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Village house with large garden



Updated: 21-Jul-2016
House in Harja, Nr. Onesti, Bacau, Romania - views to the mountains

Beautifully restored and fully modernised village house. Quiet and peaceful with a large garden and views to the mountains and wooded hills. You can enjoy the traditional life of the village, where horse-drawn carts are more commonly seen than cars and geese, chickens, goats and ducks wander along the tracks between the houses. The meadows of wild flowers are wonderful to see and hay is cut by hand and stacked into beehive-shaped heaps. Early in the morning you can watch the cows being taken to pasture and in the evening their return. In summer you may pick bowlfuls of wild strawberries, blueberries and, in the autumn, mushrooms. In the evening come back to a cosy wood-burning stove or, in summer sit on the cool terrace, look at the stars and barbecue your supper. A stream runs down the hill just outside the property and joins the river.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I started the charity, Friends of Children in Romania and this house was bought and renovated to add an income stream to the charity. Your booking will help support our vital work for children here.

See www.friendsofchildreninromania.org.

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Speaks English, Romanian

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


A delightful base for exploring

  • 4 of 5

We were given a warm welcome to Pensione Trifolia and the house was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The location on the edge of the village ensured a peaceful few days, with cowbells, birdsong and a rippling stream the only sounds to be heard. Numerous opportunities for walking in the area and fabulous views.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bacau at 64 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Codreanu Inn at 6 Kilometres Nearest Train : Onesti at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Codreanu Inn at 6 Kilometres Car: necessary


Bacau airport 1 hour and 11 mins. Car hire essential.


Harja village within five minutes walking distance. Brasov 100km - interesting ancient town with cobbled streets. Horse riding available 80km.

Further Details:

Harja village shop supplies the essentials. Onesti 30km - has extremely good market with particularly good local fruit and vegetables also banks and supermarkets. There is an excellent restaurant 12km towards Brasov where the food is both Hungarian and Romanian - good atmosphere.


Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

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Booking Notes:
Booking by email to Betty Grigoras. Please contact. Payment on arrival.

All the profits from this letting will go towards the cost of looking after the 17 children, nearly all of whom came from orphanages, who live in 3 small houses within 2 miles.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week/per night in UK pounds.

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Updated: 21-Jul-2016
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From the Owner

This is an opportunity to see a way of life that has long disappeared from most of western Europe. Traditional farming is still very much alive in this part of Romania and you can enjoy it in the glorious landscape around the house and village.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Television


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bath, shower, basin and WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Living room with double sofabed.


  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available


  • Notes on accommodation: Suitable for children. All the profit from letting Pensione Trifolia will go to supporting the 17 children who live in our three houses in Harja. Some of them have been with us for 13 years. Almost all of them came from orphanages and our aim is that they should be able to stay until they want to leave home. Their ages are from 5 to 16. Outside: Large garden with steps up to the hill which is part of the property and from which there are wonderful views of the mountains and the rest of the village. Big patio with seating. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Linen changed every 3 days.

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