Kommunalhemmet 7 is a newly built residential area, beautifully situated by the river. Nearby are walking paths, outdoor gym, ski and snowmobile trails. The local environment consists of green areas, forest and watercourses.

There is a communal sauna on site.

Within 1-2 km there is Malmen's independent school, municipal preschools, secondary and upper secondary schools.
A short walk away is the nearest grocery store and a manned gas station.