Cottage close to quaint fishing village

Sweden - Bohuslän - Ellös

Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Front of house with large decked area.
Front of house with large decked area.
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Panorama over open plan lounge, hall and kitchen.
Panorama over open plan lounge, hall and kitchen.
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Kitchen
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Sleeping cabin 1
Sleeping cabin 1
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Compost toilet
Compost toilet
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Deck with morning sun and out door shower
Deck with morning sun and out door shower
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,Stocken, the village close by.
Stocken, the village close by.
Home exhange in,Sweden,Ellös,View from hiking path that pass our house.
View from hiking path that pass our house.
  • Sleeping capacity5
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms1

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

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

PLEASE NOTE, we only do non simultanious exchanges during the summer. So if you want to come here we would like an offer for a warm place or a major city during the winter.
Modest summer cottage in tranquil setting on the island Orust. Close to ferrys to the small islands Käringön and Gullholmen.
Hiking, boating, swimming and relaxing is on the agenda while staying here.
The house is a typical Swedish summer cottage built in the late 1960:s. Kitted out for eco friendly living.
Compost toilet, out side shower (hot and cold water). Maybe not for everyone but if you like a simple and natural summer life, this is heaven.


House - single floor/ Second home


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Washer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Boat available
  • Terrace / Patio


  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)


  • Use of bicycle(s)
  • Use of boat


  • Rural


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Orust is the 4th biggest island in Sweden. Here you can stroll around traditionall fishing communities. You can swim from rocks in glittering seas or in refreshing lakes.

The landscape changes from forest and farmland to fishing villages and car-free islands. Orust is historically characterized by boat construction, agriculture and fishing.

Orust have an active cultural life throughout the year. In the summer it explodes with music, theater and arts experiences around the municipality and you can experience folksongs, rock or jazz in a cozy restaurant on the seafront.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sailing


  • Cafés
  • Restaurants

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Corner Shop


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

From our house it´s 1500 meter to the fishing village Stocken. Here you will find a very nice fish market in one of the old fishing huts. There is bathing facilities. A mini market is on the campsite just outside Stocken. You can also rent kayaks there.
The ferries to Gullholmen and Käringön is easily reached by bike (3000 m).

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

This house is only available fron April till September.


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Use of Personal Car

  • Use of Personal Car is not possible

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered

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