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Longville, Verenigde Staten

Main entrance and deck

Main entrance and deck

Front view of the cottage

Front view of the cottage

walkout basement with tv and extra sleeping area

walkout basement with tv and extra sleeping area

view from the kitchen table

view from the kitchen table

sleeping for guests

sleeping for guests

downstairs bedroom

downstairs bedroom

main living room with lake view

main living room with lake view

kitchen

kitchen

main level bath with tub/shower

main level bath with tub/shower

upstairs bath

upstairs bath

2005 Alumacraft with 115 HP Mercury 4 stroke

2005 Alumacraft with 115 HP Mercury 4 stroke

Walker city park beach

Walker city park beach

Northern Lights Casino

Northern Lights Casino

Bike Trails

Bike Trails

Viking Rune-stone -- found in Minnesota!

Viking Rune-stone -- found in Minnesota!

Split Rock Lighthouse - I hour north of Duluth

Split Rock Lighthouse - I hour north of Duluth

Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Main entrance and deck Front view of the cottage walkout basement with tv and extra sleeping area view from the kitchen table sleeping for guests downstairs bedroom main living room with lake view kitchen main level bath with tub/shower upstairs bath 2005 Alumacraft with 115 HP Mercury 4 stroke Walker city park beach Northern Lights Casino Bike Trails Viking Rune-stone -- found in Minnesota! Split Rock Lighthouse - I hour north of Duluth Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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2019

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Vakantie data Duur
July 15, 2019 - August 25, 2019 2 weeks

We are looking for a 1 week stay in Sweden at least, and up to 3 weeks long (preferred). We hope to travel home in mid to later August. Our layover is in Iceland so we might consider a week there. Next year we are open to most European countries and it could work for us to host a number of families already this year (we do not live full-time at the place we're offering).

Vacation cottage with westerly views on Woman Lake

We have a small vacation cottage right in the exclusive heart of Minnesota's Lake country. This is a very expensive vacation area--the rental rate for a simple cottage like ours is 11,000 SEK (1200 USD) weekly, or 44,000 SEK for a month.

There are many attractive lake homes in the area and activities for families. Like golf, movies, fishing contests for the kids, shopping, Itaska State Park, Brainerd International Raceway, go-carts, biking, and more. Enjoy the westerly breeze off the Lake and spectacular Sunsets. The water is clear and the fishing and swimming very enjoyable. There is a beautiful public beach in Walker in the city park.

This cottage was build by a teacher in the 70's. He and his wife lived in Rochester and it's said that she was inspired by the planetarium there. This was a period when Frank Loyd Wright had a lot of influence. The basement is fully renovated and we've chosen to leave the rough-sawn wood paneling in place as that also reflects the period. And as the pictures reflect, we are changing the exterior to "Småland" inspiration.

We may also be able to provide a different house near Minneapolis for those who would like a big-city experience in the USA, where there are zoos, museums, theme park Valleyfair, Mall of America, and more. Let us know if you'd also like the city experience and we will check whether that can work (my sister would have to schedule a vacation at our cottage).

Enjoy an authentic Minnesota experience on one of the State's very best Lakes!

Lees verder

Ons gezin

  • 2 Volwassenen
  • 6 Kinderen
  • 0 Uitgevoerde Vakantieafspraken

Beroep

  • Farmer

Ons huis

  • Soort Huis: Vakantie huis
  • Situering in de omgeving: Op het platteland
  • Slaapkamers: 3
  • Badkamers: 2
  • Aantal beschikbare slaapplaatsen: 8
  • Living Area: 1200 sq ft

In mijn huis

  • Huisdieren - Niet Toegestaan
  • Kleine kinderen - Toegestaan
  • Niet Roken
  • Wenst autoruil
  • Gebruik van boot

Type van Afspraken

  • Woningruil
  • Home for rent only

Indoor

  • Air conditioning
  • Babyuitrusting
  • Toys and games
  • Wasmachine
  • Wasdroger
  • Televisie
  • Guitar

Outdoor

  • Terrace or deck
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 6

Landenlijst met onze mogelijke bestemmingen

  • Open voor alle aanbiedingen
  • Sweden

Door ons gesproken talen

  • Engels
  • Zweeds

Onze buurt

Our cottage is in Minnesota Lake country where many people are retired. So it is quiet, although the lake has some activity such as boaters, sailboats, kids getting pulled behind boats, and so on. We enjoy watching the activity, which is not so much as to be too much. There are towns about 15 minute drive with groceries, movies, and shops. And there are larger shopping centers within about 1 hour.

There is a greater opportunity in the region depending on how long one drives for a day trip. Of note, the Alexandria rune-stone is an interesting artifact that seems to be gaining in credibility as an actual rune-stone from viking times. If you're a Swede, it may not be interesting to see another rune-stone--except that it was found 6,800 km from Stockholm! This stone is found about a two hour drive from our cottage.

The North Shore is another favorite destination. The Split Rock lighthouse is an iconic Minnesota Landmark. Lake Superior Railroad Museum--just over a two hour drive--is also very popular. These would be nice destinations while en route to the airport. It would to stay for a stay for a night in Duluth. We recommend the Beacon Point Resort. Duluth is a beautiful area and it is interesting to vision viking ships on the great lake. It is generally accepted that the Vikings were in Minnesota and in other North American locations.

Beroep

  • Farmer

Kinderen

  • Jongen - Leeftijd: 15
  • Meisje - Leeftijd: 13
  • Jongen - Leeftijd: 12
  • Meisje - Leeftijd: 10
  • Meisje - Leeftijd: 7
  • Meisje - Leeftijd: 4

Huisdieren

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Presentatie tekst voor het gezin

Vi är en svensk/amerikansk familj som bor i svenskbygderna i Minnesota. Nathan är bonde och jag lever lyxliv som hemmafru. Jag säsong-jobbar också som skid-instruktör vid Mount Kato. Just nu har vi typiska barnfamilj-rutiner med idrott, musiklektioner, skola och så vidare.

Som ni ser har vi en stuga vid den kända fiske-sjön Woman Lake. Vi åker till stugan för att slappna av, bada, fiska och ha kul med barnen. Augusti är en jattefint tid att tillbringa i stugan. Gården vi bor på är 4 timmar söder om stugan, och inte särskilt intressant område av staten.