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  • The White House is well situated for great mountain views and there's parking
    The White House is well situated for great mountain views and there's parking
    The White House is well situated for great mountain views and there's parking
    From the road up to The White House there are majestic views of the Pirin mountain range
    The White House is actually in the Pirin National Park - UNESCO site of outstanding natural beauty
    The lounge - a great place to flop after exploring the area
    The lounge has a dining table for 6 and comfortable sofa and chairs,  the view is brilliant
    Property description
    Kresna
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    'The White House' is a newly-renovated Bulgarian mountain-style villa situated in Bulgaria, on the west slopes of the Pirin Mountains, in the tiny mountain village of Varbite, 1000 metres above sea level. Varbite can be found 15 km east from the town of Kresna, 6km from the village of Vlahi and 160 km south of Sofia. Kresna, the nearest town, can be also be reached by bus or train. Transport can be arranged from here to and from 'The White House'. whilst the villa is accessible by car in reasonable weather, when it is wet 4-wheel drive transport is essential.

    Varbite is also a gateway to the Pirin National Park, one of the three National Parks in Bulgaria and the only one which is a UNESCO site of outstanding natural beauty. Varbite has grown as a summer mountain hamlet...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(5)
    • Stereo System
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      Yes
    • Suitable for Children:
      No
    Listing #HL403503 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Spring 1 Apr 2015 30 Jun 2015 4 nights
    £35
    €44
    £39
    €50
    £196
    €250
    summer 1 Jul 2015 1 Sep 2015 4 nights
    £47
    €60
    £39
    €50
    £274
    €350
    autumn 1 Sep 2015 15 Nov 2015 4 nights
    £38
    €48
    £35
    €44
    £220
    €280
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Please note that The White House is in a beautiful and remote village at a height of 1000 metres above sea level inside the Pirin National Park - a UNESCO site of outstanding natural beauty. There is a road, though there isn't much traffic and the last few kilometres are unmetalled. You will love The White House if you enjoy birds, animals and mountain walking! The White House was originally built as a bulgarian mountain lodge and sleeps 7 In the traditional Bulgarian style with an external staircase. It sleeps 8 with one on the sofa. It has a fully equipped kitchen, shower-room and toilet. There is a fish farm nearby and quite a few very friendly local people come to stay in the village for weekends. There are no shops, so you will need to bring plenty of provisions for your stay. Writers and artists can negotiate rates for longer periods.
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: sofia: 200.0 km
    Railway: kresna: 18.0 km
    Ferry: igoumenitsa: 250.0 km
    If you plan to fly to Sofia, you will reach Kresna by road or train in just over 2 hours. If you are driving remember to visit a supermarket in Sofia or en route to get groceries for your stay. There are no shops anywhere near the Villa! If you have time for a detour the Rila Monastery is a justifiably famous and venerated buiding not far off your route. 'The White House' is 16km east of Kresna by car, preferably 4-wheel drive. You will need a detailed map supplied by the owner of the villa, alternatively guidance or transport to Varbite can easily be arranged from Kresna.
    Activities nearby
    Nearest Beach: 220.0 km.
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andrewpil...
Woodbridge
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The White House is located amid forest to the southwest of the Pirin mountain range.
It is accessed by vehicle from Kresna, on the road and rail line from Sofia to Greece, though experienced (fit) trekkers will be attracted by arriving from Bansko, having taken advantage of the hut network to explore the Pirin National Park (Guide recommended).
The air is clean and gentle - benefiting from a Mediterranean and an alpine climate.
There is superb nature all around, and artists should pack a sketch pad.
There are other holiday homes here - all Bulgarian owned - and others under construction.
The house itself is renovated from a concrete construction common in the last years of Communism. It is a mix of the modern - such as the kitchen and excellent extension with high sloping roof - and the quirky - with access to the bedrooms and toilets from an external staircase at the rear of the property, and water via an electric pump - although all worked well during my...

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