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About Us

Welcome to The Saxon House, a cozy retreat in the heart of Transylvania. Nestled in the small picturesque village Garbova, our guesthouse offers a perfect blend of traditional charm and modern comfort. In June 2021, we undertook a careful restoration of the building, trying to keep the spirit and the authenticity of the original fortified house while also bringing it the necessities for modern comfort and the purposes we indented to give to this traditional estate

Our Rooms

 

We offer five beautifully refurbished rooms, each designed to provide you with a comfortable and relaxing stay. Each room retains its traditional Saxon character while being upgraded to modern standards, ensuring you enjoy the best of both worlds.

Tours and Adventures

 

For the adventure enthusiasts, we offer guided motorcycle and car tours throughout Transylvania. Explore the stunning landscapes, historic sites, and hidden gems of this enchanting region with our expert guides.

Shared Amenities

 

Our property boasts a variety of shared amenities to enhance your stay:

  • Wine Cellar: Discover the rich flavors of local wines in our atmospheric wine cellar.

  • Restored Barn Lounge: Relax in our beautifully restored barn, now a cozy lounge area perfect for unwinding after a day of exploration.

  • Large Orchard: Stroll through our expansive orchard, a serene spot for a leisurely walk or a peaceful rest.

  • Fire Pit: Gather around the fire pit in the evenings for a warm and inviting experience under the stars.

  • Indoor and Outdoor Dining Areas: Enjoy your meals in our charming dining spaces, whether you prefer the cozy indoor area or the refreshing outdoor setting.

  • Shared Kitchen: Our large, fully-equipped kitchen in the restored barn is available for guests who enjoy preparing their own meals.

  • Orchard Hammock: Relax and unwind in the hammock nestled in our orchard, the perfect spot for a nap or some quiet reading.

At The Saxon House, we are dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable experience, combining the beauty and history of Transylvania with the comforts of modern living. We look forward to welcoming you and making your stay truly special.

About The Village

 We are located in the Southern Transylvanian Hills, in the old center of the historical Garbova village. Only 150 meters from us is the citadel, one of the oldest in Transylvania, dating back to 1241. Behind us, you will find the Romanesque basilica, a fortified church dating from the same period. In the nearby forest, on the top of a high hill, the ruins of a 14th Century medieval fortress overlook the village.

Restoration Pictures

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