An idyllic Swedish summer cottage in Orust

With preperations under way in Sweden for one of the biggest events of the calendar year - midsummer's eve, I thought it would be apt to show a pretty former sea captain's cottage over looking the beautiful Gothenburg archipelego, on Sweden's west coast. What a perfect spot this would be to enjoy the longest day of the year: sing, eat and dance around a maypole with family and friends, don't you think?

55 Kvadrat. Photography: Anders Bergstedt

Just so idyllic!

And guess's for sale! How incredibly tempting! Could you spend your summer's here?

More pictures and the complete details here.

The Gothenburg archipelago is one of my favourite places in the world, it's absolutely stunning. My family and I have spent many incredible summers sailing around the islands. Do let me know if you ever visit and I can give you some tips.

More Scandinavian summer cottage tours here if I've got you in the mood (this one might come up first so just scroll passed). 

Don't miss my mini midsummer's eve guide tomorrow...wild flowers at the ready!

Have a lovely day!


  1. I wish I could move I would buy it in a second! Just Gorgeous!!!

  2. These are just beautiful --- and so peaceful!!! Wish I could have my coffee there in the morning and vino in the evening!

  3. How idyllic? Needing a massive dose of this right now....

  4. I'm in loveeee!!! So beautiful!!!

  5. Love all your homes you feature here. This is gorgeous!

  6. Wow!! I would love to live in a place like this one!!

  7. Wow! Just wow! At first, I look at the simplest home and then, the simple is elegant at the inside <3 Cheers! Love it!

    Nancy Ballard

  8. All these pictures is the evidence of purity of nature and their creation with these gorgeous cottage. There is mostly interiors are wooden-made.
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  9. Oh, it´s really beautiful! I can imagine spending there some time :)

  10. I'm Denise Morito and my daughter is Gabriella, we live in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil. We really love your blog with the beautiful house interiors you post, we can "travel" through them. Congratulations!!! Cheers, Denise & Gabi


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