Practical info

How you can book? You can book via Airbnb. Click here (opens in a new tab). Is there something you want to ask about before booking, you can do so via the Airbnb platform. Payments also take place on the Airbnb platform.
Price The price depends on what period you want to rent, the duration and number of guests.

To see the price, you can insert date for the stay and number of guests on the Airbnb platform (opens in a new tab).
Arrival, departure To see what you have to do upon arrival and departure, read this page, you can use the search function above to search for 'arrival' and 'departure' respectively.
Arrival, departure, key Before arrival you will receive a password and instructions on how to access a key set on arrival and what to do upon departure. This way, you have access to the key yourself at the time that suits you. This information you will receive from us via Airbnb.
Arrival, departure, check-in, check-out
  • Check-in starts at 13:00 hours, or otherwise if so agreed.
  • Check-out is latest 11:00 hours, or otherwise if so agreed
Size of the summerhouse Around 110 m2, including two annexes.
Number of guests, beds and extra mattresses In total it is possible to stay 9 to 11 persons in the summerhouse if you use all beds and mattresses as described here:
  • Big sleeping room: one double bed (180 cm wide) for two persons
  • Small bedroom: one double bed (140 cm wide) for two persons (Renovated summer 2020 including new double bed; pictures soon to come)
  • Big annex: one double bed for two persons
  • Small annex: one single bed for one person
  • Three full-sized mattresses to be used on the floor (one of them is a bit thin) and one youth-sized mattress in, 185 x 70 cm, which is a thin mattress. These extra mattresses are to be found in either one of the bedrooms or annexes and can be placed as you like
Bed linen will be placed on the beds and towels for all booked guests. Towels will be found in the big bathroom. If there are guests who are to sleep on the extra mattresses, then extra linens, duvets wiil be made available for you.
Dining table and chairs There is space for eight persons at the dining table. There are twelve dining chairs (some of which you can fetch from the shed and from the big annex). The dining chairs are solely for indoor use, however, the chairs from the shed may be used outdoor (return them if it starts to rain).

A baby chair can found in the shed (inside transparent plastic bags). It has no harness.

In the big annex you will find two extensions for the dining table (might already be mounted on the table).

Inside the house you will find two smaller chairs of the same height as the dining chairs.

In the big annex there is a table that can be used as an extra dining table for six persons. You can carry it yourself (two persons are needed to lift it), do remember to return the table.
Bathrooms There are two bathrooms, one of which is with shower and underfloor heating.
Internet, wifi, tv, chromecast There is fast wifi. You will receiv login info via an Airbnb message from us upon booking.

There is a tv with chromecast in the living room.
Music You are welcome to play music in the house and outside the house on the terrasse in front of the sitting room (nowhere else outside). All music outside has to stop latest 23.00. You can continue inside with windows closed.
Kitchen facilities There is a well-equipped cottage kitchen with five pots, two pans, plus general kitchen equipment, dishwasher with detergent tablets, coffee maker, toaster, stove and oven, microwave, a fridge plus an extra fridge with freezer.
Dishwasher Kitchen knives can be washed in the dishwasher.

Teflon pots, teflon pans, rice boilers and cutting boards are not allowed to be washed in the dishwasher.

If you are in doubt about where to place the kitchen utensils, just put it somewhere!

Do not switch off the dishwasher before it is finished. If you use the dishwasher shortly before departure, you can rinse things well and then use a short washing programme.
Cooking oil, salt, pepper You are welcome to use cooking oil, salt, pepper and spices from the kitchen.
Lots of outside space The size of the plot is 1200 m2.
Terrace, charis, and tables There is a large, partially covered terrace in front of the living room facing the rear garden.

There is a large terrace table with six chairs.

There is a small table five chairs (the chairs being slightly lower than the chairs for the large table).

Do not bring the indoor dining chairs outside (however, you may do so with the chairs from the shed).
Keep warm There is a heat pump and radiators and there is underfloor heating in the large bathroom.

