Swedish Seaside Getaway on Stilts, Anyone?

Go for the gravity defiance. Stay for the views.

September 20, 2018 9:00 am

In America, our idea of Swedish architecture is a $9K tiny home from IKEA.

In Sweden, their idea of Swedish architecture is a $1.1M Baltic Sea getaway on stilts.

Currently up for grabs, this Trigueiros Architecture-designed house is planted on a hilltop in Trosa, a picturesque seaside town just an hour southeast of Stockholm by car. That means, should you make it your second home, you’re looking at 270-degree panoramic, oceanic views.

Outwardly, the sole purpose of the stilts seems to be to provide maximum elevation (drinks on the wraparound terrace, anyone?), but the listing notes they were used to minimize disturbance of the surrounding environment — forgoing the need for any blasting. How very Nordic.

Swedish Stilt House (8 images)

Inside the Swedish summit house, the minimalist one-floor layout belies the 9,950 000 SEK price tag. There are three bedrooms, two baths and a large open area that includes the kitchen, living and dining room (all looking out onto the terrace and sea). But take into account the private beach, sauna and pier, and we’ve got ourselves a European vacation home.

Go ahead and get in touch if your interest is piqued, but if you’re looking for something a little less permanent, there are some fir-tree cabins you should see.

All photos via Swedbank Fastighetsbyrå AB

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