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Experience a Real Fairy Tale- Living in a Historic Old Norwegian Rural Farm - Beckstrømhytta

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The beautiful panoramic view during winter

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Property description

'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.
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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.

Beckstrømhytta: Oslo Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 816629ha

'Beckstrømhytta' is a more 'modern' cabin from 1940´s with sleeping places for eight people, divided on three bedrooms, one of the a mezzanine floor. Kitchen with all facilities, two bathrooms, one with with shower, bathtub, WC, and wash basins, one with WC, shower and wash basin. This cabin consists of a large living room with a grand fireplace. Dining table, with the possibilities for 12 people around the table, and a living room area.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 120 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • VCR

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Gardemoen
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Jaren station on Gjøvik banen
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
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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Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian

 

Photos

  • The beautiful panoramic view during winter

    The beautiful panoramic view during winter

  • And during summer over the lake

    And during summer over the lake

  • Hallingstua

    Hallingstua

  • Living room in Hallingstua

    Living room in Hallingstua

  • Stabburet

    Stabburet

  • Beckstrømhytta during winter

    Beckstrømhytta during winter

  • Living room Beckstrømhytta

    Living room Beckstrømhytta

  • Bedroom Beckstrøhytta

    Bedroom Beckstrøhytta

  • Sauna

    Sauna

  • Cosy kithen in Sætra

    Cosy kithen in Sætra

  • Living room in Sætra

    Living room in Sætra

  • Hallingstua

    Hallingstua

  • Fire place in the dining room

    Fire place in the dining room

  • View from Hallingstua

    View from Hallingstua

  • Living room in Stabburet

    Living room in Stabburet

  • Dining room in Beckstrømhytta

    Dining room in Beckstrømhytta

  • Living room Beckstrømhytta

    Living room Beckstrømhytta

  • The green

    The green

  • The old Hallingstua, seen between barn and sauna

    The old Hallingstua, seen between barn and sauna

  • Roof painting in the living room in Sætra

    Roof painting in the living room in Sætra

  • Guests arriving Skålsætra

    Guests arriving Skålsætra

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Bed And Breakfast
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
Email owner

+47 22206201

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