Vetehuset-Skorda: Quiet Loft w/Private Elevator Vetehuset-Skorda: Quiet Downtown Loft w/Elevator

  • Living room area with comfy chairs and sofa that converts to full-size bed - historic windows used to look outside before the building next store was constructed
    Living room area with comfy chairs and sofa that converts to full-size bed - historic windows used to look outside before the building next store was constructed
  • Ceiling fan moves the air while the window on the ceiling replicates daylight - it is synchronized with our location, so it darkens when the sun sets - closet on the left with white doors also holds a personal safe
    Ceiling fan moves the air while the window on the ceiling replicates daylight - it is synchronized with our location, so it darkens when the sun sets - closet on the left with white doors also holds a personal safe
  • Smart TV with Hulu+Live TV (no ads) allows guests to sign on to their other streaming services - office desk against the wall, left of the reddish door, leads to onsite laundry room
    Smart TV with Hulu+Live TV (no ads) allows guests to sign on to their other streaming services - office desk against the wall, left of the reddish door, leads to onsite laundry room
  • The white box near the ceiling is the heat pump / minisplit that controls heating and cooling with a the white remote on the coffee table
    The white box near the ceiling is the heat pump / minisplit that controls heating and cooling with a the white remote on the coffee table
  • Handcrafted dining table for four features butcher block top
    Handcrafted dining table for four features butcher block top
  • Large kitchen with island and seating for four guests with plenty of overhead lighting
    Large kitchen with island and seating for four guests with plenty of overhead lighting
  • Plenty of room to prepare meals and snacks on kitchen island and countertops - blackout shades cover the historic double hung windows in Vetehuset - Skorda
    Plenty of room to prepare meals and snacks on kitchen island and countertops - blackout shades cover the historic double hung windows in Vetehuset - Skorda
  • The dishwasher is very quiet (about 50 db) - it is just to the left of the kitchen's double sink and across from the refrigerator with ice maker
    The dishwasher is very quiet (about 50 db) - it is just to the left of the kitchen's double sink and across from the refrigerator with ice maker
  • Kitchen area features a microwave/vent over electric range and full-size refrigerator - Ooma phone for local calls is next to the paper towels
    Kitchen area features a microwave/vent over electric range and full-size refrigerator - Ooma phone for local calls is next to the paper towels
  • King-size bed with Casper mattress - phones and other electrical devices can be recharged on nightstands
    King-size bed with Casper mattress - phones and other electrical devices can be recharged on nightstands
  • The bathroom mirror is installed on a cabinet holding a few more items for our guests...notice the hooks in the reflection in the mirror
    The bathroom mirror is installed on a cabinet holding a few more items for our guests...notice the hooks in the reflection in the mirror
  • Original historic door between the bathroom sink and the shower/bathtub/commode closes for privacy
    Original historic door between the bathroom sink and the shower/bathtub/commode closes for privacy
  • Barrier-free tiled shower has plenty of room - the shiny strip near the bottom of the shower curtain is the drain - the water temperature stays the same if others use water elsewhere in the historic studio apartment
    Barrier-free tiled shower has plenty of room - the shiny strip near the bottom of the shower curtain is the drain - the water temperature stays the same if others use water elsewhere in the historic studio apartment
  • Want to relax? Soak in our tub!
    Want to relax? Soak in our tub!
  • Commode has grab bars and handy storage cabinet to store other paper goods
    Commode has grab bars and handy storage cabinet to store other paper goods
  • Large laundry features full-size washer and dryer next to laundry sink - this laundry room is shared with Vetehuset - Plantera
    Large laundry features full-size washer and dryer next to laundry sink - this laundry room is shared with Vetehuset - Plantera
  • Entry to Vetehuset was designed to mimic a grain elevator since it also holds the elevator to second floor - private parking under carport
    Entry to Vetehuset was designed to mimic a grain elevator since it also holds the elevator to second floor - private parking under carport
  • To enter the elevator, use the key code to unlock the entry door, walk into the elevator, be sure to close both the red door and curtain door, push the button to the second floor exit into vestibule, then close BOTH doors
    To enter the elevator, use the key code to unlock the entry door, walk into the elevator, be sure to close both the red door and curtain door, push the button to the second floor exit into vestibule, then close BOTH doors
  • Vestibule from 2nd floor elevator leads directly to Vetehuset - Skorda entry door - kick back at the bar height table and chairs
    Vestibule from 2nd floor elevator leads directly to Vetehuset - Skorda entry door - kick back at the bar height table and chairs
  • Vetehuset floor plan, Skorda is on the left side, toward the alley side of the historic Berquist and Nelson Drug Store building
    Vetehuset floor plan, Skorda is on the left side, toward the alley side of the historic Berquist and Nelson Drug Store building
  • How to Charge Electric Vehicle
    How to Charge Electric Vehicle
1 Bath • Sleeps 2-4
Accessible Internet Downtown (more...)

This second floor studio apartment exceeds expectations with high-quality, comfortable furnishings and an inviting vibe. Vetehuset-Skorda provides a home base on Lindsborg's historic Main Street while exploring the countryside or simply walking out the door to shops and galleries.

The 150-year-old Berquist and Nelson Drugstore Building, where Vetehuset is nestled on the second floor, was awarded a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. 

