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Lavender Lodge in picturesque wine-growing region

Caroline User Profile

Lavender Lodge in picturesque wine-growing region

Entire guesthouse
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Tastefully decorated, spacious, self-contained apartment, toilet and wetroom, with access to the summer kitchen. Accommodates 2 people. Breakfast provided. Tranquil Rupkite village is 45 mins from Plovdiv airport. Relax in the garden or enjoy a range of cultural and artistic activities arranged by the owner. Vegetarian and vegans catered for, organic garden. Walks from the village and wine tasting. The Chateau is a short walk away offering swimming, a bar and restaurant serving excellent food.


Laptop friendly workspace
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 couch

House Rules

No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM


9 Reviews

John User Profile
July 2018
Caroline was exceptionally friendly and helpful, and her room is beautiful, in a lovely garden. We had a great time!
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thanks John and Ali, great to have you stay! Caroline.
July 2018
Greg User Profile
July 2017
I had an amazing stay at Lavender Lodge (formally called The Goatshed on the website). I travelled from Sofia. (I found out later that from Plovdiv it was only 45 minutes) As we motored along on the coach in air conditioned comfort, I had a good view of some very pleasant Bulg…
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thank you Greg for such a wonderful review looking forward to offering you some more ecoart and being in the moment sessions. Best wishes Caroline.
July 2017
Ruth User Profile
June 2017
We had a wonderful stay at Caroline's. The apartment is very contemporary- wet room bathroom, insect screens on the windows, spacious. We had the summer kitchen as our outdoor space where we could sit and read, or doze in the hammock or recliners in the large beautiful garden. Ca…
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thank you Ruth, looking forward to seeing you next time, best Caroline
June 2017
Ioana User Profile
September 2018
Spending one night at the Lavander Lodge was a great opportunity to experience a tiny bit of rural Bulgaria. Great accommodation with all the amenities necessary to feel comfortable , perfect tranquil garden and nice surroundings. Still, what makes this place special and unique …
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thank you Ioana and Horatiu so much for the time you have taken to review your stay and for all the complements. As I mentioned before your son Eric defiantly lit up the place and having you three here was a reminder for me of what is important in life, lots of love and kindness towards each other..... I hope to see you anon, Happy travels always Caroline
September 2018
Sabina User Profile
July 2018
We had a wonderfull time at Caroline's place. Caroline was a great host and made us a great dinner with nice wine and breakfast with super coffee! The lodge was really nice decorated. The first day we stayed at Caroline's place and enjoyed the nice nature around us the second day…
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
You and Tom are very welcome Sabina, thanks for the lovely review! Best wishes Caroline.
July 2018
Alexander User Profile
September 2017
This is by far the most amazing place and hospitality that we have ever met in our lifetime and we travelled the world . Caroline is just the most wonderfull person you can imagine ... We where on a fist date and where looking for intimicy with each other far from evrything . F…
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thank you you Alla and Alex for your fantastic review, I am very touched by it! It was really nice for me to have you staying here as you are both so easy going and completely connected with the natural world. It was a pleasure to show you the lake. You are both very welcome here anytime Caroline x
September 2017
Geraldine User Profile
May 2017
I would recommend 'The Goatshed' as a place to go for peace and tranquility. Caroline is a very thoughtful and informative host and I spent a lovely time relaxing at her home in lovely rural surroundings. She serves a wonderful breakfast and I also enjoyed a fantastic Bulgarian …

Hosted by Caroline

London, United KingdomJoined in January 2016
Caroline User Profile
10 Reviews
I am a visual artist who has been visiting Bulgaria and and in particular Rupkite village for the last twenty years before settling here more permanently in 2012. There is a short film called Elemental Caroline Harte on you tube that gives an insight to me and my work here. I …
Response rate: 100%
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