|Minimum Stay||4 - 7 nights|
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Our 6 bedroom summer villa is located at the end of a little private road up against a little forest, private and very child friendly. There are 4 terraces furnished with nice outdoor furniture. The villa has 6 double bedrooms including 1 large family room (35 kvm) sleeping 4 comfortably, (like a small studio apartment ) 5 bathrooms, wireless internet all over the house ,4 TV, video, Large living room and an adjoining living/dining room with access to an open kitchen with a breakfast bar. The house is furnished in a classy Scandinavian contemporary style with a combination of new and antique mix that is both homey and stylish at the same time.
Hornbaek is the favorite beach resort town for the people living in Copenhagen, only 30 miles/45 km from the center of Copenhagen. The famous white sandy beach with lots of sand dunes is 26 km long which is merely a 5 minute walk from our summer villa and with the town only a 5 minute walk away it is very convenient distance to the many charming restaurants and shops. The area is both very attractive, safe, convenient and child friendly and there is now a wonderful spa with an outside thermal heated pool with many health facilities as well only 200 meters from the villa. A perfect location for families who want a carefree holiday home in a exceptionally beautiful neighborhood with only a 5 minute walk to both a beautiful sandy beach as well 5 minute walk to around 10 restaurants and 4 supermarkets and a wonderful french/danish bakery you can bike to in just a few minutes. You can literally park your car and walk or bike to everything within minutes, avoiding spending precious vacation time in your car.
Leisure activities nearby:
Louisiana Museum: We recommend to visit the Louisiana Museum for Modern Art located in Humlebaek which is 13 km from our villa. Louisiana Museum is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Denmark and a great place to spend the day inside or outside or both.
The scenery and surroundings of the museum is incredible and very child friendly located next to the ocean where you can stroll around in the park and enjoy the art. There is a special kids section where the kids can play outside or be doing art themselves under supervision while the parents can concentrate on the great art work and events inside and outside.
Kronborg Castle - Hamlet's castle: William Shakespeare wrote the famous play Hamlet which takes place at Elsinore castle. The castle is 12 km away from our villa and it can easily be reached by car or by train or bus which are running every 1/2 hour.
Fredensborg Castle is another smaller castle only 12 km away set in beautiful surroundings next to a large lake.
Frederiksborg Castle, probably the most beautiful Renaissance castle in Northern Europe is only 18 km from our villa. The castle is surrounded by water and is stunning looking with it majestic towers.
The city of Hilleroed surrounding the castle is also a beautiful merchants town with plenty shopping facilities.
We are a Danish/US couple with 3 children/young people that live, study and work internationally. We are surprised and humbled that so many different nationalities from all over the world appreciate and take such great care of our villa during their stay.
Therese & Poul Christoffersen, Owners purchased this villa in 1998
We are in outskirts of a small preserved forest only 3-4 minutes from a wonderful white sandy beach with big dunes and clean ocean water.
On a sunny summer day you will be surprised to see hundreds of people on the beach which is big enough to accommodate everybody and still offer privacy in the dunes.
Hornbaek village is adorable and we have 4 supermarkets, 10 restaurants, 3 sushi/pizza/burger shops, fantastic french/danish bakery, great local shopping with a mix of new and old, gallery, local market on weekends - all within 5 minutes of walking from our summer villa.
Apart from the beach, museums, castles, amusement parks, 7 golf courses, the forest with its wonderful walking/bike trails there are lots of other things to do.
Our villa is situated north of Copenhagen and it offers easy access by car and public transportation to and from Copenhagen in 45-60 minutes.
