White Orchid Lodge, self catering chalet near Borovets, sleeps 8

Chalet in Borovets with Sauna, Log fire, DVD, Parking Available, Cot Available, Dishwasher

Chalet 2175

Self catering, Sleeps 8 - 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Facilities: Sauna, Log fire, DVD, Parking Available, Cot Available, Dishwasher, Balcony / Terrace

Suitable for: Family / Child friendly

Location type: Ski resort

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'White Orchid Lodge' is situated 15 minutes drive from Borovets ski resort in Bulgaria. It has wonderful views of the snow capped peaks belonging to the Rila mountain range, whilst being within a short distance of lake Iskar. The lodge itself has a wooden interior and ceiling beams. It accommodates 8 people comfortably within 3 bedrooms and a stylish mezzanine floor. Three expansive base to ceiling windows reveal the surrounding panorama of forest and mountain by day and star canopy by night. After a days skiing you can relax on the balcony with a beer or soothe tired muscles in the sauna. Later chill out by a roasting log burner in the spectacular and atmospheric lounge. Take your choice of 2 supermarkets (5 minutes drive) to stock up on fine local produce, cooking and self catering are made a pleasure with the large fridge freezer and dishwasher. Our friendly local, George will take care of your every need from ski hire to a restaurant taxi service at very reasonable cost.

The Accommodation:
Bedrooms
- Brown bedroom with double bed, en-suite shower room. Views of the piste.
- Red bedroom with double bed. Mountain view.
- Blue bedroom with 2 bunk beds. Mountain view.

- Mezzanine floor with sofa bed.
- Bathrooms Fully tiled bathroom with shower, WC and hand basin leading to a sauna.
- Shower room leading off the master bedroom also with shower, hand basin and WC.
- Kitchen Fully equipped modern and spacious kitchen diner. It has a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, cooker and hob.
- Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine and space for all ski storage.
- Living Rooms Stunning open plan area with cosy log burner and comfortable corner sofa. Feature lighting against a rock wall that creates a backdrop to dining area with table and chairs.
- Sauna Pine clad sauna with temperature indicator and timer. This is a wet sauna where rocks are doused to create steam. Essential oils are provided.

Outside
The lodge has a ground floor balcony/decked area with a table and seating allowing you to relax and view the mountains with a gin and tonic. There is a small garden with graveled parking area at the side for easy unloading of ski equipment. A BBQ is available for summer or Easter skiing.

Accommodation Notes:
- Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service, Towels and bed linen is included weekly.
- There is a charge of £30 for cleaning at the end of your stay and a supplement for logs in winter.
- The log burner is extremely efficient and you are unlikely to need additional heating, however, there are convector heaters in every room with radiators providing drying facilities.

General information

Property type Chalet
Catered Self catering
Holiday theme Walking holiday, Sight-seeing, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays

Accommodation information

Bedrooms

3 bedrooms, sleeps maximum of 8 people

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms

Dining room

Seats 8

Living room

Seats 8

2 single sofa beds

On-site facilities

Entertainment DVD, Television
Leisure Sauna
Heating Log fire
Household Dishwasher, Cot Available, Hob, Fridge, Freezer, Toaster, Kettle, Highchair, Towels/linen provided, Oven
Parking Parking Available
Other facilities Balcony / Terrace, Garden, Panoramic views

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Car is essential

About Borovets

Skiing
Borovets is the oldest ski resort in Bulgaria and it is also the largest and most up to date with improvements every year. A superb area for beginners and intermediates particularly since the ski school is considered to be one of the best in Europe. There are gentle green slopes as well as steeper reds and blacks for more experienced boarders and skiers. The skiing is very scenic with miles of tree lined runs many with snow cannons and nightly grooming. There are no long queues even at peak periods and lift passes and generally half the price of France resorts. Floodlit night skiing is also possible twice a week. The resort has an array of mountain restaurants in all areas. We can put you in touch with the best ski and board instructors to make your learning experience the best.

Summer in the Rila Mountains
In the summer the mountains are excellent for walking. We can put you in touch with a local guide if you want one who can arrange long duration walks staying at mountain huts on route. The mountains are part of a national park and remain protected from development. Wildlife is abundant with regular sightings of large birds of prey and storks on nests. Temperatures soar in the summer and fall to well below zero in the winter. The snow record is excellent.

The lodge is within walking distance of a beautiful lake where there are opportunities for fishing, swimming, boat hire and water sports. There are restaurants around the lake as well to enjoy the views There are many sights and places to visit the Rila Monastery and seven lakes are well worth a trip. For a relaxing day there are thermal baths and swimming pools very close by.

Local Services:
The Billa supermarket is with an excellent large array of fresh foods, a range of precooked meats on offer as well as salads. There are many restaurants in the area with three really good ones in Samokov and a fourth on route to Sofia. All are excellent value for money. Banks with cash points are on route to Borovets and in Samokov centre, with shopping facilities in the town and local mall. Ski passes are available daily or half daily from the bottom of the runs.

Activities near Borovets

Local sports activities

On-site: Walking

Within 15 minutes: Beach, Mountain biking, Horse riding, Sailing, Climbing, Fishing, Cycling, Skiing, Water Skiing, Tennis

Local leisure activities

Within 15 minutes: Food shop, Restaurant, Shopping

Great for Walking holiday, Sight-seeing, Cycling holiday, Summer holidays, Ski Holidays

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