 minutes from the nearest local town of Samokov, 10 minutes from Lake Iskra and only 15 minutes from the main ski resort of Bovorets. An ideal location for both skiing holidays and summer activities such as hiking, walking, mountain biking and horse riding.

Further details

Shipochane house is managed by our trusted friend George. His responsibilities are to meet and greet guests, give a guided tour and demonstration of appliances of the house, be 'first call of contact' for emergency property repairs and to check the property on departure.

Upon your arrival George will be able to assist

Shipochane house is a 3 bedroom villa (sleeps 6 to 8) situated in the charming village of Shipochane in the beautiful Rila mountains, south-west of Bulgaria and is part of the municipality of Samokov. The surrounding nature is great - beech and pine forests, many mountain ridge and pastures and has a magnificent views over the peaks of Musala and Malyovitsa.

Shipochane is only 5 minutes from the nearest local town of Samokov, 10 minutes from Lake Iskra and only 15 minutes from the main ski resort of Bovorets. An ideal location for both skiing holidays and summer activities such as hiking, walking, mountain biking and horse riding.

Further details

Shipochane house is managed by our trusted friend George. His responsibilities are to meet and greet guests, give a guided tour and demonstration of appliances of the house, be 'first call of contact' for emergency property repairs and to check the property on departure.

Upon your arrival George will be able to assist you with information regarding the local area, tourist attractions, skiing options, travel and 'things to do'.

Please note George maintains our family holiday home and is not a personal travel rep. Therefore, please try to contact George with emergency problems relating to the property only during your stay.

A deposit of £150 is required to secure the booking. This is returned following final inspection of the house by George.

Further details outdoors

The house has a large private south facing garden in a secluded spot on top of a hill above the village. There are french doors from the dining area leading onto a large outside terrace with built in BBQ facilities.

Location description from owner

The Sofia Region

Shipochane is just one hour from the Bulgarian capital Sofia. It is situated amongst beautiful pine forests on the northern slopes of the Rila mountains at the foot of the Musala Peak which rises to almost 3000m above sea level.

Bulgaria boasts some of the best mountain scenery in Europe, with many unspoiled areas in the Borovets Rila Mountain range. Borovets (15 mins from Shipochane house) is the oldest and most popular mountain resort in Bulgaria. It offers great conditions for winter sports and numerous hiking and rock climbing routes. If you are willing (and able!) you can also try to climb the Musala Peak, which is the highest peak on the Balkans.

Borovets

Shipochane and Borovets are an ideal base for many winter and summer activities. The surrounding area features spectacular alpine scenery, river gorges and meadows. There are many marked trails, with mountain refuges for the adventurous. Some of the things you can do in and around Shipochane and Borovets are; skiing, snowboarding, skido's, hiking, seven Lakes, Rila monastery, horse-riding, mountain biking, and fishing.

One of the local attractions is the outdoor pool in the village of Belchin Bani, which is about 20 km away from Borovets. The pool is filled from the mineral springs which are famous for their healing qualities. The Rila and Samokov Hotels in Borovets also have large, clean indoor swimming pools, spas and gymnasiums at very cheap rates for non-guests.

In the local town of Samokov, there is a large new supermarket and Borovets has several mini-markets. Samokov also has an open air food market for local fresh produce, every day, as well as several banks, pharmacies and a post office. The food is excellent, very cheap and plentiful and there is a large selection of good Bulgarian wines, spirits and beers available at reasonable prices.

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.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 2 Shower rooms

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

About the owner

Craig I
Response rate:
40%
Calendar updated:
16 Dec 2015
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This House has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 13 Jul 2012. Located in Borovets, it has 7 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £280.

The Owner has a response rate of 40% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Dec 2015.

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