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Transylvanian Family Home

Strada Petofi Sandor nr 88 Sacuieni
£75,000

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A three Bedroom Detached Family Home, Transylvania, Romania

Location! Location! Location!
Great property, kept in pristine conditions, located on the connecting road to Hungary. Train Station, Bus Station within walking distance. It has access to two different streets, making this property desirable and completely detached from its neighbours. It is only 800 metres from the town centre, banks, restaurants and shops. It is located around 42 km north-east of Oradea, in the proximity of the Hungarian border in Bihor County, western Transylvania, Romania.

The Oradea International Airport is only 30 minutes drive away. The nearest Hungarian city Debrecen is within reach in 30 minutes as well by car.

About Sacuieni, Transylvania
The town has a population of 11,000. The first written record of the town’s name dates back to 1217. Then its name arose in 1278 as Zekulhyd and in 1325 as Zekulhyda whose meaning is the bridge of Székely in Hungarian, and according to a legend, Székelys were settled down here to guard the bridge of Ér as early as the 10th century.

In 1417, Hungarian king Sigismund gave Székelyhíd the right of organizing a fair. Soon afterwards, it also got the right that the fair to be weekly scheduled. In 1514, it was occupied by György Dózsa’s army and then in 1661, it was also occupied by the Ottoman army. As a condition of the peace treaty of Vasvár, the town’s castle was destroyed in 1665. From 1691 it was part of the Habsburg Monarchy up until the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867. Thereafter it became part of the Kingdom of Hungary within Austria-Hungary.

After the break-up of Austria-Hungary in 1918/1920, the town became part of Romania. As a result of the Second Vienna Award, it returned to Hungary between 1940 and 1945. Since then it has been part of Romania.

 

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  • Published: 2017-12-15 10:37:19
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