Lakefront home with boat sauna

Lake Nissången from the opposite side of the house

Size: 65 m2

Beds: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Sauna: Yes
Fireplace: Yes
Fridge: Yes
Boat: Rowboat

Pets: No
Smoking: No

Beach/Swimming: 5 m
Fishing: 5 m
Restaurant: 15 km
Shopping: 15 km
WiFi: 15 km (Library, ICA)

GPS: N 60.67573, E 13.49290

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Short description

Gorgeously located cottage in quiet forest location directly on the lake Nissången, 15 km from the center of Malung (Dalarna). Distance from Stockholm 350 km, Göteborg 420 km, Malmö 710 km.

Enter the lake for swimming directly from the plot. The beach is shallow with sand bottom – excellent for small children. Further up in the bay is a public bathing beach – one of the very best in Malung. There is one neighbour in between. On a hot /sunny day, local families may come as bathers. The total quietness may be interrupted for a few hours.

Spacious sun deck with dining table, facing south and west offering a 180 degree magnificent view of the lake.

The living-room has a fireplace the dining table is placed by a large set of windows offering a stunning view over the lake. In the back of the room is one Queen size bed.

The bedroom has two bunk beds of the old Dalecarlian type, in total four (4 x 80 cm) beds. Additional twin beds (2 x 80 cm) is available in a small (6 m2) bedroom in the boathouse building.

The kitchen, lacking running water, is equipped with wood stove, LPG stove & oven and LPG fridge.

A log house directly on the beach contains a wood fired sauna, a simple (camping) shower and a relax room with breathtaking views over the lake, along with a sundeck in two levels and a connecting pier into the lake.

The woodshed is located in the boathouse. Here you find also two standard bicycles, the row-boat and safety wests in adult and children sizes: Life vests: (1 x 15-30kg; 2 x 20-30kg; 1 x 40-60kg), Sailing vests: (1 x 50-60kg; 2 x 60-70kg; 1 x 70-80kg).

Separate privy (outside dry toilet) with lake view.

Availability & Seasons

  • The vacation home is rented to families and adults (25+)
  • Available May-September: Weekly (Saturday-Saturday)
  • During Mid- and High season (late June, July, August), the normal rental period is minimum two (2) weeks
  • List of current Availability
  • Always included: Firewood, LPG gas, Rowboat and two (standard) Bicycles; Optional services: Bedlinen & Towels, Final cleaning
  • Rates vary with the season. Request current Availability and Rate. Include information on the size of your family/group? # Adults/Children? Children ages?

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Limited standard

The standard of the house is charmingly primitive. This means that you have neither electricity nor running water. All lighting comes from oil lamps and candles. Drinking water is collected from a covered well on the lot by winding up a chained bucket.

Personal hygiene matters are preferably carried out in the lake. The toilet (privy) is of type outside lavatory.

For a successful vacation, you should enjoy outdoor life close to the nature in a unique location with spectacular views. The standard does not appeal to those who require comfortable city living.

At lake Nissången, life style is ”back to basics” – outdoor life style. You are no longer constantly online “the net”.

Good fishing

Good fishing oportunities for perch and pike.
The fishing in lake Nissången is good for perch and pike. 

In the area you will find many lakes, rivers and smaller creeks that house grayling, trout, char, pike and different whitefish like perch. In most lakes and rivers you can use whatever gear you like, such as fly rod, casting rod or a classic rod with a line and a float. There are also a few lakes, which are stocked with rainbow trout.

Sångån by the outflow from lake Nissången - good for stream fishing
The outflow of lake Nissången into river Sångån => Västerdalälven.

The river Västerdalälven, is the heart of the whole area and here you can have fantastic fishing for grayling and trout in the streams. And of course it also houses sizeable pikes and massive amounts of different whitefish. The fishing is easily accessible by the plentiful gravel roads that run through our countryside and forests. 


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