Spantsi, Bulgaria
£ 42,500
  • Offer type: Pay Monthly , Reserved
  • District: Gabrovo
  • ID: 544
  • Rooms: 6
  • Built area: 91 m²
  • Property area: 2364 m²
  • Property type: House
  • Property Name: Sierra House
  • Municipality: Gabrovo
  • Town/Village: Spantsi
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Year: 1950
  • Notary dea: The fees for the Notary transfer (deal) are not included in the property price, and they must be paid by the buyer at the end, once the property price is fully paid and prior to the notary deal. They are: 500£ (Notary & Legal Fees) + 5% of the property price (Governmental Fees)
  • Pay monthly plan: £900 Deposit (deducted from the property price) + Min. £670 monthly instalments until the property is paid off



A massive 2-storey house with an amazing location, a big garden and stone outbuildings

This charming two-storey property offering breathtaking views of mountain scenery is situated in the Village of Spantsi, which is located in the central part of the Strazhata plateau, low on the northern valley slope of a small tributary of the Yantra River, which flows about 1 mile east of the village. Spantsi has an excellent location since it is in very close proximity to towns and cities where you can find all necessary amenities and conveniences as well as many tourist attractions:

• only 7 miles away from the Municipal and District Centre – the Town of Gabrovo – an attractive tourist centre, famous for its mountain clear air, Gabrovo offers a number of historical sights and cultural monuments to visit, as well as many places to stay at, shop and dine;
• only 14 miles away from the Town of Sevlievo – one of the biggest towns in the area, which combines green surroundings and calm atmosphere with the amenities of urban life;
• only 15 miles away from the charming Town of Dryanovo, a pretty and cosy town, tucked away in the folds of the Fore-Balkan, Dryanovo is a place soaked with history and is a popular tourist destination throughout the year;
• only 18 miles from the Town of Tryavna – situated on the northern slopes of the Balkan range, on the Tryavna River valley, this beautiful town is famous for its textile industry and typical National Revival architecture, featuring 140 cultural monuments and expositions;
• only 30 miles away from the Town of Pavlikeni – the town oozes small-town charm and offers many shops, local attractions and all the necessary amenities that one might need and is one of the well-known towns among the expats in Northern Bulgaria;
• only 30 miles away from the City of Veliko Tarnovo – one of Bulgaria’s most popular tourist destinations with rich history and traditions (for more than two centuries it was the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom), charming old streets and mighty fortresses, perfect for exciting weekend getaways with a variety of dining establishments, cafes, bars and hotels.

The Village of Spantsi offers fresh air, spring water, a waterfall, a great climate, gorgeous mountain views, peace and serenity – all the ingredients you need to enjoy rural life in the Bulgarian countryside. The population of the village is only 7 people according to the latest census, which makes it the perfect place to relax away from the crowds and the hustle and bustle of urban living. At the same time, the village is not cut off from the world, on the contrary, it has regular bus transport (the bus stop is 10 meters away from the property) if you need to visit the neighbouring towns. In close proximity to Spantsi, there are many attractive places that draw people to visit: museums, monasteries, beautiful architecture from the Bulgarian Revival period, amazing natural landmarks… you name it!

Some attractive landmarks in the area include:

The Upper Ivanilovski Waterfall – literally only 3 minutes away from the Sierra House! The waterfall is very beautiful, about 5 meters high and relatively wide, and its waters fall into the lake formed below it;

The Ivanilovski Waterfalls – two other beautiful waterfalls situated between the Village of Ivanili and Solari (only a mile away from Spantsi);

Regional Ethnographic Open-Air Museum ETAR (5 miles from Gabrovo) – Bulgaria’s only open-air ethnographic museum with a main urban street with buildings from the 19th century featuring active artisan workshops, commercial outlets, a coffee shop and houses of craftsmen and merchants;

The “House of Humour and Satire” Museum in Gabrovo – a unique cultural institute for humorous and satiric art of international and worldwide significance;

The Dryanovo Monastery “St. Archangel Michael” – founded in the 12th century, situated in the picturesque gorge of Dryanovo River;

The Sokolski Monastery – founded in 1833 and named after its founder Yosif Sokolski. It is located 9 miles southwest of Gabrovo on the northern slopes of the Balkan Mountains in the Bulgarka Nature Park;

Bozhentsi – a village and architectural reserve in Gabrovo municipality, famous for its well-preserved Bulgarian National Revival architecture and history, and a well-known tourist destination in the area;

The Tryavna Clock Tower – more than 20 meters high, the clock tower, which is the symbol of the town of Tryavna, was built in 1841;

The Pavlikeni Zoo – which is with free access for visitors;

The Historical Museum of Veliko Tarnovo.


Property address

Village of Spantsi – District of Gabrovo

Post Code: 5344

Magical mountain landscape views that you can enjoy whenever you wish from your own garden, a small stream bordering your house and a picturesque waterfall (Upper Ivanilovski Waterfall) almost at your doorstep. You probably think that a property with such an idyllic location exists only in fairy tales and Disney movies. Well, let us tell you a secret – such a property does exist in the small Village of Spantsi and it is called the Sierra House. With its authentic rustic feel and relaxed atmosphere this property is the dream for all rural lifestyle lovers, wishing to experience the beauty of living surrounded by nature. Let’s fill you in on more details:

On the ground floor of the house, you will find a spacious kitchen and dining room area, with exposed wood beams, creating cosiness and bringing a vintage charm to the space, a shower room with toilet, as well as two rooms, one of which you can convert and use as an office.

On the first floor of the house, you will find an entrance hall and three bedrooms, offering gorgeous views towards the property garden. One of the bedrooms has an old-style Bulgarian fireplace/furnace making the place both cosy and authentic and can also be used as a living room. There is also a closet which if you wish you could convert to a second shower room.

The vintage exterior of the house with its charming staircase exudes authenticity and tradition and the stone buildings in the property contribute to the overall aesthetic of the home and also provide plenty of storage space.

Some of the windows are replaced with new uPVC windows.

The amazing garden with a size of almost an acre offers you space for all kinds of outdoor activities and gardening pursuits. And most importantly it gives you a front-row seat to those majestic mountain views that you can enjoy from the privacy of your backyard, experiencing pure relaxation and relishing the tranquillity and restorative powers of the mountain.

There are fruit trees on the property.

There is a big parking gate for you to park your vehicle inside the property as well as a parking space on the street.

There is water and electricity connected to the property.

The property has a septic tank.

The roof is in good condition – as shown in the photos.


More information about the village of Spantsi, click here.

More information about the District of Gabrovo & Region, click here.


Floorplan Sierra House (click to view)

Property sketch Sierra House (click to view)