Sweden is across the ocean and when you are on the beach you can look across the water at Sweden 4-5 km or less than 4 miles. Take the train/car to Helsingor/Elsinore and the ferry across and you are in Sweden less than an hour after you left our villa. Though the Scandinavia countries share thousands of years of history and there are many resemblances they still differ not only in language but also in landscape. You don't have to drive far and suddenly you have mountains and deep forests and houses that look very different from what you will see in Denmark. If you have the time and the energy it is definitely worth your while
We're deeply in love with this lovely villa in Hornbaek and keep on returning year after year during our summer vacation. The perfect beach, the beautiful lakes and the lovely old fishing village that also holds some excellent little restaurants, makes the area fantastic for recreational activities. This house has a perfect location, it is calm and quiet, with both shopping and the beach within a short walking distance. It is very well equipped and there are many rooms, so it is very convinient for two or even three families to stay there together. Especially the gathering of the big family around the barbecue in the garden during the late summer evenings have been wounderful for us. And the morning coffee does never ever taste any better than it does together with fresh bread from the splendid bakery on the main street, taken on the sunny back-side of the house after a quick morning swim ! / Fredrik and family
This spacious house lies at the end of a cul de sac guaranteeing complete privacy,, important for a large group such as ours. The beautiful beaches of Hornbaek are a 5 minute walk over sand dunes and shops are also within easy walking/biking distance. The area has bike trails and the house provides a ping pong table and croquet set . The owners were very helpful , All in all this was one of the best vacations that we have experienced.
A few years ago our family decided to gather our family for a reunion in Denmark. With our standards and expectations always high, we happened upon this wonderful large home in Hornbaek. Wow, what a slice of heaven! There were 11 of us in our group, ranging from 3-86 years old. Simply said, this large home had all the subtle elegance and "creature comforts" of our home, but with the Danish flair for design that we knew about only from magazines that we get in America. It's location -- close to a sweet beach with soft sand which met up with tiny beach restaurants you could walk/bike to, speciality shops in the Town, and also close to the train to get us into Copenhegan, it was the best of the country-beach community with Copenhagen at our finger tips. We'll be back, I just hope they are still renting it!
Hornbaek is a true gem and has been a very popular beach resort for many years .It is a charming chic beach resort town close by Copenhagen and only a 20 minute ferry ride away from Sweden. People love visiting Hornbaek because of its´ famous beach and the wonderful forests that stretch along the coast line. Hornbaek has a popular resort for years and was an attractive place for many famous impressonist painters to congregate due to its very special light during the summer season. The village has many great restaurants and posh shops which are open 7 days a week. We are only a 5 minute walk to all shops and restaurants and the beach from the house which is located very privately up to the forest, the last house on a dead end street and therefore great for families with small children. Hornbaek is the town of the famous designer Ilse Jacobsen who has also recently opened a wellness spa/restaurant which comprises many facilities, including a 34 degree outdoor heated swimming pool open year round and is located only a 5 minute walk from our villa. It was recently nominated as one of the 100 best spas in a recent international travel poll.
Hornbaek has great traffic connections to the many popular tourist attractions located north of Copenhagen such as the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaek, Hamlet's Castle Kronborg in Helsingor where the famous Shakespeare play is on every summer performed by world famous actors that come here year after year. There is also Told Kammarat in Helsingør where famous musicians perform during the summer. Tegners Museum is a gem located only a 10 minute bike ride away and filled with outdoor sculptures in nature and has an impressive museum with sculptures made by the famous Rudolf Tegner. Other castles of great beauty are Frederiksborg, Fredensborg with the famous Royal Orangeriet and lovely park and lake with canoe rentals and H.M. the Queens Castle Amalienborg in Copenhagen
Hornbaek has 7 golf courses nearby, tennis courts, walking and bike paths along the coast line, seafood and international restaurants, cafes, shops and several supermarkets.
Golf: We have 7 great golf courses within 15 minutes of driving from our villa. There is also a wonderful playground right on the beach for families where there is a grill and many picnic tables right by the harbour. It has just been written up in destination travel magazine as 1 of 100 must do activities in Europe. For the cozy village there are a whole lot of activites and things to do and places to eat and they are all within a 10 minute walk from our villa and 4 supermarkets all a 5 minute walk/bike ride away.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 20 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
late summer/early fall
Aug 21 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$840|
There is a 200 pound cleaning charge and a 300 pound security charge
You can either bring your own linens or we can provide both towels and sheets for 10 pounds per person
Electricity and water charges will be deducted from your security deposit. By limiting the use of the dryer and hanging clothes outside will keep your electricity charges down. A notebook is provided to add ingoing and outgoing meter readings