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Item ID: 852Price: € 14 000Land: 1800 sq. m.Location: Vratsa, near Krivodol100 % FREEHOLD!Property situated in the village of Goliamo Babino, Krivodol Municipality, Vratsa District. The village is located in a hilly area 25 km north from the town of Vratsa, 74 km south-west of the town of Oryahovo and its ferry-boat to Romania. Other major points close to Goliamo Babino are the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia, with the nearest airport and the historical town of Pleven - both approximately 108 km away. The property is at the end of the village and comprises of a rectangular plot of land on which are located two brick-built houses and few outbuildings. The main house is on two floors. The ground floor has two rooms and a cellar, which could be converted into living area. The second floor comprises of three bedrooms and a corridor. An inner bathroom should be added in the house for more comfort of living.The second house is smaller, single-storied and at the moment is used mostly for farming purposes. The house however is solid and with some modernization work could become a nice guest house to accommodate more people.The property comes with 1800 sq. m. of land which could be used for various purposes. For instance growing any type of agricultural plants, gardening, or even a swimming pool could be added. This would bring much more value and charm to the property.There are few outbuildings in the yard near the house mostly used for agricultural purposes. The barns could be transformed into something else, such as workshops, BBQ areas, storage, etc.Water and electricity are connected to mains; Digital TV and Internet could be also connected.The village:The village of Goliamo Babino is small and quiet situated in the North-Western part of Bulgaria. It is near Botunia River and is surrounded by deep woods. This combination makes the area suitable for fishing and hunting. The village itself has all the basic amenities such as Post office, shops, pubs, cafes, etc. Regular bus transport to the surrounding towns and villages is also available.The MunicipalityKrivodol Municipality is situated in the northwestern part of Bulgaria, Vratsa district. The relief is undulating and high-mountainous and includes the valleys of the Botounya, Leva and Ribinya rivers. The territory of the Municipality is traversed by the main railway line in Northwestern Bulgaria, Sofia - Vidin; main road ? - 79 (Sofia - Mezdra - Vidin), which is a part of the large trans-border highway; and the road Montana - Borovan - Pleven - Varna. Given the closeness of Krivodol to the large economic centers of Vratsa and Montana, as well as its crossroad location, there are favorable preconditions and potential for the establishing zones of actively developing industry, farming, trade and warehousing activities along the transport corridors.The fields of the Fore-Balkans, the river valleys, the fertile land and the favorable climatic conditions are conducive to good development of agriculture in Krivodol area.The DistrictVratza Region is situated in the eastern part of Northwestern Bulgaria. It is bounded by the regions of Montana, Lovech, Pleven and Sofia. To the north it borders the Danube, hence Romania. The territory of the region covers part of the Danube plain and parts of the Balkan Mountains. The Ogosta, Skat and Iskar Rivers cross the region.The international highway Central Europe–Krajowa–Vidin–Sofia–Kulata–Thessalonica passes through Vratza Region too. The Iskar gorge connects the region to the lands situated south to the Balkan Mountains. The first nuclear power plant on the Balkans was built on the bank of the Danube, in the town of Kozloduy.With its diverse, unique and beautiful nature Vratza Region offers great opportunities for tourism – amateur, ecological, rural, hunting, cave tourism and alpinism. Among the protected areas are the Vratza Balkan Nature Park, Vratza Karst Reserve, Ledenika Cave, Skaklya waterfall, Vratzata gorge of the Leva River, Bozhi Most (God’s bridge), a cliff bridge near the village of Lilyache, Ritlite cliff formations near Lyutibrod village, the 15 venerable oaks called Kitkata near Byala Slatina, Vola (Kamata) – the place where Hristo Botev found his death.There are a lot of archeological and historic monuments in the region. Of particular value are treasures masterpieces of Thracian art. Vratza treasure of the 4th century BC was discovered on the Mogilan hill in Vratza. Near the village of Rogozen in 1986 a treasure dated back to the 4th-5th centuries BC was uncovered, which belonged to a Thracian notable family – the biggest treasure ever found. In includes 165 items made of massive silver with gilt. On the Borovan hill there are remains of an ancient Thracian fortress. The monasteries offer unique environment of peace and serenity – the Cherepish Monastery, Strupesh Monastery, the Monastery of Archangel Michael near the village of Dolna Beshovitsa, etc. Botev’s Path memorial complex is another unique site. It is a 120 km long path starting from the legendary Radetzky steamboat to the place where Botev, Bulgaria’s poet and revolutionist, found his heroic death.The property is:- 3 miles away from the town of Krivodol;- 15 miles from the town of Vratsa;- 17 miles from the town of Montana;- 29 miles from the town of Berkovitsa;- 25 miles from the town of Mezdra;- 42 miles from the town of Roman;- 45 miles from the town of Botevgrad;- 45 miles from the town of Oryahovo and the border with Romania;- 66 miles from the town of Pleven;- 66 miles from the town of Dragoman;- 68 miles from Sofia - the capital of Bulgaria;- 157 miles from Ruse City and the border with Romania;- 250 miles from Varna Airport and the seacoast.

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