The Hungarian Guide - Investing and retiring in Hungary

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Stunning house with big gardens and barn in a lovely well served village £ 107500 / € 118250

Size of land relative to a typical football pitch

Property code: sd029
Region: South of Lake Balaton
Address: Enying, Magyarország
Type: Houses
Floor space: 123m2
Land size: 0.4 acre
Bedrooms: 2
Rooms: 1 kitchen, 1 bathroom, 2 w.c. 1 entrance hall, 1 walk in store cupboard, 2 double bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 dining room, 1 study
Utilities: mains water, mains gas, mains electricity, sewers, cable TV, internet,
Extras: Outbuildings, Vineyard or fruit trees,
Heating: gas convector, wood burner,
Comments: beautiful house with great potential
Condition: very good,
Layout templom 2016

Full description

Just move in and drop your bags! This stunning house was lovingly renovated by the present owner who made Hungary her home over 10 years ago moving from the uk. She is selling her beautiful home just because she needs a smaller one but is hoping to stay in the same area. The property boast a lovely big garden with mature trees and has a massive barn that can be easily converted into a holiday letting- or any other purpose.
The garden is simply laid out to lawn, with various trees.  There is a walnut tree, a cherry tree, a sour cherry tree, a mulberry tree, several elderflower trees and some conifers, and some acacia trees. There is a hardstanding for the pool which measures 15’ diameter by 4’6” deep. The Barn is of solid brick, rendered construction, with heavy old beams and brick floor, the roof tiles need replacing. The entrance drive has a large sliding metal framed wooden clad gate and opens up to parking for 6 cars or more. There is a small patio, dining area by the entrance door which is at the back of the house.
The property is an unusual property with high ceilings of 3.3m .  All the doors to the rooms are double doors. The house is known as a Masters house, and as such was constructed with above average materials.
About the village:  Enying is  a small town, with several supermarkets including Lidl & Penny Market. It has a restaurant that has apartments to let above it. It has a couple of café’s an ice cream parlour.  It has hardware and electrical goods shops as well as several builders yards.  There are also a couple of car parts shops.
There is a post office, pharmacy, several GP’s.  A brand new clinic housing GP’s and visiting specialists is about to open with the latest equipment. There is a dentist, a holistic masseur and physiotherapist, a vet and a hairdressers.
Nearest spa:  Galerius in Siofok, some 15 minutes drive away (This has several pools, sauna and salt room plus cafe restaurant).  The famous Heviz thermal lake is approx. 1 hour 15 minutes drive away and is easily reached via the M7 motorway.
Nearest town:  Siofok, this is a resort town, busy in season with many festivals, hotels, restaurants, tourist type stalls as well as a cinema, train station, small shopping mall.  The centre of town was rebuilt some 8 years ago and has the water tower in which you can go to the top and view the surrounds villages for miles.  It also has many beautiful sculptures in modern materials in the town square as well as several water features.  At the lake you have several beach areas, for safe swimming. Pedalos for hire as well as bicycles for hire or you can go on a pleasure cruise for an hour or two around the lake.
Distance to Lake Balaton:  6km = 7 minutes by car to Balaton Vilagos with its fantastic vantage view point high up above lake Balaton and you can see the lake for as far as the eye can see.  And then you can drive two minutes down the winding road to the strand (beach area) at the Lake in Balatonvilagos.
Distance to the airport: Budapest Liszt Ferenc airport  1 hour 30 minutes   129km,
Vienna airport: 304km = 3hrs 9 mins, Bratislava airport 206km =2hr 51min, Zagreb airport 258km = 2hr 54 mins.
Are there expats around:  There are several English families whom have bought in Enying and also in the surrounding villages.  They are of various ages, but predominantly in their early to late fifties.  They have all found making friends is so much easier here and there are many opportunities to socialise with both social English and Hungarian families if you so desire.
There are also good opportunities to see international stars at the Budapest Sports Arena, with the likes of Andrea Bocelli, Brian May, Lord of the dance,(Michael Flatley), Michael Buble, are just a few who have played there with seats at prices far cheaper than the UK.

 

Description of area

The south of Lake Balaton area covers Somogy, Tolna and Baranya counties, all noted for lush rolling hills, rich fertile soil and historic cities. There are famous wine growing areas here like South Balaton, Szekszárd or Villány-Siklós. There are also several protected areas belonging to the Duna-Dráva National Park, like Gemenc, Zselic or Mecsek, there are beautiful forests rich in wildlife. The main cities of Pécs, Kaposvár and Szekszárd are centres of study, trade and entertainment. This area is easily accessible from Budapes, Zagrab or Graz airports.

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