May 28thVeranda dinner table for 4-6 guests
Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

On our premises, we have a genuine village bakery house from the 18th century.

Modern standard in a country style atmosphere, with a bathroom, kitchen and sleeping loft for two. Private entrance and a veranda for evening dinners in the sun

May 28th

May 28th

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: R1755 ZAR
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Moderate

Description

The Space

The cabin is situated about 400 meters from the sea, and nearby good hiking tracks, beaches and the Vaxholm harbour.

You can borrow bikes in the summer (new bought in May 2015) and cross country skiis in the winter. At times, the sea gets deep frozen allowing skating.

Other attractions are the historical views in the vaxholm city center, the canoe rental place just 500m from the house, or the ferries taking you either OUT exploring the archipelago or IN to Stockholm city , in just 1 hour.

The house is located in the Village of Ytterby, on a charming island called Resarö. We have a small beach on the south west side of the island, sun set cliffs and a nature reserve for trekking. You can easily walk or bike around the island costline to see the wooden summer houses from the beginning of the century.
Vaxholm is often referred to as the "port to the Stockholm archipelago" with 23 000 island to explore. The name Vaxholm comes from Vaxholm Castle, which was constructed in 1549 on an islet with this name on the inlet to Stockholm, for defense purposes, by King Gustav Vasa. The town of Vaxholm was established in 1558, when King Gustav Vasa bought some farms from Count Per Brahe (the elder). The designated coat of arms reminds of the fortifications as well as shipping industry.

In the 1880s, it became a popular spa town, and many wooded summer houses were built by people from Stockholm.
It was not until 1912 that it allowed houses to be built from materials other than wood, giving the town a distinctive appearance.

Check out the vaxholm website for events, video tours etc

Transportation:

Only 50 minutes from Stockholm Airport by car

Public bus transport is located only 150 meters from the house. To reach Stockholm downtown takes 45 minutes and to Vaxholm only 15 minutes. With the Waxholm ferry boats it will take one hour.

Ferries to Vaxholm harbour or Ytterby brygga on Resarö with waxholmsbolaget, waxholmsbolaget se/visitor/archipelago-traffic/plan-trip/

Bus itinerary to Ytterby (bus 670 or 680), sl se/en/Visitor/Plan-your-journey/

Come visit us!

Guest Access

Bicycles, parking, 150m to grocery store and the local restaurant, 400m to the sea and just around the corner is the nature reserve

Interaction with Guests

We enjoy interacting with our guests, helping you with whatever you need or ask for. Challenge us!


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events

Our bakery house is authentic and should be cared for, but it is not a rigid environment. Therefore, we shy away from strict rules but expect you to tune in to the environment. Holiday is meant to be an adventurous affair so we won't tell you what to do. We are here to accommodate you, advise and ensure that you have a pleasant stay.


Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Veranda dinner table for 4-6 guests

Veranda dinner table for 4-6 guests

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Your Host


Sofia

Sofia

Vaxholm, Sweden · Member since May 2012

I am Sofia, I love to travel and to meet other cultures in doing so. In 2007 me and my husband Christer moved from downtown Stockholm to the Island of Resarö, one of many archipelago Islands in the Stockholm area. We enjoy very much taking care of out guests in the bakery house, Its like travelling too, and we hope you will have a unique visit at our place!

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