Waterfront in the heart of Lofoten

Waterfront in the heart of Lofoten

Cathinka

 

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

We have a large house, and half of the house is Cathinka´s glass studio, and the other half is where we live.
Our home is colourful, warm, safe and has a relaxed happy vibe. I have to mention that the floor in our living room is made of 23000 small pieces of wood that we shopped, sanded and put down. It took 4 ever to make, ha ha ha, not that funny at the time, but now it is ;-)
Since Cathinka is an glassblower, we have nice unique handmade glasses to drink of.
The house has 3 bedrooms, and a bath upstairs, and kitchen, living room and toilet on the ground floor. The house has a normal standard. The entrance, living room and kitchen is newly renovated, and the rest of the house is from the 80´s.
From the living room you can see the ocean and the mountains. Its 200 meters from town senter of Kabelvåg, and 5 kilometers from Svolvær. Kabelvåg is an old town (1000 years old) and is founded on the rich fishery outside our doorstep.

Light and bright interior with air con. Separate shower & bath on the ground floor, and a main bathroom upstairs. Comfy beds.

All sorts of kitchen appliances & dishes, security, flat screen TV, Bicycles & "spark" in carport. Musical keyboard also available. Car exchange is possible, and will give you the best opportunity to see the most of Lofoten.

WIFI
We have a trustworthy cleaner who would be available during your stay every week if you wished at kr 200/hour.


Lofoten is ideal for fishing, hiking, downhill-skiing (randonee).

How to get here
The closest airport is Helle Airport: https://avinor.no/flyplass/svolvar/
This airport is 15 minutes by car from our home.
You can also fly to Harstad evenes airport: https://avinor.no/en/airport/harstadnarvik-airport/
To here you can fly both Norwegian and SAS
There is buss connection to Svolvær / Kabelvåg where we live, the bus drive is about 2 1/2 h. We often go here when we travel because it is cheaper flights.
You can also fly to Bodø airport:https://avinor.no/en/airport/bodo-airport/
hurtigruta across the fjord or the speedboat to Svolvær

Cruice over the fjord:
https://www.hurtigruten.no/destinasjoner/norge/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAk7TuBRDQARIsAMRrfUbkiGSJSJv5HOKVeBsXQaaJY_HrFPLsyUZq-Nhtw0C-u86tto-xu9QaAl-5EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

Speedboat over the fjord:
https://reisnordland.no

Features

More about us

  1. We are a family with two children, Frida (6) and Emil (3)
    We love interiors and beautiful gardens. We are a close-knit little family that love spending time together and now that our kids are a little older, we can’t wait to explore the world!

  2. John Arne works as a principal at Henningsvær school.
    Cathinka Is Glassblower and have a glass studio with gallery next to our home.

  3. We love design, glass, handicraft, hiking and nature, our home reflects this.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

If you want to see Lofoten, see the aurora borealis, Trollfjorden, and generally loves nature, this is a perfect place for you. If you want to be active there is a lot of things to do. You can surf in ice cold water under the northern light, diving is exceptional in Lofoten in the winter time. Crosscountry skiing, downhill skiing, hiking, snowshoe hiking, kayaking, boat trips etc. If you come we will give you a list with names to contact or things to do. There is walking distance to the Aquarium centered in Nyvågar, Kabelvåg.
To get to public buses and grochery store there is only 5 minutes walk.

If you just want to relax this is the perfect place for that too.
Cathinka´s glass studio next door, Lofoten Glass is open and here you can learn how to make your own glass beads. A fun, relaxing activity if you want to try something new.


Our home is close to the famous lighthouse spot where you can look over the fjord. We also have small unique handicrafts shops and galleries in our village, Lofoten in general has a lot to offer.

Buzzy restaurants
In Kabelvåg you find Italian Pizza bar at Arbeider, Nice alacarte at Nyvågar and Pub food at Prestengbrygga.
Cool bars
we have 3 bars in KAbelvåg. Nyvågar Hotell bar, Arbeidern and Prestengbrygga. If you go to Svolvær you find a bunch of them.
Cozy cafés
We do have cafes in Kabelvåg, also lots of cosy cafes in Lofoten.
Retail therapy
In svolvær yo ucan find different Shopping malls. If you go to Henningsvær you will find unique shopping boutique
Bit of culture
There is several museums and galleries in Lofoten.
Walks in the park
We do have a Small park. But nature is the biggest.
Spot of exercise
in Kabelvåg we have gym, in Svolvær you a a Yoga senter
Day tripping
In the stress of Kabelvåg you can do day tripping.

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