If you use the wood-burning stove, please turn off the heat pump.

In the winter months, the floor heating can be switched on in the large bathroom.

There are radiators on the wall in the utility room and there are detached radiators in the two bedrooms and in the two annexes. These are all ready to turn on as needed.
Heat pump, usage The heat pump is operated by means of the remote control hanging next to the kitchen door. Take the remote control by hand and stand close to the heater, pointing it at when you want to use the remote control.

For basic use:
  1. Turn on using the red button (also do this to activate the remote control if the heat pump has been turned on via the app over the internet)
  2. Press the 'Mode' button until a symbol of a sun appears (do not confuse a star symbol that generates cold air)
  3. Turn up and down for temperature with arrows
heater
Ventilation of rooms Ventilate bedroom(s) daily. It is important, also for your own sake. There is no automatic ventilation as in newer houses. Remember to turn off the heat while venting.
Hot water Turn on the water heaters for the bathrooms and for the kitchen yourself upon arrival (and switch off upon departure).

The water heater for the bathrooms is in the utility room.

The water heater for the kitchen is located in the corner closet in the kitchen.
Trampoline There is a buried/ flatground trampoline. For the time being, however, it has no soft fabric edge.
Wood-burning stove There is a wood-burning stove in the living room.

When you rent the cottage a portion of firewood is included. The firewood is placed next to the wood-burning stove along with ignition blocks (and perhas also on the terrace). You find matches on top of the white closet in the middle of the living room.

If you need more firewood, you can buy it:
  • From a farm selling it
  • At the nearest builders merchant 7 km away (Stark, Åkærsvej 2, 8410 Rønde)
  • Or buy firewood briquettes in Dagli 'Brugsen in Thorsager 1.7 km away

Turn off the heat pump if you turn on the wood-burning stove stove.

Because of the risk of fire you are asked not to empty the wood-burning stove for ashes upon departure. Just leave it as it is. If need arises during the stay, you can use the tray inside the wood-burning stove to carry ashes and dispose of it between some bushes in the garden, well away from the house.
Camp fire There is a campfire in the rear garden. For firewood, see the section on wood-burning stove.
Charcoal grill There is a large charcoal grill. When using the grill, do so in safe distance from the house, for example on the terrace, furthest away from the house.

Bring charcoal yourself. You can use the firelighters to be found next to the wood-burning stove.

The grill and related things are placed in the shed.

The grill has to be cleaned after use. Tip: let the grill grate soak for some hours in the large flat tub hanging on the wall of the house next to the water tap at the greenhouse and use the steel brush or a pot sponge.
Mosquito repellent During summer time there can be some mosquitoes at night, especially in the campfire area. Consider bring a mosquito repellent.
Loungers for the garden There are two loungers for outdoor use. You will find them in the shed and return them afterwards.
Fire alarm, smoke detector The are six fire alarms/ smoke detectors which are serial connected in the following manner.
  • Network A.: Sitting room, big sleeping room, big annex
  • Network B.: Hall, small sleeping room, small annex
If one alarm is activated, the two others within the same network are also activated.

The fire alarms/ smoke detectors were installed October 2019 with all batteries changed March 2021.

You are advised to check that the fire alarms/ smoke detectors are working as they are supposed to. It is your own responsibility to conclude how much you will rely on the fire alarms/ smoke detectors.

We regularly check the fire alarms/ smoke detectors to ensure they work, but we cannot guarantee that a technical malfunction does not appear or the batteries will not run out while you are there. Also, pay attention: When the battery needs to be changed, the alarm will sound every 60 seconds - let us know or change the batteries yourself, we will pay for the cost upon receiving a receipt from the shop.

