17 Pine Lodge:
Bulgaria: is situated in South-Eastern Europe, in the north-eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula between 41°14' and 44°14' northern latitude and 22°21' and 28°36' eastern longitude. Bulgaria has a territory of 110 911 square kilometres which is 22% of the Balkan Peninsula. Its length is 520 km and its width is 330 km. The overall length of its borders is 2245 km. Bulgaria borders to the north on Rumania (the frontier line runs along the Danube river and continues on land to the north-east), to the south - on Greece and Turkey, to the west - on Serbia and Macedonia (former Yugoslavia) and to the east - on the Black Sea.
We offer ski chalet accommodation for up to 8 persons - please ask for details. This is probably one of Bulgaria's best kept secrets so far, Great ionized healthy air, fantastic scenery & views from the Snejanka peak, low cost Skiing & Snowboarding & in general a sensibly priced area to holiday. In amongst the pine forests high up in the Rhodope Mountains, in Pamporovo Skiing & Snowboarding country, you will find Pine Lodge, a really nice place to find yourself in.
A beautifully finished and furnished second floor, self catering chalet/apartment in the heart of the Rhodope Mountains. Comprising one spacious double bedroom, really comfortable lounge, Kitchen, Bathroom with shower / wet room and private balcony overlooking the pine forests and private garden & what a joy that is. Stepping out of the front door reveals a front balcony from which views of the Snejanka peak & the No4 ski lift are revealed.
Our chalet/apartment is fully furnished to a very high standard and centrally heated.
The Entrance Hall:
Tiled floor & boasts a large and small cabinet set of drawers for general storage and for use when the sofa bed is occupied & clothes storage is needed. A blanket chest is also provided for extra storage along with a coat hanging facility and a resident ruck sack & Leki walking pole. A large mirror is provided for those last minute finishing touches.
The lounge: Laminate floored throughout, after a good day on the Piste, Skiing & Snowboarding, is home from home boasting a really comfortable corner sofa seating 4 comfortably, with extra foot stool & cushions to relax on & watch the Satellite flat screen TV or watch a DVD or listen to a well stocked selection of CD's on our DVD/CD player. Two fold away coffee tables provide a resting point for refreshments. The sofa extends out into a very comfortable sofa bed for an extra two persons. In the hallway leading to the lounge, storage draw facilities are provided to accommodate clothes etc for the extra two persons. The lounge doors open out onto the balcony equipped with three chairs and a table where in the summer you can relax with a beer or have a meal overlooking the Pine forests.
A well equipped kitchen, with full oven & hob, frost free fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery, pots, & pans, chopping board & kitchen sink is there for your participation. Anything from a light cereal breakfast to a full cooked breakfast, from a light lunch snack to a full evening meal can be accommodated here in this kitchen and served up on the balcony, in the lounge or in our dining area nearby.
Dining Area: Dining in is no problem here. Laminate floored throughout, we are and equipped with a comfortable size dining table with four chairs & everything you need including place mats to set the table to accept and enjoy a delicious fantastic meal from the chef of the day & the kitchen staff.
The bedroom: sleeps max 2 persons, in a luxurious double bedroom with plenty of storage space. An extra two persons can be accommodated on a really comfortable sofa bed in the lounge. The bedroom boasts a smart laminate floor, very comfortable double bed with plenty of bed linen & pillows provided, large wardrobe with drawers under, two roomy bedside cabinets, a roomy chest of drawers with a large wall mirror above and a couple of blanket chests providing ample storage for clothes & garments. A hair dryer is provided for your use in the chest of drawers. We can accommodate a further four people in the apartment next door (no 16) - please ask for details.
The bathroom: is perfectly equipped with a wet room shower , wash hand basin & WC. The WC is a dual flush system to conserve water where required. The bathroom is tiled throughout for cleanliness. A good mirror is present above the wash basin with overhead lighting and a shaver socket to the side. Ample hot water is provided from a good capacity water heater. Fitted with a wall mirror with overhead lighting & a shaver socket. All towels are provided.
The balcony: is accessed from the lounge door and has lovely views over the pine forests of the Rhodopes. The sun sets over the pines from this balcony. In the summer here it's very relaxing just sitting in the peace of the evening with a glass of wine or a beer in touch with nature. A nice time too for a meal or a snack served up in comfort.
