This property includes a large family farmhouse, a second house which is a 1 level guest cottage, plus 20,000 sq. meters of land equaling approx. 5 acres. Numerous outbuildings/stables suitable for any kind of livestock to be housed, the current owner has pigs, chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats and it is run as an active small holding, with vegetable plots. So is pretty much set-up for sustainable living or to use the extensive property as an opportunity to build a rural business in the tourism or leisure industry where EU grants are available to support your growing venture. It would make and ideal, campsite, guest accommodation, riding school, ranch, eco-retreat. The village itself is located not far from the old capital of Veliko Tarnovo, a bustling and lively city where there are many visitors every year, to both the old and new parts of the city. There is also a university located there and many students and their families also visit the area. The property itself is situated on the edge of the village and there is direct access to the local country side. It is very peaceful here, but is only a short walking distance to the center of the village where local amenities can be found, shops, cafe bars, and restaurant. The village currently has about 800 residents and also has a regular bus service, weekly outdoor market, doctor, dentist, school and nursery. Property 1 – The 250 sq. m Farmhouse is built of brick and stone built including the attic and attached double garage/workshop, it has been 95% renovated but still needs some cosmetic and finishing work, although all of the expensive and major jobs have been done to a high standard. There is a new roof with modern, breathable membrane, electrics and plumbing have been renovated/installed throughout, and the house has been externally insulated using modern materials. The old windows/doors have been replaced with UPVC doors and windows in a lovely wood effect, which is in-keeping with property, there is an internal staircase to first floor where you can find 4 large bright and airy bedrooms and a large family bathroom. There are built in cupboards for storage and also a craftsman made wooden feature staircase that leads to the 100sqm attic space, which could also be used as extra living space in the property. On the ground floor you will find a large entrance hallway with a seating area and storage for boots/coats, this leads to large open plan living/dining room on the right with wood burning stove (petchka) that heats the rooms downstairs and also controls all of the central heating. A small utility/laundry room, leads to a large cool kitchen which is tiled and has solid oak fitted kitchen units with marble worktops. The ground floor of the house has fully tiled floors and has had the original oak beams exposed and treated. The staircase to the first floor is tiled and has decorative metal railings, there is a large bright landing which can be used as a reading/study area. The upstairs hallway has new wooden floors, plaster boarded walls and ceilings, and a large storage cupboard. A modern fitted family sized bathroom is already present the house and has an enclosed shower, toilet and sink plus space for a bath, all walls and the floor are tiled and an extractor fan is fitted. There are a further two double bedrooms on the first floor. At the end of the hallway you will find a double height opening where the hand-made rustic wooden staircase is located that leads to a large attic, this is currently one large area, awaiting the new owners to let their imagination go wild and renovate it - you could put a further 4 rooms in the attic, make it into a separate self-contained apartment or keep it as a very large open plan living area. The whole property has been tastefully decorated, but still allows the new owners to put their own stamp on it. Attached to the house you will find a generously sized utility room with a range of units, water and electric are also connected here already. There is also a double garage which is currently being used as a work shop by the owner so has shelving, power points, double doors leading onto the street and a single door that leads onto an enclosed yard. Externally there is a large L-shaped barn and stables, plus feed store, wood store and other animal housing. A large poultry run and purpose built large pig enclosure have recently been built. There is a large rabbit run with hutches, a self-contained herb garden and over 1000 m2 of organic/permaculture based vegetable garden and small paddock with double gates leading to a half acre orchard that also has a newly built large animal shelter. There are also double gates leading to the garden of house number 2. House 1 has its garden split into definite areas and has an area for entertaining, complete with summer house, brick built barbecue that also doubles as a smoker for meat/cheese etc. and a concrete base for an above ground swimming pool with electricity supply. There is also an eco-composting toilet located at the farmhouse for guests. Property 2 – The Bungalow cottage is a 100 sq. m single story building, built from brick. With full UPVC windows and doors in white, new plumbing and electrics have been added throughout. This house also needs some finishing work to be undertaken, but already has a modern bathroom fitted with enclosed shower, toilet and sink and an extractor fan. There are 2 double bedrooms and a large living/dining area, this currently has a fitted kitchen but the property could also be extended to include further living space, say for instance with a straw-bale build which is very cost effective and easily added. A large entrance hallway and covered porch complete the house. A large double height brick barn sits in the garden and there are double gates onto the street. The garden has been split into 2 sections, one has previously been used as a horse riding arena. There are another 8 plots of land making up the 20,000 sq. m., many have existing footprints and could be built on again as these previous buildings are still shown on the deeds. Many of the plots have been used for grazing or hay production and there are grants available from the local municipality if you choose to keep some for that reason. There are a large amount of fruit trees including walnut, apples, pears, plums, and quince, cherry, peach. Alternatively you could remove trees to open up the land further and provide firewood for years to come. There are 7 wells on the property which could be used for irrigation of crops and a spring directly outside of the Farmhouse that provides clean, drinkable and cold water all year round. The spring sits on a field of approximately 6 acres that is classed as communal land and can be used for more hay or the grazing of animals, there are free grazing rights here in Bulgaria.