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Authentic 200 year old renovated house for sale in the Mountains

Authentic, original 200 year old renovated, detached property with south facing courtyard garden set in a market town with all facilities within walking distance and open countryside within two minutes on foot.

It is renovated to western European standards but kept with the style of the architecturally preserved ancient quarter of the town, surrounded by properties of the same architecture. It is on the edge of village, with all amenities (shops, restaurants, bars, hospital, schools, doctors, banks, post office, police station, bus station, etc.) and fantastic parks and forests within 2 minutes on foot from the front door of the property.


  • 1 hour drive from Sliven and Yambol
  • 1 hour 25 mins from Black Sea Coast and Bourgas (with international airport)
  • 1 hour 25 mins from Veliko Turnovo

The house is a "historic monument of culture" of about 110 sq m living space and over 200 years old set in the ancient quarter of a picturesque museum town and architectural reserve in eastern Stara Planina Mountain. The property consists of a fully renovated authentic Bulgarian National Revival detached house with south facing walled courtyard garden.

The house has been fully renovated to in late 2008, including new wiring, plumbing, roof, insulation, double glazing, kitchen, bathroom, reversible air conditioning for cool/heat, log burner, floors, security system, etc. whilst maintaining all the original features.

The property is situated in the preserved old quarter of this beautiful town, accessible all year through excellent tarmac roads. The property is approached via a quiet residential cobbled lane, wide enough for all vehicles, to a parking space in front of the large wooden gates to the property.

Ground Floor:
Two wide semi-circular stone steps, made from old millstones, lead inside the house to:

A spacious Entrance Hall with original wood-carved paneling and flooring.
Living Room - Large airy room with solid wood flooring, new log burner and double windows, views to the garden.
Dining Room - Very light and bright room with solid wood floor and double windows with view to the garden. Reversible air-conditioning unit.
Kitchen - Fully fitted with high quality German-made kitchen including all appliances (fridge, freezer, integral dishwasher, oven, ceramic hob, extractor, etc.). Tiled floor and window to side.
WC with wash basin and tiled floor.

First floor:
Very wide solid wood original turning staircase to:

Huge bright landing (used as an office but suited to a single bedroom) with original wooden panelling and floor with wonderful views over the rooftops of the old quarter to the mountains beyond.
Master Bedroom - extremely spacious bedroom with solid wood flooring, decorative wood ceiling and walk through separate large dressing room, wardrobes and storage units. Three large double windows with excellent views to the mountains.
2nd Bedroom - with all original wooden panelling and original decorative ceiling. Solid wood floor and with two large double windows offering views to mountains.
Family Bathroom - very large with massive, deep, claw-foot bath, his and hers sinks, towel radiator, wc, new stacking washing machine and tumble drier. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Double windows.

Underneath the main part of the house is a cellar which is currently used for storage but could be used as a "mehana" (tavern).

A large log store with sink and outdoor tap.
Two detached outbuildings with summer dining area and brick built bbq.
Walled south facing courtyard garden, easily maintained.

The house is on mains drains.
Wireless ADSL Broadband wi-fi internet available in the property.
Bulsat television with English channels available.
Weekly bin collections!

This is a great area with nice neighbors and beautiful houses. You are set on the edge of the town so all facilities with many shops and everything open all year, yet countryside at hand too. The town is upmarket and well established. Many locals speak English (the chemist, English language teacher at the folklore school, a Dutch family and more). The town has a twice-weekly open air market all year round.



ID: 6865
Property Status:  Sold
District:  Sliven
Price Euro
55,000, €35,000
Price GBP:  £30,429
Price USD:  $39,067
Category:  Houses
Area :  2 Floors
Plot Size :  200m 2
Extras:  Electricity, Water
Location:  Near beach resort, Near the sea, In the mountains, Near lake, In town, Near town, In fishing area, In hunting area, Near highway, In vacation place
Published:  Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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Our next offer is for this nice house for sale near the town of Sliven. The village is small but has all necessary amenities. There are is a food shop and a bus station with regular transport. The infrastructure is well developed and the access is very easy, provided by asphalted roads. The village is part of the Sliven municipality. The distance to the town of Sliven is just 30 km. The village is situated right next to the main road from Bourgas to Sliven. The property consists of a house, a shop and a spacious yard. The house is two storeys. It has total living area of 84 sq m. The first floor comprises a balcony - 8 sq m in size, bathroom with WC and two more rooms. External metal stair case is leading to two bedrooms situated on the 2nd upper floor. The house is in good conditioned, fully livable, no need in renovation. Some of the rooms have been fully renovated. The construction is brick made. The window joinery is wooden. The house is finished with outer mineral plastering, wall papers or latex paint on the inside of the walls. Water and electricity is provided. The house is fully furnished. The bathroom and the kitchen are fully equipped with everything necessary. In the price of this property is also included a shop. The shop has total living area of 40 sq m. It consists of 3 rooms. It is in good condition and can be used as a summer kitchen or a guest house. The yard has total area of 1200 sq m. It includes few fruit trees, and other sorts of plants. It also comprises a garage for one vehicle.  

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