Fire alarms/ smoke detectors, of course, cannot replace common sense. So be careful with the stove, candles and other fire. Never leave the stove open. Do not leave candles close to something easily flammable, gently turn off candles well in advance of sleep. Do remember, you are in a wooden house.
Powder extinguisher, fire extinguisher In the hallway, in the middle of the house, there is a 2-kilo powder extinguisher.

Operation (see also illustrations on the powder extinguisher):
  1. Remove the fuse pin
  2. Point to the fire and press the handle
First aid kit, fleet remover In the hallway, in the middle of the house, there is first aid kit, extra patches and a fleet remover.
Rabbit You can bring your rabbits along. Contact for further details.
Pets Pets are not allowed indoors.
Smoking Smoking is not allowed indoors. You can find an ashtray in the shed (outdoor version with lid) and/or a jar with a lid. Do not leave cigarette butts anywhere.
Shopping There is 1.7 km to the supermarket Dagli 'Brugsen in Thorsager which is open daily from 07:00 to 20:00. Opening hours may may vary. The address is Ryomvej 44, Thorsager, 8410 Rønde. There are many shopping opportunities in Rønde, only 7 km. away.
Walks in the local area Click here for nice walks from the house.
Attractions in the vicinity Click on the following:
Beaches 10 km south to Følle Strand (Følle Beach) and about 30 km north to Fjellerup Strand (Fjellerup Beach) and Bønnerup Strand (Bønnerup Beach).
Arrival with Letbane (train) Letbanen (train) stops only 300 meters from the summerhouse. Letbanen goes from Aarhus-Grenaa-Aarhus. It takes 45 minutes to Aarhus city centre. Go to the website that runs the train (opens in a new tab).
Arrival by bus You can travel by bus to Thorsager from Aarhus and other places, currently you have to change bus in the town of Rønde. You find the bus stop on either the northbound (arriving from Aarhus) or southbound (departing for Aarhus) side of the roundabout in Thorsager Town.

The bus route and timetable changes from time to time.

The easiest way to find routes and timetables is to go to either:

Rejseplanen (opens in a new tab) or

Midttrafik (opens in a new tab).
Arrival by car Drive towards Askevej 3, 8410 Rønde.
Departure: most important Most importantly before departure, use common sense, make the place about as clean as it was when you arrived.

Do not leave trash or other items (there is trash can out to the road).

Notify us if something is damaged whether it's your fault or not, so we can find a solution to that as well.
Departure: cleaning In the large bathroom there is a red bucket. In the utility room you will find various cleaning detergents,cleaning equipment, and disposable gloves.
Departure: cleaning of floors Please vacuum clean all the rooms you have used, so they are about as clean as when you arrived.

If the floors are not dirty after vacuum cleaning, you do not need to take further action.

If the floors are still dirty, wipe them with a moist cloth or mop. When cleaning the wooden flors, use only a moist cloth/ mop. The wooden floors are not supposed to get wet. If the wooden floors do get wet, please dry them immediately.
Departure: linens, duvets On departure, please do the following:
  • Take off the linens. Just put them in a pile on the floor
  • Place duvets over chairs in the rooms, closet doors or chairs in the living room so they can vent
Departure: switch off Please turn off:
  1. Heat pump in the living room (use the remote control, do not switch off the wall switch)
  2. Underfloor heating in the big bathroom
  3. All radiators
  4. The water heater for the bathrooms (located in the utility room)
  5. The water heater in the kitchen (located in the corner closet of the kitchen)
  6. All light - if it's dark, feel free to leave the outdoor light on to make it easier for you
Do not turn off the wireless internet (wifi), the refrigerators or freezer.
Departure: windows and doors Upon departure, check inside that all windows and doors are closed and locked. Especially the garden door from the living room is easy to overlook if it is locked, because you can hardly see if it is locked.

Once you have locked the summer house, we ask you to use the one minute it takes to walk around the house and inspect all the windows and grasp all the doors, so we are absolutely sure that everything is locked.

Remember to put the key set in the key box and lock it — that is, set all the numbers to random numbers.