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Charming lakeside house in the Stockholm archipelago

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms and guest house, can sleep 8 people

Centrally located on Ingaro Island in the Stockholm archipelago lies this charming traditional Swedish cottage with a large BBQ terrace overlooking a lake.

The house has a huge garden with plenty of flowers, raspberry bushes, cherry and apple trees. A sundeck is surrounding the house so that you can catch the sun anytime of the day and there is also a large sundeck right down by the lake.

The house has a lovely, big country kitchen and a large living room with an open fire place and both a lounge area and a dining area.

There is one double bedroom and another bedroom with two single beds, which makes the house ideal for a family with two children but as there is also a guest house on the ground with another double bedroom and a sofa bed, there is actually room for totally 8 people.

The house is decorated with antique Chinese arts and crafts mixed with some traditional Swedish country style furniture that gives the house a very homely feel.

The house also lies close to several nice beaches such as Stora and Lilla Sand as well as Bjorkvik harbour and beach with a cosy local restaurant right by the beach.

For those who prefer the big city rather than the beach, it is just a 25 minute ride to downtown Stockholm and just 10 minutes to Gustavsberg's harbour with nice cafes, shops and factory outlets.

More Details

Christina Petzall
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, swedish, mandarin
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

About Christina Petzall

We are a Swedish family who moved back to Sweden 4 years ago after having lived 19 years in Shanghai.

Christina Petzall purchased this farmhouse in 2014

Why Christina Petzall chose Värmdö

After living abroad for so many years we found this spot in the Stockholm archipelago which is so traditionally Swedish with the typical red wooden cottage, the greenery and the lake and the quietness and peacefulness of the location. We just fell in love with it. We purchased the Manor house belonging to the same estate already in 2008 and got the opportunity to purchase the neighbouring property in 2014 so that the whole estate is now again under the same owner.

What makes this farmhouse unique

You will have a perfectly quiet spot with its own lake where you can go swimming, fishing, rowing or just sit and watch the swans swimming by. In the winter, you can go skating on the ice and have hot chocolate and marshmallows by the BBQ by the lake or by the open fire place in the cosy cottage.

While being located at a quiet spot, it is still near to Stockholm City or the charming village of Gustavsberg, so there is really something for everyone to enjoy. There is also a golf course nearby and beautiful nature walks just around the corner from the house.


Värmdö Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Two bathrooms with shower cabin one in the main house and one in the guest house
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The guest cottage on the grounds has one bedroom with king bed and a sofa bed in the living room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Charming lakeside house in the Stockholm archipelago
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

beautiful place in the Stcckholm archipelago

  • 5 of 5

Kulla is a wonderful place .There is the most beautiful scenery, lovely quiet and clean and clear air, a paradise also for children . The house is very beautiful with well-kept garden down to the lake where you can swim. By the lake there is a beautiful covered terrace. The house is very charming and has everything you need. Hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place is a real find. It manages to combine what feels like a remote - and certainly very quiet - rural location with easy access both to central Stockholm (depending on traffic but around 30 minutes) and a range of beach/coastal locations in the archipelago. In particular the Nature Reserve at Björnö is within an easy 10 minute drive. That's the surroundings - the house and garden themselves are quite charming, comfortable, with much of the character of traditional Swedish country dwellings within spacious, well kept lawns. But the tour-de-force is the decking and barbecue area beside the lake at the bottom end of the garden. It's an ideal water play area for the whole family. If you don't fancy a swim, just pour yourselves a nice, relaxing drink at the end of a busy day's exploring and watch the sun go down - lovely!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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41564 Kaarst

What a wonderful place to relax!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for having such a relaxed time. It was sooooo charming and we had real good moments at your place, wich we will remember for a long time!

The houses (2!) fitted wonderfully and we did not miss anything!

Unfortunately we did not have more time to spend at Kulla, cause we went up all that way by car and had to do it in severall steps...

Anyway: whoever needs relaxation in perfect, go there and you won't forget nor regret it!

Thanks for all,

Roman, Monika, Janina and Daniel

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
O Learys Gustavsberg
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Stockholm Main Train station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Bjorkvik Bistro
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
Kulla Lake


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $665.78

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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