Here we have our house for sale in Bastutjärn, Vasterbotton, North Sweden
The sale price of this property is £27 000 OVNO
ABOUT THE PROPERTY AND LAND:
The house has 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, bathroom and cellar and sits on 8.5 acres of land(meadow and wooded areas) and was built in 1938
On the plot of land is a large barn containing woodworking machinery - industrial planer, bench drill, two lathes, sanding and other handtools.
The barn is entered by the central door into a hall that gives access to the workshop on one hand and storage area on the other.
The house has radiators throughout, heat pumped by electricity or from the wood burner in the basement.
The cellar has a heater and a dehumidifier.
There is also a large separate double garage which has a guest bedroom built on the end of it and an outside toilet nearby.
The plot contains the buildings, a large meadow (which is cut by a local farmer at no cost) and the periphery is your own forested area.
The map below shows the two nearest properties in blue and a rough outline of the boundary of our plot in red.
Currently we rent this property out to tenants and they will come with the sale of the property. The tenants have a 4 year contract, with 2 years left on this. However, under Swedish law, and under the terms of the contract, the landlord can end the tenancy before this time with 3 months notice, or the tenants can end the tenancy with 2 months notice. The tenants pays us 2430 Swedish Kroner rental per calendar month and pay their own electricity, septic tank emptying, council tax etc.
The whole site provides a great opportunity to live or run a business. There is potential for offering camping on the meadow; continuing with house rental to tenants; building small holiday homes on the land; smallholding etc.
THE LOCAL AREA
The house is a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive from the nearest town (Norsjo) that has Shops/Banks/Swimming Pool/Sport center/Doctors/Pharmacy etc.
Activities in the area are:
- a ski slope with a button lift - only 5 miles away
- ice fishing
- cross country skiing
- dog sledding
- hiking and hunting
- beautiful lakes
- cable car
You can also see the Sami reindeer herders during winter which is spectacular and the wild life in the area includes Moose, Reindeer, Lynx, Brown Bear, Wolves etc.
90% of Swedish people speak English so the language barrier is not a problem and Sweden is very multicultural so you won't feel alone when you arrive.
HOW TO GET THERE
Getting to Vasterbotton is very easy with a direct flight from Heathrow to Skellefteå airport and from there it is an hour drive to the property. (hire a car from Skellefteå Airport or use the twice daily coach)
The property is also a 2 hours drive to the Norway Border.
The tenants pay the bills
a rough guide to running costs if you were living there are:
electricity for heating etc costs around £250-300 per month in winter and around £50per month or so in summer.
You have to pay a tax to the local kommun (council) each year, around £150.
House price plus 6000 - 7000 Swedish Kroner (SEK) (approx £600-£700). The fees are payable at the time the contracts are signed.
A 1.5% tax on the purchase price is payable to the Swedish government, plus 800 SEK (approx £80). This is payable after the purchase
The transfer of ownership will be taken care of by our Bank in Sweden which is a very straight forward process.
The house deeds are shown in pics.
We are selling this property as we want to build a bigger property in the same area.
We reserve the right to keep this listing active until the sale of our house is agreed in principle.
I am happy to answer any questions you may have......
Please no dreamers or timewasters .