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Live in the city center with the sea breeze gently wafting through, or mere minutes from downtown with the forests of northern Sweden surrounding you? Whether you seek the idyllic countryside, city life, or something in between, in Skellefteå, you have every opportunity to find the home (and life) of your dreams!

There are several areas from which to choose, all with different characteristics. With beautiful neighborhoods of single-family homes, downtown apartments for young professionals and urban dwellers, and newly built townhouses, perfect for growing families in need of space, Skellefteå offers a diverse array of housing choices.

Surrounding Skellefteå, within close proximity, are smaller towns, vil­lages, and other communities, often in wonderfully scenic settings. If you are looking for a peaceful life in the countryside, there are plenty of pro­perties from which to choose. Most importantly, the commuting distances are relatively short, making it possible and convenient to live in the countryside while working downtown.

Experiences just around the corner!

In Skellefteå, you are never far away from a really good experience. Nothing is further away than a 30-minute drive - whether you like art and culture, fast-paced activities or quiet nature experiences.

Karta över Skellefteå med länkar till aktiviteter och områden Ta några svängar i Storklinta Skidcenter Odla morötter i kolonilotten Trixa med cykeln vid Skellefteå bike arena Sätt en 360 i Skateparken Vandra bland omväxlande natur längs Kyrkstigen Promenera genom Bonnstan och Nordanå Ta ett dopp i Falkträsket efter jobbet Ta del av världens kultur i Sara kulturhus Ta ett nytt steg i din karriär på Campus Skellefteå Gör din egen ost i Burträsk Åk bort och kom hem igen. Flygplats 20 minuter. Vandra efter Linnéstigen vid Bure älv Besök fyren på Bjuröklubb Paddla kanot i älven och ut mot havet Åk längdskidor i ett av våra elljusspår Förtöj båten vid Kåge hamn Koppla av med fyrfota vänner i ridhuset

Articles: Living in Skellefteå

Articles: Living in Skellefteå

  • The family journey for a sustainable lifestyle - everyone contributes in their own way

    Angelica Holmqvist lives on Hjortronstigen in Skellefteå with her partner Lee and their two daughters My and Ellie. The brick house on the hill became a perfect compromise between city life and being surrounded by a little forest - it also fits well with their commitment to sustainability and a green lifestyle. - Living sustainably doesn't have to be complicated. The little things in everyday life can make a big difference, says Angelica.

  • 1600 new homes in two years - now Skellefteå wants to accelerate the construction boom!

    In 2023, about 800 new homes were completed in Skellefteå, the same number as in 2022. Despite the record-high rate of migration and the tangible housing shortage, Skellefteå faces challenges from external factors and outdated prejudices about Norrland from investors, which inhibits investments. - In Skellefteå, we have a strong economy, with many opportunities for growth and development, but it is crucial that we can add new housing, says Patrik Larsen, land and development manager in Skellefteå.

  • Moving from Grenoble to Skellefteå - how the family found a home

    When Arnaud Lucas moved with his family from Grenoble in southeastern France to Skellefteå, housing was an important piece of the puzzle to put in place. With the help of Northvolt and Skellefteå Municipality, they found a cozy house with its own garden in Bergsbyn. - When you leave your comfort zone, it is very important to find a safe place, a real home , " says Arnaud .

  • Skellefteå takes the lead in the green transition

    Skellefteå is today one of Sweden's most expansive places. The arrows for immigration, investments and construction are pointing upwards. Social investments are now estimated to amount to more than SEK 80 billion by 2030.