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Seeking to stay somewhere in rural, quiet Sweden we found this property. I did not realise at first that the listing is for the second floor of the house and that the Jansson family lived below. However the Janssons are the most hospitable, welcoming people I could have hoped for. If you're a fan of Magic the Gathering or Chess then beware, Mattias or his son Ragnar will certainly beat you!
The property itself consists of a dining room with a view to die for, a spacious kitchen, two double bedrooms and one single, a bathroom and a gorgeous lounge area. We were free to use a barbecue and there is a lovely firepit built by the lake - we ended up spending a lot of our time building fires and relaxing by Lake Lyen. The area is so quiet, even with another family around (you won't notice their presence much). Often the only noises I could hear were a cow moo-ing in the village, and birds chirping. Absolute bliss.
The location of the house is in a small village, about 40 minutes drive away from Värnamo, where you will find the nearest supermarket and systembolaget. Storemosse national park is also only an hour away, and contains some of the most beautiful scenery and walking trails we have seen. We spent two whole days exploring the national park and still didn't see everything. Lyåsa is an accessible 2.5 hour drive from Gothenburg-Landvetter airport.
Bear in mind if you are planning to stay, there is a rental fee for ben linen and towels which is not listed on the description (150kr per person). This was a negligible fee to not have to bring our own, and the beds were so comfy.
My only regret is that our trip wasn't longer. Even a week is not enough time to soak up the beauty of the area. We're already planning when to return! Thank you Annika and Mattias!