Second home deal, ødegård, torp, Swedish house, forest
farm in Sweden.
will bring reflections on my experience and try to connect issues
from many fields in the hope that I can bring something of interest
I see the web as a unique possibility for communication and stimulation.
Who is Soren
Breiting - Søren Breiting?
I was born 8th August 1947 i Frederikssund, Denmark. Since childhood
I have had a drive to explore the World around me. My intersts are
education as a researcher, teacher and communicator, natural history
and outdoor life, photography, developmental issues incl. environmental
conservation, bird watching and not least my big family.
Trained as a biologist with a focus on ecology until 1975. Since
then working with science education and environmental education
and as an educational researcher and teacher. From childhood been
occupied with photography and birding / bird watching
a deserted house (ødegård) with forest in Southern
wife and I bought an old house, or in fact an old
forest farm, in Sweden this spring to have as a
vacation house or fritidshus / sommerhus as we say in Danish. The
property is lying in the Swedish landscape of Blekinge in southern
Sweden. Blekinge is well known for its nice climate
- expressed in the notion of Blekinge being the garden of Sweden.
always since boyhood loved the forest and dreamed about having a
forest. So now my dreams came through. The area is about 10 hectares,
or 100.000 m2, and has a length of 0.6 kilometer down to the attractive
Bräkneån, a stream rich in fish and crayfish.
is still possible to find a very attractive old house in Southern
Sweden and to buy it for a reasonable price - but who knows how
long time that will last.
put some of my experience into another website about such property:
svensk ødegård or torp,
as we say in Danish.
stable is red, the socalled svenskrød color,
typical for many ødegårde in Sweden.
main house of our 'ødegård' is yellow, not so typical
as svenskrød for ødegårde in Sweden. The yellow
color is also called herregårdsgul, meaning
On this photo of our new property it is clear to see the typical
basement with stone cellar.