The Kammakargatan kitchen. Photo: Fastighetsbyrån
Gallery: The Local's Property of the Week
Published: 04 Mar 2014 12:35 GMT+01:00
A classically furnished pad under the Stockholm skies offers any would-be buyer superb views of the inner-city rooftops. Bold tiles and luxury finishes show the potential to create a truly unique home, bang in the middle of the capital.
Four rooms and a well-sized kitchen nestle high up under the rooftop of this property built in 1862. A family could easily build a home in this 132 square metre property, less than five minutes from the French school on Döbelnsgatan, and, straight across the graveyard, the International School on Johannesgatan.
The property itself sports classic bathrooms, reminiscent of unspoiled Upper East Side pads in New York. Also the kitchen has a old-school feel, but the current owners' choice of furnishing shows how easy you can turn up the heat on the deco.
IN PICTURES: A luxury home under the eaves in downtown Stockholm
The open flow between the dining area slash library and the sizeable living area further adds a feeling of openness to the light flat.
Swedish artist Laleh alongside Björn Ulvaeus. Photo: Björn Ulvaeus
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Stockholm City Hall under the cover of clouds. Photo: TT
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Isaac Bachman, Israel's ambassador to Sweden. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
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Swedish mulled wine served the traditional way. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
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The Women's History Museum is part of Umeå's new cultural centre (white building). Photo: Karl Jóhannesson/Flickr
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