Where to find a real Russian dacha: 3 major types of country dwellings

The Moscow suburbs offer three basic types of property: cottage settlement, antique dacha settlement, and village. What's the difference? Let's talk to an estate agent.

When choosing a region to purchase suburban real estate, many buyers give preference to well-forested areas in the vicinity of a large body of water or not far from a famous antique dacha settlement, such as Peredelkino.

The picturesque scenery found in such locales, and the proximity to historical sites where well-known politicians, creative intellectuals, and celebrities lived and live, attract many potential residents.

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