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House to swap in Smolyan, Bulgaria (Ref: 3692)

6 bedroom detached house for sale

Price: £99,999


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  • Type:House
  • Living Area:253 m²
  • Situation:Mountains
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Land:1,800 m²
  • Views:Mountain
  • New Build:Yes
  • Fully renovated character building finished to a very high luxury standard.
  • Lots of private outdoor space for various activities
  • A number of English families and people of other nationalities live in the village.
  • Excellent location for walks on numerous paths in the mountain, bird watching, foraging, summer and winter sports.
  • All natural local produce widely available for a healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle.
  • Can be used as a family run hotel.
  • Near spa facilities with natural hot mineral water.
  • In the village of the world-famous rock festival Meadows in the Mountain

Full description:

Three storey detached traditional stone south facing house in a historic village in the Rodopi mountain with 360C views. Near Pamporovo ski centre and the Aegean sea, 100km from Plovdiv airport. 

Fully renovated with preserved ethnographic elements and restored stone walls. It has a floor area of 200m2 and also has a basement/cellar. The renovation was finished in 2017. New electrical installation and plumbing. In addition, there is a newly built 53m2 two storey extension (attached but not currently connected to the main house). This is intended to be a summer kitchen downstairs with space for 1 large or two smaller rooms upstairs. It also has a balcony. 

The house currently benefits from a modern security system and wi-fi. 

The garden is 1800m2. 

The roof is insulated and brand new. The house, except for the stone wall which has been restored and preserved visible, is fully insulated. It is in the traditional style of the Rodopi's, stone with rendered parts and with lots of wood edgings and beams. 

All new PVC window. 

The house currently has new beds and mattresses and new kitchen cupboards (see pictures). 

All floors are real wood. All doors are new custom made heat efficient doors. 

Main house: 

1st floor: Entry through brand new 12-way locking system safety door into an open space lounge and dining room with two fireplaces and a traditional antique working wood burning stove. 
Bathroom with toilet 

2nd floor: via original restored stone stairs to corridor with 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with toilets. 

Two of the bedrooms share a south facing balcony. All corridor and room floors are new real wood. All new tiled bathrooms. 

3rd floor: via wooden stairs custom made by a local specialist to 1 large double, 1 smaller bedroom and an office. 

All new real wood floors. The two bedrooms share a south facing balcony. There is also a tiled new bathroom with toilet. 


Front and back entrances. 1st floor brick building intended as a summer kitchen at the front and boiler room at the back, 2nd floor wooden with stair case currently open plan but could be divided into two rooms. Tiled roof. Built in 2017. 


1800m2 lawn with some fruit trees - apple, plum, pear, walnut. There is the possibility to build a swimming pool. Currently up to 3 cars can be parked inside the plot. 

About the village: 

The historic village Polkovnik Serafimovo is about a 15 minutes drive to Smolyan (8km), a 40 minutes drive to Pamporovo ski resort (17km), and a 2.5hr drive to the Aegean sea in Greece. 
The nearest airport is a 2h drive away in the beautiful historic city of Plovdiv (100km). There is regular public transport connecting Plovdiv and Smolyan. There is a wealth of spa facilities in the region with the famous Devin resort c. 53km away. 

The village has recently become famous with the English rock festival Meadows in the Mountain. 

There are a number of English families and other nationals permanently living in the village. 

The region is rich with organic farms (including an ostrich farm) and local trade and craft. 

The Rodopi mountains have a rich biodiversity offering activities like walking, fishing, bird watching, foraging. 

Price: £99,999

Looking to swap for: Would consider offers for a sale or swap with a property in the UK. Possibly open to swaps with properties in other countries.

This property is for sale or permanent swap through the owner.

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