Ski Locker: The apartment has it’s own secure ski locker in the basement where you can store anything you wish & come & go as you wish. Here you can store anything you need to during your visit with your own key that is resident in the apartment. On site parking and BBQ are provided at the rear of the building.
Have a look at the area:
Did you know you can view the general Pamporovo area on Google Earth? Log into your own version or log into www.googleearth.com and downoad the latest free version. In search, enter "Smolyan" make sure the 'places of interest' layer is ticked then pan north to the green triangle marked 'Snezhanka', zoom in and back out to reveal the ski area at the Snezhanka peak and much more of the general area - in fact, go anywhere you like.
From our visitors book!
4th July 2008
Last here December 07, lovely to see the different seasons in such a beautiful spot. Great place to be with the air so clean & healthy. The local Mexaha just 2 mins away served up great food (and cheap). Had a great time again & hope to return soon.
Barbara & John
Came here for a recce for the skiing & it couldn't be better. Didn't waste any time buying ski passes, no queue's. What a gem this apartment is. I reckon we'll buy one if all goes well?
Thanks Pete & Greta
Sarah & Dan
8th Feb 2008 Thank you, the apartment is Lovely
8th Feb 2008 Thanks
1st Feb 2008 Thanks, nice apartment
1st Feb 2008
We had a lovely stay, your welcome folder was very helpful. Thanks a million.
First time here and what a wonderful place this is. Very cold outside with the Skiing excellent. Lovely inside the apartment after a day on the Piste - no queue's for passes & ski hire just up the road - brilliant. We will be back hopefully one summer.
Barbara & John
Have a look at more photography:
Did you know you can view more photography of the general Pamporovo area on Panoramio? Log into www.panoramio.com . In search, enter "Smolyan" then pan north a little, poss about 3/4 page to the 3rd 8641 road marking to the east is a triangular lake and then further east is a clearing which is the Snejanka Summit, zoom in and back out to look at the detail of the area - in fact, anywhere you like. You will see photos appearing on the image and in a library to the left - enjoy.
17 Pine Lodge Tariff Info:
Pricing for 4 persons Off Peak season, 1st May - 30th November would be: £195 per week.
Pricing for 4 persons Peak season, 1st December - 30th April would be: £245 per week.
Pricing for 3 persons Off Peak season, 1st May - 30th November would be: £175 per week.
Pricing for 3 persons Peak season, 1st December - 30th April would be: £215 per week.
Pricing for 2 persons Off Peak season, 1st May - 30th November would be: £150 per week.
Pricing for 2 persons Peak season, 1st December - 30th April would be: £185 per week.
Prices are per apartment, not per person. Last minute deals are available from time to time - please ask. A 20% non refundable deposit will be required upon booking, or payment in full if booked less than 4 weeks to departure. We ask for no breakage deposit but any renter is responsible for damage caused to the property or it's furnishings during their rental period.
Our apartment is particularly suitable for all ages, individuals, couples & families alike with safe guarded wide stair wells. Also suitable for the elderly that are able to negotiate good railed stair wells.
The tariff prices include a fully cleaned & prepared apartment made comfortable and ready for your arrival, all required beds made up and clean laundered bed linen & towels.
Electricity, water and sewage disposal is charged separately by meter readings upon arrival and prior to departure, that you are invited to check, then paid locally at our reception desk before departure. This has proven to be a very popular and fair way of charging for utilities as everyone's level of use, depending on their environmental thoughts varies, thereby only paying for what is used.
Prices reflect the convenience of a very comfortable luxury second floor apartment, in a small 28 apartment complex, just 500 metres from the No4 ski lift to the top of the Snejanka peak. ideal for children, and adults alike and nestled in amongst the beautiful pine forests.
Rental rates for 1 person are as for 2 persons with the exception that concessions can sometimes be given on this - please enquire. No charge for children under the age of two.
Airport transfer advice is available along with car hire.
A welcome food pack can usually be arranged.
Cot hire subject to demand is usually available.
Full instructions of how to get to 17 Pine Lodge are always provided along with any extra help you may require.
GREATER NUMBERS IN YOUR PARTY? We are normally able to offer accommodation for greater numbers in a party in another similar apartment next door @ No 16 all bookable through us. PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS & AVAILABILITY.