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Halmstad, Sweden

Our house is built in 1960 with all its charm.

Our house is built in 1960 with all its charm.

Backside of the garden and the porch which you can reach from the kitchen door.

Backside of the garden and the porch which you can reach from the kitchen door.

Afternoon sun at our porch in the backyard. Feel free to use the trampoline in the garden.

Afternoon sun at our porch in the backyard. Feel free to use the trampoline in the garden.

Porch and garden

Porch and garden

Springtime in the garden. Apples trees are in full bloom.

Springtime in the garden. Apples trees are in full bloom.

Livingroom

Livingroom

Open stove, nice in wintertime.

Open stove, nice in wintertime.

Livingroom and dinner place.

Livingroom and dinner place.

Dining room

Dining room

Kitchen, with door to the garden.

Kitchen, with door to the garden.

The kitchen is a mix of old and new interiors, a mixture which we like.

The kitchen is a mix of old and new interiors, a mixture which we like.

Bedroom number 1.

Bedroom number 1.

Bedroom number 2.

Bedroom number 2.

Bedroom number 3.

Bedroom number 3.

Bathroom, second floor.

Bathroom, second floor.

Bathroom, second floor.

Bathroom, second floor.

Workshop and TV room in the basement. The sofa is a bedsofa with space for two persons.

Workshop and TV room in the basement. The sofa is a bedsofa with space for two persons.

Near to our house you find the river Nissan. In Nissan there is an small island with a café and possibilities for playing.

Near to our house you find the river Nissan. In Nissan there is an small island with a café and possibilities for playing.

This lovely café you can find in the city park, Norre Katts Park.

This lovely café you can find in the city park, Norre Katts Park.

This is an other charming cafe just by the sea, near to the citycenter.

This is an other charming cafe just by the sea, near to the citycenter.

Halmstad castle

Halmstad castle

Halmstad library. In the new library you also find Halmstad Arthall and a café.

Halmstad library. In the new library you also find Halmstad Arthall and a café.

The new art museum in Halmstad reopened autumn 2019. Besides art you can also visit the cafe, store or join one of the workshop

The new art museum in Halmstad reopened autumn 2019. Besides art you can also visit the cafe, store or join one of the workshop

Even in beautiful weather you can find a nice calm spot on the beach.

Even in beautiful weather you can find a nice calm spot on the beach.

Around Halmstad you find nice beaches with wonderful sanddunes.

Around Halmstad you find nice beaches with wonderful sanddunes.

Beautiful beaches around Halmstad. This is called Långasand.

Beautiful beaches around Halmstad. This is called Långasand.

Crabfishing is a perfect way to spend a day.

Crabfishing is a perfect way to spend a day.

More crab fishing. In the back you also see our only island near Halmstad.

More crab fishing. In the back you also see our only island near Halmstad.

You can walk along the sea all the way from Halmstad to the best known beach Tylösand (9 km). This is a view from the walk.

You can walk along the sea all the way from Halmstad to the best known beach Tylösand (9 km). This is a view from the walk.

This is a very beautiful rhododendron park just by the sea. You can enjoy booth the coastline and have a nice stroll in the park

This is a very beautiful rhododendron park just by the sea. You can enjoy booth the coastline and have a nice stroll in the park

In an old stone quarry you find possibilities to try wakeboard.

In an old stone quarry you find possibilities to try wakeboard.

Hovs Hallar just 45 minutes away by car

Hovs Hallar just 45 minutes away by car

Kullen with its lighthouse offers spectacular nature, 60 min away by car.

Kullen with its lighthouse offers spectacular nature, 60 min away by car.

Elsa and Valter waiting for good fortune.

Elsa and Valter waiting for good fortune.

Near Halmstad you find good fishing lakes, also nice for canoing.

Near Halmstad you find good fishing lakes, also nice for canoing.

Around Halmstad you find nice forrest for peaceful walks.

Around Halmstad you find nice forrest for peaceful walks.

A favourite spot, Danske fallen, 15 km from Halmstad.

A favourite spot, Danske fallen, 15 km from Halmstad.

There are possibilities to find these treasures in the forests.

There are possibilities to find these treasures in the forests.

The Medieval Festival Days at Varberg Castel is in july.

The Medieval Festival Days at Varberg Castel is in july.

Early autumn is also a nice time to visit Halmstad.

Early autumn is also a nice time to visit Halmstad.

Ola and Valter

Ola and Valter

Dinner in Deia, Mallorca 2015

Dinner in Deia, Mallorca 2015

Pokemon hunt on our first exchange in Salzburg summer 2016

Pokemon hunt on our first exchange in Salzburg summer 2016

Exploring Amsterdam during our exchange in the Netherlands summer 2017.

