Here’s a (slightly lesser known) phrase about people in glass houses: They get a Mediterranean climate. This unique house within a greenhouse on the west coast of Sweden promises just that.
Despite winter temperatures that are regularly below freezing, this home near the city of Gothenberg is quite mild, thanks to the greenhouse surrounding it. The three bedroom home was built in 2015, and, thanks to the greenhouse insulation, solar panels, and technology, is quite energy efficient. Plus, the glass ceiling and walls don’t just keep the heating bills low—it’s warm enough inside to grow apricots, tomatoes, kiwi, and grapes year round.
The house itself features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, polished concrete floors, and a wood burning stove. It’s all basically brand new, having just been built two years ago. The greenhouse even leaves room for a roof terrace, where the glass structure’s beams and lake views are great for “big parties from March to October.” There’s also the potential for a “summer kitchen.”
The unique house sits on more than 22 acres of land with forest and a beautiful lake, which “is magical and the nature on offer gives relaxation.” There’s also a “floating bridge and guest cottage for further well-being.” And with old summer homes and out buildings on the property, the listing says it’s perfect for someone who might want to develop it as a vacation resort business.
The property is accepting offers starting at 7 million SEK, or about $863,000 USD.
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