The bat Barn, Guest House and Hunting Lodge - Keleviz, Hungary
  • 5Bedrooms
  • 10Sleeps
  • 5Bathrooms
The 3 floor building is from the early 1900, it was used to store grain. It was turned into a guest house, respecting its unique traditional character. The original wooden structure was preserved (including original beams, floors and ceilings), which

Surrounding Area

For our guests, we organise a whole range of activities aimed at discovering the beauties of Somogy County, of Southern Transdanubia and of Hungary. These activities include horse riding and horse riding holidays, nature tours and birdwatching, fishing and hunting

The Bat Barn from outside

Vacation Rental Property

Lehner Major bed and breakfast is a charming and traditional Hungarian manor house and farm complex set in 10 acres of beautiful paddocks and parkland with century old trees. The house was recently restored respecting its unique traditional character.It is furnished with period Hungarian pieces carefully selected by the owners. The B&B can accommodate up to 9 people in 4 bedrooms. A triple and a double room have en suite bathrooms. A double and a single room share a bathroom.


Map & Directions

Lehner Major, Keleviz, Hungary 8714

The Lehner Major Bed & Breakfast is 20 km South of Lake Balaton, between the villages of Keleviz and Gadany. Kaposvar and Keszthely are each approximately 40 kilometres from the bed & breakfast. DIRECTIONS from BUDAPEST to LEHNER MAJOR. From Budapest follow the signs to WIEN, BALATON, M1, M7. Stay on the M7 (Balaton), even when it becomes one lane, and continue Southwest along the Balaton.In the town of Balatonkeresztur, turn left (South) towards Balatonujlak, Marcali, and Barcs. Drive through Marcali and continue South on this road (68, direction Barcs) for 10km. Towards the end of the village of Keleviz, turn right towards Gad�ny. After about 2 km, on top of a hill, turn right (before Gad�ny) on a non-paved old horse-chestnut avenue. This avenue leads you to Lehner Major.

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Sleeps & # of Bedrooms

Possibility to rent the whole barn in Self-catering, or to rent a room (Bed and Breakfast)

Window With View


Katalin & Jozsef Hunyady  (View Profile)
The Bat Barn has two BAT Boxes, which are occupied!
We restored the old barn respecting its original structure and style to give it a very warm and unique atmosphere.
For the barn's floors we used almost exclusively local salvage material including wood, old bricks, decorated cement tiles and roof tiles. It all looks great!
We bought most furniture pieces and the doors in nearby villages. We renovated them only when we had to and not excessively.
The guest house heating and hot water system runs on wood that we cut in our own forests in the area. We also have solar panels for hot water.
We strive to reduce waste through composting and recycling.
Rainwater is collected to water the garden, the organic vegetable garden and for the farm (cows and horses).
Our cleaning materials and laundry soaps are home made with ash and organic products.
We garden without chemicals and produce organic vegetables and fruits. Our chickens are free ranged.
We provide cotton bedlinen, down duvet and towels.

We converted 20 hectares of intensive arable land around the Bat Barn into wooded pastures and meadows. Here we graze our horses and cows. We always privilege biodiversity and aesthetics over production. We do not use artificial fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides, rather we try to recreate habitats suitable for birds tied to traditional and extensive agriculture.
We favour local spices of trees and bushes like English Oak, Turkey Oak, Field Maple, Common Ash, Wild Pear, Hawthorne, Blackthorn and Elder and we get rid of alien invasive species as the Tree of Heaven, the Locust Tree and Oleaster.
To favour large beetles and nesting birds we left many large dead trees standing. We also planted hedges and tree-rows on field borders.
The hay on our meadows is cut as late as possible to maximise flower production and not to endanger breeding birds and mammals.
We only plant forests on arable land and not on grasslands. We plant indigenous species as opposed to fast-growing alien species. We strive to increase the age diversity as well as the vertical diversity of our woods.
We only employ locals and as far as possible use local and locally made products.
We are active members or the Provincial Nature Association of our County

Katalin & Jozsef Hunyady

Listing # RA-1025370

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