Our Town House

Welcome to our town house in Sydhavnen (South Harbour) in the capital of Denmark – Copenhagen. We are happy to share our house with you. In this guide you will find practical information about the house and the near by area, that might be helpful during your stay. We hope you will take your time to enjoy the lovely area and urban vibe in Sydhavnen as much as we do.

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THE AREA & THE HOUSE

Sydhavnen is a less trodden path in Copenhagen and a neighbourhood that mixes nature, an architectural boom and authentic harbour-side living on the edge of the city.

Only a few kilometers from Tivoli and the Central Station.

Head south along the Copenhagen harbour and you’ll find yourself in Sydhavnen, one of the new, upcoming neighbourhoods on the Copenhagen map. This former fishing area is experiencing an architectural boom and should be your go-to-place for waterside experiences off the beaten track – and for visiting the city’s fluffy ambassadors.

The “new” Sydhavenen consists of several “holme” (Engholmene, Sluseholmen, Teglholmen) – we live in the area Teglholmen.

Our house was built on a pier in Copenhagen Harbour in 2020 and part of the row with seven other Town Houses. 

The house is app 170 sqm in 4 levels including the roof top terrace.

STEP INTO NATURE RIGHT OUTSIDE THE HOUSE

Even if you are only few kilometers from the heart of the city centre you are also very close to nature. From our house you have a beautiful view over the green area AMAGER FÆLLED which has a lot of animal life. Even if its only a 100 meters away you have to pass the canals with can be done by a lock nearby (click on link) – also you can enjoy animal life and nature at the very popular area SYDHAVNSTIPPEN where you will can say hello to Alpacas, lambs and wild horses.

TIP – best nature walking path to the center of Copenhagen

If you go to the top of the hill right after the lock you can enjoy the view and let installations guide you through the circles (picture below). This place is also great for watching the sunset over Copenhagen. If you follow the walking path along the canals it will lead you to the very urban and hip area ISLANDS BRYGGE which is worth a visit with lots of life, bars, cafes. It’s only 500 m from the central place of Copenhagen and Tivoli, so I recommend you to take this stroll if you like to walk your way to the city center.

The pier on the picture below can be seen from our house – straight opposite nearby the iconic building Metropolis.

If you follow the path (on the Amager-side of the canal) all the way to the centre, you will pass by a lot of lovely places like this (bring your swimming suti and jump in if you like!)

SHOPPING, CAFES, RESTAURANTS ETC

BARS & RESTAURANTS

ROOTS WINE BAR – Teglholmens Østkaj 30, 2450 København (50 m. from our house with the coolest location)

SYDHAVNENS VINBAR – Borgbjergsvej 52, 2450 København (bar and bottle shop and light meals)

RESTAURANT VANDVID – Ben Websters Vej 3, 2450 København SV. Brillant food on a beautiful house boat only 200 m from our house. MUST eat place.


GROCERY & BAKERY

We have several options nearby. In Støberigade you find both NETTO and SPAR and i Sluseholmen you find IRMA. All of them will provide you will all you need.

In Sluseholmen you find the bakery LAGKAGEHUSET (600 m. from our house).

A huge great Italian supermarket (SUPERMARCO) is only 500 m away. We really recommend you to vist this place and try out some of their delicious delicates. 

CAFEES

Yum Yoga and Cafe – great location only 200 m. away – you can do drop in yoga classes her

Riccos– great coffee and nice decor

Milles Mini – GREAT cakes and coffee to stay or to go.

Cafe slusen – see below

THE LOCK "SLUSEN"

Slusen is a lock in the South Harbour of CopenhagenDenmark. It regulates water levels and inhibits unfavourable currents in the Copenhagen Harbour, occupying both sides of the narrow strait between Zealand and Amager. It lends its name to the adjacent Sluseholmen neighbourhood which is right next to Teglholmen.

