Phone nr +46 (0)70 262 61 66
  Cottage in Smaland south of Sweden by Ara lake.
Your own jetty and a sauna in the lake.
The Strandhouse

Overview of Carlslund Cottages

The Strandhouse beautiful scenery by picturesque Ara Lake

Urshult Småland South Sweden

50 mē (+ 2 bedrooms, 4 beds) total of 6 beds.
  The house is situated 6 Km from Urshult.
Kitchen fully equipped. Livingroom a few steps down.
Terrass outside the door. Private, childfriendly calm and sunny. 
From the hall stairs to loft, two rooms with four beds.
Wonderful view over the Ara lake with itīs clear and clean water.
Grill and outdoor furniture.
Elk, Deer and other wildlife in the forests surrounding the cottage.
Berrys and mushroms at their season.
You can of course fish in the Ara lake where you can catch Pike, Perch, Eel and other species of fish.

The Ara Lake living room overlooking Ara Lake

Cozy indoor Fireplace
Relaxed dining with a view
Fully equipped kitchen casual dining area
One of the two bedrooms
View from jetty
Sauna on Ara lake


New Sauna-boat 2020
The sauna on Ara lake with a Linder aluminium boat with 2.3Hp engine
View over the lake
Pike - 110cm long.
Free use of bicycles
Description of property:

  • Kitchen with electric stove/oven, refridgerator with freezer cabinet, dishwasher, 
    coffee brewer, waterboiler, microwave oven etc.

  • Living room with fantastic view over Ara Lake and door to terrace and jetty.

  • TV, DVD, Radio and Satellite dish.

  • Shower and water toilet. Hot and cold water. Electric heating.

  • 2 bedrooms with 2 beds in each. Note: ceiling heignt 160 cm.

  • Bedsettee for 2 persons in the living room.  Price includes 4 persons, extra bed for 800 SEK, max 2

  • Sauna on the lake.

  • Firewood can be purchased for 50 SEK per sack

  • Access to washing machine.

  • Outdoor furniture and BBQ.

  • Boats, canoes and motors can be rented.

  • Fishing licence is 50 SEK/day 100 SEK/week and 150 SEK/month

  • Free use of bicycles.
    Free InternetFree Internet


Local service and surroundings

Surrounding: Local restaurant / Cafe / Pizza bar / Shops, located in Urshult. Horseriding in group, length 10 km. Beautiful bicycle and walking paths with a fantastic nature experience. Water palace ( Indoor pool ) Horse drawn wagon, department store, market days etc. ( Tingsryd ). Seafishing / Salmon aquarium 45 km. Golf 45 km.

Places to visit: Kurrebo / Lunnabacken - Experimental garden / Homestead cottages / Activities, fantastic view - cafe. Nature sanctuary / Korrö craftsmans village. Huseby. Glass country 50 km.

Shops 6 km * Restaurant/Pizza bar 6 km * Lake 30 m * Fishing 30 m

Other information:
Smoking indoors not allowed
Pets are not allowed.
 Distance to larger Cities:
Copenhagen 220 Km, Malmö 180 Km, Kalmar 120 Km, Karlskrona 80 Km, Jönköping 180 Km.
  Price and availability

Rent all year round. Arrival day Saturday.

Low season short time renting possible.

Period Price per week
Boat price per week  Motor price per week Energy price
V.27-34 9800 SEK
800 SEK
800 SEK 1,50 SEK / kWh
V.20-26 35-42 51-52
7900 SEK
800 SEK 800 SEK 1,50 SEK / kWh
V.01-19 43-50 6900 SEK 800 SEK 800 SEK 1,50 SEK / kWh

Now we have canoes for rent - 800 SEK each/week

The price is based on 4 persons, with possibility to rent 2 extra beds at 800SEK each.

Deposit 1000 SEK
Bedset to rent 200 SEK/bed. Towels included
 Cleaning to be carried out by guest before leaving.
If you do not wish to clean, the cost is 1000:- SEK

The terms on this page apply first hand. Otherwise common rental agreement click below.

  State "the Strandhouse" when booking
 Kent and Gillian Bergström
 Telephone nr +46 (0)70 2626166

You can find a Map Here:

Coordinates GPS:
Start with waypoint Urshult

WayPoint Urshult
WGS 84:
N 56° 31.766', E 14° 49.161'
WGS 84 - decimal:
56.52943, 14.81935
6267317, 1439332
6265021, 488888

To Strandhaus
WGS 84:

N 56° 29.622', E 14° 52.542'
WGS 84 - decimal:
56.49370, 14.87570
6263290, 1442746
6261036, 492347