Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holiday paradise in the Stockholm Archipelago, 1 hour from central Stockholm

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Spacious, comfortable, well-equipped, with sauna, pier, rowing boat and bikes

Kalix Hus is a big, family-friendly house, wonderfully situated by the sea. It faces south, has beautiful views and its own pier. Rental includes the separate guest house and this is a perfect spot for 2 families planning a holiday together. Originally built in 1750 in Kalix, in the north of Sweden, the main house was rebuilt on Ljusterö 15 years ago, with all modern comforts - the best of old and new. The deck is a fabulous suntrap. A large garden sweeps down in front of the house and there is a forest behind. An old-fashioned fence encloses the whole property, useful when there are small children and dogs. Downstairs in the main house there are two large entertaining rooms, an open fireplace and a well-equipped kitchen and a lavatory. Upstairs there is a large main bedroom, a big bathroom with a shower and washing machine, an open area and a huge bedroom which children love to pile into and share! The little house sleeps 4 in two rooms and has its own bathroom and kitchen.

The owners of Kalix Hus are English. When they lived in Stockholm they visited the house most weekends, always finding it painful to leave on a Sunday evening. Now they live back in the UK, they miss it terribly and visit whenever possible, which sadly isn't often. It is a special place, and everyone who visits has a wonderful time. We hope you do too.

More Details

Yvonne Skanlert Werner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a very pleasant stay in the house. The weather was great so we could enjoy the beautiful water and boat facilities. The house has a wonderful garden and also everything inside is well equipped and perfectly OK for the best holiday! We will definitely come back to this beautiful place.

Stockholm is a cool city with plenty to do for everyone. Only one hour drive and we are in the calming nature of the relaxing island. This is a dream come true! The house has everything. Very good kitchen equipment and outside BBQ, boat, sauna, karaoke and movies, blueberries and sunshine.
Aug 2015
  • 1 of 2


Österåker Ö House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main house
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Little House
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Main House
    Bathroom 4 - shower , In sauna hut
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Beds can be moved around to suit requirements. There are also 4 sets of screens to divide the big bedroom up for more privacy if required.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Please do not smoke inside the house. The water comes from wells on site and is safe to drink, but you may prefer to buy bottled water as the well water can taste a little different.


4.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Holiday paradise in the Stockholm Archipelago, 1 hour from central Stockholm
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful peaceful retreat

  • 4 of 5

We had a wondefully relaxing week at Kalix Hus. This was our first holiday in Sweden and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The house is in the most beautiful setting wtih wonderful views and a real sense of tranquility. We enjoyed taking trips out in the rowing boat and braver members of the group enjoyed swimming and the sauna. The owners were very generous with giving advice before we set off which made us feel welcome before we even arrived. Our little boy loved the space and the toys and books provided in the house. We cooked and ate at home and enjoyed an excellent Thai takeaway on the last night.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
4 0


  • 5 of 5

We spend a week at Kalix Hus in July 2012 and will definitely return. The house is absolutely beautiful, perfectly equipped and extremely well looked after. All household appliances are Miele - that says a lot about the owners and their standards of quality. Also, everything inside and outside has been done with lots of attention to any little detail you might come to think of. Lots of space, lots of garden, and a beautiful jetty of which you can jump straight into the baltic sea. Katherine, the owner and Yvonne, the wonderful lady looking after the property on Ljustero are both great, always available when you need them and did everything to make our holiday perfect. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0


Nearest Airport
73 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Ljusterö Golf
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Kalix Hus is our little bit of paradise on the east coast of the beautiful island of Ljusterö. Overlooking the Baltic Sea and only one hour's drive from central Stockholm.

We feel there is a perfect balance here. There is that wonderful feeling that you have escaped all the stresses of the world and have arrived in the middle of the Stockholm Archipelago - but modern conveniences are close by! There is an excellent grocery store 7 minutes away by car - between Kalix Hus and the ferry - which stocks anything you might be needing. There is also a post office, hair salon and gift shop at Ljusterö Square. The town of Åkersberga is only half an hour's drive away for more extensive shopping activities.

If you can bring yourself to leave the area around the house, there is our 'secret' beach (don't tell anyone) just 5 minutes cycle down the lane, or a lovely 15 minutes walk. Berries and mushrooms can be found in the forest behind the house. A nature reserve on the adjoining island of Lagnö is a delight for a change of scenery and a picnic on the rocks. There is a golf course about 5 minutes drive away and a marina where you can rent boats. Of course all the delights of Stockholm are only an hour away.

If you would like to take a more leisurely, scenic trip into Stockholm, you can take the Waxholmsbolaget boat from Linanäs pier on the western side of the island to Strömkajen in Stockholm. SL bus number 626 also goes to Ljusterö from Danderyd, on the Stockholm metro line.


Rates & Availability

Österåker Ö House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 6 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The rental rate includes use of all equipment listed (sauna, bikes, rowing boat) linen and bath towels, electricity and wood. Cleaning is charged extra, at 2,500 per booking.

Please ask about staying for less than a week. This may be possible outside peak periods.

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.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Calendar not updated in over 2 months and may not be available. Look for rentals with Request to Book or updated calendars.

Partner Offers

You might like these similar properties