Traditional and modern Swedish villa near Stockholm. Calm and beautiful
Country house, rural with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 7, 1 bathroom(s), floor area of 125 m2 (1345 sq.ft), car optional, children OK, pets OK, NO smoking, including internet (highspeed), number of travellers: 4
2) December 19 2014 - January 05 2015
dates are flexible!
Where we want to go
- We like to go anywhere, surprise us!!
- We are mostly interested of changing to Portugal but also other destinations are interesting, all over the world!
Description of our house
100 years old, modern renovated very nice apartment only 30 minutes from Stockholm City Centre by public communication.
The apartment is bright, with big windows and the traditional style kept in a modern version. The house used to be a school in the beginning of 19:th century. Today it is divided into apartment on the upper floor and the Swedish church has a place for celebrations like weddings or baptism on the ground floor. In summertime there are mostly no activities on the ground floor. The church beside is open once a month.
The apartment has a charming planning with various levels of floor and height in the roof. The rooms are all big and bright. The entrance is on the backside of the house and there is also the garden and terrace with possibilities for BBQ.
When enter the house there is first the hallway with good space for jackets and shoes. From there you take the stairs up to the apartment. We have three bedrooms, of which two are used as children rooms for our girls, 10 and 7 years old. The smaller of them has a 105 cm bed and the bigger has a bunk bed where two persons can sleep. Both rooms has wardrobes and writing desk. The master bedroom has a high quality bed of Tempur in the size of 160cm.
The living room has a open planning with big windows and a beautiful view of the landscape and the old church, also you see a magnificent sunset... There is a big sofa, armchair and a dining place for 10 persons. There is a television, a DVD player an a wii game.
The kitchen is full equipped with modern oven, freezer, fridge, water boiler, coffee machine, espresso machine etc.
The bathroom is big with a shower, washing machine and a dryer.
Accommodation and facilities
Central heating, tv / cable, sofa, carpet
Kitchen and washing:
Freezer, fridge, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Balcony, terrace, parking, garden, barbecue, bicycles
Mountain biking, horse riding, tennis, hiking, swimming, golfing, fishing
Local places to go:
Galleries/museums, health club, fine restaurants, good shopping, country club, nightlife, clubbing
English, deutsch, swedish
Nearest major airport:
Arlanda (stockholm), 33 km / 21 mile
Children ok, pets ok, no smoking, including internet (highspeed), car optional
= marks the location of this home
offers heated outdoor swimming pools,
one of which is a 50-meter pool. The
complex opens in mid-May and closes
in late August or early September. Or
enjoy the beaches at our local lakes,
Långsjön and Bergsjön
Sports halls: Bällstaberg, Karby,
Tellus, Hammarbacken, Hjälmsta and
Sports grounds: Vallentuna IP
(sports ground) (no.12), with track and
field arena, football fields, exercise
trails and two ice-skating rinks. There
are also privately owned indoor tennis
courts and a small sports hotel.
Össeby IP (no.14), with track and field
arena, football field and exercise trails.
Youth centres: Nova, the biggest
drop-in facility for leisure time activities.
There are also three smaller centres,
see the website: http://www.nova-uh.se
Hiking trail: Roslagsleden goes
from Danderyd, via Täby and Vallentuna,
Canoeing: Parts of Långhundraleden
from the Viking era are
among the province of Uppland’s finest
areas for canoeing. Hire canoes and
accessories from the ”FF”.
Nature reserve: Björkby, at
the north shore of the Vallentunasjön
lake, is a popular area for country
strolls. In the spring you can see hundreds
of protected pasqueflowers in
bloom. Angarnssjöängen, is the
leading lake in the county for birds. Also
in the area are many ancient monuments
and a widely varied countryside.
Bromseby and Exerman-Hersby, two nature reserves on either
sid of the Tärnan lake in eastern Vallentuna,
feature virgin forests and many
Weather permitting, ”FF” ploughs many
kilometers of ice-skating tracks when
the Vallentunasjön lake freezes over.
Associations: Vallentuna offers a
wealth of associations for almost every
Examples of privately
owned recreation facilities:
Bowling hall with 9 lanes, Tuna
torg 2, basement.
Centrum Bio, a movie theatre at
the junction of the streets Banvägen
Golf: Five clubs
Riding: This is a horse-lover’s
paradise, with seven riding clubs, the
largest of which is Vallentuna
Ridklubb at Vallentuna Ridcentre
with just over 1,100 members.
Shooting: Four shooting clubs,
indoors/outdoor shooting ranges.
Private aviation: The Vallentuna
Aviation Association (Aviatörförening)
has its private airfield
Tennis: Two tennis halls and a few outdoor court
Something about ourselves
We are a family of me, Katariina, my husband Marc, our daughters Saga 10 years and Selma 7 years + our little dog Jack. I'm working for the government and Marc is a college teacher in sports and German. We like travelling, outdoor activities and just relaxing home meeting friends and family.
We are orderly, friendly and will take good care of the home we can borrow!
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If you don't arrange an exchange the first year, your second year is free.