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Item ID: 871Price: € 10 500Land: 950 sq. m.Location: Vratsa, near Krivodol100 % FREEHOLD!Property situated in the village of Osen, Krivodol Municipality, Vratsa Distrct. The village is located in North-Western Bulgaria, in a hilly area near the foot of the Balkan Mountain. Osen is on the main road Montana - Pleven, 28 km north of the district’s center - Vratsa, 60 km south of Oryahovo and the ferry-line connecting Bulgaria and Romania through the Danube River and 30 km east of the town of Montana. Other major points not far away from Osen are the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia and its International airport - 120 km south of the village, and the historical town of Pleven - 95 km east.The house is brick built and on two floors. The ground floor offers two rooms, shower room, cellar and a corridor. The second floor consists of three rooms, corridor and a big glazed entrance hall. All the rooms have solid wooden flooring. For more comfort inner bathroom should be added on the second floor, and a WC on the first.The property comes with 950 sq. m. of land and is suitable for growing a variety of fruits and vegetables. Adding a swimming pool would bring more value and charm to the estate.There is a big barn on two levels, in very good structural condition, currently used for farming. It could continue being used by the same purpose, or with some building work it could be transformed into a guest house for example. There are several more farm-buildings used as storages and workshops.The estate is accessible all year round; the property has its own driveway, leading to parking space for several cars in the yardWater and electricity are connected to mains; Internet and Digital TV could be easily connected. The house is in very good condition, and would only need some modernization work for a higher standard of living. The village:The village of Osen is small and quiet, located on the main road Montana-Pleven, in a hilly area near the foot of the Balkan Mountain. The village is not far away from the Danube River, and is surrounded by woods which make the area suitable for hunting and fishing. The village’s name is an archaic Bulgarian word meaning “ash-tree”. Another interesting fact is that recently there have been found some facts proving that the famous Bulgarian poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev was born in the village of Osen. The village offers all the basic utilities 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 ð• - 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:- 4 miles away from the town of Krivodol;- 16 miles from the town of Vratsa;- 19 miles from the town of Montana;- 32 miles from the town of Berkovitsa;- 26 miles from the town of Mezdra;- 44 miles from the town of Roman;- 46 miles from the town of Botevgrad;- 37 miles from the town of Oryahovo and the border with Romania;- 59 miles from the town of Pleven;- 77 miles from the town of Dragoman;- 85 miles from Sofia - the capital of Bulgaria;- 150 miles from Ruse City and the border with Romania;- 244 miles from Varna Airport and the seacoast.

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