In this area you will find a lot of house boat, people fishing, small fishermen houses and the one of the coolest cafes in Copenhagen – CAFE SLUSEN. It has the best view over the Harbour and outside seating. It’s very popular and especially during the summers its often very crowed, but the vibe is amazing. YOU REALLY HAVE TO GO THERE! (The images above are taken from the cafe).

HOW TO GET AROUND

BY BUS, TRAIN, METRO

Public transportation is easy from our house. From Støberigade (in front of SPAR) you get on board bus 7A that takes you to the Central Station in 10 minutes. From here you can catch busses, Metro or train to take you everywhere in Copehagen or around Denmark. You can buy a city-pass that will give you access to all public transportation – more info here 

THE HABOUR BUSSES

Every 30. minutes the habour bus leaves directly from Teglholmen, and gives you the possiblity of exploring Copenhagen from the seaside. Information about times and tickets etc. here

TO/FROM THE AIRPORT

Our house is app. 10 min by car or taxi to Kastrup Lufthavn. Taxi is available at any time at the airport and can be ordered on forehand on +45 3535 3535 if you need it during your stay. You can also go by Metro.

CAR AND PARKING

Parking in the street is only 2 hours outside the house. Unfortunately we dont have the possibility of lenting out our private parking. So you need go and change the place of the car if you stay for longer. 

Copenhagen Habour bus right outside the house

GO SWIMMING IN THE HABOUR

Wanna live like the locals? Then you need to dip in crystal clear water of Copenhagen Harbour.

In summer harbour pools are open, but you can swim all year around right outside the house – it is rather unique for a capital to have water in the harbour clean enough to swim in – you can even fish from our terrace.

We are just swimming right outside the house, but you can visit the free swimming zones everywhere in the area. 

Read about the Habour pools here

 

GUIDE TO OUR HOUSE

Sunrise is amazing here
GROUND FLOOR

In the ground floor you find a BATHROOM NO. 1 and the KITCHEN with all needed equipment and seeting for 6 persons. From the kitchen you walk directly to the lower terrace with sun beds and seating area for up to 6 people. Feel free to use the expresso machine to treat yourself with a great morning coffee – if you feel comfortable using it. Also there is a Quooker installed providing you with boiling water directly from the tap. 

From there you can jump directly to the swimming area of the houses. 

TIP: Enjoy you morning coffee on the bench at entrance part of the house. From here you will be able to watch the sunrise from February to June. 

FIRST FLOOR

On the first floor you find a MASTER BEDROOM 1 with a lovely view to the sea and the LIVING ROOM. From the living room there is a nice glass BALCONY, which is a great reading spot. Also there is a closed off storage room (not for use).

NOTE: Dont close the door the balcony 100% from the outside while staying there, since its difficult to open from the outside (there is no handle).

IMPORTANT – Please, do not use the desk in the livingroom.!

 

SECOND FLOOR

On the second floor you find another 2 BEDROOMS – boths with sea view, french balconies and double beds (140 cm w). As well as the LARGER BATHROOM with both washing machine and dryer.

ROOF TOP

On the top floor you find a quiet but huge privat roof top terrace. Feel free to use the BBQ (remember to turn of the gas) and the our door kitchen (note: there is only cold water). In the storage room under the kitchen you find a minor selection of kitchen equipment.

Feel free to use all blankets, mattresses and pillows (left inside the house on the upper stairs to the rooftop). But pls. take them inside the house in the nighttime and during rain. If it is very warm, we would be happy if you water the plants.

HOUSE RULES

Max of 6 persons to stay overnight

The house is locked with  keyless solution. Your personal digital code will be handed out before arrival.

No pets allowed

No smoking – either inside or outside

Towel and linen pr. person included – you don’t have to bring! Will be left on the beds.

Cleaning fee DKK 700 pr. stay must be paid upon arrival.

Please take care of our things and our kind neighbors (= no parties and no loud music btw 10pm -10 am)

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