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BEACH VILLA: Feel at home in this typical Swedish summer house which reminds you of Astrid Lindgren: 170 square metres on 2 floors, big living-room with library (satelite television), 4 sleeping rooms (2 with balcony, one to the garden), big and completely equipped kitchen with oven, dish-sink, dishwashing machine, refridgerador with freezer, microwave, toaster, coffe machine etc. Washing machine. Heating elements in the rooms, shower, toilet. A big garden with old trees, grass to play and barbecue, garden furniture, basketball etc.
THE BEACH: The 13 km long sandy beach has the 'blue flag' which means a good water quality. Safe for children. Nice sand dunes. SITUATION OF THE HOUSE: The house is in the top situation of Mellbystrand, 300m from the restaurants, shop, fitness centre, massage, tennis court, jogging path (2,4 and 6km), hiking and biking on special ways, fishing in the river or lakes. Big shopping centre in 3km, barbecue spot on the river, gokart, steamboat on the river, downhill, windsurfing, kitesurfing, laserdome, canoo, Swedens biggest shopping centre, elg park, open air museum, flight-museum, railway-museum, bowling, tropikarium, motorboat hiring, golf and tennis. You get a detailed information before you arrive.
Before the middle of june and after the middle of august you can book an ACTIVE HOLIDAY WITH LANGUAGES OR YOGA: LANGUAGE COURSES (English, French, Spanish, Swedish, Italian or German) in general language or business language, Swedish for nurses and doctors, tecnical English), private lessons or mini group.
YOGA CLASSES with meditation and mantras. YOGATEACHER-EDUCATION in only 2 weeks.
EDUCATION FOR BEING A LIFE COACH
Further courses: TRAINING OF THE INTUITION, THE SECRET, HEALING, MANTRAS, READING THE CARDS. You order your personal program and the date when you want to come.
EMMIGRATION TO SWEDEN: You plan to emmigrate to Sweden? I look for a job, house, school, nursery and all you need to settle here.
More information about the courses: www.mindbodysoul.se tel.0046-430-25830 0046-76-8186230
Hiking- or Biking Holidays: Hiking-Holidays: You like to go biking and that´s what you can do in Halland during 9 months. Discover the so-called Hallandsleden (a 380 km long hiking path where you follow the signs) along Halland´s coast. On the way you come to huts and fire-places where you can prepare your food. When you have seen Hallandsleden, you can continue with Skåneleden, which is in the nearby province Skåne. That´s the part of Sweden where Nils Holgersson started his travel. You choose how far you want to hike, for instance from Hovs Hallar to Torekov 10 km, from Båstad to Torekov 23 km). Biking-Holidays: You prefer go biking? Then go along Ginstleden (total length 200 km), which takes you all along the coast from Laholm nearly up to Gothemburg, where you can discover a lot about Swedish nature and visit at the same time the towns Halmstad, Falkenberg and Varberg.
Hunting or Fishing Holidays: Hunting-Holidays: You were always dreaming about going hunting in Sweden? Every year, thousands of Swedish people go hunting. Take part in this event. Fishing Holidays: You love to go fishing and some day you want to get as much salmon that you can take some fishes home? Halland is the right place for that. Here fishing is so common that you won´t stand alone at the river, but can exchange your fishing experiences with a lots of Swedish fishermen. At Mellbystrand and its surroundings you can fish in 3 rivers (the nearest one at a distance of 3 km), 3 lakes or on the sea.
When you book a course, you can book accomodation in a single- or double-room.
The house is funished with typical Swedish furniture. The shower is built in a big wardrobe in the living-room because the architecture of the house didn´t permit another place in order to build a whole bathroom.
On the lot there is another house which is rented out at certain times when the owner is not there herself.
But as the lot is 1400 square meters, very generous and green and each house got its own garden furniture and equipment and there are 3 parking lots on the lot, you won´t see this as a problem. Usually the guests are happy to have another family next door they can talk to and exchange their experiences with and maybe the children play basketball together in the garden or football on the football court 300 m away.
You even have the possibility to rent both houses at the same time in order to make holidays with your relatives or friends (place for 9 persons totally)....moreless
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Mellbystrand is called 'the Swedish bathtub', because the gulf stream is passing this bay and the water of the sea is always warmer here than in other regions. The house is situated in a typical quarter of summer houses, which were built already 100 years ago, when tourism in Mellbystrand started and the tourists came from all over the country, by train to Laholm where they took the horse cab to come to the beach. The little houses close to the beach are witnesses from this time and maybe this makes the flair why many Swedish people from all over the country come to pass their summer holidays here each year as well. You won't forget this holiday and you will always come back to this place.
Other Activities: Jogging-trails (2,4 or 6km) in the forest 400 meters away
Golf: Golf-Holidays: You cannot find as many golf courses anywhere as you find in Halland. Swedish people are famous for playing golf and that´s why they dedicate their time at it nearly all the year around. There is a pay and play golf court in 3 km distance, further golf court (18 and 9-hole) at a distance of 8 km, 9- hole or 36-hole at a distance of 10 km.
Ski: Ski holidays in Halland: Even in wintertime we have a lot to offer. The nearby mountain Hallandsåsen is a big skiing area with several lifts and a snowboard-area. Go ice-skating. Enjoy the international people in the restaurant or make i picnic in the big hut with a lots of other families. You will even meet many Danish people skiing here.
Year Purchased: 1971
About the owner: I was only 10 years when I passed my first vacation on this place because my parents bought this summer-house. Many wonderful vacations followed. The gorgeous beach, many leisure possibilities, big dimensions, nature all around made me move here in 2005 in order to start my language and yoga school.
Why the Owner Chose Bastad: My guests say this house is 'typical swedish'. There is so much space, big living rooms. The big garden invites the children for playing and the wild rabbits can pass by as well.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Even if the house is situated in the centre of Mellbystrand, it´s very quiet and in some minutes you reach the beach by foot. In case it´s windy, enjoy the sun in the dunes or in the garden.
In the house you find everything you need.