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Item ID: 808Price: € 13 900Land: 300 sq. m.Location: Silistra, Tutrakan100% FREEHOLD!Property situated in the town of Tutrakan, Silistra Region. The town is on the right bank of Danube River; opposite Tutrakan is the Romanian town of Oltenitsa. The property consists of a plot of 300 sq. m. of land, two single-storied houses, and two other residential outbuildings.The first house has two rooms, kitchen, two corridors and two entrances. The second house has three rooms and glazed entrance hall. One of the residential outbuildings has one more bedroom, which is currently used for guests; the other outbuilding has the shower room. Although with unusual layout, the property is in very good condition and with lots of potential. The garden is big enough for adding garages or parking area. The property is connected to electricity and water – mains; if new bathrooms are fitted – they could be connected to the main sewerage system of the town. There are several options for installing fast broadband or cable internet connection. There are several companies providing digital and cable television in the town. The property’s location is great for permanent living and holidays. Being in town, one of the houses could be offered for rent (long or short term) to locals.The TownMuch of the construction of the old buildings in Tutrakan were influenced by the Romanian architecture. On top of the town hills Sheremetitsa and Teketo one can have a panoramic view over the Danube River and the plain around the Romanian town of Oltenitsa on the opposite side.There is a Danubian Fishing and Boat Construction Museum in the town, housed in a solid building of the old town bath. There are about 500 exhibits depicting the history of fishing from ancient times till present days – from nets, harpoons, anchors difans (fishing nets 150 m long) to fishing boats. There is a Museum of History nearby which is also worth visiting.The MunicipalityTutrakan municipality is part of Silistra district. It covers an area of 440 sq. m located in the north-eastern part of the Danube plain. It includes the municipal centre town of Tutrakan and 15 villages: Antimovo, Belitsa, Brenitsa, Varnentsi, Dunavets, Nova Cherna, Pozharevo, Preslavtsi, Staro Selo, Syanovo, Turnovtsi, Tsar Samouil, Tsarev Dol and Shoumentsi.According to the climatic division of Bulgaria the lowland of Tutrakan region belongs to the temperate continental climatic region.The DistrictSilistra Region is situated in the north-eastern part of Bulgaria, on the bank of the Danube River. It is bounded by the regions of Ruse, Razgrad, Shumen and Dobrich. It also borders on Romania by land and by the Danube River. The territory of the region includes parts of the hilly Danube Plain, Dobrudzha and Ludogorie lowlands.The relief is predominantly plain. Rivers, which flow through the region, are small and they often run dry in summer. The Danube River is a natural waterway connecting Silistra with Central and Eastern Europe.The economic and cultural development of the region has been heavily influenced by the Romanian occupation of South Dobrudzha. After the Balkan War of 1913 the town of Silistra has been taken in Romanian possession and was regained by Bulgaria in 1940.The landscape is agricultural; grain and technical crops are generally grown. Conditions related to natural climate and soil in the region are extremely conducive to developing modern farming. There are no century-old forests and the scenery is varied by forest shelterbelts.Natural and historical realities of the region enable the development of cognitive, cultural, ecological, rural and hunting tourism. The most interesting natural site in the region is Lake Srebarna. It is located in the south-western part of the plain and is part of the Srebarna Biosphere Reserve, included in the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage. Several islands have been formed in the Danube, some of which are suitable for recreational and tourist purposes. The Karakuz natural game preserve provides opportunities for hunting tourism and the nature reserves of Malak Preslavets (a lake with water-lilies) and Srebarna are convenient places for ecotourism.There are numerous archaeological objects and artefacts throughout the region – Thracian mounds, remnants of fortresses, the unique Silistra sepulchre. Due to the strategic location of the region, fortresses have been built there until the 19th century. Houses and churches from the National Revival period have been preserved and the fishermen’s neighbourhood (Ribarskata mahala) in Tutrakan is the only architectural complex of this kind in Bulgaria.Amongst the historical landmarks in Silistra district are also:- Kyuchuk Kainardzha drinking fountain (Kyuchukkainardzhiiska cheshma) in the village of Kainardzha, where a peace treaty between Russia and Turkey was signed in 1774;- Military Tomb Memorial Complex near the village of Shumentsi, in memory of those who died in 1916 for the liberation of Dobrudzha.The property is:- 37 miles away from the town of Silistra;- 39 miles from Ruse City and the border with Romania;- 22 miles from the town of Kubrat;- 24 miles from the town of Slivo Pole;- 27 miles from Srebarna Biosphere Reserve;- 30 miles from the town of Isperih;- 45 miles from the town of Razgrad;- 75 miles from the town of Shumen;- 83 miles from the town of Dobrich;- 105 miles from Varna and the seacoast;-225 miles from Sofia - The Capital of Bulgaria.

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