Exploring Amsterdam during our exchange in the Netherlands summer 2017.

Our house is built in 1960 with all its charm. Backside of the garden and the porch which you can reach from the kitchen door. Afternoon sun at our porch in the backyard. Feel free to use the trampoline in the garden. Porch and garden Springtime in the garden. Apples trees are in full bloom. Livingroom Open stove, nice in wintertime. Livingroom and dinner place. Dining room Kitchen, with door to the garden. The kitchen is a mix of old and new interiors, a mixture which we like. Bedroom number 1. Bedroom number 2. Bedroom number 3. Bathroom, second floor. Bathroom, second floor. Workshop and TV room in the basement. The sofa is a bedsofa with space for two persons. Near to our house you find the river Nissan. In Nissan there is an small island with a café and possibilities for playing. This lovely café you can find in the city park, Norre Katts Park. This is an other charming cafe just by the sea, near to the citycenter. Halmstad castle Halmstad library. In the new library you also find Halmstad Arthall and a café. The new art museum in Halmstad reopened autumn 2019. Besides art you can also visit the cafe, store or join one of the workshop Even in beautiful weather you can find a nice calm spot on the beach. Around Halmstad you find nice beaches with wonderful sanddunes. Beautiful beaches around Halmstad. This is called Långasand. Crabfishing is a perfect way to spend a day. More crab fishing. In the back you also see our only island near Halmstad. You can walk along the sea all the way from Halmstad to the best known beach Tylösand (9 km). This is a view from the walk.  This is a very beautiful rhododendron park just by the sea. You can enjoy booth the coastline and have a nice stroll in the park In an old stone quarry you find possibilities to try wakeboard. Hovs Hallar just 45 minutes away by car Kullen with its lighthouse offers spectacular nature, 60 min away by car. Elsa and Valter waiting for good fortune. Near Halmstad you find good fishing lakes, also nice for canoing. Around Halmstad you find nice forrest for peaceful walks. A favourite spot, Danske fallen, 15 km from Halmstad. There are possibilities to find these treasures in the forests. The Medieval Festival Days at Varberg Castel is in july. Early autumn is also a nice time to visit Halmstad. Ola and Valter Dinner in Deia, Mallorca 2015 Pokemon hunt on our first exchange in Salzburg summer 2016 Exploring Amsterdam during our exchange in the Netherlands summer 2017.
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Exchange dates Duration
August 01, 2019 - August 09, 2020 2 weeks

A nice house in Halmstad near to wonderful beaches and nature.

We are a family of four with two adults and one girl aged 14 and one boy aged 12. Ola is an archeologist and Karin is an art teacher. The house we live in is about 125 square meters big, in two floors. On the first floor is a kitchen, a miner dining room, a small bathroom and living room, which have a fireplace. On the second floor you find three bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a bedroom with sofa in the basement.
From the kitchen you can go out to the backyard of the garden, This is a part of the garden with privacy. Here you can use the grill. Feel free to use the trampoline and eat of berries from the garden!
The house is located in a calm and quiet neighborhood, only about 15 minutes walkingdistance from the central part of Halmstad. It´s close to nice walkingpaths along the river Nissan. Halmstad is a popular summer city in Sweden, so there are many nice restaurants and lots of shops in the center of the town. During the stay you can use our two adult bikes and our kids bikes so you easily can move around the citycenter.
Halmstad is known to have some of the best beaches in Sweden and the nearest beach is only a 10 minutes’ drive away from the house. You can choose among long sandy beaches and cliffbathing where you can enjoy snorkling. Let the mood decide!
Close to Halmstad there is also large forests and lakes. For those who are interested there are some fishing opportunities and possibilities to rent small boats and canoes.
During wintertime there are opportunities to enjoy wintersports like crosscountry skiing and skating.
Halmstad is only four miles from Vallåsen Ski Resort.
For information about Halmstad see:
https://www.destinationhalmstad.se
There are to bee added that it’s possible to go on daytrips to Copenhagen, Malmö and Gothenborg, all large and nice cities.
In Gothenborg you find lots of museums, Liseberg (tivoli), nice parks an a nearby archipelago.
For information about Gothenburg see:
www.goteborg.com
You can reach Copenhagen by direct train from Halmstad, very convenient! Copenhagen is a wonderful city with lots of activities and museums for booth adults and children.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Archeologist
  • Art teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

References

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Outdoor

  • Garden

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Norway

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Occupation

  • Archeologist
  • Art teacher

Children

  • Girl - Age: 17
  • Boy - Age: 14

Pets

  • Dog

References

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