The old building on the Yalta embankment was bought by the Rotaru family in the 1990s. In 2008, the artist decided to equip the house with an elite hotel with 12 rooms. The most luxurious cost 80 thousand rubles. per day. But in 2019, the hotel closed "for renovation". A year later, Villa Sofia appeared on real estate websites with a price of 25 million euros. But there was no buyer. In an interview, Sofia's sister Aurika said: “Everything is worth it. Until better times".
The owners of the villa in Ukrainian times were the son of the artist Ruslan Evdokimenko and his wife. But, if the hotel continued to operate in the Russian Crimea, it is possible that the former owners (or one of them) received Russian citizenship and registered their activities in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation. Sofia Rotaru. The trouble of the "farmer". Nazism came for loved ones of Sofia Rotaru More
Another house in which Rotaru has invested a lot of money is a three-story mansion with an area of 400 square meters. m in the village of Nikita. Next door to the famous Nikitsky Botanical Garden. All Ukrainian presidents came here for the singer's birthdays: Kuchma, Yushchenko, Yanukovych. This property is also registered on Evdokimenko. It can cost from 55-60 million rubles.
And at the end of the 2000s, the Crimean government leased a plot of 14 acres to Rotaru for 50 years for individual residential construction. A boathouse was built there, and the land was planned to be used for growing organic vegetables for the Villa Sofia restaurant. The fate of this site and its status are currently unknown. According to the laws of the Russian Federation, foreigners cannot own land in the border areas, which include the southern coast of Crimea. But they can be tenants.
The apartment is 170 sq. m in the center of Yalta, which the Evdokimenko-Rotaru family was given under the USSR, the singer sold long ago.