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Sweden's 'cosiest' summer house for sale

Oliver Gee · 20 Feb 2012, 13:52

Published: 20 Feb 2012 13:52 GMT+01:00

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“You get four walls and a roof, a door… and a little window,” said real estate agent Conny Wistrand to The Local.

Wistrand is aware that a three square metre summer cottage can’t offer much more than the novelty of being the cosiest cottage in the country, but he claimed that for 139,000 kronor ($20,780) there are a few added benefits.

“It’s extremely close to the beach and you get your own parking space,” he said, adding that these can be a nightmare to find in the area when the weather is good.

“It’s not the kind of place you’d want to live, but it’s perfect for one night, or a good day base if you’re at the beach. There are two beds there if you need a sleep, or you could always just use the cottage as a storage area while you’re enjoying the beach”.

Click here to see more photos of the summer house

The cottage is one of about 100 in the area; however Wistrand is confident that this one in particular takes the prize as the absolute smallest, even though the size means other essentials are overlooked.

“I should add, there’s no electricity or water, you can’t build on to the house, or renovate it - it is on private land. But you could always paint it if you wanted to give it some TLC,” he said.

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According to the agent, there has already been some interest in the place, and he predicts it will be sold before the end of the week.

“Keep your eye on this listing,” he said. “It won’t be around for long.”

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Your comments about this article

15:01 February 20, 2012 by roaringchicken92
So it is essentially a 135000 Kr parking space. Pass.
15:06 February 20, 2012 by Lemon1987
looks bit like WC cabin.
15:17 February 20, 2012 by 2394040
Looks like a well-appointed outhouse to me.:):)
16:19 February 20, 2012 by Svensksmith
Great place if you're a midget.
16:23 February 20, 2012 by klubbnika
Looks like an utedass.
23:24 February 20, 2012 by Iraniboy
I agree with Lemon1987 :D
07:55 February 21, 2012 by Lemon1987
Or it could be also an Ideal place for claustrophobic people :d
11:13 February 21, 2012 by asteriks
This is little strange that they got permission to build houses (without electricity) on the beach. By the way, for the same money you can buy 30 years old house 50m2 in some village 50km from Orebro, with electricity and all the rest.
12:49 February 21, 2012 by hejsweden
this is cheaper than beach huts in the UK. theres that sold in sand banks for over a £100,000 pounds.
23:22 February 25, 2012 by NicholasEco

Beach huts and UK is the funniest joke EVER!

They rarely have good weather there, so why bother investing any amount of money on those?? It's the equivalent of selling ice at the North Pole!
13:59 February 27, 2012 by rohermoker
I dont feel so bad now, I bought a cabin with 80 acres in Minnesota for $90,000.
06:46 February 28, 2012 by sunnchilde
Can you go sleep in the parking space instead?
18:24 March 13, 2012 by rmc0008
I think it's cute!!!
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