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Historic Bulgarian property goes on sale

Historic Bulgarian property goes on sale

Former socialist leader Todor Zhivkov's residence on the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, Bulgaria has gone on sale to the public.

Zhivkov was the controversial communist president of the People's Republic of Bulgaria from March 4, 1954 until November 10, 1989.

Priced at €3,135,000 his former palace, named the Aglika Residence, has plenty of impressive features including a gym, sauna, cinema room, ice pool, tennis court, two kitchens, double garage and an air raid shelter. The property is split into one large apartment and eight smaller apartments and could make a fantastic boutique hotel or private residence. It is located in a tranquil forest, only a 25 minute drive from Sofia and near to the ski pistes of Vitosha.

The property was also the scene of Zhivkov's house arrest, after he was tried by his party for embezzling government funds.

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