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Experience a real fairy tale- living in a historic old Norwegian rural farm - Stabburet

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Experience a real fairy tale - living in an historic old Norwegian rural farm

'Hallingstua', originally from 1740, is the pivotal chalet, consisting of a big dining room and a living room, both with grand fireplaces. A large, almost an industrial kitchen with all facilities, bathroom with a shower, WC and a wash basin 'Beckstrømhytta' is a more 'modern' cabin from 1940´s with sleeping places for eight people, kitchen with all facilities, to bathrooms, with shower, bathtub, WC, wash basins, and a large living room with a grand fireplace. 'Stabburet' is a very cosy cabin built in 1740, with a small kitchen, bathroom with shower, to beds and a living room with a fireplace. The concept is informal, where people come and go. The stay can include full pension.


Skålsætra can offer beautiful surroundings, with breathtaking views over the lake, Randsfjorden, were fishing is great, snowcappet mountains such as Gaustadtoppen- all surrounded by wood- and farmland. It is ideal for scenic walks, bicycle rides, horse back rides and fishing during summer. The area is also popular among hang gliders. The location of the farm is perfect for cross country skiing during winter. The area were the farm is situated is called Hadeland, well known for its Viking roots, can also offer museums and churches from the middle ages. This mountain farm is in itself a museum, with buildings and interior dating back to 1740´s. The small town Brandbu nearby, caters for all your basic needs. There are bus services from Oslo airport, and trains from the centre of Oslo, either way it is only one and a half hour to drive.

Details for Stabburet 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

'Stabburet' is a very cosy cabin on piles, built in 1740, with a small kitchen, bathroom with shower and WC, to beds and a living room with a fireplace.

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
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Calendar last updated:
June 4, 2016
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Jaren station on Gjøvik banen
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Røykenvika, Randsfjorden

If you want to travel back in history, this is the place to visit. 'Skålsætra' is an absolute unique mountain farm, dating back to the 1740´s, situated in lovely, scenic surroundings, 680 metres above sea level. The farm consist of 22 buildings, basically old timber cabins, barns, stables, storehouses on pillars, etc. The buildings offers different facilities, some have kitchen and bathroom, and some are like living in the 17th c. This special place has a distinct fairy tale atmosphere throughout, filled with rare antiques and old farm equipment. It has striking panoramic views over woodland, rolling fields, a great lake (Randsfjorden) and snow capped mountains year around. This is as close to the core of rural Norwegian cultural history one can get, with beautiful sunsets and a mysterious atmosphere. It is a place filled with peace and quite, hence a perfect place for recreation. It is placed along the old pilgrim route. It is approx an hour and a half from Oslo and Gardemoen.

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Hønefoss House Rental Rates


  • Payment is made by international bank transfers. Please note that one third of the negotiated price is payable at the time of booking, and the remainder (two/thirds at least six weeks before arrival).
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Hønefoss House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 44 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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