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Steinar Nilsen or Riitta Pelli-Nilsen

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian, finnish

Luxury penthouse with magnificent bay view by the Oslofjord

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Sande i Vestfold Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Modern Oslofjord waterfront property

A modern penthouse apartment on the waterfront with stunning sea views. The open plan living area is bright and airy with it's high ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows facing south, west and north. A large patio door further extends the living room out onto a 15 m² balcony overlooking the fjord and the adjacent marina.

The apartment is located on the 4th floor in one of six terraced buildings completed in November 2010. The area is secluded from traffic and other residential areas.

Skippered sailing trips can be arranged directly from the property. Contact owner for details and rates.

Museums and historical sights: Vestfold county includes a variety of great historical sights and museums including:

- Edvard Munch's House in Åsgårdstrand.

- Horten Automobile museum.

- The Norwegian Navy Museum in Horten.

- Preus museum of photography in Horten.

- Midgard Historical Centre in Horten.

- Borrehaugene National Park (Scandinavia's largest Viking graveyard) in Horten.

- Slottsfjellet (Scandinavia's largest ruin park) in Tønsberg.

Sailing, boating and sea-kayaking: A boat rental company is operating from the marina offering motor boats from 34' to 39' and a yet ski. There is also a company renting sea kayaks just 7 kms down the coastal road.

If you prefer a day of sailing and is not comfortable manoeuvring big boats yourself, the owner can arrange skippered yacht sailing on a 37' sail boat directly from the marina. Inquiries must be made at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. Please contact owner for details and rates.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Steinar Nilsen or Riitta Pelli-Nilsen (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian, finnish

About Steinar Nilsen or Riitta Pelli-Nilsen

I am a Norwegian engineer living in Oslo with my wife and teenage son. We all enjoy travelling and love to visit new places.

We have a beautiful holiday apartment in a fantastic location overlooking the Oslofjord. We bought this place in 2010 and occasionaly rent it out to visiting families when we are not using it ourselves.

My favourite leisure activity is sailing and we own a 37' cruiser which we use as often we can. The Oslofjord is perfect for sailing with its combination of open waters and passages protected by a huge number of beautiful islands.

I also enjoy skiing when it is too cold for sailing. Oslo is surrounded by hills and forests and is perfect for crosscountry skiing, but also have some decent areas for alpine skiing.

Steinar Nilsen or Riitta Pelli-Nilsen purchased this apartment in 2010

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)
Luxury penthouse with magnificent bay view by the Oslofjord
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
5

Excellent apartment and holiday location

  • 5 of 5

We found this an excellent apartment for combining a relaxed outdoor holiday in beautiful countryside with visits to Oslo’s cultural, dining and maritime scene.

Very well equipped, comfortable and attractively decorated on a nautical theme, we especially liked the large dining table – good for spreading out maps - kitchen area with plenty of room and cosy sofa by the window with stunning views of Sandebukta. Details such as a thermos flask, candles and outdoor rugs were appreciated. The apartment has good Wi- Fi access.

The Co-op supermarket is a few minutes’ drive away (or you can walk from the apartment on the footpaths) and has all basic requirements.

The area immediately around the apartment is ideal for rambling, picnicking and just watching the marina activities with easily accessible board walks, jetties, mini beaches and wooded headlands to explore. (Take a picnic to the flat rocks at the secluded end of the fjord) Above the fjord there are beautiful forest and lakeside walks near the village of Hof.

Holmestrand and Horton are fascinating ports with lots to see and do.

Sande has a good train service to Oslo as an alternative to driving in and the Ostbanehallen at Oslo station has great cafes and food shops. We took the ferry to Bygdoy where the highlight for us was going aboard polar ship Fram in the brilliant Fram Museum.

The process of booking our holiday was very straightforward and Steinar was always available via text and email, (thanks in particular for the live traffic tips when we were held up on the E18!), welcomed us to the apartment and gave us great info on local walks.

We would thoroughly recommend this apartment when visiting this lovely area of Norway and look forward to coming again.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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4

Trip to apartment in Sande

  • 4 of 5

A good clean & compact apartment for self-catering, with a fantastic view of the bay. Recommended for local sightseeing & we were surprised how easy it was getting to Oslo & back again in an evening with the car.

On our short visit Steinar showed us kind hospitality, we were greeted upon our arrival & we shared good communication during the months prior to our arrival by phone & email who gave us good advise. The owners kindly let us use their Bikes - there are some fantastic scenic cycle routes from the doorstep but seen as this is Norway some parts were quite challenging with hills in places but it was worth it.

We recommend this place & it would be a pleasure to return.

Thank you to the Nilsen family.

With kindest Regards,

N&V

UK.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

very nice stay in a very nice appartement

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Beautiful and well equipped apartment with amazing views.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment exceeded our expectations.

It is a beautifully spacious and modern apartment, not to mention warm.

It is very well equipped and we found everything there that we needed for our week's stay.

We were travelling with our six month old daughter and the owners very kindly organised use of a travel cot and bedding.

We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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4

A very nice apartment with a beautiful view.

  • 4 of 5

A very nice Apartment with a beautiful view, we had a nice stay in a well-mantained Apartment and we will recomend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

We enjoy the stay

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful apartement with an excellent equipment und seaview.

everything is 5*****

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
113 Kilometres
Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Seilet Sportsbar
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Oslo
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Sande Golfklubb (9 hole)
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Sande
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
E18 Hanekleiva
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Seilet Sportsbar
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Kongsberg
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Local Beach
Car: recommended

This modern apartment is located in a new sea front development overlooking Sande Bay, a branch of the Oslofjord. Directly from the adjacent marina you have access to the fjord whether you would like to go fishing, sailing, swimming or just for a nice walk along the coastal path. Sande is a small community located North in the beautiful county of Vestfold. With it's central location, the coastal cities in Vestfold and the larger cities Drammen and Oslo are well in reach for a day trip or just a few hours of shopping or sightseeing.

Vestfold is well known for it's beautiful 980 km long coast line with more than 1000 islands making it an ideal destination for all kinds of water activities. The county is also known for it's viking heritage with the highest concentration of monumental burials in Viking Scandinavia. Vestfold's viking sites have recently been included on UNESCO's Tentative List intended for nomination as a World Heritage Site.

Other Activities: Ice fishing, sea kayaking, boat rental

Golf: Within 20 kms driving distance, you can choose between 3 golf courses: Skoger (18-hole, Jeremy Turner PAR 71), Solum (18-hole) and Sande (9-hole). They all accept guest players.

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Rates & Availability

Sande i Vestfold Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
NOK
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 19 2016 - Sep 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,299
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$209
From
$261
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,044
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$187
From
$234
Fri,Sat,Sun
$935
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$260
From
$325
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,299
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$187
From
$234
Fri,Sat,Sun
$935
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$260
From
$325
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,299
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 24 2017 - Jun 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$209
From
$261
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,044
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $364

25% non refundable deposit to be paid by bank transfer within seven days of making a booking. Balance of rent to be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival date.

Security deposit: NOK 3,000 to be paid cash at arrival or by bank transfer together with balance payment. The security deposit will be returned within 1 week after successful departure inspection.
Weekend rates are based on a 2-nights stay.

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Amenities

Sande i Vestfold Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 86 m²
  • 4 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Modern, tiled bathroom with heated floor. Dimmable spotlights.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , High ceiling
  • 2 extra mattresses provided for additional guest(s)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Sand Box
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
4th floor with elevator directly from parking garage.

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