You’ll reach Vetehuset-Plantera (Swedish for “the Wheat House - Harvest”) by taking the private elevator from the carport to the second floor. It is housed inside a structure, designed by Brian Freeman, that mimics a grain elevator, hence the name of this historic apartment. A lovely vestibule is the perfect spot to sip your morning coffee as you check your email or plan your day. The Berquist and Nelson Drugstore Building, where Vetehuset is nestled on the second floor, was awarded a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Designed by Victoria Freeman, guests enter the studio apartment into a welcoming living room, where much of the historic floorplan has been honored and retained. The cozy sofa and two chairs form a lovely conversation area, while convenient coffee and end tables enjoying a beverage or snack so simple. You’ll love the unusual artwork created by a local artist. Boasting plenty of light, you’ll probably want to break out the novel you’ve been planning to read. Or you’ll decide instead to stream your favorite show or a movie on the Smart TV with Hulu+Live TV with no ads using our Gigabyte high-speed internet.

You’ll slumber in comfort and style in a king-size bed with a Casper mattress. The sleeping area is set apart from the living area, which creates a nice sense of separation and privacy not commonly found in most studio apartments. A closet is nearby.

A fully-equipped kitchen with full size stainless steel appliances and a quiet dishwasher is an unexpected pleasure at Vetehuset-Skorda. With plenty of cabinets and counter space, it’s an easy task to whip up your favorite meals, even a midnight snack.

A dining table for four is adjacent to the kitchen and offers a comfortable, relaxed dining experience for guests.

In the bathroom, you’ll find a door between the bathroom sink and the barrier-free walk-in shower, full-size bathtub and commode. The spacious laundry room features a front-loading washer and dryer, even a drying rack, that are shared with another vacation rental, Vetehuset-Plantera, next door.

While embracing its original historic construction, sustainability is literally built into Vetehuset-Skorda. The entire studio apartment is insulated for temperature and noise with insulation from recycled blue jeans. The interior is heated and cooled with high-efficiency electric heat pumps, often called minisplits. Appliances are Energy Star certified and plumbing fixtures offer low-flow efficiency. The recycling bin is found in the laundry room.

Prior to arrival, guests are provided with an entry code that will unlock the door to the elevator, hall and entry door. Be sure to lock the doors each time you leave Vetehuset-Skorda.

Contact information is provided near the telephone. Our intent is to leave guests alone to enjoy Lindsborg and central Kansas, unless you really need us.

Lindsborg, Kansas is an artist community that embraces its unique spin on all things Swedish. Guests visit Lindsborg for its festivals, shopping along Main Street and art museums, including the Sandzen Gallery (America's Van Gogh). Coronado Heights (a "castle" built by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression) is a popular destination for picnics and to soak in the views of the countryside. Larger cities of Salina and McPherson are a short drive away. Another destination is the Cosmosphere, the largest collection of Russian and American space memorabilia outside of the Smithsonian - including the Apollo 13 capsule Odyssey.

Guests drive to this destination. Lindsborg is located about 4 miles west of I-135. The closest airport is Salina Municipal Airport (SLN), approximately 20 miles away. The Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita (ICT) is approximately 80 miles away.

Guests communicate with our local property manager by phone or text. The property manager can meet the guests for a tour of the property.

Hello, my name is Jim (he/him/his)! As you may have guessed, I am a big fan of Lindsborg, KS for its friendly townsfolk and business owners. Perhaps also because, according to DNA test results, I’m 80% Swedish! I was the first vacation rental owner in the area and my properties began as a kind of experiment to see if they would catch on. Fortunately, they did and my properties are now warmly embraced by the local community. While I don’t live in Lindsborg, I have been welcomed into the community as a “local” who just happens to live elsewhere. When I’m not tending to my vacation rentals, you will find me working in my commercial real estate business, where I own and rent commercial spaces for small businesses and apartments for local residents. In my leisure time, I particularly enjoy genealogy (not a big surprise there!), traveling, and hiking. I look forward to welcoming you to my properties in Little Sweden USA!
Property Type Studio in a building on the 2nd floor
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In A keypad is available 24 hours a day to provide entry for guests
Elevator Private elevator from carport to Vetehuset
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 21
  • Long term rental allowed
Setting & View
  • Downtown
General
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Shower Gel
  • Clothing Storage (closet or wardrobe)
  • Clothes Drying Rack
Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Pots & Pans
  • Kitchen Island
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Coffee
Bathrooms 1 Bath
  • Bathroom – Shower, Toilet, Tub
Sink area is separate from the rest of the bathroom with a barrier-free shower, bathtub and toilet
Sleeping Arrangements 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2-4
  • Living Area – 1 Sleeper Sofa/Futon
  • Sleeping Area – 1 King bed
As with any studio apartment, the sleeping area is open to the living area and kitchen. Vetehuset-Skorda offers a queen-size bed with Casper mattress. Convenient charging ports are on the nightstands. The sofa bed converts into a full-size bed.
Entertainment
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smart TV
Family
  • Babysitter Recommendations
  • Pack N Play/Travel Crib
  • Room Darkening Shades
Outdoor
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Walkable to Park/Playground
Vehicles
  • Parking
  • EV Charger
  • Free Parking On Premises
Theme
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
Attractions
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Zoo
Leisure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
Safety
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Cleaning Products
Expectations
  • Requires Stairs
  • Shared Spaces
Accessibility
  • Single Level Home