Island house with garden on the Swedish west coast

Island house with garden on the Swedish west coast

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Family House with big green garden set on the small island Björkö just outside Gothenburgh.
The house is split into two apartments and we live in one of them. The small flat on top floor sleeps 2-4 and is also available for the bigger family on request.
The main flat in the house has 2 bedrooms on the ground floor and 1 on the first floor. One bedroom with a bunk bed and one with a double bed, further there is also a spare one double bedroom on first floor. 1 small bathroom with a small bath and shower.
The kitchen eats 4 to 6 people and has all the comforts that you need.
The garden is big and has apple, pear and plum trees and there is also lots of berry bushes. We also have a barbecue area with wooden outside furniture, perfect for evening summer meals.

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More about us

  1. We are a family that has moved back to our roots on this gorgeous little island that I was born on. My husband is 41 years old and runs his own web company working with charities an i am 36 years old and currently a stay at home mum.
    We have a 3 year old daughter and a 1 year old boy. We also have a small cat that needs attentio during your stay at us, no cat litter to take away as she is an outdoor cat :)
    In our spare time I do riding and my husband goes fishing with my fathers small fishing boat.
    We are an active family that love the outdoors.We have mostly gone on simple holidays such as camping, skiing and sailing. We will consider swapping houses non simultaneously.
    We love to go to unexploited places but will also consider big cities for shorter holidays. Suprise us please!!!!!

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

The house is set in the middle of the island with 300 meters to the nearest shop and about 500 meters to the harbour and the sea that offers good fishing.
There are a few small cliff-beaches set within a 5 to 10 min walking distance.
The island also has its local fishmonger and a brilliant gastro pub set with sea views.
The only way to get to Björkö is by taking your car on the 5 min ferry crossing only.
Björkö is situated just outside Göteborg, and it’s easy to see that fishing has played an important role for centuries. The harbour in Björkö is still the natural centre of the island and an attractive meeting place during summer.

The fabulous location of Björkö between Göteborg and the summer resort Marstrand has attracted holidaying summer guests since the 19th century. The seaside resort atmosphere is still enjoyed today and in the harbour boat tourists, summer guests and locals meet for a walk in the evening sun or a bite to eat in the inviting tavern by the harbour.
Björkö also has sea kayaks for hiring which is a perfect way to discover the gorgeous archipelago of small islands just outside the island.

Gothenburgh city is a 5 min ferry crossing and a 20 min drive away and offers brilliant restaurants,nightlife, shopping,huge fun park Liseberg and lots of museums etc.
The airport Landvetter is 50 min drive and the closer airport is Gothenburgh Säve which is about a 20 min drive.

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