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Indoors and Outdoors with Plenty of Space - Holiday Idyll in Astrid Lindgren's Småland

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Hogsby chateau / country house description

Rest, relaxation and nature can be found in Emil's Hus! Activities begin right outside the front door. 300 m natural path to Rösjön with rowing boat, fire pit and seating area. Kid friendly swimming area and several fishing lakes are in the area, and well-known destinations such as Vimmerby with Astrid Lindgren's World, Elk Park, the wooden city Eksjö and Öland are easy to reach.
Emil's Hus is a typical Småland country house, beautifully furnished, with plenty of space, inside and out. 110 square meters, with virtually equipped kitchen, living room, downstairs WC, 3 bedrooms, shower / WC and balcony upstairs. Wonderfully large garden, 3 000 sqm, garden furniture, barbecue.

4 km to the popular and child friendly swimming area with diving boards and playground in Näshult, where there is also Näshults Butik & Café with delicious, alternating days court, mini golf and a remarkable wooden church.

Summer and winter activities for the whole family: swimming, cycling, paddling, fishing, hiking, walking on forest trails, nature trails, wildlife viewing, cross country skiing, two smaller ski resorts with ski rental and ski lift are both 25 km away, skating on the lake (of course only with appropriate cold).

Attractive Attractions: Astrid Lindgren's World in Vimmerby, furniture and glass empire with known Swedish design, Virum Elk Park, the traditional wooden town Eksjö, Kleva gruva, the island of Öland.

The nearest neighbor, 300 meters from Emil's Hus, we are the landlord. We are happy to provide fresh breakfast eggs and honey. Forest berries and mushrooms you collect yourself near Emil's Hus!
We speak German, English and Swedish and respond to you by phone also. Do you have any special requests, please ask us!
We give you tips for trips for all ages, hiking tips on nearby trails and of course we also help you with the purchase of fishing permits for different waters. In the rental of bicycles, mountain bikes, canoe and kayak we are also happy to assist you.

The weekly price of 540 € in low season and 680 € in high season includes all charges for electricity, heating, water and garbage disposal, even in winter. The use of rowing boat incl. Lifejackets is also included in the price.

Internet access in Emil's Hus can be selected against a fee to do so.

Final cleaning and Bed linen / towels can be optionally ordered for a fee from us.

Welcome to Emil's Hus - a holiday idyll as in Astrid Lindgren's Småland, in every season!

Including Christmas
Includes champagne at New Year


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Wi-Fi available at a fee. We, the landlord will help you borrow around bicycles or kayaks. 4 km away in the village there are Näshults Butik & Kafé with delicious, alternating daily special (Dagens lunch)....moreless


              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Farm Holidays
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Pond
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Boat
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Detached


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 8 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter 2014/15
                      Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Frühling 2015
                      Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Sommer 2015
                      Jun 1 - Sep 12, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Herbst 2015
                      Sep 13 - Nov 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      Winter 2015/16
                      Dec 1 - Feb 29, 2016
                      3 night min stay
                      Frühling 2016
                      Mar 1 - May 31, 2016
                      3 night min stay
                      Sommer 2016
                      Jun 1 - Sep 10, 2016
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit €80
                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included


                      Der angegebene Mietpreis enthält alle Nebenkosten für Strom, Heizung, Wasser und Müllabfuhr sowie die Nutzung des Ruderbootes im Rösjön.

                      Mindestaufenthalt im Sommer 7 Nächte, Extra-Nacht 130 €.


                      - Bettwäsche und 2 Handtücher können gegen eine Gebühr von 16 € pro Set geliehen werden.

                      - Endreinigung kann gegen eine Gebühr von 80 € vom Vermieter/in úbernommen werden.

                      - Internet-Zugang

                      20 % des Mietpreises werden bei der Buchung bezahlt, die Restsumme wird 30 Tage vor Anreise fällig.

                      Die Kaution in Höhe von 80 € ist vor Ort bei Anreise gegen Quittung zu bezahlen und wird nach der Übergabe des sauberen und unbeschädigten Ferienhauses bei der Abreise bar zurückerstattet.

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                      Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                      70 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Småland Airport Växjö
                      270 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ferry
                      30 Kilometres
                      Nearest Golf
                      30 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      4 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Näshult, Näshults Butik & Kafé
                      25 Kilometres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Kettilsås Vetlanda und Dackestupet Virserum
                      300 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      zum Rösjön mit Ruderboot

                      Car: Recommended

                      Emil's Hus in the yard Rösjönäs is quiet and beautiful, surrounded by meadows, pastures and forest. It is 300 m to the nearest lake Rösjön. There on the lake there is a sitting area with associated hearth and a rowing boat that can be used by the tenants of Emil's Hus. For child-friendly beach with diving board, gazebo, barbecue area and playground is 4 km away. Similarly to Näshults Butik & Kafé with delicious, alternating daily special. Walks, bike or ski tours start right outside the front door. Good fishing. Excellent opportunities for bird and wildlife viewing. Forest berries and mushrooms growing in the immediate vicinity.

                      Emil's Hus inspired to relaxed holiday away from it all and makes you want to explore the charming nature.

                      After Näshult with child-friendly bathing place, Näshults Butik & café, mini-golf and stunning wooden church is 4 km away.

                      After Åseda with supermarket, bank, pharmacy and restaurants is 13 km and to Vetlanda, the next town with Polyclinic, 30 km.

                      Very popular day trips are:

                      Astrid Lindgren's World in Vimmerby, the Court Katthult where Michel films were shot and Noisy Village (70 km),

                      Öland the elongated sun island, with its unique Kalksteppe and different beaches, 100 km

                      Various småland for example Målilla about 35 km in Virum, about 80 km.

                      The three Småland National Parks: Norra Kvill, Blå Jungfru and Store Mosse

                      Popular cultural attractions, a good 60 miles away, are the furniture empire with typical Swedish furniture design, the Kingdom of Crystal and the historic old town of Eksjö.

                      For mine Kleva gruva and wash for gold is 30 km.

                      Two smaller ski resorts with ski lifts and ski rental are both 25 km away.


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                      Speaks: english, german, swedish



                      €90 - €130 per night (EUR)

                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english, german, swedish
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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