Historical Romantic Villa Surrounded by Mountains with Sea Views

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Last updated: 05/08/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Turner House welcomes guests to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Stongfjorden. This grand wooden villa affords a fine view down the fjord and snow capped mountains. Perfect for family holidays, romantic getaways or small functions. Comfortably furnished in traditional style with 2 fireplaces and wooden floors,fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and freezer, lounge, dining room, library, grand entrance and stairway, 1 bathroom with bath and shower, ! shower room with toilet and 1 wash-room/wc. Bedrooms: 1 double with balcony and Fjord view, 1 double with balcony, 2 twin.Good quality bedding provided, baby cot available. Easy access to the large garden from entrance veranda, ideal for watching the sun set.Guests have use of deckchairs,garden croquet,picnic blanket,fold up chairs, a swing and barbecue.Bicycles at house for hire. Complimentary welcome basket.

Sailing and Fishing: Sailing (April - October)
Sailing available on a 39' Offshore yacht with an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor.
Sail Trail (April - October)
A short Sail to an offshore island and a 400 metre hike to the summit can be arranged
Fishing (All year round)
Small boat with Outboard available to hire for fishing in the Fjord

Walking: Walking ( All year round)
Several walksof all standards from 1 to 6 hours, or more. Blegja, 1304m is less than 10 km away.

Skiing: Skiing (December - April)
There is downhill slope less than 30 mins drive away and others less than an hour away. There are marked cross country trails within easy reach or for the more adventurous there are several ski walks up and around the nearby fjells.

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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 3 twin/ single, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • 1.Large romantic room with sleigh bed and balcony with magnificent views over fjord and mountains. His and hers wardrobe space and dressing table and writing table.2. Large double bed commands a fjord view with wardrobe and dressing table and comfy chair.3.Spacious room with twin beds and balcony with mountain and tree view,large wardrobe,table and chairs.4.Family room with 3 single beds and moveable cot, large wardrobe and store room, woodland view ideal for children.All rooms have electric heaters, hair dryer and iron available.Each room has a 'Travellers Chest' with spare blankets,handmade soap, stationary sets and slippers....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    En suite...moreless

  • The main bathroom on the first floor is quite spacious with large bath and shower attachment, separate shower,sink and toilet and woodland view. The ground floor has its own wash-room/WC. The Sauna also has it's own changing and shower area....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Sailing Courses and Cruises available Painting tuition and cultural guide available through Turner House. Pick up Drop off service can be arranged. Mountain walking guides can be arranged. Transport to ski slopes both Alpine and Cross Country can be arranged. Picnic Hampers can be made, booked in advance....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Available on request...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Boat with motor available for hire...moreless

  • Child's Swing
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Tennis Court in the village...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

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50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Forde Bringeland, Forde
14 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
14 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
140 Kilometres
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

The small village of Stongfjorden has a big and interesting history. From Bronze Age rock carvings to B.A.C making an important base here in 1900s.This created many fine villas and a tennis court, Turner House being the Directors house. SunnGeoCenter holds conferences and tours of local Geology. The Grand Canyon starts here! Honsehagen Medieval Winecellar and restaurant is a unique experience,pre booking essential, sistered with Olde Hanse in Tallin. Local paintings and loom weaving crafts on sale in Turner House. Nearby, Rivedal has a statue of the founder of Iceland,Ingolf Arnarson who came from here. Visit Dale home of poet Jakob Sande. Take a ferry ride to Vaerlandet and cycle over 6 bridges out into the Atlantic to beautiful Bulandet. Drive to a Glacier in Jostedalsbreen National Park with a museum and ice walking trips.Spend time in Fjaerland Book Village. Sunnfjord Outdoor Museum in Forde is a collection of antique buildings from the area with walks and picnic areas.

Other Activities: Painting Courses, RYA sailing Courses, Geology Tours,Medieval Winecellar,Hunting


Owner info

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Speaks: english, french, norwegian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Turner House

    Turner House

  • View from the house

    View from the house

  • Library


  • Lounge


  • Bedroom


  • Kitchen


  • The Sauna

    The Sauna

  • Log Fire in the Lounge

    Log Fire in the Lounge

  • Log Fire in the Library

    Log Fire in the Library

  • Dinghy for hire

    Dinghy for hire

  • Turner House in Winter

    Turner House in Winter

  • Entrance Hall

    Entrance Hall

  • From the Front Door

    From the Front Door

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom


  • From the South West

    From the South West

  • Sunset


  • Sail Trailing Alden

    Sail Trailing Alden

  • Sail Trailing on Store Batalden

    Sail Trailing on Store Batalden

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