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About the homestead

Barono vila offering a modern and and eco-friendly way for rural retreat in Anykščiai district, near Svėdasai, in Butėnų village, has been open and developing since 1998. This is a unique paradise-like and luxurious rural retreat created by a man and nature working in cooperation: a wide and deep fish pond, deer and fallow deer grazing in the paddock, Gotland sheep, pine forests full of mushrooms and berries, clear lakes and the tourist-favoured bends of the river Šventoji.

Our aim: a satisfied and returning guest.

Vision: the nature and beautiful environment harmonizing people.

Mission: a unique place that will inspire you.

About

We love living and working here, watching the close-up of changing seasons and the laws of nature defy the time. Great attention in the rural retreat is placed on nature conservation, the use of advanced technology and renewable energy sources.

Barono vila and all of its authentic surroundings – this is our way of life; the place that inspires us and you for good deeds and warm personal relations.

  • The luxurious farmstead was established in 1998, in a recreational area of 4 hectares.
  • Member of the Lithuanian Rural Tourism Association (LKTA) since 2001.
  • In 2014, LKTA rated the luxurious farmstead with the highest 5-stork grade.
  • Barono vila on LKTA website.
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Visit us

Visit us with your family or friends, to relax, to hold a wedding or anniversary event, to organize a conference, a seminar or a corporate event.

  • Our business is mainly focused on accommodation, catering and events. We can accommodate and treat up to 60 people at Barono Vila.
  • Other activities include outdoor recreation, education and entertainment.
  • The venue manager and the personell working at the homestead are at your service.
  • The red deer, fallow deer and Gotland sheep are raised in the paddocks. Meet these wonderful creatures at close up.

We‘ll be happy to welcome you!

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HISTORY

When you visit Barono vila you will come to know more than only a modern and well-developed homestead; but also the stories and legends woven in its walls and the surroundings.

As far back as in 1919, our ancestors worked the land and had their homes built on the hill, on the outskirts of Butėnai village. Our grandfather was a respected elder of Butėnai village. Once the World War II was over, his son, Povilas (Briedis (the Moose)) joined the guerrilla war; his family was deported to Siberia and scattered; houses and the large garden were destroyed.

We came here from the city, after the restoration of Lithuania’s Independence, restored our rights to the grandparents’ land and started living here. In 1991, we started developed the homestead on an empty land plot, near the forest. And 50 years after the destruction, there were again: new buildings standing, a new pond excavated, and a new garden started.

The history of the old homestead is preserved in the nearby mature forest, mossy stones, old photos, and in our hearts. In the memory of the old homestead, there is a Lithuanian Pensive Christ resting on the hill.

The family history is very important to us, because it has made us what we are today and what we can be proud of.

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