Spacious house in beautiful surroundings

Spacious house in beautiful surroundings




Jul 2016

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home is located in the municipality of Hamarøy, which is called 'the Pearle of Nordland' because of its beautiful nature. It is also the home of Nobel prize winning author Knut Hamsun. As of today the best way to travel is by traveling to BODØ (airport). Driving from Bodø to our house takes about 3:15 hours in the summer (But remember, we have 24 hours of daylight then so you will not be traveling in the darkness). The journey is very picturesque in itself. The road will take you from the lowlands, over mountain passes, to the highlands and back to sealevel again. Alternatively you may choose to travel from Bodø to Skutvik by "fast-ferry." This journey will take 2:15 hours and is very nice as well. The passenger ferry is comfortable, and stays near to the coastline. Some spectacular views! From Skutvik to our house is about 30:minutes. We can have our car ready for you at the small harbour there.

Because of our location the sun will not set between may and September, this is also known as the "Midnight sun". 
Many possibilities for hiking and walking on marked and/or unmarked trails, both to hilltops, mountain tops as other areas. Generally speaking nature is very accessible in Hamarøy.

Fishing both at sea and on lakes.(no permits required for sea-fishing). We have Bicycles available, 2 adult-sized, 1 for a teenager or small adult and 1 small children`s bycycle. 2 road-racing bicycles.
2 seakajakks.


More about us

  1. We are a dutch family who has been living in Northern Norway since 1996. We have two children, age 13 and 17, but the oldest doesn't live here anymore because of his studies.
    We have two border collies and one little streetmix, who we would love for you to take care of during your stay. A dogkennel is both expensive and a long distance from our house and therefore we prefer an exchange with people that would like to look after them. The border collies are about 9 years old and the little one is almost 2.

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Where is it?


The following link gives you lots of short videos from the municipallity Hamarøy:

Ferry to Lofoten Islands 20 km from house.

New built Hamsunsenter 10 km from house.
The Hamsun centre:

Various galleries in the area. Possible to rent canoes at local camping.

On this website you can see beautifull pictures of the area:

Spa centre (opened winter 2011) 5 km from where we live: 
Owner Regina Stier, fysiotherapist, speaks Norwegian, German and English
More info about Tranøy

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