Van(d)witty homes: Here you will be skipper in his own home

The average Danish dwelling makes itself more in the terraces, carport, and not least a solid foundation over the ropes and walkways. But it is, nonetheless,

Van(d)witty homes: Here you will be skipper in his own home

The average Danish dwelling makes itself more in the terraces, carport, and not least a solid foundation over the ropes and walkways.

But it is, nonetheless, that comes with, if you dream to get close to the water and buy one of the houseboats, there is right now for sale on the Danish housing market. It writes boligsitet men study.dk.

therefore, It is not necessarily a mortgage, to suit everyone, according to Mogens Steffensen, who is a real estate agent at Home Amager - Sundbyvester and who have lived in and traded with houseboats in about 16 years.

'It may well be a little cumbersome - you have to have track on everything from moorings to vandtilførelse. It also means that you can not just go in Silvan and buy a standard, if there is something that goes in the pieces. But if one lives in a cosy, close to harbor, where you will learn to know each other, and if you care to use underwater, then it's right outside the front door', he says to men study.dk.

At the moment, according men study.en ten houseboats offered for sale over the country. They are located in different prices ranging from a little over one million dollars to closer to the seven.

Here are three possibilities to settle on the sea


Trangravsvej 1, Copenhagen K
the Houseboat Karla from 1950 is located in the outskirts of the Christianshavn district of the capital close to the ”Kyssebroen”, leading to Nyhavn on the other side of the harbor entrance.

the Boat has a terrace on the upper deck and the 55 square meter of housing, spread on an open kitchen-dining area and living room, and two rooms on the lower deck.

Price: 2.495.000 crowns

See the houseboat here


In the copenhagen nybyggerområde Teglholmen is the houseboat Eva II.

Once served as testkøkken for Noma, now it is a modern dwelling of 140 square meters with a højloftet kitchen-dining area, three rooms and a sun deck that goes all the skiff around.

Price: 2.950.000 crowns

See the houseboat here


the harbor not far from Fisketorvet is this 90-square-foot “water-resistant” home among the other houseboats. Here you will get a refurbished residence from 1961 in two levels spread over three rooms and nooks with a view to the water.

Price: 3.850.000 crowns

See the houseboat here

Updated Date: 08 December 2019, 11:00

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