In the scenic surroundings of the Alster valley in Karlstad, Sweden, you will find the Mjölnartorpet ecovillage. With the forest close by and the city-center just a 20-minute bike ride away, the placement of the village is ideal. The Mjölnartorpet ecovillage is a sustainable and ecological housing alternative where the residents take a joint responsibility for the present and future of the village.

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Facts and figures

No. of households

Apartment sizes

Construction year

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Water and sanitation

Economy and organization
18, in 9 semi-detached houses

2-7 bedrooms (840-1700 ft2)


5 miles

Solar heating and pellet burning central heating; some apartments have fireplaces

Fresh water well, urine-separating toilets, and mini sewage treatment plant

The ecovillage is organized in a housing cooperative with a stable economy.