Lovely family house in small Swedish village

Sweden - Västra Götalands län - Billingsfors

Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,The west side of our house
The west side of our house
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,Our kitchen is equipped with everything you need.
Our kitchen is equipped with everything you need.
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,The sofa to the right is also a double bed.
The sofa to the right is also a double bed.
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,The perfect place for deer spotting and breakfast.
The perfect place for deer spotting and breakfast.
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,Our living room with a view towards west
Our living room with a view towards west
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,View from the living room to the dining room.
View from the living room to the dining room.
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,The deers helps us eat up the apples in autumn.
The deers helps us eat up the apples in autumn.
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,Sweden,Billingsfors,House photos, home images
  • Sleeping capacity10+
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms3

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Long-term Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Use of Personal Car is not possible

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

[Open for offers for 2022, all set for 2021]
The house is a well equipped former director's house in very good condition, built in 1920. The house is 400 meters from Laxsjön lake. It has belonged to Billingsfors factory, a paper mill located in Billingsfors. This causes some noise from time to time, and some days you can smell the paper production, when the wind comes from southeast.

Nevertheless, the house is very close to the forest and you can see deer, foxes and squirrels in the garden when sitting at the breakfast table. Going hiking in the woods behind the house you can also encounter moose and lynx.

The house has six bedrooms, one on the ground floor behind the kitchen, three on the second floor and two in the attic. The room on the ground floor has a single bed 80x200 cm. There are double beds in the three bedrooms upstairs, one of them 180x220cm. In one of the bedrooms there is a sink. One bathroom on each floor and a toilet/sink downstairs. The living room upstairs has a sofa that can be opened into a double bed, and an extra sofa which sleeps one. In the attic there is one double bed and one single bed in each room. One of the single beds can easily be moved out to the hall, and made double.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Second home


Amenities

  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Furnished with Antiques
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Electronics Docking Station
  • Private parking
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • None

Setting

  • Small Town or Village
  • Rural

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Billingsfors is a country village located close to the lake Laxsjön. Laxsjön is perfect for rowing, fishing and bathing. The house is located in Låftmans Backe, a quiet street with friendly neighbours. The garden is spacious, and the house is surrounded by a lush forest. In the forest you can pick mushrooms and berries during summer, and you will also find fruit trees and berry bushes in the garden.

There is a local store (ICA) with a good selection of food open 9-21 all days ca. 1,5 km fra our house. Close to the shop you will also find a bankomat, a few thrift shops and two restaurants.

The surroundings are very beautiful, with several nature reserves within walking and biking distance. Ôsan nature reserve gives bathing possibilities, with a clean and cosy sand beach. Höljerudsforsarna nature reserve is a path that runs from Billingsfors to Bengtsfors, it winds past water falls and canal locks, back and forth over Dalslands canal.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake
  • River

Leisure

  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Museums

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Train Station
  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

This part of Sweden has many antique markets and thrift shops (look for the sign "loppis", flea market). It's easy to find antiques and collector items at good prices, especially if you love scandinavian design.

Åmål, Ed and Bengtsfors are cute little towns with shopping possibilities and cultural activities. Baldersnäs is a beautiful mansion where you can take walks, watch handicraft being made and eat at the restaurant.

The surroundings are very beautiful, with several nature reserves within walking and biking distance. Ôsan nature reserve gives bathing possibilities, with a clean and cosy sand beach. Höljerudsforsarna nature reserve is a path that runs from Billingsfors to Bengtsfors, it winds past water falls and canal locks, back and forth over the canal Dalslands kanal. The park in front of the main Billingsfors factory mansion can be used for picknicks and beaver and deer spotting.

Our favourite restaurants


Cafés & bars


Special places to shop


Leisure and cultural activities


Walks or jogging paths


Interesting day trips


Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

The house is heated with geothermal heat. The kettle unit is in the basement, in the room far down and to the right. Set your desired temperature on the display.

On arrival, it will be set at 18 degrees Celcius. The temperature can also be regulated in each room by adjusting the radiators.

Waste instructions will be found in the kitchen. Note that plastic waste, paper and metal/glass must be removed from the house and taken to a local waste station before you leave.

Otherwise: Treat our house and our belongings with respect, we promise to do the same.

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Pet Care Offered
  • Plant care is needed inside
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Use of Personal Car

  • Use of Personal Car is not possible

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
  • Long-term Home Exchange
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