Accomodation

Aplagården Guest Farm

 

The Annex

 

stay with us at Aplagården in the fully equipped 100 sq. m. annex or sidebuilding that sleeps up to 6. It is the building to the right of the main house. The house has 3 bedrooms, living room, fully equipped kitchen,bath with WC, another WC, covered deck with table and chairs,grill.and most important of all, privacy. Wireless internet, tv, dvd etc. are some of the practical amenities. Electric heaters in all rooms as well as a cast iron woodstove in the livingroom. Sleep well in comfortable double beds, one bedroom has en-suite wc/bathroom, the othe bedroom has a wc just across the hall. Perfect for barbecuing in the back garden.

 

Step out in the huge garden with old apple trees and a peaceful trout pond. Enjoy the rich sounds of nature without disturbing traffic noise .Let the kids play without worrying about traffic. Enjoy a lawn game of badminton, croquet, kubb etc. Read a good book in the shade or take a nap in on the lawn.. Or enjoy the incredibly rich bird life on the property that ranges from swallows to ospreys and cranes. Perhaps you'll get an early morning visit from a moose. Or take a stroll through our pastures and fishing ponds and enjoy the horses , the Highland cattle, cats and our friendly dogs. Enjoy a sip of water from our natural spring, crystal clear, pure and cool., piped straigth into your tap A great advantage here is that there are no mosquitos and no unpleasent "farms " smells, just clean, crisp country air.The covered outside deck is ideal for eating meals outside, and you can enjoy beautiful and peaceful views of horses grazing and expansive green fields.

 

Have a cook out with self caught Rainbow trout and other local delicasies or join the other guests for a delicious meal cooked outside in our Italian wood fired oven. We cook custom made meals several times a week as requested by our guests. Meats, fresh fish, pizza, pies, waffles, you name it. Ask for the menu with delicious choices.

 

 

 

In short, the good life the way life should be. Great for all ages and even the children can ride here.

 

Ideal for summer vacations for families and couples, riding vacations, horse or riding training or just a nice country get-away weekend. Open year round.

 

We offer trail rides in the beautiful surrounding nature or instruction in the indoor arena. Perfect for beginners or experienced riders. Even children can ride here as long as the parents assist..

Try out English or Western riding, or perhaps bareback riding. Our guests can participate in grooming and saddling the horses, and learn about horses in general, everything from trimming hooves to groundworking.

We drive our horses as well and perhaps you'd like to experience the thrill of sitting in a wagon behind a powerful horse, or even learn to drive yourself. We can teach you how to prepare and train your own horse for driving.

 

We offer courses in Equine Assisted Learning which is great fun and an insight into how your personality is perceived by others as well as a hands on excercise to get better cohesion and participation in groups be it work groups or family groups.

 

Come for a week or for a weekend, bring your kids,horses, your bikes, golf clubs or your fly fishing gear and enjoy the wonderful landscape that surrounds the farm. Or just bring yourself and wind down and relax.

 

Join us on our popular nature walks in the nearby nature preserve and enjoy halfday or fullday hikes through magical forest where you can observe birds and perhaps wildlife such as deer, foxes, moose, lynx, wild boar if you're lucky. We pick local berries and mushrooms depending on season and we'll enjoy a snack or a full lunch outside.

 

Enjoy slow living at Aplagården!

 

Interior photos of the annex

 

The homesteads

 

Enjoy total privacy and solitude.

 

The houses are approx. 100 meters apart and share the shower facilities, sink for doing the dishes and running water, in a separate house.There is electricity in the houses and hotplates and fridges in the kitchens. Each house has its own private outhouse / dry toilet in a building outside each house.

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You will be staying in the deep forest and you can enjoy watching the moose and deer graze outside the buildings. There are also lynx, the occational wolf etc. plus a formidable bird life ranging from eagles, hawks, owls, grouse etc. The views are spectacular and so is the nature here. Pick berries, mushrooms, spot wildlife, go for hikes in the woods or bike on a wide array of endless logging roads. Ideal and safe for children with no traffic. It takes approximately 15 minutes to bike or drive down to a wonderful, family- orientated beach that is located at lake Lilla Havssjön.

 

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this old farm that 150 years ago housed many people before most of them emigrated to the US. Life was a struggle for most of them, but now the place is used for enjoyment and relaxation. A great place to catch up and enjoy the good life. The name of the farm is Eckornabacken and you can find it on google Maps.

Here you really can forget the stress of the city without sacrificing the convenience of electricity and a hot shower.

 

It takes only 15 minutes to drive back to civilization, though, for shopping or a latte in quaint Tidaholm.

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