Sundskär, norra skärgårdenID2895
Do you dream of a cottage with unobstructed views of the sea, secluded lake plot, own jetty and wood-fired sauna? The island of Sundskär in the northern archipelago offers beautiful nature, sea views and sunsets that give peace of mind. A wonderful relaxation from everyday life where you can enjoy a completely unique environment! You get a fantastic plot of approximately 9500 sqm of which 4500 sqm lake plot.
The archipelago cottage is nicely decorated and consists of a kitchen with solar-powered refrigerator and gas stove. The kitchen is, despite the lack of electricity, both practical and functional and as a complement there is a small underground storehouse if the fridge gets full and you need to keep food cool. You can brew coffee with a press brewer. The living room is large and homely with a wood stove and a comfortable sofa group as well as a dining area. There is also a small glazed conservatory with table and chairs. The cottage has two bedrooms; (one downstairs and one upstairs) both has two comfortable single beds in each room. Cot / travel cot and high chair can be lent to small children and if necessary you can book an extra bed to place in one of the bedrooms.
Laundry room is in the house, and a well-organized dry toilet is close by.
Down by the jetty is the sauna with the possibility for a shower or dip in the sea. You get hot water for the shower by heating water at the sauna, or if you boil water.
Here you will find, as you now understand, not all modern conveniences, but exactly what you need. Electricity is lacking on the island but is being replaced by solar cells and liquid-gas. The nice archipelago environment is made to not get caught up in the sights of screens and computers, but there is coverage for mobiles and surfing.
At the cottage there is a terrace in with dining area, as well as a gas-fired barbeque. There are two folding chairs with high backs that are easy to carry and can be taken down to the bridge, a basket with thermos is available if you want to bring coffee. There is also outdoor furniture down by the sauna.
Sundskär is located about 4.5 minutes southeast from Kapellskär. The island is 1,5 km long with mainly deciduous forest and cliffs. There are about five kilometers of nice walking paths, which are kept open by the village team.
Söderarm's archipelago is an archipelago consisting of hundreds of smaller islands, islets, skerries and cobs bounded by the Åland Sea in the east, Havssvalget in the north, Rankaröfjärden in the west and in the south by a deep channel that stretches from Uddjupet towards Vidinge.
There are many beautiful islands in this part of the archipelago, among the more famous is Inre Hamnskär which is the archipelago's largest island and known for its floral splendor. Most famous of the islands is probably Torskär with Söderarm's lighthouse.
Nice excursion destination near Sundskär if you have access to your own boat:
Lidö is a nature reserve in the middle of Roslagen. Here you will find cobs, cliffs, lovely promenades, bathing areas, a self-sufficient farm, guest harbor with 50 berths and an inn with an archipelago-inspired menu.
Fejan has an exciting history. The former quarantine station for cholera sufferers is a hostel and right by the water is the popular restaurant. Restaurant, guest harbor and regular boat traffic make Fejan an easily accessible destination.
Furusund has given its name to the busy Furusundsleden which passes between Furusund and Yxlan. Furusund is society's and the authors' well-known archipelago paradise that has come to life again. Here carpentry joy, boating, swimming and good food await at Furusund's inn.
Ådskär is a beautiful island with high mountains and barren outer archipelago nature with windswept bushes and cloudberries if you are lucky. There is the opportunity for exciting rock climbing and incredibly beautiful views out to the Söderarms archipelago. You can also view sea eagles sailing across the bay.
The distance from Stockholm to Räfsnäs bridge is about 90 km by car. There is also a bus connection from the station: University of Technology at Östra station in Stockholm.
Travel by own boat or taxi boat from Räfsnäs pier.
You bring your own sheets, pillowcases and towels, keep in mind that extra towels are needed for the sauna.
There is no shop or restaurant on the island. So you have to plan and bring your own food. During the high season weeks 25-32, food can be ordered up to your own jetty from Mathem.se. Delivery costs SEK 349. Please note that delivery does not take place daily but needs to be reconciled with the owner before heading out to the island.
Guests with their own boat can also shop at the country store on Gräddö / Tjockö.
Rowing boat ( max 4 people) is included and there are a number of life jackets in different sizes to borrow. Check with the owners if there are suitable vests for everyone in your party or if you need to bring.
A basket of firewood for the stove in the house and another for the sauna are included. If you want more, you can fill the baskets with wood for SEK 50 per basket / sack.
Before departure, you clean the house yourself according to the cleaning list in the house folder.
Cleaning deposit: SEK 1,000 which is refunded after approved cleaning.
2 kayaks are available: SEK 1,200 / pc / week
Cot and high chair, free of charge.
Extra bed folding model for children, free of charge.
Pets are not allowed.
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