The landscape surrounding the Danish fishing village of Agger is characterized by water, beaches, dunes and heathlands. The Light House is situated only 650 meters from the North Sea coast, opposite a small lake. The building is composed of two very different structures: a horizontal pent roof house, with broad windows and Douglas fir panelling, and a vertical slate-roofed A-shaped house. In the pent roof house, with its open, transparent design, you will find an open living, dining and cooking area, a bedroom and a bathroom. Here you will always feel close to nature – even from the bathtub you can enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding dune landscape. White walls, light-coloured wooden floors, dark integrated furniture and individual design classics features: these rooms with their pared-down design radiate Scandinavian coolness and urban elegance. The pointed roof house conveys a sense of security. It has two more bedrooms, a bathroom and a gallery under the gables. This room, with sleeping space for two children, offers panoramic views over the Flade Lake, across the dunes, and out to the Lodberg Lighthouse.
Surrounding the house there are several terraces, so you can find sun or shade depending on your preferences, or shelter from the wind which often blows here and makes the area a surfer’s paradise.
What to do
Trekking in the Thy National Park, long beach walks, mountain bike tours, cycling, horseback riding, mushrooming in the woods, kitesurfing, standup paddleboarding, windsurfing, kayaking, sea and fjord fishing, oyster gathering (in the winter season), wellness, the Jesperhus Blomsterpark amusement park, Legoland, the Nordsø Akvariet aquarium, day trips to Aarhus and Aalborg.
Why we like this house
An elegant version of the Scandinavian holiday home – spacious, light-flooded rooms in a modern Nordic design, surrounded by nature.
This house is great for
Holidays with families or friends, also fantastic for couples.
Søren Sarup lives in Aarhus and Agger. The independent Danish architect works professionally in the planning and design of all building types, from summerhouses to multi-story buildings.
|Region||DK – Denmark, Agger|
|Scenery||between a lake and the North Sea in the middle of a heath landscape|
|Number of guests||Max. 6 people plus 2 kids|
|Design||Søren Sarup, PURAS Architects, Aarhus|
|Published||CUBE Select 4/2019, dwell.com, Kurier 6/2019, Zuhause Wohnen 6/2019, zweikuesten.de 3/2019, Dezeen 1/2019, Der Standard 11/2018, Haus & Bauen Extra 2018|
|Criteria||1-6 (house/apartment), Beach, Family, Garden, Hiking, Lake/river, Sea|
|Same Partners||Vesterlandet, aavego|
|Same Architects||The Frame House, TheNordicX, Vesterlandet, Agger Farmhouse, The Triangle, Recharge House Klitmøller, Recharge House Agger, Woodhouse, aavego|
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