The White House is located amid forest to the southwest of the Pirin mountain range.
It is accessed by vehicle from Kresna, on the road and rail line from Sofia to Greece, though experienced (fit) trekkers will be attracted by arriving from Bansko, having taken advantage of the hut network to explore the Pirin National Park (Guide recommended).
The air is clean and gentle - benefiting from a Mediterranean and an alpine climate.
There is superb nature all around, and artists should pack a sketch pad.
There are other holiday homes here - all Bulgarian owned - and others under construction.
The house itself is renovated from a concrete construction common in the last years of Communism. It is a mix of the modern - such as the kitchen and excellent extension with high sloping roof - and the quirky - with access to the bedrooms and toilets from an external staircase at the rear of the property, and water via an electric pump - although all worked well during my stay.
The service is good from the people who look after the property, with initial contact and key drop-off working fine.
Well before the end of my 12 day stay, I felt relaxed and privileged to have experienced this superb natural environment.
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