Pool Apartment – Casa Sophie

Size: 41 m2


  • 2 floors, open space (King size double bed on 1st floor/ sofa bed on ground floor)
  • Air condition
  • Large terrace/ Separate entrance
  • Wifi
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Bathroom/ Hair dryer

Booking Options:

  • Bed & Breakfast (Monday to Friday) – breakfast buffet included, daily menu/bar food dinner with local produce (on request)
  • Half board (Friday to Sunday/public holidays/summer holidays; minimum 2 nights) – breakfast buffet and 3-course Slow Food menu included in rate.


  • max. 4 persons (recommended for 2 adults and 2 children)

Price: from 120 EUR/night/2 pp. Bed & Breakfast (during the week), from 210 EUR/night/2 pp. Half board (weekends/public holidays)



The apartment is located in the new house built in neo-Brancovanesc style, Casa Sophie (annex to Grigorescu Mansion). It has two floors (ground floor and attic) and a spacious terrace with separate entrance, overlooking the outdoor pool and direct access to the garden and pool. The apartment has a double bed in the attic and a sofa bed on the ground floor, making it ideal for a family of two adults and two children (4 – 17 years). The apartment has its own bathroom.

Facilities at Grigorescu Mansion:

  • Garden pavilion
  • Terrace
  • Own garden with fruits and vegetable production
  • (Heated) Outdoor Swimming-pool (June to October, depending on the weather)
  • Pool bar & Chill-out area
  • Outdoor kitchen for cooking classes
  • Carpathian Fine Food shop
  • Children playground


Additional information

Check-in/ Check-out

Check – in: 14.00-21.00 h
Check – out: until 11.00 h


We have 4 private parking spaces (2 at the entrance of the villa and 2 in the courtyard). Please note that you can also park safely in the street in front of our location (one-way street, near the village church).


A buffet breakfast with local produce is included in all rates.

Bed & Breakfast (during the week/out of season): On request we offer a daily menu/bar food with local produce for dinner (15-25 EUR)

Half Board (weekends/public holidays/summer holidays): We offer a daily 3-course Slow Food Dinner (3 antipasti, main dish, dessert), based on fresh produce from our own mini-farm or available local produce (price, if not included in booking rate, 45 EUR pp.) Vegetarian and allergen-free menus are available on request. Please note that we do not have a restaurant open to the public. Lunches are available at weekends on request.
Read more about our Slow Food concept in the section "About us".

Dining Hours:
Breakfast 8.30 – 10.30
Dinner 19.00 – 21.30


Our bar offers a wide range of drinks, e.g. premium local wines from the Dealu Mare wine region, craft beers, natural fruit juices produced in the area, etc. Drinks are served in the dining room, pool bar or on the terrace. Water is complimentary.

Outside drinks are not permitted.

On request, we open the Pool Bar after 22.00 – open end (together with drinks from our bar). The Pool Bar can be heated in winter.


Activities at and around Grigorescu Mansion (max. 5 km):

• Hiking/ Biking along Buzau river or in the forests near Ratesti Monastery
• Visit of the hidden mud volcanoes in Berca (petrol volcanoes)
• Visit of Ratesti or Berca monastery
• Offroad tours
• GeoGate – Centru de informare GEOPARC UNESCO Ținutul Buzăului – Satuc
• Truffle hunting in the forests of Buzau (during the season for groups > 6 persons, upon request)
• Kayaking at Buzau river (max. 2 persons with guide, only for persons with basic water sports experience) – depending on the water level
• Fishing at Buzau river

Sightseeing/Activities in Buzau country:

• Mud Volcanoes near Scortoasa (15 km)
• Ciolanu Monastery and Sculpture Camp (21 km)
• Rafting (near Nehoiu, ca. 35 km)
• Lake Siriu (40 km)
• Wine tasting in the Dealu Mare wine area (e.g. Lacerta Winery, 45 km)
• Hiking tour to the Cave Churches of Buzau (ca. 40 km) (1 day trip with guide, only for persons with good physical conditions)
• Salt water spa in Sarata Monteoru
• For rainy days: Green Terra Spa in Magura (14 km)
• County Museum Buzau city (21 km)


In exceptional cases pets are allowed in the apartments for an extra charge of 10 EUR/night, if the owner guarantees proper care. Please ask before booking. Pets are not allowed in the restaurant.