Chalet / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden


This beautiful detached chalet is situated in the alpine village of Madzhare (or Madjre) 15 mins by vehicle transfer (on demand shuttle service available) from the ski resort of Borovets in the Rila mountain range. It is an ideal location for skiing in the winter and for nature lovers, climbers, hill walkers or mountain bikers etc in the spring and summer.

It is part of the exclusive gated Pine Ridge development and is only a 1 hour transfer from Sofia airport. On-site facilities include a lovely restaurant with FREE WI-FI access, laundry, gym, pool table, porter and secutity service. Food and drink can be delivered to the chalet if you fancy a cosy night in by the fire.

On the 1st floor there are 3 bedrooms, 2 with double beds, one twin and a large family bathroom.

On the ground floor there is a seperate shower room with WC, a boot / jacket storage room.

This leads on to a large open plan living area comprising of a stunning fire place wooden flooring and wood panelled walls. This in turn leads on to a dining area which then leads onto a modern fitted kitchen with integrated dish washer and microwave.

There is a TV with DVD / CD player with 5.1 surround sound as well as a seperate speaker system for an Ipod / MP3 player.

An on demand shuttle service to the slopes is available and transfers to and from the airport can be arranged.

There is a small local shop which is within walking disatnce and is very cheap and the supermarkets are a 10 min drive into Samokov.

Discounted ski equipment hire and lessons can be arranged.

A visit to the stunning Rila Monestary which is listed in the UNESCO world heritage centres website is definately worthwhile as is a trip to the natural hot water springs in nearby Belchin Bany.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Nearest beach Lake Iskar 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Sofia 70 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Sofia Region

Pine Ridge is situated in the village of Madjare in the stunning Rila Mountain range which is only 1 hour away from the capital Sofia.

The world renowned ski resort of Borovets is only 15 minutes away by car and offers skiing for all levels. The smaller resort of Malyovista is also 15 minutes away in the opposite direction. As well as skiing in the winter months the chalet is ideally suited for hiking, climbing, mountain biking etc in the spring and summer months where temperatures can reach 25 -35 degrees Celsius.


As well as offering great skiing and snow-boarding Borovets also has many bars and restaurants and a lively night life. Night time skiing is also a popular and reasonably priced activity. In the spring and summer months the gondolas and ski lifts can take you to the top of the mountains where you will experience breath taking views.

Samokov is the nearest town only 10 mins away and has many shops and excellent restaurants as well as a couple of supermarkets where food and drink are extremely cheap.

Lake Iskar is nearby and is ideal for fishing, boating, walking and a great place to have a picnic.

The stunning Rila Monestary (listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Centres) and the natural hot springs of Belchin Bay are all easily accesibke which makes Pine Ridge the ideal place to stay in winter or summer