The Hungarian Guide - Investing and retiring in Hungary

  • A stunning capital with unique setting A stunning capital with unique setting
  • walking and birdwatching paradise walking and birdwatching paradise
  • undisturbed nature rich in rare species undisturbed nature rich in rare species
  • enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track
  • Teeming with History Teeming with History
  • over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes
  • picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb
  • Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit
  • Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer
  • Tranquil Lake Balaton Tranquil Lake Balaton
  • Lush rolling hills of western Hungary Lush rolling hills of western Hungary
  • buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000.. buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000..
  • horsemen and nature lovers paradise horsemen and nature lovers paradise
  • Europe's second largest freshwater lake Europe's second largest freshwater lake
  • A paradise for watersport enthusiasts A paradise for watersport enthusiasts
  • Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature

Exciting new properties in the area of Dég

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We have just added these properties to our database which are located in my favourite area of Dég, known for outstanding natural beauty and excellent services.

Inexpensive farmhouse with farming land  £12 000
Traditional Hungarian farmhouse in a beautiful small town, only 20 km away from Lake Balaton. The built size of the property is 60 m² , 2000 m²  land and outbuildings belongs to the property. The house needs renovation also needs a new bathroom and a new kitchen. There is only 1 room in the house but it is possible to extend as 30% of the plot can be built in. Mains water, mains electricity, mains sewage, mains gas connected to the house. Heating is with gas convector. The house located in the end of the town.

Farmhouse with Wine Cellar, Outbuildings and Large Land £15 000 
We are pleased to offer traditionally built charming farmhouse with the typical long porch in a well served town. This house is priced low as it could benefit from renovation. It has a big piece of land with mature fruit trees, vinyard, a cellar and outbuildings which make this property ideal for a variety of uses: smallholding, holiday rental or even a retreat.
Located in the small town of Dég with approx 2500 inhabitants boasts 3 supermarkets, library, Internet café, bank, doctors, dentist, pub, general hardware shops, builders merchant, café and  butchers. There is also a private fishing lake,a horse riding school and a beautiful neoclassical castle (a listed monument) and there are a lot of rarities in the 62 acre highly protected park of the castle. Lake Balaton is 28 kms and Siófok, a city with all amenities and a thermal spa called Galerius is half an hour by car. There are other British owners in this town.

Good Size Family House Close To Lake Balaton, Thermal Spa £16 500
This is a cute house with a lovely big garden in a medium sized well served village. The house is a traditionally built charming farmhouse and could benefit from upgrading (the owner had a quote for 10.000 GBP for the renovation). There is a 40 m² outbuilding and several mature trees and vegetable patch. 

20-30% ready family house located a nice but quiet part of the village. £17 000
The built size of the property is 90 m². In the house could be 2 bedrooms, kitchen-diner, bathroom. Mains water, mains electricity, mains gas, septic tank is on the plot. Plot size is 1000 m². This property located 15 km from Dég, village called MÁTYÁSDOMB.

Charming Family House With Summer Kitchen Close To Lake Balaton £21 600
We are happy to present this charming farmhouse which could benefit from upgrading though it is habitable as such. It has gas convector heating, outbuildings, a summer kitchen. Plot size is 1440 m².  Mains water, mains electricity, mains gas, septic tank is connected. It lies on 0.3 acres of land, there are several established fruit trees a lawned area and a vegetable patch.

Newly built, stunning house in a lovely village £68 500
This new built family house located in a nice but quiet part of the village. The built size of the property is 80 m² plus the loft. On the ground floor there are: entrance hall, kitchen-diner, living room, bathroom, 1 bedroom, toilet. In the loft space there are: 3 bedrooms, bathroom. The condition of the property is very good, only need a little bit of refreshment work. Mains water, mains electricity, mains gas connected to the house. Gas central heating in the house. From the living room opens a nice patio, that can be used all year. Large garage, cellar and storage belong to the property. Plot size is 1200 m².

Traditional Farmhouse with Outbuildings, Wine cellar and Large Plot £23 000
Traditional Hungarian long type farmhouse in a beautiful small town, only 20 km away from Lake Balaton. The built size of the property is 70 m² , 1800 m²  land and large outbuildings belongs to the property. The house needs renovation also needs a new bathroom and a new kitchen. There are 2 large bedrooms, entrance hall, kitchen, bathroom. Mains water, mains electricity, mains sewage, mains gas connected to the house. Heating is with gas convector. These are two entrances, new PVC doors and windows. Fruit trees, wine cellar and farming land belongs to the house.

Charming farmhouse adjacent to a forest £24 500
This is a cute house with a lovely big garden in a small, relaxed  village. The house is a traditionally built charming farmhouse with the typical long porch and could benefit from renovation. It is located in a lovely part of the town and right behind the property is a forest, brilliant for nature lovers.  The house has new roof, 2 new PVC doors and 1 new PVC window. At the moment there is only 1 bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom but it is possible to extend the house. Garage, cellar, fruit trees, nice flowers, walnut tree in the garden. Mains water, mains electricity, mains gas, mains sewage is connected. Gas central heating in the house.

Traditional Hungarian farmhouse in a beautiful small town, only 20 km away from Lake Balaton.  £ 28 800
The built size of the property is about 90 m² , 1500 m²  land and outbuildings, garage, cellar belongs to the property. The house in a good condition, it has new PVC doors and windows, shutters, nice bathroom, only need some modernization. There are a long corridor, 3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen with diner and bathroom in the house.  Mains water, mains electricity, mains sewage, mains gas connected to the house. Heating is with gas convector. Large farming land with fruit tress and a small vineyard.

Unique Family House With Large Barn And Outbuildings £47 800
This 180 m² characteristic family house located in the centre of the village, only a few minutes walk from shops, restaurants, pubs. In the house there are 2 large bedrooms with big window high ceiling and nice wooden floor, the kitchen and the bathroom needs renovation. The entrance hall is like a patio with lots a windows. Good size living room and work-room. Plot size is 1600 m².  Mains water, mains electricity, mains gas, mains sewage is connected. Gas central heating in the house. There are some outbuildings, large barn, cellar, 5 fruit trees, flowers and vineyard. The property needs some renovation but after the work it could be a lovely, unique family house.

The small town of Deg with approx 2500 inhabitants boasts 3 supermarkets, library, Internet café, bank, doctors, dentist, pub, general hardware shops, builders merchant, café and  butchers. There is a beautiful neoclassical castle (a listed monument) and there are a lot of rarities in the 62 acre highly protected park of the castle.

There is an 11 acre private fishing lake, which can be fished with permits issued by the village fishing association. www.deg-parkto.hu ( click on  Fotogaleria). Regularly restocked and managed the lake contains large carp, cat fish and zander  (Pike – Perch).  A further 8 excellent fishing lakes within a 8 mile radius of the village. A river flows in and out of the lake.

A small riding school is within walking distance of the village. One of Hungary’s most renown and best equestrian centres (Kaboka) can be found only 8 miles away at Kabokapuszta. Both riding schools operate on a pay as you go basis (approx £8 per hour). The Kaboka centre offers riding camp holidays for overseas visitors and the instructors are fluent in English. http://www.kaboka.com/en_home.html
Several other restaurants can be found within a 10 – 15 minute drive away. Only 20 mins drive from Lake Balaton ( Balatonvilágos ) and approx 35 mins drive from summer resort of Siófok on the southern shore of Lake Balaton. 9 miles from Enying & the M7 motorway linking the Adriatic coast and Budapest.