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1 Bedroom
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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

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May 28th

May 28th

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The Space
Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1


Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $130
Cancellation: Moderate


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.

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


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/

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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!

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

2 nights minimum stay


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About the Host, Sofia

Vaxholm, Sweden
Member since May 2012
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour


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